Car rentals in Tifton: All you need to know
You want a great automobile to take you around Tifton whether you're going for a business or pleasure. Check out the top sites around town and pull up in front of the best restaurants in Tifton. We've gathered your most popular questions about renting a car in Tifton. Read on to see how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
Where can I find a great deal on a car rental in Tifton?
We always try to get you the best price. But, there are a more ways to increase your savings. Make sure to:
- Read through the mileage policy to steer clear of any surprises
- Book your rental car as far in advance as you can
- Avoid airport pick-ups; they generally are pricier
- Compare daily and weekly rates; you may save more with a longer rental
Even a little rental car know-how can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental companies have retailers in Tifton?
In Tifton, we have a few rental car companies to pick from, like Enterprise. Read through the online reviews to get an idea of which is best for you.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Tifton?
That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what you'll be doing when you visit Tifton. If you're having difficulty deciding, be sure to read over our chart below. We've compared the most popular vehicle categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Great for families who want comfort and to fit in all their luggage||Ford Edge, Jaguar F-Pace, or similar|
|Full Size||If you plan on doing a lot of exploring and want a comfortable ride||Chevrolet Impala, Toyota Camry, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want a quiet and comfortable ride||BMW i3, Toyota Prius, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Tifton?
Generally, to rent a car in Tifton you must be at least 21. However, you may find that there is an added fee if you are under 25 or for larger or higher category vehicles. Go over the supplier's terms to find what the exact fee is before you book your rental.
Is insurance required to rent a car in Tifton?
Insurance is always needed, no matter where you're renting a car. However, your current car insurance may cover you. Additionally, if you pay for the rental in full using your credit card, the card's policy may also insure you. Keep in mind, these policies may not cover you 100%, and you'll need to add it on to your booking. Look into it before you book and, if it is necessary, you can simply add it at checkout.
What is the difference between all the fuel policies?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will have to search for an open gas station close to your rental car supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||There will be a full tank of gas when you pick up your car. You can use as much fuel as you wish and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off 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. 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 can fill up at any station you want and you'll only be charged refueling fees or service charges if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll pay for a full tank of fuel and return the car with an empty tank. Several rental car companies provide a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to verify with them beforehand||You won't have to search for a gas station before you drop-off your car||You usually pay more for a tank upfront then going to a local station|
|Empty to empty||You may not have a full tank when you collect the vehicle, and you don't have to fill the tank back up before you bring the car back||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 type of fuel policy should I choose?
We usually recommend 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?
Unlimited miles is a good option if you decide to do some sightseeing or visit several clients all over Tifton. You can cruise as much as you like without incurring additional charges. Read over your policy to discover if there are mileage limitations.
Know before you go
Before you get started on your Tifton trip, go over a few items prior to leaving the lot. It's worth the time to:
- Check out your car and make sure there is no damage or scrapes. 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, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Figure out how to work the entertainment and GPS (if available). It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are driving around a new area
Book your Tifton 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 car that can fit your needs and not break the bank.