Car rentals in Smithville: All you need to know
A Smithville car rental gives you the opportunity to go where you want, when you want. You can check out all the sights, and even see what the rest of Oklahoma has to offer. We've collected your most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Smithville. Read on to find out how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
How can I find a great deal on a car rental in Smithville?
CarRentals.com makes it a cinch to grab budget-friendly deals. Simply type in your travel dates and go through the list of rental car companies, pick the top rental locations, and find the cheapest packages Smithville has to offer. You should also:
- Check the mileage policy to prevent any surprises
- Book your vehicle as far in advance as you can
- Avoid airport pick-ups and drop-offs if possible; they tend to be more expensive
- Compare weekly and daily rates; you might save more if you rent the car for longer
These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Smithville.
What rental companies have outlets in Smithville?
From budget-friendly brands like Thrifty and Budget to global names like Enterprise and Hertz, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the reviews to get an idea of which is best for you.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Smithville?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Oklahoma town means you're certain to find a car that is perfect for you. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury or Premium-class||If you really want to go all out on your trip to Smithville||Cadillac XTS, Infiniti Q50, or similar|
|Minivan or SUV||Large groups who want to navigate Smithville together||Dodge Grand Caravan, Nissan Quest, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want to get the most miles per gallon on their trip||BMW i3, Kia Optima, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Smithville?
Generally, the age limit for car rentals in Smithville is 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 over the supplier's terms to determine what the total will be before you book your rental.
Is insurance required to rent a car in Smithville?
When driving in Smithville or the rest of the U.S.A., you will need insurance. Many suppliers need proof of insurance before you rent a car. Most countries require the driver to have insurance. You might be able to buy additional insurance through the rental car dealer for your trip, if you know your insurance won't cover you while traveling through the United States. Moreover, as a U.S. citizen, you can also book Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com at checkout.
Many major card issuers, like MasterCard or Visa, offer some insurance on your rental, but there are usually restrictions. For example, you may not be covered if you book a luxury or larger vehicle. Make sure to check the rental car company's policy before you decide.
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 search for a gas station near the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank when you collect your automobile. Use as much fuel as you wish and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the rental dealer. As long as you replace the fuel before returning the car, you won't face any extra fees||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 any you don't need. You can fill up at any station you want and you'll only pay service fees if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You pay for a full tank when you pick the car up and bring the car back with the tank empty. Several suppliers offer a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to check with them beforehand||You won't need to find a gas station near your rental drop-off location||The supplier usually charges a higher rate for the fuel than a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You will not have a full tank of fuel when you pick up the vehicle, and you won't need to refill the gas when you drop it back off||You fill the tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll have to get some gas before you go on a long trip|
What fuel policy do you recommend?
Many rental car suppliers offer a variety of fuel policies. However, full-to-full is our stand-out choice. You simply bring the car back with the same amount of fuel you got it with. .
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
If you want to check out all that Smithville and maybe even the rest of Oklahoma offers, you are going to need unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Smithville. Read the fine print to make certain they are actually "unlimited."
Before you drive off
Make sure you check out a few things before you leave the lot on your Smithville adventure. It's worth the time to:
- Inspect the car and determine if there is any dents 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
- Get familiar with the controls of your car. Adjust the mirrors and seats, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Get comfortable operating the entertainment and GPS (if available). It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are navigating a new area
Book your Smithville car rental 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 rental that can suit your requirements and not deplete your travel piggy bank.