Car rentals in Luray: All you need to know
A Luray car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You'll be able to explore all the sights, and even see what else the rest of South Carolina has to offer. We've collected your most popular questions about renting a car in Luray. Find out which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
Where can I find a bargain car rental in Luray?
CarRentals.com makes it a breeze to grab budget-friendly rates. Simply enter your travel dates and go down the variety of rental companies, choose the top rental locations, and find the most wallet-friendly packages Luray has to offer. You should also:
- Read the mileage policy to avoid any surprises
- Book your vehicle as far in advance as possible
- Avoid airport pick-ups; they tend to be pricier
- Compare daily and weekly rates; you may save more with a longer rental
Even a little rental car know-how can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental companies have retailers in Luray?
From budget-friendly brands like Fox and Budget to global names like Ace and Enterprise, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the online reviews to get an idea of which meets your needs.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Luray?
That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what activities you want to do in Luray. If you're having difficulty deciding, be sure to go over our chart below. We have compared the most popular categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Those looking for a little adventure off the beaten path||BMW X3, Ford Edge, or similar|
|Full Size||Planning a big trip with a large group of friends or family members||Chevrolet Impala, Toyota Camry, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want a quiet and comfortable ride||Honda Civic, Kia Optima, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Luray?
Generally, to rent a car in Luray you must be at least 21—the same as it is across the rest of the United States of America. However, you might need to pay a surcharge if you're under 25. Be sure to read over the rental agreement to determine what the exact charge is before you book your rental.
Is insurance required to rent a car in Luray?
Insurance is always required, wherever you're renting a car. With that said, you might already be covered by your credit card or car policies. Keep in mind, these policies might not totally cover your rental, and you'll have to add it to your booking for Luray. Look into it before you book and, if it's necessary, you can simply include it at checkout.
What is the fuel policy for Luray rental cars?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will have to find 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 pick up your automobile. You can use as much fuel as you want 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? Then you just fill it back up to full. You won't be paying for any fuel you didn't use. You can fill up at any station you want 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 get the car with a full tank of gas and return the car with the tank empty. Many providers offer a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to verify with them beforehand||You won't need to find a fuel station near your rental drop-off location||You usually pay a higher 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 need to refill the gas before you drop it back off||You fill the tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll have to fill up before you go on a long trip|
What fuel policy should I get?
We usually suggest that customers opt for the full-to-full policy. This policy simply means you bring your rental back to the full, and you're all set.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Luray?
Unlimited miles is a good option if you plan to do a little sightseeing or visit several customers all over Luray. You can cruise as much as you like and not incur added charges. Review your policy to discover if there are mileage restrictions.
Know before you go
Make sure you go over a few items before you leave the rental lot. It's important to:
- Look over your car and determine if there is any dents or scrapes. If you notice any, 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, 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 unnecessary distractions when you are navigating a new city
Book your Luray rental car today
Maybe you're traveling with your partner and kids, or carpooling with co-workers to and from the hotel to the conference center. Maybe you're traveling solo. CarRentals.com has the ideal car that can suit your needs and not deplete your travel fund.