Car rentals in Bakersville: All you need to know
A Bakersville car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You can check out all the sights, and even find out what else the rest of North Carolina has to offer. CarRentals.com has collected your most popular questions about car rentals in Bakersville. Keep reading to find out which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
How do I get a bargain rental car in Bakersville?
CarRentals.com makes it easy to snag the best rates. Simply enter your travel dates and go down the list of rental car companies, pick the top rental locations, and find the best offers in Bakersville. You should also:
- Compare and contrast weekly and daily rates from all the different suppliers
- Book as far in advance as possible. You will usually get the car of your choice and save more
- Check the fuel and mileage policies. You don't want to be surprised with any additional costs
- Don't get more vehicle than you need. Typically, the smaller the class the cheaper the rate
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save on your Bakersville rental car.
What rental companies have agencies in Bakersville?
From global names like Advantage and Hertz to budget-friendly brands like Economy and Budget, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Scan through the reviews to help you figure out which meets your needs.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Bakersville?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this North Carolina town means you're certain to find a vehicle that is perfect for you. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Great for families who need a comfortable ride and have safety as a top priority||Jaguar F-Pace, Hyundai Santa Fe, or similar|
|Full Size||For trips where everyone needs room their bags||Hyundai Sonata, Ford Fusion, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want a quiet and comfortable ride||Honda Civic, Kia Optima, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Bakersville?
Usually, the age limit for renting a car in Bakersville 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 supplier's terms to discover any additional charges will be before you book your car.
Is insurance required to rent a car in Bakersville?
When driving in Bakersville or the rest of the United States, you'll need insurance. Almost every supplier requires that you show proof of insurance before you rent a car. Almost all countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to purchase temporary coverage through the rental agency. Additionally, as a U.S. citizen, you can also purchase Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout.
Many major card issuers, like MasterCard or Visa, provide some coverage, however, there are usually restrictions. For instance, they may not cover your rental car if you get a luxury or larger vehicle. Be sure to check your rental car company's policy before you decide.
What are the different fuel policies?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will need to find an open gas station near the drop-off location
|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 fuel as you like and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off. 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 fuel you don't need. You can shop around for the cheapest prices and you'll only be charged refueling fees or service charges if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll pay for a full tank and return the car with an empty tank. Check with the provider to see if they'll refund you for any unused fuel||You won't have to search for a gas station before you bring back the car||You might pay a higher rate 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 collect the vehicle, and you don't have to fill the tank back up when you drop it back off||You fill the tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll need to locate a gas station shortly after you get the car|
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
At CarRentals.com, we encourage a full to full policy. You pick up your rental with a full tank. However, if you return the rental with less than the amount you received it with, most companies will charge a premium to top it back off. For a cheaper rate, fill up your tank before bringing the car rental.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Bakersville?
If you wish to check out all that Bakersville and maybe even the rest of North Carolina offers, you're going to want unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Bakersville. Read the fine print to make certain your mileage is actually "unlimited."
Tips before you leave the lot
Before you get started on your Bakersville adventure, check out a few items before you leave the car rental lot. It's worth the time to:
- Look over your vehicle and be certain there is no damage or scratches. 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 operating the entertainment and GPS (if available). You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Bakersville rental car today
Use CarRentals.com to get yourself the best wheels Bakersville has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be driving between the well-known restaurants, renowned landmarks, and all the marvelous sites in Bakersville.