Car rentals in Parma: All you need to know
A Parma car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You can check out all the sights, and even find out what else the rest of Idaho has to offer. We've gathered the most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Parma. Read on to find out which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
How do I get a bargain rental car in Parma?
CarRentals.com always tries to get you the best deal. However, there are a more ways to increase your savings. Make sure to:
- Read through the mileage policy to steer clear of any surprise expenses
- Reserve your vehicle as far in advance as you can
- Avoid airport pick-ups and drop-offs if possible; they usually are more expensive
- 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 Parma rental car.
What rental companies have outlets in Parma?
From budget-friendly brands like Fox and Budget to global names like Avis and Sixt, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the reviews to help you figure out which one is best for you.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Parma?
That depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit Parma. If you're having trouble choosing, make sure to read over the table below. We have compared the most popular vehicle categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Perfect for families who need a comfortable ride and have safety as a top priority||Ford Edge, Kia Sorento, Jaguar F-Pace, or similar|
|Full Size||If you plan on doing plenty of sightseeing and want a comfy ride||Infiniti Q50, Ford Fusion, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want to get the most miles per gallon on their trip||Toyota Prius, Honda Civic, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Parma?
Typically, the age limit for car rentals in Parma is 21—the same as it is across the rest of the USA. Additionally, many suppliers charge an added fee if you are under 25. Be sure to read over the terms to determine any additional charges will be before you rent your vehicle.
Is insurance required to rent a car in Parma?
When driving in Parma or the rest of the United States, you will need insurance. Almost every supplier needs proof of insurance before you rent a car. Most countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to purchase additional insurance through the rental car dealer, if you know your insurance won't cover your rental. Additionally, as a U.S. citizen, you can also purchase Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout.
The major credit card issuers (MasterCard, Visa, American Express, and Discover) will typically cover your car rental. But many of them have restrictions, like not covering bigger vehicles like premium models or some SUVs. Make sure to find out exactly what your credit card will cover and how much before you travel to Parma.
What is the fuel policy for Parma rental cars?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will have to search for a gas station near the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The tank will be full when you collect your car. You can use as much fuel as you want and top it off when you return your car at the rental dealer. Just make sure to refill the tank before you return the car to avoid a refueling cost||You only refill the amount of fuel that you've used. If you only use half of a tank, it's only necessary refill half of a tank, and therefore avoid paying for fuel you don't need. You can shop around for the cheapest prices and you'll only pay service charges if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll pay for a full tank and return the car with an empty tank. Several rental car companies offer a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to confirm with them beforehand||You won't have to search for a gas station before you bring back the car||You usually pay more for a tank upfront then going to a local station|
|Empty to empty||You won't have a full tank when you pick up your vehicle, and you don't need to refill the gas when you bring the car back||You refill your tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll need to locate a gas station shortly after you get the car|
What fuel policy should I get?
Most suppliers give you a full tank policy. At CarRentals.com, we advise returning your car filled up. If you want to save some money, fill up your tank before returning the rental.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
Unlimited mileage is a good choice for those who don't want to worry about watching the odometer their whole trip. Just make sure that your policy really provides unlimited miles. Check the fine print before you book.
Know before you go
Before you get going on your Parma trip, be sure you check a few items prior to leaving the lot. It's important to:
- Walk around the vehicle and make sure there is no damage or scratches. 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 jack and lung wrench 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 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 area
Book your Parma rental car 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 who you are traveling with, CarRentals.com has a vehicle that can align with your requirement and not break the bank.