Car rentals in Rio Grande: All you need to know
A Rio Grande car rental gives you the opportunity to go where you want, when you want. You'll be able to explore all the sights, and even find out what the rest of Ohio has to offer. CarRentals.com has gathered your most popular questions about car rentals in Rio Grande. Keep reading to see which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
How do I find a bargain car rental in Rio Grande?
We always strive to get you the best rate. But, to get the most savings when you travel to Rio Grande you can do a few things. You can:
- Read the mileage policy to avoid any surprise expenses
- Reserve your rental car as far ahead of time as you can
- Avoid airport pick-ups or drop-offs if possible; they usually are pricier
- Compare daily and weekly rates; you may save more if you rent the car for longer
Even a little rental car know-how can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental companies have outlets in Rio Grande?
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. Look through the reviews to get an idea of which meets your needs.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Rio Grande?
That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what you'll be doing when you visit Rio Grande. If you're having difficulty choosing, make sure to read over the table below. We have 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 sightseeing||Ford Explorer, Kia Sorento, BMW X3, or similar|
|Full Size||For big groups that want better fuel economy than an SUV||Infiniti Q50, Hyundai Sonata, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want to get the most mpg on their trip||BMW i3, Toyota Prius, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Rio Grande?
Generally, to rent a car in Rio Grande you must be at least 21—the same as it is across the rest of the USA. Additionally, many suppliers charge an extra fee if you are under 25. Be sure to read through the terms to determine what the exact rate is before you rent your car.
Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Rio Grande?
When cruising through Rio Grande or the rest of the U.S. of A., you'll need insurance. Many suppliers need proof of insurance before you pick up your vehicle. Most countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to buy additional insurance through the rental car dealer, if you think your insurance won't cover you while traveling through the U.S.A.. Additionally, as a U.S. 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. But many of them have restrictions, like not covering bigger vehicles like trucks or SUVs. Make sure to call and find out what kind of coverage is offered before you travel to Rio Grande.
What are the different fuel policies?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will have to find an open gas station near your rental car supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The tank will be full when you pick up your automobile. Use as much fuel as you need and top it off when you return your car when you are done. As long as you replace the fuel before returning the car, you won't face any extra fees||You only need to replace the fuel you used. Used a half of a tank? Simply fill it back up to full. You won't need to pay for any gas you didn't use. You can shop around for the cheapest prices and you'll only pay service 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. Ask the rental car provider to see if they'll refund you for any unused fuel||You won't have to find for a gas station before you bring back the car||The supplier usually charges a higher rate for the fuel than a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You will not have a full tank of fuel when you collect the vehicle, and you won't have to fill the tank back up when you bring the car back||You fill the tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local 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 you opt for 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 Rio Grande?
Unlimited miles is a good choice if you plan to do some sightseeing or visit several customers all over Rio Grande. You can drive wherever you like without incurring extra charges. Review your policy to see if there are mileage restrictions.
Know before you go
Before you begin on your Rio Grande trip, go over a few items before you leave the car rental lot. You should:
- Check out your vehicle and be certain there is no dents or scrapes. If you notice any, write it down on your paperwork
- Inspect the trunk to determine if the spare is properly inflated and the necessary tools to change it 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 operating the radio or entertainment features. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Rio Grande rental car today
When you reserve your Rio Grande rental car with CarRentals.com, you know you can depend on a wonderful set of wheels that will result in more money to spare. Book today to cash in on cheap deals on your impeccable Rio Grande car rental. We'll see you out here.