Car rentals in Roanoke Rapids: All you need to know
A Roanoke Rapids 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 else the rest of North Carolina has to offer. We've gathered the most popular questions about car rentals in Roanoke Rapids. Read on to find out which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
Where can I find a bargain rental car in Roanoke Rapids?
You are on your way to getting the best price on your car rental with CarRentals.com. But, there are ways to get an even lower price on your next rental. You can:
- Compare the rates for a few suppliers on the type of car you want
- Book as far in advance as possible. You'll usually save more and get the car of your choice
- Check the fuel and mileage policies. You don't want to be surprised with any added costs
- Determine what car you'll need for your drive. Don't get more car than you need
These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Roanoke Rapids.
What rental companies have agencies in Roanoke Rapids?
From global names like National and Enterprise to budget-friendly brands like Thrifty and Budget, 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 type of rental car should I get for my trip to Roanoke Rapids?
That all depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit Roanoke Rapids. If you're having trouble choosing, make sure to go over the table below. We've compared the most popular types of cars for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Best for families who need a comfortable ride and have safety as a top priority||Ford Edge, Kia Sorento, Jaguar F-Pace, or similar|
|Full Size||Planning a big trip with a large group of friends or family members||Infiniti Q50, Hyundai Sonata, or similar|
|Economy or Compact Car||Couple or two friends who plan on doing a little sightseeing||Toyota Yaris, Nissan Versa, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Roanoke Rapids?
Generally, to rent a car in Roanoke Rapids you must be at least 21. However, you may find that there is an added fee if you are under 25 or for higher category rentals. Read through the terms to determine what any additional fees is before you rent your vehicle.
Does Roanoke Rapids require rental car insurance?
When cruising through Roanoke Rapids or the rest of the United States, you'll need insurance. Almost every supplier requires that you show proof of insurance before you pick up your vehicle. The majority of countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to buy interim coverage through the rental agency. Moreover, as a United States citizen, you can also purchase Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com during checkout.
The major credit cards (MasterCard, Visa, American Express, and Discover) will generally 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 head to Roanoke Rapids.
What are the different 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 near the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The gas tank will be full when you get your car. Use as much petrol as you want and top it off when you return your car when you are done. Just make sure to refill the tank before you return the car to avoid a refueling cost||You only pay for the fuel you use. If you only use half of a tank, you'll only have to refill half of a tank, and therefore avoid paying for any you don't need. 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. Several providers offer a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to verify with them beforehand||You won't need to find a gas 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 may not have a full tank when you collect your vehicle, and you won't have to refill the gas when you bring the car back||You refill your tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll need to locate a gas station shortly after you get the car|
What fuel policy should I get?
Many suppliers offer a range of fuel policies. However, full-to-full is our stand-out choice. You simply bring the car back with the same amount of fuel you got it with. .
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Roanoke Rapids?
If you want to explore all that Roanoke Rapids and maybe even the rest of North Carolina offers, you're going to want unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Roanoke Rapids. Read the fine print to make sure your mileage is actually "unlimited."
Before you drive off
Be sure you check a few items prior to leaving the lot. It's important to:
- Walk around your car and make sure there is no damage or scrapes. 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 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
- Figure out how to work the radio or entertainment features. It's best to limit any unneeded distractions when you are navigating a new area
Book your Roanoke Rapids car rental today
Maybe you're traveling with your partner and kids, or carpooling with co-workers to and from the hotel to the conference center. Maybe you're traveling solo. CarRentals.com has the ideal rental car that can suit your requirements and not break your wallet.