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Car rentals in Rake: All you need to know

You want a great car to get around Rake whether you're traveling for a business or pleasure. Check out the famous sites around town and pull up in front of the best restaurants in Rake. CarRentals.com has collected the most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Rake. Find out which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.

Where do I find a great deal on a rental car in Rake?

CarRentals.com makes it a cinch to grab the cheapest deals. Just type in your travel dates and scroll through the list of rental suppliers, pick the top rental locations, and find the best offers in Rake. You should also:

  • Compare the rates for a few suppliers on the type of car you want
  • Book as far in advance as possible. You will usually get your car of your choice and save more
  • Check the fuel and mileage policies. You don't want to be surprised with added costs
  • Determine what car you'll need for your trip. Don't get more car than you need

Even a little rental car know-how can go a long way to getting you the most savings.

What rental companies have retailers in Rake?

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

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

That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what you'll be doing when you visit Rake. If you're having difficulty deciding, make sure to go over the table below. We've compared the most popular vehicle categories for you:

Car TypeBest forCategory Includes
Full Size SUVTo take on any kind of terrain and sightseeingFord Edge, Kia Sorento, or similar
Full SizeNeed extra room and comfort, but with the handling of a sedanChevrolet Impala, Toyota Camry, or similar
HybridThose that want a quiet and comfortable ride with terrific miles per gallonBMW i3, Toyota Prius, or similar

What age do you have to be to rent a car in Rake?

Usually, to rent a car in Rake you must be at least 21. But, there might be an added charge if you are under 25 or for higher category vehicles in particular. Read through the terms to figure out what any additional fees is before you book your rental.

Is insurance required to rent a car in Rake?

Most countries require driver's insurance. You may 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 United States citizen, you can also add on Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout. Many credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover) will cover your car rental. However, many of them have restrictions, like not covering large vehicles like trucks or SUVs. It is best to find out exactly what your credit card will cover and how much before you head to Rake.

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 an open gas station near the drop-off location
Policy TypePolicy DescriptionAdvantagesDisadvantages
Full to FullThere will be a full tank of gas when you collect your car. Use as much gas as you want and top it off when you return your car when you are done. Just make sure to refill the tank before you return the car to avoid a refueling costYou only refill the amount of fuel that you've used. Used a half of a tank? Then you just fill it back up to full. You won't be paying for any you didn't use. You can fill up at any station you want and you'll only pay service fees if you don't fill up the tank
Full to empty (pre-paid)You'll pick up the car with a full tank and return the car with an empty tank. Several rental car companies provide a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to verify with them beforehandThere will be no need to go searching for a gas station before you drop-off your carYou might pay a higher rate for the tank than you would filling up at a local gas station
Empty to emptyYou won't have a full tank when you pick up your vehicle, and you don't have to fill the tank back up before you bring the car backYou refill your tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump pricesYou'll have to fill up before you do any serious driving

What type of fuel policy should I choose?

We advise a full to full policy. You should get your car with a full tank, and you should return it topped off. To avoid any added expenses, fill up your tank before you return the car. Stations near or around airports or car rental places tend to have higher prices.

Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Rake?

Unlimited mileage is a good choice for travelers 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.

Tips before you leave the lot

Before you begin on your Rake vacation, check out a few things prior to leaving the car rental lot. It's important to:

  • Inspect your car and determine if there is any dents or scrapes. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
  • Check the trunk to see if the spare is properly 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 wipers
  • Get comfortable working the navigation and entertainment. It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are driving around a new region

Book your Rake car rental 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. CarRentals.com has the ideal car that can align with your needs and not deplete your travel fund.