Car rentals in Old Washington: All you need to know
An Old Washington car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You can check out all the sights, and even find out what else the rest of Ohio has to offer. CarRentals.com has answered the most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Old Washington. Keep reading to see the dos and don'ts of car rentals.
Where can I find a bargain rental car in Old Washington?
CarRentals.com always tries to get you the best rate. But, you can remember a couple things to keep your upcoming booking affordable. You can:
- Compare vehicle pricing before you book
- Avoid pick-ups and drop-offs at airports, which can cost more
- Determine ahead of time how much fuel/mileage you may use
- Search and reserve in advance
Even a little knowledge can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental companies have retailers in Old Washington?
From global names like Avis and Enterprise to budget-friendly brands like Thrifty and Budget, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Scan 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 Old Washington?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Ohio city means you're certain to find an automobile that suits your needs. 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||If you plan on doing plenty of touring and want a comfortable ride||Toyota Camry, Nissan Altima, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want to get the most miles per gallon on their trip||Toyota Prius, Honda Civic, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Old Washington?
Generally, the age limit for renting a car in Old Washington is 21—the same as it is across the rest of the United States of America. Additionally, many suppliers charge an added fee if you are under 25. Be sure to read over the supplier's terms to find any additional charges is before you book your vehicle.
Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Old Washington?
Almost all countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to purchase temporary coverage through the rental car company. Otherwise, as a U.S. citizen, you can also book Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com at checkout. Many major card issuers, like Visa or American Express, give some insurance on your rental; but, there are usually restrictions. For instance, you may not be covered if you book 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 your car rental supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The gas tank will be full when you collect your automobile. Use as much fuel as you want and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off when you are done. If you refill the tank before you return your car, you won't be charged a refueling cost||You only pay for the fuel you use. 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 pay service 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 providers offer a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to confirm with them beforehand||You won't need to find a petrol station near your rental drop-off location||The supplier usually charges a higher rate for the fuel than a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You won't have a full tank when you pick up the vehicle, and you don't need to fill the tank back up when you bring the car back||You refill your tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll need to locate a gas station as soon as you get the car|
What fuel policy should I get?
Many suppliers offer a range of fuel policies. However, full-to-full is our stand-out winner. 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?
Unlimited mileage is a good option for anyone who don't want to worry about watching the odometer their whole trip. Just make sure that your policy really provides unlimited miles. Read the details on mileage limits before you book.
Tips before you leave the lot
Before you begin on your Old Washington adventure, go over a few things prior to leaving the rental lot. It's worth the time to:
- Inspect your car and determine if there is any dents or scratches. 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 windshield wipers
- Figure out how to work the entertainment and GPS (if available). It's best to limit any unneeded distractions when you are driving around a new area
Book your Old Washington rental car today
Use CarRentals.com to get yourself the best wheels Old Washington has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be driving between the well-known restaurants, famous landmarks, and all the fantastic sites in Old Washington.