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Car rentals in Makinen: All you need to know

You want a great vehicle to get around Makinen whether you're traveling for a business or pleasure. See the famous sites around town and park in front of the popular restaurants in Makinen. CarRentals.com has gathered your most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Makinen. Read on to discover how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.

Where do I find a great deal on a car rental in Makinen?

CarRentals.com makes it easy to snag the cheapest deals. Just enter your travel dates and go through the list of rental car suppliers, choose the top rental locations, and find the cheapest offers in Makinen. You can also:

  • Read the mileage policy to steer clear of any surprise expenses
  • Reserve your car rental 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 if you rent the car for longer

These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Makinen.

What rental companies have retailers in Makinen?

From budget-friendly brands like Thrifty and Budget to global names like Advantage and Hertz, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the online reviews to get an idea of which one is best for you.

What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Makinen?

That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what activities you want to do in Makinen. If you're having trouble picking the right car, be sure to read over the chart below. We've compared the most popular categories for you:

Car TypeBest forCategory Includes
PremiumBusiness travelers who want a little luxury as they cruise MakinenMercedes C-Class, Audi A4, or similar
Minivan or SUVFamilies with plenty of bags and a need for spaceChrysler Town & Country, Dodge Grand Caravan, or similar
HybridThose that want to get the most miles per gallon on their tripHonda Civic, Kia Optima, or similar

What age do you have to be to rent a car in Makinen?

Typically, to rent a car in Makinen you must be at least 21. Please note, you may find that there is an added charge if you are under 25 or for larger or higher category rentals. Go over the supplier's terms to determine what any additional fees is before you rent your car.

Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Makinen?

Insurance is always needed, no matter where you rent a car. With that said, your current car insurance may cover you. Additionally, if you pay using your credit card, the card's policy may also insure you. Keep in mind, those policies might not totally cover your rental, and you'll have to add it on to your booking. Check ahead of time and, if it is required, you can just add it at the CarRentals.com checkout.

What is the difference between all the fuel policies?

Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Below is a list of the most common ones.

You will need to find an open gas station close to your car rental supplier
Policy TypePolicy DescriptionAdvantagesDisadvantages
Full to FullYou'll have a full tank when you collect your car. Use as much gas as you need and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off. As long as you replace the fuel before returning the car, you won't face any extra feesYou only pay for the fuel you use. If you only use half of a tank, you'll only need to refill half of a tank, and therefore avoid paying for any you don't need. You can fill up at any station you want 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. Some providers offer a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to verify with them beforehandThere will be no need to go searching for a gas station before you return your carThe supplier usually charges a higher rate for the fuel than a local gas station
Empty to emptyYou will not have a full tank of fuel when you collect the vehicle, and you don't have to fill the tank back up before you drop it back offYou fill the tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local pricesYou'll need to find a gas station shortly after you collect the car

What fuel policy should I get?

We recommend a full to full policy. You should receive your automobile with a full tank, and you will want to return it topped off. To avoid any added expenses, fill up your tank before returning the rental.

Is it worth getting unlimited miles?

Unlimited miles is a good choice if you plan to do a bit of sightseeing or visit a lot of business associates all over Makinen. You can drive as much as you like and not incur added charges. Go over your rental agreement to find out if there are any limitations.

Know before you go

Make sure you check a few items prior to leaving the car rental lot. It's important to:

  • Walk around the vehicle and make sure there is no dents or scratches. If you notice any, write it down on the paperwork
  • Inspect the trunk to determine 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 windshield wipers
  • Figure out how to work the navigation and entertainment. It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are navigating a new area

Book your Makinen 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. No matter the situation, CarRentals.com has a car that can suit your needs and not deplete your travel piggy bank.