Car rentals in Shelby: All you need to know
You want a great car to take you around Shelby whether you're going for a business trip or a vacation. Explore the top sites around town and park in front of the popular restaurants in Shelby. CarRentals.com has answered the most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Shelby. Keep reading to see which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
Where do I find a bargain rental car in Shelby?
CarRentals.com makes it easy to snag budget-friendly rates. Simply enter your travel dates and scroll down the variety of car rental companies, select the top rental locations, and find the most wallet-friendly packages Shelby has to offer. You can also:
- Read the mileage policy to steer clear of any surprise expenses
- Book your rental car as far in advance as you can
- Avoid airport pick-ups or drop-offs if possible; they tend to be pricier
- Compare daily and weekly rates; you may save more if you rent the car for longer
These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Shelby.
What rental suppliers have agencies in Shelby?
From global names like Enterprise and Sixt to budget-friendly brands like Fox and Budget, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the reviews to help you figure out which one is best for you.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Shelby?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Mississippi metropolis means you're certain to find a car that suits your needs. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury||If you really want to treat yourself on your visit to Shelby||Infiniti Q50, Mercedes Benz CLA, or similar|
|Minivan||Sizable groups that need room for all their luggage||Chrysler Town & Country, Dodge Grand Caravan, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want a quiet and comfortable ride with terrific miles per gallon||Toyota Prius, Honda Civic, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Shelby?
Typically, the age limit for car rentals in Shelby is 21. But, there might be an added fee if you are under the age of 25 or for higher category vehicles. Read through the supplier's terms to discover what any additional fees is before you reserve your rental.
Is insurance required to rent a car in Shelby?
Insurance is always needed, wherever you rent a car. With that said, your current car insurance may cover you. Additionally, if you pay for the rental in full using your credit card, the card's policy may also insure you. Keep in mind, your policies might not totally cover your rental, and you'll need to add it on to your booking. Look into it before you book and, if it is necessary, you can simply add it at the CarRentals.com checkout.
What are the different fuel policies?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will have to search for an open gas station close to your car rental supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The gas tank will be full when you collect your automobile. You can use as much fuel as you wish and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off. 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 half of a tank? Simply fill it back up to full. You won't need to pay for any fuel you didn't use. You can fill up at any station you want and you'll only pay service charges if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll pay for a full tank of gas and return the car with the tank empty. Check with the provider to see if they will refund you for any unused fuel||You won't have to find for a gas station before you drop-off your car||You might pay more for the tank than you would filling up at a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You won't have a full tank when you collect the vehicle, and you won't need to refill the gas before you drop it back off||You refill your tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll need to find a gas station as soon as you collect the car|
What fuel policy should I get?
Most suppliers give you a full tank policy. We encourage returning it topped off. If you want to save some money, it is best to fill up your tank before you return the car. Stations near airports or car rental places tend to have higher prices.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Shelby?
If you wish to explore all that Shelby and maybe even the rest of Mississippi offers, you are going to want unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Shelby. Read the fine print to be certain they are actually "unlimited."
Before you drive off
Be sure you check out a few things prior to leaving the lot. You should:
- Look over 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
- Make you have a properly inflated spare tire, lug wrench, and jack in the trunk
- Get familiar with the controls of your car. Adjust the mirrors and seats to your liking, and figure out how to turn on the lights and wipers
- Figure out how to work the navigation and entertainment. It's best to limit any unneeded distractions when you are navigating a new area
Book your Shelby rental car today
Maybe you're carpooling with co-workers to and from the hotel to the conference center, maybe you're traveling solo, or maybe you're bringing your partner or kids. CarRentals.com has the ideal car that can fit your requirements and not break the bank.