Car rentals in Triumph: All you need to know
A Triumph car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You'll be able to check out all the sights, and even find out what else the rest of Illinois has to offer. CarRentals.com has answered your most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Triumph. Find out which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
Where do I find a bargain rental car in Triumph?
You are on your way to locating the best rate on your car rental with us. But, you can do a couple things to keep your next booking affordable. Be sure to:
- Compare the prices of vehicles
- Try to avoid pick-ups and drop-offs at airports, which typically cost more
- Know ahead of time how much fuel/mileage you may use
- Search and reserve in advance
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save on your Triumph rental car.
What rental suppliers have agencies in Triumph?
From global names like National and Hertz to budget-friendly brands like Fox and Budget, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the reviews to help you figure out which is best for you.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Triumph?
That all depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit Triumph. If you're having difficulty deciding, make sure to read over the table below. We've compared the most popular vehicle categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Those looking for a little adventure off the beaten path||Ford Edge, Jaguar F-Pace, or similar|
|Full Size||Planning a big trip with a large group of friends or family members||Infiniti Q50, Hyundai Sonata, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want a quiet and comfortable ride||BMW i3, Kia Optima, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Triumph?
Typically, to rent a car in Triumph you must be at least 21—the same as it is across the rest of the United States of America. However, you might need to pay a surcharge if you're under 25. Be sure to read the supplier's terms to find any additional fees is before you rent your car.
Is insurance required to rent a car in Triumph?
Almost all countries require the driver to have insurance. You might be able to purchase additional insurance through rental car company, if you are concerned your insurance won't cover you while traveling through the United States. Otherwise, as a United States citizen, you can also add on Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com at checkout. Many credit card issuers (MasterCard, Visa, American Express, and Discover) will provide some coverage. But there may be limitations, like not covering larger automobiles like trucks or SUVs. Make sure to call and find out exactly what your credit card will cover and how much before you travel to Triumph.
Are there different fuel policies?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will need to find a gas station near the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank when you get your vehicle. You can use as much fuel as you like and top it off when you return your car at the end of your rental period. Just make sure to refill the tank before you return the car to avoid a refueling cost||You only pay for the fuel you use. If you only use half of a tank, it's only necessary refill half of a tank, and therefore avoid paying for any you don't need. You can shop around for the cheapest prices and you'll only be charged refueling fees or 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 rental car provider 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||You might pay more for the tank than you would filling up at a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You may not have a full tank when you collect your vehicle, and you don't need to refill the gas before you drop it back off||You refill your 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 rental car suppliers offer a range of fuel policies. However, the stand-out winner is usually full-to-full. 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 Triumph.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
If you plan to see all that Triumph and maybe even the rest of Illinois offers, you're going to want unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Triumph. Go over the fine print to make certain your mileage is truly "unlimited."
Before you leave the lot
Before you get started on your Triumph adventure, go over a few items prior to leaving the car rental lot. You should:
- Check out the vehicle and be certain there is no damage or scrapes. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
- Check 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 to your liking, and figure out how to turn on the lights and wipers
- Get comfortable working the entertainment and GPS (if available). It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are driving around a new city
Book your Triumph rental car today
Maybe you're traveling solo, maybe you're bringing your partner or kids, or maybe you're carpooling with co-workers to and from the hotel to the conference center. No matter the situation, CarRentals.com has a car rental that can align with your requirement and not deplete your travel fund.