Car rentals in Martinsville: All you need to know
You want a great vehicle to get around Martinsville whether you're going for a business trip or a vacation. See the famous sites around the city and park in front of the popular restaurants in Martinsville. We've collected your most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Martinsville. Read on to find out which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
Where do I find a great deal on a rental car in Martinsville?
We always try to get you the best deal. But, there are a more ways to increase your savings. Be sure to:
- 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. This way you will know the true cost before you book
- Don't get more vehicle than you'll need. Commonly, the smaller the class the cheaper the rate
These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Martinsville.
What rental companies have outlets in Martinsville?
From budget-friendly brands like Payless and Fox to global names like National and Hertz, 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 type of rental car should I get for my trip to Martinsville?
That all depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit Martinsville. If you're having difficulty deciding, make sure to look over the table below. We have compared the most popular categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Premium||Everyone who wants to travel Martinsville in style||Cadillac XTS, Infiniti Q50, or similar|
|Minivan or SUV||Large groups who want to navigate Martinsville together||Chrysler Town & Country, Dodge Grand Caravan, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those looking for a fuel-efficient vehicle||BMW i3, Kia Optima, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Martinsville?
Usually, to rent a car in Martinsville you must be at least 21—the same as it is across the rest of the United States of America. Additionally, many suppliers charge an added fee if you are under 25. Be sure to read over the supplier's terms to determine what the total will be before you rent your vehicle.
Do I need insurance to rent a car in Martinsville?
Most countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to purchase additional insurance through rental car company for your trip, if you know your insurance won't cover your rental. Otherwise, as a U.S. citizen, you can also purchase Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com at checkout. Several credit cards (MasterCard, Visa, American Express, and Discover) will offer coverage. But there may be limitations, such as not covering large automobiles such as premium models or some SUVs. It is best to call and find out exactly what your credit card will cover and how much before you travel to Martinsville.
What is the difference between all the fuel policies?
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 near the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||There will be a full tank of gas when you get your automobile. 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. 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? Simply fill it back up to full. You won't be paying for any gas you didn't use. You can fill up at any station you want 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. Several suppliers offer a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to check with them beforehand||You won't need to find a petrol station near your rental drop-off location||You usually pay a higher price for a tank upfront then going to a local station|
|Empty to empty||You will not have a full tank of fuel when you pick up your vehicle, and you won't have to refill the gas when you drop it back off||You refill your tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll have to get some gas before you do any serious driving|
What fuel policy should I get?
We recommend a full to full policy. You pick up your rental with a full tank, and you should return it topped off. If you want to keep your expenses lower, it is best to fill up your tank before you bring it back. Stations near airports or car rental places tend to have higher prices.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Martinsville?
Unlimited miles is a great option if you plan to do a little sightseeing or visit a lot of business associates all over Martinsville. You can cruise as much as you like and not incur extra charges. Be sure to read your rental agreement to find out if there are any restrictions.
Tips before you leave the lot
Before you begin on your Martinsville adventure, go over a few items before you leave the car rental lot. It's important to:
- Inspect your car and determine if there is any dents or scrapes. If you notice any, write it down on your paperwork
- Inspect the trunk to see if the spare is inflated and both the lug wrench and jack are there
- Get familiar with the controls of your 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). You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Martinsville car rental today
Use CarRentals.com to get the best wheels Martinsville has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be going between the great restaurants, famous landmarks, and all the must-see sites in Martinsville.