Car rentals in Furman: All you need to know
A Furman car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You can check out all the sights, and even see what the rest of Alabama has to offer. We've collected the most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Furman. Keep reading to discover the dos and don'ts of booking a rental car.
How can I find a great deal on a rental car in Furman?
We always try to get you the best deal. However, you can try to do a few things to keep your upcoming booking affordable. Make sure to:
- Compare and contrast daily and weekly rates from all the different suppliers
- Book as far in advance as possible. You'll usually save more and get the car of your choice
- Educate yourself on any cost for mileage limits, fuel policy, and additional drivers. That way you will know the true cost before you book
- Don't rent more vehicle than you'll need. Typically, the smaller the class the lower the rate
Even a little rental car know-how can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental suppliers have outlets in Furman?
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. Scan through the online reviews to help you figure out which meets your needs.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Furman?
That all depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit Furman. If you're having trouble deciding, make sure to look over our chart below. We've compared the most popular categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury or Premium-class||When you deserve the best||Mercedes C-Class, Cadillac XTS, or similar|
|SUV or Minivan||Family getaways where you need the extra room||Ford Escape, Chrysler Town & Country, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want to get the most mpg on their trip||BMW i3, Kia Optima, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Furman?
Typically, the age limit for car rentals in Furman is 21. However, there might be an additional charge if you are under the age of 25 or for higher category cars. Read through the terms to discover what any additional charges is before you book your rental.
Does Furman require rental car insurance?
Insurance is mandatory, wherever you're renting a car. That said, you might already be insured by your credit card or car policies. Keep in mind, these policies might not totally cover your rental, and you'll need to add it to your booking for Furman. Check in advance and, if it's required, you can conveniently include it at checkout.
What is the fuel policy for Furman rental cars?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will need to search for a gas station close to your rental car supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The gas tank will be full when you pick up your car. Use as much fuel as you need and top it off when you return your car at the end. As long as you replace the fuel before returning the car, you won't face any extra fees||You only need to replace the fuel you used. If you only use half of a tank, you'll only have to refill half of a tank, and therefore avoid paying for fuel 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 pay for a full tank upfront and bring the car back with the tank empty. Some suppliers provide a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to verify with them beforehand||There will be no need to go searching for a gas station before you bring back the car||You might pay a higher rate for the tank than you would filling up at a local gas 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 before you bring the car back||You fill the tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll need to find a gas station as soon as you collect the car|
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
Many rental car suppliers offer a range of fuel policies. However, full-to-full is our stand-out choice. 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?
Unlimited mileage is a good choice for anyone who don't want to worry about watching the odometer their whole trip. Just make sure that your policy really provides unlimited miles. Check the details on mileage limits before you book.
Before you drive off
Before you begin on your Furman adventure, make sure you go over a few things prior to leaving the car rental lot. It's important to:
- Check out your car and determine if there is any damage or scratches. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
- 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 driving around a new city
Book your Furman rental car today
When you book with CarRentals.com, you know you can depend on a wonderful vehicle that will result in more extra money to spare. Cash in on cheap deals on your impeccable Furman rental car when you book with CarRentals.com. We'll see you on the road.