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Car rentals in Prather: All you need to know

A Prather car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You can check out all the sights, and even find out what the rest of California has to offer. We've gathered the most popular questions about renting a car in Prather. Keep reading to find out how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.

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

CarRentals.com makes it a breeze to get budget-friendly deals. Simply type in your travel dates and scroll through the variety of rental suppliers, select the top rental locations, and find the best packages Prather has to offer. You should also:

  • Compare and contrast daily and weekly rates from all the different suppliers
  • Book as far in advance as possible. You will usually get your vehicle of your choice and save more
  • Check the mileage and fuel policies. You don't want to be surprised with additional costs
  • Don't rent more vehicle than you need. Normally, the smaller the class the lower the rate

Even a little knowledge can go a long way to getting you the most savings.

What rental companies have outlets in Prather?

From budget-friendly brands like Thrifty and Budget to global names like Hertz and Enterprise, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Scan through the reviews to help you figure out which is best for you.

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

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

Car TypeBest forCategory Includes
Full Size SUVThose looking for a little adventure off the beaten pathBMW X3, Ford Explorer, or similar
Full SizeFor large groups that want better fuel economy than an SUVInfiniti Q50, Hyundai Sonata, or similar
Compact CarCouple or two friends who plan on doing some sightseeingFord Fiesta, Chevrolet Spark, or similar

What's the age requirement to rent a car in Prather?

Typically, to rent a car in Prather you must be at least 21. However, you may find that there is an additional fee if you're under 25 or for higher category cars in particular. Read over the supplier's terms to discover what the exact fee is before you book your rental.

Does Prather require rental car insurance?

Almost all countries require the driver to have insurance. You might be able to purchase additional insurance through rental car supplier, if you know your insurance won't cover your rental during your trip. Otherwise, as a U.S. citizen, you can also purchase Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout. Although many major card issuers, like Visa or Discover, offer some coverage, there are usually restrictions. For example, they may not cover your rental car if you reserve a luxury or larger vehicle. Make sure to check car rental company's policy before you decide.

What is the difference between all the fuel policies?

Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Below is a list of the most common ones.

You will have to search for an open gas station near your rental car supplier
Policy TypePolicy DescriptionAdvantagesDisadvantages
Full to FullYou'll have a full tank when you get 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 refill the amount of fuel that you've used. Used a half of a tank? Simply 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 pay refueling charges if you don't fill up the tank
Full to empty (pre-paid)You'll pay for a full tank of fuel and return the car with the tank empty. Ask the supplier to see if they will refund you for any unused fuelThere will be no need to go searching for a gas station before you bring back the carThe supplier usually charges a higher rate for the fuel than a local gas station
Empty to emptyYou will not have a full tank of fuel when you pick up the vehicle, and you don't have to refill the gas when you bring the car backYou refill your tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local pricesYou'll have to get some gas before you do any serious driving

What fuel policy do you recommend?

Most suppliers give you a full to full tank policy. At CarRentals.com, we recommend returning it with a full tank of gas. For a cheaper rate, find a filling station before bringing the rental car. Stations near or around airports or car rental places tend to have higher prices.

Is it worth getting unlimited miles?

Unlimited mileage is a good choice for travelers who don't want to worry about incurring any extra charges with the distance they drive. Just make sure that your policy really provides unlimited miles. Check the details on mileage limits before you book.

Before you drive off

Before you begin on your Prather trip, check a few items prior to leaving the lot. It's important to:

  • Look over the vehicle and determine if there is any dents or scratches. 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
  • Get familiar with the controls of your car. Adjust the mirrors and seats, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
  • Figure out how to work the radio or entertainment features. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city

Book your Prather rental car today

Use CarRentals.com to get the best wheels Prather has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be going between the well-known restaurants, renowned landmarks, and all the amazing sites in Prather.