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Car rentals in Northfield: All you need to know

You want a great automobile to get around Northfield whether you're going for a business or pleasure. Explore the top sites around town and park in front of the popular restaurants in Northfield. We've answered your most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Northfield. Keep reading to see how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.

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

CarRentals.com makes it easy to grab budget-friendly rates. Just enter your travel dates and scroll down the list of rental car companies, choose the top rental locations, and find the most wallet-friendly offers in Northfield. You should also:

  • Read the mileage policy to prevent any surprise fees
  • Reserve your car rental as far in advance as possible
  • Avoid airport pick-ups; they commonly are pricier
  • 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 Northfield.

What rental suppliers have outlets in Northfield?

From budget-friendly brands like Thrifty and Budget to global names like Hertz and Sixt, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the reviews to help you figure out which one meets your needs.

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

That depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit Northfield. If you're having trouble picking the right car, make sure to go over our table below. We have compared the most popular categories for you:

Car TypeBest forCategory Includes
Full Size SUVTo take on any kind of terrain and enjoy great viewsFord Edge, Kia Sorento, or similar
Full SizeFor trips where everyone needs room their bagsChevrolet Impala, Toyota Camry, or similar
Economy or Compact CarCouple or two friends heading to the beach and backToyota Yaris, Nissan Versa, or similar

How old do you have to be to rent a car in Northfield?

Usually, to rent a car in Northfield 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 review the rental agreement to find what the exact price is before you rent your vehicle.

Is insurance required to rent a car in Northfield?

When driving in Northfield or the rest of the U.S.A., you will need insurance. Many suppliers require that you show proof of insurance before you rent a car. Almost all countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to purchase temporary coverage through the rental agency. Otherwise, as a U.S. citizen, you can also add on Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout.

Many major card issuers, like Visa or American Express, offer some coverage, but there are usually restrictions. For example, you may not be covered if you book a larger or luxury vehicle. Be sure to check your rental car company's policy before you decide.

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 close to the drop-off location
Policy TypePolicy DescriptionAdvantagesDisadvantages
Full to FullThere will be a full tank of gas when you get your vehicle. Use as much gas as you want and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the rental office. 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. 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 can fill up at any station you want and you'll only pay service fees if you don't fill up the tank
Full to empty (pre-paid)You pay for a full tank of fuel upfront and bring the car back with the tank empty. Many rental car companies provide a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to check with them beforehandThere will be no need to go searching for a gas station before you drop-off your carThe supplier usually charges a higher rate for the fuel than a local gas station
Empty to emptyYou will not have a full tank of fuel when you pick up the vehicle, and you don't have to refill the gas before you drop it back offYou refill your tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local pricesYou'll need to locate a gas station as soon as you collect the car

What fuel policy do you recommend?

Many suppliers offer a variety of fuel policies. However, full-to-full is our stand-out winner. It simply means returning the car with the same level of gas as you got it with, so you'll never pay for anyone else's road trips through the Northfield.

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

Unlimited mileage is a good option for travelers who don't want to worry about watching the odometer their whole trip. You will just need to make sure there's nothing else in the small print that could add in extra costs.

Tips before you leave the lot

Before you get going on your Northfield adventure, check out a few things prior to leaving the rental lot. You should take time to:

  • Look over the vehicle and determine if there is any dents or scratches. If you notice any, mark it down on the paperwork
  • 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 wipers
  • Figure out how to work the entertainment and GPS (if available). It's best to limit any unneeded distractions when you are driving around a new city

Book your Northfield car rental today

You know you can depend on a great ride that will leave you with extra money to spare when you book with CarRentals.com. Book today to cash in on cheap deals on your impeccable Northfield rental car. We'll see you on the road.