Car rentals in Westerville: All you need to know
You need a great vehicle to take you around Westerville whether you're traveling for a business trip or a vacation. Explore the top sites around the region and park in front of the popular restaurants in Westerville. We've answered your most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Westerville. Find out the dos and don'ts of car rentals.
How can I find a great deal on a rental car in Westerville?
CarRentals.com makes it a cinch to grab budget-friendly rates. Just enter your travel dates and scroll down the list of car rental companies, pick the top rental locations, and find the cheapest offers in Westerville. You can also:
- Compare the prices of vehicles
- Avoid airport pick-ups and drop-offs, which can be more expensive
- Know ahead of time how much fuel/mileage you may use
- Search and reserve in advance
Even a little knowledge can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental companies have agencies in Westerville?
From budget-friendly brands like Budget and Thrifty to global names like Advantage and Hertz, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Scan through the reviews to get an idea of which is best for you.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Westerville?
That depends on your needs and what activities you want to do in Westerville. If you're having difficulty deciding, make sure to go over the chart below. We have compared the most popular categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Premium||Business travelers who want a little luxury as they cruise Westerville||Infiniti, Audi, or similar|
|Minivan||Large groups who want to navigate Westerville together||Jeep Grand Cherokee, Nissan Quest, or similar|
|Economy or Compact Car||Great for navigating and parking in busy cities||Ford Fiesta, Chevrolet Spark, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Westerville?
Generally, the age limit for renting a car in Westerville is 21—the same as it is across the rest of the United States of America. However, you might need to pay a surcharge if you're under 25. Be sure to go through the terms to discover what the exact rate will be before you book your car.
Do I need insurance to rent a car in Westerville?
Insurance is always required, wherever you rent a vehicle. That said, your current car insurance may cover you. Additionally, if you pay using your credit card, the card's policy may also insure you. Keep in mind, these policies may not provide total coverage, and you'll have to add it on to your booking. Look into it before you book and, if it is necessary, you can simply add it at the CarRentals.com checkout.
What is the fuel policy for Westerville rental cars?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will need to find a gas station close to your rental car supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The tank will be full when you collect your car. Use as much petrol as you need and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off. Just make sure to refill the tank before you return the car to avoid a refueling cost||You only refill the amount of fuel that you've used. If you only use half of a tank, it's only necessary refill half of a tank, and therefore avoid paying for fuel you don't need. You won't pay more than local fuel prices and you'll only pay refueling charges if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll pay for a full tank of fuel and return the car with an empty tank. Some rental car companies offer a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to confirm with them beforehand||There will be no need to go searching for a gas station before you return your car||You usually pay a higher rate for a tank upfront then going to a local station|
|Empty to empty||You will not have a full tank of fuel when you collect the vehicle, and you won't have to refill the gas before you bring the car back||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 should I get?
Many rental car suppliers offer a range of fuel policies. However, full-to-full is our stand-out choice. 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 Westerville.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
If you want to see all that Westerville and maybe even the rest of Nebraska offers, you are going to need unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Westerville. Review the fine print to make sure they are actually "unlimited."
Know before you go
Before you begin on your Westerville trip, check a few items before you leave the rental lot. It's important to:
- Look over your car and make certain there is no damage 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
- 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 Westerville car rental 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. No matter the situation, CarRentals.com has a vehicle that can fit your needs and not deplete your travel piggy bank.