Car rentals in Carrollton: All you need to know
A Carrollton car rental gives you the opportunity 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 Illinois has to offer. CarRentals.com has answered your most popular questions about car rentals in Carrollton. Find out the dos and don'ts of booking a rental car.
Where can I get a bargain car rental in Carrollton?
CarRentals.com makes it easy to snag budget-friendly rates. Just type in your travel dates and scroll through the variety of rental car companies, pick the top rental locations, and find the most wallet-friendly offers in Carrollton. You can also:
- Compare vehicle pricing before you book
- Avoid airport pick-ups or drop-offs, which usually are more expensive
- Know ahead of time the amount of fuel/mileage you may use
- Search and reserve in advance
Even a little rental car know-how can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental suppliers have outlets in Carrollton?
From budget-friendly brands like Fox and Budget to global names like Hertz and Sixt, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the reviews to get an idea of which one is best for you.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Carrollton?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Illinois city means you're bound to find a vehicle that is perfect for you. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury||Business travelers who want a little luxury as they cruise Carrollton||Cadillac XTS, Camaro, or similar|
|SUV or Minivan||Large groups who want to navigate Carrollton together||Toyota RAV4, Dodge Grand Caravan, or similar|
|Compact Car||Easy to park and have great gas mileage||Fiat 500, Nissan Versa Note, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Carrollton?
Generally, the age limit for car rentals in Carrollton is 21—the same as it is across the rest of the USA. Additionally, many suppliers charge an added fee if you are under 25. Be sure to read through the rental agreement to discover what the total is before you book your car.
Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Carrollton?
Most countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to buy additional insurance through rental car supplier for your trip, if you think your insurance won't cover your rental during your trip. Otherwise, as a U.S. citizen, you can also add on Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com at checkout. Although many of the major card issuers, like American Express or MasterCard, give some insurance, there may be restrictions. For instance, you may not be covered if you book a luxury or larger vehicle. Check the policy before you decide.
Are there different fuel policies?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will have to find a gas station near your rental car supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The gas tank will be full when you get your vehicle. Use as much fuel as you want and top it off when you return your car at the rental office. Just make sure to refill the tank before you return the car to avoid a refueling cost||You only pay for the fuel you use. Used a half of a tank? Simply fill it back up to full. You won't be paying for any gas you didn't use. You can shop around for the cheapest prices and you'll only pay refueling charges if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll pay for a full tank and return the car with an empty tank. Several providers provide a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to confirm with them beforehand||You won't need to find a fuel station near your rental drop-off location||You might pay a higher rate for the tank than you would filling up at a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You may not have a full tank when you pick up your vehicle, and you don't need to refill the gas before you drop it back off||You fill the tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll have to get some gas before you go on a long trip|
What fuel policy should I get?
Most rental car suppliers provide you a full tank policy. At CarRentals.com, we encourage returning the car topped off. For a cheaper rate, it is best to fill up your tank before bringing the car rental. Stations near or around airports or car rental places tend to have higher prices.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Carrollton?
Unlimited miles is a great choice if you decide to do a bit of sightseeing or visit a lot of business associates all over Carrollton. You can cruise as much as you want without incurring additional charges. Review your rental agreement to find out if there are mileage restrictions.
Tips before you leave the lot
Make sure you check out a few things prior to leaving the car rental lot on your Carrollton adventure. It's worth the time to:
- Look over the vehicle and make certain there is no dents or scratches. If so, write it down on the paperwork
- Inspect the trunk to see if the spare is inflated and both the lug wrench and jack are there
- Get familiar with the controls of your car. Adjust the mirrors and seats to your liking, and figure out how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Figure out how to work the radio or entertainment features. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Carrollton rental car today
Use CarRentals.com to get the best wheels Carrollton has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be going between the well-known restaurants, famous landmarks, and all the amazing sites in Carrollton.