Car rentals in Bessemer: All you need to know
A Bessemer car rental gives you the opportunity to go where you want, when you want. You can check out all the sights, and even find out what else the rest of Pennsylvania has to offer. CarRentals.com has collected the most popular questions about renting a car in Bessemer. Find out the dos and don'ts of renting a car.
How do I find a great deal on a car rental in Bessemer?
CarRentals.com makes it easy to book the cheapest rates. Just enter your travel dates and go through the list of rental suppliers, select the top rental locations, and find the cheapest packages Bessemer has to offer. You can also:
- Compare all the deals available
- Book as far in advance as possible. You'll usually save more and get the car of your choice
- Learn about any cost for mileage limits, fuel policy, and additional drivers. That way you can make sure you know the true cost before you rent
- Don't rent more car than you need. Usually, the smaller the car, the cheaper the rate
These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Bessemer.
What rental suppliers have agencies in Bessemer?
From global names like Advantage and Hertz to budget-friendly brands like Payless and Fox, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the reviews to help you figure out which meets your needs.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Bessemer?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Pennsylvania city means you're certain to find a vehicle that suits your needs. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Premium||When you need the best||Audi A4, Cadillac XTS, or similar|
|SUV||Family trips where you need additional room||Dodge Grand Caravan, Nissan Quest, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those looking for a fuel-efficient vehicle||Honda Civic, Kia Optima, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Bessemer?
Normally, to rent a car in Bessemer you must be at least 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 through the supplier's terms to discover any additional fees will be before you reserve your rental.
Do I need insurance to rent a car in Bessemer?
Most countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to buy additional insurance through rental car company for your trip, if you know your insurance won't cover your rental. Otherwise, as a U.S. citizen, you can also purchase Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout. Several credit cards (MasterCard, Visa, American Express, and Discover) will cover your car rental. However, many of them have restrictions, such as not covering bigger automobiles like premium models or some SUVs. Make sure to find out exactly what your credit card will cover and how much before you travel to Bessemer.
What is the fuel policy for Bessemer rental cars?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will have to search for an open gas station close to the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||There will be a full tank of gas when you pick up your vehicle. You can use as much fuel as you want and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off when you are done. 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 be paying for any you didn't use. You can shop around for the cheapest prices and you'll only pay service fees 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 providers offer a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to confirm 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 will not have a full tank of fuel when you pick up the vehicle, and you won't have to fill the tank back up before you drop it back off||You refill your tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll need to find a gas station shortly after you collect the car|
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
We usually suggest that you 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 Bessemer?
Unlimited miles is a great option if you decide to do some sightseeing or visit a lot of business associates all over Bessemer. You can drive as much as you want and not incur added charges. Make sure to read your rental agreement to find out if there are any limitations.
Before you leave the lot
Before you get started on your Bessemer trip, check out a few things before you leave the rental lot. You should:
- Check out the car and determine if there is any damage or scratches. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
- Check the trunk to see if the spare is inflated and the jack and lung wrench are there
- Get familiar with the controls of your 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 Bessemer rental car today
Use CarRentals.com to get yourself the best wheels Bessemer has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be going between the great restaurants, famous landmarks, and all the amazing sites in Bessemer.