Car rentals in Hockley: All you need to know
A Hockley car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You can check out all the sights, and even find out what the rest of Texas has to offer. CarRentals.com has answered your most popular questions about car rentals in Hockley. Find out how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
How do I get a great deal on a car rental in Hockley?
We always try to get you the best deal. However, there are a more ways to increase your savings. Be sure to:
- Take time to compare vehicle pricing
- Avoid pick-ups or drop-offs at airports, which typically are more expensive
- Determine ahead of time the amount of mileage/fuel you may use
- Search and reserve as far in advance as you can
Even a little knowledge can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental companies have agencies in Hockley?
From budget-friendly brands like Budget and Thrifty 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 is best for your next trip.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Hockley?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Texas city means you're bound to find an automobile that suits your needs. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Best for families who need a comfortable ride and have safety as a top priority||Ford Edge, Kia Sorento, or similar|
|Full Size||For trips where everyone needs room their luggage||Chevrolet Impala, Toyota Camry, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want to get the most mpg on their trip||Honda Civic, Kia Optima, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Hockley?
Usually, the age limit for car rentals in Hockley is 21—the same as it is across the rest of the United States of America. Additionally, many suppliers charge an added fee if you are under 25. Be sure to go through the terms to find any additional fees will be before you book your car.
Does Hockley require rental car insurance?
Insurance is mandatory, wherever you're renting a car. With that said, you might already be covered by your credit card or car policies. Keep in mind, those policies may not cover you 100%, and you'll need to add it to your booking for Hockley. Look into it before you book and, if it is necessary, you can just include it at the CarRentals.com checkout.
What is the fuel policy for Hockley rental cars?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will have to search for an open gas station close to your car rental supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The gas tank will be full when you collect your car. You can use as much fuel as you want and top it off when you return your car. 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 quarter of a tank? Then you just fill it back up to full. You won't be paying for any fuel you didn't use. You won't pay more than local fuel prices and you'll only pay service charges if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You pay for a full tank of fuel when you pick the car up and bring the car back with the tank empty. Many providers provide a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to confirm with them beforehand||There will be no need to go searching for a gas station before you return your car||You might pay a higher rate 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 pick up your vehicle, and you won't need to refill the gas when you bring the car back||You refill your tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll need to locate a gas station as soon as you get the car|
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
Many suppliers offer a range of fuel policies. However, the stand-out choice is usually full-to-full. 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 Hockley?
Unlimited miles is a good choice if you plan to do some sightseeing or visit several business associates all over Hockley. You can drive wherever you like without incurring additional charges. Make sure to read your policy to discover if there are any limitations.
Before you drive off
Before you begin on your Hockley adventure, make sure you go over a few things prior to leaving the car rental lot. You should:
- Check out the vehicle and determine if there is any dents or scrapes. If you notice any, mark it down on your paperwork
- Inspect the trunk to determine if the spare is properly inflated and the necessary tools to change it 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 windshield wipers
- Figure out how to work the navigation and entertainment. It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are navigating a new city
Book your Hockley rental car today
Use CarRentals.com to get yourself the best wheels Hockley has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be driving between the highly-rated restaurants, famous landmarks, and all the fantastic sites in Hockley.