Car rentals in Wake Island: All you need to know
You need a great automobile to get around Wake Island whether you're traveling for a business trip or a vacation. See the famous sites around town and pull up in front of the best restaurants in Wake Island. We've collected your most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Wake Island. Keep reading to see which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
Where do I find a bargain car rental in Wake Island?
CarRentals.com always tries to get you the best rate. But, there are ways to get an even cheaper price on your next rental. You can:
- Compare vehicle pricing before you book
- Try to avoid pick-ups or drop-offs at airports, which usually cost more
- Determine ahead of time how much mileage/fuel you may use
- Search and reserve as far in advance as you can
These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Wake Island.
What rental suppliers have outlets in Wake Island?
From budget-friendly brands like Dollar and Thrifty to global names like Ace and Enterprise, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the reviews to help you figure out which one is best for you.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Wake Island?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Hawaii town means you're bound to find a vehicle that is perfect for you. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Premium||Business travelers who want a little luxury as they cruise Wake Island||Infiniti, Audi, or similar|
|Minivan or SUV||Families with plenty of suitcases and a need for space||Hyundai Santa Fe, Nissan Quest, or similar|
|Economy or Compact Car||When saving money and good gas mileage are your top priorities||Toyota Yaris, Nissan Versa, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Wake Island?
Generally, the age limit for renting a car in Wake Island is 21. Please note, there might be an added fee if you're under 25 or for higher category vehicles. Go through the terms to determine what the exact fee is before you rent your car.
Do I need insurance to rent a car in Wake Island?
Insurance is mandatory, no matter where you're renting a car. With that said, your current car insurance may cover you. Additionally, if you pay using your credit card, the card's benefits may also insure you. Keep in mind, those 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 is necessary, you can just include it at the CarRentals.com checkout.
What is the fuel policy for Wake Island rental cars?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will need to search for an open gas station close to your car rental supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank when you get your car. You can use as much fuel as you like and top it off when you return your car when you are done. As long as you replace the fuel before returning the car, you won't face any extra fees||You only need to replace the fuel you used. Used a quarter of a tank? Simply fill it back up to full. You won't need to pay for any you didn't use. You won't pay more than local fuel prices and you'll only pay service fees if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll pick up the car with a full tank of fuel and return the car with an empty tank. Ask the provider to see if they will refund you for any unused fuel||You won't need to find a petrol station near your rental drop-off location||You usually pay more for a tank upfront then you would going to a nearby gas station|
|Empty to empty||You won't have a full tank when you collect your vehicle, and you won't have to fill the tank back up when you drop it back off||You refill your tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll need to locate a gas station shortly after you collect the car|
What fuel policy do you recommend?
We usually suggest that customers opt for the full-to-full policy. This policy simply means you bring your rental back to the full, and you're all set.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Wake Island?
Unlimited miles is a great option if you decide to do some sightseeing or visit several customers all over Wake Island. You can drive as much as you want without incurring added charges. Be sure to read your policy to find out if there are mileage limitations.
Before you drive off
Be sure you check out a few things before you leave the rental lot on your Wake Island adventure. You should:
- Walk around the vehicle and determine if there is any damage or scratches. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
- Inspect 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
- 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 Wake Island rental car today
Know that you can count on a perfect vehicle that will leave you with cash to spare when you reserve your car rental with CarRentals.com. Book today to cash in on cheap deals on your impeccable Wake Island car rental. See you out here.