Car rentals in Saginaw: All you need to know
You want a great car to get around Saginaw whether you're traveling for a business trip or a vacation. See the famous sites around the area and park in front of the best restaurants in Saginaw. We've answered the most popular questions about renting a car in Saginaw. Read on to discover the dos and don'ts of car rentals.
Where do I find a great deal on a rental car in Saginaw?
CarRentals.com makes it a cinch to grab budget-friendly deals. Simply type in your travel dates and go through the list of rental suppliers, pick the top rental locations, and find the cheapest offers in Saginaw. You can also:
- Read the mileage policy to avoid any surprise fees
- Book your rental as far ahead of time as you can
- Avoid airport pick-ups; they generally are more expensive
- Compare weekly and daily rates; you might save more if you rent the car for longer
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save big on your Saginaw rental car.
What rental companies have retailers in Saginaw?
In Saginaw, there are a few rental car companies to decide from, like Hertz. Scan through the reviews to help you figure out which is best for your next trip.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Saginaw?
That depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit Saginaw. If you're having trouble picking the right car, be sure to go over the chart below. We have compared the most popular categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||To take on any kind of terrain and enjoy great views||Ford Edge, Jaguar F-Pace, or similar|
|Full Size||Need extra room and comfort, but with the handling of a sedan||Chevrolet Impala, Toyota Camry, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those looking for a fuel-efficient vehicle||BMW i3, Kia Optima, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Saginaw?
Usually, to rent a car in Saginaw you must be at least 21—the same as it is across the rest of the USA. If you are under 25, you might also need to pay a surcharge. Be sure to review the rental agreement to discover any additional fees is before you rent your vehicle.
Do I need insurance to rent a car in Saginaw?
Almost all countries require driver's insurance. You might be able to purchase additional insurance through rental car company for your trip, if you know your insurance won't cover you while traveling through the United States. Otherwise, as a U.S. citizen, you can also book Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout. Although many of the major card issuers, like Visa or American Express, offer some coverage, there may be restrictions. For instance, you may not be covered if you book a luxury or larger vehicle. Make sure to check car rental supplier's policy before you decide.
What is the fuel policy for Saginaw rental cars?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will need to search for an open gas station close to the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||There will be a full tank of gas when you collect your car. Use as much petrol as you wish and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the end of your rental period. 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. 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 fees if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll pay for a full tank of gas and return the car with an empty tank. Ask the provider to see if they will refund you for any unused fuel||You won't need to find a petrol station near your rental drop-off location||You usually pay a higher price for a tank upfront then you would going to a nearby gas station|
|Empty to empty||You will not have a full tank of fuel when you pick up the vehicle, and you don't have to refill the gas before you bring the car back||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 collect the car|
What fuel policy should I get?
At CarRentals.com, we recommend a full tank policy. You should get into your vehicle with the needle at "F". However, if you return your rental with less than the amount you received it with, most companies will charge a premium to top it back off. For a cheaper rate, it is best to fill up your tank before returning the car rental.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
Unlimited miles is a good choice if you decide to do some sightseeing or visit several business associates all over Saginaw. You can drive wherever you like without incurring additional charges. Read over your rental agreement to find out if there are mileage limitations.
Before you drive off
Before you begin on your Saginaw trip, be sure you check out a few items before you leave the lot. You should:
- Walk around your car and make sure there is no dents or scrapes. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
- Check the trunk to determine if the spare is properly 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 entertainment and GPS (if available). You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Saginaw car rental today
Use CarRentals.com to get yourself the best wheels Saginaw has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be cruising between the great restaurants, famous landmarks, and all the fantastic sites in Saginaw.