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Car rentals in Carthage, Joplin: What you need to know

Joplin, Missouri, is full of exciting neighborhoods like Carthage. It's in communities like these where you can get a true sense for a region like Joplin. But after you are done exploring all the terrific shops and restaurants in Carthage, you'll need a way to see all that Joplin offers.

Riding the bus is an inexpensive method to get around Carthage and the surrounding neighborhoods, but then you have to make sure you have the right amount of money and adhere to a tight schedule. Taxis and rideshares are easier, but little trips here and there can add up. Plus, you may not be able to hail one when you need a ride. Booking a car in Carthage is the simplest way, so you can see this great neighborhood and other parts of Joplin on your trip. Read below to find everything you want about car rentals in Carthage.

Frequently asked questions

How can I get an affordable car rental in Carthage?

Seeking the lowest rates on a car rental? You're in the right spot. To increase your savings when you travel to Carthage you can do a few things:

  • Compare and contrast weekly and daily rates from all the different suppliers
  • Book as far in advance as possible. You will usually get your preferred vehicle of your choice and save more
  • Make sure you are aware of any cost for an added driver, fuel policy, and mileage limits. That way you will know the true cost before you book your car
  • Determine the vehicle you'll need for your trip. Don't get more car then you need

Before you book, be sure to go through the rental policy.

What kind of vehicle should I rent while in Carthage?

With a variety of vehicle types to choose from, it can be difficult to decide which vehicle is ideal for your trip. However, you'll want to take into consideration your needs and how many you are traveling with. Our table below can help you decide the best car for you.

Do I have to be a certain age to rent a car in Carthage?

In most places, you can rent a car in Joplin if you are at least 21. Please note most rental car suppliers will charge an added fee if you are under 25. Make sure to check the rental company's policies to know if there is an additional cost for you.

Does the U.S. of A. require car insurance?

Almost all countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to buy temporary insurance through the rental car company. Otherwise, as a United States citizen, you can also purchase Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout.

Many major credit card issuers (MasterCard, Visa, American Express and Discover) typically cover your car rental. However, many of them have restrictions, like not covering larger vehicles, like trucks or SUVs. Be sure to call and find out what kind of coverage is offered before you head to Carthage.

Am I required to fill my tank before I bring the rental car back?

We encourage a "full-to-full" policy. You should get into your automobile with full tank of gas, and you should bring it back it topped off. For a cheaper rate, it is best to fill up your tank before you return the car. Stations near or around airports or car rental places tend to have higher prices.

Can I book a one-way rental in Carthage?

Many rental car suppliers offer one-way rentals. It may be more convenient to drop off your car in a different city. Be aware that there is usually an extra fee for one-way car rentals.

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

Most suppliers offer unlimited miles, but you want to make sure it is part of the bundle that you are purchasing. It's helpful to know how much you want to drive and plan your trips in advance. Although most car rental suppliers offer unlimited mileage, if it isn't part of your package you could face additional cost. You may want unlimited miles if you are thinking of taking some road trips to find out what else is in Joplin.

Anything I should make sure to do around Carthage?

Once you've checked out Carthage, you'll be happy that you have your own vehicle. There are some worthwhile stops around Joplin that are just a drive away. If you want to take in a bit of the local history, make a stop at Joplin Historical and Mineral Museum. Looking for something a bit more adventurous? Then take your car rental and head to Carousel Park for a day filled with rides and games.

Reserve a Carthage, Joplin Car Rental

Has an attraction in Joplin intrigued you? Do you have to get to an appointment on the other side of town? Don't miss out on one of Joplin must-sees or be late to your meeting. When you have the keys to your own car, you can make sure your trip is on your time, and not have to adhere a train schedule.

Peruse our selection of vehicles from some of the top-rated car rental companies in the nation and choose the ideal automobile for your Carthage vacation.