Car rentals in Georgetown: All you need to know
You need a great automobile to take you around Georgetown whether you're going for a business trip or a vacation. Check out the famous sites around town and pull up in front of the best restaurants in Georgetown. CarRentals.com has gathered the most popular questions about car rentals in Georgetown. Read on to discover which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
Where can I get a great deal on a car rental in Georgetown?
You're on your way to finding the best deal on your car rental with CarRentals.com. But, there are ways to get an even cheaper price on your upcoming booking. Make sure to:
- Compare the prices of vehicles
- Avoid airport pick-ups or drop-offs, which usually cost more
- Know ahead of time the amount of fuel/mileage you may use
- Search and book in advance
Even a little knowledge can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental companies have agencies in Georgetown?
From budget-friendly brands like Thrifty and Budget to global names like Enterprise and Sixt, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Scan through the online reviews to get an idea of which is best for your next trip.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Georgetown?
That all depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit Georgetown. If you're having difficulty picking the right car, make sure to look over our table below. We have compared the most popular categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||To take on any kind of terrain and sightseeing||Ford Explorer, Kia Sorento, BMW X3, or similar|
|Full Size||For trips where everyone needs room their luggage||Chevrolet Impala, Toyota Camry, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those looking for a fuel-efficient vehicle||Honda Civic, Kia Optima, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Georgetown?
Normally, to rent a car in Georgetown you must be at least 21—the same as it is across the rest of the United States of America. However, you might need to pay a surcharge if you're under 25. Be sure to review the rental agreement to figure out any additional fees is before you rent your car.
Is insurance required to rent a car in Georgetown?
Insurance is always required, no matter where you're renting a car. However, your current car insurance may cover you. Additionally, if you pay using your credit card, the card's benefits may also insure you. Keep in mind, these policies might not totally cover your rental, and you'll have to add it to your booking for Georgetown. Look into it before you book and, if it is needed, you can conveniently add it at checkout.
What is the fuel policy for Georgetown rental cars?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will have 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 get your car. Use as much fuel as you like and top it off when you return your car when you are done. 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. Used a half of a tank? Simply fill it back up to full. You won't need to pay for any you didn't use. 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 get the car with a full tank and return the car with the tank empty. Several providers 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 drop-off your car||You usually pay a higher rate for a tank upfront then you would going to a nearby gas station|
|Empty to empty||You won't have a full tank when you collect the vehicle, and you don't need to refill the gas before you bring the car back||You refill your tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll have to fill up before you go on a long trip|
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
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 Georgetown?
If you wish to see all that Georgetown and maybe even the rest of Connecticut offers, you're going to need unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Georgetown. Review the fine print to be sure they are truly "unlimited."
Before you leave the lot
Before you begin on your Georgetown vacation, make sure you check out a few items prior to leaving the rental lot. It's important to:
- Look over the vehicle and determine if there is any dents or scratches. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
- Check the trunk to determine if the spare is inflated and both the lug wrench and jack 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
- Get comfortable operating the radio or entertainment features. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Georgetown car rental today
When you book with CarRentals.com, you know you can count on a perfect set of wheels that will leave you with extra cash in the bank. Book today to cash in on cheap deals on your perfect Georgetown rental car. We'll see you around town.