Car rentals in Folkston: All you need to know
You want a great car to get around Folkston whether you're going for a business trip or a vacation. See the top sites around the region and pull up in front of the best restaurants in Folkston. CarRentals.com has answered your most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Folkston. Find out which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
How do I find a great deal on a rental car in Folkston?
We always try to get you the best deal. But, to get the most savings on your trip to Folkston you can do a few things. Be sure to:
- Read the mileage policy to prevent any surprises
- Book your car rental as far ahead of time as possible
- Avoid airport pick-ups; they tend to be more expensive
- Compare daily and weekly rates; you might save more with a longer rental
Even a little knowledge can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental companies have agencies in Folkston?
From budget-friendly brands like Economy and Budget to global names like Advantage and Hertz, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Scan through the reviews to get an idea of which one is best for you.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Folkston?
That depends on your needs and what activities you want to do in Folkston. If you're having difficulty picking the right car, make sure to read over the table below. We've compared the most popular vehicle categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Premium||When you really want to treat yourself on your visit to Folkston||Cadillac XTS, Infiniti Q50, or similar|
|SUV or Minivan||Family vacations where you need the extra room||Chrysler Town & Country, Dodge Grand Caravan, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those looking for a fuel-efficient vehicle||Toyota Prius, Honda Civic, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Folkston?
Typically, the age limit for renting a car in Folkston is 21—the same as it is across the rest of the USA. However, you might need to pay a surcharge if you're under 25. Be sure to review the terms to find what the exact rate is before you book your car.
Do I need insurance to rent a car in Folkston?
When driving around Folkston or the rest of the United States, you will need insurance. Many suppliers require that you show proof of insurance before you pick up your vehicle. Many countries require driver's insurance. You might be able to purchase additional insurance through the rental car dealer for your trip, if you are concerned your insurance won't cover you while traveling through the U.S.A.. Moreover, as a United States citizen, you can also book Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com at checkout.
The major credit cards (Discover, American Express, Visa, and MasterCard) will typically cover your car rental. But many of them have restrictions, like not covering bigger vehicles like premium models or some SUVs. Make sure to call and find out exactly what your credit card will cover and how much before you travel to Folkston.
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 find an open gas station near the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||There will be a full tank of gas when you collect your automobile. You can use as much fuel as you like 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 fees||You only pay for the fuel you use. Used a half of a tank? Simply fill it back up to full. You won't be paying for any you didn't use. You can shop around for the cheapest prices and you'll only be charged refueling fees if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You pay for a full tank of fuel upfront and bring the car back with the tank empty. Ask the provider to see if they will refund you for any unused fuel||You won't have to search for a gas station before you drop-off your car||You usually pay a more expensive rate for a tank upfront then going to a local station|
|Empty to empty||You won't have a full tank when you collect the 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 need to find a gas station shortly after you collect the car|
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
We usually suggest that customers opt for the full-to-full policy. This policy is the most straightforward, and you simply top off the tank before you bring it back.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
Unlimited miles is a great option if you decide to do some sightseeing or visit a lot of business associates all over Folkston. You can drive as much as you want and not incur additional charges. Review your rental agreement to find out if there are mileage restrictions.
Before you drive off
Make sure you check out a few things prior to leaving the car rental lot on your Folkston adventure. You should take time to:
- Look over your car and determine if there is any dents or scratches. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
- Check the trunk to see 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 to your liking, and figure out how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Figure out how to work the navigation and entertainment. It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are navigating a new city
Book your Folkston rental car today
Use CarRentals.com to get the best wheels Folkston has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be driving between the great restaurants, famous landmarks, and all the fantastic sites in Folkston.