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Frequently asked questions

What are the major attractions in Charlotte?
If your trip to Charlotte is all sorted out but your itinerary is a bit on the empty side, we can give you a few hints and tips.Spectrum Center and Bank of America Stadium are significant attractions that all visitors should make time to stop by. Map out your route and spend a couple of hours taking in each one.Not far from the city center, EpiCentre is one spot you might like to put on your must-see list. NASCAR Hall of Fame and Fillmore Charlotte are also not far away and worth a pit stop.
What are the best road trip destinations near Charlotte?
We know you want to see what your new ride can do. How about heading out on a day trip to Rock Hill? Just 25 miles away, roll down your windows and enjoy the wind in your hair on the way there. Rock Hill Galleria, Cherry Park and Manchester Meadows Park alone make the drive out worth it. Don’t forget about Albemarle either! Just 35 miles away, Dennis Vineyards Winery, Uwharrie Vineyards and Stanly County Historic Preservation are essential stops here.
Where are the best convention centers near Charlotte?
Get to know the local people while you’re in Charlotte by cruising off to an event at one of the popular convention centers. There are some terrific things on, so check out the schedule and write down a date. Recommended places include:

  • Charlotte Convention Center (0.4 miles away).
  • The Park Expo & Conference Center (3 miles away).

What kind of rental car should I get for Charlotte?
Some travelers find driving in big cities a bit tricky. But in a small ride like an economy or compact car, cruising around Charlotte will be a snap. Rather spend your getaway exploring the surrounding sandy shores? Have a look at our wide range of SUVs. With plenty of cargo space and more oomph under the hood, these bigger rides will make those long, scenic drives even more memorable. Ticking off all the experiences and attractions that Charlotte is renowned for has never been easier with your own set of wheels.
Should I get a luxury rental car in Charlotte?
For some, owning a luxury vehicle is little more than a pipe dream. But renting the car of your dreams is easier than you think! Imagine cruising the open roads in a snazzy sports car, even if it’s only for a little while. Or perhaps all you need is a dependable set of wheels to bring you safely from A to B. Flashy or frugal? Either way, one thing’s for sure — there’s a rental car to suit you in Charlotte.
Is it difficult to park in Charlotte?
It can be. Cruising around the block searching for a parking spot is common in Charlotte. Getting close to popular attractions is easier if you plan ahead.
Does Charlotte have peak-hour traffic?
One of the advantages of vacationing in a smaller city is less traffic, so you won’t need to stress too much about rush-hour gridlock. With a population of approximately 827,100, you can expect a smooth Charlotte driving experience.
What happens if I get a speeding fine while driving a rental car in North Carolina?
Generally speaking, your chosen rental car company will charge the amount detailed on the fine to your credit card, including local surcharges. Or they may provide your contact details to local authorities, who’ll then issue a fine directly to you.
Is it illegal to use a cell phone while driving in Charlotte?
It is legal to use a cell phone while cruising around Charlotte. But we suggest that you err on the side of caution and avoid using or handling your phone — it’s best to keep your eyes on the road.
What are the rules around drink driving in Charlotte?
While operating a vehicle in Charlotte, it’s illegal to have a BAC (blood alcohol content) of over 0.08%. Planning to have a wine or two over lunch or dinner? Consider booking a taxi or using a ride-sharing service.
Is turning on a red light allowed in Charlotte?
Traffic laws in Charlotte allow drivers at a red light to turn into the direction of traffic nearest to them without having to wait for it to turn green. Before doing so, the car must come to a complete stop and the driver must be sure that the lane is clear before moving on.
Are seat belts compulsory in North Carolina?
They are, so buckle up. Although, there are a few exceptions for vehicles used by public transportation systems.

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