Car rentals in Shepherd: All you need to know
You need a great car to take you around Shepherd whether you're traveling for a business trip or a vacation. Explore the top sites around the area and pull up in front of the popular restaurants in Shepherd. CarRentals.com has answered your most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Shepherd. Keep reading to find out which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
How do I find a great deal on a rental car in Shepherd?
You're well on your way to finding the best deal on your car rental with us. However, there are ways to get an even cheaper price on your next rental. Make sure to:
- Take time to compare vehicle pricing
- Try to avoid airport pick-ups or drop-offs, which usually are more expensive
- Know ahead of time how much mileage/fuel you may use
- Search and reserve in advance
Even a little rental car know-how can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental suppliers have agencies in Shepherd?
From global names like Enterprise and Hertz to budget-friendly brands like Economy and Budget, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Scan through the reviews to help you figure out which one is best for you.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Shepherd?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Michigan city means you're certain to find an automobile that is perfect for you. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||To take on any kind of terrain and sightseeing||Ford Edge, Kia Sorento, Jaguar F-Pace, or similar|
|Full Size||For trips where everyone needs room their bags||Infiniti Q50, Hyundai Sonata, or similar|
|Economy Car||Great for driving in big cities||Fiat 500, Nissan Versa Note, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Shepherd?
Generally, the age limit for renting a car in Shepherd is 21. Please note, there might be an added fee if you are under 25 or for higher category vehicles in particular. Read over the terms to discover what the exact charge will be before you reserve your rental.
Is insurance required to rent a car in Shepherd?
Almost all countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to purchase temporary coverage through the rental car company. Otherwise, as a United States citizen, you can also book Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com at checkout. Many credit cards (MasterCard, Visa, American Express, and Discover) will offer coverage. But many of them have restrictions, like not covering larger vehicles such as premium models or some SUVs. Make sure to call and find out what kind of coverage is offered before you travel to Shepherd.
Are there 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 search for a gas station close to the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||There will be a full tank of gas when you collect your car. Use as much petrol 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 cost||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 fill up at any station you want 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. Several suppliers provide a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to check with them beforehand||You won't need to find a gas station near your rental drop-off location||You might pay more for the tank than you would filling up at a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You will not have a full tank of fuel when you collect the vehicle, and you won't need to fill the tank back up when you drop it back off||You refill your tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll have to fill up before you go on a long trip|
What fuel policy should I get?
We usually recommend that customers opt for the full-to-full policy. This policy is the most straightforward, and you simply top off the tank before you bring it back.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
If you plan to check out all that Shepherd and maybe even the rest of Michigan offers, you are going to want unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Shepherd. Review the fine print to be certain they are truly "unlimited."
Before you drive off
Make sure you go over a few items before you leave the lot. You should:
- Look over your vehicle and determine if there is any dents or scratches. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
- Check the trunk to see if the spare is inflated and both the lug wrench and jack are there
- Familiarize yourself with the car. Adjust the mirrors and seats, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Get comfortable operating the radio or entertainment features. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Shepherd rental car today
Maybe you're traveling solo, maybe you're bringing your partner or kids, or maybe you're carpooling with co-workers to and from the hotel to the conference center. No matter who you're traveling with, CarRentals.com has a car that can align with your requirement and not break the bank.