Car rentals in Blum: All you need to know
A Blum 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 Texas has to offer. CarRentals.com has answered the most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Blum. Find out the dos and don'ts of renting a car.
Where can I get a bargain rental car in Blum?
We always strive to get you the best rate. However, there are ways to get an even lower price on your upcoming rental. Be sure to:
- Check the mileage policy to prevent any surprises
- Book your vehicle as far in advance as possible
- Avoid airport pick-ups or drop-offs if possible; they tend to be more expensive
- Compare weekly and daily rates; you may save more if you rent the car for longer
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save big on your Blum rental car.
What rental companies have agencies in Blum?
From global names like Ace and Enterprise to budget-friendly brands like Thrifty and Budget, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the online reviews to get an idea of which is best for your next trip.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Blum?
That all depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit Blum. If you're having a bit of trouble deciding, make sure to look over the chart below. We have compared the most popular categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Those looking for a little off-road excitement||Jaguar F-Pace, Hyundai Santa Fe, or similar|
|Full Size||Groups with luggage and a need for space||Toyota Camry, Nissan Altima, or similar|
|Compact Car||When saving money is a top priority||Ford Fiesta, Chevrolet Spark, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Blum?
Generally, to rent a car in Blum you must be at least 21. However, there might be an additional fee if you're under the age of 25 or for higher category vehicles in particular. Read through the supplier's terms to find what the exact price will be before you reserve your rental.
Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Blum?
Almost all countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to buy additional insurance through rental car supplier for your trip, if you think your insurance won't cover you while traveling through the U.S.A.. Otherwise, as a United States citizen, you can also purchase Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout. Many credit card issuers (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover) will offer coverage. But many of them have restrictions, like not covering large vehicles such as trucks or SUVs. It is best to call and find out exactly what your credit card will cover and how much before you travel to Blum.
What is the difference between all the fuel policies?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will need to find an open gas station close to your rental car supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank when you pick up your automobile. You can use as much fuel as you want and top it off when you return your car at the end. As long as you replace the fuel before returning the car, you won't face any extra fees||You only pay for the fuel you use. If you only use half of a tank, you'll only have to refill half of a tank, and therefore avoid paying for any you don't need. You won't pay more than local fuel prices and you'll only pay refueling charges if you don't refill 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. Ask the supplier to see if they will refund you for any unused fuel||You won't have to find for a gas station before you drop-off your car||You usually pay a higher price for a tank upfront then you would going to a nearby gas station|
|Empty to empty||You won't have a full tank when you collect the vehicle, and you won't need to fill the tank back up before you bring the car back||You fill the tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll need to find a gas station as soon as you get the car|
What fuel policy should I get?
We usually suggest that you choose the full-to-full policy. This policy simply means you bring your rental back to the full, and you're all set.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
Unlimited mileage is a good choice for those who don't want to worry about incurring any extra charges with the distance they drive. You will just need to make sure there's nothing else in the small print that could add in extra costs.
Before you drive off
Make sure you go over a few things prior to leaving the rental lot on your Blum adventure. You should:
- Inspect your car and be certain there is no dents or scrapes. If you notice any, write it down on your paperwork
- Check the trunk to see if the spare is inflated and the jack and lung wrench are there
- Familiarize yourself with the car. Adjust the mirrors and seats to your liking, and figure out how to turn on the lights and wipers
- Figure out how to work the navigation and entertainment. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Blum rental car today
When you reserve your car rental with CarRentals.com, you know you can depend on a grand car that will leave you with money to spare. Book today to cash in on cheap deals on your ideal Blum rental car. See you out here.