Car rentals in High Point: All you need to know
A High Point car rental gives you the opportunity to go where you want, when you want. You can explore all the sights, and even find out what else the rest of Missouri has to offer. We've answered your most frequently asked questions about renting a car in High Point. Read on to find out how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
Where can I find a great deal on a rental car in High Point?
CarRentals.com makes it easy to book the cheapest deals. Simply enter your travel dates and go through the list of car rental companies, choose the top rental locations, and find the most wallet-friendly packages High Point has to offer. You should also:
- Check the mileage policy to steer clear of any surprise fees
- Reserve your rental as far ahead of time as you can
- Avoid airport pick-ups or drop-offs if possible; they tend to be more expensive
- 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 agencies in High Point?
From budget-friendly brands like Fox and Budget to global names like Hertz and Sixt, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the reviews to get an idea of which is best for you.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to High Point?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Missouri metropolis means you're certain to find a car that is perfect for you. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury or Premium-class||When you really want to treat yourself on your getaway to High Point||Cadillac, Audi, or similar|
|Minivan||Large groups who want to navigate High Point together||Dodge Grand Caravan, Nissan Quest, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want a quiet and comfortable ride||BMW i3, Kia Optima, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in High Point?
Normally, to rent a car in High Point 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 read through the rental agreement to determine what the total is before you book your rental.
Does High Point require rental car insurance?
When driving around High Point or the rest of the U.S.A., you will need insurance. Almost every supplier requires that you show proof of insurance before you pick up your automobile. Almost all countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to purchase interim coverage with the rental agency. Additionally, as a U.S. citizen, you can also book Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com during checkout.
The major credit card issuers (Discover, American Express, Visa, and MasterCard) will generally cover your car rental. However, many of them have restrictions, such as not covering large vehicles like trucks or SUVs. It is best to call and find out exactly what your credit card will cover and how much before you head to High Point.
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 find a gas station close to your rental car supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||There will be a full tank of gas when you collect your car. Use as much fuel as you want and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off when you are done. 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. 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 can fill up at any station you want and you'll only pay refueling charges if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You pay for a full tank of gas when you pick the car up and bring the car back with the tank empty. Many rental car companies offer a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to verify with them beforehand||You won't need to find a fuel 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 may not have a full tank when you collect the vehicle, and you won't need to fill the tank back up before you bring the car back||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 should I get?
We usually recommend that you opt for the full-to-full policy. This policy simply means you bring your rental back to the full, and you're all set.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in High Point?
Unlimited mileage is a good option for travelers who don't want to worry about incurring any extra charges with the distance they drive. Just make sure that your policy really provides unlimited miles. Read the fine print before you book.
Before you drive off
Make sure you check out a few things before you leave the lot. It's worth the time to:
- Look over the vehicle and be certain there is no 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 navigation and entertainment. It's best to limit any unneeded distractions when you are navigating a new area
Book your High Point rental car today
Use CarRentals.com to get the best wheels High Point has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be going between the highly-rated restaurants, famous landmarks, and all the fantastic sites in High Point.