Car rentals in Wallops Island: All you need to know
A Wallops Island car rental gives you the opportunity to go where you want, when you want. You can check out all the sights, and even find out what the rest of Virginia has to offer. We've collected your most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Wallops Island. Read on to discover how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
How do I find a great deal on a car rental in Wallops Island?
CarRentals.com makes it easy to book the best deals. Just enter your travel dates and scroll through the variety of rental car companies, choose the top rental locations, and find the cheapest offers in Wallops Island. You can also:
- Compare the prices of vehicles
- Avoid pick-ups and drop-offs at airports, which can cost more
- Know ahead of time how much fuel/mileage you may use
- Search and book in advance
These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Wallops Island.
What rental companies have agencies in Wallops Island?
From budget-friendly brands like Dollar and Thrifty to global names like Ace and Enterprise, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the online reviews to get an idea of which one meets your needs.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Wallops Island?
That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what activities you want to do in Wallops Island. If you're having trouble deciding, be sure to read over our chart below. We have compared the most popular categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Premium||When you deserve the best||Camaro, Chrysler 300, or similar|
|SUV||Family trips where you need additional room||Jeep Grand Cherokee, Nissan Quest, or similar|
|Compact Car||When saving money and good gas mileage are your top priorities||Fiat 500, Nissan Versa Note, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Wallops Island?
Normally, to rent a car in Wallops Island you must be at least 21. Please note, you may find that there is an additional charge if you are under 25 or for higher category vehicles. Go through the terms to find what any additional fees will be before you reserve your rental.
Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Wallops Island?
Insurance is mandatory, no matter where you rent a car. However, you might already be covered by your credit card or car policies. Keep in mind, your policies may not cover you 100%, and you'll need to add it on to your booking. Check in advance and, if it is required, you can conveniently add it at the CarRentals.com checkout.
What are the different fuel policies?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. 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||The tank will be full when you get your automobile. Use as much petrol as you like and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the end of your rental period. As long as you replace the fuel before returning the car, you won't face any extra fees||You only pay for the fuel you use. If you only use half of a tank, you'll only have to 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 pay service fees if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll pay for a full tank and return the car with the tank empty. Several suppliers offer a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to confirm with them beforehand||You won't need to find a petrol 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 your vehicle, and you don't have to fill the tank back up before you drop it back off||You fill the 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?
We usually suggest that customers choose the full-to-full policy. This policy simply means you bring your rental back to the full, and you're all set.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
Unlimited miles is a good choice if you decide to do some sightseeing or visit several clients all over Wallops Island. You can drive wherever you want without incurring extra charges. Make sure to read your rental agreement to discover if there are mileage restrictions.
Before you drive off
Be sure you go over a few things prior to leaving the lot on your Wallops Island adventure. It's worth the time to:
- Walk around your car and be sure there is no damage or scrapes. If you notice any, 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, 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 Wallops Island rental car today
Use CarRentals.com to get the best wheels Wallops Island has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be cruising between the great restaurants, world-famous landmarks, and all the marvelous sites in Wallops Island.