Car rentals in Runnells: All you need to know
A Runnells car rental gives you the opportunity to go where you want, when you want. You'll be able to check out all the sights, and even find out what else the rest of Iowa has to offer. CarRentals.com has gathered the most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Runnells. Find out the dos and don'ts of car rentals.
How can I find a great deal on a rental car in Runnells?
You are well on your way to getting the best rate on your car rental with us. However, there are a more ways to increase your savings. Make sure to:
- Compare the rates for a few suppliers on the type of car you want
- Book as far in advance as possible. You will usually save more and get the car of your choice
- Educate yourself on any cost for fuel policy, additional drivers, and mileage limits. This way you can make sure you know the true cost before you book
- Decide what vehicle you'll need for your trip. Don't get more car than you need
These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Runnells.
What rental companies have retailers in Runnells?
From budget-friendly brands like Thrifty and Budget to global names like National and Hertz, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the online reviews to get an idea of which meets your needs.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Runnells?
That depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit Runnells. If you're having difficulty deciding, make sure to read over our chart below. We've compared the most popular vehicle categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Families or groups looking for adventure in the Iowa back-country||Jaguar F-Pace, Hyundai Santa Fe, or similar|
|Full Size||For big groups that want better fuel economy than an SUV||Infiniti Q50, Ford Fusion, or similar|
|Economy Car||Great for navigating and parking around busy cities||Ford Fiesta, Chevrolet Spark, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Runnells?
Usually, to rent a car in Runnells you must be at least 21—the same as it is across the rest of the United States of America. Additionally, many suppliers charge an added fee if you are under 25. Be sure to go over the rental agreement to discover any additional fees is before you book your rental.
Does Runnells require rental car insurance?
Insurance is required, no matter where you rent a vehicle. Nevertheless, you could already be covered by your credit card or car policies. Keep in mind, these policies may not provide 100% coverage, and you'll have to add it on to your booking. Look into it before you book and, if it is required, you can simply add it at checkout.
Are there different fuel policies?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will have to search for an open gas station close to your rental car supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||There will be a full tank of gas when you get your car. Use as much fuel as you need and top it off when you return your car at the end of your rental period. As long as you replace the fuel before returning the car, you won't face any extra fees||You only refill the amount of fuel that you've used. If you only use half of a tank, you'll only need to refill half of a tank, and therefore avoid paying for fuel you don't need. You won't pay more than local fuel prices and you'll only pay service charges if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll receive the car with a full tank and return the car with an empty tank. Check with the rental car provider to see if they will refund you for any unused fuel||You won't need to find a fuel station near your rental drop-off location||You usually pay a more expensive rate for a tank upfront then going to a local station|
|Empty to empty||You won't have a full tank when you collect your vehicle, and you won't have to refill the gas before you drop it back off||You refill your 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 type of fuel policy should I choose?
Most rental car companies provide you a full tank policy. At CarRentals.com, we encourage returning it with a full tank. If you want to save some money, find a filling station before bringing the car rental.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Runnells?
Unlimited miles is a great option if you decide to do a little sightseeing or visit a lot of clients all over Runnells. You can drive as much as you like and not incur additional charges. Make sure to read your policy to discover if there are any restrictions.
Know before you go
Be sure you go over a few things before you leave the rental lot. It's worth the time to:
- Look over the vehicle and be certain there is no dents or scratches. If so, write it down on the paperwork
- Make you have a properly inflated spare tire, lug wrench, and jack in the trunk
- 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
- Figure out how to work the entertainment and GPS (if available). You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Runnells rental car today
Use CarRentals.com to get the best wheels Runnells has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be driving between the great restaurants, renowned landmarks, and all the fantastic sites in Runnells.