Car rentals in Mendon: All you need to know
A Mendon car rental gives you the opportunity to go where you want, when you want. You'll be able to check out all the sights, and even find out what else the rest of Illinois has to offer. We've answered your most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Mendon. Find out the dos and don'ts of renting a car.
How do I get a bargain car rental in Mendon?
CarRentals.com makes it a cinch to snag the cheapest rates. Just enter your travel dates and scroll through the list of rental car suppliers, select the top rental locations, and find the cheapest offers in Mendon. You should also:
- Compare the prices of vehicles
- Avoid pick-ups or drop-offs at airports, which can cost more
- Know ahead of time the amount of mileage/fuel you may use
- Search and reserve in advance
Even a little knowledge can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental suppliers have retailers in Mendon?
From global names like Advantage and Hertz to budget-friendly brands like Economy and Budget, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the reviews to get an idea of which is best for you.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Mendon?
That all depends on your needs and what activities you want to do in Mendon. If you're having a bit of trouble picking the right car, be sure to go over our table below. We have compared the most popular vehicle categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury||Business travelers who want a little luxury as they cruise Mendon||Mercedes C-Class, Cadillac XTS, or similar|
|Minivan or SUV||Large groups who want to navigate Mendon together||Jeep Grand Cherokee, Nissan Quest, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those looking for a fuel-efficient vehicle||BMW i3, Toyota Prius, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Mendon?
Usually, to rent a car in Mendon you must be at least 21—the same as it is across the rest of the United States of America. If you are under 25, you might also need to pay a surcharge. Be sure to read over the rental agreement to discover any additional charges is before you book your vehicle.
Does Mendon require rental car insurance?
Insurance is mandatory, wherever you're renting a car. With that said, your current car insurance may cover you. Additionally, if you pay for the rental in full using your credit card, the card's policy may also insure you. Keep in mind, these policies may not cover you 100%, and you'll need to add it to your booking for Mendon. Look into it before you book and, if it is needed, you can just add it at checkout.
Are there different fuel policies?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will need to find a 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 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, you'll only need to 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 pay service fees if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll pick up the car with a full tank of fuel and return the car with an empty tank. Many suppliers provide a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to check with them beforehand||There will be no need to go searching 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 collect the vehicle, and you won't need to fill the tank back up when you drop it back off||You refill your tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll have to get some gas before you go on a long trip|
What fuel policy should I get?
Many suppliers offer a range of fuel policies. However, the stand-out winner is usually full-to-full. You simply bring the car back with the same amount of fuel you got it with. Just be sure you make time to shop for the cheapest gas prices.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
If you wish to explore all that Mendon and maybe even the rest of Illinois offers, you're going to need unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Mendon. Review the fine print to be certain your mileage is truly "unlimited."
Tips before you leave the lot
Be sure you check a few things before you leave the lot. You should take time to:
- Inspect the vehicle and be sure there is no damage or scrapes. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
- Inspect the trunk to determine if the spare is properly inflated and the jack and lung wrench are there
- Get familiar with the controls of your car. Adjust the mirrors and seats to your liking, and figure out how to turn on the lights and wipers
- Get comfortable working the radio or entertainment features. It's best to limit any unneeded distractions when you are navigating a new city
Book your Mendon rental car today
Use CarRentals.com to get yourself the best wheels Mendon has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be going between the great restaurants, famous landmarks, and all the amazing sites in Mendon.