Car rentals in Kingston: All you need to know
A Kingston 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. CarRentals.com has answered the most popular questions about renting a car in Kingston. Find out the dos and don'ts of renting a car.
Where do I get a bargain car rental in Kingston?
CarRentals.com makes it easy to book budget-friendly deals. Just type in your travel dates and go down the variety of rental companies, choose the top rental locations, and find the best offers in Kingston. You can also:
- Check the mileage policy to prevent any surprises
- Book your car rental as far in advance as possible
- Avoid airport pick-ups or drop-offs if possible; they tend to be more expensive
- Compare weekly and daily rates; you might save more with a longer rental
Even a little knowledge can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental suppliers have outlets in Kingston?
From budget-friendly brands like Budget and Thrifty to global names like Hertz and Sixt, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the reviews to get an idea of which one is best for you.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Kingston?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Missouri city means you're bound to find a vehicle that suits your needs. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Those looking for a little off-road adventure||Jaguar F-Pace, Hyundai Santa Fe, or similar|
|Full Size||If you plan on doing a lot of touring and want a comfortable ride||Hyundai Sonata, Ford Fusion, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want a quiet and comfortable ride||BMW i3, Toyota Prius, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Kingston?
Normally, to rent a car in Kingston you must be at least 21. But, you may find that there is an added charge if you are under the age of 25 or for larger or higher category vehicles. Go through the terms to determine what the exact charge is before you rent your car.
Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Kingston?
Almost all countries require the driver to have insurance. You might be able to purchase additional insurance through rental car company, if you know your insurance won't cover your rental during your trip. Otherwise, as a U.S. citizen, you can also purchase Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout. Although many major card issuers, like MasterCard or Visa, give some coverage, there may be restrictions. For example, they may not cover your rental car if you book a luxury or larger vehicle. Make sure to check car rental supplier's policy before you decide.
What are the different fuel policies?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will have to search for an open gas station near your car rental 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 wish and top it off when you return your car at the end of your rental period. Just make sure to refill the tank before you return the car to avoid a refueling cost||You only need to replace the fuel you used. Used a quarter of a tank? Simply fill it back up to full. You won't be paying for any you didn't use. You can shop around for the cheapest prices and you'll only be charged refueling fees if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll receive the car with a full tank and return the car with the tank empty. Check with the rental car provider to see if they will refund you for any unused fuel||There will be no need to go searching for a gas station before you return your car||You usually pay a more expensive 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 don't have to refill the gas when you drop it back off||You refill your tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll need to find a gas station shortly after you get the car|
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
Most rental car suppliers give you a full tank policy. We suggest returning it with a full tank of gas. If you want to keep your expenses lower, it is best to find a filling station before you return the car. Stations near or around airports or car rental places tend to have higher prices.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Kingston?
Unlimited miles is a good option if you decide to do a bit of sightseeing or visit a lot of customers all over Kingston. You can drive as much as you want and not incur added charges. Be sure to read your rental agreement to discover if there are mileage limitations.
Before you drive off
Before you begin on your Kingston vacation, be sure you go over a few things prior to leaving the car rental lot. It's worth the time to:
- Walk around your car and determine if there is any damage or scrapes. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
- Check the trunk to determine if the spare is properly inflated and the jack and lung wrench 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 radio or entertainment features. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Kingston car rental today
Maybe you're carpooling with co-workers to and from the hotel to the conference center, maybe you're traveling solo, or maybe you're bringing your partner or kids. No matter the situation, CarRentals.com has a car rental that can align with your requirement and not break the bank.