Car rentals in Melba: All you need to know
A Melba car rental gives you the opportunity to go where you want, when you want. You can check out all the sights, and even see what the rest of Idaho has to offer. CarRentals.com has answered the most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Melba. Read on to see the dos and don'ts of car rentals.
Where can I find a bargain car rental in Melba?
CarRentals.com always tries to get you the best deal. But, you can do a few things to keep your upcoming booking affordable. Be sure to:
- Check the mileage policy to steer clear of any surprises
- Reserve your rental as far in advance as you can
- Avoid airport pick-ups or drop-offs if possible; they tend to be pricier
- Compare daily and weekly rates; you might save more if you rent the car for longer
These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Melba.
What rental suppliers have outlets in Melba?
From budget-friendly brands like Thrifty and Budget to global names like National and Hertz, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the reviews to help you figure out which meets your needs.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Melba?
That all depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit Melba. If you're having trouble choosing, be sure to look over the chart below. We've compared the most popular categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Families looking for adventure in the Idaho back-country||Ford Edge, Jaguar F-Pace, or similar|
|Full Size||For trips where everyone needs room their suitcases||Hyundai Sonata, Ford Fusion, or similar|
|Compact Car||Easy to park and have great miles per gallon||Fiat 500, Nissan Versa Note, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Melba?
Generally, the age limit for renting a car in Melba is 21—the same as it is across the rest of the United States of America. However, you might need to pay a surcharge if you're under 25. Be sure to go over the rental agreement to discover any additional fees will be before you reserve your rental.
Does Melba require rental car insurance?
Most countries require the driver to have insurance. You might be able to purchase additional insurance through rental car company for your trip, if you know your insurance won't cover your rental. Otherwise, as a United States citizen, you can also book Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com at checkout. Several credit cards (Discover, American Express, Visa, and MasterCard) will cover your car rental. However, many of them have restrictions, such as not covering bigger vehicles like trucks or SUVs. Make sure to find out exactly what your credit card will cover and how much before you travel to Melba.
What are the different fuel policies?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will have to search for an open gas station close to the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||There will be a full tank of gas when you pick up your vehicle. You can use as much fuel as you wish and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the end of your rental period. As long as you replace the fuel before returning the car, you won't face any extra fees||You only need to replace the fuel you used. If you only use half of a tank, you'll only need to 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 refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll pay for a full tank of gas and return the car with the tank empty. Some rental car companies provide a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to confirm with them beforehand||You won't need to find a fuel station near your rental drop-off location||You usually pay a higher price for a tank upfront then you would going to a nearby gas station|
|Empty to empty||You won't have a full tank when you pick up your vehicle, and you don't need to fill the tank back up when you drop it back off||You fill the tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll have to fill up before you go on a long trip|
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
We usually recommend that you opt for the full-to-full policy. This policy simply means you bring your rental back to the full, and you're all set.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
Unlimited miles is a good choice if you decide to do some sightseeing or visit several clients all over Melba. You can drive as much as you like and not incur extra charges. Go over your policy to see if there are mileage limitations.
Before you leave the lot
Be sure you go over a few items before you leave the rental lot on your Melba adventure. It's worth the time to:
- Look over the car and determine if there is any dents or scratches. If so, mark it down on the paperwork
- Check the trunk to determine if the spare is inflated and the necessary tools to change it are there
- Get familiar with the controls of your car. Adjust the mirrors and seats, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Get comfortable working the navigation and entertainment. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Melba rental car today
Maybe you're carpooling with co-workers to and from the hotel to the conference center, maybe you're traveling solo, or maybe you're bringing your partner or kids. No matter the situation, CarRentals.com has a car that can align with your requirement and not break your wallet.