Car rentals in Reform: All you need to know
A Reform car rental gives you the opportunity to go where you want, when you want. You can explore all the sights, and even find out what the rest of Alabama has to offer. We've gathered your most popular questions about renting a car in Reform. Keep reading to find out the dos and don'ts of renting a car.
How do I find a great deal on a car rental in Reform?
We always try to get you the best deal. However, there are a more ways to increase your savings. Make sure to:
- Take time to compare vehicle pricing
- Avoid airport pick-ups and drop-offs, which usually are more expensive
- Determine ahead of time the amount of fuel/mileage you may use
- Search and book 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 companies have outlets in Reform?
From budget-friendly brands like Thrifty and Budget to global names like Advantage and Hertz, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the online reviews to help you figure out which is best for your next trip.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Reform?
That all depends on your needs and what activities you want to do in Reform. If you're having difficulty choosing, make sure to read over the chart below. We have compared the most popular categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury or Premium-class||If you really want to treat yourself on your trip to Reform||Infiniti Q50, Chrysler 300, or similar|
|Minivan||If you plan on doing a lot of touring and want a comfortable ride||Ford Escape, Chrysler Town & Country, or similar|
|Economy or Compact Car||When saving money and good gas mileage are your top priorities||Fiat 500, Nissan Versa Note, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Reform?
Typically, to rent a car in Reform you must be at least 21—the same as it is across the rest of the USA. If you are under 25, you might also need to pay a surcharge. Be sure to review the rental agreement to determine what the total is before you book your rental.
Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Reform?
Insurance is always needed, no matter where you're renting a car. However, your current car insurance may cover you. Additionally, if you pay using your credit card, the card's benefits may also insure you. Keep in mind, your policies might not totally cover your rental, and you'll have to add it on to your booking. Check ahead of time and, if it's needed, you can easily include it at checkout.
What are the different 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 near the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank when you pick up your vehicle. Use as much gas as you want 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 fees||You only pay for the fuel you use. If you only use half of a tank, it's only necessary refill half of a tank, and therefore avoid paying for fuel you don't need. You can fill up at any station you want and you'll only be charged refueling fees or service charges if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You pay for a full tank of fuel upfront and bring the car back with the tank empty. Ask the provider to see if they'll refund you for any unused fuel||There will be no need to go searching for a gas station before you bring back the car||The supplier usually charges a higher rate for the fuel than a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You will not have a full tank of fuel when you collect your vehicle, and you won't have to fill the tank back up before you drop it back off||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 do you recommend?
Most rental car suppliers provide you a full tank policy. We encourage returning the car with a full tank of gas. To avoid any added expenses, find a gas station before you bring it back.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
Unlimited miles is a great choice if you decide to do a little sightseeing or visit a lot of clients all over Reform. You can drive as much as you want without incurring extra charges. Be sure to read your policy to see if there are any restrictions.
Before you drive off
Before you begin on your Reform trip, check a few items prior to leaving the lot. It's important to:
- Check out your vehicle and be certain there is no damage or scrapes. If so, write it down on your paperwork
- Make you have a properly inflated spare tire, lug wrench, and jack in the trunk
- 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 windshield wipers
- Figure out how to work the entertainment and GPS (if available). It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are navigating a new area
Book your Reform rental car today
Know that you can count on a grand vehicle that will result in more cash to spare when you book with CarRentals.com. Book today to cash in on cheap deals on your perfect Reform car rental. See you on the road.