Car rentals in Smithville: All you need to know
A Smithville car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You can explore all the sights, and even find out what else the rest of Georgia has to offer. We've gathered your most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Smithville. Read on to see which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
Where can I get a bargain car rental in Smithville?
We always try to get you the best rate. However, to increase your savings when you travel to Smithville you can do a few things. Be sure to:
- Compare all the deals available
- Book as far in advance as possible. You will usually save more and get the car of your choice
- Learn about any cost for mileage limits, fuel policy, and additional drivers. That way you can make sure you know the actual cost before you book
- Determine the vehicle you'll need for your drive. Don't rent more car than you need
Even a little knowledge can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental suppliers have agencies in Smithville?
From budget-friendly brands like Payless and Fox to global names like Hertz and Enterprise, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the 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 Smithville?
That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what you'll be doing when you visit Smithville. If you're having trouble deciding, make sure to look over our chart below. We have compared the most popular categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury||Business travelers who want a little luxury as they cruise Smithville||Cadillac XTS, Infiniti Q50, or similar|
|Minivan or SUV||Family trips where you need additional room||Chrysler Town & Country, Dodge Grand Caravan, or similar|
|Economy or Compact Car||Easy to park and have great miles per gallon||Ford Fiesta, Chevrolet Spark, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Smithville?
Usually, the age limit for car rentals in Smithville is 21. However, you may find that there is an added fee if you're under the age of 25 or for higher category rentals in particular. Go over the supplier's terms to find what the exact fee is before you book your vehicle.
Is insurance required to rent a car in Smithville?
When driving in Smithville or the rest of the United States, you'll need insurance. Almost every supplier requires that you show proof of insurance before you rent a car. Most countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to pay for temporary coverage through the rental supplier. Moreover, as a U.S. citizen, you can also purchase Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com during checkout.
The major credit card issuers (MasterCard, Visa, American Express, and Discover) will usually provide some coverage. But many of them have restrictions, such as not covering larger vehicles like trucks or SUVs. Be sure to call and find out what kind of coverage is offered before you head to Smithville.
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 find a gas station close to the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The gas tank will be full when you pick up your vehicle. You can use as much fuel as you wish 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 refill the amount of fuel that you've used. If you only use half of a tank, you'll only need to refill half of a tank, and therefore avoid paying for fuel you don't need. You can shop around for the cheapest prices and you'll only pay service charges if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You pay for a full tank of fuel upfront and bring the car back with the tank empty. Several providers provide a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to verify with them beforehand||You won't need to find a gas station near your rental drop-off location||You usually pay a more expensive price for a tank upfront then going to a local station|
|Empty to empty||You won't have a full tank when you pick up your vehicle, and you won't need to fill the tank back up 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 shortly after you collect the car|
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
Many suppliers offer a variety of fuel policies. However, full-to-full is our stand-out choice. It simply means returning the car with the same level of gas as you got it with, so you'll never pay for anyone else's road trips through the Smithville.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Smithville?
Unlimited miles is a good option if you plan to do a bit of sightseeing or visit several clients all over Smithville. You can drive wherever you like without incurring added charges. Go over your policy to discover if there are any restrictions.
Know before you go
Be sure you check a few things prior to leaving the lot. It's important to:
- Walk around the 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
- Familiarize yourself with the 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. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Smithville rental car today
Use CarRentals.com to get yourself the best wheels Smithville has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be cruising between the highly-rated restaurants, world-famous landmarks, and all the must-see sites in Smithville.