Car rentals in Little Rock: All you need to know
You want a great vehicle to get around Little Rock whether you're going for a business trip or a vacation. Explore the top sites around town and park in front of the best restaurants in Little Rock. We've answered your most popular questions about car rentals in Little Rock. Keep reading to find out which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
Where do I find a bargain car rental in Little Rock?
CarRentals.com makes it easy to grab the cheapest rates. Just type in your travel dates and scroll through the variety of rental car companies, select the top rental locations, and find the best packages Little Rock has to offer. You should also:
- Compare and contrast 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
- Learn about any cost for fuel policy, additional drivers, and mileage limits. That way you will know the total cost before you rent
- Determine what car you'll need for your vacation. Don't get more car than you need
Even a little rental car know-how can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental companies have outlets in Little Rock?
There are around eight rental providers to pick from in Little Rock. You'll find some of the best companies, like Budget. Read through the reviews to help you figure out which one is best for your next trip.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Little Rock?
That depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit Little Rock. If you're having a little trouble picking the right car, make sure to read over our chart below. We have compared the most popular types of vehicles for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury||When you want to travel Little Rock in style||Infiniti Q50, Mercedes Benz CLA, or similar|
|Minivan or SUV||Families with plenty of bags and a need for space||Chrysler Town & Country, Dodge Grand Caravan, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want a quiet and comfortable ride with great fuel economy||BMW i3, Kia Optima, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Little Rock?
Generally, the age limit for renting a car in Little Rock is 21. Please note, you may find that there is an added charge if you're under 25 or for larger or higher category cars in particular. Read over the terms to discover what any additional charges is before you reserve your rental.
Is insurance required to rent a car in Little Rock?
Most countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to purchase interim coverage through the rental car company. Otherwise, as a U.S. citizen, you can also book Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout. Several credit cards (American Express, Visa, MasterCard, and Discover) will offer coverage. However, there may be limitations, like not covering bigger automobiles such as premium models or some SUVs. Be sure to call and find out what kind of coverage is offered before you travel to Little Rock.
What is the difference between all the fuel policies?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will have to find an open gas station close to your rental car supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The gas tank will be full when you collect your vehicle. Use as much fuel as you need 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 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 won't pay more than local fuel prices 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 an empty tank. 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 drop-off your car||You usually pay more 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 collect your vehicle, and you don'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 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, full-to-full is our stand-out choice. It simply means returning the car with the same level of gas as you got it with, so you'll never pay for anyone else's road trips through the Little Rock.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
If you want to check out all that Little Rock and maybe even the rest of Arkansas offers, you are going to want unlimited miles. You can drive as far as you'd like without worrying about additional fees. Read the fine print to make sure they are truly "unlimited."
Before you leave the lot
Before you get going on your Little Rock adventure, be sure you check a few items prior to leaving the lot. You should:
- Look over the car and be sure there is no damage or scrapes. If you notice any, mark it down on the 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 windshield wipers
- Get comfortable working the navigation and entertainment. It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are driving around a new area
Book your Little Rock 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. CarRentals.com has the ideal vehicle that can align with your needs and not deplete your travel piggy bank.