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Car rentals in Shelby: All you need to know

You want a great automobile to get around Shelby whether you're going for a business or pleasure. Explore the famous sites around town and park in front of the popular restaurants in Shelby. We've gathered your most popular questions about car rentals in Shelby. Find out which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.

Where do I find a bargain rental car in Shelby?

CarRentals.com makes it a breeze to book the cheapest deals. Simply type in your travel dates and scroll through the variety of car rental companies, select the top rental locations, and find the most wallet-friendly offers in Shelby. You should also:

  • Take time to compare vehicle pricing
  • Try to avoid airport pick-ups or drop-offs, which can cost more
  • Know ahead of time how much mileage/fuel you may use
  • Search and book in advance

These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Shelby.

What rental suppliers have outlets in Shelby?

From budget-friendly brands like Dollar and Thrifty to global names like Enterprise 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 your next trip.

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

Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Montana city means you're bound to find a vehicle that suits your needs. Some options include:

Car TypeBest forCategory Includes
Full Size SUVGreat for families or groups who need a comfortable ride and have safety as a top priorityFord Explorer, Kia Sorento, BMW X3, or similar
Full SizeFor trips where everyone needs room their bagsToyota Camry, Nissan Altima, or similar
Compact CarWhen saving money is a top priorityChevrolet Spark, Vauxhall Corsa, or similar

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

Typically, to rent a car in Shelby you must be at least 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 find what the total will be before you rent your car.

Does Shelby require rental car insurance?

Insurance is mandatory, no matter where you rent a vehicle. However, your current car insurance may cover you. Additionally, if you pay using your credit card, the card's policy may also insure you. Keep in mind, your policies may not cover you 100%, and you'll have to add it to your booking for Shelby. Check in advance and, if it's required, you can just add it at checkout.

What is the fuel policy for Shelby rental cars?

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 near your car rental supplier
Policy TypePolicy DescriptionAdvantagesDisadvantages
Full to FullThere will be a full tank of gas when you collect your automobile. You can use as much fuel as you want and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off when you are done. Just make sure to refill the tank before you return the car to avoid a refueling costYou only need to replace the fuel you used. 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 won't pay more than local fuel prices and you'll only pay service charges if you don't fill up the tank
Full to empty (pre-paid)You pay for a full tank 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 have to search for a gas station before you bring back the carThe 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 the vehicle, and you won't have to refill the gas when you drop it back offYou fill the tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local pricesYou'll need to find a gas station as soon as you get the car

What type of fuel policy should I choose?

Most suppliers provide you a full to full tank policy. We suggest returning it with a full tank. If you want to keep your expenses lower, it is best to find a gas station before returning the vehicle. Stations close to airports or car rental places tend to have higher prices.

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

Unlimited miles is a great choice if you decide to do some sightseeing or visit a lot of customers all over Shelby. You can cruise wherever you like and not incur added charges. Read over your policy to discover if there are mileage restrictions.

Know before you go

Be sure you go over a few things before you leave the car rental lot on your Shelby adventure. It's important to:

  • Look over the vehicle and determine if there is any damage 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
  • 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 radio or entertainment features. It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are driving around a new area

Book your Shelby rental car today

When you reserve your car with CarRentals.com, you know you can depend on a wonderful set of wheels that will result in more money to spare. Cash in on cheap deals on your ideal Shelby rental car when you book with CarRentals.com. See you on the road.