Car rentals in Yale: All you need to know
A Yale car rental gives you the opportunity to go where you want, when you want. You can check out all the sights, and even see what else the rest of Michigan has to offer. CarRentals.com has gathered the most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Yale. Find out which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
Where can I find a bargain rental car in Yale?
CarRentals.com makes it a breeze to book the best deals. Simply type in your travel dates and go through the list of rental suppliers, select the top rental locations, and find the best offers in Yale. You can also:
- Compare all the deals available
- Book as far in advance as possible. You will usually save more and get the car of your choice
- Educate yourself on any cost for fuel policy, additional drivers, and mileage limits. This way you can make sure you know the true cost before you book
- Don't get more car than you need. Normally, the smaller the class the cheaper the rate
These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Yale.
What rental suppliers have retailers in Yale?
From budget-friendly brands like Thrifty and Budget to global names like Avis and Enterprise, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the reviews to get an idea of which one is best for you.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Yale?
That all depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit Yale. If you're having trouble deciding, be sure to go over our chart below. We've compared the most popular categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Those looking for a little adventure off the beaten path||Ford Edge, Kia Sorento, Jaguar F-Pace, or similar|
|Full Size||Need extra room and comfort, but with the handling of a sedan||Chevrolet Impala, Toyota Camry, or similar|
|Compact Car||Easy to park and have great miles per gallon||Ford Fiesta, Chevrolet Spark, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Yale?
Normally, the age limit for car rentals in Yale 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 read over the rental agreement to figure out what the exact rate will be before you book your rental.
Does Yale require rental car insurance?
Insurance is always needed, wherever you're renting a car. That said, you might already be covered by your existing car or credit card policies. Keep in mind, these policies might not totally cover your rental, and you'll have to add it on to your booking. Check ahead of time and, if it is required, you can simply add it at the CarRentals.com checkout.
What are the different fuel policies?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will need to find an open gas station close to your car rental supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank when you collect your car. Use as much petrol as you wish and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the rental dealer. Just make sure to refill the tank before you return the car to avoid a refueling cost||You only pay for the fuel you use. Used a quarter of a tank? Simply fill it back up to full. You won't be paying for any you didn't use. You can fill up at any station you want and you'll only be charged refueling fees or service charges if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You pay for a full tank when you pick the car up and bring the car back with the tank empty. Several suppliers provide a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to confirm with them beforehand||You won't need to find a petrol station near your rental drop-off location||You usually pay a more expensive price for a tank upfront then you would going to a nearby gas station|
|Empty to empty||You won't have a full tank when you collect your vehicle, and you don't have to fill the tank back up when you drop it back off||You fill the tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll need to locate a gas station shortly after you collect the car|
What fuel policy do you recommend?
Many suppliers offer a variety of fuel policies. However, the stand-out winner is usually full-to-full. 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 Yale.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
If you want to see all that Yale and maybe even the rest of Michigan offers, you are going to want unlimited miles. You can drive as far as you'd like without worrying about additional charges. Review the fine print to be certain they are actually "unlimited."
Tips before you leave the lot
Before you begin on your Yale adventure, make sure you go over a few things before you leave the lot. It's important to:
- Walk around the car and make sure there is no 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
- 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 entertainment and GPS (if available). It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are navigating a new region
Book your Yale rental car today
Know that you can depend on a perfect set of wheels that will leave you with extra money to spare when you reserve your Yale rental car with CarRentals.com. Cash in on cheap deals on your ideal Yale car rental when you book with us. See you around town.