Car rentals in Umpqua: All you need to know
You need a great automobile to take you around Umpqua whether you're going for a business trip or a vacation. See the top sites around the region and park in front of the popular restaurants in Umpqua. CarRentals.com has answered the most popular questions about renting a car in Umpqua. Find out how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
Where do I find a great deal on a car rental in Umpqua?
You are on your way to getting the best deal on your car rental with us. But, you can do a couple things to keep your next booking affordable. Be sure to:
- Read the mileage policy to prevent any surprise expenses
- Book your rental car as far ahead of time as you can
- Avoid airport pick-ups; they tend to be pricier
- Compare weekly and daily rates; you might save more with a longer rental
These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Umpqua.
What rental suppliers have agencies in Umpqua?
From budget-friendly brands like Economy and Budget to global names like Ace and Enterprise, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Scan through the reviews to get an idea of which meets your needs.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Umpqua?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Oregon metropolis means you're bound to find a car that suits your needs. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Premium||If you really want to treat yourself on your visit to Umpqua||Camaro, Chrysler 300, or similar|
|Minivan||If you plan on doing plenty of exploring and want a comfy ride||Hyundai Santa Fe, Nissan Quest, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those looking for a fuel-efficient vehicle||BMW i3, Toyota Prius, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Umpqua?
Typically, to rent a car in Umpqua you must be at least 21—the same as it is across the rest of the USA. If you are under 25, you might also need to pay a surcharge. Be sure to read through the supplier's terms to discover any additional fees is before you book your car.
Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Umpqua?
Insurance is always required, no matter where you rent a vehicle. Nevertheless, you might already be insured by your credit card or car policies. Keep in mind, those policies may not provide total coverage, and you'll have to add it to your booking for Umpqua. Check ahead of time and, if it's necessary, you can simply include it at the CarRentals.com checkout.
What are the 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 find 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 vehicle. Use as much fuel as you want and top it off when you return your car at the rental office. As long as you replace the fuel before returning the car, you won't face any extra fees||You only refill the amount of fuel that you've used. Used a half of a tank? Simply fill it back up to full. You won't be paying for any you didn't use. 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'll pay for a full tank of fuel and return the car with the tank empty. Check with the rental car provider to see if they'll refund you for any unused fuel||You won't have to find 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 your vehicle, and you don't have to refill the gas when 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 go on a long trip|
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
At CarRentals.com, we encourage a full to full policy. You should receive your vehicle topped off. If you return your rental with less than the amount you received it with, most companies will charge a premium, and sometimes up to triple the amount of current fuel prices to refill it. If you want to save some money, find a filling station before you return the car.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
Unlimited mileage is a good option for those who don't want to worry about incurring any extra charges with the distance they drive. You will just need to make sure there's nothing else in the small print that could add in extra costs.
Know before you go
Before you get started on your Umpqua vacation, check out a few items prior to leaving the rental lot. It's important to:
- Look over your car and be certain there is no dents 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
- Familiarize yourself with the car. Adjust the mirrors and seats, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Figure out how to work the radio or entertainment features. It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are navigating a new area
Book your Umpqua car rental today
Use CarRentals.com to get yourself the best wheels Umpqua has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be going between the great restaurants, world-famous landmarks, and all the must-see sites in Umpqua.