Car rentals in Hico: All you need to know
You need a great vehicle to take you around Hico whether you're going for a business or pleasure. Explore the top sites around town and pull up in front of the best restaurants in Hico. We've collected the most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Hico. Keep reading to see which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
How can I find a great deal on a car rental in Hico?
CarRentals.com always strives to get you the best price. However, to get the most savings on your trip to Hico you can do a few things. Be sure to:
- Compare weekly and daily rates from all the different suppliers
- Book as far in advance as possible. You will usually save more and get the car of your choice
- Learn about any cost for mileage limits, fuel policy, and additional drivers. This way you can make sure you know the actual cost before you book
- Determine the car you'll need for your vacation. Don't get more car than you need
Even a little rental car know-how can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental companies have agencies in Hico?
From budget-friendly brands like Dollar and Thrifty to global names like Ace and Enterprise, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Scan through the online reviews to get an idea of which is best for you.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Hico?
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|
|Luxury||When you really want to treat yourself on your vacation to Hico||Camaro, Chrysler 300, or similar|
|Minivan or SUV||Families with plenty of luggage and a need for space||Toyota RAV4, Dodge Grand Caravan, or similar|
|Economy or Compact Car||Easy to park and have great gas mileage||Chevrolet Spark, Vauxhall Corsa, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Hico?
Generally, to rent a car in Hico you must be at least 21—the same as it is across the rest of the United States of America. If you are under 25, you might also need to pay a surcharge. Be sure to review the rental agreement to figure out what the total is before you reserve your rental.
Do I need insurance to rent a car in Hico?
When driving in Hico or the rest of the United States, you will need insurance. Almost every supplier requires that you show proof of insurance before you rent a car. Many countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to pay for temporary insurance with the rental agency. Otherwise, as a United States citizen, you can also purchase Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com at checkout.
The major credit cards (Discover, American Express, Visa, and MasterCard) will generally cover your car rental. However, many of them have restrictions, such as not covering bigger vehicles like premium models or some SUVs. Make sure to call and find out exactly what your credit card will cover and how much before you travel to Hico.
Are there different fuel policies?
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 your rental car supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank when you collect your vehicle. Use as much fuel as you like and top it off when you return your car. Just make sure to refill the tank before you return the car to avoid a refueling cost||You only pay for the fuel you use. If you only use half of a tank, it's only necessary refill half of a tank, and therefore avoid paying for fuel you don't need. You won't pay more than local fuel prices and you'll only be charged refueling fees if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll pay for a full tank and return the car with an empty tank. Ask the provider 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 a higher rate for a tank upfront then you would going to a nearby gas station|
|Empty to empty||You will not have a full tank of fuel when you pick up the vehicle, and you won't need to refill the gas before 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 type of fuel policy should I choose?
We usually recommend that you choose the full-to-full policy. This policy is the most straightforward, and you simply top off the tank before you bring it back.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Hico?
Unlimited miles is a good option if you decide to do a bit of sightseeing or visit a lot of customers all over Hico. You can cruise as much as you want without incurring added charges. Read over your rental agreement to find out if there are mileage restrictions.
Before you leave the lot
Before you get started on your Hico vacation, go over a few items before you leave the lot. You should:
- Inspect your car and determine if there is any dents or scrapes. 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
- 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
- Figure out how to work the radio or entertainment features. It's best to limit any unneeded distractions when you are navigating a new region
Book your Hico rental car today
Use CarRentals.com to get yourself the best wheels Hico has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be going between the great restaurants, famous landmarks, and all the marvelous sites in Hico.