Car rentals in Palmer: All you need to know
A Palmer car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You'll be able to explore all the sights, and even see what else the rest of Tennessee has to offer. CarRentals.com has answered your most popular questions about car rentals in Palmer. Read on to discover the dos and don'ts of car rentals.
How can I find a great deal on a rental car in Palmer?
CarRentals.com makes it a cinch to snag budget-friendly deals. Simply enter your travel dates and go down the list of rental car companies, choose the top rental locations, and find the most wallet-friendly offers in Palmer. You can also:
- Compare the prices of vehicles
- Try to avoid pick-ups or drop-offs at airports, which usually cost more
- Determine ahead of time how much mileage/fuel you may use
- Search and reserve in advance
These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Palmer.
What rental suppliers have outlets in Palmer?
From global names like National and Hertz to budget-friendly brands like Payless and Fox, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the reviews to get an idea of which one is best for you.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Palmer?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Tennessee town means you're bound to find a car that is perfect for you. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury or Premium-class||Business travelers who want a little luxury as they cruise Palmer||Infiniti Q50, Chrysler 300, or similar|
|SUV or Minivan||Family getaways where you need additional room||Toyota RAV4, Dodge Grand Caravan, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want to get the most miles per gallon on their trip||BMW i3, Toyota Prius, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Palmer?
Normally, to rent a car in Palmer 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 read over the supplier's terms to discover any additional fees is before you rent your car.
Does Palmer require rental car insurance?
When cruising through Palmer 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. The majority of countries require driver's insurance. You might be able to purchase additional insurance through the rental car dealer for your trip, if you are concerned your insurance won't cover you while traveling through the U.S. of A. Otherwise, as a U.S. citizen, you can also add on Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com during checkout.
Many major card issuers, like Visa or American Express, offer some insurance on your rental, but there are usually restrictions. For example, they may not cover your rental car if you book a luxury or larger vehicle. Be sure to check the rental car company's policy before you decide.
What are the different fuel policies?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will need to find 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 pick up your vehicle. You can use as much fuel as you like and top it off when you return your car at the rental dealer. As long as you replace the fuel before returning the car, you won't face any extra fees||You only need to replace the fuel you used. Used a half of a tank? Then you just fill it back up to full. You won't be paying for any fuel you didn't use. You won't pay more than local fuel prices and you'll only be charged refueling fees if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You pay for a full tank upfront and bring the car back with the tank empty. Check with the provider to see if they will refund you for any unused fuel||There will be no need to go searching for a gas station before you return your car||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 collect 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 have to get some gas before you go on a long trip|
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
Most suppliers provide you a full to full tank policy. At CarRentals.com, we suggest returning the car filled up. If you want to keep your expenses lower, it is best to fill up your tank before you bring it back. Stations close to airports or car rental places tend to have higher prices.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
Unlimited miles is a good option if you plan to do a little sightseeing or visit a lot of clients all over Palmer. You can drive as much as you want and not incur extra charges. Review your rental agreement to see if there are any limitations.
Before you leave the lot
Before you get going on your Palmer vacation, check out a few things before you leave the lot. It's worth the time to:
- Inspect the car and be certain there is no dents or scrapes. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
- Inspect 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 wipers
- Figure out how to work the radio or entertainment features. It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are driving around a new city
Book your Palmer rental car today
Use CarRentals.com to get yourself the best wheels Palmer has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be going between the highly-rated restaurants, famous landmarks, and all the fantastic sites in Palmer.