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Car rentals in Thorne Bay: All you need to know

You need a great vehicle to get around Thorne Bay whether you're going for a business trip or a vacation. Explore the famous sites around the area and pull up in front of the best restaurants in Thorne Bay. We've gathered the most popular questions about car rentals in Thorne Bay. Keep reading to see how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.

Where can I find a bargain rental car in Thorne Bay?

CarRentals.com makes it easy to get the best rates. Simply type in your travel dates and scroll down the variety of rental car companies, choose the top rental locations, and find the best packages Thorne Bay has to offer. You can also:

  • Compare and contrast all the deals available
  • Book as far in advance as possible. You'll usually save more and get the car of your choice
  • Be aware of any cost for mileage limits, fuel policy, and additional drivers. This way you can make sure you know the actual cost before you book
  • Don't rent more vehicle than you need. Typically, the smaller the class the cheaper the rate

Even a little knowledge can go a long way to getting you the most savings.

What rental suppliers have outlets in Thorne Bay?

From global names like Hertz and Enterprise to budget-friendly brands like Economy and Budget, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the online reviews to help you figure out which meets your needs.

What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Thorne Bay?

Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Alaska city means you're certain to find a vehicle that suits your needs. Some options include:

Car TypeBest forCategory Includes
LuxuryWhen you want to travel Thorne Bay in styleCadillac, Audi, or similar
SUV or MinivanFamily getaways where you need the extra roomJeep Grand Cherokee, Nissan Quest, or similar
Compact CarWhen saving money is a top priorityToyota Yaris, Nissan Versa, or similar

How old do you have to be to rent a car in Thorne Bay?

Generally, the age limit for car rentals in Thorne Bay is 21. Please note, there might be an added charge if you are under 25 or for higher category vehicles in particular. Read through the supplier's terms to determine what any additional fees is before you book your rental.

Do I need insurance to rent a car in Thorne Bay?

Most countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to purchase additional insurance through rental car supplier, if you are concerned your insurance won't cover your rental. Otherwise, as a United States citizen, you can also add on Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com at checkout. Many major card issuers, like MasterCard or Discover, give some coverage; however, there may be restrictions. For instance, you may not be covered if you reserve a larger or luxury vehicle. Make sure to check rental car company's policy before you decide.

What is the fuel policy for Thorne Bay rental cars?

Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Here is a list of the typical policies.

You will need to find a gas station close to the drop-off location
Policy TypePolicy DescriptionAdvantagesDisadvantages
Full to FullThe tank will be full when you get your automobile. You can use as much fuel as you wish and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off. As long as you replace the fuel before returning the car, you won't face any extra feesYou 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 won't pay more than local fuel prices and you'll only be charged refueling fees or service charges if you don't refill the tank
Full to empty (pre-paid)You'll get the car with a full tank and return the car with an empty tank. Ask the provider to see if they'll refund you for any unused fuelYou won't need to find a gas station near your rental drop-off locationThe supplier usually charges a higher rate for the fuel than a local gas station
Empty to emptyYou won't have a full tank when you pick up your vehicle, and you don't have to refill the gas before you bring the car backYou refill your tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local pricesYou'll need to locate a gas station shortly after you collect the car

What type of fuel policy should I choose?

We usually advise that you opt for the full-to-full policy. This policy is the most straightforward, and you simply top off the tank before you bring it back.

Is it worth getting unlimited miles?

Unlimited miles is a great choice if you plan to do a bit of sightseeing or visit several business associates all over Thorne Bay. You can drive as much as you like and not incur added charges. Read over your policy to find out if there are any restrictions.

Before you leave the lot

Be sure you check out a few items before you leave the lot on your Thorne Bay adventure. It's important to:

  • Walk around your car and determine if there is any damage or scratches. 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
  • Get comfortable operating the entertainment and GPS (if available). You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city

Book your Thorne Bay rental car today

Maybe you're traveling with your partner and kids, or carpooling with co-workers to and from the hotel to the conference center. Maybe you're traveling solo. No matter who you're traveling with, CarRentals.com has a vehicle that can align with your requirement and not break the bank.