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Car rentals in San Juan Bautista: All you need to know

You want a great vehicle to get around San Juan Bautista whether you're going for a business trip or a vacation. Check out the famous sites around town and park in front of the best restaurants in San Juan Bautista. CarRentals.com has gathered your most frequently asked questions about renting a car in San Juan Bautista. Keep reading to discover which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.

How can I find a great deal on a car rental in San Juan Bautista?

CarRentals.com makes it a cinch to get the cheapest deals. Just enter your travel dates and scroll down the variety of car rental companies, choose the top rental locations, and find the cheapest offers in San Juan Bautista. You can also:

  • Take time to compare vehicle pricing
  • Try to avoid pick-ups or drop-offs at airports, which usually are more expensive
  • Determine ahead of time the amount of fuel/mileage you may use
  • Search and reserve as far in advance as you can

Just following even a few of these tips can help you save on your San Juan Bautista rental car.

What rental suppliers have agencies in San Juan Bautista?

From budget-friendly brands like Thrifty and Budget to global names like National and Enterprise, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the online reviews to get an idea of which is best for your next trip.

What type of rental car should I get for my trip to San Juan Bautista?

That depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit San Juan Bautista. If you're having a bit of trouble choosing, be sure to look over the table below. We've compared the most popular vehicle categories for you:

Car TypeBest forCategory Includes
Full Size SUVTo take on any kind of terrain and enjoy great viewsFord Explorer, Hyundai Santa Fe, or similar
Full SizeGroups with bags and a need for spaceChevrolet Impala, Toyota Camry, or similar
HybridThose that want to get the most mpg on their tripHonda Civic, Kia Optima, or similar

How old do you have to be to rent a car in San Juan Bautista?

Typically, to rent a car in San Juan Bautista you must be at least 21. However, there might be an added charge if you're under the age of 25 or for larger or higher category rentals in particular. Read over the supplier's terms to find what any additional fees will be before you book your car.

Is insurance required to rent a car in San Juan Bautista?

Most countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to buy temporary coverage through the rental car company. Otherwise, as a U.S. citizen, you can also book Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout. Many major card issuers, like Visa or Discover, offer some insurance on your rental; however, there are usually restrictions. For instance, they may not cover your rental car if you get a luxury or larger vehicle. Make sure to check rental car company's policy before you decide.

What are the different 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 TypePolicy DescriptionAdvantagesDisadvantages
Full to FullThe tank will be full when you get your car. You can use as much fuel as you like and top it off when you return your car at the rental dealer. If you refill the tank before you return your car, you won't be charged a refueling costYou only pay for the fuel you use. If you only use half of a tank, you'll only need to 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 be charged refueling fees 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. Many rental car companies offer a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to check with them beforehandYou won't need to find a gas station near your rental drop-off locationYou might pay a higher rate for the tank than you would filling up at a local gas station
Empty to emptyYou may not have a full tank when you collect your vehicle, and you won't need to refill the gas before you drop it back offYou refill your tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local pricesYou'll have to fill up before you do any serious driving

What fuel policy do you recommend?

We usually suggest that customers choose the full-to-full policy. This policy is the most straightforward, and you simply top off the tank before you bring it back.

Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in San Juan Bautista?

Unlimited miles is a good choice if you plan to do a little sightseeing or visit a lot of business associates all over San Juan Bautista. You can cruise as much as you like and not incur added charges. Go over your rental agreement to find out if there are mileage restrictions.

Know before you go

Be sure you check out a few items prior to leaving the rental lot on your San Juan Bautista adventure. It's worth the time to:

  • Inspect the car and make certain there is no damage or scratches. If you notice any, write it down on your 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 to your liking, and figure out how to turn on the lights and wipers
  • Figure out how to work the navigation and entertainment. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city

Book your San Juan Bautista car rental today

Maybe you're traveling with your partner and kids, or carpooling with co-workers to and from the hotel to the conference center. Maybe you're traveling solo. CarRentals.com has the ideal rental car that can fit your requirements and not break the bank.