Car rentals in Somerset: All you need to know
A Somerset car rental gives you the opportunity to go where you want, when you want. You'll be able to check out all the sights, and even see what the rest of Texas has to offer. We've collected your most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Somerset. Keep reading to see the dos and don'ts of renting a car.
Where can I find a great deal on a car rental in Somerset?
You're on your way to locating the best rate on your car rental when you use us. However, you can try to do a few things to keep your upcoming booking affordable. Make sure to:
- Compare and contrast 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 true cost before you rent
- Determine what car you'll need for your drive. Don't get more car than you need
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save on your Somerset rental car.
What rental suppliers have outlets in Somerset?
From budget-friendly brands like Dollar and Thrifty to global names like Avis and Sixt, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read 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 Somerset?
That all depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit Somerset. If you're having difficulty deciding, be sure to read over the chart below. We've compared the most popular types of cars for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Groups or Families looking for adventure in the Texas back-country||Ford Edge, Kia Sorento, or similar|
|Full Size||Planning a big trip with a large group of friends or family members||Hyundai Sonata, Ford Fusion, or similar|
|Economy Car||Great for navigating and parking in big cities||Ford Fiesta, Chevrolet Spark, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Somerset?
Usually, the age limit for renting a car in Somerset is 21. But, there might be an additional fee if you're under 25 or for higher category vehicles in particular. Go over the supplier's terms to find what any additional charges is before you reserve your rental.
Does Somerset require rental car insurance?
Insurance is always needed, no matter where you rent a vehicle. Nevertheless, you could already be covered by your existing car or credit card policies. Keep in mind, your policies might not totally cover your rental, and you'll need to add it to your booking for Somerset. Check in advance and, if it is required, you can simply add it at the CarRentals.com checkout.
What are the different fuel policies?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will have to find a gas station close to the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||There will be a full tank of gas when you pick up your automobile. You can use as much fuel as you need and top it off when you return your car. 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. Used a quarter 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 and return the car with the tank empty. Check with the supplier to see if they'll refund you for any unused fuel||There will be no need to go searching for a gas station before you drop-off your car||You usually pay more for a tank upfront then you would going to a nearby gas station|
|Empty to empty||You may not 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 won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll need to locate a gas station as soon as you collect the car|
What fuel policy should I get?
We usually recommend that you choose 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 Somerset?
Unlimited miles is a great option if you decide to do some sightseeing or visit several business associates all over Somerset. You can cruise as much as you want and not incur extra charges. Review your policy to see if there are mileage limitations.
Tips before you leave the lot
Before you begin on your Somerset adventure, check out a few things prior to leaving the rental lot. You should:
- Check out the car and determine if there is any damage or scratches. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
- Check the trunk to determine if the spare is properly inflated and the necessary tools to change it are there
- 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 windshield wipers
- Figure out how to work the radio or entertainment features. It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are navigating a new area
Book your Somerset car rental today
You know you can depend on a perfect ride that will result in more extra cash in the bank when you book with CarRentals.com. Book today to cash in on cheap deals on your ideal Somerset rental car. See you on the road.