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Car rentals in Charters Towers: All you need to know

A Charters Towers car rental gives you the opportunity to go where you want, when you want. You'll be able to explore all the sights, and even see what else the rest of Queensland has to offer. We've answered the most popular questions about car rentals in Charters Towers. Keep reading to see how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.

How can I get a bargain rental car in Charters Towers?

We always strive to get you the best rate. But, to increase your savings when you travel to Charters Towers you can do a few things. Make sure to:

  • Read through the mileage policy to avoid any surprises
  • Reserve your car rental as far ahead of time as possible
  • Avoid airport pick-ups; they tend to be more expensive
  • Compare daily and weekly rates; you may save more if you rent the car for longer

Even a little rental car know-how can go a long way to getting you the most savings.

What rental companies have retailers in Charters Towers?

From global names like National and Hertz to budget-friendly brands like Thrifty and Budget, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the reviews to get an idea of which one is best for you.

What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Charters Towers?

That depends on your needs and what activities you want to do in Charters Towers. If you're having trouble choosing, make sure to read over the chart below. We have compared the most popular types of vehicles for you:

What's the age requirement to rent a car in Charters Towers?

Normally, the age limit for car rentals in Charters Towers is 21—the same as it is across most of the country. Additionally, many suppliers charge an extra fee if you are under 25. Be sure to read over the rental agreement to figure out what the exact charge will be before you book your rental.

Is insurance required to rent a car in Charters Towers?

When cruising through Charters Towers or the rest of Australia, you will need insurance. Almost every supplier requires that you show proof of insurance before you pick up your vehicle. Most countries require driver's insurance. You might be able to buy additional insurance through the rental car dealer, if you think your insurance won't cover your rental during your trip.

Many major card issuers, like Visa or Discover, give some coverage, but there are usually restrictions. For instance, they may not cover your rental car if you get a luxury or larger vehicle. Be sure to check your rental car company's policy before you decide.

What are the different fuel policies?

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

What fuel policy should I get?

Many suppliers offer a range of fuel policies. However, the stand-out winner is usually full-to-full. You simply bring the car back with the same amount of fuel you got it with.

Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Charters Towers?

If you wish to see all that Charters Towers offers, you are going to want unlimited miles. You can drive as far as you'd like without worrying about additional charges. Read the fine print to be sure your mileage is truly "unlimited."

Before you leave the lot

Before you begin on your Charters Towers vacation, go over a few items prior to leaving the car rental lot. You should:

  • Look over your vehicle and make sure there is no damage or scratches. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
  • Check the trunk to determine if the spare is properly inflated and the jack and lung wrench 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
  • Get comfortable working the radio or entertainment features. It's best to limit any unneeded distractions when you are driving around a new city

Book your Charters Towers rental car today

When you book with CarRentals.com, you know you can depend on a great vehicle that will leave you with money to spare. Book today to cash in on cheap deals on your perfect Charters Towers rental car. See you on the road.

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