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Car rentals in Wessington: All you need to know

You want a great vehicle to take you around Wessington whether you're going for a business or pleasure. Check out the famous sites around town and pull up in front of the best restaurants in Wessington. CarRentals.com has collected your most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Wessington. Find out the dos and don'ts of renting a car.

How can I find a bargain rental car in Wessington?

You're on your way to locating the best price on your car rental by going through CarRentals.com. However, you can do a couple things to keep your next rental affordable. You can:

  • Compare the prices of vehicles
  • Avoid pick-ups or drop-offs at airports, which can be more expensive
  • Determine ahead of time how much fuel/mileage you may use
  • Search and reserve as far in advance as you can

Just following even a few of these tips can help you save big on your Wessington rental car.

What rental suppliers have outlets in Wessington?

From budget-friendly brands like Dollar and Thrifty to global names like Enterprise and Hertz, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the online reviews to help you figure out which is best for your next trip.

What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Wessington?

That all depends on your needs and what activities you want to do in Wessington. If you're having difficulty choosing, be sure to look over our chart below. We have compared the most popular vehicle categories for you:

Car TypeBest forCategory Includes
Full Size SUVTo take on any kind of terrain and enjoy great viewsFord Edge, Kia Sorento, Jaguar F-Pace, or similar
Full SizePlanning a big trip with a large group of friends or family membersInfiniti Q50, Ford Fusion, or similar
HybridThose that want to get the most mpg on their tripBMW i3, Kia Optima, or similar

What age do you have to be to rent a car in Wessington?

Generally, to rent a car in Wessington 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 the rental agreement to figure out what the exact fee is before you rent your car.

Is insurance required to rent a car in Wessington?

When driving in Wessington or the rest of the U.S.A., you'll need insurance. Many suppliers need proof of insurance before you rent a car. Many countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to purchase additional insurance through the rental car dealer for your trip, if you are concerned your insurance won't cover your rental. Otherwise, as a U.S. citizen, you can also purchase Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com during checkout.

The major credit card issuers (American Express, Visa, MasterCard, and Discover) will usually offer coverage. But many of them have restrictions, such as not covering bigger vehicles 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 Wessington.

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 TypePolicy DescriptionAdvantagesDisadvantages
Full to FullYou'll have a full tank when you collect your car. Use as much gas as you need and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the end. Just make sure to refill the tank before you return the car to avoid a refueling costYou 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 be paying for any you didn't use. You can shop around for the cheapest prices and you'll only pay service fees if you don't refill the tank
Full to empty (pre-paid)You'll receive the car with a full tank and return the car with the tank empty. Ask the provider to see if they will refund you for any unused fuelYou won't have to search for a gas station before you drop-off your carYou might pay a higher rate for the tank than you would filling up at a local gas station
Empty to emptyYou won't have a full tank when you pick up the vehicle, and you don't have to refill the gas before you drop it back offYou fill the tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump pricesYou'll need to locate a gas station shortly after you collect the car

What fuel policy do you recommend?

Most rental car suppliers provide you a full tank policy. At CarRentals.com, we suggest returning the car with a full tank of gas. If you want to save some money, it is best to fill up your tank before you bring it back. Stations near airports or car rental places tend to have higher prices.

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.

Tips before you leave the lot

Before you begin on your Wessington trip, check out a few things prior to leaving the rental lot. You should take time to:

  • Walk around the vehicle and determine if there is any dents or scratches. If you notice any, mark it down on the paperwork
  • Check the trunk to determine if the spare is inflated and the jack and lung wrench 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 unneeded distractions when you are navigating a new region

Book your Wessington rental car today

Maybe you're carpooling with co-workers to and from the hotel to the conference center, maybe you're traveling solo, or maybe you're bringing your partner or kids. CarRentals.com has the ideal vehicle that can suit your requirements and not break your wallet.