Car rentals in Urbana: All you need to know
An Urbana car rental gives you the opportunity 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 Indiana has to offer. CarRentals.com has collected your most popular questions about renting a car in Urbana. Read on to find out which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
Where do I find a bargain car rental in Urbana?
We always strive to get you the best deal. But, you can do a couple things to keep your upcoming rental affordable. Make sure to:
- 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
- Check the fuel and mileage policies. You don't want to be surprised with any additional costs
- Determine the car you'll need for your trip. Don't rent more car than you need
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save big on your Urbana rental car.
What rental companies have retailers in Urbana?
From budget-friendly brands like Economy and Budget to global names like Hertz and Enterprise, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the online reviews to help you figure out which one is best for you.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Urbana?
That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what you'll be doing when you visit Urbana. If you're having trouble deciding, make sure to look over the chart below. We have compared the most popular types of cars for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury||When you want to travel Urbana in style||Infiniti Q50, Chrysler 300, or similar|
|Minivan or SUV||Family vacations where you need the extra room||Hyundai Santa Fe, Nissan Quest, or similar|
|Economy Car||For those looking to save the most on their trip||Toyota Yaris, Nissan Versa, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Urbana?
Usually, to rent a car in Urbana you must be at least 21. Please note, you may find that there is an added charge if you're under the age of 25 or for higher category vehicles. Go through the terms to find what the exact price will be before you book your car.
Is insurance required to rent a car in Urbana?
Most countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to buy temporary coverage with the rental car company. Otherwise, as a U.S. citizen, you can also add on Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com at checkout. Several credit card issuers (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover) will offer coverage. But many of them have restrictions, like not covering larger vehicles such as premium models or some SUVs. It is best to call and find out what kind of coverage is offered before you head to Urbana.
What are the different fuel policies?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will have to find an open gas station near your rental car supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The gas tank will be full when you get your automobile. Use as much gas as you need and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the end of your rental period. 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 quarter of a tank? Then you just fill it back up to full. You won't need to pay for any you didn't use. You can fill up at any station you want and you'll only be charged refueling fees if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You pay for a full tank of fuel when you pick the car up and bring the car back with the tank empty. Several suppliers provide a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to verify with them beforehand||You won't need to find a petrol station near your rental drop-off location||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 the vehicle, and you won'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 type of fuel policy should I choose?
Many rental car suppliers offer a variety 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 Urbana.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
Unlimited mileage is a good option for anyone who don't want to worry about watching the odometer their whole trip. 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
Make sure you check out a few items before you leave the car rental lot. You should take time to:
- Inspect your car and make 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. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Urbana rental car today
Maybe you're traveling with your partner and kids, or carpooling with co-workers to and from the hotel to the conference center. Maybe you're traveling solo. CarRentals.com has the ideal car that can suit your requirements and not break your wallet.