Car rentals in Shermans Dale: All you need to know
A Shermans Dale 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 else the rest of Pennsylvania has to offer. CarRentals.com has answered the most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Shermans Dale. Find out the dos and don'ts of car rentals.
Where do I find a great deal on a rental car in Shermans Dale?
We always strive to get you the best rate. However, there are ways to get an even lower price on your next booking. Make sure to:
- Read the mileage policy to avoid any surprise fees
- Book your car rental as far in advance as you can
- Avoid airport pick-ups and drop-offs if possible; they tend to be pricier
- Compare weekly and daily rates; you may save more with a longer rental
Even a little rental car know-how can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental companies have agencies in Shermans Dale?
From budget-friendly brands like Economy and Budget to global names like Ace and Enterprise, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the reviews to help you figure out which is best for your next trip.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Shermans Dale?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Pennsylvania town means you're certain to find a car that suits your needs. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||To take on any kind of terrain and enjoy great views||Ford Explorer, Hyundai Santa Fe, or similar|
|Full Size||Need extra room and comfort, but with the handling of a sedan||Infiniti Q50, Ford Fusion, or similar|
|Economy Car||When saving money is a top priority||Chevrolet Spark, Vauxhall Corsa, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Shermans Dale?
Usually, to rent a car in Shermans Dale you must be at least 21—the same as it is across the rest of the United States of America. If you are under 25, you might also need to pay a surcharge. Be sure to read the supplier's terms to figure out what the exact price is before you book your vehicle.
Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Shermans Dale?
When cruising through Shermans Dale or the rest of the U.S. of A., you will need insurance. Many suppliers require that you show proof of insurance before you pick up your car. Most countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to pay for temporary insurance through the rental agency. 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 generally offer coverage. But many of them have restrictions, like not covering large vehicles like trucks or SUVs. It is best to find out exactly what your credit card will cover and how much before you travel to Shermans Dale.
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 search for an open gas station near the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank when you get your vehicle. Use as much petrol as you need and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the rental dealer. If you refill the tank before you return your car, you won't be charged a refueling cost||You only pay for the fuel you use. 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 shop around for the cheapest prices 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 an empty tank. Check with the supplier 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 won't have a full tank when you pick up the vehicle, and you don't have to fill the tank back up before you drop it back off||You refill your tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll need to find a gas station as soon as you collect the car|
What fuel policy do you recommend?
Most suppliers provide you a full to full tank policy. We advise bringing it back with a full tank. For a cheaper rate, it is best to find a filling station before you return the car.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Shermans Dale?
If you wish to explore all that Shermans Dale and maybe even the rest of Pennsylvania offers, you are going to need unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Shermans Dale. Read the fine print to be sure your mileage is truly "unlimited."
Tips before you leave the lot
Make sure you check out a few items before you leave the rental lot. You should:
- Check out your vehicle and make certain there is no dents or scrapes. If you notice any, mark it down on your paperwork
- 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, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Figure out how to work the radio or entertainment features. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Shermans Dale car rental today
Use CarRentals.com to get yourself the best wheels Shermans Dale has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be going between the highly-rated restaurants, renowned landmarks, and all the must-see sites in Shermans Dale.