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Car rentals in Manteo: All you need to know

A Manteo car rental gives you the opportunity to go where you want, when you want. You can check out all the sights, and even see what the rest of North Carolina has to offer. We've gathered the most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Manteo. Read on to find out how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.

How can I get a bargain rental car in Manteo?

CarRentals.com makes it a breeze to snag the cheapest deals. Simply enter your travel dates and scroll through the variety of car rental companies, pick the top rental locations, and find the best packages Manteo has to offer. You can also:

  • Compare all the deals available
  • Book as far in advance as possible. You'll usually save more and get the car of your choice
  • Learn about any cost for mileage limits, fuel policy, and additional drivers. That way you will know the actual cost before you rent
  • Don't get more vehicle than you'll need. Typically, the smaller the class the lower the rate

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

What rental companies have retailers in Manteo?

From global names like Enterprise and Hertz 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 help you figure out which is best for you.

What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Manteo?

Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this North Carolina metropolis means you're certain to find a vehicle that suits your needs. Some options include:

Car TypeBest forCategory Includes
Full Size SUVThose looking for a little off-road excitementFord Edge, Kia Sorento, Jaguar F-Pace, or similar
Full SizeFamilies with suitcases and a need for spaceInfiniti Q50, Ford Fusion, or similar
Economy CarEasy to park and have great miles per gallonToyota Yaris, Nissan Versa, or similar

What age do you have to be to rent a car in Manteo?

Usually, to rent a car in Manteo 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 the supplier's terms to find any additional fees is before you reserve your rental.

Is insurance required to rent a car in Manteo?

When cruising through Manteo or the rest of the United States, you'll need insurance. Many suppliers require that you show proof of insurance before you rent a car. The majority of countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to purchase interim insurance with the rental agency. Additionally, as a United States citizen, you can also add on Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout.

Although many major card issuers, like Visa and MasterCard, give some coverage, there are usually restrictions. For example, you may not be covered if you get a luxury or larger vehicle. Make sure to check the rental car company's policy before you decide.

What is the fuel policy for Manteo rental cars?

Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Below is a list of the most common ones.

You will need to search for a gas station close to the drop-off location
Policy TypePolicy DescriptionAdvantagesDisadvantages
Full to FullYou'll have a full tank when you collect your vehicle. Use as much petrol as you wish 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 costYou only pay for the fuel you use. If you only use half of a tank, you'll only have to refill half of a tank, and therefore avoid paying for any you don't need. 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 pay for a full tank of fuel upfront and bring the car back with the tank empty. Ask the rental car provider 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 usually pay more for a tank upfront then going to a local station
Empty to emptyYou may not have a full tank when you pick up your vehicle, and you don't need to refill the gas before you drop it back offYou fill the tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump pricesYou'll need to find a gas station as soon as you get the car

What type of fuel policy should I choose?

Many rental car suppliers offer a range of fuel policies. However, the stand-out winner is usually full-to-full. You simply bring the car back with the same amount of fuel you got it with. .

Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Manteo?

If you want to explore all that Manteo and maybe even the rest of North Carolina offers, you are going to want unlimited miles. You can drive as far as you'd like without worrying about additional charges. Review the fine print to be certain they are actually "unlimited."

Tips before you leave the lot

Before you get going on your Manteo adventure, check a few things before you leave the lot. It's worth the time to:

  • Check out the vehicle and be certain 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. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city

Book your Manteo car rental today

Use CarRentals.com to get the best wheels Manteo has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be cruising between the well-known restaurants, renowned landmarks, and all the marvelous sites in Manteo.