Car rentals in Beaumont: All you need to know
A Beaumont car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You can check out all the sights, and even see what the rest of Mississippi has to offer. We've collected your most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Beaumont. Keep reading to discover the dos and don'ts of renting a car.
Where can I find a great deal on a rental car in Beaumont?
CarRentals.com makes it easy to get the cheapest deals. Just enter your travel dates and scroll down the variety of rental car companies, pick the top rental locations, and find the best offers in Beaumont. You can also:
- Compare and contrast the rates for a few suppliers on the type of car you want
- Book as far in advance as possible. You will usually get your car of your choice and save more
- Educate yourself on any cost for fuel policy, additional drivers, and mileage limits. That way you will know the actual cost before you book
- Don't rent more car than you need. Usually, the smaller the car, the cheaper the rate
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save big on your Beaumont rental car.
What rental suppliers have retailers in Beaumont?
From global names like Hertz and Sixt to budget-friendly brands like Fox and Budget, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the reviews to get an idea of which one is best for you.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Beaumont?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Mississippi town means you're bound to find an automobile that is perfect for you. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Those looking for a little off-road excitement||Ford Explorer, Hyundai Santa Fe, or similar|
|Full Size||For large groups that want better fuel economy than an SUV||Chevrolet Impala, Toyota Camry, or similar|
|Economy or Compact Car||Couple or two friends heading to the beach and back||Fiat 500, Nissan Versa Note, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Beaumont?
Usually, the age limit for renting a car in Beaumont is 21—the same as it is across the rest of the United States of America. However, you might need to pay a surcharge if you're under 25. Be sure to read the rental agreement to discover any additional fees will be before you book your car.
Does Beaumont require rental car insurance?
Insurance is mandatory, wherever you rent a car. Nevertheless, you could already be covered by your existing car or credit card policies. Keep in mind, your policies may not cover you 100%, and you'll have to add it on to your booking. Check in advance and, if it is necessary, you can conveniently include it at checkout.
What is the fuel policy for Beaumont rental cars?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will need to find an open gas station close to your rental car supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank when you collect your car. Use as much fuel as you need and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the rental office. 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. Used a half of a tank? Simply fill it back up to full. You won't be paying for any gas you didn't use. You can shop around for the cheapest prices and you'll only be charged refueling fees if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll pick up the car with a full tank and return the car with an empty tank. Many providers provide a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to confirm with them beforehand||You won't need to find a petrol station near your rental drop-off location||You usually pay more for a tank upfront then going to a local station|
|Empty to empty||You won't have a full tank when you pick up your vehicle, and you won't need to fill the tank back up before you bring the car back||You fill the tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll need to find a gas station shortly after you collect the car|
What fuel policy do you recommend?
Most rental car suppliers provide you a full to full tank policy. At CarRentals.com, we advise bringing it back topped off. For a cheaper rate, it is best to find a filling station before bringing the rental car.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
If you want to explore all that Beaumont and maybe even the rest of Mississippi offers, you're going to want unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Beaumont. Review the fine print to be sure your mileage is actually "unlimited."
Before you leave the lot
Make sure you check a few things prior to leaving the rental lot on your Beaumont adventure. It's worth the time to:
- Check out your vehicle and determine if there is any dents or scratches. If you notice any, mark it down on the paperwork
- Inspect the trunk to determine if the spare is inflated and the jack and lung wrench are there
- Familiarize yourself with the 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 Beaumont rental car today
You know you can count on a grand set of wheels that will result in more extra money in the bank when you book with CarRentals.com. Book today to cash in on cheap deals on your perfect Beaumont rental car. We'll see you out here.