Car rentals in Hamilton: All you need to know
A Hamilton car rental gives you the opportunity to go where you want, when you want. You'll be able to explore all the sights, and even find out what the rest of Missouri has to offer. We've gathered your most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Hamilton. Read on to discover which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
How do I get a bargain rental car in Hamilton?
We always try to get you the best deal. But, there are a more ways to increase your savings. You can:
- Compare daily and weekly rates from all the different suppliers
- Book as far in advance as possible. You'll usually save more and get the car of your choice
- Check the fuel and mileage policies. You don't want to be surprised with additional costs
- Don't get more car than you need. Commonly, the smaller the car, the cheaper the rate
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save big on your Hamilton rental car.
What rental suppliers have outlets in Hamilton?
From global names like Avis and Sixt to budget-friendly brands like Dollar and Thrifty, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the reviews to get an idea of which one is best for your next trip.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Hamilton?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Missouri town means you're certain to find an automobile that is perfect for you. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Premium||If you really want to go all out on your trip to Hamilton||Cadillac, Audi, or similar|
|SUV||Family vacations where you need additional room||Chrysler Pacifica, Dodge Grand Caravan, or similar|
|Economy or Compact Car||Easy to park and have great miles per gallon||Toyota Yaris, Nissan Versa, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Hamilton?
Generally, to rent a car in Hamilton you must be at least 21. But, you may find that there is an additional fee if you are under 25 or for higher category rentals. Read through the terms to discover what the exact price is before you rent your car.
Do I need insurance to rent a car in Hamilton?
Insurance is always needed, wherever you rent a vehicle. Nevertheless, you could already be covered by your existing car or credit card policies. Keep in mind, these policies may not provide total coverage, and you'll have to add it on to your booking. Check in advance and, if it's needed, you can easily add it at the CarRentals.com checkout.
Are there different fuel policies?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will have to find a gas station close to 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. Use as much fuel as you need 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 refill the amount of fuel that you've used. Used a quarter of a tank? Then you just fill it back up to full. You won't need to pay for any you didn't use. You can fill up at any station you want and you'll only pay service fees if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You pay for a full tank when you pick the car up and bring the car back with the tank empty. Some rental car companies offer 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||You might pay more for the tank than you would filling up at 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 fill the tank back up when you drop it back off||You fill the tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll have to get some gas before you go on a long trip|
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. Just be sure you make time to shop for the cheapest gas prices.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
If you plan to explore all that Hamilton and maybe even the rest of Missouri offers, you're going to want unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Hamilton. Review the fine print to make certain your mileage is truly "unlimited."
Before you leave the lot
Before you begin on your Hamilton adventure, check a few things before you leave the lot. You should take time to:
- Walk around the car and determine if there is any damage or scratches. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
- Make you have a properly inflated spare tire, lug wrench, and jack in the trunk
- 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 Hamilton rental car today
Know that you can depend on a wonderful set of wheels that will leave you with cash to spare when you reserve your car with CarRentals.com. Book today to cash in on cheap deals on your impeccable Hamilton car rental. We'll see you on the road.