Car rentals in Savannah: All you need to know
A Savannah car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You'll be able to explore all the sights, and even see what the rest of Missouri has to offer. CarRentals.com has answered your most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Savannah. Read on to discover the dos and don'ts of booking a rental car.
How can I find a bargain rental car in Savannah?
We always strive to get you the best rate. But, there are ways to get an even cheaper price on your next rental. Be sure to:
- Compare the rates for a few suppliers on the type of car you want
- Book as far in advance as possible. You will usually get the vehicle of your choice and save more
- Check the fuel and mileage policies. This way you'll avoid any surprises on your final bill
- Don't rent more vehicle than you need. Commonly, the smaller the car, the lower the rate
Even a little knowledge can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental companies have retailers in Savannah?
From budget-friendly brands like Dollar and Thrifty to global names like Ace and Enterprise, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look 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 Savannah?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Missouri town means you're bound to find a car that suits your needs. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Families or groups looking for adventure in the Missouri back-country||Ford Explorer, Kia Sorento, BMW X3, or similar|
|Full Size||For trips where everyone needs room their suitcases||Toyota Camry, Nissan Altima, or similar|
|Economy or Compact Car||Great for driving in big cities||Ford Fiesta, Chevrolet Spark, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Savannah?
Generally, the age limit for renting a car in Savannah is 21. Please note, you may find that there is an added fee if you are under 25 or for larger or higher category cars in particular. Go over the terms to discover what any additional fees will be before you reserve your rental.
Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Savannah?
When cruising through Savannah or the rest of the U.S.A., you will need insurance. Many suppliers require that you show proof of insurance before you pick up your car. Many countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to purchase additional insurance through the rental car dealer, if you think your insurance won't cover your rental. Moreover, as a United States citizen, you can also purchase Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com during checkout.
The major credit card issuers (MasterCard, Visa, American Express, and Discover) will typically offer coverage. However, many of them have restrictions, like not covering larger vehicles like trucks or SUVs. It is best to call and find out what kind of coverage is offered before you travel to Savannah.
What is the difference between all the fuel policies?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will have to find a gas station close to the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The tank will be full when you collect 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 need to replace the fuel you used. Used a quarter of a tank? Simply fill it back up to full. You won't need to pay for any gas you didn't use. You won't pay more than local fuel prices and you'll only be charged refueling fees if you don't fill up 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 rental car provider to see if they will refund you for any unused fuel||You won't need to find a gas station near your rental drop-off location||You usually pay a higher rate for a tank upfront then going to a local station|
|Empty to empty||You may not have a full tank when you collect the vehicle, and you don't need to fill the tank back up before you bring the car back||You fill the tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll need to locate a gas station shortly after you collect the car|
What fuel policy should I get?
We usually recommend that customers 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 Savannah?
If you plan to see all that Savannah and maybe even the rest of Missouri offers, you are going to need unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Savannah. Read the fine print to make sure they are truly "unlimited."
Before you drive off
Be sure you go over a few things before you leave the rental lot. You should:
- Inspect the vehicle and make certain there is no damage or scratches. 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 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 unneeded distractions when you are driving around a new city
Book your Savannah rental car today
Use CarRentals.com to get the best wheels Savannah has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be cruising between the great restaurants, renowned landmarks, and all the amazing sites in Savannah.