Car rentals in Mackay: All you need to know
A Mackay car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You'll be able to check out all the sights, and even see what the rest of Idaho has to offer. CarRentals.com has answered your most popular questions about car rentals in Mackay. Read on to see which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
Where do I get a bargain car rental in Mackay?
CarRentals.com makes it a breeze to book the cheapest rates. Just enter your travel dates and scroll through the variety of rental car companies, select the top rental locations, and find the most wallet-friendly offers in Mackay. You can also:
- Read the mileage policy to steer clear of any surprise expenses
- Reserve your rental car as far ahead of time as possible
- Avoid airport pick-ups; they tend to be more expensive
- Compare daily and weekly rates; you might save more with a longer rental
Even a little rental car know-how can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental suppliers have retailers in Mackay?
From budget-friendly brands like Budget and Thrifty to global names like Enterprise and Hertz, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Scan through the online reviews to get an idea of which one meets your needs.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Mackay?
That all depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit Mackay. If you're having trouble deciding, make sure to look over the chart below. We've compared the most popular types of cars for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury||When you want to travel Mackay in style||Camaro, Chrysler 300, or similar|
|SUV||Family getaways where you need additional room||Dodge Grand Caravan, Nissan Quest, or similar|
|Compact Car||Couple or two friends heading to the beach and back||Toyota Yaris, Nissan Versa, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Mackay?
Generally, the age limit for renting a car in Mackay is 21. However, you may find that there is an added charge if you're under 25 or for higher category rentals. Read through the supplier's terms to determine what any additional charges will be before you book your rental.
Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Mackay?
Insurance is mandatory, no matter where you're renting a car. However, your current car insurance may cover you. Additionally, if you pay using your credit card, the card's benefits may also insure you. Keep in mind, your policies may not cover you 100%, and you'll have to add it on to your booking. Check ahead of time and, if it is necessary, you can easily add it at the CarRentals.com checkout.
What is the fuel policy for Mackay rental cars?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will need to find a gas station near the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank when you pick up your automobile. You can use as much fuel as you need and top it off when you return your car when you are done. As long as you replace the fuel before returning the car, you won't face any extra fees||You only need to replace the fuel you used. Used a half of a tank? Then you just fill it back up to full. You won't be paying for any fuel you didn't use. You won't pay more than local fuel prices and you'll only pay service charges if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You pay for a full tank upfront and bring the car back with the tank empty. Many suppliers provide a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to confirm with them beforehand||You won't need to find a fuel station near your rental drop-off location||You usually pay a higher rate for a tank upfront then you would going to a nearby gas station|
|Empty to empty||You will not have a full tank of fuel when you collect your vehicle, and you don't have to fill the tank back up before you bring the car back||You fill the tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll need to find a gas station shortly after you collect the car|
What fuel policy should I get?
We usually recommend that you choose the full-to-full policy. This policy is the most straightforward, and you simply top off the tank before you bring it back.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
If you plan to see all that Mackay and maybe even the rest of Idaho offers, you're going to want unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Mackay. Go over the fine print to make sure your mileage is actually "unlimited."
Before you leave the lot
Be sure you check a few things before you leave the lot on your Mackay adventure. It's important to:
- Check out the vehicle and make sure there is no damage or scrapes. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
- Make you have a properly inflated spare tire, lug wrench, and jack in the trunk
- Get familiar with the controls of your car. Adjust the mirrors and seats, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Figure out how to work the radio or entertainment features. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Mackay rental car today
Know that you can count on a perfect set of wheels that will result in more extra cash in the bank when you reserve your Mackay rental car with CarRentals.com. Cash in on cheap deals on your perfect Mackay rental car when you book with CarRentals.com. See you on the road.