Car rentals in Matheny: All you need to know
A Matheny car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You'll be able to explore all the sights, and even see what else the rest of West Virginia has to offer. CarRentals.com has collected your most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Matheny. Keep reading to see the dos and don'ts of car rentals.
How can I get a bargain car rental in Matheny?
You are on your way to finding the best price on your car rental with us. But, you can do a few things to keep your next booking affordable. Make sure to:
- Compare all the deals available
- Book as far in advance as possible. You'll usually get your vehicle of your choice and save more
- Check the mileage and fuel policies. This way you'll avoid any surprises on your final bill
- Don't rent more vehicle than you'll need. Generally, the smaller the car, the cheaper the rate
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save big on your Matheny rental car.
What rental suppliers have retailers in Matheny?
From budget-friendly brands like Dollar and Thrifty to global names like Avis and Enterprise, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the online reviews to get an idea of which one is best for your next trip.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Matheny?
That depends on your needs and what activities you want to do in Matheny. If you're having a little trouble deciding, be sure to go over the chart below. We have compared the most popular types of cars for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||To take on any kind of terrain and enjoy great views||BMW X3, Ford Explorer, or similar|
|Full Size||If you plan on doing a lot of touring and want a comfy ride||Toyota Camry, Nissan Altima, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want a quiet and comfortable ride||Honda Civic, Kia Optima, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Matheny?
Typically, to rent a car in Matheny 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 extra fee if you are under 25. Be sure to go through the terms to discover any additional charges will be before you reserve your rental.
Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Matheny?
When driving around Matheny or the rest of the U.S.A., you'll need insurance. Almost every supplier requires that you show proof of insurance before you pick up your car. Many countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to purchase temporary coverage with the rental supplier. Additionally, as a United States citizen, you can also purchase Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout.
The major credit card issuers (American Express, Visa, MasterCard, and Discover) will typically cover your car rental. However, many of them have restrictions, like not covering larger vehicles like trucks or SUVs. It is best to call and find out exactly what your credit card will cover and how much before you head to Matheny.
Are there different fuel policies?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will need to find 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 collect your car. You can use as much fuel as you need and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the end. If you refill the tank before you return your car, you won't be charged a refueling cost||You only pay for the fuel you use. Used a quarter 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 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 rental car companies provide 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||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 collect the vehicle, and you won't need to refill the gas before you drop it back off||You fill the 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?
We usually advise that customers 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.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Matheny?
Unlimited mileage is a good choice for travelers 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.
Tips before you leave the lot
Before you get started on your Matheny trip, check a few things before you leave the car rental lot. It's worth the time to:
- Look over your 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
- Make you have a properly inflated spare tire, lug wrench, and jack in the trunk
- 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 radio or entertainment features. It's best to limit any unneeded distractions when you are navigating a new area
Book your Matheny rental car today
Maybe you're traveling solo, maybe you're bringing your partner or kids, or maybe you're carpooling with co-workers to and from the hotel to the conference center. CarRentals.com has the ideal car that can fit your requirements and not deplete your travel piggy bank.