Car rentals in Dawes: All you need to know
You want a great car to get around Dawes whether you're traveling for a business or pleasure. Check out the top sites around town and pull up in front of the best restaurants in Dawes. CarRentals.com has gathered the most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Dawes. Find out the dos and don'ts of car rentals.
Where do I find a bargain car rental in Dawes?
CarRentals.com makes it easy to get budget-friendly rates. Just enter your travel dates and scroll down the list of car rental suppliers, pick the top rental locations, and find the most wallet-friendly offers in Dawes. You can also:
- Compare and contrast all the deals available
- Book as far in advance as possible. You will usually save more and get the car of your choice
- Check the fuel and mileage policies. This way you'll avoid any surprises on your final bill
- Determine the vehicle you'll need for your drive. Don't get more car than you need
Even a little knowledge can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental companies have outlets in Dawes?
From budget-friendly brands like Dollar and Thrifty to global names like Hertz and Sixt, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Scan 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 Dawes?
That depends on your needs and what activities you want to do in Dawes. If you're having difficulty deciding, be sure to look over our chart below. We have compared the most popular vehicle categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury or Premium-class||When you really want to go all out on your trip to Dawes||Audi A4, Cadillac XTS, or similar|
|Minivan or SUV||If you plan on doing plenty of driving and want a comfy ride||Hyundai Santa Fe, Nissan Quest, or similar|
|Economy Car||Easy to park and have great gas mileage||Chevrolet Spark, Vauxhall Corsa, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Dawes?
Usually, to rent a car in Dawes you must be at least 21. Please note, you may find that there is an additional fee if you're under the age of 25 or for larger or higher category vehicles. Read over the terms to find what the exact rate is before you book your rental.
Do I need insurance to rent a car in Dawes?
Insurance is always required, wherever you're renting a car. Nevertheless, you could already be insured by your existing car or credit card policies. Keep in mind, your policies might not totally cover your rental, and you'll have to add it on to your booking. Check in advance and, if it's necessary, you can conveniently add it at the CarRentals.com checkout.
What are the different fuel policies?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. 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 vehicle. You can use as much fuel as you need and top it off when you return your car when you are done. 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. Used a quarter of a tank? Then you just fill it back up to full. You won't need to pay for any you didn't use. You won't pay more than local fuel prices and you'll only be charged refueling fees if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll get the car with a full tank of gas and return the car with the tank empty. Several rental car companies provide a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to confirm with them beforehand||You won't need to find a petrol station near your rental drop-off location||You might pay a higher rate for the tank than you would filling up at a local 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 fill the tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll have to get some gas before you do any serious driving|
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
At CarRentals.com, we encourage a full tank policy. You receive the car with a full tank, and you will want to return it with a full tank of gas. If you want to keep your expenses lower, fill up your tank before you bring it back.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
If you want to explore all that Dawes and maybe even the rest of West Virginia offers, you are going to want unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Dawes. Read the fine print to be certain your mileage is truly "unlimited."
Tips before you leave the lot
Before you get going on your Dawes vacation, go over a few items before you leave the car rental lot. You should take time to:
- Walk around the car and be sure there is no dents or scrapes. If you notice any, mark it down on your 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 navigation and entertainment. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Dawes 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 break the bank.