Car rentals in Victoria: All you need to know
A Victoria car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You can check out all the sights, and even see what else the rest of Virginia has to offer. We've gathered the most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Victoria. Read on to discover the dos and don'ts of car rentals.
Where can I find a bargain rental car in Victoria?
You're on your way to finding the best price on your car rental by booking through CarRentals.com. However, there are ways to get an even lower price on your upcoming rental. Be sure to:
- Compare the rates for a few suppliers on the type of car you want
- Book as far in advance as possible. You'll usually get your vehicle of your choice and save more
- Educate yourself on any cost for fuel policy, additional drivers, and mileage limits. That way you will know the true cost before you rent
- Don't rent more car than you need. Typically, the smaller the class the cheaper the rate
These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Victoria.
What rental suppliers have agencies in Victoria?
From global names like National and Hertz to budget-friendly brands like Economy and Budget, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the reviews to help you figure out which one is best for you.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Victoria?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Virginia city means you're bound to find an automobile that is perfect for you. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Best for families or groups who need a comfortable ride and to fit in all their luggage||Ford Edge, Kia Sorento, or similar|
|Full Size||For trips where everyone needs room their bags||Infiniti Q50, Hyundai Sonata, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want a quiet and comfortable ride with great fuel economy||Toyota Prius, Honda Civic, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Victoria?
Usually, to rent a car in Victoria you must be at least 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 read the terms to figure out what the total is before you book your rental.
Is insurance required to rent a car in Victoria?
Insurance is mandatory, wherever you're renting a car. However, you could already be insured by your existing car or credit card policies. Keep in mind, those policies may not cover you 100%, and you'll have to add it to your booking for Victoria. Look into it before you book and, if it's necessary, you can conveniently include it at checkout.
What is the fuel policy for Victoria rental cars?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will have to search for an open 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 get your car. Use as much fuel as you like 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 won't pay more than local fuel prices and you'll only pay refueling charges if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You pay for a full tank when you pick the car up and bring the car back with the tank empty. Many suppliers offer a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to confirm with them beforehand||You won't need to find a gas station near your rental drop-off location||The supplier usually charges a higher rate for the fuel than a local gas 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 can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll have to fill up before you go on a long trip|
What fuel policy should I get?
Many rental car suppliers offer a range 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 Victoria.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
Unlimited mileage is a good option for those who don't want to worry about incurring any extra charges with the distance they drive. You will just need to make sure there's nothing else in the small print that could add in extra costs.
Before you leave the lot
Make sure you go over a few things prior to leaving the car rental lot on your Victoria adventure. It's important to:
- Check out your car and make certain there is no dents or scrapes. If so, mark it down on the paperwork
- Inspect the trunk to determine if the spare is properly inflated and the necessary tools to change it 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 working the navigation and entertainment. It's best to limit any unneeded distractions when you are navigating a new city
Book your Victoria rental car today
Know that you can count on a wonderful vehicle that will result in more money to spare when you reserve with CarRentals.com. Cash in on cheap deals on your perfect Victoria rental car when you book with us. We'll see you out here.