Car rentals in Lamar: All you need to know
You need a great car to take you around Lamar whether you're going for a business or pleasure. See the top sites around the city and park in front of the best restaurants in Lamar. CarRentals.com has answered your most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Lamar. Find out which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
Where can I get a great deal on a rental car in Lamar?
You're on your way to locating the best price on your car rental with CarRentals.com. But, there are ways to get an even cheaper price on your upcoming rental. Be sure to:
- Compare the prices of vehicles
- Avoid pick-ups and drop-offs at airports, which can cost more
- Know ahead of time the amount of fuel/mileage you may use
- Search and book in advance
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save big on your Lamar rental car.
What rental companies have outlets in Lamar?
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. Scan through the online reviews to get an idea of which one meets your needs.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Lamar?
That all depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit Lamar. If you're having a little trouble deciding, be sure to look over the table below. We've compared the most popular categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury or Premium-class||When you deserve the best||Audi A4, Cadillac XTS, or similar|
|Minivan or SUV||Family trips where you need the extra room||Hyundai Santa Fe, Nissan Quest, or similar|
|Compact Car||Easy to park and have great gas mileage||Ford Fiesta, Chevrolet Spark, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Lamar?
Normally, to rent a car in Lamar you must be at least 21—the same as it is across the rest of the USA. If you are under 25, you might also need to pay a surcharge. Be sure to read the rental agreement to discover what the exact charge will be before you reserve your rental.
Do I need insurance to rent a car in Lamar?
When driving in Lamar or the rest of the United States, you'll need insurance. Many suppliers need proof of insurance before you rent a car. Many countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to pay for interim insurance through the rental supplier. Otherwise, as a United States citizen, you can also book Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com at checkout.
The major credit card issuers (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover) will usually offer coverage. However, many of them have restrictions, such as not covering bigger vehicles like trucks or SUVs. It is best to call and find out what kind of coverage is offered before you head to Lamar.
What is the difference between all the fuel policies?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will have to search for a gas station close to the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The gas tank will be full when you get your automobile. You can use as much fuel as you wish and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the end of your rental period. 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. If you only use half of a tank, it's only necessary 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 pay service fees if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll pick up the car with a full tank and return the car with an empty tank. Some rental car companies offer a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to verify with them beforehand||You won't have to search for a gas station before you drop-off your car||The supplier usually charges a higher rate for the fuel than a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You won't have a full tank when you pick up your vehicle, and you won't have to refill the gas before you drop it back off||You refill your tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll have to get some gas before you do any serious driving|
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
Many suppliers offer a variety of fuel policies. However, full-to-full is our stand-out winner. You simply bring the car back with the same amount of fuel you got it with. Just be sure you make time to shop for the cheapest gas prices.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Lamar?
Unlimited mileage is a good choice for travelers who don't want to worry about incurring any extra charges with the distance they drive. You will just need to make sure there's nothing else in the small print that could add in extra costs.
Know before you go
Make sure you check out a few items before you leave the lot. It's important to:
- Inspect your vehicle and make certain there is no dents or scratches. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
- Inspect the trunk to determine 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 radio or entertainment features. It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are navigating a new area
Book your Lamar rental car today
Maybe you're traveling solo, maybe you're bringing your partner or kids, or maybe you're carpooling with co-workers to and from the hotel to the conference center. CarRentals.com has the ideal car rental that can suit your requirements and not break the bank.