Car rentals in Abingdon: All you need to know
You need a great vehicle to get around Abingdon whether you're going for a business or pleasure. Check out the top sites around town and pull up in front of the best restaurants in Abingdon. We've collected your most popular questions about car rentals in Abingdon. Find out which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
Where do I find a great deal on a rental car in Abingdon?
We always try to get you the best deal. However, to increase your savings when you travel to Abingdon you can do a few things. Be sure to:
- Take time to compare vehicle pricing
- Avoid airport pick-ups or drop-offs, which can cost more
- Determine ahead of time the amount of mileage/fuel you may use
- Search and reserve as far in advance as you can
Even a little knowledge can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental suppliers have retailers in Abingdon?
From budget-friendly brands like Economy and Budget to global names like Ace and Enterprise, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the online reviews to help you figure out which meets your needs.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Abingdon?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Illinois metropolis means you're certain to find a vehicle that suits your needs. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury or Premium-class||When you really want to go all out on your visit to Abingdon||Audi A4, Cadillac XTS, or similar|
|SUV or Minivan||Big groups that need room for all their suitcases||Ford Escape, Chrysler Town & Country, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want to get the most mpg on their trip||BMW i3, Toyota Prius, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Abingdon?
Normally, to rent a car in Abingdon 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 added fee if you are under 25. Be sure to read over the rental agreement to determine what the total is before you rent your vehicle.
Is insurance required to rent a car in Abingdon?
Insurance is mandatory, no matter where you're renting a car. With that said, your current car insurance may cover you. Additionally, if you pay using your credit card, the card's policy may also insure you. Keep in mind, these policies may not provide total coverage, and you'll have to add it on to your booking. Look into it before you book and, if it is required, you can conveniently add it at the CarRentals.com checkout.
Are there different fuel policies?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will need to search for an open gas station near the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank when you collect your vehicle. Use as much fuel as you want and top it off when you return your car at the rental office. As long as you replace the fuel before returning the car, you won't face any extra fees||You only need to replace the fuel you used. If you only use half of a tank, it's only necessary refill half of a tank, and therefore avoid paying for any you don't need. You can shop around for the cheapest prices and you'll only pay service charges if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll pay for a full tank of fuel and return the car with the tank empty. Check with the supplier to see if they will refund you for any unused fuel||You won't need to find a petrol station near your rental drop-off location||You usually pay more for a tank upfront then going to a local station|
|Empty to empty||You may not have a full tank when you collect your vehicle, and you won't have to refill the gas when you drop it back off||You refill your tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll need to find a gas station shortly after you get the car|
What fuel policy should I get?
Many rental car suppliers offer a range of fuel policies. However, the stand-out choice 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 Abingdon?
Unlimited miles is a great option if you plan to do a little sightseeing or visit several business associates all over Abingdon. You can cruise as much as you like without incurring extra charges. Be sure to read your rental agreement to find out if there are mileage restrictions.
Tips before you leave the lot
Before you begin on your Abingdon adventure, check a few items before you leave the lot. You should:
- Look over the vehicle and make sure there is no damage or scrapes. If so, write it down on the paperwork
- Inspect the trunk to see if the spare is properly inflated and the jack and lung wrench are there
- Familiarize yourself with the car. Adjust the mirrors and seats to your liking, and figure out how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Get comfortable operating the navigation and entertainment. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Abingdon car rental today
Use CarRentals.com to get the best wheels Abingdon has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be driving between the great restaurants, renowned landmarks, and all the marvelous sites in Abingdon.