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Car rentals in Ossian: All you need to know

An Ossian car rental gives you the opportunity to go where you want, when you want. You'll be able to explore all the sights, and even find out what the rest of Iowa has to offer. CarRentals.com has collected the most popular questions about renting a car in Ossian. Find out the dos and don'ts of booking a rental car.

Where do I get a great deal on a car rental in Ossian?

CarRentals.com always tries to get you the best deal. But, to increase your savings when you travel to Ossian you can do a few things. Make sure to:

  • Read through the mileage policy to steer clear of any surprise fees
  • Book your car rental as far ahead of time as you can
  • Avoid airport pick-ups or drop-offs if possible; they generally are pricier
  • Compare weekly and daily rates; you might save more with a longer rental

These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Ossian.

What rental suppliers have retailers in Ossian?

From global names like Hertz and Sixt to budget-friendly brands like Thrifty and Budget, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the online reviews to get an idea of which one is best for your next trip.

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

Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Iowa town means you're bound to find a car that is perfect for you. Some options include:

Car TypeBest forCategory Includes
Full Size SUVThose looking for a little adventure off the beaten pathFord Explorer, Kia Sorento, BMW X3, or similar
Full SizeIf you plan on doing plenty of driving and want a comfortable rideChevrolet Impala, Toyota Camry, or similar
HybridThose that want to get the most mpg on their tripBMW i3, Toyota Prius, or similar

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

Usually, to rent a car in Ossian you must be at least 21—the same as it is across the rest of the United States of America. Additionally, many suppliers charge an added fee if you are under 25. Be sure to read over the rental agreement to find any additional fees will be before you reserve your rental.

Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Ossian?

Insurance is required, wherever you're renting a car. Nevertheless, your current car insurance may cover you. Additionally, if you pay for the rental in full using your credit card, the card's benefits may also insure you. Keep in mind, those policies might not totally cover your rental, and you'll need to add it on to your booking. Check ahead of time and, if it's necessary, you can simply include it at the CarRentals.com checkout.

What are the 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 search for an open gas station close to the drop-off location
Policy TypePolicy DescriptionAdvantagesDisadvantages
Full to FullYou'll have a full tank when you collect your car. You can use as much fuel as you like and top it off when you return your car. If you refill the tank before you return your car, you won't be charged a refueling costYou 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 can shop around for the cheapest prices and you'll only pay service charges if you don't refill the tank
Full to empty (pre-paid)You'll get the car with a full tank and return the car with an empty tank. Check with the rental car provider to see if they will refund you for any unused fuelYou won't need to find a petrol station near your rental drop-off locationYou usually pay a higher rate for a tank upfront then going to a local station
Empty to emptyYou won't have a full tank when you collect your vehicle, and you don't need to refill the gas before you bring the car backYou refill your tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local pricesYou'll have to fill up before you go on a long trip

What fuel policy do you recommend?

We encourage a full tank policy. You should receive your vehicle with a full tank, and you will want to return it topped off. For a cheaper rate, find a gas station before bringing the rental. Stations near or around airports or car rental places tend to have higher prices.

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

Unlimited mileage is a good choice for those who don't want to worry about how many miles they are driving. 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

Be sure you go over a few things before you leave the lot. It's worth the time to:

  • Look over your vehicle and determine if there is any damage or scratches. If you notice any, mark it down on your paperwork
  • Check the trunk to see if the spare is inflated and the necessary tools to change it are there
  • Familiarize yourself with the car. Adjust the mirrors and seats to your liking, and figure out how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
  • Get comfortable working the navigation and entertainment. It's best to limit any unneeded distractions when you are driving around a new region

Book your Ossian rental car today

Use CarRentals.com to get yourself the best wheels Ossian has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be driving between the highly-rated restaurants, famous landmarks, and all the must-see sites in Ossian.