Car rentals in Florence: All you need to know
You need a great vehicle to get around Florence whether you're traveling for a business or pleasure. Explore the famous sites around town and pull up in front of the popular restaurants in Florence. CarRentals.com has collected your most popular questions about car rentals in Florence. Find out the dos and don'ts of car rentals.
Where can I get a great deal on a car rental in Florence?
CarRentals.com makes it easy to get budget-friendly deals. Just enter your travel dates and go through the variety of car rental companies, select the top rental locations, and find the most wallet-friendly packages Florence has to offer. You should also:
- Compare the rates for a few suppliers on the type of car you want
- Book as far in advance as possible. You'll usually save more and get the car of your choice
- Check the fuel and mileage policies. You don't want to be surprised with additional costs
- Don't rent more car than you'll need. Normally, the smaller the class the cheaper the rate
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save big on your Florence rental car.
What rental companies have agencies in Florence?
From budget-friendly brands like Budget and Thrifty to global names like Advantage and Hertz, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the online reviews to help you figure out which one is best for your next trip.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Florence?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Texas town means you're bound to find an automobile that suits your needs. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Premium||If you really want to treat yourself on your visit to Florence||Infiniti, Mercedes Benz, or similar|
|SUV or Minivan||Family vacations where you need additional room||Chrysler Town & Country, Dodge Grand Caravan, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want a quiet and comfortable ride||BMW i3, Toyota Prius, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Florence?
Normally, to rent a car in Florence you must be at least 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 the supplier's terms to discover any additional fees is before you book your rental.
Do I need insurance to rent a car in Florence?
Insurance is mandatory, wherever you're renting a car. However, your current car insurance may cover you. Additionally, if you pay using your credit card, the card's policy may also insure you. Keep in mind, these policies may not cover you 100%, and you'll need to add it on to your booking. Check in advance and, if it's necessary, you can easily add it at 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 have to find 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 get your vehicle. You can use as much fuel as you want and top it off when you return your car at the end. Just make sure to refill the tank before you return the car to avoid a refueling cost||You only refill the amount of fuel that you've used. Used a half of a tank? Simply fill it back up to full. You won't be paying for any gas you didn't use. You can fill up at any station you want and you'll only pay service charges if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll pay for a full tank and return the car with the tank empty. Some rental car companies provide a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to check with them beforehand||You won't have to find for a gas station before you bring back the car||The supplier usually charges a higher rate for the fuel than a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You will not have a full tank of fuel when you collect your vehicle, and you won't have to fill the tank back up before you bring the car back||You fill the tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll have to fill up before you go on a long trip|
What fuel policy should I get?
Many suppliers offer a variety of fuel policies. However, the stand-out choice is usually full-to-full. You simply bring the car back with the same amount of fuel you got it with. Just be sure you make time to shop for the cheapest gas prices.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Florence?
Unlimited mileage is a good choice for those who don't want to worry about watching the odometer their whole trip. You will just need to make sure there's nothing else in the small print that could add in extra costs.
Know before you go
Make sure you go over a few things prior to leaving the lot on your Florence adventure. It's worth the time to:
- Inspect your 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
- Check 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 operating the navigation and entertainment. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Florence car rental today
Use CarRentals.com to get the best wheels Florence has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be going between the well-known restaurants, renowned landmarks, and all the marvelous sites in Florence.