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Car rentals in San Lorenzo: All you need to know

A San Lorenzo car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You can explore all the sights, and even find out what the rest of California has to offer. CarRentals.com has collected the most frequently asked questions about renting a car in San Lorenzo. Read on to see which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.

Where do I find a great deal on a car rental in San Lorenzo?

CarRentals.com makes it a cinch to get budget-friendly deals. Just type in your travel dates and go through the list of rental car companies, pick the top rental locations, and find the most wallet-friendly offers in San Lorenzo. You should also:

  • Compare the prices of vehicles
  • Avoid airport pick-ups or drop-offs, which can be more expensive
  • Determine ahead of time how much mileage/fuel you may use
  • Search and book as far in advance as you can

Even a little knowledge can go a long way to getting you the most savings.

What rental companies have retailers in San Lorenzo?

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 online reviews to get an idea of which one is best for you.

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

Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this California town means you're certain to find a car that is perfect for you. Some options include:

Car TypeBest forCategory Includes
Full Size SUVFamilies looking for adventure in the California back-countryJaguar F-Pace, Hyundai Santa Fe, or similar
Full SizeFor big groups that want better fuel economy than an SUVChevrolet Impala, Toyota Camry, or similar
HybridThose looking for a fuel-efficient vehicleBMW i3, Toyota Prius, or similar

What's the age requirement to rent a car in San Lorenzo?

Generally, to rent a car in San Lorenzo you must be at least 21—the same as it is across the rest of the USA. Additionally, many suppliers charge an added fee if you are under 25. Be sure to read over the terms to determine what the exact rate is before you reserve your rental.

Do I need insurance to rent a car in San Lorenzo?

When driving in San Lorenzo or the rest of the U.S.A., you'll need insurance. Almost every supplier needs proof of insurance before you rent a car. Most countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to pay for temporary insurance with the rental supplier. Additionally, as a United States citizen, you can also add on Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com during checkout.

Many major card issuers, like Visa and MasterCard, provide some insurance on your rental, however, there are usually restrictions. For instance, they may not cover your rental car if you get a larger or luxury vehicle. Make sure to check the rental car company's policy before you decide.

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 search for a gas station close to your car rental supplier
Policy TypePolicy DescriptionAdvantagesDisadvantages
Full to FullYou'll have a full tank when you get your vehicle. You can use as much fuel as you like and top it off when you return your car. 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 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 refueling charges if you don't refill the tank
Full to empty (pre-paid)You'll receive the car with a full tank and return the car with the tank empty. Several providers provide a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to confirm with them beforehandYou won't need to find a gas station near your rental drop-off locationThe supplier usually charges a higher rate for the fuel than a local gas station
Empty to emptyYou may not have a full tank when you pick up your vehicle, and you don't need to refill the gas before you drop it back offYou refill your tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump pricesYou'll have to get some gas before you do any serious driving

What type of fuel policy should I choose?

Many suppliers offer a range 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 San Lorenzo.

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

Unlimited mileage is a good choice for travelers 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. Check the fine print before you book.

Know before you go

Before you begin on your San Lorenzo adventure, be sure you check a few items before you leave the car rental lot. You should take time to:

  • Walk around the car and determine if there is any damage or scrapes. If so, mark it down on your paperwork
  • Check the trunk to determine if the spare is properly inflated and both the lug wrench and jack are there
  • Get familiar with the controls of your car. Adjust the mirrors and seats, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
  • Figure out how to work the entertainment and GPS (if available). It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are navigating a new region

Book your San Lorenzo 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. CarRentals.com has the ideal car rental that can align with your requirements and not deplete your travel piggy bank.