Car rentals in Salmon: All you need to know
A Salmon car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You can explore all the sights, and even find out what else the rest of Idaho has to offer. We've collected your most popular questions about car rentals in Salmon. Keep reading to discover how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
Where do I find a great deal on a rental car in Salmon?
CarRentals.com makes it easy to snag budget-friendly deals. Simply type in your travel dates and go through the list of car rental suppliers, pick the top rental locations, and find the cheapest packages Salmon has to offer. You should also:
- Compare the prices of vehicles
- Avoid airport pick-ups and drop-offs, which typically are more expensive
- Determine ahead of time the amount of fuel/mileage you may use
- Search and book in advance
Even a little knowledge can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental companies have outlets in Salmon?
From global names like Hertz and Sixt to budget-friendly brands like Economy and Budget, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the reviews to get an idea of which meets your needs.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Salmon?
That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what activities you want to do in Salmon. If you're having a little trouble choosing, be sure to go over the table below. We have compared the most popular vehicle categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||To take on any kind of terrain and sightseeing||Jaguar F-Pace, Hyundai Santa Fe, or similar|
|Full Size||Groups with suitcases and a need for space||Chevrolet Impala, Toyota Camry, or similar|
|Economy Car||For those looking to save the most on their trip||Fiat 500, Nissan Versa Note, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Salmon?
Usually, the age limit for car rentals in Salmon 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 read over the rental agreement to find what the total is before you reserve your rental.
Does Salmon require rental car insurance?
Insurance is mandatory, no matter where you rent a vehicle. With that said, your current car insurance may cover you. Additionally, if you pay using your credit card, the card's policy may also insure you. Keep in mind, these policies might not totally cover your rental, and you'll need to add it on to your booking. Look into it before you book and, if it is needed, you can easily add it at checkout.
What is the difference between all the fuel policies?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will need to find a gas station near your rental car supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank when you pick up your car. You can use as much fuel as you wish and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off when you are done. If you refill the tank before you return your car, you won't be charged a refueling cost||You only refill the amount of fuel that you've used. Used a half of a tank? Simply fill it back up to full. You won't need to pay for any fuel you didn't use. You won't pay more than local fuel prices and you'll only be charged refueling fees or service charges if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You pay for a full tank when you pick the car up and bring the car back with the tank empty. Many suppliers offer a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to confirm with them beforehand||You won't need to find a fuel 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 your vehicle, and you won't need to fill the tank back up before you drop it back off||You refill your tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll have to fill up before you go on a long trip|
What fuel policy do you recommend?
Many suppliers offer a range of fuel policies. However, full-to-full is our stand-out choice. You simply bring the car back with the same amount of fuel you got it with. .
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
Unlimited mileage is a good option for anyone who don't want to worry about watching the odometer their whole trip. Just make sure that your policy really provides unlimited miles. Read the fine print before you book.
Know before you go
Before you begin on your Salmon adventure, be sure you check out a few items before you leave the car rental lot. You should:
- Look over your car and be sure there is no damage or scratches. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
- Inspect the trunk to determine if the spare is properly inflated and both the lug wrench and jack 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 wipers
- Get comfortable working the entertainment and GPS (if available). You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Salmon car rental today
Maybe you're carpooling with co-workers to and from the hotel to the conference center, maybe you're traveling solo, or maybe you're bringing your partner or kids. CarRentals.com has the ideal car that can fit your requirements and not break your wallet.