Car rentals in Parker: All you need to know
A Parker car rental gives you the opportunity to go where you want, when you want. You can explore all the sights, and even see what else the rest of Idaho has to offer. We've collected your most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Parker. Find out how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
How do I find a great deal on a rental car in Parker?
You are on your way to finding the best rate on your car rental by reserving it through us. However, there are ways to get an even cheaper price on your upcoming rental. Be sure to:
- Check the mileage policy to avoid any surprise expenses
- Book your car rental as far ahead of time as possible
- Avoid airport pick-ups or drop-offs if possible; they normally are pricier
- Compare weekly and daily rates; you might save more with a longer rental
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save big on your Parker rental car.
What rental suppliers have agencies in Parker?
From budget-friendly brands like Dollar and Thrifty to global names like Enterprise and Hertz, 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 your next trip.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Parker?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Idaho city means you're bound to find a car that is perfect for you. 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||Need extra room and comfort, but with better handling and gas mileage than an SUV||Chevrolet Impala, Toyota Camry, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those looking for a fuel-efficient vehicle||BMW i3, Kia Optima, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Parker?
Typically, the age limit for car rentals in Parker is 21—the same as it is across the rest of the USA. However, you might need to pay a surcharge if you're under 25. Be sure to read the supplier's terms to figure out what the total will be before you book your car.
Is insurance required to rent a car in Parker?
Insurance is mandatory, wherever you rent a car. That said, you might already be insured by your existing car or credit card policies. Keep in mind, your policies might not totally cover your rental, and you'll need to add it on to your booking. Look into it before you book and, if it's necessary, you can conveniently 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 have to find an open gas station close to your rental car supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank when you pick up your car. You can use as much fuel as you like and top it off when you return your car when you are done. Just make sure to refill the tank before you return the car to avoid a refueling cost||You only pay for the fuel you use. Used a quarter of a tank? Then you just fill it back up to full. You won't be paying for any you didn't use. You can shop around for the cheapest 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 upfront and bring the car back with the tank empty. Many suppliers provide a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to confirm with them beforehand||You won't have to find for a gas station before you bring back the car||You usually pay a higher rate for a tank upfront then you would going to a nearby gas station|
|Empty to empty||You may not have a full tank when you collect the vehicle, and you won't have to fill the tank back up before you drop it back off||You fill the tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll have to fill up before you do any serious driving|
What fuel policy do you recommend?
Many rental car suppliers offer a range of fuel policies. However, full-to-full is our stand-out choice. You simply bring the car back with the same amount of fuel you got it with. Just be sure you make time to shop for the cheapest gas prices.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
Unlimited mileage is a good choice for anyone who don't want to worry about how many miles they are driving. Just make sure that your policy really provides unlimited miles. Check the details on mileage limits before you book.
Know before you go
Before you get started on your Parker trip, make sure you check out a few items prior to leaving the rental lot. It's important to:
- Inspect the car and be certain there is no dents or scrapes. 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
- 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 navigation and entertainment. It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are navigating a new city
Book your Parker car rental today
Maybe you're traveling solo, maybe you're bringing your partner or kids, or maybe you're carpooling with co-workers to and from the hotel to the conference center. No matter who you are traveling with, CarRentals.com has a car rental that can align with your needs and not deplete your travel piggy bank.