Car rentals in Sycamore: All you need to know
A Sycamore car rental gives you the opportunity to go where you want, when you want. You'll be able to explore all the sights, and even see what else the rest of South Carolina has to offer. We've answered your most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Sycamore. Keep reading to find out the dos and don'ts of booking a rental car.
Where can I get a great deal on a rental car in Sycamore?
CarRentals.com always tries to get you the best deal. But, there are ways to get an even cheaper price on your next rental. Be sure to:
- Compare the prices of vehicles
- Try to avoid pick-ups or drop-offs at airports, which typically cost more
- Know ahead of time how much mileage/fuel you may use
- Search and book in advance
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save on your Sycamore rental car.
What rental suppliers have agencies in Sycamore?
From budget-friendly brands like Fox and Budget to global names like Hertz and Sixt, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the online reviews to help you figure out which one is best for you.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Sycamore?
That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what activities you want to do in Sycamore. If you're having difficulty deciding, be sure to read over our table below. We have compared the most popular categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury||If you really want to treat yourself on your trip to Sycamore||Mercedes C-Class, Audi A4, or similar|
|Minivan||Families with plenty of suitcases and a need for space||Ford Escape, Chrysler Town & Country, or similar|
|Economy Car||Couple or two friends heading to the beach and back||Ford Fiesta, Chevrolet Spark, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Sycamore?
Usually, to rent a car in Sycamore 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 terms to find any additional fees is before you reserve your rental.
Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Sycamore?
Insurance is mandatory, no matter where you rent a vehicle. With that said, you might already be covered by your existing car or credit card policies. Keep in mind, these policies might not totally cover your rental, and you'll need to add it on to your booking. Check in advance and, if it is necessary, you can conveniently include it at the CarRentals.com checkout.
What is the difference between all the fuel policies?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will need 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 pick up your car. Use as much gas as you wish and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the end of your rental period. If you refill the tank before you return your car, you won't be charged a refueling cost||You only refill the amount of fuel that you've used. If you only use half of a tank, it's only necessary refill half of a tank, and therefore avoid paying for any you don't need. You won't pay more than local fuel prices and you'll only pay service fees if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll pick up the car with a full tank and return the car with an empty tank. Some suppliers provide a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to confirm with them beforehand||You won't need to find a gas station near your rental drop-off location||You might pay a higher rate for the tank than you would filling up at a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You will not have a full tank of fuel when you pick up 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 need to locate a gas station as soon as you get the car|
What fuel policy should I get?
Many suppliers offer a range of fuel policies. However, full-to-full is our stand-out choice. 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 mileage is a good choice for anyone who don't want to worry about incurring any extra charges with the distance they drive. Just make sure that your policy really provides unlimited miles. Read the details on mileage limits before you book.
Tips before you leave the lot
Before you get going on your Sycamore adventure, check out a few things prior to leaving the rental lot. You should take time to:
- Look over your car and make certain there is no dents 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 to your liking, and figure out how to turn on the lights and wipers
- Get comfortable working the navigation and entertainment. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Sycamore rental car 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 the situation, CarRentals.com has a rental car that can suit your needs and not break the bank.