Car rentals in Great Mills: All you need to know
A Great Mills car rental allows you 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. We've answered the most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Great Mills. Read on to see the dos and don'ts of booking a rental car.
Where can I find a great deal on a car rental in Great Mills?
CarRentals.com always strives to get you the best price. But, there are ways to get an even lower price on your next booking. Be sure to:
- Read through the mileage policy to prevent any surprises
- Reserve your rental as far in advance as possible
- Avoid airport pick-ups and drop-offs if possible; they tend to be pricier
- Compare daily and weekly rates; you might save more if you rent the car for longer
Even a little rental car know-how can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental companies have retailers in Great Mills?
From budget-friendly brands like Budget and Thrifty to global names like Avis and Enterprise, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Scan through the online reviews to help you figure out which is best for you.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Great Mills?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Maryland metropolis means you're certain to find a vehicle that is perfect for you. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Perfect for families or groups who need a comfortable ride and to fit in all their luggage||BMW X3, Ford Explorer, or similar|
|Full Size||For trips where everyone needs room their bags||Toyota Camry, Nissan Altima, or similar|
|Economy or Compact Car||Easy to park and have great miles per gallon||Fiat 500, Nissan Versa Note, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Great Mills?
Normally, the age limit for renting a car in Great Mills 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 terms to figure out what the total is before you book your car.
Is insurance required to rent a car in Great Mills?
Insurance is mandatory, wherever you're renting a car. That said, you might already be insured by your credit card or car policies. Keep in mind, these policies may not provide 100% coverage, and you'll have to add it to your booking for Great Mills. Check ahead of time and, if it is required, you can simply include it at the CarRentals.com checkout.
What are the different fuel policies?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will need to search for an open gas station near the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank when you pick up your vehicle. You can use as much fuel as you need and top it off when you return your car at the end. If you refill the tank before you return your car, you won't be charged a refueling cost||You only need to replace the fuel you used. Used a quarter of a tank? Then you just fill it back up to full. You won't need to pay for any fuel you didn't use. You won't pay more than local fuel prices and you'll only be charged refueling fees 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. Ask the supplier to see if they will refund you for any unused fuel||You won't need to find a petrol station near your rental drop-off location||You usually pay more for a tank upfront then going to a local station|
|Empty to empty||You won't have a full tank when you pick up your vehicle, and you don't need 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 need to locate a gas station shortly after you collect the car|
What fuel policy do you recommend?
Most rental car companies give you a full to full tank policy. At CarRentals.com, we recommend returning your car filled up. For a cheaper rate, find a gas station before returning the vehicle. Stations near or around airports or car rental places tend to have higher prices.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Great Mills?
If you plan to see all that Great Mills and maybe even the rest of Maryland offers, you're going to want unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Great Mills. Review the fine print to be sure your mileage is actually "unlimited."
Know before you go
Be sure you go over a few things before you leave the car rental lot on your Great Mills adventure. It's important to:
- Inspect your car and be certain there is no damage or scratches. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
- Inspect the trunk to determine if the spare is 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 operating the radio or entertainment features. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Great Mills rental car today
Maybe you're traveling with your partner and kids, or carpooling with co-workers to and from the hotel to the conference center. Maybe you're traveling solo. CarRentals.com has the ideal car that can suit your requirements and not break the bank.