Car rentals in Pacific: All you need to know
A Pacific 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 see what else the rest of Missouri has to offer. We've gathered your most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Pacific. Keep reading to discover how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
Where do I get a great deal on a rental car in Pacific?
You are on your way to finding the best rate on your car rental by reserving it through us. However, you can do a couple things to keep your next rental affordable. You can:
- Compare and contrast weekly and daily rates from all the different suppliers
- Book as far in advance as possible. You'll usually get your car of your choice and save more
- Educate yourself on any cost for fuel policy, additional drivers, and mileage limits. That way you can make sure you know the actual cost before you book
- Don't rent more vehicle than you need. Typically, the smaller the car, the cheaper the rate
These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Pacific.
What rental suppliers have agencies in Pacific?
From global names like National and Enterprise to budget-friendly brands like Economy and Budget, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the online reviews to help you figure out which meets your needs.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Pacific?
That all depends on your needs and what activities you want to do in Pacific. If you're having trouble deciding, make sure to go over the chart below. We've compared the most popular types of cars for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Those looking for a little adventure off the beaten path||BMW X3, Ford Edge, or similar|
|Full Size||If you plan on doing a lot of exploring and want a comfortable ride||Infiniti Q50, Hyundai Sonata, or similar|
|Economy Car||When saving money is a top priority||Chevrolet Spark, Vauxhall Corsa, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Pacific?
Normally, to rent a car in Pacific you must be at least 21—the same as it is across the rest of the USA. If you are under 25, you might also need to pay a surcharge. Be sure to review the terms to discover any additional fees is before you book your rental.
Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Pacific?
Insurance is always needed, no matter where you rent a vehicle. With that said, your current car insurance may cover you. Additionally, if you pay for the rental in full using your credit card, the card's policy may also insure you. Keep in mind, those policies may not provide 100% coverage, and you'll need to add it to your booking for Pacific. Check in advance and, if it is needed, you can easily add it at the CarRentals.com checkout.
What are the different fuel policies?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will have to find a gas station close to your car rental supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank when you get your vehicle. You can use as much fuel as you like and top it off when you return your car at the end of your rental period. 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. Used a quarter of a tank? Simply fill it back up to full. You won't be paying for any you didn't use. You won't pay more than local fuel prices and you'll only be charged refueling fees if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You pay for a full tank of fuel upfront and bring the car back with the tank empty. Several suppliers offer a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to verify with them beforehand||You won't have to find for a gas station before you return your car||You usually pay more 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 don't need to refill the gas when 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 as soon as you collect the car|
What fuel policy do you recommend?
Many rental car suppliers offer a variety of fuel policies. However, the stand-out winner is usually full-to-full. It simply means returning the car with the same level of gas as you got it with, so you'll never pay for anyone else's road trips through the Pacific.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Pacific?
Unlimited miles is a great choice if you decide to do a bit of sightseeing or visit several customers all over Pacific. You can drive wherever you like without incurring additional charges. Go over your policy to see if there are any limitations.
Before you drive off
Be sure you go over a few things prior to leaving the lot on your Pacific adventure. It's important to:
- Check out the car and make sure there is no damage or scrapes. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
- Inspect the trunk to see if the spare is inflated and the necessary tools to change it 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 Pacific car rental today
Maybe you're carpooling with co-workers to and from the hotel to the conference center, maybe you're traveling solo, or maybe you're bringing your partner or kids. No matter the situation, CarRentals.com has a car that can fit your requirement and not break the bank.