Car rentals in Augusta: All you need to know
You need a great automobile to get around Augusta whether you're going for a business or pleasure. Explore the famous sites around the city and pull up in front of the popular restaurants in Augusta. We've answered your most popular questions about car rentals in Augusta. Read on to find out which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
How do I find a bargain car rental in Augusta?
You are on your way to finding the best rate on your car rental by going through us. But, you can do a few things to keep your next rental affordable. Be sure to:
- Read through the mileage policy to steer clear of any surprise fees
- Book your rental car as far ahead of time as you can
- Avoid airport pick-ups and drop-offs if possible; they commonly are pricier
- Compare weekly and daily rates; you might save more with a longer rental
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save on your Augusta rental car.
What rental companies have retailers in Augusta?
From global names like Ace and Enterprise to budget-friendly brands like Fox and Budget, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the reviews to help you figure out which one is best for your next trip.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Augusta?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this New Jersey town means you're certain to find an automobile that suits your needs. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Premium||Business travelers who want a little luxury as they cruise Augusta||Cadillac XTS, Camaro, or similar|
|Minivan||Family trips where you need additional room||Jeep Grand Cherokee, Nissan Quest, or similar|
|Economy or Compact Car||For those looking to save the most on their trip||Fiat 500, Nissan Versa Note, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Augusta?
Usually, the age limit for car rentals in Augusta 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 read the supplier's terms to discover what the exact charge will be before you book your rental.
Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Augusta?
Insurance is always required, wherever you rent a car. With that said, you might already be covered by your credit card or car policies. Keep in mind, your policies might not totally cover your rental, and you'll have to add it to your booking for Augusta. Check ahead of time and, if it is necessary, you can easily add it at the CarRentals.com checkout.
Are there different 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 a gas station near the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The gas tank will be full 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, it's only necessary refill half of a tank, and therefore avoid paying for fuel you don't need. You can shop around for the cheapest prices and you'll only pay refueling charges if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll pick up the car with a full tank of fuel and return the car with the tank empty. Check with the rental car provider to see if they will refund you for any unused fuel||You won't need to find a fuel station near your rental drop-off location||You might pay more for the tank than you would filling up at a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You may not have a full tank when you pick up the vehicle, and you don't need 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 have to get some gas before you do any serious driving|
What fuel policy should I get?
Many suppliers offer a range of fuel policies. However, full-to-full is our stand-out winner. 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 Augusta?
If you want to explore all that Augusta and maybe even the rest of New Jersey offers, you're going to need unlimited miles. You can drive as far as you'd like without worrying about additional fees. Review the fine print to be certain they are truly "unlimited."
Before you drive off
Be sure you go over a few things before you leave the lot on your Augusta adventure. You should:
- Look over your vehicle and make sure there is no dents or scratches. If you notice any, write it down on the paperwork
- Inspect the trunk to determine if the spare is properly inflated and the necessary tools to change it 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 working the entertainment and GPS (if available). It's best to limit any unneeded distractions when you are driving around a new region
Book your Augusta 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're traveling with, CarRentals.com has a car rental that can fit your requirement and not deplete your travel fund.