Car rentals in Ulmer: All you need to know
An Ulmer car rental gives you the opportunity to go where you want, when you want. You'll be able to explore all the sights, and even find out what else the rest of South Carolina has to offer. CarRentals.com has answered the most popular questions about renting a car in Ulmer. Read on to see which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
Where can I get a great deal on a rental car in Ulmer?
CarRentals.com always strives to get you the best price. But, there are a more ways to increase your savings. You can:
- Compare and contrast the rates for a few suppliers on the type of car you want
- Book as far in advance as possible. You'll usually get the vehicle of your choice and save more
- Check the fuel and mileage policies. This way you'll avoid any surprises on your final bill
- Decide the vehicle you'll need for your vacation. Don't rent more car than you need
Even a little knowledge can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental companies have outlets in Ulmer?
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. Look through the online reviews to help you figure out which is best for your next trip.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Ulmer?
That all depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit Ulmer. If you're having difficulty picking the right car, make sure to look over the table below. We've compared the most popular types of cars for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury or Premium-class||When you deserve the best||Audi A4, Cadillac XTS, or similar|
|Minivan or SUV||Families with a lot of suitcases and a need for space||Chrysler Town & Country, Dodge Grand Caravan, or similar|
|Economy Car||For those looking to save the most on their trip||Fiat 500, Nissan Versa Note, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Ulmer?
Typically, the age limit for car rentals in Ulmer is 21. Please note, there might be an added charge if you're under the age of 25 or for larger or higher category rentals in particular. Go through the supplier's terms to find what the exact fee is before you book your car.
Do I need insurance to rent a car in Ulmer?
Insurance is always needed, no matter where you rent a car. That said, you could already be insured by your credit card or car policies. Keep in mind, these policies might not totally cover your rental, and you'll need to add it on to your booking. Look into it before you book and, if it's necessary, you can simply include it at the CarRentals.com checkout.
What are the different fuel policies?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will need to find 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 get your automobile. Use as much gas as you like and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the rental dealer. Just make sure to refill the tank before you return the car to avoid a refueling cost||You only need to replace the fuel you used. Used a quarter of a tank? Then you just fill it back up to full. You won't need to pay for any fuel you didn't use. You can shop around for the cheapest prices and you'll only pay service charges if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll get the car with a full tank and return the car with the tank empty. Several rental car companies offer a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to check with them beforehand||There will be no need to go searching for a gas station before you drop-off your car||You usually pay a higher rate for a tank upfront then you would going to a nearby gas station|
|Empty to empty||You will not have a full tank of fuel when you collect the vehicle, and you don't need to fill the tank back up before you drop it back off||You refill your tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll have to fill up before you do any serious driving|
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
Many suppliers offer a variety of fuel policies. However, the stand-out choice is usually full-to-full. You simply bring the car back with the same amount of fuel you got it with. .
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
Unlimited miles is a good choice if you decide to do a little sightseeing or visit a lot of clients all over Ulmer. You can cruise wherever you like without incurring extra charges. Go over your rental agreement to see if there are mileage limitations.
Tips before you leave the lot
Make sure you check out a few things prior to leaving the car rental lot. It's worth the time to:
- Look over your vehicle and determine if there is any dents 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
- Familiarize yourself with the car. Adjust the mirrors and seats to your liking, and figure out how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Get comfortable working the entertainment and GPS (if available). It's best to limit any unneeded distractions when you are navigating a new region
Book your Ulmer car rental today
Maybe you're carpooling with co-workers to and from the hotel to the conference center, maybe you're traveling solo, or maybe you're bringing your partner or kids. No matter who you are traveling with, CarRentals.com has a car that can align with your needs and not break your wallet.