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Car rentals in Ranburne: All you need to know

You need a great car to take you around Ranburne whether you're traveling for a business or pleasure. Check out the famous sites around town and park in front of the popular restaurants in Ranburne. CarRentals.com has gathered your most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Ranburne. Read on to find out the dos and don'ts of renting a car.

How can I find a bargain rental car in Ranburne?

CarRentals.com makes it a cinch to snag budget-friendly rates. Just type in your travel dates and scroll down the list of rental companies, choose the top rental locations, and find the most wallet-friendly offers in Ranburne. You should also:

  • Compare and contrast all the deals available
  • Book as far in advance as possible. You'll usually get the vehicle of your choice and save more
  • Educate yourself on any cost for fuel policy, additional drivers, and mileage limits. That way you will know the total cost before you rent
  • Don't get more car than you need. Generally, the smaller the class the lower the rate

Even a little rental car know-how can go a long way to getting you the most savings.

What rental suppliers have retailers in Ranburne?

From global names like Advantage and Hertz to budget-friendly brands like Budget and Thrifty, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the online reviews to get an idea of which meets your needs.

What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Ranburne?

Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Alabama metropolis means you're certain to find an automobile that suits your needs. Some options include:

Car TypeBest forCategory Includes
Full Size SUVBest for families or groups who need a comfortable ride and to fit in all their luggageFord Explorer, Kia Sorento, BMW X3, or similar
Full SizeGroups with bags and a need for spaceInfiniti Q50, Hyundai Sonata, or similar
HybridThose looking for a fuel-efficient vehicleHonda Civic, Kia Optima, or similar

How old do you have to be to rent a car in Ranburne?

Generally, to rent a car in Ranburne you must be at least 21. Please note, there might be an added charge if you're under the age of 25 or for larger or higher category rentals. Read through the terms to figure out what any additional fees will be before you book your rental.

Do I need insurance to rent a car in Ranburne?

Almost all countries require driver's insurance. You might be able to purchase additional insurance through rental car supplier for your trip, if you think your insurance won't cover your rental. Otherwise, as a United States citizen, you can also add on Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com at checkout. Many major card issuers, like Visa or American Express, offer some coverage; but, there may be restrictions. For instance, you may not be covered if you book a larger or luxury vehicle. Make sure to check car rental company's policy before you decide.

What is the difference between all the fuel policies?

Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Below is a list of the most common ones.

You will need to find an open gas station near your car rental supplier
Policy TypePolicy DescriptionAdvantagesDisadvantages
Full to FullThere will be a full tank of gas when you get your car. Use as much gas as you like and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off when you are done. As long as you replace the fuel before returning the car, you won't face any extra feesYou only need to replace the fuel you used. Used a half of a tank? Simply fill it back up to full. You won't need to pay for any gas you didn't use. You can fill up at any station you want and you'll only pay refueling charges if you don't refill the tank
Full to empty (pre-paid)You'll get the car with a full tank and return the car with the tank empty. Several suppliers offer a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to verify with them beforehandYou won't need to find a petrol station near your rental drop-off locationThe supplier usually charges a higher rate for the fuel than a local gas station
Empty to emptyYou may not have a full tank when you pick up the vehicle, and you won't have to refill the gas before you bring the car backYou fill the tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump pricesYou'll have to get some gas before you go on a long trip

What fuel policy do you recommend?

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.

Is it worth getting unlimited miles?

If you want to explore all that Ranburne and maybe even the rest of Alabama offers, you're going to need unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Ranburne. Read the fine print to be sure your mileage is actually "unlimited."

Before you leave the lot

Before you begin on your Ranburne vacation, check out a few items prior to leaving the lot. You should:

  • Walk around the car and determine if there is any damage or scratches. 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 inflated and both the lug wrench and jack are there
  • Familiarize yourself with the car. Adjust the mirrors and seats, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
  • Figure out how to work the radio or entertainment features. It's best to limit any unneeded distractions when you are driving around a new city

Book your Ranburne rental car today

Use CarRentals.com to get the best wheels Ranburne has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be going between the great restaurants, world-famous landmarks, and all the fantastic sites in Ranburne.