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 check out all the sights, and even find out what the rest of Mississippi has to offer. CarRentals.com has collected the most popular questions about renting a car in Carrollton. Read on to discover the dos and don'ts of car rentals.
How can I find a great deal on a rental car in Carrollton?
CarRentals.com makes it easy to snag budget-friendly rates. Just enter your travel dates and go down the variety of car rental companies, pick the top rental locations, and find the cheapest offers in Carrollton. You should also:
- Take time to compare vehicle pricing
- Avoid airport pick-ups and drop-offs, which usually are more expensive
- Determine ahead of time the amount of fuel/mileage you may use
- Search and book as far in advance as you can
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save big on your Carrollton rental car.
What rental companies have retailers in Carrollton?
From global names like National and Hertz to budget-friendly brands like Fox and Budget, 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 you.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Carrollton?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Mississippi city means you're bound to find a car that is perfect for you. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Those looking for a little adventure off the beaten path||Ford Explorer, Kia Sorento, BMW X3, or similar|
|Full Size||Families with bags and a need for space||Infiniti Q50, Hyundai Sonata, or similar|
|Economy or Compact Car||Couple or two friends who plan on doing some sightseeing||Chevrolet Spark, Vauxhall Corsa, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Carrollton?
Normally, to rent a car in Carrollton you must be at least 21. However, there might be an added charge if you are under the age of 25 or for larger or higher category rentals. Go through the supplier's terms to discover what the exact rate will be before you book your car.
Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Carrollton?
Insurance is always required, wherever you rent a car. Nevertheless, your current car insurance may cover you. Additionally, if you pay for the rental in full using your credit card, the card's policy may also insure you. Keep in mind, your policies might not totally cover your rental, and you'll have to add it to your booking for Carrollton. Look into it before you book and, if it is required, you can conveniently add it at the CarRentals.com checkout.
What is the fuel policy for Carrollton rental cars?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will have to find a gas station near the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||There will be a full tank of gas when you collect your car. You can use as much fuel as you want 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 fees||You only refill the amount of fuel that you've used. If you only use half of a tank, you'll only need to refill half of a tank, and therefore avoid paying for any you don't need. You can fill up at any station you want and you'll only pay service fees 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. Some rental car companies provide a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to confirm with them beforehand||You won't have to search for a gas station before you bring back the car||The supplier usually charges a higher rate for the fuel than a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You may not have a full tank when you pick up the vehicle, and you don't need to fill the tank back up when you bring the car back||You refill your tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll have to get some gas before you do any serious driving|
What fuel policy do you recommend?
Many suppliers offer a range of fuel policies. However, full-to-full is our stand-out choice. It simply means returning the car with the same level of gas as you got it with, so you'll never pay for anyone else's road trips through the Carrollton.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
If you want to see all that Carrollton and maybe even the rest of Mississippi offers, you are going to want unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Carrollton. Review the fine print to be sure your mileage is actually "unlimited."
Tips before you leave the lot
Before you get going on your Carrollton trip, check out a few things prior to leaving the lot. You should take time to:
- Look over the car and determine if there is any dents or scrapes. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
- Inspect the trunk to see if the spare is properly inflated and the necessary tools to change it are there
- Familiarize yourself with the car. Adjust the mirrors and seats, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Get comfortable working the entertainment and GPS (if available). You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Carrollton rental car today
Maybe you're traveling solo, maybe you're bringing your partner or kids, or maybe you're carpooling with co-workers to and from the hotel to the conference center. CarRentals.com has the ideal vehicle that can suit your needs and not deplete your travel fund.