Car rentals in Texarkana: All you need to know
A Texarkana 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 Arkansas has to offer. CarRentals.com has collected your most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Texarkana. Keep reading to see the dos and don'ts of car rentals.
Where do I get a bargain rental car in Texarkana?
We always strive to get you the best rate. But, you can try to do a couple things to keep your next rental affordable. Make sure to:
- Compare the prices of vehicles
- Try to avoid airport pick-ups or drop-offs, which typically are more expensive
- Know ahead of time the amount of mileage/fuel you may use
- Search and reserve in advance
These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Texarkana.
What rental suppliers have outlets in Texarkana?
From budget-friendly brands like Budget and Thrifty to global names like Ace and Enterprise, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the online reviews to get an idea of which is best for you.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Texarkana?
That all depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit Texarkana. If you're having a bit of trouble picking the right car, be sure to look over our table below. We have compared the most popular vehicle categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||To take on any kind of terrain and sightseeing||Ford Edge, Kia Sorento, or similar|
|Full Size||For trips where everyone needs room their suitcases||Hyundai Sonata, Ford Fusion, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those looking for a fuel-efficient vehicle||Honda Civic, Kia Optima, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Texarkana?
Generally, the age limit for renting a car in Texarkana is 21. Please note, there might be an added fee if you're under the age of 25 or for higher category vehicles in particular. Read through the supplier's terms to find what any additional charges will be before you book your vehicle.
Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Texarkana?
When cruising through Texarkana or the rest of the U.S.A., you'll need insurance. Almost every supplier requires that you show proof of insurance before you pick up your vehicle. Almost all countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to purchase temporary insurance with the rental agency. Moreover, as a U.S. citizen, you can also book Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com during checkout.
Many major card issuers, like MasterCard or Discover, provide some coverage, however, there are usually restrictions. For example, they may not cover your rental car if you reserve a luxury or larger vehicle. Be sure to check the rental car company's policy before you decide.
What is the fuel policy for Texarkana rental cars?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will need to search for a gas station near the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||There will be a full tank of gas when you collect your automobile. Use as much gas as you like and top it off when you return your car at the rental office. 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 quarter of a tank? Simply fill it back up to full. You won't be paying for any you didn't use. You can shop around for the cheapest prices and you'll only pay refueling charges if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You pay for a full tank upfront and bring the car back with the tank empty. Several 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 drop-off your car||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 need to refill the gas when you drop it back off||You fill the tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll have to get some gas 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 is the most straightforward, and you simply top off the tank before you bring it back.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
Unlimited miles is a great option if you decide to do some sightseeing or visit a lot of clients all over Texarkana. You can drive wherever you like without incurring extra charges. Make sure to read your rental agreement to see if there are mileage limitations.
Know before you go
Before you begin on your Texarkana adventure, go over a few items prior to leaving the car rental lot. You should take time to:
- Look over the vehicle and determine if there is any damage or scratches. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
- Check the trunk to determine if the spare is inflated and the jack and lung wrench are there
- Get familiar with the controls of your car. Adjust the mirrors and seats, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Get comfortable operating the entertainment and GPS (if available). You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Texarkana car rental today
Use CarRentals.com to get yourself the best wheels Texarkana has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be driving between the highly-rated restaurants, renowned landmarks, and all the fantastic sites in Texarkana.