Car rentals in Glenwood: All you need to know
A Glenwood car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You'll be able to explore all the sights, and even see what the rest of Alabama has to offer. CarRentals.com has gathered the most popular questions about car rentals in Glenwood. Read on to find out how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
Where do I get a great deal on a car rental in Glenwood?
You are well on your way to locating the best rate on your car rental by booking through CarRentals.com. However, there are ways to get an even lower price on your upcoming booking. You can:
- Read through the mileage policy to prevent any surprise expenses
- Book your vehicle as far ahead of time as you can
- Avoid airport pick-ups; they tend to be pricier
- Compare daily and weekly rates; you may 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 Glenwood?
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. Look through the online reviews to help you figure out which one is best for your next trip.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Glenwood?
That all depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit Glenwood. If you're having a little trouble choosing, make sure to go over our chart below. We've compared the most popular types of cars for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Best for families who want comfort and have safety as a top priority||Ford Edge, Kia Sorento, Jaguar F-Pace, or similar|
|Full Size||Need extra room and comfort, but with better handling and gas mileage than an SUV||Hyundai Sonata, Ford Fusion, or similar|
|Economy or Compact Car||Couple or two friends heading to the beach and back||Fiat 500, Nissan Versa Note, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Glenwood?
Usually, to rent a car in Glenwood you must be at least 21. But, there might be an added charge if you are under 25 or for higher category cars. Read over the supplier's terms to discover what the exact price is before you reserve your rental.
Do I need insurance to rent a car in Glenwood?
Most countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to buy additional insurance through rental car supplier, if you think your insurance won't cover your rental. Otherwise, as a U.S. citizen, you can also add on Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout. Several credit card issuers (Discover, American Express, Visa, and MasterCard) will cover your car rental. However, many of them have restrictions, like not covering bigger vehicles like premium models or some SUVs. Be sure to call and find out what kind of coverage is offered before you travel to Glenwood.
What is the difference between all the fuel policies?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will need to find an open gas station close to the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The tank will be full when you collect your car. Use as much petrol as you want and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the end of your rental period. If you refill the tank before you return your car, you won't be charged 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 fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You pay for a full tank of gas upfront and bring the car back with the tank empty. Check with the rental car provider to see if they will refund you for any unused fuel||You won't need to find a gas 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 will not have a full tank of fuel when you collect your vehicle, and you don't have to refill the gas when you drop it back off||You refill your tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll have to get some gas 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 Glenwood?
If you want to explore all that Glenwood and maybe even the rest of Alabama offers, you are going to need unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Glenwood. Read the fine print to make sure they are actually "unlimited."
Before you leave the lot
Before you get started on your Glenwood adventure, be sure you go over a few items before you leave the rental lot. You should:
- Walk around the vehicle and determine if there is any dents or scrapes. If so, write it down on the paperwork
- Inspect the trunk to determine if the spare is inflated and the jack and lung wrench 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 windshield wipers
- Get comfortable operating the navigation and entertainment. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Glenwood car rental today
Use CarRentals.com to get yourself the best wheels Glenwood has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be going between the great restaurants, world-famous landmarks, and all the terrific sites in Glenwood.