Car rentals in Pullman: All you need to know
You want a great vehicle to take you around Pullman whether you're traveling for a business trip or a vacation. Explore the top sites around the area and pull up in front of the best restaurants in Pullman. We've collected your most popular questions about car rentals in Pullman. Read on to see how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
Where do I get a great deal on a rental car in Pullman?
CarRentals.com makes it easy to get the best rates. Just type in your travel dates and scroll through the variety of rental car companies, select the top rental locations, and find the cheapest offers in Pullman. You should also:
- Check the mileage policy to prevent any surprise expenses
- Book your vehicle as far in advance as you can
- Avoid airport pick-ups; they generally are pricier
- Compare weekly and daily rates; you might save more with a longer rental
Even a little rental car know-how can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental companies have retailers in Pullman?
From budget-friendly brands like Thrifty and Budget to global names like Avis and Enterprise, 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 type of rental car should I get for my trip to Pullman?
That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what you'll be doing when you visit Pullman. If you're having trouble deciding, make sure to go over our chart below. We have compared the most popular categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury||Business travelers who want a little luxury as they cruise Pullman||Mercedes C-Class, Cadillac XTS, or similar|
|Minivan||Sizable groups that need room for all their bags||Chrysler Pacifica, Dodge Grand Caravan, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those looking for a fuel-efficient vehicle||Toyota Prius, Honda Civic, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Pullman?
Usually, the age limit for car rentals in Pullman is 21. But, there might be an additional charge if you're under 25 or for higher category vehicles. Go through the terms to figure out what any additional fees will be before you reserve your rental.
Is insurance required to rent a car in Pullman?
Insurance is always needed, wherever you're renting a car. With that said, your current car insurance may cover you. Additionally, if you pay using your credit card, the card's benefits may also insure you. Keep in mind, your policies might not totally cover your rental, and you'll need to add it to your booking for Pullman. Check in advance and, if it's necessary, you can simply add it at checkout.
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 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 pick up your car. Use as much petrol as you like and top it off when you return your car when you are done. If you refill the tank before you return your car, you won't be charged a refueling cost||You only refill the amount of fuel that you've used. Used a quarter of a tank? Then you just fill it back up to full. You won't need to pay for any fuel 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 upfront and bring the car back with the tank empty. Many providers provide a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to verify with them beforehand||You won't need to find a petrol station near your rental drop-off location||You usually pay more for a tank upfront then you would going to a nearby gas station|
|Empty to empty||You will not have a full tank of fuel when you collect your vehicle, and you don't need to fill the tank back up when you drop it back off||You fill the tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll need to find a gas station as soon as you get the car|
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
Most suppliers provide you a full to full tank policy. We encourage bringing the car back topped off. To avoid any added expenses, it is best to fill up your tank before you return the car.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Pullman?
If you plan to check out all that Pullman and maybe even the rest of Washington offers, you are going to need unlimited miles. You can drive as far as you'd like without worrying about additional charges. Read the fine print to be sure they are actually "unlimited."
Tips before you leave the lot
Make sure you check a few things prior to leaving the car rental lot. It's important to:
- Walk around the car and determine if there is any dents or scratches. If you notice any, mark it down on the paperwork
- Check the trunk to see if the spare is inflated and both the lug wrench and jack are there
- Familiarize yourself with the 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 radio or entertainment features. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Pullman rental car 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're traveling with, CarRentals.com has a vehicle that can align with your needs and not break the bank.