Car rentals in Martinsville: All you need to know
You need a great car to get around Martinsville whether you're traveling for a business trip or a vacation. See the top sites around the city and pull up in front of the best restaurants in Martinsville. CarRentals.com has gathered your most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Martinsville. Keep reading to discover the dos and don'ts of booking a rental car.
How can I find a great deal on a rental car in Martinsville?
CarRentals.com makes it easy to grab the best rates. Just type in your travel dates and go down the variety of car rental companies, choose the top rental locations, and find the cheapest offers in Martinsville. You should also:
- Read through the mileage policy to prevent any surprise fees
- Book your rental as far ahead of time as you can
- Avoid airport pick-ups; they tend to be pricier
- Compare weekly and daily rates; you may save more if you rent the car for longer
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save big on your Martinsville rental car.
What rental suppliers have outlets in Martinsville?
From global names like Avis and Enterprise to budget-friendly brands like Budget and Thrifty, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the online reviews to get an idea of which one meets your needs.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Martinsville?
That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what you'll be doing when you visit Martinsville. If you're having difficulty deciding, make sure to look over our chart below. We have compared the most popular categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury or Premium-class||When you need the best||Mercedes C-Class, Audi A4, or similar|
|SUV||Families with a lot of bags and a need for space||Dodge Grand Caravan, Nissan Quest, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want a quiet and comfortable ride with great fuel economy||BMW i3, Toyota Prius, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Martinsville?
Normally, 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. If you are under 25, you might also need to pay a surcharge. Be sure to read over the supplier's terms to find what the exact fee is before you book your car.
Do I need insurance to rent a car in Martinsville?
Almost all countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to purchase interim insurance through the rental car company. Otherwise, as a U.S. citizen, you can also add on Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout. Several credit card issuers (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover) will provide some coverage. However, many of them have restrictions, such as not covering bigger vehicles such as premium models or some SUVs. It is best to find out exactly what your credit card will cover and how much before you head to Martinsville.
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 vehicle. Use as much petrol as you need and top it off when you return your car at the end. If you refill the tank before you return your car, you won't be charged a refueling cost||You only refill the amount of fuel that you've used. If you only use half of a tank, it's only necessary refill half of a tank, and therefore avoid paying for fuel 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 when you pick the car up and bring the car back with the tank empty. Many suppliers offer a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to confirm with them beforehand||You won't need to find a gas station near your rental drop-off location||You might pay more for the tank than you would filling up at a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You won't have a full tank when you collect the vehicle, and you don't need to fill the tank back up before you bring the car back||You refill your tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll need to locate a gas station shortly after you get the car|
What fuel policy should I get?
We usually suggest that you opt for the full-to-full policy. This policy is the most straightforward, and you simply top off the tank before you bring it back.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
Unlimited miles is a good choice if you decide to do a bit of sightseeing or visit a lot of clients all over Martinsville. You can cruise as much as you want without incurring extra charges. Read over your rental agreement to discover if there are mileage restrictions.
Before you leave the lot
Before you get started on your Martinsville vacation, be sure you check a few things prior to leaving the car rental lot. You should take time to:
- Check out the vehicle and determine if there is any damage or scrapes. If you notice any, write it down on your paperwork
- Check the trunk to determine if the spare is properly inflated and the necessary tools to change it are there
- 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 operating the entertainment and GPS (if available). You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Martinsville rental car today
Use CarRentals.com to get the best wheels Martinsville has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be driving between the highly-rated restaurants, renowned landmarks, and all the must-see sites in Martinsville.