Car rentals in Olathe: All you need to know
An Olathe car rental gives you the opportunity to go where you want, when you want. You can check out all the sights, and even find out what else the rest of Colorado has to offer. CarRentals.com has collected your most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Olathe. Keep reading to discover the dos and don'ts of car rentals.
How can I get a bargain car rental in Olathe?
CarRentals.com makes it a cinch to book the best deals. Just enter your travel dates and scroll down the variety of rental companies, select the top rental locations, and find the best offers in Olathe. You should also:
- Check the mileage policy to prevent any surprise fees
- Book your rental car as far in advance as you can
- Avoid airport pick-ups and drop-offs if possible; they usually are pricier
- Compare daily and weekly rates; you may save more with a longer rental
Even a little knowledge can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental companies have outlets in Olathe?
From global names like Hertz and Enterprise to budget-friendly brands like Economy and Budget, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Scan through the online reviews to help you figure out which is best for you.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Olathe?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Colorado metropolis means you're certain to find a vehicle that is perfect for you. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||To take on any kind of terrain and enjoy great views||Ford Edge, Jaguar F-Pace, or similar|
|Full Size||Need extra room and comfort, but with the handling of a sedan||Hyundai Sonata, Ford Fusion, or similar|
|Compact Car||When saving money is a top priority||Ford Fiesta, Chevrolet Spark, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Olathe?
Normally, to rent a car in Olathe you must be at least 21—the same as it is across the rest of the USA. Additionally, many suppliers charge an added fee if you are under 25. Be sure to review the terms to figure out any additional fees is before you book your car.
Is insurance required to rent a car in Olathe?
Insurance is always required, no matter where you're renting a car. However, you might already be insured by your credit card or car policies. Keep in mind, these policies may not provide total coverage, and you'll need to add it on to your booking. Check ahead of time and, if it is necessary, you can conveniently include it at the CarRentals.com checkout.
What are the 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 Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The gas tank will be full when you pick up your automobile. You can use as much fuel as you need and top it off when you return your car at the end. If you refill the tank before you return your car, you won't be charged a refueling cost||You only refill the amount of fuel that you've used. Used a half of a tank? Simply fill it back up to full. You won't need to pay for any gas 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 pay for a full tank and return the car with an empty tank. Check with the provider to see if they will refund you for any unused fuel||You won't need to find a fuel station near your rental drop-off location||The supplier usually charges a higher rate for the fuel than a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You may not have a full tank when you pick up the vehicle, and you don't have to fill the tank back up before you bring the car back||You refill your tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll need to find a gas station as soon as you collect the car|
What fuel policy do you recommend?
We usually suggest that customers choose 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?
Unlimited mileage is a good option 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.
Before you drive off
Before you get going on your Olathe vacation, check a few things prior to leaving the lot. You should take time to:
- Walk around your vehicle and be sure there is no damage or scratches. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
- Inspect the trunk to determine if the spare is inflated and the jack and lung wrench are there
- 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
- Figure out how to work the navigation and entertainment. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Olathe rental car today
Use CarRentals.com to get the best wheels Olathe has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be driving between the well-known restaurants, famous landmarks, and all the must-see sites in Olathe.