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Car rentals in Monticello: All you need to know

You need a great vehicle to get around Monticello whether you're traveling for a business trip or a vacation. See the famous sites around the city and park in front of the best restaurants in Monticello. CarRentals.com has gathered the most popular questions about car rentals in Monticello. Find out the dos and don'ts of booking a rental car.

How can I get a great deal on a rental car in Monticello?

You are on your way to getting the best rate on your car rental when you use CarRentals.com. But, there are ways to get an even lower price on your next booking. Be sure to:

  • Read the mileage policy to steer clear of any surprise expenses
  • Book your vehicle as far in advance as you can
  • Avoid airport pick-ups; they tend to be more expensive
  • Compare daily and weekly rates; you may save more with a longer rental

These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Monticello.

What rental companies have retailers in Monticello?

From budget-friendly brands like Budget and Thrifty to global names like Enterprise and Sixt, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the reviews to get an idea of which one is best for your next trip.

What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Monticello?

That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what activities you want to do in Monticello. If you're having difficulty picking the right car, make sure to read over our table below. We've compared the most popular vehicle categories for you:

Car TypeBest forCategory Includes
Full Size SUVTo take on any kind of terrain and sightseeingFord Explorer, Kia Sorento, BMW X3, or similar
Full SizeNeed extra room and comfort, but with better handling and gas mileage than an SUVInfiniti Q50, Ford Fusion, or similar
Economy or Compact CarFor those on a tight travel budgetChevrolet Spark, Vauxhall Corsa, or similar

What's the age requirement to rent a car in Monticello?

Typically, to rent a car in Monticello you must be at least 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 read through the terms to discover what the total is before you book your rental.

Does Monticello require rental car insurance?

Most countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to purchase additional insurance through rental car supplier for your trip, if you are concerned your insurance won't cover you while traveling through the United States. Otherwise, as a United States citizen, you can also book Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout. Several credit card issuers (Discover, American Express, Visa, and MasterCard) will offer coverage. However, many of them have restrictions, like not covering large vehicles such as trucks or SUVs. It is best to call and find out exactly what your credit card will cover and how much before you travel to Monticello.

Are there different fuel policies?

Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Here is a list of the typical policies.

You will need to find a gas station close to the drop-off location
Policy TypePolicy DescriptionAdvantagesDisadvantages
Full to FullYou'll have a full tank when you collect your automobile. You can use as much fuel as you want and top it off when you return your car at the rental dealer. Just make sure to refill the tank before you return the car to avoid a refueling costYou only need to replace the fuel you used. Used a quarter of a tank? Then you just fill it back up to full. You won't be paying for any you didn't use. 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 and return the car with the tank empty. Check with the supplier to see if they'll refund you for any unused fuelThere will be no need to go searching for a gas station before you return your carThe supplier usually charges a higher rate for the fuel than a local gas station
Empty to emptyYou may not have a full tank when you pick up the vehicle, and you don't need to fill the tank back up before you bring the car backYou fill the tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump pricesYou'll need to locate a gas station shortly after you collect the car

What fuel policy should I get?

Most suppliers provide you a full tank policy. We suggest returning your car with a full tank of gas. For a cheaper rate, it is best to fill up your tank before bringing the vehicle.

Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Monticello?

Unlimited miles is a good option if you plan to do a little sightseeing or visit several clients all over Monticello. You can drive as much as you like and not incur extra charges. Make sure to read your policy to see if there are any restrictions.

Before you leave the lot

Before you begin on your Monticello trip, go over a few things before you leave the lot. You should take time to:

  • Look over your car and determine if there is any damage or scratches. 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 to your liking, and figure out how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
  • Get comfortable working the radio or entertainment features. It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are navigating a new region

Book your Monticello rental car today

Use CarRentals.com to get the best wheels Monticello has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be cruising between the great restaurants, famous landmarks, and all the marvelous sites in Monticello.