Car rentals in Covington: All you need to know
You need a great automobile to get around Covington whether you're going for a business or pleasure. See the famous sites around the region and park in front of the popular restaurants in Covington. CarRentals.com has answered the most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Covington. Read on to see which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
Where can I get a bargain rental car in Covington?
CarRentals.com makes it a cinch to book budget-friendly deals. Just type in your travel dates and go down the variety of rental companies, choose the top rental locations, and find the best offers in Covington. You should also:
- Compare vehicle pricing before you book
- Avoid airport pick-ups and drop-offs, which can be more expensive
- Determine ahead of time how much mileage/fuel you may use
- Search and book 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 Covington?
From global names like Avis and Enterprise to budget-friendly brands like Payless and Fox, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the online reviews to help you figure out which one is best for your next trip.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Covington?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Indiana metropolis means you're certain to find a vehicle that suits your needs. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Those looking for adventure in the Indiana back-country||Ford Explorer, Hyundai Santa Fe, or similar|
|Full Size||If you plan on doing plenty of sightseeing and want a comfortable ride||Hyundai Sonata, Ford Fusion, or similar|
|Economy or Compact Car||When saving money is a top priority||Toyota Yaris, Nissan Versa, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Covington?
Typically, to rent a car in Covington you must be at least 21—the same as it is across the rest of the United States of America. However, you might need to pay a surcharge if you're under 25. Be sure to review the supplier's terms to find what the exact price will be before you reserve your rental.
Does Covington require rental car insurance?
Insurance is always needed, wherever you're renting a car. However, you might already be covered by your existing car or credit card policies. Keep in mind, those policies may not provide 100% coverage, and you'll have to add it to your booking for Covington. Check ahead of time and, if it is necessary, you can just add it at the CarRentals.com checkout.
Are there different fuel policies?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will have to find an open gas station near your car rental supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The gas tank will be full when you collect your automobile. Use as much fuel as you like and top it off when you return your car at the rental office. As long as you replace the fuel before returning the car, you won't face any extra fees||You only refill the amount of fuel that you've used. Used a half of a tank? Simply fill it back up to full. You won't need to pay for any gas 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 pay for a full tank of fuel when you pick the car up and bring the car back with the tank empty. Check with the rental car provider to see if they'll refund you for any unused fuel||You won't need to find a petrol station near your rental drop-off location||You usually pay more for a tank upfront then you would going to a nearby gas station|
|Empty to empty||You will not have a full tank of fuel when you collect the vehicle, and you don't need to fill the tank back up when you drop it back off||You refill your tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll have to get some gas before you go on a long trip|
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
We usually advise 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?
If you plan to explore all that Covington and maybe even the rest of Indiana offers, you are going to need unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Covington. Read the fine print to make certain they are actually "unlimited."
Before you leave the lot
Be sure you check a few items prior to leaving the rental lot. You should take time to:
- Look over your vehicle and be certain there is no damage or scrapes. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
- Check 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 to your liking, and figure out how to turn on the lights and 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 area
Book your Covington car rental 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. CarRentals.com has the ideal rental car that can suit your needs and not break the bank.