Car rentals in Tenakee Springs: All you need to know
A Tenakee Springs car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You'll be able to check out all the sights, and even find out what the rest of Alaska has to offer. CarRentals.com has gathered the most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Tenakee Springs. Keep reading to see how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
Where can I find a bargain car rental in Tenakee Springs?
CarRentals.com makes it easy to get budget-friendly rates. Just enter your travel dates and go down the list of car rental companies, choose the top rental locations, and find the cheapest packages Tenakee Springs has to offer. You can also:
- Check the mileage policy to steer clear of any surprise expenses
- Book your rental as far ahead of time as possible
- Avoid airport pick-ups and drop-offs if possible; they normally are pricier
- Compare daily and weekly rates; you may save more if you rent the car for longer
These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Tenakee Springs.
What rental companies have retailers in Tenakee Springs?
From budget-friendly brands like Dollar and Thrifty to global names like Avis and Sixt, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the online reviews to get an idea of which meets your needs.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Tenakee Springs?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Alaska town 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||Everyone who wants to travel Tenakee Springs in style||Infiniti Q50, Mercedes Benz CLA, or similar|
|SUV||Families with a lot of bags and a need for space||Jeep Grand Cherokee, Nissan Quest, or similar|
|Economy or Compact Car||For those on a strict travel budget||Chevrolet Spark, Vauxhall Corsa, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Tenakee Springs?
Generally, to rent a car in Tenakee Springs you must be at least 21—the same as it is across the rest of the USA. However, you might need to pay a surcharge if you're under 25. Be sure to read over the rental agreement to discover what the exact rate is before you rent your car.
Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Tenakee Springs?
Insurance is always needed, wherever you're renting a car. However, you might already be insured by your existing car or credit card policies. Keep in mind, these policies might not totally cover your rental, and you'll have to add it to your booking for Tenakee Springs. Check in advance and, if it's necessary, you can just include it at checkout.
What are the different fuel policies?
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 the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The tank will be full when you get your car. You can use as much fuel as you need and top it off when you return your car at the rental dealer. If you refill the tank before you return your car, you won't be charged a refueling cost||You only refill the amount of fuel that you've 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 refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll pay for a full tank and return the car with the tank empty. Ask the rental car provider to see if they will refund you for any unused fuel||There will be no need to go searching for a gas station before you bring back the car||You usually pay a higher rate for a tank upfront then going to a local station|
|Empty to empty||You may not have a full tank when you pick up your vehicle, and you don't need to fill the tank back up before you drop it back off||You refill your tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll need to locate a gas station as soon as 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. Just be sure you make time to shop for the cheapest gas prices.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Tenakee Springs?
Unlimited mileage is a good choice for travelers who don't want to worry about how many miles they are driving. Just make sure that your policy really provides unlimited miles. Check the fine print before you book.
Tips before you leave the lot
Before you get started on your Tenakee Springs trip, make sure you check a few items prior to leaving the rental lot. You should:
- Inspect the vehicle and be certain there is no dents 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, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Figure out how to work the radio or entertainment features. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Tenakee Springs car rental today
Use CarRentals.com to get yourself the best wheels Tenakee Springs has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be driving between the great restaurants, famous landmarks, and all the must-see sites in Tenakee Springs.