Car rentals in Danville: All you need to know
A Danville car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You can check out all the sights, and even find out what the rest of Virginia has to offer. CarRentals.com has gathered the most popular questions about car rentals in Danville. Find out how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
How do I get a bargain car rental in Danville?
CarRentals.com always strives to get you the best price. However, to increase your savings when you travel to Danville you can do a few things. Be sure to:
- Read the mileage policy to prevent any surprise fees
- Book your rental car as far in advance as you can
- Avoid airport pick-ups; they tend to be pricier
- Compare daily and weekly rates; you might save more if you rent the car for longer
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save on your Danville rental car.
What rental suppliers have outlets in Danville?
From global names like Ace and Enterprise to budget-friendly brands like Economy and Budget, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the reviews to help you figure out which is best for you.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Danville?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Virginia city means you're certain to find a vehicle that suits your needs. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Best for families or groups who need a comfortable ride and have safety as a top priority||Jaguar F-Pace, Hyundai Santa Fe, or similar|
|Full Size||For trips where everyone needs room their luggage||Toyota Camry, Nissan Altima, or similar|
|Economy Car||Easy to park and have great miles per gallon||Chevrolet Spark, Vauxhall Corsa, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Danville?
Typically, the age limit for renting a car in Danville is 21. However, there might be an added charge if you are under 25 or for larger or higher category rentals. Read over the terms to figure out what any additional fees is before you reserve your rental.
Does Danville require rental car insurance?
Insurance is mandatory, wherever you're renting a car. However, your current car insurance may cover you. Additionally, if you pay using your credit card, the card's benefits may also insure you. Keep in mind, your policies may not cover you 100%, and you'll have to add it on to your booking. Look into it before you book and, if it is required, you can just include it at checkout.
What is the fuel policy for Danville rental cars?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will need 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 get your vehicle. Use as much petrol as you wish and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off. Just make sure to refill the tank before you return the car to avoid a refueling cost||You only pay for the fuel you use. If you only use half of a tank, it's only necessary 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 refueling charges if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll pick up the car with a full tank and return the car with an empty tank. Some suppliers offer a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to verify with them beforehand||You won't have to search for a gas station before you drop-off your car||You might pay a higher rate for the tank than you would filling up at a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You will not have a full tank of fuel when you collect the vehicle, and you won't need to refill the gas 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 fill up before you go on a long trip|
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
Many rental car suppliers offer a range of fuel policies. However, full-to-full is our stand-out choice. It simply means returning the car with the same level of gas as you got it with, so you'll never pay for anyone else's road trips through the Danville.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
If you plan to see all that Danville and maybe even the rest of Virginia offers, you are going to need unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Danville. Review the fine print to be certain your mileage is actually "unlimited."
Tips before you leave the lot
Be sure you check a few items before you leave the rental lot. It's important to:
- Inspect your vehicle and determine if there is any damage or scratches. If you notice any, write it down on the paperwork
- Check the trunk to see if the spare is properly inflated and the necessary tools to change it are there
- Familiarize yourself with the car. Adjust the mirrors and seats to your liking, and figure out how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Figure out how to work the navigation and entertainment. It's best to limit any unneeded distractions when you are driving around a new area
Book your Danville rental car today
When you reserve your Danville rental car with CarRentals.com, you can count on a grand set of wheels that will result in more cash to spare. Cash in on cheap deals on your perfect Danville car rental when you book with us. We'll see you on the road.