Car rentals in Marion: All you need to know
A Marion car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You can check out all the sights, and even see what the rest of Iowa has to offer. CarRentals.com has answered your most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Marion. Keep reading to see which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
Where do I find a bargain rental car in Marion?
CarRentals.com makes it easy to snag budget-friendly rates. Just enter your travel dates and go through the variety of rental companies, choose the top rental locations, and find the best offers in Marion. You can also:
- Compare and contrast weekly and daily rates from all the different suppliers
- Book as far in advance as possible. You'll usually save more and get the car of your choice
- Check the fuel and mileage policies. This way you'll avoid any surprises on your final bill
- Don't rent more vehicle than you need. Generally, the smaller the class the cheaper the rate
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save big on your Marion rental car.
What rental suppliers have outlets in Marion?
From budget-friendly brands like Fox and Budget to global names like National and Enterprise, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the online reviews to get an idea of which one is best for your next trip.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Marion?
That all depends on your needs and what activities you want to do in Marion. If you're having trouble deciding, be sure to go over our table below. We've compared the most popular types of cars for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||To take on any kind of terrain and sightseeing||Ford Edge, Kia Sorento, or similar|
|Full Size||Need extra room and comfort, but with better handling and gas mileage than an SUV||Toyota Camry, Nissan Altima, or similar|
|Economy Car||When saving money is a top priority||Ford Fiesta, Chevrolet Spark, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Marion?
Generally, the age limit for renting a car in Marion is 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 terms to discover what the exact rate is before you rent your car.
Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Marion?
Insurance is required, wherever you rent a car. With that said, you might already be covered by your credit card or car policies. Keep in mind, those policies might not totally cover your rental, and you'll have to add it to your booking for Marion. Check ahead of time and, if it is necessary, you can easily include 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 have to search for a gas station close to the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank when you get your automobile. You can use as much fuel as you wish and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off. If you refill the tank before you return your car, you won't be charged a refueling cost||You only refill the amount of fuel that you've used. If you only use half of a tank, you'll only need to refill half of a tank, and therefore avoid paying for fuel you don't need. You can shop around for the cheapest prices and you'll only pay refueling charges if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You pay for a full tank of gas when you pick the car up and bring the car back with the tank empty. Check with the provider to see if they'll refund you for any unused fuel||You won't have to find for a gas station before you bring back the car||You might pay a higher rate for the tank than you would filling up at a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You won't have a full tank when you pick up 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 need to locate a gas station as soon as you get the car|
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
Many rental car suppliers offer a range of fuel policies. However, the stand-out choice is usually full-to-full. It simply means returning the car with the same level of gas as you got it with, so you'll never pay for anyone else's road trips through the Marion.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
If you wish to explore all that Marion and maybe even the rest of Iowa offers, you are going to want unlimited miles. You can drive as far as you'd like without worrying about additional charges. Read the fine print to be certain they are truly "unlimited."
Before you drive off
Make sure you go over a few items prior to leaving the rental lot. You should take time to:
- Look over your car and determine if there is any dents or scratches. If you notice any, mark it down on the paperwork
- 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 operating the entertainment and GPS (if available). It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are driving around a new city
Book your Marion car rental today
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