Car rentals in Beckley: All you need to know
A Beckley 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 find out what the rest of West Virginia has to offer. We've collected the most popular questions about car rentals in Beckley. Keep reading to see the dos and don'ts of booking a rental car.
How can I find a bargain car rental in Beckley?
You are on your way to finding the best deal on your car rental by going through us. But, to increase your savings on your trip to Beckley you can do a few things. You can:
- Compare and contrast the rates for a few suppliers on the type of car you want
- Book as far in advance as possible. You'll usually get the vehicle of your choice and save more
- Be aware of any cost for fuel policy, additional drivers, and mileage limits. That way you can make sure you know the true cost before you rent
- Determine the vehicle you'll need for your drive. Don't get more car than you need
Even a little rental car know-how can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental suppliers have retailers in Beckley?
From global names like National and Enterprise to budget-friendly brands like Thrifty and Budget, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the online reviews to get an idea of which meets your needs.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Beckley?
That all depends on your needs and what activities you want to do in Beckley. If you're having trouble picking the right car, be sure to go over our table below. We have compared the most popular vehicle categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Those looking for a little off-road adventure||Ford Edge, Jaguar F-Pace, or similar|
|Full Size||Need extra room and comfort, but with better handling and gas mileage than an SUV||Infiniti Q50, Ford Fusion, or similar|
|Economy Car||When saving money is a top priority||Ford Fiesta, Chevrolet Spark, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Beckley?
Usually, the age limit for car rentals in Beckley is 21. Please note, you may find that there is an additional fee if you're under 25 or for higher category rentals. Read through the supplier's terms to determine what the exact rate is before you rent your car.
Is insurance required to rent a car in Beckley?
Insurance is always required, wherever you're renting a car. With that said, your current car insurance may cover you. Additionally, if you pay for the rental in full using your credit card, the card's policy may also insure you. Keep in mind, those policies may not provide 100% coverage, and you'll need to add it to your booking for Beckley. Check in advance and, if it's necessary, you can conveniently add it at the CarRentals.com checkout.
Are there different fuel policies?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will have to find an open gas station close to your car rental supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||There will be a full tank of gas when you pick up your car. You can use as much fuel as you wish and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the end of your rental period. If you refill the tank before you return your car, you won't be charged a refueling cost||You only pay for the fuel you use. Used a quarter of a tank? Simply fill it back up to full. You won't need to pay for any gas you didn't use. You won't pay more than local fuel prices and you'll only pay refueling charges if you don't fill up 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. Many suppliers offer a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to verify with them beforehand||You won't need to find a fuel station near your rental drop-off location||You might pay more for the tank than you would filling up at a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You won't have a full tank when you collect the vehicle, and you don't have to refill the gas when you drop it back off||You refill your tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll need to find a gas station shortly after you get the car|
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
We usually advise that customers choose the full-to-full policy. This policy simply means you bring your rental back to the full, and you're all set.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Beckley?
Unlimited miles is a good choice if you decide to do a little sightseeing or visit several clients all over Beckley. You can cruise as much as you want and not incur extra charges. Read over your policy to find out if there are mileage limitations.
Before you drive off
Before you get going on your Beckley adventure, be sure you go over a few items before you leave the lot. It's important to:
- Check out 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 determine 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 radio or entertainment features. It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are driving around a new city
Book your Beckley car rental today
Know that you can depend on a great ride that will leave you with extra money in the bank when you reserve your Beckley rental car with CarRentals.com. Cash in on cheap deals on your ideal Beckley car rental when you book with CarRentals.com. We'll see you on the road.