Car rentals in Clovis: All you need to know
You want a great vehicle to get around Clovis whether you're traveling for a business trip or a vacation. Explore the top sites around town and park in front of the popular restaurants in Clovis. CarRentals.com has gathered the most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Clovis. Read on to find out the dos and don'ts of booking a rental car.
How can I get a great deal on a rental car in Clovis?
CarRentals.com makes it a cinch to get the cheapest deals. Simply enter your travel dates and scroll through the list of car rental companies, pick the top rental locations, and find the cheapest offers in Clovis. You can also:
- Take time to compare vehicle pricing
- Try to avoid airport pick-ups or drop-offs, which typically are more expensive
- Determine ahead of time how much fuel/mileage you may use
- Search and reserve as far in advance as you can
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save big on your Clovis rental car.
What rental companies have retailers in Clovis?
From budget-friendly brands like Fox and Budget to global names like Advantage and Hertz, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the online 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 Clovis?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this New Mexico metropolis means you're bound to find a vehicle that is perfect for you. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||To take on any kind of terrain and enjoy great views||BMW X3, Ford Edge, or similar|
|Full Size||For trips where everyone needs room their bags||Infiniti Q50, Hyundai Sonata, or similar|
|Economy Car||Easy to park and have great miles per gallon||Toyota Yaris, Nissan Versa, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Clovis?
Normally, to rent a car in Clovis you must be at least 21. Please note, there might be an added fee if you are under 25 or for larger or higher category cars in particular. Go through the terms to find what any additional fees will be before you reserve your rental.
Does Clovis require rental car insurance?
Almost all countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to buy additional insurance through rental car supplier for your trip, if you are concerned your insurance won't cover your rental. Otherwise, as a United States citizen, you can also add on Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout. Several credit card issuers (American Express, Visa, MasterCard, and Discover) will offer coverage. However, many of them have restrictions, such as not covering larger vehicles such as trucks or SUVs. Make sure to call and find out what kind of coverage is offered before you head to Clovis.
Are there different fuel policies?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will have to search for a gas station near your rental car supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||There will be a full tank of gas when you pick up your vehicle. Use as much fuel as you wish and top it off when you return your car when you are done. If you refill the tank before you return your car, you won't be charged a refueling cost||You only refill the amount of fuel that you've used. Used a quarter of a tank? Then you just fill it back up to full. You won't need to pay for any gas you didn't use. You can fill up at any station you want and you'll only be charged refueling fees or service charges if you don't refill 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 supplier to see if they'll refund you for any unused fuel||You won't need to find a fuel station near your rental drop-off location||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 won't have 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 have to get some gas before you do any serious driving|
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
At CarRentals.com, we suggest a full tank policy. You should receive your vehicle with a full tank, and you should bring it back it topped off. If you want to save some money, it is best to fill up your tank before you bring your car back.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
If you wish to explore all that Clovis and maybe even the rest of New Mexico offers, you are going to need unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Clovis. Read the fine print to make sure they are truly "unlimited."
Before you drive off
Make sure you go over a few items prior to leaving the car rental lot. You should:
- Check out your vehicle and make certain there is no dents or scrapes. If so, mark it down on the paperwork
- Check the trunk to see if the spare is inflated and the jack and lung wrench 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
- Get comfortable operating the navigation and entertainment. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Clovis car rental 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. No matter who you are traveling with, CarRentals.com has a rental car that can align with your requirement and not break your wallet.