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Car rentals in Thornton: All you need to know

You want a great vehicle to get around Thornton whether you're going for a business or pleasure. Explore the famous sites around town and pull up in front of the best restaurants in Thornton. CarRentals.com has collected the most popular questions about car rentals in Thornton. Keep reading to see which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.

Where do I get a great deal on a car rental in Thornton?

CarRentals.com makes it a cinch to get budget-friendly rates. Just enter your travel dates and go down the variety of rental car companies, choose the top rental locations, and find the most wallet-friendly packages Thornton has to offer. You can also:

  • Read the mileage policy to steer clear of any surprises
  • Book your rental as far in advance as possible
  • Avoid airport pick-ups and drop-offs if possible; they tend to be pricier
  • Compare weekly and daily rates; you may save more if you rent the car for longer

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

What rental companies have outlets in Thornton?

From budget-friendly brands like Budget and Thrifty 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 meets your needs.

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

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

Car TypeBest forCategory Includes
LuxuryWhen you deserve the bestCadillac XTS, Infiniti Q50, or similar
MinivanFamilies with plenty of bags and a need for spaceHyundai Santa Fe, Nissan Quest, or similar
Economy CarGreat for maneuvering around big citiesToyota Yaris, Nissan Versa, or similar

What's the age requirement to rent a car in Thornton?

Normally, to rent a car in Thornton you must be at least 21. Please note, there might be an additional charge if you're under 25 or for higher category cars in particular. Go over the terms to figure out what any additional charges is before you book your vehicle.

Do I need insurance to rent a car in Thornton?

Most countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to buy additional insurance through rental car company for your trip, if you think your insurance won't cover you while traveling through the United States. Otherwise, as a U.S. citizen, you can also book Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout. Many major card issuers, like American Express or MasterCard, give some coverage; however, there may be restrictions. For instance, you may not be covered if you book a luxury or larger vehicle. Make sure to check car rental supplier's policy before you decide.

What is the fuel policy for Thornton 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 find an open gas station near the drop-off location
Policy TypePolicy DescriptionAdvantagesDisadvantages
Full to FullThe gas tank will be full when you pick up your car. You can use as much fuel as you like and top it off when you return your car. Just make sure to refill the tank before you return the car to avoid a refueling costYou 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 won't pay more than local fuel 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 when you pick the car up and bring the car back with the tank empty. Some rental car companies provide a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to verify with them beforehandYou won't have to find for a gas station before you drop-off your carYou might pay a higher rate for the tank than you would filling up at a local gas station
Empty to emptyYou won't have a full tank when you collect the vehicle, and you don't need to refill the gas when 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 as soon as you get the car

What fuel policy should I get?

At CarRentals.com, we suggest a full tank policy. You pick up your rental with a full tank, and you should bring it back it with a full tank of gas. For a cheaper rate, it is best to find a gas station before bringing the vehicle.

Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Thornton?

Unlimited miles is a great choice if you decide to do a little sightseeing or visit several customers all over Thornton. You can drive wherever you like and not incur additional charges. Go over your rental agreement to discover if there are mileage restrictions.

Know before you go

Be sure you check out a few items prior to leaving the rental lot. You should:

  • Look over your vehicle and be certain there is no dents or scratches. If you notice any, mark it down on the paperwork
  • Inspect the trunk to see if the spare is inflated and the necessary tools to change it are there
  • Familiarize yourself with the car. Adjust the mirrors and seats to your liking, and figure out how to turn on the lights and wipers
  • Get comfortable working the entertainment and GPS (if available). You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city

Book your Thornton car rental today

When you book with CarRentals.com, you can depend on a great car that will result in more money to spare. Cash in on cheap deals on your ideal Thornton rental car when you book with CarRentals.com. We'll see you around town.