Car rentals in St. Denis: All you need to know
You want a great vehicle to take you around St. Denis whether you're going for a business or pleasure. See the famous sites around town and pull up in front of the popular restaurants in St. Denis. CarRentals.com has gathered your most frequently asked questions about renting a car in St. Denis. Read on to see the dos and don'ts of car rentals.
How can I get a great deal on a car rental in St. Denis?
CarRentals.com always tries to get you the best deal. However, to increase your savings when you travel to St. Denis you can do a few things. Be sure to:
- Compare and contrast the rates for a few suppliers on the type of car you want
- Book as far in advance as possible. You will usually get your vehicle of your choice and save more
- Learn about any cost for mileage limits, fuel policy, and additional drivers. That way you can make sure you know the true cost before you rent
- Determine what car you'll need for your drive. Don't get more car than you need
These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in St. Denis.
What rental suppliers have retailers in St. Denis?
From budget-friendly brands like Budget and Thrifty to global names like Advantage and Hertz, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the online reviews to get an idea of which one meets your needs.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in St. Denis?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this metropolis means you're certain to find a vehicle that is perfect for you. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Premium||When you really want to go all out on your trip to St. Denis||Mercedes C-Class, Audi A4, or similar|
|Minivan or SUV||Sizable groups that need room for all their bags||Ford Escape, Chrysler Town & Country, or similar|
|Economy or Compact Car||For those looking to save the most on their trip||Toyota Yaris, Nissan Versa, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in St. Denis?
Typically, the age limit for car rentals in St. Denis is 21—the same as it is across the rest of the country. Additionally, many suppliers charge an extra fee if you are under 25. Be sure to read through the terms to find what the total is before you rent your car.
Is insurance required to rent a car in St. Denis?
Almost all countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to purchase additional insurance through rental car supplier for your trip, if you know your insurance won't cover your rental. Many credit card issuers (MasterCard, Visa, American Express, and Discover) will provide some coverage. But many of them have restrictions, like not covering bigger automobiles like trucks or SUVs. It is best to call and find out what kind of coverage is offered before you travel to St. Denis.
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 find an open gas station near the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank when you collect your automobile. Use as much gas as you want and top it off when you return your car when you are done. As long as you replace the fuel before returning the car, you won't face any extra fees||You only need to replace the fuel you used. If you only use half of a tank, you'll only have to refill half of a tank, and therefore avoid paying for any you don't need. You can shop around for the cheapest prices and you'll only pay refueling charges if you don't refill 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 provider to see if they'll refund you for any unused fuel||You won't have to find for a gas station before you drop-off your car||The supplier usually charges a higher rate for the fuel than a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You will not have a full tank of fuel when you pick up your vehicle, and you won't need to refill the gas before you drop it back off||You fill the tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll need to find a gas station shortly after you get the car|
What fuel policy do you recommend?
Many rental car suppliers offer a range of fuel policies. However, full-to-full is our stand-out winner. You simply bring the car back with the same amount of fuel you got it with. .
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in St. Denis?
If you want to explore all that St. Denis offers, you're going to want unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over St. Denis. Review the fine print to make certain your mileage is truly "unlimited."
Before you leave the lot
Before you get going on your St. Denis vacation, be sure you check a few things before you leave the lot. It's worth the time to:
- Check out your vehicle and be certain there is no dents or scratches. If so, mark it down on your 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
- Get comfortable working the radio or entertainment features. It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are navigating a new city
Book your St. Denis car rental today
Maybe you're carpooling with co-workers to and from the hotel to the conference center, maybe you're traveling solo, or maybe you're bringing your partner or kids. CarRentals.com has the ideal rental car that can suit your requirements and not break your wallet.