Car rentals in Dalton: All you need to know
You want a great vehicle to get around Dalton whether you're traveling for a business trip or a vacation. See the top sites around the area and park in front of the popular restaurants in Dalton. CarRentals.com has answered the most popular questions about renting a car in Dalton. Find out the dos and don'ts of renting a car.
How do I get a great deal on a car rental in Dalton?
CarRentals.com always strives to get you the best price. But, you can try to do a couple things to keep your next booking affordable. Be sure to:
- Compare and contrast all the deals available
- Book as far in advance as possible. You will usually get your vehicle of your choice and save more
- Educate yourself on any cost for fuel policy, additional drivers, and mileage limits. This way you will know the true cost before you rent
- Don't get more car than you'll need. Generally, the smaller the car, the cheaper the rate
Even a little knowledge can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental suppliers have agencies in Dalton?
From budget-friendly brands like Payless and Fox to global names like National and Enterprise, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the online reviews to help you figure out which one meets your needs.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Dalton?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Wisconsin town means you're bound to find a vehicle that suits your needs. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||To take on any kind of terrain and enjoy great views||BMW X3, Ford Edge, or similar|
|Full Size||Planning a big trip with a large group of friends or family members||Toyota Camry, Nissan Altima, or similar|
|Economy or Compact Car||Couple or two friends heading to the beach and back||Toyota Yaris, Nissan Versa, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Dalton?
Generally, to rent a car in Dalton you must be at least 21—the same as it is across the rest of the USA. Additionally, many suppliers charge an extra fee if you are under 25. Be sure to go through the rental agreement to figure out what the exact charge will be before you book your rental.
Does Dalton require rental car insurance?
When driving in Dalton or the rest of the United States, you'll need insurance. Many suppliers need proof of insurance before you pick up your vehicle. Almost all countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to buy temporary insurance through the rental supplier. Additionally, as a U.S. citizen, you can also purchase Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com during checkout.
The major credit card issuers (MasterCard, Visa, American Express, and Discover) will usually provide some coverage. However, many of them have restrictions, like not covering larger vehicles like trucks or SUVs. It is best to call and find out what kind of coverage is offered before you travel to Dalton.
What are the different fuel policies?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. 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||The gas tank will be full when you collect your car. Use as much gas as you need and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the end. 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 need to pay for any fuel you didn't use. You can shop around for the cheapest prices and you'll only pay service charges if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You pay for a full tank of gas upfront and bring the car back with the tank empty. Many rental car companies provide a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to check with them beforehand||You won't have to search for a gas station before you drop-off your car||The supplier usually charges a higher rate for the fuel than a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You will not have a full tank of fuel when you collect your vehicle, and you won't have to fill the tank back up before you bring the car back||You fill the tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll need to find a gas station shortly after you collect the car|
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
At CarRentals.com, we advise a full to full policy. You should get your car with a full tank, and you will want to return it with a full tank of gas. For a cheaper rate, it is best to find a filling station before you bring your car back.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Dalton?
Unlimited mileage is a good choice for anyone who don't want to worry about watching the odometer their whole trip. Just make sure that your policy really provides unlimited miles. Read the details on mileage limits before you book.
Tips before you leave the lot
Be sure you go over a few things prior to leaving the rental lot on your Dalton adventure. It's important to:
- Check out your vehicle and determine if there is any dents or scratches. If so, mark it down on the paperwork
- Inspect the trunk to determine if the spare is properly inflated and the necessary tools to change it 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 windshield wipers
- Get comfortable working the radio or entertainment features. It's best to limit any unneeded distractions when you are driving around a new area
Book your Dalton rental car today
Use CarRentals.com to get yourself the best wheels Dalton has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be cruising between the well-known restaurants, famous landmarks, and all the marvelous sites in Dalton.