Car rentals in White Plains: All you need to know
A White Plains car rental gives you the opportunity to go where you want, when you want. You can explore all the sights, and even see what the rest of Georgia has to offer. We've gathered the most popular questions about renting a car in White Plains. Read on to discover the dos and don'ts of renting a car.
How can I find a bargain rental car in White Plains?
You are on your way to getting the best price on your car rental by reserving it through CarRentals.com. But, you can do a few things to keep your upcoming booking affordable. Make sure to:
- Compare all the deals available
- Book as far in advance as possible. You'll usually get the vehicle of your choice and save more
- Check the fuel and mileage policies. This way you'll avoid any surprises on your final bill
- Determine what car you'll need for your drive. Don't get more car than you need
Even a little rental car know-how can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental suppliers have outlets in White Plains?
From budget-friendly brands like Economy and Budget to global names like Advantage and Hertz, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the online reviews to get an idea of which is best for you.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in White Plains?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Georgia metropolis means you're certain to find an automobile that suits your needs. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Premium||When you need the best||Cadillac XTS, Infiniti Q50, or similar|
|Minivan or SUV||Families with plenty of luggage and a need for space||Dodge Grand Caravan, Nissan Quest, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want a quiet and comfortable ride||BMW i3, Kia Optima, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in White Plains?
Normally, the age limit for car rentals in White Plains is 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 go through the rental agreement to determine any additional fees is before you book your rental.
Is insurance required to rent a car in White Plains?
Most countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to buy additional insurance through rental car company, if you know your insurance won't cover your rental during your trip. Otherwise, as a U.S. citizen, you can also purchase Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com at checkout. Although many major card issuers, like American Express or MasterCard, offer some coverage, there may be restrictions. For instance, they may not cover your rental car if you reserve a luxury or larger vehicle. Check the policy before you decide.
What is the difference between all the fuel policies?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will need to find an open gas station close to your car rental supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank when you collect your car. You can use as much fuel as you want and top it off when you return your car at the rental dealer. Just make sure to refill the tank before you return the car to avoid a refueling cost||You only refill the amount of fuel that you've used. 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 fill up at any station you want and you'll only pay refueling charges if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll pay for a full tank of fuel and return the car with an empty tank. Ask the rental car provider to see if they will refund you for any unused fuel||You won't need to find a fuel station near your rental drop-off location||You usually pay a higher rate for a tank upfront then you would going to a nearby gas station|
|Empty to empty||You won't have a full tank when you pick up your vehicle, and you won't need to refill the gas when you bring the car back||You refill your tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump 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 opt for 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?
If you plan to explore all that White Plains and maybe even the rest of Georgia offers, you're going to need unlimited miles. You can drive as far as you'd like without worrying about additional fees. Read the fine print to be certain your mileage is truly "unlimited."
Before you drive off
Be sure you check a few items before you leave the rental lot on your White Plains adventure. It's worth the time to:
- Check out the car and make certain there is no damage or scrapes. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
- Make you have a properly inflated spare tire, lug wrench, and jack in the trunk
- 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 entertainment and GPS (if available). You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your White Plains rental car today
Use CarRentals.com to get yourself the best wheels White Plains has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be driving between the great restaurants, famous landmarks, and all the must-see sites in White Plains.