Car rentals in Sweet Home: All you need to know
A Sweet Home car rental gives you the opportunity to go where you want, when you want. You can check out all the sights, and even find out what else the rest of Arkansas has to offer. We've answered the most popular questions about car rentals in Sweet Home. Find out the dos and don'ts of renting a car.
Where do I find a great deal on a rental car in Sweet Home?
We always try to get you the best deal. However, to increase your savings on your trip to Sweet Home you can do a few things. You can:
- Read the mileage policy to steer clear of any surprises
- Book your vehicle as far in advance as you can
- Avoid airport pick-ups; they tend to be pricier
- Compare weekly and daily rates; you may save more with a longer rental
These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Sweet Home.
What rental suppliers have retailers in Sweet Home?
From budget-friendly brands like Fox and Budget to global names like National and Hertz, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Scan through the reviews to get an idea of which is best for your next trip.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Sweet Home?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Arkansas metropolis means you're bound to find a vehicle that suits your needs. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Those looking for a little off-road excitement||Ford Edge, Kia Sorento, Jaguar F-Pace, or similar|
|Full Size||Planning a big trip with a large group of friends or family members||Infiniti Q50, Hyundai Sonata, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want a quiet and comfortable ride||BMW i3, Kia Optima, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Sweet Home?
Normally, the age limit for renting a car in Sweet Home is 21. Please note, you may find that there is an added charge if you're under the age of 25 or for higher category vehicles. Go through the supplier's terms to find what the exact charge will be before you book your car.
Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Sweet Home?
Most countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to buy additional insurance through rental car company for your trip, if you think your insurance won't cover you while traveling through the United States. Otherwise, as a United States citizen, you can also purchase Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com at checkout. Many major card issuers, like Visa or Discover, provide some coverage; however, there may be restrictions. For example, they may not cover your rental car if you book a larger or luxury vehicle. Make sure to check car rental supplier's policy before you decide.
What are the different fuel policies?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will need to find an open gas station close to your rental car supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The tank will be full when you get your automobile. 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 pay for the fuel you use. Used a half of a tank? Then you just fill it back up to full. You won't need to pay for any gas you didn't use. 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'll pay for a full tank of gas and return the car with an empty tank. Many suppliers offer a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to confirm with them beforehand||You won't have to search for a gas station before you return your car||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 collect the vehicle, and you won't have to fill the tank back up when you drop it back off||You refill your tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll have to fill up before you go on a long trip|
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
Most suppliers give you a full tank policy. We advise returning your car filled up. To avoid any added expenses, it is best to fill up your tank before bringing the car rental.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
Unlimited miles is a good choice if you decide to do a bit of sightseeing or visit a lot of business associates all over Sweet Home. You can cruise wherever you like and not incur additional charges. Make sure to read your rental agreement to see if there are mileage limitations.
Before you leave the lot
Before you get going on your Sweet Home adventure, make sure you check out a few items before you leave the rental lot. It's worth the time to:
- Look over the car and determine if there is any dents or scratches. If so, write it down on your paperwork
- 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 windshield wipers
- Get comfortable operating the navigation and entertainment. It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are driving around a new city
Book your Sweet Home rental car 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 fit your needs and not deplete your travel fund.