Car rentals in Ft Myer: All you need to know
You want a great car to get around Ft Myer whether you're traveling for a business trip or a vacation. Explore the famous sites around the city and park in front of the popular restaurants in Ft Myer. We've collected your most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Ft Myer. Keep reading to discover how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
Where do I get a bargain rental car in Ft Myer?
We always try to get you the best deal. However, to increase your savings when you travel to Ft Myer you can do a few things. Be sure to:
- Compare and contrast all the deals available
- Book as far in advance as possible. You will usually get the vehicle of your choice and save more
- Educate yourself on any cost for mileage limits, fuel policy, and additional drivers. This way you will know the total cost before you rent
- Decide the vehicle you'll need for your vacation. Don't get more car than you need
Even a little rental car know-how can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental companies have retailers in Ft Myer?
From global names like Hertz and Sixt to budget-friendly brands like Thrifty and Budget, 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 you.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Ft Myer?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Virginia metropolis means you're certain to find a vehicle that suits your needs. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury or Premium-class||When you want to travel Ft Myer in style||Audi A4, Cadillac XTS, or similar|
|SUV||Large groups who want to navigate Ft Myer together||Chrysler Pacifica, Dodge Grand Caravan, or similar|
|Economy Car||Great for driving in busy cities||Toyota Yaris, Nissan Versa, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Ft Myer?
Normally, the age limit for renting a car in Ft Myer is 21. However, you may find that there is an additional charge if you're under 25 or for higher category vehicles in particular. Go over the terms to find what the exact rate will be before you reserve your rental.
Is insurance required to rent a car in Ft Myer?
Almost all countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to pay for temporary coverage through the rental car company. Otherwise, as a U.S. citizen, you can also purchase Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com at checkout. Many major card issuers, like Visa or Discover, provide some insurance on your rental; however, there may be restrictions. For instance, they may not cover your rental car if you book a larger or luxury vehicle. Check the policy before you decide.
Are there different fuel policies?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will have to find an open gas station close to your car rental supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||There will be a full tank of gas when you pick up your vehicle. Use as much fuel as you need and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the end. If you refill the tank before you return your car, you won't be charged 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 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 an empty tank. Several providers 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 drop-off your 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 pick up the vehicle, and you won't need to fill the tank back up before you drop it back off||You fill the tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll have to fill up before you do any serious driving|
What fuel policy do you recommend?
We advise a full to full policy. You should get into your car with a full tank, and you will want to return it filled up. If you want to keep your expenses lower, it is best to fill up your tank before bringing the vehicle.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
Unlimited miles is a good option if you plan to do a little sightseeing or visit a lot of business associates all over Ft Myer. You can drive as much as you want without incurring extra charges. Read over your rental agreement to discover if there are mileage limitations.
Know before you go
Before you get started on your Ft Myer trip, go over a few items prior to leaving the rental lot. You should take time to:
- Look over the 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
- Inspect the trunk to determine if the spare is inflated and the jack and lung wrench 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 wipers
- Figure out how to work the entertainment and GPS (if available). It's best to limit any unneeded distractions when you are navigating a new city
Book your Ft Myer rental car today
Use CarRentals.com to get the best wheels Ft Myer has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be cruising between the highly-rated restaurants, famous landmarks, and all the terrific sites in Ft Myer.