Car rentals in Stockton: All you need to know
A Stockton car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You can check out all the sights, and even see what else the rest of Georgia has to offer. We've answered your most popular questions about renting a car in Stockton. Read on to see which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
Where do I find a bargain car rental in Stockton?
CarRentals.com makes it easy to book the cheapest rates. Just enter your travel dates and go down the list of car rental companies, select the top rental locations, and find the cheapest offers in Stockton. You should also:
- Compare and contrast the rates for a few suppliers on the type of car you want
- Book as far in advance as possible. You'll usually save more and get the car of your choice
- Be aware of any cost for fuel policy, additional drivers, and mileage limits. That way you can make sure you know the actual cost before you book
- Decide the vehicle you'll need for your vacation. Don't get more car than you need
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save big on your Stockton rental car.
What rental suppliers have outlets in Stockton?
From budget-friendly brands like Dollar and Thrifty to global names like Avis and Enterprise, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Scan through the online reviews to help you figure out which is best for you.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Stockton?
That all depends on your needs and what activities you want to do in Stockton. If you're having a bit of trouble choosing, be sure to read over the chart below. We've compared the most popular types of vehicles for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Those looking for a little off-road adventure||Ford Edge, Kia Sorento, or similar|
|Full Size||If you plan on doing plenty of exploring and want a comfy ride||Infiniti Q50, Ford Fusion, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want a quiet and comfortable ride||BMW i3, Toyota Prius, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Stockton?
Generally, to rent a car in Stockton you must be at least 21. Please note, you may find that there is an added charge if you're under the age of 25 or for larger or higher category cars. Go through the terms to determine what the exact price is before you book your vehicle.
Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Stockton?
Insurance is always needed, wherever you're renting a car. 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, those policies might not totally cover your rental, and you'll have to add it to your booking for Stockton. Check ahead of time and, if it's required, you can simply include it at the CarRentals.com checkout.
Are there different fuel policies?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will have to search for a gas station close to your rental car supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank when you pick up your automobile. Use as much petrol as you wish and top it off when you return your car when you are done. 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, you'll only have to refill half of a tank, and therefore avoid paying for fuel you don't need. You can fill up at any station you want and you'll only be charged refueling fees if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You pay for a full tank of gas when you pick the car up and bring the car back with the tank empty. Some providers provide a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to verify with them beforehand||You won't need to find a petrol station near your rental drop-off location||You usually pay a more expensive price for a tank upfront then you would going to a nearby gas station|
|Empty to empty||You will not have a full tank of fuel when you collect the vehicle, and you don't need to fill the tank back up when you bring the car back||You fill the 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?
At CarRentals.com, we suggest a full to full policy. You pick up your rental with a full tank, and you will want to return it topped off. For a cheaper rate, 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 Stockton?
Unlimited miles is a good choice if you plan to do a little sightseeing or visit a lot of clients all over Stockton. You can drive wherever you want without incurring additional charges. Read over your policy to find out if there are any restrictions.
Know before you go
Be sure you check a few items prior to leaving the rental lot. It's important to:
- Look over the car and be sure there is no damage 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
- Figure out how to work the navigation and entertainment. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Stockton car rental today
When you reserve your Stockton rental car with CarRentals.com, you can count on a perfect ride that will result in more extra cash in the bank. Cash in on cheap deals on your ideal Stockton rental car when you book with us. We'll see you on the road.