Car rentals in Prudhoe Bay: All you need to know
A Prudhoe Bay car rental gives you the opportunity to go where you want, when you want. You can check out all the sights, and even find out what else the rest of Alaska has to offer. CarRentals.com has collected your most popular questions about renting a car in Prudhoe Bay. Read on to discover which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
Where can I get a bargain rental car in Prudhoe Bay?
CarRentals.com always tries to get you the best deal. But, there are ways to get an even lower price on your upcoming booking. Be sure to:
- Compare all the deals available
- Book as far in advance as possible. You'll usually get your car of your choice and save more
- Be aware of any cost for mileage limits, fuel policy, and additional drivers. This way you can make sure you know the actual cost before you book
- Determine the car you'll need for your drive. Don't get more car than you need
Even a little knowledge can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental companies have agencies in Prudhoe Bay?
From budget-friendly brands like Dollar and Thrifty to global names like Ace and Enterprise, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the reviews to help you figure out which is best for your next trip.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Prudhoe Bay?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Alaska city means you're certain to find a vehicle that is perfect for you. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Premium||Business travelers who want a little luxury as they cruise Prudhoe Bay||Infiniti Q50, Chrysler 300, or similar|
|SUV||Families with a lot of suitcases and a need for space||Hyundai Santa Fe, Nissan Quest, or similar|
|Economy Car||When saving money and good gas mileage are your top priorities||Ford Fiesta, Chevrolet Spark, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Prudhoe Bay?
Usually, the age limit for renting a car in Prudhoe Bay is 21. But, you may find that there is an additional fee if you are under 25 or for larger or higher category vehicles. Read through the supplier's terms to discover what any additional charges will be before you rent your vehicle.
Does Prudhoe Bay require rental car insurance?
Insurance is mandatory, wherever you're renting a car. That said, your current car insurance may cover you. Additionally, if you pay using your credit card, the card's policy may also insure you. Keep in mind, those policies may not provide total coverage, and you'll have to add it to your booking for Prudhoe Bay. Check ahead of time and, if it is needed, you can simply include it at the CarRentals.com checkout.
What are the different fuel policies?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will need to find a gas station near the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank when you collect your automobile. You can use as much fuel as you need and top it off when you return your car at the rental office. As long as you replace the fuel before returning the car, you won't face any extra fees||You only pay for the fuel you use. If you only use half of a tank, you'll only need to refill half of a tank, and therefore avoid paying for any you don't need. 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 when you pick the car up and bring the car back with the tank empty. Some suppliers offer a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to confirm with them beforehand||You won't need to find a gas station near your rental drop-off location||The supplier usually charges a higher rate for the fuel than a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You won't have a full tank when you collect the vehicle, and you don't have to refill the gas before you drop it back off||You fill the 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 rental car companies provide you a full to full tank policy. We encourage returning the car with a full tank of gas. To avoid any added expenses, find a filling station before bringing the vehicle.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Prudhoe Bay?
Unlimited mileage is a good choice for anyone who don't want to worry about watching the odometer their whole trip. You will just need to make sure there's nothing else in the small print that could add in extra costs.
Know before you go
Make sure you check out a few things before you leave the lot on your Prudhoe Bay adventure. It's important to:
- Look over the car and determine if there is any dents or scrapes. If you notice any, write it down on your paperwork
- Check the trunk to determine if the spare is properly inflated and both the lug wrench and jack 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
- Get comfortable working the radio or entertainment features. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Prudhoe Bay car rental today
You know you can count on a perfect set of wheels that will leave you with money to spare when you book with CarRentals.com. Book today to cash in on cheap deals on your ideal Prudhoe Bay rental car. See you on the road.