Car rentals in Panhandle: All you need to know
You need a great vehicle to get around Panhandle whether you're traveling for a business or pleasure. Explore the top sites around the area and park in front of the popular restaurants in Panhandle. We've collected the most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Panhandle. Keep reading to find out which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
How can I get a great deal on a car rental in Panhandle?
We always strive to get you the best price. But, there are a more ways to increase your savings. Be sure to:
- Compare and contrast all the deals available
- Book as far in advance as possible. You'll 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
- Don't get more car than you'll need. Typically, the smaller the car, the lower the rate
These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Panhandle.
What rental suppliers have retailers in Panhandle?
From budget-friendly brands like Thrifty and Budget to global names like Advantage and Hertz, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Scan through the reviews to get an idea of which one meets your needs.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Panhandle?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Texas metropolis means you're bound to find a car that is perfect for you. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Premium||When you really want to treat yourself on your getaway to Panhandle||Mercedes C-Class, Cadillac XTS, or similar|
|SUV or Minivan||Large groups who want to navigate Panhandle together||Hyundai Santa Fe, Nissan Quest, or similar|
|Compact Car||When saving money and good gas mileage are your top priorities||Ford Fiesta, Chevrolet Spark, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Panhandle?
Normally, the age limit for car rentals in Panhandle is 21. However, you may find that there is an added fee if you are under 25 or for larger or higher category rentals. Go through the terms to discover what any additional fees is before you book your rental.
Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Panhandle?
Almost all countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to purchase temporary coverage through the rental car company. Otherwise, as a United States citizen, you can also book Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout. Several credit card issuers (Discover, American Express, Visa, and MasterCard) will cover your car rental. However, there may be limitations, such as not covering larger vehicles such as premium models or some SUVs. It is best to find out exactly what your credit card will cover and how much before you travel to Panhandle.
Are there different fuel policies?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will need to search for a gas station close to the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank when you collect your car. Use as much fuel as you wish and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the end of your rental period. If you refill the tank before you return your car, you won't be charged a refueling cost||You only need to replace the fuel you used. If you only use half of a tank, it's only necessary refill half of a tank, and therefore avoid paying for fuel you don't need. You can shop around for the cheapest prices and you'll only pay service charges if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You pay for a full tank when you pick the car up and bring the car back with the tank empty. Many suppliers offer a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to confirm with them beforehand||You won't have to search for a gas station before you drop-off 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 pick up the vehicle, and you don't need to refill the gas before you drop it back off||You refill your tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll need to find a gas station as soon as you get the car|
What fuel policy should I get?
We usually advise that customers choose the full-to-full policy. This policy simply means you bring your rental back to the full, and you're all set.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Panhandle?
Unlimited mileage is a good choice for anyone who don't want to worry about how many miles they are driving. Just make sure that your policy really provides unlimited miles. Check the fine print before you book.
Before you drive off
Before you get going on your Panhandle vacation, check a few items before you leave the rental 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 see if the spare is inflated and both the lug wrench and jack are there
- Get familiar with the controls of your car. Adjust the mirrors and seats, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Get comfortable working the entertainment and GPS (if available). You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Panhandle rental car today
Maybe you're traveling solo, maybe you're bringing your partner or kids, or maybe you're carpooling with co-workers to and from the hotel to the conference center. CarRentals.com has the ideal car that can suit your requirements and not break your wallet.