Car rentals in Marion: All you need to know
A Marion car rental gives you the opportunity to go where you want, when you want. You can check out all the sights, and even find out what else the rest of Indiana has to offer. CarRentals.com has answered your most popular questions about renting a car in Marion. Read on to find out the dos and don'ts of car rentals.
How can I get a bargain rental car in Marion?
CarRentals.com always tries to get you the best deal. However, you can try to do a couple things to keep your next booking affordable. Make sure to:
- Read the mileage policy to avoid any surprises
- Reserve your rental as far ahead of time as you can
- Avoid airport pick-ups; they normally are pricier
- Compare daily and weekly rates; you may save more with a longer rental
These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Marion.
What rental suppliers have agencies in Marion?
From budget-friendly brands like Economy and Budget to global names like Avis and Sixt, 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 you.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Marion?
That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what activities you want to do in Marion. If you're having difficulty choosing, be sure to go over the table below. We've compared the most popular categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||To take on any kind of terrain and enjoy great views||Ford Edge, Jaguar F-Pace, or similar|
|Full Size||Planning a big trip with a large group of friends or family members||Toyota Camry, Nissan Altima, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want a quiet and comfortable ride with great fuel economy||BMW i3, Toyota Prius, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Marion?
Typically, to rent a car in Marion you must be at least 21. Please note, there might be an additional charge if you are under the age of 25 or for larger or higher category cars. Go through the terms to discover what the exact fee will be before you reserve your rental.
Do I need insurance to rent a car in Marion?
Almost all countries require driver's insurance. You might be able to purchase additional insurance through rental car company for your trip, if you are concerned your insurance won't cover your rental during your trip. Otherwise, as a U.S. citizen, you can also purchase Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout. Many major card issuers, like Visa or American Express, offer some coverage; however, there are usually restrictions. For example, you may not be covered if you reserve a luxury or larger vehicle. Check the policy before you decide.
What is the fuel policy for Marion rental cars?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will have to find an open gas station near the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank when you get your vehicle. Use as much fuel as you need and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the rental dealer. If you refill the tank before you return your car, you won't be charged a refueling cost||You only pay for the fuel you use. Used a quarter of a tank? Then you just fill it back up to full. You won't need to pay for any you didn't use. You can shop around for the cheapest prices and you'll only pay service charges if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll pick up the car with a full tank and return the car with the tank empty. Many suppliers provide a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to check with them beforehand||You won't need to find a gas station near your rental drop-off location||You might pay more for the tank than you would filling up at a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You may not have a full tank when you pick up your vehicle, and you won't have to refill the gas before you bring the car back||You refill your tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll have to get some gas before you go on a long trip|
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
We usually advise 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?
Unlimited miles is a good choice if you decide to do a bit of sightseeing or visit a lot of business associates all over Marion. You can cruise wherever you like without incurring added charges. Review your policy to see if there are mileage limitations.
Know before you go
Before you begin on your Marion trip, be sure you check out a few things prior to leaving the rental lot. It's important to:
- Check out your vehicle and be certain 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 to your liking, and figure out how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Get comfortable working the entertainment and GPS (if available). You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Marion 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 rental that can suit your requirement and not break your wallet.