Car rentals in Jamestown: All you need to know
A Jamestown car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You'll be able to explore all the sights, and even see what the rest of New Mexico has to offer. We've answered the most popular questions about renting a car in Jamestown. Keep reading to find out how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
Where can I find a bargain rental car in Jamestown?
CarRentals.com makes it easy to grab budget-friendly deals. Just enter your travel dates and scroll through the list of rental suppliers, pick the top rental locations, and find the best offers in Jamestown. You should also:
- Compare daily and weekly 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
- Check the mileage and fuel policies. You don't want to be surprised with added costs
- Decide the vehicle you'll need for your drive. Don't get more car than you need
These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Jamestown.
What rental suppliers have agencies in Jamestown?
From budget-friendly brands like Fox and Budget to global names like Advantage and Hertz, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the reviews to help you figure out which is best for your next trip.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Jamestown?
That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what activities you want to do in Jamestown. If you're having a bit of trouble deciding, be sure to look over our chart below. We've compared the most popular categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury or Premium-class||When you want to travel Jamestown in style||Camaro, Chrysler 300, or similar|
|Minivan or SUV||Large groups who want to navigate Jamestown together||Jeep Grand Cherokee, Nissan Quest, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want to get the most miles per gallon on their trip||BMW i3, Toyota Prius, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Jamestown?
Generally, to rent a car in Jamestown you must be at least 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 through the rental agreement to find any additional charges is before you reserve your rental.
Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Jamestown?
Insurance is always required, no matter where you're renting a car. However, your current car insurance may cover you. Additionally, if you pay for the rental in full using your credit card, the card's policy may also insure you. Keep in mind, your policies might not totally cover your rental, and you'll have to add it to your booking for Jamestown. Check ahead of time and, if it is needed, you can just include it at checkout.
What is the fuel policy for Jamestown rental cars?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will need 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 pick up your vehicle. You can use as much fuel as you need and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off. If you refill the tank before you return your car, you won't be charged a refueling cost||You only refill the amount of fuel that you've used. If you only use half of a tank, you'll only need to refill half of a tank, and therefore avoid paying for fuel you don't need. You can fill up at any station you want and you'll only be charged refueling fees or service charges if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll pay for a full tank and return the car with the tank empty. Ask the rental car provider to see if they'll refund you for any unused fuel||You won't need to find a gas station near your rental drop-off location||You usually pay a more expensive price for a tank upfront then going to a local station|
|Empty to empty||You may not have a full tank when you pick up the vehicle, and you don'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 fill up before you go on a long trip|
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
We usually suggest that you choose 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 Jamestown?
Unlimited miles is a good choice if you decide to do a bit of sightseeing or visit several customers all over Jamestown. You can cruise wherever you like without incurring extra charges. Go over your policy to discover if there are any restrictions.
Tips before you leave the lot
Before you get going on your Jamestown vacation, go over a few items prior to leaving the rental lot. It's important to:
- Walk around your vehicle and be sure there is no damage or scrapes. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
- Inspect the trunk to see if the spare is inflated and the necessary tools to change it are there
- Familiarize yourself with the car. Adjust the mirrors and seats, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Figure out how to work the entertainment and GPS (if available). You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Jamestown 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 rental that can align with your needs and not deplete your travel piggy bank.