Car rentals in Glenn Dale: All you need to know
A Glenn Dale car rental gives you the opportunity to go where you want, when you want. You can check out all the sights, and even see what the rest of Maryland has to offer. CarRentals.com has answered the most popular questions about car rentals in Glenn Dale. Keep reading to discover the dos and don'ts of renting a car.
Where can I get a great deal on a car rental in Glenn Dale?
CarRentals.com always strives to get you the best price. However, you can remember a few things to keep your upcoming booking affordable. You can:
- Read the mileage policy to prevent any surprise fees
- Reserve your rental as far ahead of time as you can
- Avoid airport pick-ups; they tend to be pricier
- 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 Glenn Dale?
From global names like Avis and Sixt 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 help you figure out which is best for you.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Glenn Dale?
That all depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit Glenn Dale. If you're having trouble choosing, be sure to go over our table below. We've compared the most popular categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Families or groups looking for adventure in the Maryland back-country||Ford Explorer, Kia Sorento, BMW X3, or similar|
|Full Size||Planning a big trip with a large group of friends or family members||Hyundai Sonata, Ford Fusion, or similar|
|Economy or Compact Car||When saving money is a top priority||Toyota Yaris, Nissan Versa, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Glenn Dale?
Normally, to rent a car in Glenn Dale you must be at least 21—the same as it is across the rest of the USA. Additionally, many suppliers charge an added fee if you are under 25. Be sure to read the rental agreement to determine what the exact charge will be before you reserve your rental.
Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Glenn Dale?
Insurance is mandatory, no matter where you're renting a car. With that said, your current car insurance may cover you. Additionally, if you pay using your credit card, the card's policy may also insure you. Keep in mind, these policies might not totally cover your rental, and you'll need to add it on to your booking. Look into it before you book and, if it is necessary, you can easily add it at the CarRentals.com checkout.
What is the fuel policy for Glenn Dale rental cars?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will need to search for a gas station close to the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank when you pick up your car. You can use as much fuel as you want and top it off when you return your car at the end. As long as you replace the fuel before returning the car, you won't face any extra fees||You 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 need to pay 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 refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll pay for a full tank of gas and return the car with the tank empty. Many suppliers provide a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to confirm with them beforehand||You won't need to find a petrol 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 may not have a full tank when you collect the vehicle, and you don't have to fill the tank back up before you drop it back off||You fill the tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll need to locate a gas station shortly after you get the car|
What fuel policy should I get?
Many rental car suppliers offer a range of fuel policies. However, the stand-out choice is usually full-to-full. It simply means returning the car with the same level of gas as you got it with, so you'll never pay for anyone else's road trips through the Glenn Dale.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
Unlimited miles is a great option if you decide to do a little sightseeing or visit several clients all over Glenn Dale. You can drive as much as you want without incurring additional charges. Go over your policy to see if there are any restrictions.
Before you drive off
Make sure you check out a few items before you leave the car rental lot on your Glenn Dale adventure. You should take time to:
- Look over your car and determine if there is any dents or scratches. If you notice any, write it down on the paperwork
- Inspect the trunk to see if the spare is properly inflated and both the lug wrench and jack are there
- Familiarize yourself with the car. Adjust the mirrors and seats to your liking, and figure out how to turn on the lights and wipers
- Get comfortable operating the navigation and entertainment. It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are navigating a new city
Book your Glenn Dale car rental today
Use CarRentals.com to get the best wheels Glenn Dale has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be driving between the great restaurants, world-famous landmarks, and all the must-see sites in Glenn Dale.