Car rentals in Saint Maries: All you need to know
A Saint Maries car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You can check out all the sights, and even see what else the rest of Idaho has to offer. CarRentals.com has gathered your most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Saint Maries. Keep reading to discover how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
How do I find a bargain rental car in Saint Maries?
CarRentals.com makes it a cinch to grab budget-friendly rates. Just type in your travel dates and scroll down the list of rental suppliers, choose the top rental locations, and find the cheapest packages Saint Maries has to offer. You can also:
- Read the mileage policy to prevent any surprises
- Reserve your rental as far ahead of time as possible
- Avoid airport pick-ups or drop-offs if possible; they tend to be pricier
- Compare daily and weekly rates; you may save more if you rent the car for longer
These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Saint Maries.
What rental companies have retailers in Saint Maries?
From global names like National and Hertz to budget-friendly brands like Budget and Thrifty, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the online reviews to help you figure out which meets your needs.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Saint Maries?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Idaho metropolis means you're certain to find a vehicle that is perfect for you. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury||When you need the best||Infiniti Q50, Mercedes Benz CLA, or similar|
|Minivan||Families with a lot of bags and a need for space||Chrysler Town & Country, Dodge Grand Caravan, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want to get the most miles per gallon on their trip||BMW i3, Kia Optima, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Saint Maries?
Usually, the age limit for renting a car in Saint Maries is 21—the same as it is across the rest of the USA. However, you might need to pay a surcharge if you're under 25. Be sure to review the terms to discover any additional fees is before you book your rental.
Does Saint Maries require rental car insurance?
Almost all countries require driver's insurance. You might be able to purchase additional insurance through rental car supplier, if you are concerned your insurance won't cover your rental during your trip. Otherwise, as a U.S. citizen, you can also add on Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com at checkout. Many credit card issuers (MasterCard, Visa, American Express, and Discover) will offer coverage. But many of them have restrictions, like not covering larger vehicles like trucks or SUVs. It is best to call and find out exactly what your credit card will cover and how much before you head to Saint Maries.
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 find a gas station near your car rental supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank when you get your car. Use as much gas as you need and top it off when you return your car. As long as you replace the fuel before returning the car, you won't face any extra fees||You only pay for the fuel you use. 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 refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You pay for a full tank of gas when you pick the car up and bring the car back with the tank empty. Ask the 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 might pay a higher rate for the tank than you would filling up at a local gas 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 bring the car back||You fill the tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll need to find a gas station as soon as you collect the car|
What fuel policy do you recommend?
Many rental car suppliers offer a variety of fuel policies. However, the stand-out winner is usually full-to-full. You simply bring the car back with the same amount of fuel you got it with. Just be sure you make time to shop for the cheapest gas prices.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
If you wish to check out all that Saint Maries and maybe even the rest of Idaho 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 Maries. Read the fine print to be certain they are actually "unlimited."
Know before you go
Before you get going on your Saint Maries vacation, check a few items prior to leaving the lot. It's worth the time to:
- Walk around the vehicle and be sure there is no damage or scrapes. If you notice any, 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, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Get comfortable operating the navigation and entertainment. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Saint Maries 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 who you are traveling with, CarRentals.com has a car rental that can fit your needs and not deplete your travel fund.