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Car rentals in Gilbertown: All you need to know

You want a great car to take you around Gilbertown whether you're traveling for a business trip or a vacation. See the famous sites around town and park in front of the popular restaurants in Gilbertown. CarRentals.com has gathered your most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Gilbertown. Keep reading to discover the dos and don'ts of renting a car.

Where can I get a bargain rental car in Gilbertown?

You are well on your way to locating the best rate on your car rental with CarRentals.com. But, there are a more ways to increase your savings. Make sure to:

  • Check the mileage policy to prevent any surprises
  • Reserve your vehicle as far ahead of time as possible
  • Avoid airport pick-ups; they usually are pricier
  • Compare weekly and daily rates; you might save more if you rent the car for longer

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

What rental suppliers have retailers in Gilbertown?

From budget-friendly brands like Dollar and Thrifty to global names like Avis and Enterprise, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the reviews to help you figure out which meets your needs.

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

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

Car TypeBest forCategory Includes
LuxuryWhen you really want to go all out on your visit to GilbertownAudi A4, Cadillac XTS, or similar
SUV or MinivanIf you plan on doing a lot of sightseeing and want a comfy rideHyundai Santa Fe, Nissan Quest, or similar
Compact CarWhen saving money and good gas mileage are your top prioritiesChevrolet Spark, Vauxhall Corsa, or similar

What's the age requirement to rent a car in Gilbertown?

Generally, to rent a car in Gilbertown you must be at least 21—the same as it is across the rest of the USA. Additionally, many suppliers charge an extra fee if you are under 25. Be sure to read through the rental agreement to determine what the total will be before you book your vehicle.

Is insurance required to rent a car in Gilbertown?

When cruising through Gilbertown or the rest of the United States, you'll need insurance. Many suppliers need proof of insurance before you rent a car. The majority of countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to buy temporary coverage with the rental supplier. Otherwise, as a United States citizen, you can also add on Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout.

Many major card issuers, like MasterCard or Discover, provide some insurance on your rental, however, there are usually restrictions. For instance, you may not be covered if you get a luxury or larger vehicle. Be sure to check your rental car company's policy before you decide.

What is the fuel policy for Gilbertown rental cars?

Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Here is a list of the typical policies.

You will have to find a gas station near the drop-off location
Policy TypePolicy DescriptionAdvantagesDisadvantages
Full to FullYou'll have a full tank when you pick up your car. Use as much fuel as you need and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the end of your rental period. As long as you replace the fuel before returning the car, you won't face any extra feesYou only pay for the fuel you use. Used a half of a tank? Then you just fill it back up to full. You won't be paying for any gas you didn't use. You can fill up at any station you want and you'll only pay service charges if you don't fill up the tank
Full to empty (pre-paid)You'll pay for a full tank of gas and return the car with the tank empty. Several rental car companies provide a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to confirm with them beforehandYou won't have to find for a gas station before you bring back the carYou usually pay a more expensive price for a tank upfront then going to a local station
Empty to emptyYou may not have a full tank when you collect the vehicle, and you don't have to fill the tank back up when you drop it back offYou refill your tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local pricesYou'll have to fill up before you do any serious driving

What fuel policy do you recommend?

Many rental car suppliers offer a variety of fuel policies. However, full-to-full is our stand-out winner. You simply bring the car back with the same amount of fuel you got it with. .

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

Unlimited miles is a great option if you plan to do a bit of sightseeing or visit several clients all over Gilbertown. You can cruise as much as you want and not incur extra charges. Read over your policy to find out if there are any restrictions.

Tips before you leave the lot

Make sure you check out a few things prior to leaving the car rental lot on your Gilbertown adventure. It's important to:

  • Look over the car and be sure there is no dents or scratches. If so, mark it down on your paperwork
  • Check the trunk to see if the spare is properly 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
  • Get comfortable working the radio or entertainment features. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city

Book your Gilbertown rental car today

Know that you can depend on a wonderful car that will result in more cash to spare when you reserve your Gilbertown rental car with CarRentals.com. Book today to cash in on cheap deals on your perfect Gilbertown rental car. We'll see you around town.