If you want to see everything Sarasota has to offer, there is no better way to do so from behind the wheel of a rental car from National. Don't waste your time waiting for the bus or hailing taxis to go to the sights. When you have the keys to your own car, you can go wherever you want to go, whenever you want. Make your next vacation to Florida even better with a National rental car.
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Sarasota is a perfect town when you want a break from rat race of a big city. Travelers come to enjoy Sarasota's Pleasant winters. Of course, this city has more going on like its no lack of entertainment options. Whatever you decide on first, you'll want to take in as much of Sarasota as possible while on your vacation. If you need to see what else is around Sarasota, then jump behind the wheel of your National car rental and see what else is out there.
Founded by twenty-four independent rental car agents in 1947, National has grown from 60 locations in the U.S. to over 2,000 locations worldwide. National provides everything luxury to economy, allowing you to choose the best vehicle for your upcoming holiday.
Frequently asked questions
How do I get a Sarasota National rental car at a great price?
We try to get you the best rates, whether you reserve your vehicle. But reserving your car ahead of time can help you save even more. Be sure to go over 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 car rental in Sarasota?
You will need to present credit card, as well as your driver's license.
What's Sarasota's minimum age to rent a car?
Most suppliers in Sarasota set the minimum age to rent a car at 21. Make sure to review National's policies, as there may be limitations if you are under 25 in most cases or for higher category cars in particular.
Is there a particular car I should get for my trip to Sarasota?
That depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit Sarasota. Economy or compact vehicles are easier to park and great for short commutes. Commute times in Sarasota average 25 minutes, so you may find a mid-size vehicle or SUV more comfortable. Or if you want to keep your emissions down, then choose a hybrid vehicle. Those looking for a little luxury on their Sarasota trip can choose the premium category for a car like a Cadillac or Audi or similar.
Is insurance required when you rent a car in the United States?
In the United States you do need to have insurance before you rent from National. Although many of the major card issuers, like American Express or MasterCard, offer some coverage, there are usually restrictions. For instance, you may not be covered if you book a luxury or larger vehicle. Make sure to check credit card company's policy before you decide. Additionally, as a United States citizen, you can purchase Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout.
Does National require a deposit at the time of booking my rental car?
National requires a deposit when you book your rental car. National will block the deposit on your credit once you reserve your vehicle for your trip to Sarasota. Please be aware that the deposit can vary greatly depending on the make and model of the car.
Do I have to full up the tank before I take my car back to National?
At CarRentals.com, we advise a full to full policy. You should get your automobile topped off. 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. To avoid any added expenses, it is best to fill up your tank before you return the car to National.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Sarasota?
Sarasota's small-town atmosphere certainly has its charms, however you may want to take to the road again after you've checked off all the activities in Sarasota.
Can I get a one-way rental from National?
National offers one-way rentals in most cases. You may find it more convenient to drop off your vehicle at another National. However, there is typically an additional charge when you pick one-way.
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With so much to do and see in Sarasota, having access to a vehicle lets you explore at your own pace. When you are ready to check out more of Florida, you can leave when you like, without having to coordinate ride-hailing services or wait for the bus.
Before your next vacation, book your National Sarasota rent-a-car and take off to all the must-see sights. Book with CarRentals.com and drive the streets in Sarasota, Florida.