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Car rentals in Saint Peter: All you need to know

You want a great vehicle to take you around Saint Peter whether you're going for a business or pleasure. Check out the famous sites around town and pull up in front of the popular restaurants in Saint Peter. We've answered your most popular questions about car rentals in Saint Peter. Find out the dos and don'ts of car rentals.

Where do I find a bargain rental car in Saint Peter?

CarRentals.com always strives to get you the best deal. However, to get the most savings on your trip to Saint Peter you can do a few things. You can:

  • Compare and contrast the rates for a few suppliers on the type of car you want
  • Book as far in advance as possible. You will usually get the car of your choice and save more
  • Educate yourself on any cost for fuel policy, additional drivers, and mileage limits. That way you will know the actual cost before you book
  • Determine what car you'll need for your drive. Don't rent more car than you need

Even a little rental car know-how can go a long way to getting you the most savings.

What rental companies have outlets in Saint Peter?

From budget-friendly brands like Dollar and Thrifty to global names like Avis and Sixt, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the 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 Peter?

Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Illinois metropolis means you're bound to find an automobile that suits your needs. Some options include:

Car TypeBest forCategory Includes
Full Size SUVFamilies or groups looking for adventure in the Illinois back-countryFord Explorer, Hyundai Santa Fe, or similar
Full SizeNeed extra room and comfort, but with the handling of a sedanInfiniti Q50, Hyundai Sonata, or similar
Compact CarGreat for maneuvering in congested citiesFord Fiesta, Chevrolet Spark, or similar

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

Typically, the age limit for car rentals in Saint Peter is 21. Please note, there might be an added charge if you're under 25 or for larger or higher category cars. Go through the supplier's terms to determine what the exact rate will be before you rent your vehicle.

Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Saint Peter?

When cruising through Saint Peter or the rest of the U.S.A., you will need insurance. Many suppliers need proof of insurance before you rent a car. The majority of countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to purchase additional insurance through the rental car dealer for your trip, if you think your insurance won't cover you while traveling through the U.S.A.. Moreover, as a U.S. citizen, you can also add on Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout.

The major credit cards (American Express, Visa, MasterCard, and Discover) will typically provide some coverage. But many of them have restrictions, such as not covering large vehicles like premium models or some SUVs. It is best to call and find out exactly what your credit card will cover and how much before you head to Saint Peter.

What is the fuel policy for Saint Peter rental cars?

Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Below is a list of the most common ones.

You will have to search for a gas station near your car rental supplier
Policy TypePolicy DescriptionAdvantagesDisadvantages
Full to FullYou'll have a full tank when you pick up your automobile. You can use as much fuel as you need and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the end. 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, you'll only have to refill half of a tank, and therefore avoid paying for any you don't need. You won't pay more than local fuel prices and you'll only pay service charges if you don't refill the tank
Full to empty (pre-paid)You pay for a full tank upfront and bring the car back with the tank empty. Ask the supplier to see if they will refund you for any unused fuelYou won't need to find a fuel station near your rental drop-off locationYou might pay more for the tank than you would filling up at a local gas station
Empty to emptyYou won't have a full tank when you collect your vehicle, and you won't need to fill the tank back up before 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 shortly after you get the car

What fuel policy should I get?

Many suppliers offer a variety of fuel policies. However, full-to-full is our stand-out choice. 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 Peter.

Is it worth getting unlimited miles?

Unlimited mileage is a good choice for anyone who don't want to worry about incurring any extra charges with the distance they drive. Just make sure that your policy really provides unlimited miles. Read the fine print before you book.

Tips before you leave the lot

Before you get started on your Saint Peter trip, check a few things prior to leaving the rental lot. You should:

  • Inspect the vehicle and determine if there is any damage or scrapes. If so, mark it down on your paperwork
  • 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 entertainment and GPS (if available). It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are navigating a new area

Book your Saint Peter car rental today

When you reserve your car rental with CarRentals.com, you can count on a grand set of wheels that will result in more extra cash in the bank. Cash in on cheap deals on your ideal Saint Peter rental car when you book with us. We'll see you around town.