Car rentals in Jacksonville: All you need to know
A Jacksonville car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You'll be able to explore all the sights, and even see what the rest of Florida has to offer. CarRentals.com has gathered your most popular questions about car rentals in Jacksonville. Find out which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
How can I find a bargain car rental in Jacksonville?
CarRentals.com makes it easy to book the best deals. Simply enter your travel dates and go down the variety of rental car suppliers, pick the top rental locations, and find the best packages Jacksonville has to offer. You can also:
- Read through the mileage policy to prevent any surprises
- Reserve your vehicle as far ahead of time as possible
- Avoid airport pick-ups; they tend to be more expensive
- Compare weekly and daily rates; you may save more with a longer rental
Even a little knowledge can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental companies have retailers in Jacksonville?
From global names like Hertz and Enterprise to budget-friendly brands like Thrifty and Budget, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the reviews to get an idea of which meets your needs.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Jacksonville?
That all depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit Jacksonville. If you're having trouble deciding, be sure to go over the table below. We have compared the most popular categories for you:
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Jacksonville?
Generally, to rent a car in Jacksonville you must be at least 21—the same as it is across the rest of the United States of America. Additionally, many suppliers charge an extra fee if you are under 25. Be sure to review the rental agreement to find any additional fees is before you book your rental.
Is insurance required to rent a car in Jacksonville?
Almost all countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to purchase additional insurance through rental car company, if you know your insurance won't cover you while traveling through the United States. Otherwise, as a U.S. citizen, you can also book Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com at checkout. Several credit cards (Discover, American Express, Visa, and MasterCard) will offer coverage. But many of them have restrictions, such as not covering large vehicles such as premium models or some SUVs. Be sure to call and find out what kind of coverage is offered before you travel to Jacksonville.
What are the different fuel policies?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Here is a list of the typical policies.
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
We usually suggest that you opt for the full-to-full policy. This policy simply means you bring your rental back to the full, and you're all set.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Jacksonville?
Unlimited mileage is a good option for anyone who don't want to worry about incurring any extra charges with the distance they drive. You will just need to make sure there's nothing else in the small print that could add in extra costs.
What is Jacksonville famous for?
There is tons to see and do in this city. Some of Jacksonville's most popular attractions are:
- Kathryn Abbey Hanna Park
- Little Talbot Island State Park
- Catty Shack Ranch Wildlife Sanctuary
- Ponte Vedra Beach
Fortunately, you'll be able to cruise to the one you want or see them all.
Before you drive off
Be sure you check a few items before you leave the car rental lot on your Jacksonville adventure. You should take time to:
- Look over your car and make certain there is no damage or scrapes. If so, write it down on the paperwork
- Make you have a properly inflated spare tire, lug wrench, and jack in the trunk
- Get familiar with the controls of your car. Adjust the mirrors and seats, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Get comfortable operating the entertainment and GPS (if available). You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Jacksonville rental car today
When you reserve your car with CarRentals.com, you can depend on a perfect car that will leave you with extra money in the bank. Cash in on cheap deals on your perfect Jacksonville car rental when you book with us. See you on the road.