Car rentals in Martinsburg: All you need to know
A Martinsburg car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You'll be able to explore all the sights, and even find out what the rest of Pennsylvania has to offer. CarRentals.com has gathered your most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Martinsburg. Read on to discover how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
How can I get a great deal on a rental car in Martinsburg?
CarRentals.com makes it easy to grab the best rates. Just type in your travel dates and go through the list of rental car suppliers, select the top rental locations, and find the best packages Martinsburg has to offer. You can also:
- Read through the mileage policy to steer clear of any surprise expenses
- Book your vehicle as far in advance as possible
- Avoid airport pick-ups or drop-offs if possible; they tend to be pricier
- Compare daily and weekly rates; you may save more if you rent the car for longer
Even a little knowledge can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental companies have outlets in Martinsburg?
From budget-friendly brands like Dollar and Thrifty to global names like Hertz and Sixt, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the online reviews to help you figure out which is best for your next trip.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Martinsburg?
That all depends on your needs and what activities you want to do in Martinsburg. If you're having difficulty picking the right car, make sure to read over the chart below. We've compared the most popular types of vehicles for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Those looking for a little adventure off the beaten path||Ford Edge, Kia Sorento, Jaguar F-Pace, or similar|
|Full Size||Planning a big trip with a large group of friends or family members||Infiniti Q50, Hyundai Sonata, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want to get the most mpg on their trip||Toyota Prius, Honda Civic, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Martinsburg?
Usually, to rent a car in Martinsburg 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 rental agreement to find any additional charges will be before you reserve your rental.
Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Martinsburg?
When driving around Martinsburg or the rest of the U.S. of A., you will need insurance. Many suppliers need proof of insurance before you rent a car. The majority of countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to purchase interim insurance through the rental supplier. Additionally, as a United States citizen, you can also purchase Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com during checkout.
Although many of the major card issuers, like Visa or American Express, provide some insurance, there are usually restrictions. For instance, they may not cover your rental car if you reserve a luxury or larger vehicle. Be sure to check the rental car company's policy before you decide.
What are the different fuel policies?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will need to search for an open gas station close to the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank when you get your car. You can use as much fuel as you want and top it off when you return your car at the end of your rental period. As long as you replace the fuel before returning the car, you won't face any extra fees||You only need to replace the fuel you used. Used a half of a tank? Then you just fill it back up to full. You won't need to pay for any you didn't use. You can shop around for the cheapest prices and you'll only pay service charges if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You pay for a full tank of gas when you pick the car up and bring the car back with the tank empty. Ask the provider to see if they will refund you for any unused fuel||You won't have to search for a gas station before you drop-off your car||The supplier usually charges a higher rate for the fuel than a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You may not have a full tank when you pick up 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 have to fill up before you go on a long trip|
What fuel policy should I get?
Many rental car suppliers offer a variety of fuel policies. However, full-to-full is our stand-out choice. You simply bring the car back with the same amount of fuel you got it with. .
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
Unlimited mileage is a good option for those who don't want to worry about incurring any extra charges with the distance they drive. 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 on your Martinsburg adventure. It's worth the time to:
- Walk around the vehicle 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
- Inspect the trunk to see if the spare is inflated and the jack and lung wrench are there
- Familiarize yourself with the car. Adjust the mirrors and seats, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Get comfortable operating the entertainment and GPS (if available). It's best to limit any unneeded distractions when you are driving around a new area
Book your Martinsburg car rental today
Know that you can count on a great vehicle that will leave you with extra money in the bank when you book with CarRentals.com. Book today to cash in on cheap deals on your ideal Martinsburg rental car. We'll see you out here.