Car rentals in Marion: All you need to know
A Marion car rental gives you the opportunity to go where you want, when you want. You can check out all the sights, and even find out what else the rest of Mississippi has to offer. We've gathered the most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Marion. Find out which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
How do I get a bargain car rental in Marion?
You're on your way to finding the best rate on your car rental when you use us. But, there are a more ways to increase your savings. You can:
- Compare the prices of vehicles
- Try to avoid airport pick-ups or drop-offs, which typically are more expensive
- Know ahead of time the amount of fuel/mileage you may use
- Search and book in advance
Even a little knowledge can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental companies have retailers in Marion?
From budget-friendly brands like Fox and Budget to global names like Enterprise and Hertz, 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 you.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Marion?
That all depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit Marion. If you're having trouble choosing, be sure to read over the chart below. We've compared the most popular types of cars for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Those looking for a little off-road adventure||Ford Edge, Kia Sorento, or similar|
|Full Size||For trips where everyone needs room their bags||Toyota Camry, Nissan Altima, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want to get the most miles per gallon on their trip||Honda Civic, Kia Optima, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Marion?
Generally, to rent a car in Marion you must be at least 21—the same as it is across the rest of the United States of America. If you are under 25, you might also need to pay a surcharge. Be sure to go over the rental agreement to determine what the exact charge will be before you reserve your rental.
Does Marion require rental car insurance?
Insurance is mandatory, no matter where you rent a vehicle. That said, you might already be insured by your credit card or car policies. Keep in mind, your policies may not cover you 100%, and you'll have to add it to your booking for Marion. Look into it before you book and, if it's needed, you can easily add it at checkout.
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 need to find a gas station near your rental car supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank when you collect your car. You can use as much fuel as you wish and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off when you are done. Just make sure to refill the tank before you return the car to avoid a refueling cost||You only need to replace the fuel you used. If you only use half of a tank, you'll only need to refill half of a tank, and therefore avoid paying for any you don't need. You can shop around for the cheapest prices and you'll only pay refueling charges if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You pay for a full tank upfront and bring the car back with the tank empty. Several suppliers provide a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to confirm with them beforehand||You won't need to find a fuel station near your rental drop-off location||The supplier usually charges a higher rate for the fuel than a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You will not have a full tank of fuel when you pick up the 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 collect the car|
What fuel policy should I get?
At CarRentals.com, we recommend a full tank policy. You should get into your vehicle with a full tank, and you will want to return it with a full tank of gas. If you want to save some money, fill up your tank before bringing the rental car.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
Unlimited mileage is a good choice for travelers who don't want to worry about how many miles they are driving. You will just need to make sure there's nothing else in the small print that could add in extra costs.
Before you leave the lot
Be sure you check out a few items prior to leaving the rental lot. You should take time to:
- Walk around your vehicle and determine if there is any dents or scratches. If so, 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
- Get comfortable working the radio or entertainment features. It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are driving around a new area
Book your Marion rental car today
Use CarRentals.com to get the best wheels Marion has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be going between the highly-rated restaurants, renowned landmarks, and all the amazing sites in Marion.