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Car rentals in Marathon: All you need to know

A Marathon car rental gives you the opportunity to go where you want, when you want. You can explore all the sights, and even see what else the rest of New York has to offer. We've collected the most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Marathon. Keep reading to see how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.

Where can I get a bargain rental car in Marathon?

You're well on your way to locating the best price on your car rental when you use CarRentals.com. But, to increase your savings when you travel to Marathon you can do a few things. Make sure to:

  • Compare and contrast daily and weekly rates from all the different suppliers
  • Book as far in advance as possible. You'll usually get your car of your choice and save more
  • Check the mileage and fuel policies. This way you'll avoid any surprises on your final bill
  • Decide what car you'll need for your drive. Don't rent more car than you need

Just following even a few of these tips can help you save on your Marathon rental car.

What rental suppliers have agencies in Marathon?

From global names like Enterprise and Hertz to budget-friendly brands like Dollar and Thrifty, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Scan through the reviews to help you figure out which one is best for your next trip.

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

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

Car TypeBest forCategory Includes
Full Size SUVThose looking for a little adventure off the beaten pathBMW X3, Ford Edge, or similar
Full SizeFor trips where everyone needs room their bagsInfiniti Q50, Hyundai Sonata, or similar
HybridThose that want to get the most mpg on their tripBMW i3, Kia Optima, or similar

How old do you have to be to rent a car in Marathon?

Normally, the age limit for car rentals in Marathon is 21—the same as it is across the rest of the USA. If you are under 25, you might also need to pay a surcharge. Be sure to read the terms to determine any additional charges will be before you book your car.

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

Insurance is required, no matter where you rent a vehicle. Nevertheless, you might already be insured by your existing car or credit card policies. Keep in mind, those policies may not provide 100% coverage, and you'll have to add it on to your booking. Look into it before you book and, if it is necessary, you can simply include it at the CarRentals.com checkout.

What is the difference between all the fuel policies?

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 close to the drop-off location
Policy TypePolicy DescriptionAdvantagesDisadvantages
Full to FullThe gas tank will be full when you pick up your vehicle. Use as much gas as you wish and top it off when you return your car at the end. As long as you replace the fuel before returning the car, you won't face any extra feesYou only need to replace the fuel you used. If you only use half of a tank, it's only necessary 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 receive the car with a full tank of fuel and return the car with an empty tank. Check with the rental car provider to see if they will refund you for any unused fuelYou won't have to search for a gas station before you drop-off your carThe supplier usually charges a higher rate for the fuel than a local gas station
Empty to emptyYou won't have a full tank when you collect the vehicle, and you won't need to refill the gas before you drop it back offYou refill your tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump pricesYou'll have to fill up before you do any serious driving

What type of fuel policy should I choose?

Most suppliers provide you a full to full tank policy. We encourage bringing it back topped off. If you want to keep your expenses lower, fill up your tank before bringing the car rental.

Is it worth getting unlimited miles?

Unlimited miles is a great choice if you decide to do some sightseeing or visit a lot of clients all over Marathon. You can cruise wherever you like and not incur extra charges. Read over your rental agreement to discover if there are mileage restrictions.

Tips before you leave the lot

Before you get started on your Marathon trip, go over a few things before you leave the lot. It's worth the time to:

  • Walk around the vehicle and be sure there is no dents 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
  • Familiarize yourself with the car. Adjust the mirrors and seats, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
  • Get comfortable working the radio or entertainment features. It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are navigating a new city

Book your Marathon car rental today

Use CarRentals.com to get the best wheels Marathon has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be driving between the highly-rated restaurants, world-famous landmarks, and all the terrific sites in Marathon.