Car rentals in Preston: All you need to know
A Preston car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You can check out all the sights, and even see what else the rest of Kentucky has to offer. CarRentals.com has answered the most popular questions about car rentals in Preston. Read on to find out which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
Where do I find a bargain car rental in Preston?
CarRentals.com always strives to get you the best price. However, there are ways to get an even cheaper price on your next booking. Make sure to:
- Take time to compare vehicle pricing
- Try to avoid airport pick-ups and drop-offs, which can be more expensive
- Know ahead of time the amount of fuel/mileage you may use
- Search and reserve in advance
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save big on your Preston rental car.
What rental suppliers have outlets in Preston?
From budget-friendly brands like Budget and Thrifty to global names like National and Hertz, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the online reviews to help you figure out which one is best for you.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Preston?
That all depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit Preston. If you're having a little trouble choosing, make sure to read over the chart below. We've compared the most popular types of vehicles for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury or Premium-class||When you really want to treat yourself on your getaway to Preston||Infiniti, Audi, or similar|
|Minivan or SUV||Sizable groups that need room for all their bags||Hyundai Santa Fe, Nissan Quest, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want a quiet and comfortable ride with great fuel economy||Honda Civic, Kia Optima, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Preston?
Normally, to rent a car in Preston you must be at least 21—the same as it is across the rest of the United States of America. However, you might need to pay a surcharge if you're under 25. Be sure to review the rental agreement to discover any additional fees will be before you book your rental.
Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Preston?
Insurance is always required, wherever you rent a vehicle. That said, you could already be insured by your existing car or credit card policies. Keep in mind, those policies may not cover you 100%, and you'll need to add it on to your booking. Check in advance and, if it's required, you can simply include it at the CarRentals.com checkout.
Are there different fuel policies?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will need to find an open gas station close to your car rental supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||There will be a full tank of gas when you get your automobile. Use as much gas as you need and top it off when you return your car. As long as you replace the fuel before returning the car, you won't face any extra fees||You only pay for the fuel you use. If you only use half of a tank, you'll only need to 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 if you don't fill up 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. Ask the provider to see if they will refund you for any unused fuel||You won't need to find a fuel station near your rental drop-off location||You usually pay a higher rate for a tank upfront then you would going to a nearby gas station|
|Empty to empty||You will not have a full tank of fuel when you pick up your vehicle, and you won't need to fill the tank back up when you drop it back off||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 fuel policy do you recommend?
We usually recommend that you choose the full-to-full policy. This policy simply means you bring your rental back to the full, and you're all set.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
If you want to check out all that Preston and maybe even the rest of Kentucky offers, you are going to want unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Preston. Review the fine print to make sure they are truly "unlimited."
Before you drive off
Be sure you check out a few things prior to leaving the rental lot. It's important to:
- Inspect your car and make sure there is no damage or scrapes. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
- Check the trunk to see if the spare is properly inflated and the jack and lung wrench 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
- Figure out how to work the entertainment and GPS (if available). It's best to limit any unneeded distractions when you are navigating a new region
Book your Preston car rental today
When you book with CarRentals.com, you can count on a grand ride that will result in more money to spare. Book today to cash in on cheap deals on your impeccable Preston rental car. We'll see you on the road.