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Car rentals in Vinton: All you need to know

You want a great car to get around Vinton whether you're traveling for a business or pleasure. Explore the famous sites around the city and pull up in front of the best restaurants in Vinton. We've collected the most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Vinton. Find out which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.

How can I find a bargain rental car in Vinton?

CarRentals.com makes it easy to book budget-friendly rates. Just enter your travel dates and scroll down the list of rental companies, choose the top rental locations, and find the best offers in Vinton. You can also:

  • Compare the prices of vehicles
  • Avoid pick-ups or drop-offs at airports, which can cost more
  • Know ahead of time the amount of mileage/fuel you may use
  • Search and reserve as far in advance as you can

Just following even a few of these tips can help you save on your Vinton rental car.

What rental companies have retailers in Vinton?

From budget-friendly brands like Thrifty and Budget to global names like Hertz and Sixt, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the online reviews to help you figure out which one is best for your next trip.

What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Vinton?

That all depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit Vinton. If you're having difficulty choosing, be sure to look over the table below. We've compared the most popular types of cars for you:

Car TypeBest forCategory Includes
PremiumWhen you deserve the bestInfiniti, Mercedes Benz, or similar
SUV or MinivanFamilies with a lot of suitcases and a need for spaceHyundai Santa Fe, Nissan Quest, or similar
Economy or Compact CarGreat for driving through congested citiesChevrolet Spark, Vauxhall Corsa, or similar

What age do you have to be to rent a car in Vinton?

Generally, to rent a car in Vinton you must be at least 21. But, there might be an additional charge if you are under 25 or for larger or higher category vehicles in particular. Go through the terms to figure out what any additional fees is before you rent your car.

Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Vinton?

Most countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to purchase interim insurance through the rental car supplier. Otherwise, as a U.S. citizen, you can also add on Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com at checkout. Several credit cards (Discover, American Express, Visa, and MasterCard) will cover your car rental. But there may be limitations, such as not covering larger vehicles like premium models or some SUVs. It is best to call and find out exactly what your credit card will cover and how much before you travel to Vinton.

What is the fuel policy for Vinton rental cars?

Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Here is a list of the typical policies.

You will need to find a gas station near your car rental supplier
Policy TypePolicy DescriptionAdvantagesDisadvantages
Full to FullThe gas tank will be full when you pick up your car. You can use as much fuel as you want and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off when you are done. Just make sure to refill the tank before you return the car to avoid a refueling costYou 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 fuel you don't need. You can shop around for the cheapest prices and you'll only be charged refueling fees 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. Several providers provide a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to verify with them beforehandThere will be no need to go searching for a gas station before you return your carThe supplier usually charges a higher rate for the fuel than a local gas station
Empty to emptyYou 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 backYou fill the tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump pricesYou'll have to fill up before you go on a long trip

What fuel policy should I get?

We usually suggest that you opt for the full-to-full policy. This policy simply means you bring your rental back to the full, and you're all set.

Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Vinton?

Unlimited miles is a good choice if you plan to do a little sightseeing or visit several business associates all over Vinton. You can cruise wherever you like and not incur additional charges. Go over your rental agreement to see if there are any restrictions.

Before you leave the lot

Before you get started on your Vinton adventure, check a few items prior to leaving the rental lot. It's important to:

  • Look over your car and be sure there is no damage or scratches. If so, write it down on your 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 to your liking, and figure out how to turn on the lights and wipers
  • Figure out how to work the navigation and entertainment. It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are driving around a new city

Book your Vinton rental car 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. CarRentals.com has the ideal car rental that can fit your needs and not deplete your travel piggy bank.