Car rentals in Omaha: All you need to know
An Omaha 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 the rest of Texas has to offer. We've collected the most popular questions about renting a car in Omaha. Keep reading to see how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
Where do I find a bargain rental car in Omaha?
We always strive to get you the best price. However, you can remember a few things to keep your upcoming booking affordable. Be sure to:
- Compare and contrast daily and weekly rates from all the different suppliers
- Book as far in advance as possible. You'll usually save more and get the car of your choice
- Check the mileage and fuel policies. This way you'll avoid any surprises on your final bill
- Determine what car you'll need for your vacation. Don't rent more car than you need
These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Omaha.
What rental companies have retailers in Omaha?
From budget-friendly brands like Budget and Thrifty to global names like National and Enterprise, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the online reviews to get an idea of which is best for your next trip.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Omaha?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Texas metropolis means you're certain to find a vehicle that suits your needs. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Those looking for a little off-road adventure||Ford Explorer, Hyundai Santa Fe, or similar|
|Full Size||Groups with suitcases and a need for space||Chevrolet Impala, Toyota Camry, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those looking for a fuel-efficient vehicle||Toyota Prius, Honda Civic, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Omaha?
Usually, the age limit for car rentals in Omaha is 21—the same as it is across the rest of the United States of America. However, you might need to pay a surcharge if you're under 25. Be sure to read over the terms to figure out any additional fees will be before you rent your car.
Is insurance required to rent a car in Omaha?
Insurance is always needed, no matter where you rent a vehicle. Nevertheless, you could already be insured by your credit card or car policies. Keep in mind, these policies may not cover you 100%, and you'll have to add it to your booking for Omaha. Check ahead of time and, if it is needed, you can simply add it at checkout.
What is the fuel policy for Omaha rental cars?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will need to find an open gas station near the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||There will be a full tank of gas when you get your vehicle. Use as much fuel as you need and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the rental office. If you refill the tank before you return your car, you won't be charged a refueling cost||You only pay for the fuel you use. If you only use half of a tank, it's only necessary refill half of a tank, and therefore avoid paying for any you don't need. You won't pay more than local fuel prices and you'll only pay service 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 the tank empty. Several suppliers offer a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to check with them beforehand||You won't have to find for a gas station before you return 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 collect your vehicle, and you won't have to refill the gas before you bring the car back||You refill your tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll need to locate a gas station as soon as you collect the car|
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
We usually recommend that customers 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 see all that Omaha and maybe even the rest of Texas offers, you're going to need unlimited miles. You can drive as far as you'd like without worrying about additional charges. Read the fine print to make certain they are truly "unlimited."
Before you leave the lot
Before you begin on your Omaha vacation, make sure you check out a few things prior to leaving the rental lot. You should take time to:
- Inspect your vehicle and determine if there is any dents or scratches. If you notice any, write it down on the paperwork
- 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, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Get comfortable operating the radio or entertainment features. It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are driving around a new region
Book your Omaha car rental today
When you book with CarRentals.com, you can count on a perfect vehicle that will result in more cash to spare. Book today to cash in on cheap deals on your impeccable Omaha car rental. We'll see you out here.