Car rentals in Marion: All you need to know
You need a great car to take you around Marion whether you're going for a business trip or a vacation. Explore the famous sites around town and park in front of the best restaurants in Marion. We've collected the most popular questions about car rentals in Marion. Read on to find out which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
Where can I find a great deal on a car rental in Marion?
You're well on your way to locating the best rate on your car rental when you use CarRentals.com. But, to get the most savings when you travel to Marion you can do a few things. Be sure to:
- Read the mileage policy to avoid any surprises
- Reserve your car rental as far ahead of time as you can
- Avoid airport pick-ups; they tend to be pricier
- Compare weekly and daily 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 companies have retailers in Marion?
From global names like Advantage and Hertz to budget-friendly brands like Payless and Fox, 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 your next trip.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Marion?
That all depends on your needs and what activities you want to do in Marion. If you're having trouble choosing, be sure to go over our 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, Kia Sorento, or similar|
|Full Size||Planning a big trip with a large group of friends or family members||Chevrolet Impala, Toyota Camry, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want a quiet and comfortable ride||Honda Civic, Kia Optima, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Marion?
Typically, to rent a car in Marion you must be at least 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 over the rental agreement to determine any additional charges will be before you book your rental.
Do I need insurance to rent a car in Marion?
Almost all countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to buy temporary coverage through the rental car company. Otherwise, as a U.S. citizen, you can also purchase Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout. Many credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover) will cover your car rental. But there may be limitations, like not covering bigger automobiles like trucks or SUVs. Make sure to call and find out what kind of coverage is offered before you head to Marion.
What is the fuel policy for Marion rental cars?
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 Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank when you collect your vehicle. You can use as much fuel as you want and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the end. 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, it's only necessary 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 be charged refueling fees or service charges if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll get the car with a full tank of fuel and return the car with an empty tank. Many rental car companies offer a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to confirm with them beforehand||You won't have to find for a gas station before you bring back the car||You usually pay a more expensive price for a tank upfront then going to a local station|
|Empty to empty||You may not have a full tank when you collect your vehicle, and you won't have to refill the gas when 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 suggest that customers choose the full-to-full policy. This policy simply means you bring your rental back to the full, and you're all set.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Marion?
Unlimited mileage is a good option for those who don't want to worry about incurring any extra charges with the distance they drive. You will just need to make sure there's nothing else in the small print that could add in extra costs.
Know before you go
Before you get started on your Marion vacation, check a few items prior to leaving the rental lot. You should:
- Walk around the car and determine if there is any damage or scrapes. 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
- Figure out how to work the entertainment and GPS (if available). It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are driving around a new area
Book your Marion rental car today
When you book with CarRentals.com, you can count on a perfect ride that will result in more extra money in the bank. Cash in on cheap deals on your perfect Marion car rental when you book with us. We'll see you on the road.