Car rentals in Elkton: All you need to know
You need a great car to get around Elkton whether you're going for a business or pleasure. Explore the famous sites around town and park in front of the best restaurants in Elkton. CarRentals.com has gathered the most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Elkton. Find out which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
Where can I get a great deal on a car rental in Elkton?
You are well on your way to getting the best rate on your car rental by going through us. But, there are a more ways to increase your savings. Make sure to:
- Compare the rates for a few suppliers on the type of car you want
- Book as far in advance as possible. You will usually get your car of your choice and save more
- Educate yourself on any cost for mileage limits, fuel policy, and additional drivers. This way you will know the actual cost before you rent
- Don't rent more vehicle than you'll need. Typically, the smaller the car, the cheaper the rate
These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Elkton.
What rental companies have outlets in Elkton?
From budget-friendly brands like Thrifty and Budget to global names like National and Hertz, 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 Elkton?
That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what you'll be doing when you visit Elkton. If you're having trouble picking the right car, be sure to read over our chart below. We have compared the most popular types of cars for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Premium||When you want to travel Elkton in style||Audi A4, Cadillac XTS, or similar|
|SUV||Large groups that need room for all their bags||Dodge Grand Caravan, Nissan Quest, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want to get the most mpg on their trip||Honda Civic, Kia Optima, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Elkton?
Generally, to rent a car in Elkton you must be at least 21. Please note, you may find that there is an added charge if you are under 25 or for larger or higher category vehicles. Go over the terms to figure out what the exact fee is before you reserve your rental.
Is insurance required to rent a car in Elkton?
Insurance is required, wherever you rent a car. However, your current car insurance may cover you. Additionally, if you pay for the rental in full using your credit card, the card's benefits may also insure you. Keep in mind, your policies may not provide 100% coverage, and you'll have to add it to your booking for Elkton. Check ahead of time and, if it's needed, you can easily add it at the CarRentals.com checkout.
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 need to search for a 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 collect your automobile. You can use as much fuel as you need and top it off when you return your car at the end of your rental period. If you refill the tank before you return your car, you won't be charged 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 service fees if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll pay for a full tank of gas and return the car with the tank empty. Check with the provider to see if they'll refund you for any unused fuel||You won't have to find for a gas station before you bring back the car||You usually pay a higher price for a tank upfront then going to a local station|
|Empty to empty||You won't have a full tank when you pick up the vehicle, and you won't have 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 go on a long trip|
What fuel policy should I get?
Many suppliers offer a range of fuel policies. However, the stand-out choice is usually full-to-full. 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 Elkton.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
Unlimited miles is a good choice if you plan to do a little sightseeing or visit a lot of customers all over Elkton. You can cruise wherever you like and not incur added charges. Read over your rental agreement to see if there are mileage restrictions.
Know before you go
Make sure you check a few items prior to leaving the rental lot on your Elkton adventure. It's worth the time to:
- Check out the car and determine if there is any dents or scrapes. If so, write it down on your paperwork
- Check the trunk to determine if the spare is inflated and the necessary tools to change it 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 navigation and entertainment. It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are driving around a new region
Book your Elkton rental car today
Maybe you're traveling with your partner and kids, or carpooling with co-workers to and from the hotel to the conference center. Maybe you're traveling solo. No matter the situation, CarRentals.com has a car that can fit your requirement and not deplete your travel fund.