Car rentals in Troy: All you need to know
A Troy car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You can explore all the sights, and even find out what the rest of North Carolina has to offer. We've gathered your most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Troy. Find out how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
How do I get a great deal on a car rental in Troy?
We always try to get you the best rate. But, there are ways to get an even cheaper price on your upcoming rental. Be sure to:
- Check the mileage policy to steer clear of any surprise expenses
- Reserve your rental as far ahead of time as you can
- Avoid airport pick-ups; they normally are pricier
- Compare weekly and daily rates; you might save more with a longer rental
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save big on your Troy rental car.
What rental companies have outlets in Troy?
From global names like National and Enterprise to budget-friendly brands like Thrifty and Budget, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the online reviews to help you figure out which one meets your needs.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Troy?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this North Carolina city means you're bound to find a car that suits your needs. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury||When you need the best||Infiniti, Audi, or similar|
|SUV||Families with a lot of bags and a need for space||Ford Escape, Chrysler Town & Country, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those looking for a fuel-efficient vehicle||Toyota Prius, Honda Civic, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Troy?
Usually, to rent a car in Troy you must be at least 21—the same as it is across the rest of the USA. Additionally, many suppliers charge an extra fee if you are under 25. Be sure to read over the terms to discover what the exact rate will be before you book your car.
Is insurance required to rent a car in Troy?
Most countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to purchase interim coverage with the rental car company. Otherwise, as a U.S. citizen, you can also add on Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com at checkout. Many credit card issuers (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover) will provide some coverage. But there may be limitations, such as not covering larger automobiles such as premium models or some SUVs. It is best to call and find out what kind of coverage is offered before you travel to Troy.
What is the fuel policy for Troy rental cars?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will have to find a gas station close to the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank 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 need to replace the fuel you 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 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 pay for a full tank upfront and bring the car back with the tank empty. Some suppliers provide 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 more for the tank than you would filling up at a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You won't have a full tank when you pick up your 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 can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll need to find a gas station as soon as you get the car|
What fuel policy do you recommend?
Many suppliers offer a variety of fuel policies. However, full-to-full is our stand-out choice. 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 Troy.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Troy?
If you wish to explore all that Troy and maybe even the rest of North Carolina offers, you are going to need unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Troy. Go over the fine print to make sure they are actually "unlimited."
Tips before you leave the lot
Make sure you check a few things before you leave the lot on your Troy adventure. You should take time to:
- Walk around the car and be sure there is no damage or scrapes. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
- Check the trunk to see if the spare is properly inflated and the jack and lung wrench are there
- 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 operating the entertainment and GPS (if available). You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Troy 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. CarRentals.com has the ideal rental car that can suit your needs and not deplete your travel fund.