Car rentals in Clinton: All you need to know
You need a great car to take you around Clinton whether you're going for a business trip or a vacation. Explore the famous sites around town and pull up in front of the popular restaurants in Clinton. CarRentals.com has gathered your most popular questions about renting a car in Clinton. Keep reading to see the dos and don'ts of booking a rental car.
How can I get a great deal on a rental car in Clinton?
CarRentals.com always strives to get you the best rate. However, there are ways to get an even cheaper price on your upcoming rental. Make sure to:
- Take time to compare vehicle pricing
- Try to avoid airport pick-ups or drop-offs, which can be more expensive
- Know ahead of time the amount of fuel/mileage you may use
- Search and book as far in advance as you can
Even a little rental car know-how can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental companies have outlets in Clinton?
From global names like Enterprise and Sixt to budget-friendly brands like Fox and Budget, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the online reviews to get an idea of which meets your needs.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Clinton?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this South Carolina town means you're bound to find a vehicle that suits your needs. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Perfect for families who need a comfortable ride and to fit in all their luggage||Jaguar F-Pace, Hyundai Santa Fe, or similar|
|Full Size||If you plan on doing plenty of touring and want a comfy ride||Infiniti Q50, Hyundai Sonata, or similar|
|Economy or Compact Car||When saving money is a top priority||Chevrolet Spark, Vauxhall Corsa, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Clinton?
Normally, to rent a car in Clinton you must be at least 21. Please note, you may find that there is an added charge if you're under the age of 25 or for larger or higher category vehicles. Go through the supplier's terms to figure out what the exact fee is before you book your rental.
Do I need insurance to rent a car in Clinton?
When cruising through Clinton or the rest of the United States, you will need insurance. Almost every supplier requires that you show proof of insurance before you rent a car. The majority of countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to buy additional insurance through the rental car dealer for your trip, if you think your insurance won't cover your rental during your trip. Additionally, as a U.S. citizen, you can also purchase Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout.
Although many major card issuers, like MasterCard or Visa, provide some insurance, there are usually restrictions. For instance, they may not cover your rental car if you reserve a larger or luxury vehicle. Be sure to check the rental car company's policy before you decide.
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 close to your rental car supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank when you collect your car. Use as much petrol as you need and top it off when you return your car. If you refill the tank before you return your car, you won't be charged a refueling cost||You only pay for the fuel you use. Used a half of a tank? Then you just fill it back up to full. You won't be paying for any fuel you didn't use. You can shop around for the cheapest prices and you'll only pay service fees if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll receive the car with a full tank and return the car with the tank empty. Check with the provider to see if they will 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 going to a local station|
|Empty to empty||You won't 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 fill the tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll have to get some gas before you go on a long trip|
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 Clinton.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Clinton?
Unlimited miles is a good option if you decide to do a bit of sightseeing or visit several clients all over Clinton. You can drive wherever you want and not incur extra charges. Read over your policy to discover if there are any restrictions.
Know before you go
Be sure you check a few items before you leave the rental lot. It's important to:
- Inspect the car 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
- Inspect the trunk to determine if the spare is properly inflated and the necessary tools to change it are there
- Get familiar with the controls of your car. Adjust the mirrors and seats, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Figure out how to work the radio or entertainment features. It's best to limit any unneeded distractions when you are navigating a new city
Book your Clinton rental car today
Use CarRentals.com to get yourself the best wheels Clinton has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be going between the highly-rated restaurants, famous landmarks, and all the fantastic sites in Clinton.