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 see what else the rest of Virginia has to offer. CarRentals.com has answered your most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Troy. Find out which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
Where do I find a bargain rental car in Troy?
You're well on your way to finding the best rate on your car rental by going through us. However, there are a more ways to increase your savings. You can:
- Read through the mileage policy to prevent any surprise fees
- Book your vehicle as far in advance as you can
- Avoid airport pick-ups; they generally are pricier
- Compare daily and weekly rates; you might save more if you rent the car for longer
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 budget-friendly brands like Budget and Thrifty to global names like Enterprise and Sixt, 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 types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Troy?
That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what activities you want to do in Troy. If you're having difficulty deciding, be sure to go over our table below. We've compared the most popular types of cars for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Perfect for families or groups who need a comfortable ride and have safety as a top priority||Ford Explorer, Hyundai Santa Fe, or similar|
|Full Size||Need extra room and comfort, but with the handling of a sedan||Infiniti Q50, Hyundai Sonata, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want a quiet and comfortable ride||Honda Civic, Kia Optima, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Troy?
Normally, the age limit for car rentals in Troy is 21. Please note, you may find that there is an added fee if you are under 25 or for larger or higher category cars. Go over the terms to figure out what the exact charge is before you book your car.
Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Troy?
Most countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to buy temporary insurance with the rental car supplier. Otherwise, as a U.S. citizen, you can also purchase Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout. Although many of the major card issuers, like Visa and MasterCard, offer some coverage, there may be restrictions. For instance, they may not cover your rental car if you reserve a luxury or larger vehicle. Check the policy before you decide.
What is the fuel policy for Troy rental cars?
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 near the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||There will be a full tank of gas when you pick up your car. Use as much petrol as you like and top it off when you return your car when you are done. 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. Used a half of a tank? Then you just fill it back up to full. You won't be paying for any fuel you didn't use. You can shop around for the cheapest prices and you'll only be charged refueling fees or service charges if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll pay for a full tank and return the car with the tank empty. Ask the provider to see if they'll refund you for any unused fuel||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 collect your vehicle, and you won't need to fill the tank back up before 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 do you recommend?
Many rental car suppliers offer a range of fuel policies. However, full-to-full is our stand-out winner. 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.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
Unlimited miles is a good choice if you plan to do a little sightseeing or visit a lot of business associates all over Troy. You can drive as much as you like without incurring additional charges. Make sure to read your policy to find out if there are any limitations.
Know before you go
Make sure you go over a few things prior to leaving the lot. It's worth the time to:
- Walk around the vehicle and determine if there is any damage or scratches. If you notice any, write it down on the paperwork
- Inspect the trunk to see if the spare is inflated and both the lug wrench and jack are there
- Familiarize yourself with the car. Adjust the mirrors and seats, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Get comfortable operating the navigation and entertainment. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Troy car rental today
When you reserve your Troy rental car with CarRentals.com, you can depend on a wonderful vehicle that will leave you with money to spare. Cash in on cheap deals on your Troy rental car when you book with CarRentals.com. We'll see you on the road.