Car rentals in Mathews: All you need to know
A Mathews car rental gives you the opportunity to go where you want, when you want. You'll be able to explore all the sights, and even find out what else the rest of Alabama has to offer. CarRentals.com has collected the most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Mathews. Read on to see which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
How can I get a great deal on a car rental in Mathews?
You're on your way to finding the best price on your car rental with us. But, you can remember a few things to keep your next rental affordable. You can:
- Compare the rates for a few suppliers on the type of car you want
- Book as far in advance as possible. You'll usually get your car of your choice and save more
- Check the fuel and mileage policies. This way you'll avoid any surprises on your final bill
- Don't get more vehicle than you'll need. Normally, the smaller the car, the lower the rate
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save on your Mathews rental car.
What rental companies have outlets in Mathews?
From budget-friendly brands like Thrifty and Budget to global names like Avis and Enterprise, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the online reviews to help you figure out which one is best for your next trip.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Mathews?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Alabama metropolis means you're certain to find a vehicle that is perfect for you. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Those looking for a little adventure off the beaten path||BMW X3, Ford Explorer, or similar|
|Full Size||For trips where everyone needs room their bags||Chevrolet Impala, Toyota Camry, 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 Mathews?
Generally, to rent a car in Mathews you must be at least 21. However, there might be an additional charge if you are under the age of 25 or for higher category rentals. Read over the terms to discover what any additional fees will be before you book your rental.
Is insurance required to rent a car in Mathews?
When driving around Mathews or the rest of the U.S. of A., you'll need insurance. Many suppliers require that you show proof of insurance before you rent a car. Almost all countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to buy additional insurance through the rental car dealer for your trip, if you are concerned your insurance won't cover you while traveling through the U.S.A.. Moreover, as a United States citizen, you can also purchase Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com at checkout.
The major credit cards (American Express, Visa, MasterCard, and Discover) will typically offer coverage. But many of them have restrictions, like not covering bigger vehicles like trucks or SUVs. It is best to call and find out what kind of coverage is offered before you travel to Mathews.
What is the fuel policy for Mathews rental cars?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will have to search for a gas station near your rental car supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||There will be a full tank of gas when you collect your car. You can use as much fuel as you want and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off 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 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 fuel you didn't use. You can fill up at any station you want and you'll only pay service fees if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll pay for a full tank and return the car with the tank empty. Ask the provider to see if they will refund you for any unused fuel||You won't need to find a fuel station near your rental drop-off location||You might pay a higher rate for the tank than you would filling up at a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You will not have a full tank of fuel when you collect your vehicle, and you don't need to fill the tank back up when you bring the car back||You fill the tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll need to find a gas station shortly after you get the car|
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. Just be sure you make time to shop for the cheapest gas prices.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
If you plan to check out all that Mathews and maybe even the rest of Alabama offers, you're going to need unlimited miles. You can drive as far as you'd like without worrying about additional charges. Read the fine print to be sure they are truly "unlimited."
Before you leave the lot
Before you get started on your Mathews adventure, check out a few items prior to leaving the lot. You should take time to:
- Walk around your vehicle and be certain there is no dents or scrapes. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
- Check the trunk to see if the spare is properly inflated and the necessary tools to change it are there
- Get familiar with the controls of your car. Adjust the mirrors and seats to your liking, and figure out 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 Mathews car rental today
Use CarRentals.com to get the best wheels Mathews has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be cruising between the well-known restaurants, world-famous landmarks, and all the amazing sites in Mathews.