Car rentals in Rea: All you need to know
A Rea 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 Missouri has to offer. We've answered the most popular questions about renting a car in Rea. Find out the dos and don'ts of renting a car.
How do I find a bargain rental car in Rea?
We always try to get you the best price. But, to increase your savings when you travel to Rea you can do a few things. You can:
- Take time to compare vehicle pricing
- Avoid pick-ups or drop-offs at airports, which typically are more expensive
- Know ahead of time how much fuel/mileage you may use
- Search and book in advance
These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Rea.
What rental suppliers have retailers in Rea?
From budget-friendly brands like Dollar and Thrifty to global names like Avis and Enterprise, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the online reviews to get an idea of which one is best for you.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Rea?
That depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit Rea. If you're having difficulty choosing, make sure to go over the chart below. We've compared the most popular types of vehicles for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||To take on any kind of terrain and enjoy great views||Ford Explorer, Kia Sorento, BMW X3, or similar|
|Full Size||For trips where everyone needs room their luggage||Hyundai Sonata, Ford Fusion, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want to get the most mpg on their trip||Honda Civic, Kia Optima, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Rea?
Generally, to rent a car in Rea you must be at least 21. Please note, you may find that there is an added charge if you are under the age of 25 or for higher category vehicles. Go through the terms to figure out what the exact charge will be before you reserve your rental.
Does Rea require rental car insurance?
When driving in Rea or the rest of the U.S.A., you'll need insurance. Almost every supplier requires that you show proof of insurance before you pick up your vehicle. Almost all countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to pay for temporary coverage through the rental agency. Moreover, as a United States citizen, you can also add on Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com at checkout.
The major credit card issuers (American Express, Visa, MasterCard, and Discover) will generally cover your car rental. However, many of them have restrictions, like not covering large vehicles like premium models or some SUVs. Be sure to call and find out what kind of coverage is offered before you travel to Rea.
Are there different fuel policies?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will need to search for a gas station close to your car rental supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank when you collect your automobile. Use as much petrol as you wish 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 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 fuel you didn't use. You can fill up at any station you want and you'll only pay service charges if you don't refill 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. Some rental car companies provide a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to confirm with them beforehand||You won't have to search for a gas station before you drop-off your car||You might pay a higher rate for the tank than you would filling up at a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You may not have a full tank when you pick up your vehicle, and you don't need to refill the gas before you bring the car back||You fill the tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll need to find a gas station shortly after you get the car|
What fuel policy should I get?
We usually advise that customers choose the full-to-full policy. This policy is the most straightforward, and you simply top off the tank before you bring it back.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
Unlimited miles is a great option if you plan to do a little sightseeing or visit a lot of customers all over Rea. You can drive as much as you want and not incur additional charges. Go over your rental agreement to see if there are mileage limitations.
Tips before you leave the lot
Make sure you go over a few things prior to leaving the lot. You should take time to:
- Inspect the car and make sure there is no damage or scratches. If you notice any, write it down on your paperwork
- Inspect the trunk to determine 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 radio or entertainment features. It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are navigating a new area
Book your Rea rental car today
Use CarRentals.com to get yourself the best wheels Rea has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be going between the highly-rated restaurants, renowned landmarks, and all the must-see sites in Rea.