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Car rentals in Van Alstyne: All you need to know

A Van Alstyne car rental gives you the opportunity to go where you want, when you want. You can check out all the sights, and even see what the rest of Texas has to offer. We've gathered your most popular questions about renting a car in Van Alstyne. Read on to find out the dos and don'ts of renting a car.

Where do I get a bargain car rental in Van Alstyne?

CarRentals.com makes it easy to snag budget-friendly rates. Simply type in your travel dates and go through the list of rental companies, select the top rental locations, and find the most wallet-friendly packages Van Alstyne has to offer. You can also:

  • Read through the mileage policy to steer clear of any surprise expenses
  • Book your rental car as far ahead of time as possible
  • Avoid airport pick-ups; they normally are more expensive
  • Compare daily and weekly rates; you might save more if you rent the car for longer

Just following even a few of these tips can help you save on your Van Alstyne rental car.

What rental suppliers have retailers in Van Alstyne?

From global names like Hertz and Sixt to budget-friendly brands like Payless and Fox, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Scan through the online reviews to get an idea of which one is best for your next trip.

What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Van Alstyne?

Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Texas town means you're bound to find an automobile that is perfect for you. Some options include:

How old do you have to be to rent a car in Van Alstyne?

Typically, to rent a car in Van Alstyne you must be at least 21. But, you may find that there is an additional charge if you are under 25 or for higher category rentals in particular. Read through the terms to find what any additional charges is before you rent your car.

Is insurance required to rent a car in Van Alstyne?

Most countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to pay for temporary coverage with the rental car company. Otherwise, as a U.S. citizen, you can also book Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com at checkout. Although many major card issuers, like MasterCard or Visa, provide some coverage, there are usually restrictions. For instance, you may not be covered if you reserve a larger or luxury vehicle. Make sure to check rental car company's policy before you decide.

What is the fuel policy for Van Alstyne rental cars?

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

You will need to find an open gas station close to your car rental supplier

What fuel policy should I get?

At CarRentals.com, we suggest a full to full policy. You should receive your car with a full tank, and you will want to return it topped off. If you want to keep your expenses lower, it is best to fill up your tank before you return the car. Stations close to airports or car rental places tend to have higher prices.

Is it worth getting unlimited miles?

If you wish to see all that Van Alstyne and maybe even the rest of Texas offers, you're going to want unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Van Alstyne. Go over the fine print to make sure your mileage is truly "unlimited."

Tips before you leave the lot

Before you get started on your Van Alstyne trip, go over a few items prior to leaving the lot. It's worth the time to:

  • Check out your car and determine if there is any damage or scratches. 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 working the entertainment and GPS (if available). You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city

Book your Van Alstyne car rental today

Maybe you're carpooling with co-workers to and from the hotel to the conference center, maybe you're traveling solo, or maybe you're bringing your partner or kids. No matter the situation, CarRentals.com has a car that can suit your needs and not deplete your travel piggy bank.