Car rentals in Dalton: All you need to know
A Dalton car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You'll be able to explore all the sights, and even find out what the rest of Massachusetts has to offer. CarRentals.com has gathered your most popular questions about car rentals in Dalton. Keep reading to see which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
How do I get a bargain car rental in Dalton?
CarRentals.com makes it easy to snag the cheapest deals. Simply enter your travel dates and go down the variety of rental companies, select the top rental locations, and find the most wallet-friendly packages Dalton has to offer. You should also:
- Compare daily and weekly rates from all the different suppliers
- Book as far in advance as possible. You will usually save more and get the car of your choice
- Educate yourself on any cost for fuel policy, additional drivers, and mileage limits. That way you will know the true cost before you book
- Decide the car you'll need for your trip. Don't rent more car than you need
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save big on your Dalton rental car.
What rental suppliers have retailers in Dalton?
From global names like Avis and Sixt to budget-friendly brands like Thrifty and Budget, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the online reviews to get an idea of which is best for your next trip.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Dalton?
That depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit Dalton. If you're having difficulty deciding, make sure to read over our chart below. We've compared the most popular types of cars for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury||If you really want to treat yourself on your visit to Dalton||Infiniti Q50, Mercedes Benz CLA, or similar|
|SUV||If you plan on doing plenty of touring and want a comfortable ride||Hyundai Santa Fe, Nissan Quest, or similar|
|Economy Car||For those on a tight travel budget||Ford Fiesta, Chevrolet Spark, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Dalton?
Typically, the age limit for renting a car in Dalton is 21. Please note, you may find that there is an additional charge if you're under 25 or for higher category vehicles. Read through the supplier's terms to figure out what any additional fees is before you rent your car.
Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Dalton?
Most countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to purchase temporary insurance through the rental car supplier. Otherwise, as a United States citizen, you can also book Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com at checkout. Many major card issuers, like American Express or MasterCard, give some coverage; however, there may be restrictions. For example, they may not cover your rental car if you get a luxury or larger vehicle. Make sure to check car rental company's policy before you decide.
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 have to find an open gas station near the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||There will be a full tank of gas when you collect your automobile. Use as much gas as you want and top it off when you return your car. 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? Then you just 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 be charged refueling fees or service charges if you don't refill 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. Several rental car companies offer a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to confirm with them beforehand||There will be no need to go searching for a gas station before you drop-off your car||You usually pay a more expensive rate for a tank upfront then you would going to a nearby gas station|
|Empty to empty||You won't have a full tank when you collect your vehicle, and you don't need to refill the gas when you bring the car back||You refill your tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll need to locate a gas station shortly after you get the car|
What fuel policy do you recommend?
Many rental car suppliers offer a variety of fuel policies. However, the stand-out winner is usually full-to-full. You simply bring the car back with the same amount of fuel you got it with. .
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Dalton?
If you plan to explore all that Dalton and maybe even the rest of Massachusetts offers, you are going to want unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Dalton. Read the fine print to be sure they are actually "unlimited."
Before you drive off
Be sure you check a few things before you leave the rental lot. You should:
- Walk around your car and make sure there is no damage or scrapes. If so, write it down on the paperwork
- Make you have a properly inflated spare tire, lug wrench, and jack in the trunk
- 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 radio or entertainment features. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Dalton 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. No matter the situation, CarRentals.com has a vehicle that can suit your needs and not deplete your travel piggy bank.