Car rentals in Cottontown: All you need to know
A Cottontown car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You'll be able to explore all the sights, and even see what the rest of Tennessee has to offer. We've collected the most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Cottontown. Keep reading to find out the dos and don'ts of booking a rental car.
How do I find a bargain rental car in Cottontown?
CarRentals.com makes it easy to get the cheapest rates. Simply enter your travel dates and scroll through the list of rental car companies, select the top rental locations, and find the best packages Cottontown has to offer. You should also:
- Check the mileage policy to prevent any surprise fees
- Book your vehicle as far in advance as you can
- Avoid airport pick-ups and drop-offs if possible; they tend to be pricier
- Compare weekly and daily rates; you might save more with a longer rental
Even a little knowledge can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental suppliers have agencies in Cottontown?
From budget-friendly brands like Fox and Budget to global names like Avis and Sixt, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look 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 Cottontown?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Tennessee city means you're certain to find a vehicle that suits your needs. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury||Business travelers who want a little luxury as they cruise Cottontown||Cadillac XTS, Camaro, or similar|
|Minivan||Families with plenty of suitcases and a need for space||Dodge Grand Caravan, Nissan Quest, or similar|
|Economy Car||For those looking to save the most on their trip||Fiat 500, Nissan Versa Note, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Cottontown?
Normally, to rent a car in Cottontown you must be at least 21. Please note, there might be an added charge if you're under the age of 25 or for larger or higher category cars. Read through the terms to discover what any additional charges is before you rent your car.
Is insurance required to rent a car in Cottontown?
Almost all countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to purchase additional insurance through rental car supplier, if you think your insurance won't cover your rental. Otherwise, as a U.S. citizen, you can also book Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com at checkout. Several credit card issuers (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover) will cover your car rental. But many of them have restrictions, such as not covering large automobiles like premium models or some SUVs. It is best to find out exactly what your credit card will cover and how much before you head to Cottontown.
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 find a gas station close to the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The tank will be full when you pick up your automobile. Use as much petrol as you want and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off when you are done. 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 quarter of a tank? Simply fill it back up to full. You won't be paying for any fuel you didn't use. You won't pay more than local fuel prices and you'll only pay service fees if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You pay for a full tank upfront and bring the car back with the tank empty. Ask the rental car provider to see if they will refund you for any unused fuel||You won't need to find a fuel station near your rental drop-off location||You usually pay a higher rate for a tank upfront then going to a local station|
|Empty to empty||You will not have a full tank of fuel when you pick up your vehicle, and you won't have to fill the tank back up 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 locate a gas station as soon as you collect the car|
What fuel policy do you recommend?
At CarRentals.com, we suggest a full tank policy. You receive the vehicle with a full tank, and you will want to return it topped off. To avoid any added expenses, it is best to find a filling station before bringing the rental. Stations near or around airports or car rental places tend to have higher prices.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Cottontown?
If you wish to see all that Cottontown and maybe even the rest of Tennessee offers, you are going to need unlimited miles. You can drive as far as you'd like without worrying about additional charges. Review the fine print to make certain your mileage is truly "unlimited."
Know before you go
Before you get going on your Cottontown adventure, be sure you go over a few items prior to leaving the rental lot. It's important to:
- Walk around the vehicle and make sure there is no dents or scratches. If so, write it down on your paperwork
- Inspect the trunk to see if the spare is inflated and both the lug wrench and jack 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 navigation and entertainment. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Cottontown rental car 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. CarRentals.com has the ideal rental car that can suit your needs and not break your wallet.