Car rentals in Selawik: All you need to know
A Selawik car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You'll be able to check out all the sights, and even find out what else the rest of Alaska has to offer. CarRentals.com has collected your most popular questions about car rentals in Selawik. Read on to see the dos and don'ts of car rentals.
How can I get a bargain car rental in Selawik?
We always strive to get you the best price. However, to get the most savings on your trip to Selawik you can do a few things. You can:
- Compare weekly and daily rates from all the different suppliers
- Book as far in advance as possible. You'll usually save more and get the car of your choice
- Learn about any cost for mileage limits, fuel policy, and additional drivers. That way you will know the total cost before you book
- Don't rent more car than you need. Generally, the smaller the class the lower the rate
These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Selawik.
What rental companies have retailers in Selawik?
From budget-friendly brands like Economy and Budget to global names like National and Hertz, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Scan through the reviews to get an idea of which one is best for you.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Selawik?
That all depends on your needs and what activities you want to do in Selawik. If you're having difficulty choosing, be sure to go over our table below. We have compared the most popular vehicle categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Families looking for adventure in the Alaska back-country||Ford Edge, Kia Sorento, Jaguar F-Pace, or similar|
|Full Size||If you plan on doing a lot of exploring and want a comfortable ride||Hyundai Sonata, Ford Fusion, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want a quiet and comfortable ride||BMW i3, Toyota Prius, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Selawik?
Usually, the age limit for renting a car in Selawik is 21—the same as it is across the rest of the United States of America. If you are under 25, you might also need to pay a surcharge. Be sure to read the rental agreement to find what the exact fee will be before you book your vehicle.
Is insurance required to rent a car in Selawik?
When driving in Selawik or the rest of the United States, you'll need insurance. Many suppliers require that you show proof of insurance before you pick up your automobile. Almost all countries require driver's insurance. You might be able to buy 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 United States citizen, you can also add on Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout.
Although many major card issuers, like American Express or MasterCard, offer some coverage, there are usually restrictions. For example, they may not cover your rental car if you book a luxury or larger vehicle. Make sure to check your rental car company's policy before you decide.
What are the different fuel policies?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will need to find an open gas station close to the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank when you get your car. Use as much gas as you need and top it off when you return your car. As long as you replace the fuel before returning the car, you won't face any extra fees||You only pay for the fuel you use. Used a quarter 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 pay service charges if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You pay for a full tank of fuel upfront and bring the car back with the tank empty. Some suppliers offer a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to verify with them beforehand||You won't have to find for a gas station before you return your car||The supplier usually charges a higher rate for the fuel than a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You may not have a full tank when you pick up the vehicle, and you don't need to refill the gas when you bring the car back||You refill your tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll have to fill up before you do any serious driving|
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
We usually recommend that you opt for the full-to-full policy. This policy simply means you bring your rental back to the full, and you're all set.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Selawik?
Unlimited miles is a great choice if you decide to do a bit of sightseeing or visit a lot of customers all over Selawik. You can drive as much as you want without incurring additional charges. Go over your rental agreement to find out if there are mileage limitations.
Before you leave the lot
Before you get going on your Selawik vacation, make sure you check a few things before you leave the car rental lot. You should take time to:
- Check out the car and make sure there is no dents or scrapes. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
- Check the trunk to determine if the spare is 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
- Figure out how to work the entertainment and GPS (if available). You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Selawik rental car today
When you book with CarRentals.com, you know you can count on a perfect vehicle that will leave you with extra cash in the bank. Cash in on cheap deals on your perfect Selawik rental car when you book with us. We'll see you on the road.