Car rentals in Milwaukee: All you need to know
A Milwaukee car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You'll be able to check out all the sights, and even find out what the rest of North Carolina has to offer. We've gathered your most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Milwaukee. Read on to find out which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
Where can I get a great deal on a car rental in Milwaukee?
We always try to get you the best deal. But, to get the most savings when you travel to Milwaukee you can do a few things. You can:
- Compare and contrast weekly and daily rates from all the different suppliers
- Book as far in advance as possible. You will usually get the car of your choice and save more
- Learn about any cost for mileage limits, fuel policy, and additional drivers. This way you will know the true cost before you book
- Decide what vehicle you'll need for your trip. Don't rent more car than you need
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save big on your Milwaukee rental car.
What rental suppliers have outlets in Milwaukee?
From global names like Avis and Enterprise to budget-friendly brands like Economy and Budget, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the online reviews to get an idea of which one meets your needs.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Milwaukee?
That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what you'll be doing when you visit Milwaukee. If you're having trouble choosing, be sure to read over our table below. We have 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 Explorer, Hyundai Santa Fe, or similar|
|Full Size||If you plan on doing a lot of exploring and want a comfy ride||Infiniti Q50, Ford Fusion, or similar|
|Economy Car||When saving money is a top priority||Toyota Yaris, Nissan Versa, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Milwaukee?
Normally, to rent a car in Milwaukee you must be at least 21. Please note, you may find that there is an added charge if you are under 25 or for higher category vehicles. Go over the supplier's terms to figure out what the exact charge will be before you book your car.
Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Milwaukee?
Insurance is mandatory, no matter where you rent a vehicle. However, you might already be covered by your existing car or credit card policies. Keep in mind, those policies may not provide 100% coverage, and you'll need to add it on to your booking. Check ahead of time and, if it is needed, you can easily add it at the CarRentals.com 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 have to search for an open gas station near your car rental supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank when you get your vehicle. Use as much petrol as you like and top it off when you return your car at the end of your rental period. Just make sure to refill the tank before you return the car to avoid 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 can shop around for the cheapest prices and you'll only pay service charges if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll receive the car with a full tank and return the car with an empty tank. Many rental car companies offer a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to verify with them beforehand||You won't need to find a fuel station near your rental drop-off location||You usually pay more for a tank upfront then going to a local station|
|Empty to empty||You will not have a full tank of fuel when you pick up your vehicle, and you don't have 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 need to locate a gas station as soon as you collect the car|
What fuel policy should I get?
At CarRentals.com, we advise a full to full policy. You pick up your rental with a full tank, and you should bring it back it topped off. If you want to save some money, it is best to fill up your tank before you bring it back.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
Unlimited miles is a good choice if you decide to do a bit of sightseeing or visit several business associates all over Milwaukee. You can drive as much as you like without incurring extra charges. Read over your policy to see if there are any limitations.
Before you leave the lot
Make sure you check a few items before you leave the car rental lot. You should take time to:
- Look over the vehicle and determine if there is any dents 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
- 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. It's best to limit any unneeded distractions when you are driving around a new region
Book your Milwaukee rental car today
Maybe you're traveling with your partner and kids, or carpooling with co-workers to and from the hotel to the conference center. Maybe you're traveling solo. No matter the situation, CarRentals.com has a car rental that can suit your requirement and not deplete your travel fund.