Car rentals in O Fallon: All you need to know
You want a great car to get around O Fallon whether you're traveling for a business trip or a vacation. See the top sites around the region and pull up in front of the best restaurants in O Fallon. CarRentals.com has answered your most frequently asked questions about renting a car in O Fallon. Read on to discover which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
How can I get a bargain rental car in O Fallon?
CarRentals.com makes it a breeze to grab budget-friendly deals. Just type in your travel dates and go through the variety of rental car suppliers, pick the top rental locations, and find the cheapest packages O Fallon has to offer. You can also:
- Compare and contrast weekly and daily rates from all the different suppliers
- Book as far in advance as possible. You will usually get your vehicle of your choice and save more
- Be aware of any cost for mileage limits, fuel policy, and additional drivers. This way you can make sure you know the true cost before you rent
- Don't rent more vehicle than you need. Generally, the smaller the car, the cheaper the rate
Even a little knowledge can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental suppliers have agencies in O Fallon?
From budget-friendly brands like Fox and Budget to global names like National and Hertz, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the reviews to help you figure out which one meets your needs.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to O Fallon?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Missouri metropolis means you're bound to find a car that suits your needs. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury||Business travelers who want a little luxury as they cruise O Fallon||Camaro, Chrysler 300, or similar|
|SUV or Minivan||Big groups that need room for all their luggage||Toyota RAV4, Dodge Grand Caravan, or similar|
|Economy Car||When saving money and good gas mileage are your top priorities||Toyota Yaris, Nissan Versa, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in O Fallon?
Normally, the age limit for car rentals in O Fallon is 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 the terms to find any additional fees will be before you reserve your rental.
Will I need insurance to get a car rental in O Fallon?
Almost all countries require the driver to have insurance. You might be able to buy additional insurance through rental car company, if you think your insurance won't cover your rental. Otherwise, as a United States citizen, you can also add on Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com at checkout. Many credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover) will provide some coverage. But many of them have restrictions, like not covering large automobiles such as premium models or some SUVs. It is best to call and find out exactly what your credit card will cover and how much before you travel to O Fallon.
What is the difference between all the fuel policies?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will need to search for a gas station close to your rental car supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The tank will be full when you get your automobile. Use as much fuel as you need and top it off when you return your car at the end of your rental period. As long as you replace the fuel before returning the car, you won't face any extra fees||You only pay for the fuel you use. Used a half of a tank? Then you just 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 be charged refueling fees or service charges if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll pick up the car with a full tank of gas and return the car with an empty tank. Some providers offer a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to confirm with them beforehand||There will be no need to go searching for a gas station before you bring back the car||You usually pay a higher price for a tank upfront then you would going to a nearby gas station|
|Empty to empty||You won't have a full tank when you collect your vehicle, and you won't need to fill the tank back up before 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 shortly after you get the car|
What fuel policy do you recommend?
We recommend a full to full policy. You receive the car with a full tank, and you will want to return it topped off. To avoid any added expenses, fill up your tank before returning the vehicle.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in O Fallon?
Unlimited mileage is a good choice for anyone who don't want to worry about incurring any extra charges with the distance they drive. Just make sure that your policy really provides unlimited miles. Read the fine print before you book.
Tips before you leave the lot
Before you begin on your O Fallon vacation, be sure you check a few items prior to leaving the lot. It's worth the time to:
- Look over your car and determine if there is any dents or scratches. If you notice any, mark it down on your 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 navigating a new region
Book your O Fallon rental car today
Use CarRentals.com to get the best wheels O Fallon has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be driving between the highly-rated restaurants, famous landmarks, and all the marvelous sites in O Fallon.