Car rentals in Franklin: All you need to know
You want a great car to take you around Franklin whether you're going for a business trip or a vacation. See the top sites around town and park in front of the best restaurants in Franklin. CarRentals.com has gathered the most popular questions about car rentals in Franklin. Read on to discover 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 Franklin?
CarRentals.com makes it easy to get the best rates. Simply type in your travel dates and scroll through the list of rental suppliers, pick the top rental locations, and find the best packages Franklin has to offer. You should also:
- Compare weekly and daily rates from all the different suppliers
- Book as far in advance as possible. You'll usually get the vehicle of your choice and save more
- Be aware of any cost for fuel policy, additional drivers, and mileage limits. That way you can make sure you know the total cost before you rent
- Decide the vehicle you'll need for your drive. Don't get more car than you need
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save big on your Franklin rental car.
What rental suppliers have agencies in Franklin?
From budget-friendly brands like Dollar and Thrifty to global names like Enterprise and Sixt, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the reviews to help you figure out which meets your needs.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Franklin?
That depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit Franklin. If you're having trouble choosing, make sure to look over the table below. We've compared the most popular vehicle categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Groups or Families looking for adventure in the Texas back-country||Jaguar F-Pace, Hyundai Santa Fe, or similar|
|Full Size||Planning a big trip with a large group of friends or family members||Infiniti Q50, Hyundai Sonata, or similar|
|Compact Car||For those on a strict travel budget||Ford Fiesta, Chevrolet Spark, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Franklin?
Normally, the age limit for car rentals in Franklin is 21—the same as it is across the rest of the USA. If you are under 25, you might also need to pay a surcharge. Be sure to review the terms to determine any additional charges will be before you rent your car.
Do I need insurance to rent a car in Franklin?
When driving around Franklin or the rest of the U.S. of A., you'll need insurance. Almost every supplier requires that you show proof of insurance before you rent a car. Most countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to pay for temporary insurance through the rental agency. Moreover, as a U.S. citizen, you can also add on Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com during checkout.
The major credit cards (MasterCard, Visa, American Express, and Discover) will generally offer coverage. However, many of them have restrictions, such as not covering bigger vehicles like trucks or SUVs. It is best to call and find out exactly what your credit card will cover and how much before you head to Franklin.
Are there different 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 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 get your automobile. Use as much gas as you want and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the rental dealer. Just make sure to refill the tank before you return the car to avoid 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 any you don't need. You won't pay more than local fuel prices and you'll only be charged refueling fees or service charges if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You pay for a full tank upfront and bring the car back with the tank empty. Many suppliers 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 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 may not have a full tank when you pick up your vehicle, and you don't have to fill the tank back up before you drop it back off||You refill your tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll have to get some gas before you do any serious driving|
What fuel policy should I get?
We usually suggest that you opt for the full-to-full policy. This policy simply means you bring your rental back to the full, and you're all set.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Franklin?
Unlimited miles is a great option if you plan to do a bit of sightseeing or visit a lot of customers all over Franklin. You can cruise wherever you like without incurring extra charges. Go over your policy to discover if there are any restrictions.
Know before you go
Be sure you go over a few items before you leave the lot. It's worth the time to:
- Check out your car and be sure there is no dents or scratches. If so, write it down on the paperwork
- Check the trunk to see if the spare is properly 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 operating the radio or entertainment features. It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are driving around a new area
Book your Franklin car rental today
When you book with CarRentals.com, you can count on a wonderful ride that will leave you with extra cash to spare. Cash in on cheap deals on your Franklin rental car when you book with CarRentals.com. See you on the road.