Car rentals in Glen Dale: All you need to know
A Glen Dale car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You can check out all the sights, and even find out what the rest of West Virginia has to offer. CarRentals.com has answered the most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Glen Dale. Keep reading to find out the dos and don'ts of renting a car.
How do I get a great deal on a rental car in Glen Dale?
CarRentals.com makes it a cinch to snag the best rates. Simply type in your travel dates and scroll through the list of rental car companies, pick the top rental locations, and find the best offers in Glen Dale. You can also:
- Check the mileage policy to steer clear of any surprise expenses
- Reserve your vehicle as far in advance as possible
- Avoid airport pick-ups; they tend to be more expensive
- Compare weekly and daily rates; you might save more with a longer rental
Even a little rental car know-how can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental suppliers have outlets in Glen Dale?
From global names like Avis and Enterprise to budget-friendly brands like Budget and Thrifty, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the online reviews to get an idea of which one is best for you.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Glen Dale?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this West Virginia city means you're bound to find an automobile that suits your needs. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Premium||Business travelers who want a little luxury as they cruise Glen Dale||Audi A4, Cadillac XTS, or similar|
|Minivan or SUV||If you plan on doing plenty of sightseeing and want a comfortable ride||Dodge Grand Caravan, Nissan Quest, or similar|
|Economy or Compact Car||Easy to park and have great gas mileage||Fiat 500, Nissan Versa Note, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Glen Dale?
Normally, the age limit for renting a car in Glen Dale is 21—the same as it is across the rest of the USA. However, you might need to pay a surcharge if you're under 25. Be sure to read over the rental agreement to find what the exact charge is before you reserve your rental.
Does Glen Dale require rental car insurance?
Insurance is required, no matter where you rent a vehicle. That said, you might already be covered by your existing car or credit card policies. Keep in mind, your policies may not cover you 100%, and you'll have to add it on to your booking. Look into it before you book and, if it is required, you can simply include it at the CarRentals.com checkout.
Are there different fuel policies?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will have to search for a gas station near the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||There will be a full tank of gas when you collect your automobile. You can use as much fuel as you want and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off 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 refill the amount of fuel that you've used. If you only use half of a tank, it's only necessary refill half of a tank, and therefore avoid paying for any you don't need. You won't pay more than local fuel prices and you'll only pay service charges if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll receive the car with a full tank of fuel and return the car with the tank empty. Several suppliers provide a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to confirm with them beforehand||You won't need to find a gas station near your rental drop-off location||The supplier usually charges a higher rate for the fuel than a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You won't have a full tank when you collect your vehicle, and you won't need to refill the gas before you bring the car back||You refill your 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 fuel policy should I get?
Most suppliers provide you a full to full tank policy. At CarRentals.com, we encourage bringing the car back with a full tank. To avoid any added expenses, find a gas station before you bring your car back.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
Unlimited mileage is a good choice for those who don't want to worry about incurring any extra charges with the distance they drive. You will just need to make sure there's nothing else in the small print that could add in extra costs.
Before you leave the lot
Be sure you go over a few items prior to leaving the rental lot on your Glen Dale adventure. It's important to:
- Inspect the vehicle and determine if there is any dents or scratches. If so, write it down on your paperwork
- 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 wipers
- Get comfortable working the navigation and entertainment. It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are navigating a new city
Book your Glen Dale car rental today
When you reserve your car with CarRentals.com, you can count on a wonderful ride that will leave you with cash to spare. Book today to cash in on cheap deals on your ideal Glen Dale rental car. We'll see you around town.