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Car rentals in Manlius: All you need to know

You need a great vehicle to take you around Manlius whether you're going for a business trip or a vacation. Check out the famous sites around the area and park in front of the best restaurants in Manlius. CarRentals.com has gathered the most popular questions about renting a car in Manlius. Find out which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.

Where do I get a great deal on a car rental in Manlius?

You're on your way to finding the best price on your car rental with us. However, to increase your savings when you travel to Manlius you can do a few things. Be sure to:

  • Compare vehicle pricing before you book
  • Try to avoid airport pick-ups or drop-offs, which usually cost more
  • Determine ahead of time how much fuel/mileage you may use
  • Search and book as far in advance as you can

Even a little rental car know-how can go a long way to getting you the most savings.

What rental suppliers have outlets in Manlius?

From budget-friendly brands like Fox and Budget to global names like National and Hertz, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the reviews to help you figure out which is best for your next trip.

What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Manlius?

Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this New York metropolis means you're bound to find a car that is perfect for you. Some options include:

Car TypeBest forCategory Includes
Full Size SUVFamilies looking for adventure in the New York back-countryFord Edge, Kia Sorento, or similar
Full SizeFamilies with bags and a need for spaceHyundai Sonata, Ford Fusion, or similar
Economy or Compact CarGreat for driving through congested citiesToyota Yaris, Nissan Versa, or similar

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

Typically, the age limit for renting a car in Manlius is 21. However, you may find that there is an additional fee if you're under the age of 25 or for larger or higher category cars. Go through the supplier's terms to figure out what any additional fees will be before you book your rental.

Is insurance required to rent a car in Manlius?

Most countries require driver's insurance. You might be able to buy additional insurance through rental car supplier for your trip, if you think your insurance won't cover your rental. Otherwise, as a United States citizen, you can also book Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout. Many major card issuers, like Visa and MasterCard, offer some coverage; however, there may be restrictions. For example, you may not be covered if you book a larger or luxury vehicle. Make sure to check rental car company's policy before you decide.

What is the difference between all the fuel policies?

Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Here is a list of the typical policies.

You will need to find a gas station close to your car rental supplier
Policy TypePolicy DescriptionAdvantagesDisadvantages
Full to FullThe gas tank will be full when you get your car. Use as much fuel as you want and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the end of your rental period. Just make sure to refill the tank before you return the car to avoid a refueling costYou only pay for the fuel you use. Used a half of a tank? Simply fill it back up to full. You won't be paying for any gas you didn't use. You can shop around for the cheapest prices and you'll only pay service charges if you don't refill the tank
Full to empty (pre-paid)You'll pick up the car with a full tank of fuel and return the car with an empty tank. Check with the supplier to see if they'll refund you for any unused fuelYou won't need to find a petrol station near your rental drop-off locationYou usually pay a higher rate for a tank upfront then you would going to a nearby gas station
Empty to emptyYou will not have a full tank of fuel when you pick up your vehicle, and you won'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 locate a gas station shortly after you collect the car

What fuel policy do you recommend?

At CarRentals.com, we recommend a full tank policy. You pick up your rental with the needle at "F". But, if you return your rental with less than the amount you received it with, most companies will charge a premium, and sometimes up to 3X the amount of current gas prices to refill it. If you want to save some money, fill up your tank before returning the car rental. Stations close to airports or car rental places tend to have higher prices.

Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Manlius?

If you want to explore all that Manlius and maybe even the rest of New York offers, you are going to need unlimited miles. You can drive as far as you'd like without worrying about additional charges. Review the fine print to be sure they are truly "unlimited."

Before you leave the lot

Be sure you check out a few items before you leave the rental lot on your Manlius adventure. It's important to:

  • Inspect your car and determine if there is any damage or scratches. 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 navigation and entertainment. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city

Book your Manlius 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.