Car rentals in Norman: All you need to know
A Norman car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You can explore all the sights, and even see what else the rest of Arkansas has to offer. CarRentals.com has collected your most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Norman. Read on to find out how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
How can I find a great deal on a car rental in Norman?
CarRentals.com makes it easy to snag budget-friendly deals. Simply type in your travel dates and scroll down the variety of rental companies, select the top rental locations, and find the best packages Norman has to offer. You should also:
- Compare and contrast all the deals available
- Book as far in advance as possible. You will usually save more and get the car of your choice
- Check the fuel and mileage policies. This way you'll avoid any surprises on your final bill
- Decide what vehicle you'll need for your trip. Don't get more car than you need
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save big on your Norman rental car.
What rental suppliers have outlets in Norman?
From global names like Avis and Sixt to budget-friendly brands like Fox and Budget, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the reviews to get an idea of which one is best for you.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Norman?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Arkansas city means you're certain to find a car that is perfect for you. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Families or groups looking for adventure in the Arkansas back-country||Ford Edge, Kia Sorento, or similar|
|Full Size||For big groups that want better fuel economy than an SUV||Toyota Camry, Nissan Altima, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want a quiet and comfortable ride||BMW i3, Kia Optima, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Norman?
Usually, to rent a car in Norman you must be at least 21. However, there might be an additional charge if you're under the age of 25 or for larger or higher category vehicles in particular. Go through the terms to discover what the exact price is before you reserve your rental.
Do I need insurance to rent a car in Norman?
Almost all countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to purchase interim coverage with the rental car supplier. Otherwise, as a United States citizen, you can also purchase Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout. Although many major card issuers, like Visa or American Express, provide some insurance, there may be restrictions. For instance, they may not cover your rental car if you reserve a luxury or larger vehicle. Check the policy before you decide.
What are the different fuel policies?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will have to search for an open gas station near the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The gas tank will be full when you get your car. Use as much gas as you like and top it off when you return your car when you are done. 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 need to pay for any gas you didn't use. You won't pay more than local fuel prices and you'll only pay refueling charges if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You pay for a full tank of fuel when you pick the car up and bring the car back with the tank empty. Ask 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 return your car||You usually pay a more expensive rate for a tank upfront then you would going to a nearby gas station|
|Empty to empty||You won't have a full tank when you pick up your vehicle, and you don't have to refill the gas when you bring the car back||You refill your tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll have to get some gas before you go on a long trip|
What fuel policy should I get?
We encourage a full tank policy. You should get your car with a full tank, and you will want to return it with a full tank. To avoid any added expenses, it is best to find a gas station before you return the car. Stations close to airports or car rental places tend to have higher prices.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Norman?
If you want to see all that Norman and maybe even the rest of Arkansas offers, you're going to want unlimited miles. You can drive as far as you'd like without worrying about additional fees. Review the fine print to be certain they are truly "unlimited."
Tips before you leave the lot
Be sure you check a few things before you leave the car rental lot. You should take time to:
- Check out the car and make certain there is no 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 to your liking, and figure out how to turn on the lights and wipers
- Get comfortable operating the navigation and entertainment. It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are driving around a new region
Book your Norman car rental today
Use CarRentals.com to get the best wheels Norman has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be going between the well-known restaurants, renowned landmarks, and all the amazing sites in Norman.