Car rentals in Queen City: All you need to know
A Queen City car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You can check out all the sights, and even see what else the rest of Missouri has to offer. We've collected the most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Queen City. Read on to find out which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
Where can I get a great deal on a rental car in Queen City?
CarRentals.com makes it a breeze to snag budget-friendly deals. Simply enter your travel dates and go through the list of rental car suppliers, select the top rental locations, and find the most wallet-friendly packages Queen City has to offer. You should also:
- Compare and contrast all the deals available
- Book as far in advance as possible. You will usually get the car of your choice and save more
- Check the fuel and mileage policies. This way you'll avoid any surprises on your final bill
- Determine the vehicle you'll need for your vacation. Don't get more car than you need
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save on your Queen City rental car.
What rental companies have retailers in Queen City?
From budget-friendly brands like Budget and Thrifty to global names like Avis and Enterprise, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the online reviews to get an idea of which one is best for you.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Queen City?
That depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit Queen City. If you're having difficulty choosing, make sure to read over our chart below. We've compared the most popular vehicle categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury or Premium-class||When you want to travel Queen City in style||Infiniti Q50, Mercedes Benz CLA, or similar|
|Minivan or SUV||Families with a lot of suitcases and a need for space||Ford Escape, Chrysler Town & Country, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want a quiet and comfortable ride with terrific miles per gallon||Honda Civic, Kia Optima, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Queen City?
Typically, the age limit for renting a car in Queen City is 21. Please note, you may find that there is an additional fee if you're under the age of 25 or for larger or higher category vehicles in particular. Go over the supplier's terms to figure out what any additional fees will be before you book your rental.
Do I need insurance to rent a car in Queen City?
Insurance is always needed, no matter where you're renting a car. However, you might already be covered by your existing car or credit card policies. Keep in mind, those policies might not totally cover your rental, and you'll have to add it to your booking for Queen City. Check ahead of time and, if it is required, you can conveniently 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 search for an open gas station close to the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The tank will be full when you pick up your car. You can use as much fuel as you like and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off. Just make sure to refill the tank before you return the car to avoid a refueling cost||You only need to replace the fuel you 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 refueling charges if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You pay for a full tank of fuel when you pick the car up and bring the car back with the tank empty. Many suppliers offer a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to verify with them beforehand||There will be no need to go searching for a gas station before you bring back the car||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 pick up the vehicle, and you won't need to fill the tank back up before you bring the car back||You refill your tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll have to fill up before you do any serious driving|
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
We usually advise that you choose the full-to-full policy. This policy simply means you bring your rental back to the full, and you're all set.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Queen City?
If you want to explore all that Queen City and maybe even the rest of Missouri offers, you're going to need unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Queen City. Read the fine print to make certain your mileage is actually "unlimited."
Before you drive off
Before you begin on your Queen City trip, make sure you go over a few items prior to leaving the rental lot. It's worth the time to:
- Inspect your vehicle and determine if there is any damage or scrapes. If you notice any, mark it down on your paperwork
- Inspect the trunk to determine if the spare is properly inflated and the jack and lung wrench are there
- Familiarize yourself with the 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 Queen City car rental today
Maybe you're traveling with your partner and kids, or carpooling with co-workers to and from the hotel to the conference center. Maybe you're traveling solo. No matter the situation, CarRentals.com has a car rental that can suit your needs and not deplete your travel fund.