Car rentals in Tipton: All you need to know
A Tipton car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You can explore all the sights, and even see what else the rest of Tennessee has to offer. CarRentals.com has answered your most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Tipton. Find out how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
Where can I find a bargain car rental in Tipton?
You are well on your way to locating the best rate on your car rental when you use CarRentals.com. But, you can remember a couple things to keep your next booking affordable. Be sure to:
- Compare vehicle pricing before you book
- Avoid airport pick-ups and drop-offs, which usually cost more
- Know ahead of time the amount of fuel/mileage you may use
- Search and book in advance
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save big on your Tipton rental car.
What rental suppliers have outlets in Tipton?
From global names like Hertz and Sixt to budget-friendly brands like Budget and Thrifty, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the online reviews to get an idea of which one is best for you.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Tipton?
That all depends on your needs and what activities you want to do in Tipton. If you're having trouble deciding, be sure to look over our table below. We've compared the most popular 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||If you plan on doing a lot of driving and want a comfortable ride||Chevrolet Impala, Toyota Camry, or similar|
|Compact Car||Couple or two friends heading to the beach and back||Chevrolet Spark, Vauxhall Corsa, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Tipton?
Typically, the age limit for renting a car in Tipton is 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 go through the supplier's terms to figure out what the total will be before you book your car.
Do I need insurance to rent a car in Tipton?
Almost all countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to pay for interim insurance with the rental car company. Otherwise, as a United States citizen, you can also add on Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com at checkout. Many credit cards (MasterCard, Visa, American Express, and Discover) will offer coverage. However, there may be limitations, like not covering larger vehicles such as premium models or some SUVs. It is best to call and find out what kind of coverage is offered before you head to Tipton.
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 a gas station close to your car rental supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The tank will be full when you get your car. Use as much gas as you like and top it off when you return your car at the end. As long as you replace the fuel before returning the car, you won't face any extra fees||You only pay for the fuel you use. If you only use half of a tank, you'll only need to refill half of a tank, and therefore avoid paying for fuel you don't need. 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'll receive the car with a full tank and return the car with an empty tank. Several providers offer a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to check with them beforehand||You won't need to find a gas station near your rental drop-off location||You usually pay a higher price for a tank upfront then you would going to a nearby gas station|
|Empty to empty||You won't have a full tank when you pick up your vehicle, and you don't need to refill the gas when you bring the car back||You fill the 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?
Many rental car suppliers offer a range of fuel policies. However, the stand-out choice is usually full-to-full. It simply means returning the car with the same level of gas as you got it with, so you'll never pay for anyone else's road trips through the Tipton.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
Unlimited mileage is a good choice for travelers who don't want to worry about how many miles they are driving. You will just need to make sure there's nothing else in the small print that could add in extra costs.
Know before you go
Before you get started on your Tipton vacation, be sure you go over a few items prior to leaving the lot. It's worth the time to:
- Inspect the vehicle and determine if there is any dents or scrapes. If you notice any, write it down on the 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, 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 navigating a new area
Book your Tipton car rental today
Use CarRentals.com to get yourself the best wheels Tipton has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be driving between the great restaurants, renowned landmarks, and all the marvelous sites in Tipton.