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Car rentals in Russell: All you need to know

A Russell 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. We've collected your most popular questions about renting a car in Russell. Read on to see which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.

How do I find a bargain rental car in Russell?

CarRentals.com makes it a cinch to snag the best deals. Simply enter your travel dates and go down the list of rental suppliers, select the top rental locations, and find the cheapest offers in Russell. You can also:

  • Compare and contrast all the deals available
  • Book as far in advance as possible. You'll usually save more and get the car of your choice
  • Check the fuel and mileage policies. You don't want to be surprised with any added costs
  • Determine what vehicle you'll need for your vacation. Don't rent more car than you need

Just following even a few of these tips can help you save on your Russell rental car.

What rental companies have retailers in Russell?

From budget-friendly brands like Payless and Fox to global names like National and Enterprise, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Scan through the online reviews to get an idea of which one is best for your next trip.

What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Russell?

Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Iowa town means you're bound to find a vehicle that is perfect for you. Some options include:

Car TypeBest forCategory Includes
Full Size SUVTo take on any kind of terrain and enjoy great viewsFord Explorer, Hyundai Santa Fe, or similar
Full SizeFamilies with luggage and a need for spaceInfiniti Q50, Ford Fusion, or similar
Compact CarFor those on a strict travel budgetToyota Yaris, Nissan Versa, or similar

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

Typically, the age limit for renting a car in Russell is 21. Please note, there might be an additional charge if you are under 25 or for larger or higher category rentals. Read over the supplier's terms to determine what the exact price will be before you reserve your rental.

Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Russell?

When cruising through Russell or the rest of the U.S. of A., you will need insurance. Many suppliers need proof of insurance before you rent a car. Almost all countries require the driver to have insurance. You might be able to buy additional insurance through the rental car dealer, if you are concerned your insurance won't cover you while traveling through the U.S.A.. Additionally, as a United States citizen, you can also purchase Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout.

The major credit card issuers (MasterCard, Visa, American Express, and Discover) will typically provide some coverage. However, many of them have restrictions, like not covering larger vehicles like trucks or SUVs. It is best to find out exactly what your credit card will cover and how much before you travel to Russell.

What is the difference between all the 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 near your car rental supplier
Policy TypePolicy DescriptionAdvantagesDisadvantages
Full to FullYou'll have a full tank when you get your car. You can use as much fuel as you need and top it off when you return your car at the rental dealer. If you refill the tank before you return your car, you won't be charged a refueling costYou 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 won't pay more than local fuel prices and you'll only pay service charges if you don't fill up the tank
Full to empty (pre-paid)You'll pay for a full tank and return the car with the tank empty. Ask the supplier to see if they'll refund you for any unused fuelYou won't have to find for a gas station before you drop-off your carYou usually pay more for a tank upfront then going to a local station
Empty to emptyYou will not have a full tank of fuel when you pick up your vehicle, and you won't have to refill the gas when you drop it back offYou refill your tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local pricesYou'll need to find a gas station as soon as you get the car

What fuel policy do you recommend?

We usually advise that customers 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 Russell?

Unlimited miles is a good option if you plan to do a bit of sightseeing or visit several clients all over Russell. You can cruise wherever you want and not incur additional charges. Read over your rental agreement to find out if there are any restrictions.

Before you drive off

Before you begin on your Russell adventure, check a few things before you leave the lot. You should:

  • Inspect the car and make sure there is no damage or scratches. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
  • Inspect the trunk to determine if the spare is inflated and the jack and lung wrench 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 windshield wipers
  • Get comfortable working the navigation and entertainment. It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are navigating a new region

Book your Russell rental car today

Use CarRentals.com to get the best wheels Russell has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be driving between the well-known restaurants, world-famous landmarks, and all the fantastic sites in Russell.