Car rentals in Thornton: All you need to know
A Thornton car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You'll be able to check out all the sights, and even see what the rest of Kentucky has to offer. We've collected your most popular questions about renting a car in Thornton. Find out how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
How can I find a bargain car rental in Thornton?
CarRentals.com always strives to get you the best rate. However, there are ways to get an even lower price on your upcoming rental. Be sure to:
- Compare and contrast the rates for a few suppliers on the type of car you want
- Book as far in advance as possible. You will usually get your vehicle of your choice and save more
- Learn about any cost for mileage limits, fuel policy, and additional drivers. That way you can make sure you know the actual cost before you book
- Determine the car you'll need for your drive. Don't get more car than you need
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save big on your Thornton rental car.
What rental suppliers have outlets in Thornton?
From global names like Enterprise and Sixt to budget-friendly brands like Fox and Budget, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Scan through the online reviews to get an idea of which is best for your next trip.
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 Kentucky metropolis means you're certain to find an automobile that suits your needs. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury||When you want to travel Thornton in style||Infiniti, Audi, or similar|
|SUV or Minivan||Large groups who want to navigate Thornton together||Jeep Grand Cherokee, Nissan Quest, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those looking for a fuel-efficient vehicle||Toyota Prius, Honda Civic, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Thornton?
Usually, to rent a car in Thornton you must be at least 21. However, you may find that there is an added fee if you are under 25 or for larger or higher category cars. Go through the terms to determine what the exact price will be before you book your rental.
Is insurance required to rent a car in Thornton?
When driving in Thornton or the rest of the U.S. of A., you will need insurance. Almost every supplier needs proof of insurance before you rent a car. Many countries require driver's insurance. You might be able to buy additional insurance through the rental car dealer for your trip, if you think your insurance won't cover your rental. Additionally, as a U.S. citizen, you can also add on Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com during checkout.
The major credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover) will typically cover your car rental. However, many of them have restrictions, like not covering bigger vehicles like trucks or SUVs. It is best to call and find out what kind of coverage is offered before you head to Thornton.
Are there different fuel policies?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will have to search for an open gas station close to the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The gas tank will be full when you pick up your car. You can use as much fuel as you wish and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off. If you refill the tank before you return your car, you won't be charged a refueling cost||You only need to replace the fuel you used. If you only use half of a tank, you'll only need to 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 fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You pay for a full tank when you pick the car up and bring the car back with the tank empty. Check with the supplier to see if they will refund you for any unused fuel||You won't have to search for a gas station before you bring back the car||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 won't have to refill the gas before you drop it back off||You refill your tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll have to get some gas before you do any serious driving|
What fuel policy should I get?
Many suppliers offer a variety of fuel policies. However, full-to-full is our stand-out winner. It simply means returning the car with the same level of gas as you got it with, so you'll never pay for anyone else's road trips through the Thornton.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
Unlimited mileage is a good option for those 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.
Before you leave the lot
Be sure you check a few things prior to leaving the lot. It's worth the time to:
- Inspect your car and be certain there is no 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 navigation and entertainment. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Thornton rental car today
Use CarRentals.com to get the best wheels Thornton has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be cruising between the highly-rated restaurants, world-famous landmarks, and all the marvelous sites in Thornton.