Car rentals in Shawnee: All you need to know
You want a great car to get around Shawnee whether you're going for a business or pleasure. See the top sites around town and pull up in front of the popular restaurants in Shawnee. CarRentals.com has gathered the most popular questions about renting a car in Shawnee. Read on to find out the dos and don'ts of booking a rental car.
How can I find a bargain rental car in Shawnee?
CarRentals.com always tries to get you the best deal. However, you can do a few things to keep your upcoming rental affordable. Make sure to:
- Compare all the deals available
- Book as far in advance as possible. You will usually save more and get the car of your choice
- Be aware of any cost for mileage limits, fuel policy, and additional drivers. This way you can make sure you know the true cost before you rent
- Don't get more vehicle than you'll need. Typically, the smaller the class the lower the rate
These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Shawnee.
What rental suppliers have outlets in Shawnee?
From budget-friendly brands like Budget and Thrifty to global names like National and Hertz, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the online reviews to get an idea of which is best for your next trip.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Shawnee?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Oklahoma metropolis means you're bound to find an automobile that is perfect for you. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury||If you really want to go all out on your visit to Shawnee||Mercedes C-Class, Audi A4, or similar|
|Minivan||Large groups that need room for all their suitcases||Ford Escape, Chrysler Town & Country, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those looking for a fuel-efficient vehicle||BMW i3, Toyota Prius, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Shawnee?
Typically, the age limit for car rentals in Shawnee 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 review the supplier's terms to discover any additional fees is before you book your rental.
Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Shawnee?
Most countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to pay for interim insurance with the rental car supplier. Otherwise, as a United States citizen, you can also book Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout. Several credit card issuers (MasterCard, Visa, American Express, and Discover) will cover your car rental. However, there may be limitations, like not covering bigger vehicles such as trucks or SUVs. Make sure to find out exactly what your credit card will cover and how much before you travel to Shawnee.
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 search for a gas station close to your car rental supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank when you collect your automobile. You can use as much fuel as you wish and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off when you are done. As long as you replace the fuel before returning the car, you won't face any extra fees||You 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 shop around for the cheapest prices and you'll only pay service fees if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll pick up the car with a full tank and return the car with the tank empty. Check with the supplier to see if they will refund you for any unused fuel||You won't have to find for a gas station before you return your car||You usually pay a more expensive price for a tank upfront then going to a local station|
|Empty to empty||You will not have a full tank of fuel when you pick up your vehicle, and you won't have to fill the tank back up before you drop it back off||You fill the tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll have to fill up before you do any serious driving|
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
We advise a full to full policy. You pick up your rental with the needle at "F". However, if you return the rental with less than the amount you received it with, most companies will charge a premium to top it back off. For a cheaper rate, it is best to fill up your tank before you bring it back.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Shawnee?
Unlimited mileage is a good choice for anyone who don't want to worry about incurring any extra charges with the distance they drive. You will just need to make sure there's nothing else in the small print that could add in extra costs.
Know before you go
Be sure you go over a few items prior to leaving the rental lot on your Shawnee adventure. You should take time to:
- Inspect your vehicle and be certain there is no dents or scrapes. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
- 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
- Get comfortable operating the entertainment and GPS (if available). You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Shawnee rental car today
Use CarRentals.com to get yourself the best wheels Shawnee has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be cruising between the great restaurants, world-famous landmarks, and all the amazing sites in Shawnee.