Car rentals in West Point: All you need to know
A West Point car rental gives you the opportunity to go where you want, when you want. You'll be able to check out all the sights, and even see what else the rest of Arkansas has to offer. CarRentals.com has collected your most popular questions about renting a car in West Point. Keep reading to discover how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
Where do I get a great deal on a rental car in West Point?
You're on your way to finding the best deal on your car rental by booking through us. However, there are ways to get an even cheaper price on your next booking. You can:
- Take time to compare vehicle pricing
- Try to avoid airport pick-ups and drop-offs, which typically cost more
- Determine ahead of time how much fuel/mileage you may use
- Search and book as far in advance as you can
Even a little rental car know-how can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental suppliers have agencies in West Point?
From budget-friendly brands like Economy and Budget to global names like Hertz and Enterprise, 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 your next trip.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to West Point?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Arkansas metropolis means you're certain to find a car that suits your needs. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Premium||When you want to travel West Point in style||Audi A4, Cadillac XTS, or similar|
|SUV or Minivan||If you plan on doing a lot of sightseeing and want a comfortable ride||Ford Escape, Chrysler Town & Country, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want to get the most mpg on their trip||BMW i3, Kia Optima, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in West Point?
Normally, the age limit for car rentals in West Point is 21—the same as it is across the rest of the USA. If you are under 25, you might also need to pay a surcharge. Be sure to read the terms to determine what the exact price will be before you reserve your rental.
Is insurance required to rent a car in West Point?
Insurance is required, no matter where you rent a car. Nevertheless, your current car insurance may cover you. Additionally, if you pay using your credit card, the card's benefits may also insure you. Keep in mind, these policies may not cover you 100%, and you'll need to add it to your booking for West Point. Check ahead of time and, if it is required, you can easily add it at the CarRentals.com checkout.
Are there different fuel policies?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will have to search for an open gas station near your car rental supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank when you collect your vehicle. You can use as much fuel as you like and top it off when you return your car when you are done. If you refill the tank before you return your car, you won't be charged a refueling cost||You only pay for the fuel you use. Used a quarter of a tank? Then you just fill it back up to full. You won't need to pay for any gas you didn't use. You won't pay more than local fuel prices and you'll only pay service fees if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll receive the car with a full tank of fuel and return the car with the tank empty. Check with the provider to see if they will refund you for any unused fuel||You won't need to find a petrol station near your rental drop-off location||You usually pay more for a tank upfront then going to a local station|
|Empty to empty||You won't have a full tank when you collect your vehicle, and you won't need to refill the gas 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 get some gas before you go on a long trip|
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
We usually recommend that customers choose the full-to-full policy. This policy is the most straightforward, and you simply top off the tank before you bring it back.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in West Point?
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.
Know before you go
Be sure you check a few things prior to leaving the car rental lot. It's important to:
- Inspect your 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
- Figure out how to work the radio or entertainment features. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your West Point car rental today
Use CarRentals.com to get yourself the best wheels West Point has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be going between the well-known restaurants, world-famous landmarks, and all the must-see sites in West Point.