Car rentals in Benjamin: All you need to know
A Benjamin car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You can explore all the sights, and even see what else the rest of Texas has to offer. We've answered your most popular questions about car rentals in Benjamin. Read on to see the dos and don'ts of renting a car.
Where do I find a bargain car rental in Benjamin?
CarRentals.com makes it easy to grab budget-friendly deals. Just type in your travel dates and scroll through the variety of car rental suppliers, pick the top rental locations, and find the cheapest packages Benjamin has to offer. You should also:
- Compare and contrast all the deals available
- Book as far in advance as possible. You'll usually save more and get the car of your choice
- Check the mileage and fuel policies. This way you'll avoid any surprises on your final bill
- Determine the vehicle you'll need for your vacation. Don't rent more car than you need
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save on your Benjamin rental car.
What rental suppliers have agencies in Benjamin?
From budget-friendly brands like Economy and Budget to global names like Ace and Enterprise, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the online reviews to help you figure out which one is best for your next trip.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Benjamin?
That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what activities you want to do in Benjamin. If you're having a little trouble deciding, be sure to look over the chart below. We have compared the most popular vehicle categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury||When you want to travel Benjamin in style||Infiniti Q50, Chrysler 300, or similar|
|Minivan or SUV||Large groups who want to navigate Benjamin together||Chrysler Town & Country, Dodge Grand Caravan, or similar|
|Compact Car||Great for maneuvering in large cities||Toyota Yaris, Nissan Versa, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Benjamin?
Generally, the age limit for renting a car in Benjamin is 21—the same as it is across the rest of the USA. Additionally, many suppliers charge an extra fee if you are under 25. Be sure to read over the rental agreement to determine any additional charges is before you rent your car.
Is insurance required to rent a car in Benjamin?
When cruising through Benjamin or the rest of the United States, you will need insurance. Many suppliers require that you show proof of insurance before you pick up your vehicle. Almost all countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to pay for temporary coverage through the rental agency. Additionally, as a U.S. citizen, you can also purchase Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com at checkout.
The major credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover) will typically offer coverage. However, many of them have restrictions, like not covering bigger vehicles like premium models or some SUVs. It is best to call and find out what kind of coverage is offered before you travel to Benjamin.
What are the different fuel policies?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will have to find an open gas station close to the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The tank will be full when you pick up your car. You can use as much fuel as you wish and top it off when you return your car at the rental office. Just make sure to refill the tank before you return the car to avoid 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 any 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 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. Check with the supplier to see if they'll refund you for any unused fuel||You won't have to find for a gas station before you drop-off your car||You usually pay a more expensive price for a tank upfront then going to a local station|
|Empty to empty||You won't have a full tank when you collect your vehicle, and you don't need to refill the gas when you bring the car back||You refill your tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll need to locate a gas station shortly after you collect the car|
What fuel policy do you recommend?
Many rental car suppliers offer a variety of fuel policies. However, the stand-out choice is usually full-to-full. It simply means returning the car with the same level of gas as you got it with, so you'll never pay for anyone else's road trips through the Benjamin.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Benjamin?
If you wish to explore all that Benjamin and maybe even the rest of Texas offers, you are going to need unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Benjamin. Review the fine print to make sure they are truly "unlimited."
Before you leave the lot
Be sure you check out a few things before you leave the rental lot on your Benjamin adventure. You should take time to:
- Inspect your vehicle and make certain there is no damage or scratches. If so, write it down on the paperwork
- Check the trunk to see if the spare is inflated and the necessary tools to change it 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 navigation and entertainment. It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are driving around a new city
Book your Benjamin rental car today
Maybe you're traveling solo, maybe you're bringing your partner or kids, or maybe you're carpooling with co-workers to and from the hotel to the conference center. CarRentals.com has the ideal car rental that can fit your needs and not deplete your travel piggy bank.