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Car rentals in Big Flats: All you need to know

A Big Flats car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You'll be able to explore all the sights, and even find out what the rest of New York has to offer. We've collected your most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Big Flats. Read on to discover how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.

How can I find a great deal on a rental car in Big Flats?

You're well on your way to locating the best deal on your car rental with CarRentals.com. However, there are ways to get an even lower price on your next booking. You can:

  • Compare the prices of vehicles
  • Try to avoid pick-ups and drop-offs at airports, which can be more expensive
  • Know ahead of time how much mileage/fuel you may use
  • Search and reserve as far in advance as you can

Even a little knowledge can go a long way to getting you the most savings.

What rental companies have outlets in Big Flats?

From global names like Avis and Sixt to budget-friendly brands like Fox and Budget, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the reviews to help you figure out which one meets your needs.

What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Big Flats?

Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this New York town means you're bound to find a vehicle that is perfect for you. Some options include:

Car TypeBest forCategory Includes
Full Size SUVTo take on any kind of terrain and enjoy great viewsBMW X3, Ford Explorer, or similar
Full SizeNeed extra room and comfort, but with the handling of a sedanChevrolet Impala, Toyota Camry, or similar
Compact CarWhen saving money is a top priorityToyota Yaris, Nissan Versa, or similar

How old do you have to be to rent a car in Big Flats?

Usually, to rent a car in Big Flats you must be at least 21. However, there might be an added fee if you are under the age of 25 or for higher category vehicles in particular. Go over the supplier's terms to determine what the exact charge will be before you rent your vehicle.

Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Big Flats?

Insurance is required, no matter where you rent a vehicle. That said, you might already be insured by your existing car or credit card policies. Keep in mind, your policies may not provide 100% coverage, and you'll need to add it to your booking for Big Flats. Check in advance and, if it's needed, you can easily add it at the CarRentals.com checkout.

What is the fuel policy for Big Flats rental cars?

Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Below is a list of the most common ones.

You will need to find a gas station close to your car rental supplier
Policy TypePolicy DescriptionAdvantagesDisadvantages
Full to FullThe tank will be full when you collect your car. Use as much fuel as you like and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the rental office. As long as you replace the fuel before returning the car, you won't face any extra feesYou 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 you didn't use. You won't pay more than local fuel 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 upfront and bring the car back with the tank empty. Check with the provider to see if they will refund you for any unused fuelThere will be no need to go searching for a gas station before you return your carThe supplier usually charges a higher rate for the fuel than a local gas station
Empty to emptyYou will not have a full tank of fuel when you collect the vehicle, and you won't need to fill the tank back up before you drop it back offYou refill your tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local pricesYou'll have to fill up before you go on a long trip

What fuel policy should I get?

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 Big Flats.

Is it worth getting unlimited miles?

If you plan to check out all that Big Flats and maybe even the rest of New York offers, you are going to need unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Big Flats. Review the fine print to make sure your mileage is truly "unlimited."

Before you leave the lot

Before you get started on your Big Flats adventure, go over a few items prior to leaving the car rental lot. You should take time to:

  • Check out the car and determine if there is any dents or scratches. If you notice any, mark it down on the paperwork
  • 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, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
  • Figure out how to work the entertainment and GPS (if available). It's best to limit any unneeded distractions when you are navigating a new city

Book your Big Flats car rental 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 requirements and not deplete your travel fund.