Car rentals in Florence: All you need to know
You want a great automobile to get around Florence whether you're going for a business or pleasure. Check out the famous sites around the region and park in front of the best restaurants in Florence. CarRentals.com has collected the most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Florence. Find out how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
How do I get a bargain car rental in Florence?
We always try to get you the best deal. However, there are a more ways to increase your savings. Make sure to:
- Read through the mileage policy to avoid any surprise fees
- Reserve your rental car as far in advance as you can
- Avoid airport pick-ups and drop-offs if possible; they tend to be pricier
- Compare weekly and daily rates; you may save more with a longer rental
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save on your Florence rental car.
What rental suppliers have agencies in Florence?
From global names like Avis and Sixt to budget-friendly brands like Payless and Fox, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the online reviews to get an idea of which meets your needs.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Florence?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Mississippi metropolis means you're certain to find an automobile that suits your needs. Some options include:
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Florence?
Usually, to rent a car in Florence you must be at least 21—the same as it is across the rest of the USA. If you are under 25, you might also need to pay a surcharge. Be sure to read over the terms to find what the total is before you reserve your rental.
Do I need insurance to rent a car in Florence?
When cruising through Florence or the rest of the United States, you'll need insurance. Many suppliers need proof of insurance before you pick up your vehicle. Almost all countries require driver's insurance. You might be able to purchase additional insurance through the rental car dealer, if you are concerned your insurance won't cover you while traveling through the United States. Moreover, as a United States citizen, you can also book Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout.
The major credit card issuers (MasterCard, Visa, American Express, and Discover) will typically offer coverage. But many of them have restrictions, such as not covering bigger vehicles like trucks or SUVs. It is best to call and find out what kind of coverage is offered before you travel to Florence.
Are there different fuel policies?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Below is a list of the most common ones.
You will have to find a gas station close to the drop-off location
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
Many rental car 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 Florence.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Florence?
If you plan to check out all that Florence and maybe even the rest of Mississippi offers, you are going to want unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Florence. Read the fine print to make sure your mileage is truly "unlimited."
Tips before you leave the lot
Before you get going on your Florence vacation, make sure you check a few items prior to leaving the lot. You should take time to:
- Check out your car and make sure there is no dents or scrapes. If so, mark 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
- 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 city
Book your Florence car rental today
Use CarRentals.com to get the best wheels Florence has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be driving between the highly-rated restaurants, world-famous landmarks, and all the terrific sites in Florence.