Car rentals in Ardmore: All you need to know
An Ardmore car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You can check out all the sights, and even see what the rest of Alabama has to offer. CarRentals.com has collected your most popular questions about renting a car in Ardmore. Keep reading to find out how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
How do I find a bargain rental car in Ardmore?
CarRentals.com always tries to get you the best rate. But, there are ways to get an even lower price on your next rental. You can:
- Compare and contrast all the deals available
- Book as far in advance as possible. You'll usually get the car of your choice and save more
- Check the fuel and mileage policies. You don't want to be surprised with added costs
- Decide the vehicle you'll need for your trip. Don't get more car than you need
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save big on your Ardmore rental car.
What rental companies have retailers in Ardmore?
From budget-friendly brands like Payless and Fox to global names like Hertz and Sixt, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the reviews to get an idea of which one meets your needs.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Ardmore?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Alabama city means you're bound to find a car that suits your needs. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Families looking for adventure in the Alabama back-country||Ford Explorer, Hyundai Santa Fe, or similar|
|Full Size||Need extra room and comfort, but with better handling and gas mileage than an SUV||Infiniti Q50, Hyundai Sonata, or similar|
|Economy Car||Great for navigating and parking in big cities||Toyota Yaris, Nissan Versa, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Ardmore?
Generally, the age limit for renting a car in Ardmore is 21—the same as it is across the rest of the USA. Additionally, many suppliers charge an added fee if you are under 25. Be sure to review the terms to determine what the exact fee will be before you book your vehicle.
Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Ardmore?
When cruising through Ardmore or the rest of the U.S.A., you will need insurance. Almost every supplier needs proof of insurance before you pick up your automobile. Many countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to pay for temporary insurance with the rental supplier. Additionally, as a United States citizen, you can also book Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com at checkout.
Although many of the major card issuers, like MasterCard or Discover, give some coverage, there are usually restrictions. For instance, they may not cover your rental car if you reserve a larger or luxury vehicle. Make sure to check the rental car company's policy before you decide.
What is the fuel policy for Ardmore rental cars?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will need to search for an open gas station close to your rental car supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||There will be a full tank of gas when you get your car. Use as much gas as you need and top it off when you return your car. 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 can fill up at any station you want and you'll only pay service charges if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll receive the car with a full tank and return the car with an empty tank. Check with the rental car provider to see if they will refund you for any unused fuel||You won't have to search for a gas station before you drop-off your car||The supplier usually charges a higher rate for the fuel than a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You may not have a full tank when you pick up your vehicle, and you won't have to refill the gas when you bring the car back||You fill the tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll need to find a gas station as soon as you get the car|
What fuel policy should I get?
We usually recommend 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 Ardmore?
Unlimited miles is a great option if you decide to do a little sightseeing or visit a lot of business associates all over Ardmore. You can cruise wherever you like without incurring additional charges. Review your rental agreement to discover if there are mileage restrictions.
Know before you go
Make sure you check out a few things before you leave the rental lot. You should:
- Look over your vehicle and make sure there is no dents or scrapes. If you notice any, 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 navigation and entertainment. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Ardmore rental car today
Use CarRentals.com to get the best wheels Ardmore has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be going between the highly-rated restaurants, world-famous landmarks, and all the must-see sites in Ardmore.