Car rentals in Sidney: All you need to know
You need a great automobile to get around Sidney whether you're traveling for a business trip or a vacation. Check out the famous sites around town and pull up in front of the popular restaurants in Sidney. CarRentals.com has answered the most popular questions about car rentals in Sidney. Keep reading to see how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
Where can I get a bargain car rental in Sidney?
CarRentals.com makes it easy to grab budget-friendly deals. Simply enter your travel dates and go through the list of car rental suppliers, choose the top rental locations, and find the cheapest offers in Sidney. You can also:
- Check the mileage policy to steer clear of any surprise fees
- Book your rental as far in advance as you can
- Avoid airport pick-ups; they tend to be pricier
- Compare daily and weekly rates; you might save more with a longer rental
These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Sidney.
What rental suppliers have agencies in Sidney?
From global names like Hertz and Sixt to budget-friendly brands like Payless and Fox, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the reviews to help you figure out which one is best for you.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Sidney?
That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what you'll be doing when you visit Sidney. If you're having trouble deciding, be sure to look over the chart below. We have compared the most popular vehicle categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Families looking for adventure in the Montana back-country||BMW X3, Ford Explorer, or similar|
|Full Size||For trips where everyone needs room their bags||Toyota Camry, Nissan Altima, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want to get the most mpg on their trip||Toyota Prius, Honda Civic, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Sidney?
Normally, 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 read the rental agreement to find any additional charges will be before you book your vehicle.
Does Sidney require rental car insurance?
Insurance is always required, wherever you rent a vehicle. Nevertheless, you could already be covered by your credit card or car policies. Keep in mind, those policies may not provide total coverage, and you'll have to add it to your booking for Sidney. Look into it before you book and, if it is needed, you can just include it at checkout.
What is the fuel policy for Sidney rental cars?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will have to find a gas station near your rental car supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||There will be a full tank of gas when you get your car. Use as much fuel as you need 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 fees||You only refill the amount of fuel that you've used. Used a half of a tank? Simply fill it back up to full. You won't need to pay for any you didn't use. You can fill up at any station you want and you'll only be charged refueling 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. Check with the rental car provider to see if they will refund you for any unused fuel||You won't need to find a petrol station near your rental drop-off location||The supplier usually charges a higher rate for the fuel than a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You may not have a full tank when you collect the vehicle, and you don't need to fill the tank back up before you bring the car back||You refill your tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll have to get some gas before you go on a long trip|
What fuel policy should I get?
Most suppliers give you a full tank policy. We encourage bringing the car back topped off. If you want to keep your expenses lower, it is best to fill up your tank before returning the vehicle.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Sidney?
Unlimited miles is a good choice if you plan to do a bit of sightseeing or visit several clients all over Sidney. You can cruise as much as you want and not incur extra charges. Make sure to read your rental agreement to see if there are mileage limitations.
Tips before you leave the lot
Be sure you check out a few items before you leave the car rental lot on your Sidney adventure. It's important to:
- Check out the car and determine if there is any 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
- Get familiar with the controls of your car. Adjust the mirrors and seats to your liking, and figure out how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Figure out how to work the entertainment and GPS (if available). It's best to limit any unneeded distractions when you are navigating a new city
Book your Sidney 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 the situation, CarRentals.com has a car that can suit your requirement and not deplete your travel piggy bank.