Car rentals in Mason: All you need to know
You need a great car to get around Mason whether you're going for a business trip or a vacation. See the top sites around the city and pull up in front of the popular restaurants in Mason. We've answered the most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Mason. Read on to see which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
How can I get a bargain rental car in Mason?
You're well on your way to locating the best price on your car rental when you use us. However, there are a more ways to increase your savings. Make sure to:
- Check the mileage policy to avoid any surprises
- Book your car rental as far in advance as possible
- Avoid airport pick-ups; they usually are pricier
- Compare weekly and daily rates; you might save more with a longer rental
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save big on your Mason rental car.
What rental suppliers have retailers in Mason?
From global names like Avis and Enterprise to budget-friendly brands like Dollar and Thrifty, 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 Mason?
That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what you'll be doing when you visit Mason. If you're having difficulty picking the right car, be sure to look over the table below. We have compared the most popular vehicle categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Families looking for adventure in the Wisconsin back-country||Ford Explorer, Hyundai Santa Fe, or similar|
|Full Size||Need extra room and comfort, but with the handling of a sedan||Toyota Camry, Nissan Altima, or similar|
|Economy Car||Couple or two friends heading to the beach and back||Toyota Yaris, Nissan Versa, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Mason?
Typically, to rent a car in Mason you must be at least 21. Please note, you may find that there is an added fee if you are under the age of 25 or for higher category cars. Go over the supplier's terms to determine what the exact fee will be before you reserve your rental.
Is insurance required to rent a car in Mason?
Almost all countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to buy additional insurance through rental car company for your trip, if you know your insurance won't cover your rental during your trip. Otherwise, as a United States citizen, you can also purchase Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout. Many major card issuers, like MasterCard or Visa, give some insurance on your rental; however, there are usually restrictions. For instance, you may not be covered if you reserve a larger or luxury vehicle. Check the policy before you decide.
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 near the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||There will be a full tank of gas when you collect your car. You can use as much fuel as you want and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off when you are done. If you refill the tank before you return your car, you won't be charged a refueling cost||You 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 fuel you don't need. You won't pay more than local fuel prices and you'll only be charged refueling fees or service charges if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll pay for a full tank of fuel and return the car with an empty tank. Ask the supplier to see if they'll refund you for any unused fuel||You won't have to search for a gas station before you bring back the car||The supplier usually charges a higher rate for the fuel than a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You will not have a full tank of fuel when you pick up the vehicle, and you won't have to refill the gas before you bring the car back||You refill your tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll have to fill up before you do any serious driving|
What fuel policy should I get?
Many rental car suppliers offer a range of fuel policies. However, the stand-out winner 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 Mason.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
If you want to explore all that Mason and maybe even the rest of Wisconsin offers, you're going to need unlimited miles. You can drive as far as you'd like without worrying about additional charges. Read the fine print to be sure they are truly "unlimited."
Know before you go
Before you get started on your Mason vacation, check out a few things prior to leaving the car rental lot. You should:
- Walk around the car and be sure there is no damage or scratches. If so, mark it down on the paperwork
- 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 radio or entertainment features. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Mason rental car today
Use CarRentals.com to get yourself the best wheels Mason has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be cruising between the great restaurants, famous landmarks, and all the terrific sites in Mason.