Car rentals in Tecumseh: All you need to know
You want a great vehicle to take you around Tecumseh whether you're traveling for a business trip or a vacation. Check out the famous sites around town and park in front of the best restaurants in Tecumseh. CarRentals.com has gathered the most popular questions about renting a car in Tecumseh. Find out the dos and don'ts of renting a car.
How can I get a great deal on a car rental in Tecumseh?
We always try to get you the best price. But, there are ways to get an even cheaper price on your upcoming booking. You can:
- Compare vehicle pricing before you book
- Avoid pick-ups or drop-offs at airports, which can be more expensive
- Know ahead of time the amount of mileage/fuel you may use
- Search and book in advance
Even a little rental car know-how can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental companies have outlets in Tecumseh?
From global names like Hertz and Enterprise to budget-friendly brands like Budget and Thrifty, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Scan through the reviews to help you figure out which one meets your needs.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Tecumseh?
That all depends on your needs and what activities you want to do in Tecumseh. If you're having trouble picking the right car, be sure to look over the chart below. We have compared the most popular categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury||When you really want to go all out on your vacation to Tecumseh||Infiniti Q50, Chrysler 300, or similar|
|Minivan||Families with a lot of bags and a need for space||Chrysler Pacifica, 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 Tecumseh?
Generally, to rent a car in Tecumseh you must be at least 21—the same as it is across the rest of the United States of America. If you are under 25, you might also need to pay a surcharge. Be sure to go over the rental agreement to find any additional charges will be before you book your car.
Do I need insurance to rent a car in Tecumseh?
Most countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to purchase additional insurance through rental car supplier, if you know your insurance won't cover your rental during your trip. Otherwise, as a U.S. citizen, you can also add on Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com at checkout. Many major card issuers, like American Express or MasterCard, give some coverage; however, there may be restrictions. For example, you may not be covered if you get a luxury or larger vehicle. Make sure to check car rental company's policy before you decide.
Are there different fuel policies?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will have to find an open gas station close to your car rental supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank when you pick up your car. You can use as much fuel as you want and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the rental dealer. If you refill the tank before you return your car, you won't be charged a refueling cost||You only pay for the fuel you use. Used a quarter of a tank? Simply fill it back up to full. You won't need to pay for any gas you didn't use. 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'll pay for a full tank and return the car with an empty tank. Check with the rental car provider to see if they'll refund you for any unused fuel||You won't need to find a gas 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 won't have a full tank when you collect the vehicle, and you don't have to fill the tank back up before you bring the car back||You fill the 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?
Most rental car companies provide you a full to full tank policy. At CarRentals.com, we advise bringing it back with a full tank of gas. If you want to save some money, it is best to fill up your tank before you bring it back.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Tecumseh?
Unlimited mileage is a good choice for anyone who don't want to worry about incurring any extra charges with the distance they drive. Just make sure that your policy really provides unlimited miles. Read the fine print before you book.
Before you drive off
Make sure you go over a few items before you leave the rental lot on your Tecumseh adventure. It's important to:
- Inspect your vehicle and make certain there is no dents or scratches. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
- Check the trunk to determine if the spare is inflated and the jack and lung wrench are there
- Familiarize yourself with the 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 unnecessary distractions when you are driving around a new region
Book your Tecumseh rental car today
Use CarRentals.com to get the best wheels Tecumseh has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be driving between the well-known restaurants, renowned landmarks, and all the must-see sites in Tecumseh.