Car rentals in Avalon: All you need to know
An Avalon car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You'll be able to explore all the sights, and even see what the rest of Texas has to offer. CarRentals.com has answered your most popular questions about car rentals in Avalon. Find out the dos and don'ts of booking a rental car.
Where can I get a bargain rental car in Avalon?
CarRentals.com makes it easy to book the best deals. Simply type in your travel dates and scroll through the list of rental car companies, choose the top rental locations, and find the best packages Avalon has to offer. You should also:
- Take time to compare vehicle pricing
- Avoid airport pick-ups and drop-offs, which usually are more expensive
- Know ahead of time how much fuel/mileage you may use
- Search and reserve in advance
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save big on your Avalon rental car.
What rental companies have agencies in Avalon?
From budget-friendly brands like Fox and Budget to global names like Enterprise and Hertz, 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 Avalon?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Texas metropolis means you're bound to find a car that suits your needs. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury or Premium-class||When you need the best||Infiniti Q50, Chrysler 300, or similar|
|Minivan or SUV||Families with a lot of luggage and a need for space||Dodge Grand Caravan, Nissan Quest, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want to get the most mpg on their trip||Honda Civic, Kia Optima, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Avalon?
Usually, to rent a car in Avalon you must be at least 21. But, there might be an additional fee if you are under 25 or for higher category vehicles in particular. Read through the terms to figure out what any additional fees will be before you reserve your rental.
Does Avalon require rental car insurance?
Insurance is mandatory, no matter where you rent a vehicle. With that said, you could already be insured by your existing car or credit card policies. Keep in mind, those policies may not cover you 100%, and you'll have to add it on to your booking. Check in advance and, if it's required, you can just 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 have to find a 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 pick up your vehicle. Use as much petrol as you like and top it off when you return your car at the end. If you refill the tank before you return your car, you won't be charged a refueling cost||You only refill the amount of fuel that you've 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 fill up at any station you want and you'll only pay service fees if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll pay for a full tank of fuel and return the car with an empty tank. Check with the provider to see if they will refund you for any unused fuel||You won't have to find for a gas station before you bring back the 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 don't need to fill the tank back up when you drop it back off||You refill your tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll have to fill up before you do any serious driving|
What fuel policy do you recommend?
Most rental car companies provide you a full to full tank policy. At CarRentals.com, we suggest bringing your car back topped off. For a cheaper rate, find a gas station before you return the car.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
Unlimited miles is a good choice if you decide to do a bit of sightseeing or visit a lot of customers all over Avalon. You can drive wherever you want without incurring extra charges. Read over your rental agreement to find out if there are mileage limitations.
Before you drive off
Before you get going on your Avalon trip, go over a few items before you leave the car rental lot. It's important to:
- Look over the car and determine if there is any dents or scratches. If so, mark it down on your paperwork
- 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 radio or entertainment features. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Avalon rental car today
Use CarRentals.com to get yourself the best wheels Avalon has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be driving between the well-known restaurants, famous landmarks, and all the marvelous sites in Avalon.