Car rentals in Sidney: All you need to know
You want a great automobile to get around Sidney whether you're going for a business or pleasure. Explore the top sites around the area and park in front of the popular restaurants in Sidney. We've gathered your most popular questions about car rentals in Sidney. Find out how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
Where do I find a bargain rental car in Sidney?
We always strive to get you the best price. But, there are a more ways to increase your savings. Be sure to:
- Read the mileage policy to prevent any surprise fees
- Book your rental car as far ahead of time as you can
- Avoid airport pick-ups or drop-offs if possible; they usually are more expensive
- Compare weekly and daily rates; you may save more with a longer rental
These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Sidney.
What rental companies have agencies in Sidney?
From budget-friendly brands like Fox and Budget to global names like Avis and Sixt, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the online reviews to help you figure out which one is best for you.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Sidney?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Iowa town means you're certain to find a car that suits your needs. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Premium||When you need the best||Infiniti Q50, Mercedes Benz CLA, or similar|
|SUV||Large groups who want to navigate Sidney together||Ford Escape, Chrysler Town & Country, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those looking for a fuel-efficient vehicle||Toyota Prius, Honda Civic, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Sidney?
Typically, to rent a car in Sidney you must be at least 21—the same as it is across the rest of the United States of America. However, you might need to pay a surcharge if you're under 25. Be sure to go through the rental agreement to figure out what the exact fee is before you reserve your rental.
Do I need insurance to rent a car in Sidney?
Most countries require driver's insurance. You might be able to purchase additional insurance through rental car supplier, if you think your insurance won't cover your rental during your trip. Otherwise, as a U.S. citizen, you can also book Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout. Several credit cards (American Express, Visa, MasterCard, and Discover) will cover your car rental. But many of them have restrictions, such as not covering bigger vehicles like premium models or some SUVs. It is best to call and find out what kind of coverage is offered before you head to Sidney.
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 have to find a gas station near your car rental supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||There will be a full tank of gas when you collect your car. You can use as much fuel as you want 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 need to replace the fuel you used. Used a half of a tank? Simply fill it back up to full. You won't be paying for any fuel you didn't use. 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 pay for a full tank when you pick the car up and bring the car back with the tank empty. Many rental car companies offer a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to verify with them beforehand||There will be no need to go searching 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 won't have a full tank when you collect your vehicle, and you don't need to fill the tank back up 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 go on a long trip|
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
We usually suggest that customers 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 Sidney?
Unlimited mileage is a good choice for anyone who don't want to worry about watching the odometer their whole trip. Just make sure that your policy really provides unlimited miles. Check the details on mileage limits before you book.
Before you leave the lot
Before you get started on your Sidney vacation, make sure you go over a few things before you leave the rental lot. You should:
- Walk around your car and make certain there is no damage 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 working the navigation and entertainment. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Sidney rental car today
Use CarRentals.com to get the best wheels Sidney has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be driving between the well-known restaurants, renowned landmarks, and all the amazing sites in Sidney.