Car rentals in Sterling: All you need to know
A Sterling car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You'll be able to explore all the sights, and even see what the rest of North Dakota has to offer. We've answered your most popular questions about car rentals in Sterling. Keep reading to discover how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
Where do I find a great deal on a rental car in Sterling?
CarRentals.com always tries to get you the best price. But, there are a more ways to increase your savings. Be sure to:
- Compare and contrast weekly and daily rates from all the different suppliers
- Book as far in advance as possible. You will usually save more and get the car of your choice
- Check the mileage and fuel policies. This way you'll avoid any surprises on your final bill
- Determine what vehicle you'll need for your drive. Don't rent more car than you need
Even a little rental car know-how can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental companies have retailers in Sterling?
From budget-friendly brands like Economy and Budget to global names like Hertz and Enterprise, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Scan through the online reviews to help you figure out which is best for your next trip.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Sterling?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this North Dakota city means you're certain to find a vehicle that is perfect for you. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury or Premium-class||Business travelers who want a little luxury as they cruise Sterling||Audi A4, Cadillac XTS, or similar|
|SUV||Families with a lot of luggage and a need for space||Toyota RAV4, Dodge Grand Caravan, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want to get the most miles per gallon on their trip||BMW i3, Toyota Prius, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Sterling?
Typically, to rent a car in Sterling you must be at least 21. Please note, there might be an added charge if you are under 25 or for larger or higher category cars. Read over the terms to find what any additional fees will be before you rent your vehicle.
Is insurance required to rent a car in Sterling?
Almost all countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to purchase additional insurance through rental car company, if you think your insurance won't cover you while traveling through the U.S.A.. Otherwise, as a U.S. citizen, you can also book Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com at checkout. Several credit cards (Discover, American Express, Visa, and MasterCard) will provide some coverage. But many of them have restrictions, like not covering large automobiles like premium models or some SUVs. It is best to call and find out what kind of coverage is offered before you head to Sterling.
What is the fuel policy for Sterling rental cars?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will need to search for an open gas station near your rental car supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank when you collect 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 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 fuel you don't need. 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 of fuel upfront 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 bring back the car||You might pay a higher rate 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 before you bring the car back||You refill your tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll need to find a gas station shortly after you get the car|
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
We usually recommend 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.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
Unlimited miles is a great choice if you decide to do some sightseeing or visit a lot of customers all over Sterling. You can drive as much as you want without incurring added charges. Make sure to read your policy to see if there are any limitations.
Before you drive off
Make sure you go over a few items before you leave the car rental lot. It's worth the time to:
- Check out the car and be certain there is no dents or scratches. If you notice any, mark it down on your paperwork
- Inspect the trunk to see if the spare is properly inflated and both the lug wrench and jack are there
- 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 entertainment and GPS (if available). It's best to limit any unneeded distractions when you are driving around a new area
Book your Sterling car rental today
Use CarRentals.com to get the best wheels Sterling has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be cruising between the well-known restaurants, renowned landmarks, and all the marvelous sites in Sterling.