Car rentals in Saint Francis: All you need to know
A Saint Francis 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 see what the rest of Minnesota has to offer. We've gathered your most popular questions about renting a car in Saint Francis. Find out which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
Where can I find a bargain car rental in Saint Francis?
You are well on your way to finding the best price on your car rental by going through us. However, there are a more ways to increase your savings. Be sure to:
- Compare all the deals available
- Book as far in advance as possible. You will usually save more and get the car of your choice
- Be aware of any cost for mileage limits, fuel policy, and additional drivers. That way you can make sure you know the true cost before you rent
- Don't get more car than you need. Usually, the smaller the class the cheaper the rate
These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Saint Francis.
What rental suppliers have retailers in Saint Francis?
From global names like Enterprise and Hertz to budget-friendly brands like Dollar and Thrifty, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the reviews to help you figure out which is best for you.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Saint Francis?
That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what you'll be doing when you visit Saint Francis. If you're having a little trouble deciding, be sure to go over our chart below. We've compared the most popular types of cars for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury or Premium-class||Everyone who wants to travel Saint Francis in style||Cadillac, Audi, or similar|
|Minivan||Large groups who want to navigate Saint Francis together||Dodge Grand Caravan, Nissan Quest, or similar|
|Economy or Compact Car||Couple or two friends heading to the beach and back||Chevrolet Spark, Vauxhall Corsa, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Saint Francis?
Normally, to rent a car in Saint Francis you must be at least 21. But, there might be an added fee if you are under 25 or for higher category rentals in particular. Read through the terms to figure out what any additional charges is before you reserve your rental.
Do I need insurance to rent a car in Saint Francis?
Insurance is mandatory, wherever you rent a car. With that said, your current car insurance may cover you. Additionally, if you pay for the rental in full using your credit card, the card's benefits may also insure you. Keep in mind, your policies may not provide total coverage, and you'll need to add it on to your booking. Check ahead of time and, if it is required, you can conveniently add it at checkout.
Are there different fuel policies?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will need to search for an open gas station near 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 vehicle. You can use as much fuel as you want 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. Used a quarter of a tank? Simply fill it back up to full. You won't be paying for any fuel you didn't use. You can shop around for the cheapest prices and you'll only be charged refueling fees or service charges if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll receive the car with a full tank of fuel and return the car with an empty tank. Check with the provider to see if they'll refund you for any unused fuel||You won't have to search for a gas station before you return your 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 pick up the vehicle, and you don't need to fill the tank back up before you bring the car back||You fill the tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll need to locate a gas station shortly after you collect the car|
What fuel policy should I get?
At CarRentals.com, we suggest a full to full policy. You pick up your rental with a full tank, and you will want to return it filled up. For a cheaper rate, find a filling station before returning the rental car.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
If you plan to check out all that Saint Francis and maybe even the rest of Minnesota offers, you are going to want unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Saint Francis. Review the fine print to make sure your mileage is actually "unlimited."
Know before you go
Before you get started on your Saint Francis trip, make sure you check a few items before you leave the rental lot. It's worth the time to:
- Inspect your car and be sure there is no dents or scrapes. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
- Make you have a properly inflated spare tire, lug wrench, and jack in the trunk
- 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 operating the navigation and entertainment. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Saint Francis car rental today
You know you can depend on a wonderful vehicle that will result in more extra money in the bank when you book with CarRentals.com. Book today to cash in on cheap deals on your perfect Saint Francis rental car. We'll see you on the road.