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Car rentals in Gaston: All you need to know

You want a great car to get around Gaston whether you're going for a business trip or a vacation. Check out the top sites around the city and pull up in front of the best restaurants in Gaston. We've answered the most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Gaston. Find out how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.

How can I find a great deal on a rental car in Gaston?

CarRentals.com makes it a cinch to snag budget-friendly deals. Simply enter your travel dates and scroll through the variety of rental car suppliers, select the top rental locations, and find the cheapest offers in Gaston. You can also:

  • Take time to compare vehicle pricing
  • Try to avoid airport pick-ups or drop-offs, which usually cost more
  • Determine ahead of time the amount of fuel/mileage you may use
  • Search and book as far in advance as you can

Just following even a few of these tips can help you save on your Gaston rental car.

What rental suppliers have agencies in Gaston?

From budget-friendly brands like Economy and Budget to global names like Avis and Sixt, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Scan through the online reviews to help you figure out which one meets your needs.

What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Gaston?

Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this South Carolina metropolis means you're bound to find a car that is perfect for you. Some options include:

Car TypeBest forCategory Includes
Full Size SUVTo take on any kind of terrain and enjoy great viewsFord Edge, Jaguar F-Pace, or similar
Full SizeIf you plan on doing plenty of driving and want a comfortable rideHyundai Sonata, Ford Fusion, or similar
HybridThose that want a quiet and comfortable ride with great fuel economyHonda Civic, Kia Optima, or similar

What age do you have to be to rent a car in Gaston?

Generally, the age limit for renting a car in Gaston is 21. However, you may find that there is an added fee if you're under the age of 25 or for higher category vehicles in particular. Go over the terms to determine what the exact fee will be before you rent your vehicle.

Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Gaston?

Most countries require driver's insurance. You might be able to purchase 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 United States citizen, you can also purchase Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com at checkout. Many credit card issuers (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover) will offer coverage. However, there may be limitations, like not covering large 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 head to Gaston.

Are there different 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 search for a gas station close to your car rental supplier
Policy TypePolicy DescriptionAdvantagesDisadvantages
Full to FullThere will be a full tank of gas when you collect your car. Use as much petrol as you need 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 costYou only refill the amount of fuel that you've 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 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 confirm with them beforehandYou won't need to find a gas station near your rental drop-off locationYou might pay a higher rate for the tank than you would filling up at a local gas station
Empty to emptyYou may not have a full tank when you collect the vehicle, and you don't need to fill the tank back up before you bring the car backYou fill the tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local pricesYou'll need to find a gas station as soon as you get the car

What fuel policy do you recommend?

Many rental car suppliers offer a variety of fuel policies. However, the stand-out winner is usually full-to-full. 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.

Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Gaston?

Unlimited miles is a good choice if you plan to do a bit of sightseeing or visit several customers all over Gaston. You can drive as much as you want and not incur additional charges. Read over your rental agreement to find out if there are any restrictions.

Know before you go

Before you get going on your Gaston vacation, make sure you check out a few things before you leave the car rental lot. It's worth the time to:

  • Check out the vehicle and make sure there is no dents 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
  • 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
  • Get comfortable working the entertainment and GPS (if available). You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city

Book your Gaston car rental today

Use CarRentals.com to get yourself the best wheels Gaston has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be cruising between the highly-rated restaurants, famous landmarks, and all the amazing sites in Gaston.