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Car rentals in Edisto Island: All you need to know

You need a great vehicle to get around Edisto Island whether you're going for a business trip or a vacation. Explore the famous sites around the region and pull up in front of the best restaurants in Edisto Island. We've collected your most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Edisto Island. Read on to see the dos and don'ts of car rentals.

How do I get a great deal on a rental car in Edisto Island?

CarRentals.com makes it easy to get budget-friendly deals. Simply type in your travel dates and go down the list of car rental suppliers, select the top rental locations, and find the most wallet-friendly packages Edisto Island has to offer. You can also:

  • Read the mileage policy to avoid any surprise expenses
  • Book your vehicle as far ahead of time as you can
  • Avoid airport pick-ups and drop-offs if possible; they commonly are more expensive
  • Compare daily and weekly rates; you might save more if you rent the car for longer

Even a little knowledge can go a long way to getting you the most savings.

What rental suppliers have outlets in Edisto Island?

From budget-friendly brands like Dollar and Thrifty to global names like Enterprise and Sixt, 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 types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Edisto Island?

Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this South Carolina city means you're certain to find an automobile that suits your needs. Some options include:

Car TypeBest forCategory Includes
Full Size SUVGroups or Families looking for adventure in the South Carolina back-countryBMW X3, Ford Edge, or similar
Full SizeNeed extra room and comfort, but with better handling and gas mileage than an SUVChevrolet Impala, Toyota Camry, or similar
Economy CarFor those on a tight travel budgetToyota Yaris, Nissan Versa, or similar

What age do you have to be to rent a car in Edisto Island?

Generally, the age limit for renting a car in Edisto Island is 21—the same as it is across the rest of the United States of America. Additionally, many suppliers charge an added fee if you are under 25. Be sure to read the supplier's terms to figure out what the total is before you reserve your rental.

Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Edisto Island?

Most countries require the driver to have insurance. You might be able to buy additional insurance through rental car supplier, if you know your insurance won't cover your rental during your trip. Otherwise, as a U.S. citizen, you can also add on Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout. Many credit cards (MasterCard, Visa, American Express, and Discover) will cover your car rental. But many of them have restrictions, like not covering large vehicles like premium models or some SUVs. Make sure to find out exactly what your credit card will cover and how much before you head to Edisto Island.

What is the fuel policy for Edisto Island rental cars?

Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Here is a list of the typical policies.

You will have to find a gas station near the drop-off location
Policy TypePolicy DescriptionAdvantagesDisadvantages
Full to FullThe tank will be full when you collect your automobile. Use as much petrol as you want and top it off when you return your car at the rental dealer. As long as you replace the fuel before returning the car, you won't face any extra feesYou 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 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 pay for a full tank when you pick the car up and bring the car back with the tank empty. Several suppliers provide a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to confirm with them beforehandYou won't need to find a fuel station near your rental drop-off locationYou usually pay a higher price for a tank upfront then you would going to a nearby gas station
Empty to emptyYou may not have a full tank when you collect your vehicle, and you won't have to fill the tank back up before you bring the car backYou refill your tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump pricesYou'll have to get some gas before you do any serious driving

What type of fuel policy should I choose?

We recommend a full to full policy. You should receive your vehicle with a full tank, and you will want to return it filled up. For a cheaper rate, find a gas station before you bring your car back. Stations near or around airports or car rental places tend to have higher prices.

Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Edisto Island?

Unlimited miles is a good choice if you decide to do some sightseeing or visit a lot of customers all over Edisto Island. You can cruise wherever you want and not incur additional charges. Be sure to read your rental agreement to see if there are any limitations.

Tips before you leave the lot

Before you begin on your Edisto Island adventure, go over a few things before you leave the rental lot. It's worth the time to:

  • Check out your car and make sure there is no damage 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 Edisto Island 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 who you are traveling with, CarRentals.com has a vehicle that can fit your needs and not break your wallet.