Car rentals in Collins: All you need to know
A Collins car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You can check out all the sights, and even see what else the rest of Georgia has to offer. CarRentals.com has collected your most popular questions about renting a car in Collins. Keep reading to discover which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
How do I get a bargain car rental in Collins?
You are well on your way to getting the best deal on your car rental when you use CarRentals.com. However, to increase your savings when you travel to Collins you can do a few things. You can:
- Compare the prices of vehicles
- 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 reserve in advance
These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Collins.
What rental suppliers have retailers in Collins?
From budget-friendly brands like Dollar and Thrifty to global names like Hertz and Sixt, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the online reviews to get an idea of which one meets your needs.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Collins?
That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what you'll be doing when you visit Collins. If you're having trouble deciding, make sure to read over the table below. We have compared the most popular vehicle categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Premium||Business travelers who want a little luxury as they cruise Collins||Cadillac, Audi, or similar|
|SUV or Minivan||Sizable groups that need room for all their suitcases||Toyota RAV4, Dodge Grand Caravan, or similar|
|Compact Car||Great for driving in large cities||Toyota Yaris, Nissan Versa, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Collins?
Generally, to rent a car in Collins you must be at least 21—the same as it is across the rest of the United States of America. Additionally, many suppliers charge an extra fee if you are under 25. Be sure to read the rental agreement to find what the exact price will be before you rent your car.
Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Collins?
When cruising through Collins or the rest of the United States, you will need insurance. Almost every supplier needs proof of insurance before you rent a car. The majority of countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to pay for interim insurance through the rental supplier. Moreover, as a U.S. citizen, you can also purchase Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com during checkout.
Although many major card issuers, like MasterCard or Visa, give some insurance, there are usually restrictions. For example, they may not cover your rental car if you book a larger or luxury vehicle. Make sure to check your rental car company's policy before you decide.
What are the different fuel policies?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will have to find a gas station near your car rental 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 then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off when you are done. 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, 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 be charged refueling fees or service charges if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll pay for a full tank and return the car with an empty tank. Several suppliers provide a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to verify with them beforehand||You won't need to find a petrol 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 won't have a full tank when you pick up your vehicle, and you don't need to refill the gas when you drop it back off||You fill the tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll have to fill up before you do any serious driving|
What fuel policy should I get?
Many suppliers offer a variety 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 Collins.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Collins?
Unlimited mileage is a good option for travelers who don't want to worry about how many miles they are driving. You will just need to make sure there's nothing else in the small print that could add in extra costs.
Tips before you leave the lot
Make sure you check a few items prior to leaving the lot. You should:
- Look over your vehicle and determine if there is any dents or scrapes. If you notice any, mark it down on your paperwork
- Inspect the trunk to determine if the spare is 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
- Get comfortable working the entertainment and GPS (if available). It's best to limit any unneeded distractions when you are navigating a new region
Book your Collins car rental today
Use CarRentals.com to get yourself the best wheels Collins has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be cruising between the great restaurants, famous landmarks, and all the terrific sites in Collins.