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Car rentals in Shafer: All you need to know

You want a great car to take you around Shafer whether you're traveling for a business trip or a vacation. Explore the famous sites around town and park in front of the popular restaurants in Shafer. We've answered your most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Shafer. Find out the dos and don'ts of booking a rental car.

Where do I get a bargain rental car in Shafer?

CarRentals.com always strives to get you the best rate. However, there are ways to get an even lower price on your next rental. Make sure to:

  • Read the mileage policy to steer clear of any surprise fees
  • Reserve your rental car as far ahead of time as you can
  • Avoid airport pick-ups and drop-offs if possible; they commonly are more expensive
  • Compare daily and weekly rates; you might save more if you rent the car for longer

Just following even a few of these tips can help you save big on your Shafer rental car.

What rental suppliers have outlets in Shafer?

From global names like Avis and Enterprise to budget-friendly brands like Thrifty and Budget, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the online reviews to help you figure out which one meets your needs.

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

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

Car TypeBest forCategory Includes
Full Size SUVTo take on any kind of terrain and enjoy great viewsFord Explorer, Kia Sorento, BMW X3, or similar
Full SizeFor big groups that want better fuel economy than an SUVChevrolet Impala, Toyota Camry, or similar
HybridThose that want a quiet and comfortable rideBMW i3, Toyota Prius, or similar

How old do you have to be to rent a car in Shafer?

Generally, the age limit for car rentals in Shafer is 21. Please note, there might be an additional fee if you are under the age of 25 or for larger or higher category rentals. Read over the supplier's terms to figure out what the exact charge will be before you book your rental.

Is insurance required to rent a car in Shafer?

When driving in Shafer or the rest of the U.S.A., you'll need insurance. Almost every supplier needs proof of insurance before you rent a car. The majority of countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to buy additional insurance through the rental car dealer, if you think your insurance won't cover your rental during your trip. Otherwise, as a United States citizen, you can also add on Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com during checkout.

Although many of the major card issuers, like MasterCard or Discover, offer some insurance, there are usually restrictions. For instance, you may not be covered if you get a luxury or larger vehicle. 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 need to search for a gas station near your car rental supplier
Policy TypePolicy DescriptionAdvantagesDisadvantages
Full to FullThe gas tank will be full when you pick up your automobile. You can use as much fuel as you want and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the end. As long as you replace the fuel before returning the car, you won't face any extra feesYou only refill the amount of fuel that you've used. If you only use half of a tank, it's only necessary refill half of a tank, and therefore avoid paying for fuel you don't need. You can fill up at any station you want 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 of fuel upfront and bring the car back with the tank empty. Some providers provide a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to verify with them beforehandYou won't need to find a petrol 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 won't have a full tank when you pick up your vehicle, and you won't have to fill the tank back up when you bring the car backYou fill the 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 fuel policy do you recommend?

Many rental car suppliers offer a range of fuel policies. However, the stand-out winner is usually full-to-full. You simply bring the car back with the same amount of fuel you got it with. Just be sure you make time to shop for the cheapest gas prices.

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

Unlimited miles is a great choice if you decide to do some sightseeing or visit a lot of business associates all over Shafer. You can cruise as much as you want without incurring extra charges. Read over your policy to see if there are mileage limitations.

Before you leave the lot

Make sure you check a few items before you leave the car rental lot. You should take time to:

  • Walk around your vehicle and be certain there is no dents or scrapes. If so, mark 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 navigation and entertainment. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city

Book your Shafer 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. No matter who you're traveling with, CarRentals.com has a car rental that can suit your needs and not deplete your travel piggy bank.