Car rentals in Piney Woods: All you need to know
A Piney Woods car rental gives you the opportunity to go where you want, when you want. You can explore all the sights, and even see what the rest of Mississippi has to offer. CarRentals.com has gathered the most popular questions about renting a car in Piney Woods. Find out the dos and don'ts of car rentals.
Where do I get a great deal on a rental car in Piney Woods?
CarRentals.com makes it a breeze to snag the cheapest rates. Simply type in your travel dates and scroll down the list of rental suppliers, pick the top rental locations, and find the best packages Piney Woods has to offer. You can also:
- Take time to compare vehicle pricing
- Avoid pick-ups or drop-offs at airports, which typically cost more
- Determine ahead of time how much fuel/mileage you may use
- Search and book as far in advance as you can
These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Piney Woods.
What rental suppliers have agencies in Piney Woods?
From budget-friendly brands like Economy and Budget to global names like Avis and Enterprise, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Scan through the reviews to help you figure out which one meets your needs.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Piney Woods?
That depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit Piney Woods. If you're having a bit of trouble picking the right car, make sure to go over our chart below. We've compared the most popular types of cars for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury||When you deserve the best||Infiniti Q50, Mercedes Benz CLA, or similar|
|SUV or Minivan||Family vacations where you need additional room||Dodge Grand Caravan, Nissan Quest, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those looking for a fuel-efficient vehicle||BMW i3, Toyota Prius, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Piney Woods?
Normally, to rent a car in Piney Woods you must be at least 21—the same as it is across the rest of the USA. Additionally, many suppliers charge an extra fee if you are under 25. Be sure to read over the terms to discover what the exact rate is before you rent your vehicle.
Do I need insurance to rent a car in Piney Woods?
When driving in Piney Woods 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. Almost all countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to pay for interim coverage through the rental agency. Otherwise, as a U.S. citizen, you can also purchase Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout.
The major credit card issuers (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover) will generally offer coverage. But many of them have restrictions, like not covering larger vehicles like premium models or some SUVs. It is best to call and find out exactly what your credit card will cover and how much before you head to Piney Woods.
What are the different 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 a gas station near your car rental supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The gas tank will be full when you get your car. You can use as much fuel as you like and top it off when you return your car at the end. 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. 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 won't pay more than local fuel prices and you'll only be charged refueling fees or service charges if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You pay for a full tank of fuel upfront and bring the car back with the tank empty. Ask the supplier to see if they'll refund you for any unused fuel||You won't have to search for a gas station before you drop-off your car||You might pay a higher rate for the tank than you would filling up at a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You will not have a full tank of fuel when you collect the vehicle, and you won't have to fill the tank back up before you bring the car back||You fill the 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 type of fuel policy should I choose?
Many suppliers offer a variety of fuel policies. However, the stand-out winner 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 Piney Woods.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Piney Woods?
Unlimited mileage is a good choice for those who don't want to worry about incurring any extra charges with the distance they drive. You will just need to make sure there's nothing else in the small print that could add in extra costs.
Before you drive off
Make sure you check out a few items prior to leaving the lot on your Piney Woods adventure. You should take time to:
- Walk around the vehicle and determine if there is any 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 inflated and the necessary tools to change it 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 windshield wipers
- Get comfortable operating the navigation and entertainment. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Piney Woods rental car today
Use CarRentals.com to get yourself the best wheels Piney Woods has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be going between the great restaurants, world-famous landmarks, and all the terrific sites in Piney Woods.