Car rentals in Mclean: All you need to know
You want a great automobile to get around Mclean whether you're traveling for a business or pleasure. Explore the top sites around town and park in front of the best restaurants in Mclean. CarRentals.com has collected your most popular questions about car rentals in Mclean. Keep reading to discover which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
How do I find a bargain rental car in Mclean?
We always try to get you the best deal. However, you can do a couple things to keep your next booking affordable. You can:
- Read through the mileage policy to steer clear of any surprise fees
- Book your vehicle as far ahead of time as you can
- Avoid airport pick-ups; they tend to be pricier
- Compare daily and weekly rates; you may save more with a longer rental
These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Mclean.
What rental suppliers have outlets in Mclean?
From budget-friendly brands like Economy and Budget to global names like Advantage and Hertz, 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 Mclean?
That all depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit Mclean. If you're having trouble deciding, make sure to look over the table below. We've compared the most popular categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Best for families who want comfort and to fit in all their luggage||BMW X3, Ford Explorer, or similar|
|Full Size||For trips where everyone needs room their bags||Infiniti Q50, Hyundai Sonata, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those looking for a fuel-efficient vehicle||BMW i3, Kia Optima, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Mclean?
Normally, the age limit for renting a car in Mclean is 21—the same as it is across the rest of the USA. If you are under 25, you might also need to pay a surcharge. Be sure to read over the rental agreement to discover what the total is before you book your rental.
Do I need insurance to rent a car in Mclean?
Insurance is always required, wherever you're renting a car. That said, your current car insurance may cover you. Additionally, if you pay for the rental in full using your credit card, the card's policy may also insure you. Keep in mind, those policies might not totally cover your rental, and you'll need to add it on to your booking. Look into it before you book and, if it's necessary, you can simply add it at the CarRentals.com checkout.
What is the fuel policy for Mclean rental cars?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will need to search for an open gas station near the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The tank will be full when you pick up your car. Use as much fuel as you like 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 quarter of a tank? Then you just fill it back up to full. You won't be paying for any gas you didn't use. You can shop around for the cheapest prices and you'll only pay refueling charges if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll pick up the car with a full tank and return the car with the tank empty. Check with the provider to see if they will refund you for any unused fuel||You won't have to find 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 won'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 locate a gas station shortly after you collect the car|
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
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?
If you wish to check out all that Mclean and maybe even the rest of Virginia offers, you are going to need unlimited miles. You can drive as far as you'd like without worrying about additional fees. Review the fine print to make sure your mileage is actually "unlimited."
Before you leave the lot
Before you get going on your Mclean trip, check out a few items before you leave the car rental lot. You should:
- Check out your car and make sure there is no damage or scratches. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
- Check the trunk to determine if the spare is properly inflated and the jack and lung wrench 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 Mclean car rental today
Use CarRentals.com to get yourself the best wheels Mclean has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be cruising between the great restaurants, renowned landmarks, and all the fantastic sites in Mclean.