Car rentals in Eggleston: All you need to know
You need a great car to get around Eggleston whether you're traveling for a business trip or a vacation. Check out the famous sites around town and pull up in front of the best restaurants in Eggleston. We've collected your most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Eggleston. Keep reading to see the dos and don'ts of car rentals.
Where do I find a great deal on a rental car in Eggleston?
We always try to get you the best rate. But, there are a more ways to increase your savings. You can:
- Compare and contrast all the deals available
- Book as far in advance as possible. You'll usually get the car of your choice and save more
- Check the mileage and fuel policies. You don't want to be surprised with any additional costs
- Don't get more vehicle than you need. Typically, the smaller the car, the lower the rate
Even a little rental car know-how can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental companies have retailers in Eggleston?
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. Read through the reviews to get an idea of which is best for you.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Eggleston?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Virginia town means you're certain to find a vehicle that suits your needs. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury or Premium-class||When you really want to go all out on your vacation to Eggleston||Infiniti Q50, Mercedes Benz CLA, or similar|
|Minivan or SUV||Family getaways where you need the extra room||Chrysler Pacifica, Dodge Grand Caravan, or similar|
|Economy Car||When saving money and good gas mileage are your top priorities||Toyota Yaris, Nissan Versa, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Eggleston?
Usually, the age limit for car rentals in Eggleston is 21—the same as it is across the rest of the United States of America. If you are under 25, you might also need to pay a surcharge. Be sure to read over the rental agreement to figure out what the exact fee is before you book your rental.
Do I need insurance to rent a car in Eggleston?
When driving in Eggleston or the rest of the U.S.A., you'll need insurance. Almost every supplier needs proof of insurance before you rent a car. The majority of countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to pay for temporary insurance through the rental agency. Additionally, as a U.S. citizen, you can also book Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com during checkout.
Many major card issuers, like MasterCard or Visa, offer some insurance on your rental, but there are usually restrictions. For example, you may not be covered if you reserve a larger or luxury vehicle. Make sure to check the rental car company's policy before you decide.
What is the difference between all the fuel policies?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will have to search for a gas station close to your car rental supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank when you pick up your vehicle. Use as much gas as you like and top it off when you return your car when you are done. If you refill the tank before you return your car, you won't be charged a refueling cost||You only need to replace the fuel you used. If you only use half of a tank, you'll only have to 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 service fees if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You pay for a full tank upfront and bring the car back with the tank empty. Check with the rental car provider to see if they will refund you for any unused fuel||You won't need to find a fuel station near your rental drop-off location||You usually pay more for a tank upfront then you would going to a nearby 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 fill the tank back up when you drop it back off||You fill the 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?
Most rental car companies provide you a full tank policy. At CarRentals.com, we recommend returning it with a full tank of gas. If you want to keep your expenses lower, it is best to fill up your tank before bringing the car rental. Stations near airports or car rental places tend to have higher prices.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
If you want to check out all that Eggleston 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 Eggleston. Go over the fine print to be sure your mileage is actually "unlimited."
Tips before you leave the lot
Before you get going on your Eggleston trip, make sure you check out a few items before you leave the lot. It's important to:
- Check out the car and determine if there is any damage or scrapes. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
- Inspect the trunk to determine 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, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Get comfortable working the entertainment and GPS (if available). It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are driving around a new region
Book your Eggleston car rental today
Know that you can count on a perfect vehicle that will result in more cash to spare when you reserve your car with CarRentals.com. Cash in on cheap deals on your impeccable Eggleston car rental when you book with us. See you on the road.