Car rentals in Fort Benning: All you need to know
A Fort Benning car rental gives you the opportunity to go where you want, when you want. You can explore all the sights, and even find out what the rest of Georgia has to offer. CarRentals.com has answered your most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Fort Benning. Read on to discover the dos and don'ts of booking a rental car.
Where do I get a bargain rental car in Fort Benning?
You're well on your way to getting the best price on your car rental by reserving it through us. However, you can try to do a couple things to keep your next rental affordable. Make sure to:
- Compare the prices of vehicles
- Try to avoid airport pick-ups and drop-offs, which can cost more
- Know ahead of time how much fuel/mileage you may use
- Search and book as far in advance as you can
These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Fort Benning.
What rental companies have agencies in Fort Benning?
From budget-friendly brands like Economy and Budget to global names like Ace 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 your next trip.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Fort Benning?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Georgia city means you're bound to find an automobile that is perfect for you. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Best for families who want comfort and have safety as a top priority||BMW X3, Ford Explorer, or similar|
|Full Size||If you plan on doing a lot of driving and want a comfortable ride||Toyota Camry, Nissan Altima, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want a quiet and comfortable ride with terrific miles per gallon||Toyota Prius, Honda Civic, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Fort Benning?
Typically, to rent a car in Fort Benning you must be at least 21. Please note, there might be an added fee if you're under the age of 25 or for higher category vehicles. Read through the terms to discover what any additional charges will be before you book your rental.
Do I need insurance to rent a car in Fort Benning?
Almost all countries require the driver to have insurance. You might be able to buy additional insurance through rental car supplier for your trip, if you are concerned your insurance won't cover your rental during your trip. Otherwise, as a U.S. citizen, you can also purchase Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com at checkout. Although many major card issuers, like Visa or Discover, provide some insurance, there are usually restrictions. For example, they may not cover your rental car if you get a luxury or larger vehicle. Make sure to check car rental company's policy before you decide.
What is the fuel policy for Fort Benning rental cars?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will need to find a gas station near the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank when you collect your vehicle. Use as much fuel as you need and top it off when you return your car at the end of your rental period. Just make sure to refill the tank before you return the car to avoid a refueling cost||You only need to replace the fuel you used. Used a half of a tank? Simply fill it back up to full. You won't need to pay for any fuel you didn't use. You can fill up at any station you want and you'll only be charged refueling fees or service charges if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll get the car with a full tank and return the car with an empty tank. Several suppliers provide a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to confirm with them beforehand||There will be no need to go searching for a gas station before you bring back the car||You usually pay a more expensive price for a tank upfront then going to a local station|
|Empty to empty||You may not have a full tank when you pick up the vehicle, and you won't have to fill the tank back up before you bring the car back||You refill your tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll have to fill up before you do any serious driving|
What fuel policy should I get?
Many suppliers offer a range of fuel policies. However, full-to-full is our stand-out winner. 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.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
If you want to see all that Fort Benning and maybe even the rest of Georgia offers, you are going to need unlimited miles. You can drive as far as you'd like without worrying about additional fees. Review the fine print to make sure they are truly "unlimited."
Before you leave the lot
Make sure you check out a few things before you leave the car rental lot on your Fort Benning adventure. You should:
- Check out your vehicle and make sure there is no dents or scrapes. If you notice any, mark it down on your paperwork
- Make you have a properly inflated spare tire, lug wrench, and jack in the trunk
- Familiarize yourself with the 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 Fort Benning 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 rental that can align with your needs and not deplete your travel piggy bank.