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Car rentals in Carthage: All you need to know

A Carthage 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 New York has to offer. We've collected your most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Carthage. Read on to find out which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.

How do I get a bargain car rental in Carthage?

We always strive to get you the best rate. However, there are a more ways to increase your savings. You can:

  • Check the mileage policy to prevent any surprise fees
  • Book your rental as far ahead of time as possible
  • Avoid airport pick-ups; they normally are more expensive
  • Compare daily and weekly rates; you might save more with a longer rental

Just following even a few of these tips can help you save on your Carthage rental car.

What rental companies have retailers in Carthage?

From budget-friendly brands like Budget and Thrifty to global names like Enterprise and Sixt, 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 types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Carthage?

Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this New York metropolis means you're certain to find a vehicle that is perfect for you. Some options include:

What age do you have to be to rent a car in Carthage?

Generally, to rent a car in Carthage 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 read over the terms to determine what the exact rate will be before you book your rental.

Is insurance required to rent a car in Carthage?

Most countries require the driver to have insurance. You might be able to buy additional insurance through rental car supplier for your trip, if you are concerned your insurance won't cover your rental during your trip. Otherwise, as a United States citizen, you can also book Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout. Many major card issuers, like American Express or MasterCard, give some insurance on your rental; however, there may be restrictions. For example, you may not be covered if you reserve a luxury or larger vehicle. Make sure to check rental car company's policy before you decide.

What is the difference between all the fuel policies?

Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Here is a list of the typical policies.

You will need to find a gas station near the drop-off location

What type of fuel policy should I choose?

At CarRentals.com, we suggest a full tank policy. You should get into your vehicle with a full tank, and you will want to return it topped off. To avoid any added expenses, it is best to fill up your tank before returning the vehicle.

Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Carthage?

Unlimited miles is a great option if you decide to do a little sightseeing or visit several clients all over Carthage. You can drive as much as you like without incurring extra charges. Make sure to read your rental agreement to see if there are any restrictions.

Tips before you leave the lot

Be sure you check a few items before you leave the lot. It's worth the time to:

  • Walk around the car and determine if there is any dents or scrapes. If so, write it down on your paperwork
  • Inspect the trunk to determine if the spare is properly inflated and both the lug wrench and jack are there
  • Get familiar with the controls of your car. Adjust the mirrors and seats to your liking, and figure out how to turn on the lights and wipers
  • Figure out how to work the radio or entertainment features. It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are driving around a new area

Book your Carthage rental car today

Maybe you're traveling with your partner and kids, or carpooling with co-workers to and from the hotel to the conference center. Maybe you're traveling solo. CarRentals.com has the ideal rental car that can align with your requirements and not break the bank.