Car rentals in Westboro: All you need to know
A Westboro 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 Missouri has to offer. CarRentals.com has answered your most popular questions about renting a car in Westboro. Read on to discover which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
How do I get a bargain car rental in Westboro?
CarRentals.com makes it a cinch to grab the cheapest rates. Simply type in your travel dates and go down the list of rental car suppliers, pick the top rental locations, and find the most wallet-friendly offers in Westboro. You can also:
- Take time to compare vehicle pricing
- Try to avoid airport pick-ups or drop-offs, which typically are more expensive
- Determine ahead of time how much mileage/fuel you may use
- Search and reserve in advance
Even a little rental car know-how can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental suppliers have outlets in Westboro?
From budget-friendly brands like Thrifty and Budget to global names like National and Hertz, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the reviews to get an idea of which one meets your needs.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Westboro?
That all depends on your needs and what activities you want to do in Westboro. If you're having difficulty picking the right car, be sure to look over our chart below. We've compared the most popular types of vehicles for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Premium||Business travelers who want a little luxury as they cruise Westboro||Cadillac, Audi, or similar|
|SUV or Minivan||Family getaways where you need the extra room||Dodge Grand Caravan, Nissan Quest, or similar|
|Economy or Compact Car||When saving money and good gas mileage are your top priorities||Chevrolet Spark, Vauxhall Corsa, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Westboro?
Usually, to rent a car in Westboro you must be at least 21. But, you may find that there is an additional charge if you're under 25 or for larger or higher category rentals in particular. Go through the supplier's terms to discover what any additional fees is before you book your vehicle.
Does Westboro require rental car insurance?
Almost all countries require the driver to have insurance. You might be able to purchase additional insurance through rental car company, if you know your insurance won't cover you while traveling through the U.S. of A. Otherwise, as a U.S. citizen, you can also purchase Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout. Several credit cards (Discover, American Express, Visa, and MasterCard) will provide some coverage. However, many of them have restrictions, like not covering large automobiles like trucks or SUVs. It is best to call and find out what kind of coverage is offered before you head to Westboro.
What is the difference between all the fuel policies?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will need to search for an open gas station near the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||There will be a full tank of gas when you pick up your vehicle. You can use as much fuel as you want 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 pay for the fuel you use. Used a quarter of a tank? Simply fill it back up to full. You won't need to pay for any gas you didn't use. You can fill up at any station you want and you'll only pay service fees if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You pay for a full tank of gas 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'll refund you for any unused fuel||You won't need to find a gas station near your rental drop-off location||The supplier usually charges a higher rate for the fuel than a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You will not have a full tank of fuel when you pick up the vehicle, and you won't need to refill the gas when you drop it back off||You fill the tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll need to find a gas station as soon as you get the car|
What fuel policy do you recommend?
We usually suggest that you choose 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 Westboro?
If you wish to explore all that Westboro and maybe even the rest of Missouri offers, you're going to want unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Westboro. Read the fine print to be sure they are actually "unlimited."
Before you drive off
Make sure you check out a few things before you leave the rental lot. It's important to:
- Walk around your vehicle and determine if there is any dents or scratches. 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
- 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 driving around a new region
Book your Westboro 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 rental car that can suit your needs and not break your wallet.