Car rentals in Macomb: All you need to know
A Macomb car rental gives you the opportunity to go where you want, when you want. You can check out all the sights, and even see what the rest of Michigan has to offer. CarRentals.com has answered the most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Macomb. Find out the dos and don'ts of car rentals.
How can I find a bargain car rental in Macomb?
CarRentals.com makes it a breeze to get budget-friendly rates. Simply enter your travel dates and scroll through the variety of rental car companies, choose the top rental locations, and find the best offers in Macomb. You should also:
- Read through the mileage policy to prevent any surprises
- Reserve your rental car as far in advance as possible
- Avoid airport pick-ups or drop-offs if possible; they tend to be more expensive
- Compare daily and weekly rates; you may 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 Macomb?
From budget-friendly brands like Fox and Budget to global names like Enterprise and Hertz, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the reviews to help you figure out which is best for your next trip.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Macomb?
That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what you'll be doing when you visit Macomb. If you're having difficulty picking the right car, be sure to read over our chart below. We have compared the most popular vehicle categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury or Premium-class||When you really want to go all out on your trip to Macomb||Cadillac XTS, Infiniti Q50, or similar|
|SUV or Minivan||Large groups who want to navigate Macomb together||Toyota RAV4, Dodge Grand Caravan, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want a quiet and comfortable ride with great fuel economy||BMW i3, Kia Optima, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Macomb?
Usually, to rent a car in Macomb you must be at least 21—the same as it is across the rest of the USA. However, you might need to pay a surcharge if you're under 25. Be sure to read over the supplier's terms to find what the total is before you rent your car.
Does Macomb require rental car insurance?
Insurance is required, wherever you're renting a car. With that said, your current car insurance may cover you. Additionally, if you pay for the rental in full using your credit card, the card's benefits may also insure you. Keep in mind, your policies might not totally cover your rental, and you'll have to add it to your booking for Macomb. Check in advance and, if it's required, you can easily add it at the CarRentals.com checkout.
What are the different fuel policies?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will have to find an open gas station close to your car rental supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||There will be a full tank of gas when you pick up your car. Use as much fuel as you like and top it off when you return your car. Just make sure to refill the tank before you return the car to avoid a refueling cost||You only pay for the fuel you use. If you only use half of a tank, you'll only have to refill half of a tank, and therefore avoid paying for any you don't need. 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'll pay for a full tank and return the car with the tank empty. Check with the supplier to see if they will refund you for any unused fuel||You won't need to find a petrol station near your rental drop-off location||You usually pay more 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 the vehicle, and you don't need to refill the gas before you bring the car back||You fill the tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll have to get some gas before you go on a long trip|
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
Many suppliers offer a variety of fuel policies. However, the stand-out winner is usually full-to-full. You simply bring the car back with the same amount of fuel you got it with. .
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
Unlimited mileage is a good option for those who don't want to worry about incurring any extra charges with the distance they drive. Just make sure that your policy really provides unlimited miles. Read the fine print before you book.
Before you leave the lot
Make sure you go over a few items before you leave the car rental lot on your Macomb adventure. You should:
- Look over the car and determine if there is any dents or scratches. If you notice any, mark it down on your paperwork
- Check the trunk to see if the spare is inflated and the necessary tools to change it are there
- Familiarize yourself with the car. Adjust the mirrors and seats to your liking, and figure out how to turn on the lights and wipers
- Get comfortable working the navigation and entertainment. It's best to limit any unneeded distractions when you are navigating a new area
Book your Macomb car rental today
Maybe you're traveling with your partner and kids, or carpooling with co-workers to and from the hotel to the conference center. Maybe you're traveling solo. CarRentals.com has the ideal car that can align with your requirements and not break your wallet.