If you want to see everything Charleston has to offer, there is no better way to do so from behind the wheel of a rental car from Avis. Don't spend time waiting for the bus or hailing taxis to go to the sights. Having your own ride enables you to go to the attractions you want to see the most, when you want. Make your next getaway to West Virginia even more enjoyable with an Avis rental car.
Why drive with CarRentals.com?
Charleston is a perfect destination when you need some respite from busyness of a big city. Guests come to have fun at Charleston's local attractions. Whatever you choose to do first, you'll want to check out as much of Charleston as you can during your road trip. If you need to mix it up from Charleston's easy-going vibes, then jump behind the wheel of your Avis rental car and see what else is out there.
We work with the finest rental car dealers in the industry. Avis was the first rent-a-car business to be located in an airport and have over seventy years of providing rentals to visitors from all over. With an assorted fleet of automobiles and over 5,000 locations worldwide, Avis is sure to offer you a great experience from pick-up to drop-off.
What you need to know about car rentals
How do I get a Charleston Avis car rental at a great price?
We try to get you the best rates, whether you reserve your vehicle. But getting ahead of time can help keep spending low. Be sure to read the mileage policy and keeping it to one driver will reduce your expense.
Do I need to bring anything special when I pick up my rental car in Charleston?
Make sure to present credit card, as well as your driver's license.
How old do I have to be to rent a car in Charleston?
Avis's minimum age to rent a car in Charleston is 21. Some rentals, especially higher category vehicles, may have an added fee if you are under 25. Take time to read through Avis's policies to determine if there is an additional cost for you.
Is there a particular vehicle I should get for my trip to Charleston?
That all depends on your needs and what activities you want to do in Charleston. Economy or compact cars are good for short drives and are easier to park. If you are traveling with family or friends, then a sedan or SUV will have enough room for all of you and provide a more comfortable ride on longer commutes. Those looking for a bit of luxury on their Charleston trip can choose the premium category for a car like a Cadillac or Audi 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 Avis. Many major credit card issuers (Discover, American Express, Visa and MasterCard) typically provide some coverage. But many of them have restrictions, such as not covering large vehicles, like premium models or some SUVs. Make sure to find out exactly what your credit card will cover and how much before you head to Charleston. Additionally, as a United States citizen, you can also add on Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com at checkout.
Does Avis require a deposit at the time of booking my rental car?
Avis does require a deposit when you book your rental. Avis will block the deposit on your credit once you reserve your car for your trip. Please be aware that the deposit can vary greatly depending on the make and model of the vehicle.
Do I have to return my Avis rental with a full tank?
We advise a full to full policy. You pick up your Avis rental with a full tank. But, if you return your rental with less than the amount it was given to you, most companies will charge a premium to top it back off. If you want to save some money, it is best to find a gas station before you return the car to Avis.
Do I need unlimited miles when I rent a car in Charleston?
Charleston's small-town atmosphere certainly is charming, however you may want to hit the road again after you've gone out in Charleston's downtown or gone out downtown.
Does Avis offer one-way rentals in Charleston?
Avis offers one-way rentals in most cases. You may find it easier to return your vehicle at a different Avis. Don't forget there may be an additional charge when you pick one-way.
Reserve your ride today!
Once you've checked off the must-see sights in Charleston, having your own car will allow you to see what else West Virginia offers. When you are ready to explore more of West Virginia, you can drive when you want to, without having to coordinate a ride-share or hanging out a stop waiting for the bus.
Before your next business or leisure venture, book your Avis Charleston car rental and take off to all the must-see sights. Book through CarRentals.com and speed along the highway in Charleston, West Virginia.