Car rentals in Alamance: All you need to know
An Alamance 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 the rest of North Carolina has to offer. We've gathered your most popular questions about renting a car in Alamance. Keep reading to discover the dos and don'ts of renting a car.
Where can I get a great deal on a car rental in Alamance?
CarRentals.com makes it easy to grab budget-friendly rates. Simply type in your travel dates and go down the list of car rental suppliers, pick the top rental locations, and find the best packages Alamance has to offer. You can also:
- Compare vehicle pricing before you book
- Try to avoid pick-ups or drop-offs at airports, which can be more expensive
- Determine ahead of time how much fuel/mileage you may use
- Search and reserve in advance
These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Alamance.
What rental suppliers have outlets in Alamance?
From budget-friendly brands like Dollar and Thrifty to global names like National and Enterprise, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the online reviews to help you figure out which one meets your needs.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Alamance?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this North Carolina city means you're certain to find a car that is perfect for you. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury||When you deserve the best||Infiniti Q50, Chrysler 300, or similar|
|SUV||Families with a lot of suitcases and a need for space||Jeep Grand Cherokee, Nissan Quest, or similar|
|Compact Car||When saving money and good gas mileage are your top priorities||Fiat 500, Nissan Versa Note, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Alamance?
Usually, the age limit for renting a car in Alamance is 21—the same as it is across the rest of the USA. Additionally, many suppliers charge an extra fee if you are under 25. Be sure to read over the terms to find what the total will be before you reserve your rental.
Does Alamance require rental car insurance?
Almost all countries require the driver to have insurance. You might be able to purchase additional insurance through rental car supplier for your trip, if you know your insurance won't cover you while traveling through the United States. Otherwise, as a United States citizen, you can also book Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com at checkout. Several credit card issuers (Discover, American Express, Visa, and MasterCard) will provide some coverage. However, there may be limitations, like not covering bigger vehicles like premium models or some SUVs. It is best to call and find out exactly what your credit card will cover and how much before you head to Alamance.
What is the difference between all the fuel policies?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will have to find a gas station close to your car rental supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||There will be a full tank of gas when you pick up your car. You can use as much fuel as you want and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the end of your rental period. If you refill the tank before you return your car, you won't be charged a refueling cost||You only pay for the fuel you use. If you only use half of a tank, you'll only need to refill half of a tank, and therefore avoid paying for any you don't need. You won't pay more than local fuel prices and you'll only pay service charges if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You pay for a full tank of fuel when you pick the car up and bring the car back with the tank empty. Many suppliers offer a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to verify with them beforehand||You won't need to find a gas station near your rental drop-off location||You usually pay a more expensive price for a tank upfront then going to a local station|
|Empty to empty||You will not have a full tank of fuel when you collect your vehicle, and you don't have to fill the tank back up before you bring the car back||You fill the tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll have to get some gas before you go on a long trip|
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
Most suppliers give you a full to full tank policy. At CarRentals.com, we encourage returning the car with a full tank. If you want to save some money, find a gas station before you bring it back. Stations near or around airports or car rental places tend to have higher prices.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Alamance?
Unlimited mileage is a good choice for anyone who don't want to worry about how many miles they are driving. Just make sure that your policy really provides unlimited miles. Check the fine print before you book.
Tips before you leave the lot
Before you begin on your Alamance trip, be sure you check out a few things before you leave the lot. You should:
- Look over your car and be certain there is no damage or scrapes. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
- 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
- Figure out how to work the navigation and entertainment. It's best to limit any unneeded distractions when you are driving around a new area
Book your Alamance rental car today
Maybe you're traveling with your partner and kids, or carpooling with co-workers to and from the hotel to the conference center. Maybe you're traveling solo. No matter who you are traveling with, CarRentals.com has a rental car that can suit your needs and not deplete your travel piggy bank.