Car rentals in Ratcliff: All you need to know
A Ratcliff car rental gives you the opportunity to go where you want, when you want. You can check out all the sights, and even find out what the rest of Arkansas has to offer. We've answered your most popular questions about renting a car in Ratcliff. Keep reading to discover which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
Where can I get a bargain rental car in Ratcliff?
You're well on your way to finding the best rate on your car rental when you use us. But, you can remember a few things to keep your upcoming booking affordable. You can:
- Compare vehicle pricing before you book
- Avoid airport pick-ups or drop-offs, which typically are more expensive
- Know ahead of time how much mileage/fuel you may use
- Search and reserve as far in advance as you can
Even a little rental car know-how can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental suppliers have agencies in Ratcliff?
From global names like Ace and Enterprise to budget-friendly brands like Dollar and Thrifty, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the reviews to get an idea of which is best for you.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Ratcliff?
That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what activities you want to do in Ratcliff. If you're having difficulty deciding, be sure to go over the chart below. We've compared the most popular categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Premium||When you need the best||Infiniti Q50, Chrysler 300, or similar|
|SUV||If you plan on doing plenty of touring and want a comfortable ride||Ford Escape, Chrysler Town & Country, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those looking for a fuel-efficient vehicle||Honda Civic, Kia Optima, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Ratcliff?
Normally, the age limit for renting a car in Ratcliff is 21. However, there might be an additional charge if you're under 25 or for larger or higher category vehicles in particular. Read through the terms to determine what any additional charges is before you book your vehicle.
Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Ratcliff?
Most countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to buy interim coverage with the rental car company. Otherwise, as a United States citizen, you can also book Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout. Several credit cards (MasterCard, Visa, American Express, and Discover) will provide some coverage. However, there may be limitations, like not covering large automobiles like trucks or SUVs. It is best to find out exactly what your credit card will cover and how much before you head to Ratcliff.
What is the difference between all the fuel policies?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will need to find a gas station close to the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The tank will be full when you get your automobile. Use as much fuel as you like and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off. 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. Used a half of a tank? Simply fill it back up to full. You won't need to pay for any you didn't use. You won't pay more than local fuel 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 of gas upfront and bring the car back with the tank empty. Some suppliers provide a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to verify with them beforehand||You won't need to find a fuel station near your rental drop-off location||You might pay a higher rate for the tank than you would filling up at a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You may not have a full tank when you pick up your vehicle, and you don't need to refill the gas 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 find a gas station shortly after you collect the car|
What fuel policy should I get?
We usually suggest that customers choose the full-to-full policy. This policy is the most straightforward, and you simply top off the tank before you bring it back.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Ratcliff?
If you want to see all that Ratcliff and maybe even the rest of Arkansas offers, you are going to need unlimited miles. You can drive as far as you'd like without worrying about additional charges. Review the fine print to be certain they are truly "unlimited."
Before you drive off
Before you get started on your Ratcliff trip, check out a few things before you leave the rental lot. It's important to:
- Walk around the car and be certain there is no dents or scratches. If so, write it down on your paperwork
- Inspect the trunk to see if the spare is properly inflated and the jack and lung wrench are there
- Familiarize yourself with the car. Adjust the mirrors and seats, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Get comfortable working the navigation and entertainment. It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are navigating a new city
Book your Ratcliff 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 rental car that can fit your needs and not deplete your travel fund.