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Car rentals in Occoquan: All you need to know

You need a great vehicle to get around Occoquan whether you're traveling for a business trip or a vacation. See the famous sites around the city and pull up in front of the best restaurants in Occoquan. We've gathered the most popular questions about renting a car in Occoquan. Read on to discover which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.

How can I get a bargain car rental in Occoquan?

You are on your way to finding the best price on your car rental when you use us. However, there are a more ways to increase your savings. Be sure to:

  • Compare the prices of vehicles
  • Avoid pick-ups and drop-offs at airports, which can cost more
  • Determine ahead of time the amount of fuel/mileage you may use
  • Search and reserve as far in advance as you can

Just following even a few of these tips can help you save big on your Occoquan rental car.

What rental suppliers have retailers in Occoquan?

From budget-friendly brands like Budget and Thrifty to global names like Hertz and Enterprise, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the 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 Occoquan?

That all depends on your needs and what activities you want to do in Occoquan. If you're having a bit of trouble deciding, be sure to look over our table below. We have compared the most popular types of vehicles for you:

Car TypeBest forCategory Includes
Full Size SUVPerfect for families or groups who need a comfortable ride and have safety as a top priorityFord Explorer, Hyundai Santa Fe, or similar
Full SizePlanning a big trip with a large group of friends or family membersChevrolet Impala, Toyota Camry, or similar
HybridThose that want to get the most miles per gallon on their tripBMW i3, Kia Optima, or similar

What age do you have to be to rent a car in Occoquan?

Usually, to rent a car in Occoquan you must be at least 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 review the terms to figure out what the total will be before you book your car.

Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Occoquan?

Insurance is always needed, no matter where you're renting a car. That said, your current car insurance may cover you. Additionally, if you pay using your credit card, the card's benefits may also insure you. Keep in mind, those policies may not provide total coverage, and you'll need to add it on to your booking. Check in advance and, if it is needed, you can simply add it at checkout.

What is the difference between all the fuel policies?

Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Below is a list of the most common ones.

You will have to find an open gas station near the drop-off location
Policy TypePolicy DescriptionAdvantagesDisadvantages
Full to FullYou'll have a full tank when you get your car. You can use as much fuel as you want and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off. Just make sure to refill the tank before you return the car to avoid a refueling costYou only refill the amount of fuel that you've used. If you only use half of a tank, it's only necessary refill half of a tank, and therefore avoid paying for any you don't need. You won't pay more than local fuel prices and you'll only be charged refueling fees or service charges if you don't refill the tank
Full to empty (pre-paid)You'll pick up the car with a full tank of gas and return the car with the tank empty. Some rental car companies provide 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 locationYou might pay a higher rate for the tank than you would filling up at a local gas station
Empty to emptyYou will not have a full tank of fuel when you collect your vehicle, and you won't have to fill the tank back up before you drop it back offYou fill the tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local pricesYou'll need to find a gas station as soon as you collect the car

What type of fuel policy should I choose?

We suggest a full to full policy. You receive the vehicle with a full tank. But, if you return the rental with less than the amount you received it with, most companies will charge a premium, and sometimes up to 3X the amount of current gas prices to refill it. For a cheaper rate, fill up your tank before bringing the car rental. Stations near airports or car rental places tend to have higher prices.

Is it worth getting unlimited miles?

Unlimited miles is a great choice if you decide to do a little sightseeing or visit several clients all over Occoquan. You can drive wherever you like and not incur extra charges. Go over your policy to find out if there are mileage limitations.

Before you drive off

Before you begin on your Occoquan adventure, make sure you check out a few items before you leave the lot. You should:

  • Look over your car and determine if there is any damage 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
  • Familiarize yourself with the car. Adjust the mirrors and seats to your liking, and figure out how to turn on the lights and wipers
  • Get comfortable working the radio or entertainment features. It's best to limit any unneeded distractions when you are driving around a new region

Book your Occoquan rental car today

Use CarRentals.com to get yourself the best wheels Occoquan has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be driving between the highly-rated restaurants, world-famous landmarks, and all the must-see sites in Occoquan.