Car rentals in Epes: All you need to know
An Epes car rental gives you the opportunity to go where you want, when you want. You can check out all the sights, and even see what the rest of Alabama has to offer. CarRentals.com has answered the most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Epes. Find out the dos and don'ts of renting a car.
Where do I get a bargain car rental in Epes?
CarRentals.com makes it easy to snag budget-friendly deals. Simply enter your travel dates and go through the list of car rental companies, choose the top rental locations, and find the cheapest packages Epes has to offer. You can also:
- Compare and contrast all the deals available
- Book as far in advance as possible. You'll usually save more and get the car of your choice
- Be aware of any cost for mileage limits, fuel policy, and additional drivers. This way you will know the total cost before you book
- Decide the vehicle you'll need for your vacation. Don't rent more car than you need
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save big on your Epes rental car.
What rental companies have outlets in Epes?
From budget-friendly brands like Payless and Fox to global names like National and Enterprise, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Scan through the reviews to help you figure out which one is best for you.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Epes?
That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what you'll be doing when you visit Epes. If you're having a little trouble deciding, be sure to look over our chart below. We have compared the most popular types of vehicles for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Great for families who need a comfortable ride and to fit in all their luggage||BMW X3, Ford Explorer, or similar|
|Full Size||Families with suitcases and a need for space||Infiniti Q50, Hyundai Sonata, or similar|
|Economy Car||Great for maneuvering in big cities||Toyota Yaris, Nissan Versa, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Epes?
Typically, to rent a car in Epes you must be at least 21. But, you may find that there is an additional charge if you are under the age of 25 or for higher category rentals in particular. Go through the supplier's terms to find what any additional charges is before you rent your car.
Do I need insurance to rent a car in Epes?
Insurance is always required, no matter where you're renting a car. That said, you might already be insured by your credit card or car policies. Keep in mind, your policies may not provide 100% coverage, and you'll have to add it on to your booking. Check in advance and, if it's necessary, you can simply include it at the CarRentals.com checkout.
What is the fuel policy for Epes 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 close to your rental car supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||There will be a full tank of gas when you collect your vehicle. Use as much petrol as you like and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the rental dealer. 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. Used a quarter of a tank? Simply fill it back up to full. You won't need to pay for any gas 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 pay for a full tank of fuel and return the car with the tank empty. Many suppliers offer a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to confirm with them beforehand||You won't have to search for a gas station before you return your car||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 fill the tank back up when you bring the car back||You refill your tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll need to find a gas station as soon as you collect the car|
What fuel policy should I get?
We usually suggest that customers choose the full-to-full policy. This policy simply means you bring your rental back to the full, and you're all set.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
If you want to check out all that Epes and maybe even the rest of Alabama offers, you're going to want unlimited miles. You can drive as far as you'd like without worrying about additional fees. Read the fine print to be certain they are truly "unlimited."
Before you leave the lot
Be sure you check a few things prior to leaving the car rental lot. You should take time to:
- Check out your car and determine if there is any dents or scratches. If so, mark it down on the paperwork
- Make you have a properly inflated spare tire, lug wrench, and jack in the trunk
- 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 wipers
- Figure out how to work the navigation and entertainment. It's best to limit any unneeded distractions when you are driving around a new region
Book your Epes car rental 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. CarRentals.com has the ideal rental car that can suit your needs and not break your wallet.