Car rentals in Rocky Gap: All you need to know
You need a great vehicle to get around Rocky Gap whether you're going for a business or pleasure. See the top sites around the city and park in front of the best restaurants in Rocky Gap. CarRentals.com has gathered your most popular questions about renting a car in Rocky Gap. Read on to see the dos and don'ts of car rentals.
Where do I get a great deal on a rental car in Rocky Gap?
CarRentals.com always strives to get you the best price. But, you can remember a couple things to keep your upcoming booking affordable. Make sure to:
- Compare the prices of vehicles
- Avoid pick-ups or drop-offs at airports, which can cost more
- Know ahead of time how much fuel/mileage you may use
- Search and reserve in advance
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save big on your Rocky Gap rental car.
What rental companies have outlets in Rocky Gap?
From budget-friendly brands like Budget and Thrifty to global names like Hertz and Sixt, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Scan through the reviews to get an idea of which one meets your needs.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Rocky Gap?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Virginia city means you're bound to find a car that suits your needs. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||To take on any kind of terrain and enjoy great views||BMW X3, Ford Edge, or similar|
|Full Size||If you plan on doing plenty of driving and want a comfortable ride||Toyota Camry, Nissan Altima, or similar|
|Economy or Compact Car||Couple or two friends heading to the beach and back||Toyota Yaris, Nissan Versa, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Rocky Gap?
Usually, the age limit for renting a car in Rocky Gap is 21—the same as it is across the rest of the United States of America. Additionally, many suppliers charge an added fee if you are under 25. Be sure to read the terms to discover any additional fees will be before you rent your car.
Is insurance required to rent a car in Rocky Gap?
When driving around Rocky Gap or the rest of the United States, you will need insurance. Many suppliers need proof of insurance before you rent a car. Most countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to purchase interim insurance with the rental agency. Additionally, as a United States citizen, you can also add on Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout.
Many major card issuers, like Visa and MasterCard, provide some insurance on your rental, however, there are usually restrictions. For example, they may not cover your rental car if you book a larger or luxury vehicle. Be sure to check your rental car company's policy before you decide.
Are there different fuel policies?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will need to find an open gas station close to your rental car supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||There will be a full tank of gas when you get your vehicle. Use as much petrol as you wish and top it off when you return your car at the end. As long as you replace the fuel before returning the car, you won't face any extra fees||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 be paying for any fuel 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 pay for a full tank of gas upfront and bring the car back with the tank empty. Check with the provider to see if they'll refund you for any unused fuel||You won't have to find 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 may not have a full tank when you pick up the vehicle, and you don't need to refill the gas before you drop it back off||You refill your tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll have to fill up before you go on a long trip|
What fuel policy do you recommend?
We usually advise that customers choose 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 Rocky Gap?
Unlimited miles is a great option if you decide to do a bit of sightseeing or visit a lot of clients all over Rocky Gap. You can cruise as much as you like without incurring extra charges. Read over your policy to see if there are any restrictions.
Tips before you leave the lot
Before you begin on your Rocky Gap adventure, be sure you go over a few items before you leave the rental lot. It's important to:
- Inspect the car and be certain 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 determine 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, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Get comfortable operating the entertainment and GPS (if available). It's best to limit any unneeded distractions when you are driving around a new region
Book your Rocky Gap car rental today
Use CarRentals.com to get yourself the best wheels Rocky Gap has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be cruising between the great restaurants, famous landmarks, and all the marvelous sites in Rocky Gap.