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Car rentals in North Wilkesboro: All you need to know

You want a great vehicle to get around North Wilkesboro whether you're going for a business or pleasure. See the top sites around the region and park in front of the best restaurants in North Wilkesboro. We've answered your most popular questions about renting a car in North Wilkesboro. Keep reading to see which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.

Where can I get a great deal on a car rental in North Wilkesboro?

CarRentals.com makes it a cinch to grab the cheapest rates. Simply type in your travel dates and go through the variety of rental car suppliers, choose the top rental locations, and find the cheapest offers in North Wilkesboro. You should also:

  • Read through the mileage policy to steer clear of any surprises
  • Reserve your car 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 North Wilkesboro rental car.

What rental companies have retailers in North Wilkesboro?

From global names like Enterprise and Sixt to budget-friendly brands like Thrifty and Budget, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the online reviews to get an idea of which is best for your next trip.

What type of rental car should I get for my trip to North Wilkesboro?

That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what you'll be doing when you visit North Wilkesboro. If you're having difficulty picking the right car, make sure to read over the table below. We have compared the most popular vehicle categories for you:

Car TypeBest forCategory Includes
Full Size SUVTo take on any kind of terrain and sightseeingFord Edge, Jaguar F-Pace, or similar
Full SizeFor large groups that want better fuel economy than an SUVToyota Camry, Nissan Altima, or similar
HybridThose looking for a fuel-efficient vehicleBMW i3, Kia Optima, or similar

How old do you have to be to rent a car in North Wilkesboro?

Normally, to rent a car in North Wilkesboro you must be at least 21. However, you may find that there is an additional charge if you're under the age of 25 or for larger or higher category rentals. Read through the supplier's terms to determine what the exact price is before you book your rental.

Is insurance required to rent a car in North Wilkesboro?

When cruising through North Wilkesboro or the rest of the U.S.A., you will need insurance. Many suppliers require that you show proof of insurance before you rent a car. Most countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to purchase temporary coverage through the rental agency. Additionally, as a United States citizen, you can also purchase Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com at checkout.

The major credit card issuers (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover) will typically provide some coverage. But many of them have restrictions, such as not covering large vehicles like trucks or SUVs. It is best to find out exactly what your credit card will cover and how much before you head to North Wilkesboro.

What are the different fuel policies?

Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Below is a list of the most common ones.

You will need to search for a gas station close to your rental car supplier
Policy TypePolicy DescriptionAdvantagesDisadvantages
Full to FullYou'll have a full tank when you get your car. Use as much fuel as you like and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the rental dealer. If you refill the tank before you return your car, you won't be charged a refueling costYou only pay for the fuel you use. If you only use half of a tank, you'll only have to refill half of a tank, and therefore avoid paying for any you don't need. You can shop around for the cheapest 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 upfront and bring the car back with the tank empty. Some rental car companies offer a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to confirm with them beforehandYou won't need to find a fuel station near your rental drop-off locationThe supplier usually charges a higher rate for the fuel than a local gas station
Empty to emptyYou won't have a full tank when you pick up the vehicle, and you don't have to refill the gas before you drop it back offYou fill the tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local pricesYou'll need to locate a gas station as soon as you collect the car

What type of fuel policy should I choose?

Many suppliers offer a range of fuel policies. However, the stand-out choice is usually full-to-full. It simply means returning the car with the same level of gas as you got it with, so you'll never pay for anyone else's road trips through the North Wilkesboro.

Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in North Wilkesboro?

If you wish to see all that North Wilkesboro and maybe even the rest of North Carolina offers, you're going to want unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over North Wilkesboro. Go over the fine print to make certain they are actually "unlimited."

Before you drive off

Before you begin on your North Wilkesboro adventure, be sure you check a few items before you leave the lot. It's important to:

  • Walk around the vehicle and be sure there is no damage or scrapes. If so, mark it down on the paperwork
  • Check the trunk to see if the spare is inflated and the jack and lung wrench 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 wipers
  • Get comfortable working the navigation and entertainment. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city

Book your North Wilkesboro car rental today

Use CarRentals.com to get yourself the best wheels North Wilkesboro has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be cruising between the well-known restaurants, world-famous landmarks, and all the must-see sites in North Wilkesboro.