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Car rentals in Rutledge: All you need to know

You want a great vehicle to take you around Rutledge whether you're traveling for a business trip or a vacation. See the top sites around town and pull up in front of the best restaurants in Rutledge. CarRentals.com has collected your most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Rutledge. Find out how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.

How can I get a bargain car rental in Rutledge?

CarRentals.com always tries to get you the best deal. However, there are a more ways to increase your savings. Be sure to:

  • Take time to compare vehicle pricing
  • Avoid airport pick-ups or drop-offs, which can cost more
  • Know ahead of time how much mileage/fuel you may use
  • Search and book in advance

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

What rental suppliers have agencies in Rutledge?

From budget-friendly brands like Dollar and Thrifty to global names like Enterprise and Hertz, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the reviews to get an idea of which one is best for your next trip.

What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Rutledge?

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 a vehicle that suits your needs. Some options include:

Car TypeBest forCategory Includes
Full Size SUVThose looking for a little off-road adventureFord Explorer, Hyundai Santa Fe, or similar
Full SizeNeed extra room and comfort, but with the handling of a sedanToyota Camry, Nissan Altima, or similar
HybridThose that want to get the most mpg on their tripToyota Prius, Honda Civic, or similar

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

Generally, to rent a car in Rutledge you must be at least 21. But, you may find that there is an added fee if you are under 25 or for larger or higher category rentals. Go over the terms to determine what the exact rate will be before you rent your car.

Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Rutledge?

Insurance is required, wherever you're renting a car. Nevertheless, you might already be covered by your existing car or credit card policies. Keep in mind, these policies might not totally cover your rental, and you'll need to add it to your booking for Rutledge. Check in advance and, if it is needed, you can simply include it at checkout.

What is the fuel policy for Rutledge rental cars?

Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Below is a list of the most common ones.

You will have to find an open gas station close to the drop-off location
Policy TypePolicy DescriptionAdvantagesDisadvantages
Full to FullThere will be a full tank of gas when you collect your automobile. Use as much gas as you need and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off. If you refill the tank before you return your car, you won't be charged a refueling costYou only need to replace the fuel you used. 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 won't pay more than local fuel prices and you'll only pay service charges if you don't fill up the tank
Full to empty (pre-paid)You'll pay for a full tank of gas and return the car with the tank empty. Several rental car companies provide a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to verify with them beforehandYou won't need to find a fuel station near your rental drop-off locationYou might pay a higher rate for the tank than you would filling up at a local gas station
Empty to emptyYou will not have a full tank of fuel when you collect the vehicle, and you won't need to fill the tank back up before you bring the car backYou fill the tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump pricesYou'll need to locate a gas station shortly after you collect the car

What fuel policy do you recommend?

We usually recommend that you opt for 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 Rutledge?

If you wish to see all that Rutledge and maybe even the rest of Alabama offers, you're going to want unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Rutledge. Read the fine print to make certain they are actually "unlimited."

Before you drive off

Before you begin on your Rutledge adventure, be sure you go over a few things prior to leaving the rental lot. It's worth the time to:

  • Look over the vehicle and determine if there is any dents or scrapes. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
  • Make you have a properly inflated spare tire, lug wrench, and jack in the trunk
  • 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 navigation and entertainment. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city

Book your Rutledge 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. No matter who you are traveling with, CarRentals.com has a vehicle that can align with your requirement and not deplete your travel piggy bank.