Car rentals in Willmar: All you need to know
A Willmar car rental gives you the opportunity to go where you want, when you want. You can check out all the sights, and even find out what else the rest of Minnesota has to offer. CarRentals.com has answered your most popular questions about renting a car in Willmar. Read on to discover which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
Where can I find a bargain car rental in Willmar?
We always try to get you the best deal. But, to increase your savings when you travel to Willmar you can do a few things. You can:
- Compare the prices of vehicles
- Avoid airport pick-ups and drop-offs, which usually are more expensive
- Determine ahead of time how much fuel/mileage you may use
- Search and reserve in advance
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save on your Willmar rental car.
What rental companies have outlets in Willmar?
From budget-friendly brands like Payless and Fox to global names like National and Hertz, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the online reviews to help you figure out which one meets your needs.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Willmar?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Minnesota city means you're certain to find a vehicle that suits your needs. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury or Premium-class||When you really want to treat yourself on your vacation to Willmar||Camaro, Chrysler 300, or similar|
|Minivan or SUV||If you plan on doing plenty of sightseeing and want a comfy ride||Toyota RAV4, Dodge Grand Caravan, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those looking for a fuel-efficient vehicle||Honda Civic, Kia Optima, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Willmar?
Generally, the age limit for car rentals in Willmar is 21—the same as it is across the rest of the United States of America. Additionally, many suppliers charge an added fee if you are under 25. Be sure to review the terms to discover what the total is before you book your rental.
Is insurance required to rent a car in Willmar?
Most countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to buy interim coverage with the rental car company. Otherwise, as a U.S. citizen, you can also book Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com at checkout. Although many of the major card issuers, like Visa and MasterCard, provide some insurance, there are usually restrictions. For example, they may not cover your rental car if you book a larger or luxury vehicle. Check the policy before you decide.
What is the fuel policy for Willmar rental cars?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will need to find an open gas station close to the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank when you pick up your car. Use as much gas 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. 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 can fill up at any station you want and you'll only be charged refueling fees or service charges if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll pay for a full tank and return the car with an empty tank. Several rental car companies offer a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to check with them beforehand||There will be no need to go searching for a gas station before you drop-off your car||You usually pay more for a tank upfront then you would going to a nearby gas station|
|Empty to empty||You will not have a full tank of fuel when you pick up your vehicle, and you won't have to fill the tank back up when you bring the car back||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 collect the car|
What fuel policy do you recommend?
Many suppliers offer a range of fuel policies. However, full-to-full is our stand-out winner. You simply bring the car back with the same amount of fuel you got it with. Just be sure you make time to shop for the cheapest gas prices.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
If you plan to check out all that Willmar and maybe even the rest of Minnesota offers, you are going to need unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Willmar. Review the fine print to make sure they are truly "unlimited."
Before you leave the lot
Before you get going on your Willmar adventure, make sure you go over a few items prior to leaving the car rental lot. You should:
- Inspect your car and determine if there is any dents or scratches. If you notice any, write it down on your paperwork
- Inspect the trunk to see if the spare is properly inflated and the jack and lung wrench are there
- Get familiar with the controls of your car. Adjust the mirrors and seats, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Figure out how to work the navigation and entertainment. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Willmar car rental today
Use CarRentals.com to get the best wheels Willmar has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be cruising between the highly-rated restaurants, renowned landmarks, and all the must-see sites in Willmar.