Car rentals in Blenheim: All you need to know
A Blenheim car rental gives you the opportunity to go where you want, when you want. You can explore all the sights, and even find out what else the rest of South Carolina has to offer. CarRentals.com has gathered the most popular questions about car rentals in Blenheim. Keep reading to see how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
Where can I get a bargain car rental in Blenheim?
CarRentals.com makes it easy to book budget-friendly rates. Simply enter your travel dates and scroll through the list of rental car suppliers, choose the top rental locations, and find the best offers in Blenheim. You can also:
- Compare and contrast all the deals available
- Book as far in advance as possible. You will usually get your car of your choice and save more
- Check the mileage and fuel policies. You don't want to be surprised with added costs
- Decide what car you'll need for your trip. Don't get more car than you need
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save big on your Blenheim rental car.
What rental suppliers have agencies in Blenheim?
From budget-friendly brands like Economy and Budget to global names like Hertz and Enterprise, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the reviews to help you figure out which one is best for you.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Blenheim?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this South Carolina town means you're certain to find an automobile that suits your needs. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury||If you really want to treat yourself on your getaway to Blenheim||Cadillac, Audi, or similar|
|SUV||Families with a lot of bags and a need for space||Jeep Grand Cherokee, Nissan Quest, or similar|
|Economy Car||Great for navigating and parking in large cities||Fiat 500, Nissan Versa Note, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Blenheim?
Generally, the age limit for renting a car in Blenheim is 21—the same as it is across the rest of the United States of America. If you are under 25, you might also need to pay a surcharge. Be sure to read the rental agreement to determine any additional charges will be before you book your rental.
Does Blenheim require rental car insurance?
When driving around Blenheim or the rest of the U.S. of A., you'll need insurance. Almost every supplier requires that you show proof of insurance before you pick up your vehicle. The majority of countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to buy temporary insurance through the rental agency. Moreover, as a United States citizen, you can also add on Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com at checkout.
The major credit card issuers (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover) will usually cover your car rental. However, many of them have restrictions, such as not covering bigger vehicles like trucks or SUVs. Make sure to call and find out exactly what your credit card will cover and how much before you travel to Blenheim.
What is the fuel policy for Blenheim rental cars?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will have to find a 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 car. You can use as much fuel as you like and top it off when you return your car at the end of your rental period. Just make sure to refill the tank before you return the car to avoid a refueling cost||You only pay for the fuel you use. Used a half of a tank? Simply fill it back up to full. You won't be paying for any fuel you didn't use. You won't pay more than local fuel prices and you'll only be charged refueling fees or service charges if you don't refill 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. Ask the provider to see if they will refund you for any unused fuel||You won't have to search for a gas station before you drop-off your car||The supplier usually charges a higher rate for the fuel than a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You may not have a full tank when you pick up the vehicle, and you won't have to refill the gas before you bring the car back||You refill your tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll have to fill up before you go on a long trip|
What fuel policy do you recommend?
We usually recommend that customers choose 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 Blenheim?
If you wish to check out all that Blenheim and maybe even the rest of South Carolina offers, you are going to want unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Blenheim. Go over the fine print to make sure they are actually "unlimited."
Tips before you leave the lot
Be sure you go over a few items prior to leaving the lot. You should take time to:
- Inspect your vehicle and be sure there is no dents or scratches. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
- 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
- Get comfortable operating the navigation and entertainment. It's best to limit any unneeded distractions when you are navigating a new area
Book your Blenheim car rental today
Maybe you're traveling with your partner and kids, or carpooling with co-workers to and from the hotel to the conference center. Maybe you're traveling solo. No matter who you're traveling with, CarRentals.com has a car that can fit your requirement and not break the bank.