Car rentals in Muncie: All you need to know
You need a great vehicle to get around Muncie whether you're traveling for a business trip or a vacation. See the famous sites around the city and pull up in front of the popular restaurants in Muncie. CarRentals.com has answered your most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Muncie. Read on to discover how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
Where do I find a bargain car rental in Muncie?
We always try to get you the best price. However, there are a more ways to increase your savings. Be sure to:
- Read the mileage policy to prevent any surprise fees
- Book your vehicle as far in advance as possible
- Avoid airport pick-ups and drop-offs if possible; 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 on your Muncie rental car.
What rental suppliers have retailers in Muncie?
In Muncie, CarRentals.com has a few rental car companies to pick from, like Hertz. Look through the online reviews to get an idea of which is best for you.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Muncie?
That all depends on your needs and what activities you want to do in Muncie. If you're having difficulty deciding, be sure to look over our chart below. We've compared the most popular types of cars for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Premium||When you want to travel Muncie in style||Infiniti, Mercedes Benz, or similar|
|SUV||Big groups that need room for all their bags||Hyundai Santa Fe, Nissan Quest, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want to get the most miles per gallon on their trip||BMW i3, Toyota Prius, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Muncie?
Normally, to rent a car in Muncie you must be at least 21—the same as it is across the rest of the USA. Additionally, many suppliers charge an extra fee if you are under 25. Be sure to read through the supplier's terms to figure out any additional charges will be before you book your rental.
Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Muncie?
Insurance is required, wherever you rent a vehicle. However, your current car insurance may cover you. Additionally, if you pay for the rental in full using your credit card, the card's benefits may also insure you. Keep in mind, those policies may not provide total coverage, and you'll need to add it to your booking for Muncie. Check in advance and, if it is needed, you can just add it at the CarRentals.com checkout.
What are the 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 search for a gas station near the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank when you collect your car. You can use as much fuel as you wish and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the rental office. As long as you replace the fuel before returning the car, you won't face any extra fees||You only refill the amount of fuel that you've used. Used a quarter of a tank? Simply fill it back up to full. You won't be paying for any fuel you didn't use. You can shop around for the cheapest prices and you'll only pay service fees if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll receive the car with a full tank of gas and return the car with the tank empty. Many providers offer a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to verify with them beforehand||You won't need to find a petrol station near your rental drop-off location||You usually pay a higher rate for a tank upfront then going to a local station|
|Empty to empty||You may not have a full tank when you collect your vehicle, and you don't need to fill the tank back up when you bring the car back||You refill your 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 fuel policy do you recommend?
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?
If you wish to explore all that Muncie and maybe even the rest of Indiana offers, you are going to want unlimited miles. You can drive as far as you'd like without worrying about additional fees. Go over the fine print to make sure your mileage is truly "unlimited."
Tips before you leave the lot
Before you get going on your Muncie vacation, make sure you go over a few items prior to leaving the lot. You should:
- Walk around the car and determine if there is any damage 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
- Familiarize yourself with the car. Adjust the mirrors and seats to your liking, and figure out how to turn on the lights and wipers
- Get comfortable operating the entertainment and GPS (if available). You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Muncie rental car today
Maybe you're traveling solo, maybe you're bringing your partner or kids, or maybe you're carpooling with co-workers to and from the hotel to the conference center. CarRentals.com has the ideal car that can suit your needs and not break your wallet.