Car rentals in Eastpoint: All you need to know
An Eastpoint 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 Florida has to offer. CarRentals.com has collected the most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Eastpoint. Keep reading to discover how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
Where do I find a bargain rental car in Eastpoint?
We always try to get you the best price. However, you can remember a couple things to keep your upcoming rental affordable. Make sure to:
- Compare and contrast weekly and daily rates from all the different suppliers
- Book as far in advance as possible. You will usually get the car of your choice and save more
- Check the mileage and fuel policies. You don't want to be surprised with added costs
- Decide the vehicle 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 Eastpoint rental car.
What rental suppliers have outlets in Eastpoint?
From budget-friendly brands like Payless and Fox to global names like National and Hertz, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the online reviews to get an idea of which one is best for your next trip.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Eastpoint?
That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what activities you want to do in Eastpoint. If you're having a bit of trouble picking the right car, be sure to read over our table below. We've compared the most popular categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury||When you deserve the best||Cadillac XTS, Camaro, or similar|
|Minivan or SUV||If you plan on doing plenty of sightseeing and want a comfy ride||Chrysler Pacifica, Dodge Grand Caravan, or similar|
|Economy or Compact Car||Easy to park and have great miles per gallon||Fiat 500, Nissan Versa Note, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Eastpoint?
Usually, the age limit for car rentals in Eastpoint is 21. However, there might be an additional fee if you are under 25 or for higher category vehicles in particular. Read through the supplier's terms to find what any additional fees is before you rent your car.
Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Eastpoint?
Most countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to pay for interim coverage with the rental car company. Otherwise, as a U.S. citizen, you can also book Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout. Many major card issuers, like MasterCard or Visa, provide some insurance on your rental; however, there may be restrictions. For example, you may not be covered if you reserve a luxury or larger vehicle. Check the policy before you decide.
What is the difference between all the 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 your rental car supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||There will be a full tank of gas when you get your car. Use as much petrol as you like and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the end of your rental period. As long as you replace the fuel before returning the car, you won't face any extra fees||You only need to replace the fuel you used. 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 can shop around for the cheapest 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'll get the car with a full tank and return the car with an empty tank. Check with the provider to see if they'll refund you for any unused fuel||You won't need to find a fuel 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 will not have a full tank of fuel when you pick up your vehicle, and you won'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 have to get some gas before you do any serious driving|
What fuel policy should I get?
We usually recommend that you choose the full-to-full policy. This policy is the most straightforward, and you simply top off the tank before you bring it back.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Eastpoint?
Unlimited miles is a great choice if you plan to do a bit of sightseeing or visit several customers all over Eastpoint. You can cruise wherever you want without incurring additional charges. Read over your policy to see if there are any limitations.
Before you leave the lot
Be sure you check a few items prior to leaving the lot. It's worth the time to:
- Inspect the vehicle and determine if there is any dents or scratches. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
- Check the trunk to see if the spare is properly inflated and both the lug wrench and jack 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
- Figure out how to work the navigation and entertainment. It's best to limit any unneeded distractions when you are navigating a new city
Book your Eastpoint rental car today
Maybe you're traveling solo, maybe you're bringing your partner or kids, or maybe you're carpooling with co-workers to and from the hotel to the conference center. No matter who you're traveling with, CarRentals.com has a car that can align with your requirement and not break the bank.