Car rentals in Sweet Water: All you need to know
A Sweet Water car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You can check out all the sights, and even see what the rest of Alabama has to offer. We've gathered your most popular questions about renting a car in Sweet Water. Keep reading to discover how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
How do I find a great deal on a rental car in Sweet Water?
CarRentals.com makes it easy to book the cheapest deals. Simply enter your travel dates and go through the list of car rental companies, choose the top rental locations, and find the best packages Sweet Water has to offer. You can also:
- Compare the prices of vehicles
- Try to avoid airport pick-ups and drop-offs, which typically cost more
- Know ahead of time the amount of mileage/fuel you may use
- Search and reserve as far in advance as you can
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save big on your Sweet Water rental car.
What rental suppliers have agencies in Sweet Water?
From budget-friendly brands like Payless and Fox to global names like Hertz and Enterprise, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the online reviews to help you figure out which one is best for your next trip.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Sweet Water?
That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what activities you want to do in Sweet Water. If you're having difficulty choosing, make sure to go over the table below. We have compared the most popular categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Families or groups looking for adventure in the Alabama back-country||BMW X3, Ford Edge, or similar|
|Full Size||Families with suitcases and a need for space||Infiniti Q50, Hyundai Sonata, or similar|
|Economy Car||Great for driving in big cities||Fiat 500, Nissan Versa Note, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Sweet Water?
Normally, to rent a car in Sweet Water you must be at least 21—the same as it is across the rest of the USA. However, you might need to pay a surcharge if you're under 25. Be sure to review the rental agreement to discover any additional charges is before you reserve your rental.
Do I need insurance to rent a car in Sweet Water?
Almost all countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to buy additional insurance through rental car supplier, if you know your insurance won't cover you while traveling through the U.S. of A. Otherwise, as a U.S. citizen, you can also book Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout. Many credit card issuers (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover) will cover your car rental. However, many of them have restrictions, such as not covering large automobiles such as premium models or some SUVs. Make sure to call and find out what kind of coverage is offered before you head to Sweet Water.
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 an open gas station close to the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The tank will be full when you collect your car. You can use as much fuel as you need and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off. As long as you replace the fuel before returning the car, you won't face any extra fees||You only need to replace the fuel you used. Used a quarter 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 shop around for the cheapest prices and you'll only pay service fees if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You pay for a full tank upfront and bring the car back with the tank empty. Ask the provider to see if they'll refund you for any unused fuel||You won't have to find for a gas station before you drop-off 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 don't have to refill the gas before you drop it back off||You refill your tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll have to fill up before you go on a long trip|
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
We usually suggest 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.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
If you want to check out all that Sweet Water and maybe even the rest of Alabama offers, you are going to need unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Sweet Water. Review the fine print to make sure they are truly "unlimited."
Tips before you leave the lot
Make sure you go over a few things before you leave the car rental lot on your Sweet Water adventure. You should:
- Walk around your car and determine if there is any damage or scratches. If you notice any, mark it down on your paperwork
- 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 Sweet Water car rental today
Maybe you're traveling with your partner and kids, or carpooling with co-workers to and from the hotel to the conference center. Maybe you're traveling solo. No matter who you are traveling with, CarRentals.com has a vehicle that can fit your needs and not break the bank.