Car rentals in Dalton: All you need to know
You need a great vehicle to take you around Dalton whether you're traveling for a business or pleasure. See the top sites around the area and pull up in front of the best restaurants in Dalton. CarRentals.com has gathered the most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Dalton. Find out how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
How can I find a great deal on a car rental in Dalton?
We always strive to get you the best price. But, there are ways to get an even cheaper price on your next rental. Be sure to:
- Compare the prices of vehicles
- Avoid airport pick-ups or drop-offs, which usually cost more
- Determine ahead of time the amount of mileage/fuel you may use
- Search and book as far in advance as you can
These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Dalton.
What rental suppliers have outlets in Dalton?
From global names like Ace and Enterprise to budget-friendly brands like Dollar and Thrifty, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Scan through the reviews to get an idea of which is best for you.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Dalton?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Minnesota city means you're bound to find a car that is perfect for you. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Premium||When you really want to go all out on your getaway to Dalton||Cadillac XTS, Camaro, or similar|
|SUV or Minivan||Family getaways where you need additional room||Ford Escape, Chrysler Town & Country, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those looking for a fuel-efficient vehicle||BMW i3, Toyota Prius, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Dalton?
Generally, the age limit for car rentals in Dalton is 21—the same as it is across the rest of the United States of America. If you are under 25, you might also need to pay a surcharge. Be sure to read over the supplier's terms to discover what the total is before you reserve your rental.
Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Dalton?
When cruising through Dalton or the rest of the U.S. of A., you'll need insurance. Almost every supplier requires that you show proof of insurance before you pick up your vehicle. Most countries require the driver to have insurance. You might be able to buy additional insurance through the rental car dealer, if you know your insurance won't cover your rental during your trip. Otherwise, as a United States citizen, you can also add on Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com during checkout.
The major credit card issuers (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover) will usually offer coverage. However, many of them have restrictions, such as not covering large vehicles like trucks or SUVs. It is best to call and find out exactly what your credit card will cover and how much before you travel to Dalton.
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 search for an open gas station close to the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank when you pick up your car. You can use as much fuel 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 need to replace the fuel you used. If you only use half of a tank, you'll only have to refill half of a tank, and therefore avoid paying for fuel you don't need. You won't pay more than local fuel prices and you'll only pay service fees if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll pick up the car with a full tank of gas and return the car with the tank empty. Some 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 bring back the car||You might pay more for the tank than you would filling up at a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You may not have a full tank when you pick up your 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 can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll have to get some gas before you do any serious driving|
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
Many rental car suppliers offer a variety of fuel policies. However, full-to-full is our stand-out winner. 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?
Unlimited miles is a good option if you plan to do a bit of sightseeing or visit a lot of business associates all over Dalton. You can drive wherever you want without incurring additional charges. Read over your policy to discover if there are any limitations.
Know before you go
Make sure you go over a few items prior to leaving the rental lot. It's worth the time to:
- Check out the vehicle and make sure there is no dents or scrapes. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
- Check the trunk to determine 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 radio or entertainment features. It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are driving around a new city
Book your Dalton car rental 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. No matter who you're traveling with, CarRentals.com has a vehicle that can fit your needs and not deplete your travel fund.