Car rentals in West End: All you need to know
You need a great automobile to get around West End whether you're going for a business trip or a vacation. Check out the top sites around the area and pull up in front of the best restaurants in West End. CarRentals.com has gathered the most frequently asked questions about car rentals in West End. Keep reading to see which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
How can I get a great deal on a rental car in West End?
You're well on your way to getting the best rate on your car rental with us. But, you can try to do a couple things to keep your next booking affordable. Make sure to:
- Take time to compare vehicle pricing
- Avoid airport pick-ups and drop-offs, which can cost more
- Determine ahead of time how much fuel/mileage you may use
- Search and reserve in advance
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save on your West End rental car.
What rental suppliers have retailers in West End?
From budget-friendly brands like Dollar and Thrifty to global names like Hertz and Enterprise, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the reviews to get an idea of which one is best for your next trip.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in West End?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this North Carolina city means you're bound to find a car that suits your needs. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury or Premium-class||When you want to travel West End in style||Infiniti, Audi, or similar|
|SUV or Minivan||Large groups that need room for all their suitcases||Chrysler Town & Country, Dodge Grand Caravan, or similar|
|Economy Car||Couple or two friends who plan on doing a bit of sightseeing||Ford Fiesta, Chevrolet Spark, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in West End?
Normally, to rent a car in West End you must be at least 21—the same as it is across the rest of the USA. Additionally, many suppliers charge an extra fee if you are under 25. Be sure to read over the supplier's terms to discover any additional charges is before you book your car.
Does West End require rental car insurance?
Almost all countries require driver's insurance. You might be able to purchase additional insurance through rental car company, if you think your insurance won't cover your rental. Otherwise, as a U.S. citizen, you can also purchase Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout. Several credit cards (Discover, American Express, Visa, and MasterCard) will offer coverage. However, many of them have restrictions, like not covering bigger vehicles like trucks or SUVs. It is best to call and find out what kind of coverage is offered before you head to West End.
What is the fuel policy for West End rental cars?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will need to search for a gas station near your rental car supplier
|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 want and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off. 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. If you only use half of a tank, you'll only have to refill half of a tank, and therefore avoid paying for any you don't need. You can fill up at any station you want and you'll only pay refueling charges if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll pay for a full tank of fuel and return the car with the tank empty. Ask the supplier to see if they'll refund you for any unused fuel||You won't need to find a petrol station near your rental drop-off location||You might pay more for the tank than you would filling up at a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You won't have a full tank when you pick up the vehicle, and you don't have to refill the gas before you bring the car back||You refill your tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll need to find a gas station shortly after you get the car|
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
We advise a full to full policy. You should get your automobile with a full tank, and you should return it topped off. For a cheaper rate, it is best to find a gas station before bringing the rental car.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
If you plan to explore all that West End and maybe even the rest of North Carolina offers, you're going to want unlimited miles. You can drive as far as you'd like without worrying about additional charges. Review the fine print to make certain they are actually "unlimited."
Know before you go
Be sure you go over a few things before you leave the lot. You should:
- Check out the car and determine if there is any dents or scratches. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
- Check the trunk to see if the spare is properly inflated and both the lug wrench and jack 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 radio or entertainment features. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your West End rental car today
Know that you can count on a wonderful vehicle that will leave you with extra cash in the bank when you reserve with CarRentals.com. Cash in on cheap deals on your ideal West End rental car when you book with CarRentals.com. See you around town.