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Car rentals in Cottageville: All you need to know

You want a great automobile to take you around Cottageville whether you're traveling for a business trip or a vacation. Check out the top sites around town and pull up in front of the popular restaurants in Cottageville. CarRentals.com has gathered your most popular questions about renting a car in Cottageville. Keep reading to discover which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.

Where can I get a great deal on a car rental in Cottageville?

CarRentals.com always tries to get you the best price. But, to get the most savings on your trip to Cottageville you can do a few things. Be sure to:

  • Take time to compare vehicle pricing
  • Try to avoid pick-ups and drop-offs at airports, which typically cost more
  • Know ahead of time how much mileage/fuel you may use
  • Search and reserve in advance

Even a little rental car know-how can go a long way to getting you the most savings.

What rental suppliers have agencies in Cottageville?

From global names like Enterprise and Hertz to budget-friendly brands like Economy and Budget, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the reviews to get an idea of which meets your needs.

What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Cottageville?

Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this South Carolina metropolis means you're certain to find an automobile that is perfect for you. Some options include:

Car TypeBest forCategory Includes
Full Size SUVGroups or Families looking for adventure in the South Carolina back-countryFord Edge, Kia Sorento, or similar
Full SizeFamilies with bags and a need for spaceChevrolet Impala, Toyota Camry, or similar
HybridThose that want a quiet and comfortable ride with great fuel economyToyota Prius, Honda Civic, or similar

What age do you have to be to rent a car in Cottageville?

Generally, the age limit for renting a car in Cottageville is 21. But, you may find that there is an additional charge if you're under the age of 25 or for larger or higher category cars. Go through the supplier's terms to discover what the exact charge is before you book your vehicle.

Is insurance required to rent a car in Cottageville?

When driving in Cottageville or the rest of the U.S.A., you'll need insurance. Almost every supplier needs proof of insurance before you pick up your car. The majority of countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to purchase temporary insurance through the rental agency. Otherwise, as a United States citizen, you can also add on Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com at checkout.

The major credit card issuers (Discover, American Express, Visa, and MasterCard) will typically offer coverage. However, many of them have restrictions, like not covering bigger vehicles like trucks or SUVs. Be sure to call and find out what kind of coverage is offered before you head to Cottageville.

What are the different fuel policies?

Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Below is a list of the most common ones.

You will need to find a gas station close to the drop-off location
Policy TypePolicy DescriptionAdvantagesDisadvantages
Full to FullThe tank will be full when you collect your vehicle. You can use as much fuel as you want and top it off when you return your car when you are done. Just make sure to refill the tank before you return the car to avoid a refueling costYou only need to replace the fuel you used. Used a half of a tank? Then you just fill it back up to full. You won't need to pay for any you didn't use. You can shop around for the cheapest prices and you'll only pay refueling charges if you don't refill the tank
Full to empty (pre-paid)You'll pay for a full tank and return the car with the tank empty. Ask the rental car provider to see if they'll refund you for any unused fuelYou won't need to find a fuel station near your rental drop-off locationYou usually pay more for a tank upfront then going to a local station
Empty to emptyYou will not have a full tank of fuel when you pick up the vehicle, and you won't have to refill the gas when you drop it back offYou refill your tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump pricesYou'll have to fill up before you go on a long trip

What fuel policy should I get?

We usually recommend that customers opt for the full-to-full policy. This policy is the most straightforward, and you simply top off the tank before you bring it back.

Is it worth getting unlimited miles?

Unlimited mileage is a good option for anyone who don't want to worry about incurring any extra charges with the distance they drive. You will just need to make sure there's nothing else in the small print that could add in extra costs.

Before you leave the lot

Be sure you check out a few things before you leave the lot. You should:

  • Walk around your vehicle and be sure there is no dents 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 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
  • Figure out how to work the navigation and entertainment. It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are driving around a new city

Book your Cottageville rental car today

Maybe you're carpooling with co-workers to and from the hotel to the conference center, maybe you're traveling solo, or maybe you're bringing your partner or kids. No matter the situation, CarRentals.com has a car rental that can suit your needs and not deplete your travel fund.