Car rentals in Bearden: All you need to know
A Bearden car rental gives you the opportunity to go where you want, when you want. You'll be able to check out all the sights, and even see what else the rest of Arkansas has to offer. CarRentals.com has gathered your most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Bearden. Find out how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
Where can I get a bargain car rental in Bearden?
We always strive to get you the best rate. But, there are ways to get an even lower price on your upcoming rental. You can:
- Read the mileage policy to steer clear of any surprises
- Book your car rental as far ahead of time as possible
- Avoid airport pick-ups and drop-offs if possible; they commonly are pricier
- Compare weekly and daily rates; you may save more if you rent the car for longer
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save big on your Bearden rental car.
What rental suppliers have agencies in Bearden?
From budget-friendly brands like Dollar and Thrifty to global names like Ace and Enterprise, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the online reviews to get an idea of which one is best for you.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Bearden?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Arkansas metropolis 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||Families or groups looking for adventure in the Arkansas back-country||Ford Explorer, Kia Sorento, BMW X3, or similar|
|Full Size||Planning a big trip with a large group of friends or family members||Chevrolet Impala, Toyota Camry, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those looking for a fuel-efficient vehicle||Honda Civic, Kia Optima, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Bearden?
Generally, the age limit for car rentals in Bearden 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 read over the supplier's terms to discover any additional charges is before you reserve your rental.
Is insurance required to rent a car in Bearden?
When driving in Bearden or the rest of the United States, you'll need insurance. Many suppliers need proof of insurance before you pick up your car. Many countries require driver's insurance. You might be able to purchase additional insurance through the rental car dealer, if you think your insurance won't cover your rental. Additionally, as a U.S. citizen, you can also book Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com during checkout.
Although many major card issuers, like MasterCard or Discover, give some coverage, there are usually restrictions. For instance, they may not cover your rental car if you book a luxury or larger vehicle. Be sure to check the rental car company's policy before you decide.
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 have to search for a gas station near the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank when you pick up your vehicle. You can use as much fuel as you need and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the rental dealer. As long as you replace the fuel before returning the car, you won't face any extra fees||You only need to replace the fuel you used. Used a half of a tank? Then you just fill it back up to full. You won't need to pay for any you didn't use. 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 pay for a full tank of gas when you pick the car up and bring the car back with the tank empty. Check with the 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 usually pay more for a tank upfront then you would going to a nearby 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 fill the tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll need to locate a gas station as soon as you get the car|
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
We encourage a full tank policy. You receive the car with a full tank, and you will want to return it topped off. If you want to save some money, it is best to fill up your tank before bringing the car rental.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
If you wish to see all that Bearden 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 be sure they are actually "unlimited."
Before you leave the lot
Before you begin on your Bearden trip, go over a few items prior to leaving the rental lot. It's important to:
- Inspect the car and make sure there is no dents or scrapes. 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 to your liking, and figure out how to turn on the lights and wipers
- Figure out how to work the navigation and entertainment. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Bearden 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. CarRentals.com has the ideal rental car that can align with your needs and not break your wallet.