Car rentals in Putnam: All you need to know
A Putnam car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You'll be able to check out all the sights, and even see what the rest of Texas has to offer. We've gathered the most popular questions about renting a car in Putnam. Read on to find out the dos and don'ts of car rentals.
How do I get a bargain car rental in Putnam?
We always try to get you the best rate. But, you can try to do a couple things to keep your upcoming booking affordable. You can:
- Compare and contrast all the deals available
- Book as far in advance as possible. You will usually get your car of your choice and save more
- Learn about any cost for fuel policy, additional drivers, and mileage limits. That way you can make sure you know the true cost before you book
- Decide what vehicle you'll need for your trip. Don't get more car than you need
These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Putnam.
What rental suppliers have outlets in Putnam?
From budget-friendly brands like Economy and Budget to global names like Ace and Enterprise, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the reviews to help you figure out which one is best for you.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Putnam?
That depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit Putnam. If you're having trouble choosing, be sure to go over the chart below. We have compared the most popular types of vehicles for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Premium||Everyone who wants to travel Putnam in style||Cadillac, Audi, or similar|
|Minivan or SUV||If you plan on doing plenty of exploring and want a comfortable ride||Toyota RAV4, Dodge Grand Caravan, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want a quiet and comfortable ride with terrific miles per gallon||BMW i3, Kia Optima, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Putnam?
Usually, to rent a car in Putnam you must be at least 21. However, you may find that there is an added fee if you are under the age of 25 or for larger or higher category cars. Read over the terms to discover what the exact price will be before you rent your vehicle.
Is insurance required to rent a car in Putnam?
When driving in Putnam or the rest of the U.S.A., you will need insurance. Almost every supplier requires that you show proof of insurance before you pick up your car. Almost all countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to buy interim coverage through the rental supplier. Additionally, as a U.S. citizen, you can also add on Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com during checkout.
The major credit card issuers (Discover, American Express, Visa, and MasterCard) will usually cover your car rental. But many of them have restrictions, such as not covering large vehicles like premium models or some SUVs. Make sure to call and find out exactly what your credit card will cover and how much before you travel to Putnam.
What is the fuel policy for Putnam rental cars?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will need to search for a gas station near the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank when you get your vehicle. Use as much fuel as you need and top it off when you return your car at the end of your rental period. 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? Simply fill it back up to full. You won't be paying for any you didn't use. You can shop around for the cheapest 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 when you pick the car up and bring the car back with the tank empty. Ask the supplier 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||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 won't need to refill the gas when you bring the car back||You fill the tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll have to fill up before you go on a long trip|
What fuel policy do you recommend?
Most rental car suppliers give you a full tank policy. At CarRentals.com, we advise returning it with a full tank of gas. To avoid any added expenses, it is best to find a filling station before bringing the vehicle. Stations near airports or car rental places tend to have higher prices.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Putnam?
Unlimited miles is a good option if you plan to do a little sightseeing or visit a lot of business associates all over Putnam. You can cruise as much as you want and not incur additional charges. Go over your policy to see if there are any restrictions.
Know before you go
Make sure you go over a few things prior to leaving the car rental lot. It's worth the time to:
- Look over your vehicle and determine if there is any damage or scrapes. If you notice any, mark it down on your paperwork
- Inspect the trunk to determine if the spare is properly inflated and the necessary tools to change it are there
- Get familiar with the controls of your 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 navigation and entertainment. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Putnam rental car today
Know that you can count on a great vehicle that will leave you with extra cash to spare when you reserve your car rental with CarRentals.com. Cash in on cheap deals on your perfect Putnam rental car when you book with us. We'll see you on the road.