Car rentals in Tiffin: All you need to know
You want a great car to take you around Tiffin whether you're traveling for a business trip or a vacation. See the famous sites around town and park in front of the best restaurants in Tiffin. We've gathered your most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Tiffin. Keep reading to see the dos and don'ts of booking a rental car.
How can I get a bargain rental car in Tiffin?
CarRentals.com makes it easy to snag budget-friendly deals. Simply enter your travel dates and go down the list of rental car suppliers, pick the top rental locations, and find the cheapest offers in Tiffin. You can also:
- Compare and contrast all the deals available
- Book as far in advance as possible. You'll usually get your car of your choice and save more
- Be aware of any cost for fuel policy, additional drivers, and mileage limits. This way you will know the actual cost before you rent
- Determine what car you'll need for your drive. Don't get more car than you need
Even a little knowledge can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental suppliers have retailers in Tiffin?
From budget-friendly brands like Thrifty and Budget to global names like Avis and Sixt, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Scan through the reviews to help you figure out which one meets your needs.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Tiffin?
That depends on your needs and what activities you want to do in Tiffin. If you're having a little trouble choosing, be sure to go over the chart below. We have compared the most popular types of vehicles for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury||Business travelers who want a little luxury as they cruise Tiffin||Infiniti, Audi, or similar|
|SUV or Minivan||Large groups that need room for all their luggage||Dodge Grand Caravan, Nissan Quest, or similar|
|Compact Car||When saving money and good gas mileage are your top priorities||Toyota Yaris, Nissan Versa, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Tiffin?
Generally, the age limit for car rentals in Tiffin is 21. Please note, you may find that there is an added fee if you're under the age of 25 or for higher category vehicles in particular. Go over the supplier's terms to determine what any additional charges will be before you reserve your rental.
Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Tiffin?
Insurance is always required, wherever you rent a car. However, you might already be insured by your credit card or car policies. Keep in mind, these policies might not totally cover your rental, and you'll need to add it on to your booking. Look into it before you book and, if it's necessary, you can simply add it at checkout.
What is the fuel policy for Tiffin rental cars?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will need to find a gas station near your car rental supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank when you collect your car. You can use as much fuel as you like and top it off when you return your car at the end. If you refill the tank before you return your car, you won't be charged a refueling cost||You only pay for the fuel you use. 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 refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You pay for a full tank of fuel upfront and bring the car back with the tank empty. Some rental car companies provide a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to check with them beforehand||You won't have to search for a gas station before you return your car||You might pay a higher rate for the tank than you would filling up at a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You won't have a full tank when you collect your vehicle, and you don't need to fill the tank back up before you drop it back off||You fill the tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local 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 choice. 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 Tiffin?
If you wish to explore all that Tiffin and maybe even the rest of Iowa offers, you are going to need unlimited miles. You can drive as far as you'd like without worrying about additional fees. Read the fine print to be sure they are actually "unlimited."
Tips before you leave the lot
Before you get started on your Tiffin vacation, be sure you check out a few things prior to leaving the rental lot. It's worth the time to:
- Check out the 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
- Make you have a properly inflated spare tire, lug wrench, and jack in the trunk
- Get familiar with the controls of your 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 Tiffin car rental today
Use CarRentals.com to get yourself the best wheels Tiffin has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be driving between the great restaurants, famous landmarks, and all the marvelous sites in Tiffin.