Car rentals in Clarkton: All you need to know
You want a great automobile to take you around Clarkton whether you're going for a business or pleasure. Check out the famous sites around town and pull up in front of the best restaurants in Clarkton. We've answered your most popular questions about car rentals in Clarkton. Keep reading to discover how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
How do I find a great deal on a rental car in Clarkton?
CarRentals.com always tries to get you the best deal. But, you can remember a few things to keep your next booking affordable. Be sure to:
- Compare vehicle pricing before you book
- Try to avoid airport pick-ups or drop-offs, which can be more expensive
- Determine ahead of time how much fuel/mileage you may use
- Search and book as far in advance as you can
Even a little knowledge can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental companies have retailers in Clarkton?
From budget-friendly brands like Dollar and Thrifty to global names like Avis and Sixt, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the online reviews to help you figure out which is best for your next trip.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Clarkton?
That all depends on your needs and what activities you want to do in Clarkton. If you're having difficulty deciding, make sure to go over the chart below. We've compared the most popular types of cars for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Premium||Everyone who wants to travel Clarkton in style||Audi A4, Cadillac XTS, or similar|
|Minivan or SUV||Big groups that need room for all their suitcases||Jeep Grand Cherokee, Nissan Quest, or similar|
|Compact Car||Great for navigating and parking in big cities||Ford Fiesta, Chevrolet Spark, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Clarkton?
Generally, to rent a car in Clarkton you must be at least 21. Please note, you may find that there is an additional charge if you're under 25 or for larger or higher category cars in particular. Read over the terms to determine what the exact price is before you rent your car.
Do I need insurance to rent a car in Clarkton?
Insurance is mandatory, wherever you're renting a car. However, 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 might not totally cover your rental, and you'll have to add it on to your booking. Check ahead of time and, if it's necessary, you can simply add it at checkout.
What is the difference between all the fuel policies?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will need to search for a gas station near the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank when you pick up your car. Use as much petrol as you like and top it off when you return your car at the rental dealer. As long as you replace the fuel before returning the car, you won't face any extra fees||You only need to replace the fuel you used. If you only use half of a tank, it's only necessary 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 of fuel and return the car with an empty tank. Check with the supplier to see if they'll refund you for any unused fuel||You won't have to find for a gas station before you return your car||You usually pay more for a tank upfront then you would going to a nearby gas station|
|Empty to empty||You will not have a full tank of fuel when you pick up your vehicle, and you won't need to refill the gas when you bring the car back||You refill your tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll need to find a gas station shortly after you collect the car|
What fuel policy should I get?
Many suppliers offer a range of fuel policies. However, the stand-out winner is usually full-to-full. 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 Clarkton.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Clarkton?
If you want to explore all that Clarkton and maybe even the rest of North Carolina offers, you're going to want unlimited miles. You can drive as far as you'd like without worrying about additional charges. Go over the fine print to be sure your mileage is truly "unlimited."
Before you leave the lot
Make sure you check out a few things prior to leaving the lot on your Clarkton adventure. You should take time to:
- Look over the vehicle and be certain there is no dents or scratches. If you notice any, write it down on the paperwork
- 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, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Get comfortable working the radio or entertainment features. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Clarkton car rental today
Maybe you're traveling with your partner and kids, or carpooling with co-workers to and from the hotel to the conference center. Maybe you're traveling solo. No matter the situation, CarRentals.com has a rental car that can fit your requirement and not break your wallet.