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Car rentals in Sunset Beach: All you need to know

You need a great vehicle to take you around Sunset Beach whether you're going for a business trip or a vacation. Explore the famous sites around the area and park in front of the best restaurants in Sunset Beach. CarRentals.com has answered your most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Sunset Beach. Read on to find out which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.

Where do I find a bargain rental car in Sunset Beach?

CarRentals.com makes it a cinch to book the cheapest deals. Just type in your travel dates and go down the list of rental suppliers, select the top rental locations, and find the best packages Sunset Beach has to offer. You should also:

  • Compare vehicle pricing before you book
  • Avoid airport pick-ups or drop-offs, which can be more expensive
  • Determine ahead of time the amount of mileage/fuel you may use
  • Search and book in advance

Even a little rental car know-how can go a long way to getting you the most savings.

What rental companies have retailers in Sunset Beach?

From global names like Avis and Enterprise to budget-friendly brands like Budget and Thrifty, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Scan through the online reviews to help you figure out which meets your needs.

What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Sunset Beach?

Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this California town means you're bound to find a car that suits your needs. Some options include:

Car TypeBest forCategory Includes
Luxury or Premium-classWhen you really want to treat yourself on your getaway to Sunset BeachMercedes C-Class, Cadillac XTS, or similar
Minivan or SUVFamilies with plenty of luggage and a need for spaceDodge Grand Caravan, Nissan Quest, or similar
HybridThose that want a quiet and comfortable ride with terrific miles per gallonBMW i3, Toyota Prius, or similar

How old do you have to be to rent a car in Sunset Beach?

Usually, the age limit for renting a car in Sunset Beach is 21—the same as it is across the rest of the USA. If you are under 25, you might also need to pay a surcharge. Be sure to read over the terms to discover what the exact price is before you book your rental.

Do I need insurance to rent a car in Sunset Beach?

Insurance is always needed, wherever you rent a vehicle. With that said, your current car insurance may cover you. Additionally, if you pay using your credit card, the card's benefits may also insure you. Keep in mind, those policies may not provide 100% coverage, and you'll have to add it to your booking for Sunset Beach. Look into it before you book and, if it is needed, you can easily add it at checkout.

What is the difference between all the 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 search for a gas station near your rental car supplier
Policy TypePolicy DescriptionAdvantagesDisadvantages
Full to FullThere will be a full tank of gas when you get your car. You can use as much fuel as you like and top it off when you return your car at the rental dealer. Just make sure to refill the tank before you return the car to avoid a refueling costYou only pay for the fuel you use. Used a quarter of a tank? Then you just fill it back up to full. You won't need to pay for any you didn't use. You won't pay more than local fuel prices and you'll only pay service charges if you don't refill the tank
Full to empty (pre-paid)You'll pick up the car with a full tank of gas and return the car with an empty tank. Ask the provider to see if they'll refund you for any unused fuelYou won't need to find a petrol station near your rental drop-off locationYou usually pay a higher rate for a tank upfront then you would going to a nearby gas station
Empty to emptyYou may not have a full tank when you collect your vehicle, and you won't need to fill the tank back up when you bring the car backYou refill your tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump pricesYou'll have to fill up before you go on a long trip

What type of fuel policy should I choose?

Many suppliers offer a variety of fuel policies. However, the stand-out choice is usually full-to-full. You simply bring the car back with the same amount of fuel you got it with. Just be sure you make time to shop for the cheapest gas prices.

Is it worth getting unlimited miles?

Unlimited miles is a good option if you plan to do a little sightseeing or visit a lot of customers all over Sunset Beach. You can drive as much as you want and not incur added charges. Review your rental agreement to discover if there are any limitations.

Before you drive off

Be sure you check out a few things before you leave the lot. It's worth the time to:

  • Check out your vehicle and be certain there is no damage or scratches. If you notice any, mark it down on your paperwork
  • Inspect the trunk to determine if the spare is inflated and the necessary tools to change it are there
  • Familiarize yourself with the car. Adjust the mirrors and seats, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
  • Get comfortable working the radio or entertainment features. It's best to limit any unneeded distractions when you are navigating a new region

Book your Sunset Beach car rental today

When you book with CarRentals.com, you can count on a wonderful set of wheels that will result in more extra cash in the bank. Cash in on cheap deals on your ideal Sunset Beach car rental when you book with CarRentals.com. We'll see you out here.