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Car rentals in Live Oak: All you need to know

A Live Oak car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You'll be able to check out all the sights, and even find out what the rest of California has to offer. CarRentals.com has gathered the most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Live Oak. Read on to see which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.

How can I find a great deal on a car rental in Live Oak?

You're on your way to finding the best price on your car rental with us. However, you can remember a couple things to keep your upcoming booking affordable. Be sure to:

  • 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 get the vehicle of your choice and save more
  • Learn about any cost for fuel policy, additional drivers, and mileage limits. That way you will know the actual cost before you rent
  • Don't get more car than you'll need. Generally, the smaller the class the cheaper the rate

Just following even a few of these tips can help you save big on your Live Oak rental car.

What rental suppliers have agencies in Live Oak?

From budget-friendly brands like Budget and Thrifty to global names like Ace and Enterprise, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look 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 Live Oak?

That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what you'll be doing when you visit Live Oak. If you're having difficulty choosing, make sure to look over the chart below. We have compared the most popular types of vehicles for you:

Car TypeBest forCategory Includes
Luxury or Premium-classWhen you need the bestInfiniti Q50, Chrysler 300, or similar
SUVIf you plan on doing a lot of touring and want a comfortable rideDodge Grand Caravan, Nissan Quest, or similar
HybridThose that want to get the most miles per gallon on their tripHonda Civic, Kia Optima, or similar

How old do you have to be to rent a car in Live Oak?

Generally, to rent a car in Live Oak you must be at least 21. But, you may find that there is an added charge if you're under 25 or for higher category cars in particular. Go through the terms to determine what any additional fees will be before you book your car.

Does Live Oak require rental car insurance?

Most countries require the driver to have insurance. You might be able to purchase additional insurance through rental car supplier for your trip, if you know your insurance won't cover your rental. Otherwise, as a U.S. citizen, you can also book Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout. Although many major card issuers, like Visa and MasterCard, offer some coverage, there are usually restrictions. For instance, they may not cover your rental car if you book a luxury or larger vehicle. Make sure to check rental car company'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 find a gas station close to your rental car supplier
Policy TypePolicy DescriptionAdvantagesDisadvantages
Full to FullThere will be a full tank of gas when you pick up your vehicle. Use as much fuel as you wish and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the end. Just make sure to refill the tank before you return the car to avoid a refueling costYou only refill the amount of fuel that you've used. If you only use half of a tank, it's only necessary refill half of a tank, and therefore avoid paying for any 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 fill up the tank
Full to empty (pre-paid)You'll pay for a full tank and return the car with an empty tank. Ask the supplier to see if they'll refund you for any unused fuelYou won't need to find a fuel station near your rental drop-off locationYou might pay a higher rate for the tank than you would filling up at a local gas station
Empty to emptyYou won't have a full tank when you collect the vehicle, and you won't have to refill the gas when you bring the car backYou refill your tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local pricesYou'll need to locate a gas station as soon as you collect the car

What fuel policy should I get?

We usually advise that customers opt for the full-to-full policy. This policy is the most straightforward, and you simply top off the tank before you bring it back.

Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Live Oak?

Unlimited mileage is a good option for anyone who don't want to worry about incurring any extra charges with the distance they drive. Just make sure that your policy really provides unlimited miles. Read the fine print before you book.

Before you leave the lot

Be sure you go over a few things prior to leaving the car rental lot on your Live Oak adventure. You should take time to:

  • Walk around the car and determine if there is any dents or scrapes. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
  • 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, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
  • Figure out how to work the entertainment and GPS (if available). It's best to limit any unneeded distractions when you are driving around a new city

Book your Live Oak rental car today

Use CarRentals.com to get yourself the best wheels Live Oak has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be cruising between the highly-rated restaurants, world-famous landmarks, and all the must-see sites in Live Oak.