Car rentals in Saint Helens: All you need to know
A Saint Helens car rental gives you the opportunity to go where you want, when you want. You can explore all the sights, and even see what else the rest of Kentucky has to offer. We've answered your most popular questions about car rentals in Saint Helens. Find out how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
How can I find a great deal on a rental car in Saint Helens?
We always try to get you the best price. However, you can do a few things to keep your upcoming rental affordable. Make sure to:
- Compare the prices of vehicles
- Try to avoid pick-ups or drop-offs at airports, which can cost more
- Know ahead of time how much fuel/mileage you may use
- Search and book in advance
These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Saint Helens.
What rental companies have outlets in Saint Helens?
From global names like Hertz and Sixt to budget-friendly brands like Fox and Budget, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the online reviews to help you figure out which one is best for your next trip.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Saint Helens?
That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what activities you want to do in Saint Helens. If you're having a bit of trouble picking the right car, make sure to read over our table below. We've compared the most popular vehicle categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Those looking for a little adventure off the beaten path||Ford Edge, Kia Sorento, Jaguar F-Pace, or similar|
|Full Size||For big groups that want better fuel economy than an SUV||Chevrolet Impala, Toyota Camry, or similar|
|Compact Car||For those on a strict travel budget||Toyota Yaris, Nissan Versa, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Saint Helens?
Normally, the age limit for car rentals in Saint Helens is 21—the same as it is across the rest of the United States of America. However, you might need to pay a surcharge if you're under 25. Be sure to review the rental agreement to determine any additional fees is before you book your car.
Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Saint Helens?
Insurance is mandatory, no matter where you rent a car. That said, you could already be covered by your existing car or credit card policies. Keep in mind, your policies may not cover you 100%, and you'll need to add it to your booking for Saint Helens. Look into it before you book and, if it is required, you can simply include it at checkout.
What is the difference between all the fuel policies?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will need to find a gas station near the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The tank will be full when you pick up your vehicle. You can use as much fuel as you like and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the end. 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 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 pay service charges if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You pay for a full tank of fuel upfront and bring the car back with the tank empty. Some suppliers offer a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to verify with them beforehand||You won't need to find a petrol station near your rental drop-off location||You might pay more for the tank than you would filling up at 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 need to fill the tank back up 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 as soon as you get the car|
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
Many suppliers offer a variety of fuel policies. However, the stand-out choice is usually full-to-full. It simply means returning the car with the same level of gas as you got it with, so you'll never pay for anyone else's road trips through the Saint Helens.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Saint Helens?
Unlimited mileage is a good choice for those who don't want to worry about how many miles they are driving. You will just need to make sure there's nothing else in the small print that could add in extra costs.
Before you drive off
Make sure you check out a few things before you leave the lot. You should:
- Walk around your vehicle and be sure there is no dents or scratches. 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
- 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. It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are driving around a new area
Book your Saint Helens car rental today
Maybe you're traveling solo, maybe you're bringing your partner or kids, or maybe you're carpooling with co-workers to and from the hotel to the conference center. No matter the situation, CarRentals.com has a rental car that can suit your requirement and not break the bank.