Car rentals in Williamsport: All you need to know
A Williamsport car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You can explore all the sights, and even see what else the rest of Pennsylvania has to offer. CarRentals.com has answered your most popular questions about renting a car in Williamsport. Keep reading to find out how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
Where can I get a great deal on a rental car in Williamsport?
CarRentals.com makes it easy to snag budget-friendly rates. Simply enter your travel dates and go through the list of car rental suppliers, choose the top rental locations, and find the cheapest packages Williamsport has to offer. You should also:
- Compare vehicle pricing before you book
- Avoid airport pick-ups and drop-offs, which can be more expensive
- Determine ahead of time how much mileage/fuel you may use
- Search and reserve in advance
These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Williamsport.
What rental suppliers have outlets in Williamsport?
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. Scan 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 Williamsport?
That all depends on your needs and what activities you want to do in Williamsport. If you're having difficulty choosing, make sure to read over our table below. We have compared the most popular vehicle categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||To take on any kind of terrain and enjoy great views||Ford Edge, Kia Sorento, Jaguar F-Pace, or similar|
|Full Size||For big groups that want better fuel economy than an SUV||Infiniti Q50, Ford Fusion, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those looking for a fuel-efficient vehicle||Toyota Prius, Honda Civic, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Williamsport?
Normally, to rent a car in Williamsport you must be at least 21—the same as it is across the rest of the USA. Additionally, many suppliers charge an added fee if you are under 25. Be sure to go over the terms to find any additional charges will be before you book your vehicle.
Does Williamsport require rental car insurance?
Almost all countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to purchase temporary insurance through the rental car company. Otherwise, as a United States citizen, you can also purchase Collision Damage Coverage through 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 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 Williamsport.
What is the fuel policy for Williamsport 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 find an open gas station close to the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||There will be a full tank of gas when you pick up your vehicle. Use as much fuel as you want and top it off when you return your car at the rental office. 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. Used a quarter of a tank? Then you just fill it back up to full. You won't need to pay for any you didn't use. You can shop around for the cheapest prices and you'll only pay service charges if you don't fill up 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. Check with the rental car provider to see if they will refund you for any unused fuel||There will be no need to go searching for a gas station before you return your car||The supplier usually charges a higher rate for the fuel than a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You will not have a full tank of fuel 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 can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll have to fill up before you do any serious driving|
What fuel policy do you recommend?
We advise a full to full policy. You pick up your rental with a full tank, and you should bring it back it topped off. To avoid any added expenses, fill up your tank before you return the car. Stations near or around airports or car rental places tend to have higher prices.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
Unlimited mileage is a good choice 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.
Before you drive off
Before you get started on your Williamsport trip, be sure you go over a few items prior to leaving the car rental lot. You should:
- Inspect your car and determine if there is any dents or scrapes. If so, write it down on the paperwork
- Inspect the trunk to see if the spare is inflated and both the lug wrench and jack are there
- Familiarize yourself with the car. Adjust the mirrors and seats to your liking, and figure out how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Get comfortable working the navigation and entertainment. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Williamsport rental car today
Use CarRentals.com to get yourself the best wheels Williamsport has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be cruising between the great restaurants, renowned landmarks, and all the fantastic sites in Williamsport.