Car rentals in Olney: All you need to know
You need a great vehicle to get around Olney whether you're going for a business or pleasure. Explore the top sites around town and park in front of the best restaurants in Olney. We've answered the most popular questions about car rentals in Olney. Find out the dos and don'ts of car rentals.
Where can I find a great deal on a rental car in Olney?
We always try to get you the best deal. However, to increase your savings when you travel to Olney you can do a few things. You can:
- Compare the rates for a few suppliers on the type of car you want
- Book as far in advance as possible. You'll usually get your vehicle of your choice and save more
- Check the fuel and mileage policies. You don't want to be surprised with any added costs
- Don't get more vehicle than you'll need. Normally, the smaller the class the cheaper the rate
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save big on your Olney rental car.
What rental suppliers have agencies in Olney?
From global names like Avis and Enterprise to budget-friendly brands like Thrifty and Budget, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Scan through the online reviews to help you figure out which one is best for you.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Olney?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Illinois metropolis means you're certain to find an automobile 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||BMW X3, Ford Edge, or similar|
|Full Size||For large groups that want better fuel economy than an SUV||Chevrolet Impala, Toyota Camry, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want a quiet and comfortable ride with great fuel economy||Honda Civic, Kia Optima, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Olney?
Generally, the age limit for renting a car in Olney is 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 read over the terms to discover what the total will be before you book your car.
Do I need insurance to rent a car in Olney?
Insurance is always needed, no matter where you're renting a car. That said, you might already be insured by your credit card or car policies. Keep in mind, those policies may not cover you 100%, and you'll have to add it to your booking for Olney. Check in advance and, if it is needed, you can easily add it at checkout.
Are there different fuel policies?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will need to find an open gas station near your rental car supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The tank will be full when you collect your automobile. You can use as much fuel as you want and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the end. Just make sure to refill the tank before you return the car to avoid a refueling cost||You 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 need to pay for any gas you didn't use. You can shop around for the cheapest prices and you'll only pay refueling 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 an empty tank. Several suppliers 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 drop-off your car||The supplier usually charges a higher rate for the fuel than a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You will not have a full tank of fuel when you pick up the vehicle, and you don't need to refill the gas before you bring the car back||You fill the tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll need to locate a gas station shortly after you collect the car|
What fuel policy do you recommend?
At CarRentals.com, we encourage a full tank policy. You receive the vehicle with a full tank. However, if you return your rental with less than the amount you received it with, most companies will charge a premium to top it back off. To avoid any added expenses, fill up your tank before bringing the car rental.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
If you plan to check out all that Olney and maybe even the rest of Illinois offers, you're going to want unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Olney. Read the fine print to be sure they are truly "unlimited."
Before you leave the lot
Before you begin on your Olney vacation, go over a few items before you leave the lot. You should take time to:
- Walk around the car and determine if there is any dents 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 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 Olney car rental today
Use CarRentals.com to get the best wheels Olney has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be cruising between the great restaurants, renowned landmarks, and all the marvelous sites in Olney.