Car rentals in Bluffton: All you need to know
You want a great car to get around Bluffton whether you're traveling for a business trip or a vacation. Check out the famous sites around the area and park in front of the popular restaurants in Bluffton. CarRentals.com has gathered your most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Bluffton. Read on to see which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
How do I get a bargain rental car in Bluffton?
CarRentals.com makes it easy to snag budget-friendly rates. Just type in your travel dates and scroll through the list of rental car companies, select the top rental locations, and find the cheapest packages Bluffton has to offer. You can also:
- Compare and contrast the rates for a few suppliers on the type of car you want
- Book as far in advance as possible. You will usually get the car of your choice and save more
- Educate yourself on any cost for mileage limits, fuel policy, and additional drivers. This way you can make sure you know the actual cost before you book
- Decide the vehicle you'll need for your drive. Don't get more car than you need
These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Bluffton.
What rental suppliers have outlets in Bluffton?
From budget-friendly brands like Dollar and Thrifty to global names like Enterprise and Sixt, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the reviews to help you figure out which one is best for your next trip.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Bluffton?
That all depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit Bluffton. If you're having trouble deciding, make sure to read over our chart below. We've compared the most popular vehicle categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Those looking for a little off-road excitement||Ford Edge, Kia Sorento, Jaguar F-Pace, or similar|
|Full Size||Planning a big trip with a large group of friends or family members||Hyundai Sonata, Ford Fusion, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want to get the most mpg on their trip||Toyota Prius, Honda Civic, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Bluffton?
Usually, the age limit for car rentals in Bluffton is 21—the same as it is across the rest of the USA. However, you might need to pay a surcharge if you're under 25. Be sure to read over the supplier's terms to determine what the exact price is before you book your vehicle.
Is insurance required to rent a car in Bluffton?
Almost all countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to buy additional insurance through rental car supplier, if you know your insurance won't cover your rental. Otherwise, as a United States citizen, you can also add on Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com at checkout. Several credit card issuers (MasterCard, Visa, American Express, and Discover) will cover your car rental. However, many of them have restrictions, like not covering large 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 Bluffton.
What is the fuel policy for Bluffton rental cars?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will need to find a gas station close to your car rental supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The tank will be full when you pick up your vehicle. You can use as much fuel as you need and top it off when you return your car at the end. 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. Used a half of a tank? Simply fill it back up to full. You won't be paying for any you didn't use. You won't pay more than local fuel prices and you'll only pay service charges 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. Several rental car companies 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||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 collect your vehicle, and you won't need to refill the gas before you bring the car back||You fill the tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll have to fill up before you go on a long trip|
What fuel policy should I get?
We usually suggest 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 Bluffton?
If you plan to explore all that Bluffton and maybe even the rest of Georgia offers, you are going to need unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Bluffton. Go over the fine print to make certain they are truly "unlimited."
Know before you go
Make sure you check out a few things prior to leaving the car rental lot on your Bluffton adventure. It's worth the time to:
- Walk around your car and determine if there is any dents or scrapes. If so, mark it down on your paperwork
- Make you have a properly inflated spare tire, lug wrench, and jack in the trunk
- Get familiar with the controls of your car. Adjust the mirrors and seats to your liking, and figure out how to turn on the lights and wipers
- Get comfortable working the entertainment and GPS (if available). It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are navigating a new region
Book your Bluffton rental car today
You know you can count on a wonderful ride that will result in more cash to spare when you reserve your car rental with CarRentals.com. Cash in on cheap deals on your ideal Bluffton rental car when you book with CarRentals.com. We'll see you on the road.