Car rentals in Kanawha Falls: All you need to know
A Kanawha Falls car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You can explore all the sights, and even see what the rest of West Virginia has to offer. CarRentals.com has gathered the most popular questions about renting a car in Kanawha Falls. Keep reading to find out which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
How do I get a great deal on a rental car in Kanawha Falls?
We always try to get you the best rate. But, there are a more ways to increase your savings. Be sure to:
- Compare the rates for a few suppliers on the type of car you want
- 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 any additional costs
- Don't get more vehicle than you'll need. Commonly, the smaller the car, the cheaper the rate
Even a little rental car know-how can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental companies have retailers in Kanawha Falls?
From global names like Ace and Enterprise to budget-friendly brands like Budget and Thrifty, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the online reviews to get an idea of which one is best for your next trip.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Kanawha Falls?
That all depends on your needs and what activities you want to do in Kanawha Falls. If you're having a little trouble choosing, be sure to read over the table below. We have compared the most popular categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Families looking for adventure in the West Virginia back-country||Ford Explorer, Kia Sorento, BMW X3, or similar|
|Full Size||Families with bags and a need for space||Toyota Camry, Nissan Altima, or similar|
|Economy Car||Couple or two friends heading to the beach and back||Fiat 500, Nissan Versa Note, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Kanawha Falls?
Typically, to rent a car in Kanawha Falls you must be at least 21. Please note, you may find that there is an additional charge if you are under 25 or for larger or higher category vehicles in particular. Read through the supplier's terms to find what the exact price is before you reserve your rental.
Does Kanawha Falls require rental car insurance?
Insurance is required, wherever you rent a vehicle. However, you might already be covered by your existing car or credit card policies. Keep in mind, your policies may not cover you 100%, and you'll need to add it to your booking for Kanawha Falls. Check in advance and, if it is required, you can easily include it at the CarRentals.com checkout.
What is the fuel policy for Kanawha Falls rental cars?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will need to find an open 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 vehicle. Use as much petrol as you need and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off. Just make sure to refill the tank before you return the car to avoid a refueling cost||You only refill the amount of fuel that you've used. Used a half of a tank? Simply fill it back up to full. You won't be paying for any fuel you didn't use. You can shop around for the cheapest prices and you'll only pay service charges if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll pay for a full tank of fuel and return the car with the tank empty. Ask the provider to see if they'll refund you for any unused fuel||There will be no need to go searching for a gas station before you drop-off your car||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 pick up the vehicle, and you don't need to fill the tank back up when you bring the car back||You refill your tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll need to locate a gas station as soon as you collect the car|
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
Most rental car suppliers provide you a full to full tank policy. We advise bringing it back with a full tank of gas. To avoid any added expenses, fill up your tank before you return the car. Stations near airports or car rental places tend to have higher prices.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
If you plan to explore all that Kanawha Falls and maybe even the rest of West Virginia offers, you're going to need unlimited miles. You can drive as far as you'd like without worrying about additional fees. Read the fine print to be sure your mileage is truly "unlimited."
Before you leave the lot
Be sure you check a few items before you leave the lot. You should:
- Check out the vehicle and determine if there is any damage or scratches. If so, mark it down on your paperwork
- 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 wipers
- Figure out how to work the radio or entertainment features. It's best to limit any unneeded distractions when you are driving around a new city
Book your Kanawha Falls rental car today
When you book with CarRentals.com, you can depend on a great set of wheels that will leave you with extra money in the bank. Cash in on cheap deals on your Kanawha Falls car rental when you book with CarRentals.com. See you around town.