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Car rentals in Carlton: All you need to know

You want a great vehicle to take you around Carlton whether you're traveling for a business trip or a vacation. Check out the famous sites around the city and park in front of the popular restaurants in Carlton. We've collected the most popular questions about car rentals in Carlton. Read on to find out the dos and don'ts of renting a car.

How can I find a great deal on a rental car in Carlton?

CarRentals.com makes it easy to book the best deals. Simply type in your travel dates and go down the list of rental car suppliers, select the top rental locations, and find the best offers in Carlton. You should also:

  • Compare and contrast all the deals available
  • Book as far in advance as possible. You will usually get your vehicle of your choice and save more
  • Be aware of any cost for fuel policy, additional drivers, and mileage limits. That way you can make sure you know the total cost before you rent
  • Decide the car you'll need for your drive. Don't rent more car than you need

These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Carlton.

What rental companies have outlets in Carlton?

From budget-friendly brands like Economy and Budget to global names like Advantage and Hertz, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the reviews to get an idea of which one is best for your next trip.

What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Carlton?

Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Alabama city means you're certain to find an automobile that is perfect for you. Some options include:

Car TypeBest forCategory Includes
Full Size SUVTo take on any kind of terrain and sightseeingFord Explorer, Kia Sorento, BMW X3, or similar
Full SizeFamilies with suitcases and a need for spaceHyundai Sonata, Ford Fusion, or similar
Compact CarGreat for maneuvering through big citiesFord Fiesta, Chevrolet Spark, or similar

What's the age requirement to rent a car in Carlton?

Generally, the age limit for renting a car in Carlton is 21. However, you may find that there is an added fee if you're under 25 or for larger or higher category cars in particular. Go over the supplier's terms to discover what the exact fee is before you book your vehicle.

Is insurance required to rent a car in Carlton?

Insurance is mandatory, wherever you rent a car. Nevertheless, your current car insurance may cover you. Additionally, if you pay using your credit card, the card's policy may also insure you. Keep in mind, those policies may not provide 100% coverage, and you'll need to add it to your booking for Carlton. Check in advance and, if it's required, you can simply include it at checkout.

What is the difference between all the fuel policies?

Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Below is a list of the most common ones.

You will have to search for an open gas station close to the drop-off location
Policy TypePolicy DescriptionAdvantagesDisadvantages
Full to FullThere will be a full tank of gas when you pick up your car. Use as much fuel as you need and top it off when you return your car when you are done. As long as you replace the fuel before returning the car, you won't face any extra feesYou only need to replace the fuel you used. If you only use half of a tank, you'll only have to refill half of a tank, and therefore avoid paying for fuel you don't need. You won't pay more than local fuel prices and you'll only be charged refueling fees or service charges if you don't fill up the tank
Full to empty (pre-paid)You'll pay for a full tank of fuel and return the car with an empty tank. Ask the rental car provider to see if they will refund you for any unused fuelYou won't need to find a gas station near your rental drop-off locationYou usually pay a more expensive rate for a tank upfront then you would going to a nearby gas station
Empty to emptyYou may not have a full tank when you pick up your vehicle, and you don't have to fill the tank back up when you bring the car backYou refill your tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local pricesYou'll have to fill up before you go on a long trip

What fuel policy do you recommend?

We usually advise 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 option for anyone who don't want to worry about how many miles they are driving. Just make sure that your policy really provides unlimited miles. Check the fine print before you book.

Tips before you leave the lot

Be sure you go over a few things before you leave the car rental lot on your Carlton adventure. It's important to:

  • Walk around the vehicle and determine if there is any damage or scrapes. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
  • Make you have a properly inflated spare tire, lug wrench, and jack in the trunk
  • Familiarize yourself with the car. Adjust the mirrors and seats to your liking, and figure out how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
  • Get comfortable operating the radio or entertainment features. It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are driving around a new city

Book your Carlton rental car today

Use CarRentals.com to get yourself the best wheels Carlton has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be driving between the well-known restaurants, famous landmarks, and all the marvelous sites in Carlton.