Car rentals in Ashland: All you need to know
An Ashland car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You can check out all the sights, and even see what else the rest of New York has to offer. CarRentals.com has answered your most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Ashland. Keep reading to see how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
How do I get a bargain car rental in Ashland?
CarRentals.com makes it a breeze to snag budget-friendly deals. Just type in your travel dates and scroll through the variety of car rental suppliers, select the top rental locations, and find the cheapest offers in Ashland. You can also:
- Compare and contrast daily and weekly rates from all the different suppliers
- Book as far in advance as possible. You will usually save more and get the car of your choice
- Check the fuel and mileage policies. This way you'll avoid any surprises on your final bill
- Don't rent more vehicle than you need. Usually, the smaller the car, the cheaper the rate
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save big on your Ashland rental car.
What rental suppliers have outlets in Ashland?
From budget-friendly brands like Thrifty and Budget to global names like Hertz and Sixt, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read 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 Ashland?
That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what activities you want to do in Ashland. If you're having a little trouble choosing, make sure to read over the chart below. We have compared the most popular types of cars for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury||When you want to travel Ashland in style||Cadillac, Audi, or similar|
|Minivan or SUV||Large groups who want to navigate Ashland together||Dodge Grand Caravan, Nissan Quest, or similar|
|Compact Car||For those on a strict travel budget||Toyota Yaris, Nissan Versa, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Ashland?
Usually, the age limit for car rentals in Ashland is 21—the same as it is across the rest of the USA. However, you might need to pay a surcharge if you're under 25. Be sure to review the rental agreement to discover any additional fees is before you book your vehicle.
Do I need insurance to rent a car in Ashland?
When driving around Ashland or the rest of the U.S. of A., you will need insurance. Almost every supplier needs proof of insurance before you pick up your vehicle. Almost all countries require the driver to have insurance. You might be able to purchase additional insurance through the rental car dealer, if you think your insurance won't cover your rental. Otherwise, as a U.S. citizen, you can also add on Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com during checkout.
The major credit card issuers (MasterCard, Visa, American Express, and Discover) will generally provide some coverage. However, many of them have restrictions, like not covering large vehicles like premium models or some SUVs. Make sure to call and find out what kind of coverage is offered before you travel to Ashland.
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 need to search for an open gas station near your rental car supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The gas tank will be full when you collect your car. Use as much fuel as you want and top it off when you return your car. Just make sure to refill the tank before you return the car to avoid a refueling cost||You only refill the amount of fuel that you've used. Used a half of a tank? Then you just fill it back up to full. You won't be paying for any fuel you didn't use. You can fill up at any station you want and you'll only pay refueling charges if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You pay for a full tank of gas when you pick the car up and bring the car back with the tank empty. Ask the rental car provider to see if they'll refund you for any unused fuel||You won't need to find a gas station near your rental drop-off location||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 need to refill the gas when you bring the car back||You refill your tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll have to get some gas before you go on a long trip|
What fuel policy should I get?
Many suppliers offer a range of fuel policies. However, the stand-out choice is usually full-to-full. It simply means returning the car with the same level of gas as you got it with, so you'll never pay for anyone else's road trips through the Ashland.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
Unlimited mileage is a good choice for anyone who don't want to worry about watching the odometer their whole trip. Just make sure that your policy really provides unlimited miles. Read the details on mileage limits before you book.
Before you leave the lot
Be sure you go over a few things prior to leaving the rental lot. You should take time to:
- Look over your car and be certain there is no dents or scratches. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
- Make you have a properly inflated spare tire, lug wrench, and jack in the trunk
- Familiarize yourself with the car. Adjust the mirrors and seats, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Figure out how to work the entertainment and GPS (if available). It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are navigating a new area
Book your Ashland rental car 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 align with your needs and not break the bank.