Car rentals in Georgetown: All you need to know
A Georgetown car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You can check out all the sights, and even find out what else the rest of Florida has to offer. CarRentals.com has collected the most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Georgetown. Keep reading to discover which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
How can I get a bargain rental car in Georgetown?
You're on your way to finding the best price on your car rental with CarRentals.com. However, you can do a couple things to keep your next booking affordable. You can:
- Compare the rates for a few suppliers on the type of car you want
- Book as far in advance as possible. You will usually get the car of your choice and save more
- Check the fuel and mileage policies. You don't want to be surprised with any additional costs
- Don't rent more vehicle than you need. Commonly, 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 Georgetown?
From budget-friendly brands like Payless and Fox to global names like Hertz and Enterprise, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Scan through the online reviews to get an idea of which meets your needs.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Georgetown?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Florida town means you're certain to find a car that suits your needs. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Groups or Families looking for adventure in the Florida back-country||BMW X3, Ford Edge, or similar|
|Full Size||If you plan on doing a lot of driving and want a comfortable ride||Chevrolet Impala, Toyota Camry, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want to get the most mpg on their trip||Honda Civic, Kia Optima, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Georgetown?
Generally, the age limit for car rentals in Georgetown is 21. But, you may find that there is an added charge if you're under 25 or for higher category rentals in particular. Go over the terms to find what any additional fees is before you book your car.
Is insurance required to rent a car in Georgetown?
Almost all countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to buy additional insurance through rental car company, if you know your insurance won't cover your rental. Otherwise, as a U.S. citizen, you can also book Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout. Although many of the major card issuers, like Visa or Discover, provide some insurance, there are usually restrictions. For instance, you may not be covered if you book a larger or luxury vehicle. Check the policy before you decide.
What is the fuel policy for Georgetown rental cars?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will need to find an open gas station near your car rental supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank when you get your vehicle. Use as much fuel as you wish and top it off when you return your car at the end of your rental period. 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 be paying for any you didn't use. You can shop around for the cheapest prices and you'll only be charged refueling fees or service charges if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You pay for a full tank upfront and bring the car back with the tank empty. Check with the supplier to see if they will refund you for any unused fuel||You won't need to find a fuel station near your rental drop-off location||You might pay more 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 pick up the vehicle, and you won't have to refill the gas before you bring the car back||You fill the tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll have to fill up before you do any serious driving|
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
At CarRentals.com, we advise a full to full policy. You pick up your rental with a full tank, and you will want to return it filled up. For a cheaper rate, it is best to fill up your tank before returning the rental car. Stations close to airports or car rental places tend to have higher prices.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
If you wish to see all that Georgetown and maybe even the rest of Florida offers, you're going to need unlimited miles. You can drive as far as you'd like without worrying about additional fees. Go over the fine print to be certain your mileage is truly "unlimited."
Tips before you leave the lot
Make sure you check out a few things prior to leaving the car rental lot on your Georgetown adventure. It's worth the time to:
- Look over the vehicle and be certain there is no 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 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
- Figure out how to work the radio or entertainment features. It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are driving around a new area
Book your Georgetown car rental today
When you book with CarRentals.com, you can depend on a perfect vehicle that will result in more extra money to spare. Book today to cash in on cheap deals on your ideal Georgetown rental car. See you out here.