Car rentals in Quincy: All you need to know
A Quincy 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 Kentucky has to offer. CarRentals.com has answered the most popular questions about renting a car in Quincy. Read on to find out the dos and don'ts of renting a car.
How do I get a bargain rental car in Quincy?
You are on your way to finding the best deal on your car rental with us. But, you can try to do a few things to keep your upcoming booking affordable. You can:
- Check the mileage policy to avoid any surprise fees
- Reserve your rental as far in advance as you can
- Avoid airport pick-ups; they generally are pricier
- Compare weekly and daily rates; you might save more if you rent the car for longer
These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Quincy.
What rental companies have retailers in Quincy?
From budget-friendly brands like Dollar and Thrifty to global names like Hertz and Sixt, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the reviews to get an idea of which meets your needs.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Quincy?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Kentucky city means you're certain to find a vehicle that suits your needs. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury||When you want to travel Quincy in style||Cadillac, Audi, or similar|
|Minivan or SUV||Large groups who want to navigate Quincy together||Dodge Grand Caravan, Nissan Quest, or similar|
|Economy Car||Easy to park and have great miles per gallon||Toyota Yaris, Nissan Versa, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Quincy?
Generally, to rent a car in Quincy you must be at least 21—the same as it is across the rest of the USA. However, you might need to pay a surcharge if you're under 25. Be sure to read over the rental agreement to discover what the exact price will be before you reserve your rental.
Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Quincy?
Insurance is always needed, wherever you rent a vehicle. With that said, you could already be covered by your existing car or credit card policies. Keep in mind, these policies may not provide 100% coverage, and you'll have to add it on to your booking. Check in advance and, if it's necessary, you can easily add it at checkout.
What is the difference between all the fuel policies?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will need to find an open gas station close to your car rental supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The tank will be full when you pick up your car. Use as much fuel as you need and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the rental office. Just make sure to refill the tank before you return the car to avoid 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 any you don't need. You won't pay more than local fuel prices and you'll only pay refueling charges if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You pay for a full tank of gas when you pick the car up and bring the car back with the tank empty. Ask the rental car provider to see if they will refund you for any unused fuel||You won't need to find a gas station near your rental drop-off location||You might pay more for the tank than you would filling up at 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 fill the tank back up before you bring the car back||You refill your tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll need to locate a gas station shortly after you get the car|
What fuel policy should I get?
We usually recommend that you opt for 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 Quincy?
If you wish to see all that Quincy 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 Quincy. Go over the fine print to make certain they are actually "unlimited."
Tips before you leave the lot
Before you get going on your Quincy adventure, make sure you check out a few items before you leave the car rental lot. You should take time to:
- Check out your car and determine if there is any damage 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 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
- Get comfortable working the navigation and entertainment. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Quincy 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 rental that can suit your needs and not break your wallet.