Car rentals in Salisbury: All you need to know
A Salisbury car rental gives you the opportunity to go where you want, when you want. You can explore all the sights, and even see what the rest of Pennsylvania has to offer. We've collected your most popular questions about renting a car in Salisbury. Find out the dos and don'ts of car rentals.
Where can I find a great deal on a car rental in Salisbury?
CarRentals.com makes it easy to get the best rates. Just type in your travel dates and scroll down the variety of rental car companies, choose the top rental locations, and find the most wallet-friendly offers in Salisbury. You should also:
- Compare vehicle pricing before you book
- Try to avoid airport pick-ups and drop-offs, which usually cost more
- Know ahead of time how much mileage/fuel you may use
- Search and reserve in advance
Even a little rental car know-how can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental suppliers have outlets in Salisbury?
From budget-friendly brands like Payless and Fox to global names like National and Enterprise, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the online reviews to get an idea of which one is best for your next trip.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Salisbury?
That all depends on your needs and what activities you want to do in Salisbury. If you're having a little trouble deciding, be sure to look over our table below. We have compared the most popular categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Those looking for a little off-road adventure||Ford Edge, Jaguar F-Pace, or similar|
|Full Size||Groups with luggage and a need for space||Toyota Camry, Nissan Altima, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want a quiet and comfortable ride||BMW i3, Toyota Prius, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Salisbury?
Typically, the age limit for car rentals in Salisbury is 21—the same as it is across the rest of the USA. However, you might need to pay a surcharge if you're under 25. Be sure to review the rental agreement to find any additional fees is before you book your car.
Do I need insurance to rent a car in Salisbury?
Insurance is required, wherever you're renting a car. That said, you might already be insured by your existing car or credit card policies. Keep in mind, those policies may not provide total coverage, and you'll need to add it on to your booking. Look into it before you book and, if it's required, you can simply add it at checkout.
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 have to search for a gas station near 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 automobile. You can use as much fuel as you like 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. Used a quarter of a tank? Then you just fill it back up to full. You won't need to pay for any you didn't use. You can fill up at any station you want and you'll only pay service charges if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You pay for a full tank of fuel when you pick the car up and bring the car back with the tank empty. Some suppliers offer a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to confirm with them beforehand||You won't need to find a gas 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 the vehicle, and you won't have 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 get some gas before you go on a long trip|
What fuel policy should I get?
Many rental car 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. .
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
If you want to see all that Salisbury and maybe even the rest of Pennsylvania offers, you are going to want unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Salisbury. Review the fine print to be certain they are actually "unlimited."
Know before you go
Before you get going on your Salisbury adventure, be sure you go over a few things before you leave the rental lot. You should take time to:
- Inspect your car and determine if there is any 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 necessary tools to change it are there
- Familiarize yourself with the car. Adjust the mirrors and seats to your liking, and figure out how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Get comfortable operating the navigation and entertainment. It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are driving around a new area
Book your Salisbury car rental today
Use CarRentals.com to get yourself the best wheels Salisbury has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be driving between the well-known restaurants, renowned landmarks, and all the terrific sites in Salisbury.