Car rentals in Bay: All you need to know
A Bay car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You can explore all the sights, and even see what the rest of Arkansas has to offer. We've answered the most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Bay. Find out the dos and don'ts of booking a rental car.
How can I get a great deal on a rental car in Bay?
CarRentals.com makes it a cinch to book the cheapest deals. Just enter your travel dates and scroll through the list of car rental suppliers, choose the top rental locations, and find the best offers in Bay. You should also:
- Compare vehicle pricing before you book
- Avoid pick-ups or drop-offs at airports, which typically are more expensive
- Know ahead of time how much fuel/mileage you may use
- Search and book in advance
Even a little rental car know-how can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental suppliers have retailers in Bay?
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. Look through the online reviews to help you figure out which is best for your next trip.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Bay?
That all depends on your needs and what activities you want to do in Bay. If you're having difficulty choosing, make sure to look over the chart below. We've compared the most popular vehicle categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Those looking for a little adventure off the beaten path||Ford Edge, Kia Sorento, or similar|
|Full Size||Planning a big trip with a large group of friends or family members||Infiniti Q50, Hyundai Sonata, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want a quiet and comfortable ride with terrific miles per gallon||Toyota Prius, Honda Civic, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Bay?
Generally, the age limit for renting a car in Bay is 21. Please note, you may find that there is an added charge if you're under the age of 25 or for larger or higher category vehicles in particular. Read over the terms to discover what the exact fee is before you book your car.
Is insurance required to rent a car in Bay?
When cruising through Bay or the rest of the United States, 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 buy interim insurance through the rental agency. Additionally, as a U.S. citizen, you can also add on Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout.
Although many of the major card issuers, like Visa or American Express, offer some insurance, there are usually restrictions. For instance, you may not be covered if you book a luxury or larger vehicle. Be sure to check your rental car company's policy before you decide.
What is the fuel policy for Bay rental cars?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will have to find a gas station close to the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The gas tank will be full when you collect your vehicle. You can use as much fuel as you wish 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 need to replace the fuel you 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 won't pay more than local fuel prices and you'll only be charged refueling fees or service charges 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 the tank empty. Many providers provide a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to verify with them beforehand||There will be no need to go searching for a gas station before you bring back the car||You might pay more for the tank than you would filling up at a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You will not have a full tank of fuel when you collect the vehicle, and you won'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 fill up before you do any serious driving|
What fuel policy do you recommend?
We usually advise that customers opt for the full-to-full policy. This policy is the most straightforward, and you simply top off the tank before you bring it back.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Bay?
If you wish to see all that Bay and maybe even the rest of Arkansas offers, you are going to need unlimited miles. You can drive as far as you'd like without worrying about additional charges. Read the fine print to make certain your mileage is actually "unlimited."
Tips before you leave the lot
Before you begin on your Bay adventure, make sure you check a few items before you leave the lot. You should take time to:
- Walk around your car and determine if there is any dents or scratches. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
- Inspect the trunk to see if the spare is inflated and the necessary tools to change it are there
- Get familiar with the controls of your car. Adjust the mirrors and seats to your liking, and figure out how to turn on the lights and wipers
- Figure out how to work the navigation and entertainment. It's best to limit any unneeded distractions when you are navigating a new area
Book your Bay car rental 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. CarRentals.com has the ideal vehicle that can fit your needs and not break your wallet.