If you want to see everything Charlotte has to offer, there is no better way to do so from behind the wheel of a rental car from Alamo. Don't waste time waiting for the bus or hailing taxis to go to the sights. When you have access to your own car, you can go anywhere you want to go, when you want. Make your next getaway to North Carolina even better with an Alamo car rental.
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Charlotte has over half a million people, which means this city is large enough for a bit of excitement. Visitors come to enjoy Charlotte's scenery that draws visitors from all over the country. But you may have your eye on exploring the engaging art scene. Whatever you choose to do first, you'll want to check out as much of Charlotte as you can during your road trip. You'll be able to explore of this city once you get the keys to your Alamo rental car.
We work with several of the best rental car businesses. Opening its doors in 1974, Alamo pioneered the concept of Unlimited Free Mileage. Alamo strives to provide high-value, low-cost rentals to both business and family travelers.
What you need to know before you go
How do I get a Charlotte Alamo rental car at a great price?
We strive to get you the best price, whether you book. But booking your car ahead of time can help you save even more. Be sure to not add an additional driver and check the mileage policy to avoid any surprise fees.
Do I need to bring anything special when I get my car in Charlotte?
Make sure to carry with you your driver's license and a credit card in your name.
How old do I have to be to rent a car in Charlotte?
Alamo's minimum age to rent a car in Charlotte is 21. Some rentals, especially higher category vehicles (luxury, SUVs, etc.), may have an additional fee if you are under 25. Take time to go over Alamo's policies to find out if there is an additional cost for you.
What kind of Alamo rental car should I get for my trip to Charlotte?
That all depends on your needs and what activities you want to do in Charlotte. Compact or economy vehicles are great for short commutes and are easier to park. Commute times in Charlotte are close to 25 minutes, so you may find a SUV or mid-size car more comfortable. If you want to decrease your emissions and save on gas, then pick a hybrid vehicle. Those looking for a little extravagance on their Charlotte getaway can choose a higher-end car model like a Mercedes C-Class or Cadillac XTS or similar.
Do I need insurance when I rent a car in the United States?
In the United States you do need to have insurance before you rent a car from Alamo. Although many of the major card issuers, like MasterCard or Discover, provide some coverage, there are usually restrictions. For instance, they may not cover your rental car if you book a larger or luxury vehicle. Make sure to check credit card company's policy before you decide. Additionally, as a United States citizen, you can book Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout.
Do I need to pay a deposit when I book my Alamo car rental?
Alamo requires a deposit when you reserve your rental car. Alamo will block the deposit on your credit once you book your vehicle for your trip. Please be aware that the deposit can vary greatly based on the model and make of the car.
Do I have to full up the tank before I take my car back to Alamo?
We suggest a full to full policy. You pick up your Alamo rental with a full tank, and you will want to refuel up to the amount you picked the car up with. For a cheaper rate, it is best to fill up your tank before you bring it back to Alamo. Stations close to airports or car rental places tend to have higher prices.
Do I need unlimited miles when I drive in Charlotte?
Charlotte has over half a million people, so there should be plenty to do. Unlimited miles allow you to see what else North Carolina has to offer worry free. If you are searching for more excitement to your Charlotte vacation, you can check out one of the two theme parks in the region. Embrace your thrill-seeking side, or take the fam to Camp Wilderness Resort or Carowinds.
Can I get a one-way rental from Alamo?
Alamo offers one-way rentals in most cases. You may find it easier to return your rental at another Alamo. Be aware there may be an additional fee when you opt for one-way.
Book today for great rates
With so much to do and see in Charlotte, having the keys to your own auto lets you explore at your own pace. When you're ready to discover more of North Carolina, you can leave when you want to, without having to wait for the bus or wave down a taxi.
Before you head out of town, book your Alamo Charlotte rental car and take off to all the items on your itinerary at your leisure. Book through CarRentals.com and speed along the streets in Charlotte, North Carolina.