Car rentals in Terre Haute: All you need to know
You need a great automobile to get around Terre Haute whether you're going for a business trip or a vacation. See the top sites around town and park in front of the best restaurants in Terre Haute. CarRentals.com has gathered your most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Terre Haute. Keep reading to see how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
How do I find a great deal on a rental car in Terre Haute?
CarRentals.com makes it a breeze to book the best deals. Just type in your travel dates and go through the list of car rental suppliers, pick the top rental locations, and find the most wallet-friendly packages Terre Haute has to offer. You can also:
- Read the mileage policy to prevent any surprise fees
- Reserve your rental as far ahead of time as possible
- Avoid airport pick-ups; they usually are more expensive
- Compare daily and weekly rates; you might save more if you rent the car for longer
These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Terre Haute.
What rental companies have retailers in Terre Haute?
In Terre Haute, CarRentals.com has a few car rental providers to choose from, like Hertz. Look through the reviews to get an idea of which meets your needs.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Terre Haute?
That depends on your needs and what activities you want to do in Terre Haute. If you're having difficulty deciding, be sure to go over the table below. We have compared the most popular categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Groups or Families looking for adventure in the Indiana back-country||Jaguar F-Pace, Hyundai Santa Fe, or similar|
|Full Size||Families with bags and a need for space||Infiniti Q50, Ford Fusion, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want a quiet and comfortable ride with great fuel economy||BMW i3, Kia Optima, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Terre Haute?
Normally, the age limit for renting a car in Terre Haute is 21—the same as it is across the rest of the USA. Additionally, many suppliers charge an extra fee if you are under 25. Be sure to read over the rental agreement to find any additional fees is before you book your rental.
Do I need insurance to rent a car in Terre Haute?
Almost all countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to purchase temporary coverage through the rental car company. Otherwise, as a United States citizen, you can also purchase Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout. Many major card issuers, like Visa or Discover, offer some insurance on your rental; however, there are usually restrictions. For instance, 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.
What are the 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 search for an open gas station close to your car rental supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||There will be a full tank of gas when you pick up your vehicle. You can use as much fuel as you like and top it off when you return your car at the rental office. 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, it's only necessary refill half of a tank, and therefore avoid paying for fuel you don't need. You can shop around for the cheapest prices and you'll only pay service charges if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You pay for a full tank of gas upfront and bring the car back with the tank empty. Several rental car companies provide a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to confirm with them beforehand||You won't need to find a fuel station near your rental drop-off location||You might pay more 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 pick up the vehicle, and you don't need to fill the tank back up when you bring the car back||You fill the 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 do you recommend?
Most suppliers give you a full tank policy. We suggest returning it filled up. If you want to keep your expenses lower, fill up your tank before bringing the car rental.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
Unlimited mileage is a good option for anyone who don't want to worry about how many miles they are driving. You will just need to make sure there's nothing else in the small print that could add in extra costs.
Tips before you leave the lot
Make sure you check a few things before you leave the rental lot. You should take time to:
- Inspect your car and be sure there is no damage or scrapes. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
- Inspect the trunk to see if the spare is properly inflated and the necessary tools to change it 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
- Get comfortable operating the navigation and entertainment. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Terre Haute rental car today
Use CarRentals.com to get the best wheels Terre Haute has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be cruising between the great restaurants, world-famous landmarks, and all the marvelous sites in Terre Haute.