Car rentals in Winter Park: All you need to know
A Winter Park car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You'll be able to explore all the sights, and even find out what else the rest of Colorado has to offer. CarRentals.com has gathered the most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Winter Park. Keep reading to see how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
Where do I get a bargain car rental in Winter Park?
CarRentals.com makes it a cinch to book the cheapest rates. Simply type in your travel dates and scroll down the variety of rental car companies, choose the top rental locations, and find the most wallet-friendly packages Winter Park has to offer. You should also:
- Take time to compare vehicle pricing
- Avoid airport pick-ups or drop-offs, which can be more expensive
- Know 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 Winter Park rental car.
What rental suppliers have outlets in Winter Park?
From budget-friendly brands like Economy and Budget to global names like Enterprise and Hertz, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Scan through the reviews to help you figure out which meets your needs.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Winter Park?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Colorado city means you're bound to find an automobile that is perfect for you. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||To take on any kind of terrain and sightseeing||Ford Explorer, Kia Sorento, BMW X3, or similar|
|Full Size||For trips where everyone needs room their suitcases||Chevrolet Impala, Toyota Camry, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want a quiet and comfortable ride with terrific miles per gallon||BMW i3, Kia Optima, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Winter Park?
Typically, to rent a car in Winter Park you must be at least 21—the same as it is across the rest of the USA. However, you might need to pay a surcharge if you're under 25. Be sure to review the terms to determine what the exact fee will be before you book your car.
Do I need insurance to rent a car in Winter Park?
When cruising through Winter Park or the rest of the United States, you will need insurance. Many suppliers require that you show proof of insurance before you pick up your vehicle. Most countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to pay for temporary insurance with the rental agency. Additionally, as a United States citizen, you can also book Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout.
Although many of the major card issuers, like American Express or MasterCard, give some insurance, there are usually restrictions. For example, you may not be covered if you reserve a luxury or larger vehicle. Check the rental car company's policy before you decide.
Are there different 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 a 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 collect your automobile. You can use as much fuel as you like 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. Used a quarter of a tank? Simply fill it back up to full. You won't be paying for any gas you didn't use. You can shop around for the cheapest prices and you'll only pay service charges if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll receive the car with a full tank of gas and return the car with an empty tank. Check with the supplier to see if they'll 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 won't have a full tank when you collect the vehicle, and you don't have to fill the tank back up when you bring the car back||You refill your tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll need to locate a gas station shortly after you get the car|
What fuel policy do you recommend?
Most rental car suppliers give you a full to full tank policy. At CarRentals.com, we recommend bringing your car back topped off. For a cheaper rate, find a filling station before returning the vehicle.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Winter Park?
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.
Before you leave the lot
Be sure you go over a few items before you leave the lot. It's worth the time to:
- Inspect your car and be certain there is no dents or scrapes. If so, write it down on the paperwork
- Inspect the trunk to see if the spare is properly inflated and both the lug wrench and jack are there
- Familiarize yourself with the car. Adjust the mirrors and seats, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Get comfortable working the entertainment and GPS (if available). It's best to limit any unneeded distractions when you are navigating a new region
Book your Winter Park rental car today
Use CarRentals.com to get the best wheels Winter Park has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be cruising between the great restaurants, world-famous landmarks, and all the amazing sites in Winter Park.