Car rentals in Wilkinson: All you need to know
A Wilkinson 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 Indiana has to offer. We've gathered your most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Wilkinson. Find out the dos and don'ts of renting a car.
How do I find a great deal on a rental car in Wilkinson?
We always strive to get you the best rate. However, there are a more ways to increase your savings. Make sure to:
- Check the mileage policy to avoid any surprise fees
- Reserve your car rental as far ahead of time as you can
- Avoid airport pick-ups; they usually are pricier
- Compare weekly and daily rates; you might save more if you rent the car for longer
These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Wilkinson.
What rental companies have outlets in Wilkinson?
From global names like Advantage and Hertz to budget-friendly brands like Payless and Fox, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Scan 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 Wilkinson?
That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what activities you want to do in Wilkinson. If you're having a bit of trouble choosing, make sure to look over our chart below. We have compared the most popular categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Premium||When you really want to go all out on your trip to Wilkinson||Infiniti Q50, Mercedes Benz CLA, or similar|
|SUV or Minivan||Family getaways where you need additional room||Dodge Grand Caravan, Nissan Quest, or similar|
|Compact Car||When saving money is a top priority||Fiat 500, Nissan Versa Note, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Wilkinson?
Normally, the age limit for car rentals in Wilkinson 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 review the terms to determine what the exact rate will be before you reserve your rental.
Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Wilkinson?
When driving around Wilkinson or the rest of the U.S.A., you will need insurance. Almost every supplier requires that you show proof of insurance before you rent a car. Almost all countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to buy temporary coverage through the rental agency. Moreover, as a United States citizen, you can also book Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com at checkout.
The major credit cards (MasterCard, Visa, American Express, and Discover) will usually offer coverage. However, 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 head to Wilkinson.
Are there different fuel policies?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will need to find a gas station close to your rental car supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank when you collect your car. Use as much fuel as you wish 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 cost||You only need to replace the fuel you used. If you only use half of a tank, it's only necessary refill half of a tank, and therefore avoid paying for any you don't need. You won't pay more than local fuel prices and you'll only pay service charges 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 supplier to see if they will refund you for any unused fuel||There will be no need to go searching for a gas station before you bring back the car||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 collect your vehicle, and you won't need to fill the tank back up before you drop it back off||You refill your 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 advise 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 Wilkinson?
If you want to explore all that Wilkinson and maybe even the rest of Indiana offers, you're going to need unlimited miles. You can drive as far as you'd like without worrying about additional charges. Review the fine print to make sure they are truly "unlimited."
Before you leave the lot
Make sure you go over a few items prior to leaving the lot. You should:
- Look over your vehicle and be sure there is no dents or scratches. If so, mark it down on the paperwork
- Inspect the trunk to see if the spare is inflated and the jack and lung wrench are there
- Familiarize yourself with the car. Adjust the mirrors and seats to your liking, and figure out how to turn on the lights and wipers
- Get comfortable operating the radio or entertainment features. It's best to limit any unneeded distractions when you are driving around a new region
Book your Wilkinson car rental today
Use CarRentals.com to get yourself the best wheels Wilkinson has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be driving between the well-known restaurants, world-famous landmarks, and all the marvelous sites in Wilkinson.