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Car rentals in Scio: All you need to know

You need a great automobile to take you around Scio whether you're traveling for a business trip or a vacation. Check out the top sites around the city and pull up in front of the best restaurants in Scio. We've gathered the most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Scio. Find out how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.

How can I find a bargain rental car in Scio?

We always try to get you the best deal. However, you can do a couple things to keep your next rental affordable. Make sure to:

  • Read the mileage policy to steer clear of any surprises
  • Reserve your rental car as far ahead of time as you can
  • Avoid airport pick-ups or drop-offs if possible; they tend to be pricier
  • Compare daily and weekly rates; you might save more with a longer rental

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

What rental suppliers have agencies in Scio?

From budget-friendly brands like Dollar and Thrifty to global names like National and Enterprise, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the reviews to get an idea of which is best for you.

What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Scio?

That all depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit Scio. If you're having a bit of trouble picking the right car, be sure to go over our chart below. We've compared the most popular types of vehicles for you:

Car TypeBest forCategory Includes
Full Size SUVGreat for families who want comfort and have safety as a top priorityFord Edge, Jaguar F-Pace, or similar
Full SizeFor large groups that want better fuel economy than an SUVInfiniti Q50, Ford Fusion, or similar
HybridThose looking for a fuel-efficient vehicleBMW i3, Kia Optima, or similar

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

Normally, the age limit for car rentals in Scio is 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 the rental agreement to discover what the exact charge will be before you rent your car.

Does Scio require rental car insurance?

When cruising through Scio or the rest of the United States, you will need insurance. Many suppliers need proof of insurance before you pick up your car. The majority of countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to buy additional insurance through the rental car dealer for your trip, if you know your insurance won't cover you while traveling through the United States. Otherwise, as a U.S. citizen, you can also book Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com during checkout.

Although many major card issuers, like American Express or MasterCard, provide some coverage, there are usually restrictions. For example, you may not be covered if you reserve a larger or luxury vehicle. Be sure to check your rental car company's policy before you decide.

What are the 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 close to your car rental supplier
Policy TypePolicy DescriptionAdvantagesDisadvantages
Full to FullThe tank will be full when you collect your vehicle. Use as much fuel as you need and top it off when you return your car at the end of your rental period. 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 can shop around for the cheapest 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. Check with the rental car provider to see if they will refund you for any unused fuelYou won't need to find a gas 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 pick up your vehicle, and you won't need to refill the gas when you bring the car backYou fill the tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local pricesYou'll need to locate a gas station as soon as you get the car

What fuel policy should I get?

Most suppliers give you a full to full tank policy. We encourage returning it topped off. To avoid any added expenses, it is best to find a filling station before bringing the rental. Stations near airports or car rental places tend to have higher prices.

Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Scio?

Unlimited mileage is a good option for anyone who don't want to worry about how many miles they are driving. You will just need to make sure there's nothing else in the small print that could add in extra costs.

Before you drive off

Make sure you go over a few things before you leave the rental lot. You should:

  • Look over the car 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
  • Familiarize yourself with the 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 entertainment and GPS (if available). It's best to limit any unneeded distractions when you are driving around a new area

Book your Scio rental car today

Use CarRentals.com to get yourself the best wheels Scio has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be going between the great restaurants, famous landmarks, and all the fantastic sites in Scio.