Car rentals in Scotia: All you need to know
A Scotia car rental gives you the opportunity to go where you want, when you want. You'll be able to explore all the sights, and even see what the rest of South Carolina has to offer. We've collected the most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Scotia. Find out how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
Where can I find a bargain car rental in Scotia?
CarRentals.com makes it a breeze to book budget-friendly deals. Simply enter your travel dates and scroll through the variety of rental suppliers, pick the top rental locations, and find the most wallet-friendly packages Scotia has to offer. You should also:
- Read the mileage policy to prevent any surprise expenses
- Book your rental car as far in advance as possible
- Avoid airport pick-ups; they generally are more expensive
- Compare daily and weekly rates; you may save more if you rent the car for longer
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save on your Scotia rental car.
What rental companies have retailers in Scotia?
From budget-friendly brands like Budget and Thrifty to global names like Ace and Enterprise, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Scan through the reviews to help you figure out which one is best for your next trip.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Scotia?
That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what you'll be doing when you visit Scotia. If you're having trouble choosing, make sure to go over the table below. We have compared the most popular categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||To take on any kind of terrain and sightseeing||Ford Edge, Kia Sorento, or similar|
|Full Size||For trips where everyone needs room their luggage||Hyundai Sonata, Ford Fusion, or similar|
|Economy Car||Great for maneuvering through congested cities||Chevrolet Spark, Vauxhall Corsa, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Scotia?
Generally, the age limit for car rentals in Scotia is 21. But, you may find that there is an added fee if you are under the age of 25 or for larger or higher category rentals. Go over the terms to determine what the exact price will be before you reserve your rental.
Does Scotia require rental car insurance?
Insurance is always needed, wherever you're renting a car. However, you could already be insured by your credit card or car policies. Keep in mind, these policies may not cover you 100%, and you'll need to add it to your booking for Scotia. Check in advance and, if it is necessary, you can simply include it at the CarRentals.com checkout.
What is the fuel policy for Scotia 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 a gas station close to your car rental supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank when you get your car. Use as much gas as you like and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the end. 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. If you only use half of a tank, it's only necessary refill half of a tank, and therefore avoid paying for any you don't need. You can fill up at any station you want and you'll only be charged refueling fees if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll pick up the car with a full tank of fuel and return the car with the tank empty. Check with the provider to see if they will refund you for any unused fuel||There will be no need to go searching for a gas station before you bring back the car||You usually pay more for a tank upfront then you would going to a nearby gas station|
|Empty to empty||You will not have a full tank of fuel when you pick up your vehicle, and you don't need to fill the tank back up when you drop it back off||You refill your tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll have to get some gas before you do any serious driving|
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
We usually suggest that customers opt for 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 Scotia?
If you plan to see all that Scotia and maybe even the rest of South Carolina offers, you're going to need unlimited miles. You can drive as far as you'd like without worrying about additional fees. Read the fine print to make certain they are actually "unlimited."
Know before you go
Before you begin on your Scotia vacation, make sure you check out a few items before you leave the car rental lot. It's worth the time to:
- Look over the car and determine if there is any dents or scratches. If you notice any, mark it down on the paperwork
- 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
- Get comfortable working the navigation and entertainment. It's best to limit any unneeded distractions when you are navigating a new area
Book your Scotia rental car today
Maybe you're traveling solo, maybe you're bringing your partner or kids, or maybe you're carpooling with co-workers to and from the hotel to the conference center. No matter the situation, CarRentals.com has a car rental that can align with your needs and not deplete your travel fund.