Car rentals in Blue Ridge Summit: All you need to know
A Blue Ridge Summit car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You'll be able to check out all the sights, and even find out what else the rest of Pennsylvania has to offer. CarRentals.com has answered the most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Blue Ridge Summit. Read on to see how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
Where do I get a bargain car rental in Blue Ridge Summit?
CarRentals.com makes it a cinch to get the cheapest rates. Simply enter your travel dates and scroll through the list of rental suppliers, choose the top rental locations, and find the cheapest packages Blue Ridge Summit has to offer. You can also:
- Compare all the deals available
- Book as far in advance as possible. You will usually get the vehicle of your choice and save more
- Check the fuel and mileage policies. You don't want to be surprised with any added costs
- Don't rent more car than you need. Normally, the smaller the class the lower the rate
Even a little rental car know-how can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental companies have retailers in Blue Ridge Summit?
From global names like Avis and Enterprise to budget-friendly brands like Fox and Budget, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Scan through the reviews to get an idea of which one is best for your next trip.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Blue Ridge Summit?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Pennsylvania metropolis means you're certain to find a car that is perfect for you. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury or Premium-class||Everyone who wants to travel Blue Ridge Summit in style||Camaro, Chrysler 300, or similar|
|SUV||Big groups that need room for all their suitcases||Chrysler Pacifica, Dodge Grand Caravan, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want a quiet and comfortable ride with great fuel economy||BMW i3, Toyota Prius, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Blue Ridge Summit?
Normally, to rent a car in Blue Ridge Summit you must be at least 21. However, there might be an additional fee if you are under 25 or for higher category vehicles. Go through the supplier's terms to find what any additional charges is before you book your car.
Is insurance required to rent a car in Blue Ridge Summit?
Most countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to purchase additional insurance through rental car company, if you know your insurance won't cover your rental. Otherwise, as a United States citizen, you can also purchase Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com at checkout. Although many major card issuers, like MasterCard or Visa, provide some coverage, there are usually restrictions. For instance, you may not be covered if you get a larger or luxury vehicle. Check the policy before you decide.
What is the difference between all the 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 like and top it off when you return your car when you are done. Just make sure to refill the tank before you return the car to avoid a refueling cost||You only refill the amount of fuel that you've used. If you only use half of a tank, you'll only have to refill half of a tank, and therefore avoid paying for fuel you don't need. You can fill up at any station you want and you'll only pay service fees if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll pay for a full tank of fuel and return the car with the tank empty. Ask the supplier to see if they'll refund you for any unused fuel||There will be no need to go searching for a gas station before you drop-off your car||You might pay more for the tank than you would filling up at a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You may not have a full tank when you pick up your vehicle, and you don't need to fill the tank back up before you bring the car back||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 fuel policy should I get?
We usually suggest that customers 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.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
If you want to explore all that Blue Ridge Summit and maybe even the rest of Pennsylvania offers, you are going to want unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Blue Ridge Summit. Go over the fine print to be certain they are actually "unlimited."
Before you leave the lot
Before you begin on your Blue Ridge Summit vacation, be sure you check out a few things before you leave the car rental lot. It's worth the time to:
- Walk around your vehicle and determine if there is any damage or scrapes. 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 properly inflated and both the lug wrench and jack are there
- 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 navigation and entertainment. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Blue Ridge Summit rental car today
Use CarRentals.com to get the best wheels Blue Ridge Summit has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be going between the great restaurants, world-famous landmarks, and all the marvelous sites in Blue Ridge Summit.