Car rentals in Wilmer: All you need to know
A Wilmer car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You'll be able to explore all the sights, and even find out what the rest of Texas has to offer. We've gathered the most popular questions about renting a car in Wilmer. Keep reading to discover which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
Where do I find a bargain car rental in Wilmer?
CarRentals.com makes it easy to get budget-friendly deals. Simply type in your travel dates and scroll down the list of rental companies, select the top rental locations, and find the best packages Wilmer has to offer. You can also:
- Compare and contrast the rates for a few suppliers on the type of car you want
- Book as far in advance as possible. You will usually save more and get the car of your choice
- Check the mileage and fuel policies. This way you'll avoid any surprises on your final bill
- Don't get more vehicle than you need. Typically, the smaller the car, the lower the rate
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save on your Wilmer rental car.
What rental suppliers have retailers in Wilmer?
From global names like Enterprise and Sixt to budget-friendly brands like Thrifty and Budget, 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 types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Wilmer?
That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what you'll be doing when you visit Wilmer. If you're having a little trouble choosing, be sure to read over the chart below. We've compared the most popular categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||To take on any kind of terrain and sightseeing||BMW X3, Ford Edge, or similar|
|Full Size||For trips where everyone needs room their bags||Chevrolet Impala, Toyota Camry, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want a quiet and comfortable ride||Toyota Prius, Honda Civic, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Wilmer?
Generally, the age limit for renting a car in Wilmer is 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 read the rental agreement to figure out any additional charges will be before you book your rental.
Does Wilmer require rental car insurance?
Most countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to pay for interim coverage with the rental car company. Otherwise, as a United States citizen, you can also add on Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout. Although many major card issuers, like Visa and MasterCard, give some insurance, there are usually restrictions. For example, they may not cover your rental car if you book a larger or luxury vehicle. Make sure to check rental car supplier's policy before you decide.
What is the fuel policy for Wilmer rental cars?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will have to search for a gas station near the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The tank will be full when you get your vehicle. You can use as much fuel as you want 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 half of a tank? Then you just fill it back up to full. You won't be paying for any fuel you didn't use. You won't pay more than local fuel prices and you'll only be charged refueling fees 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. Ask the rental car provider to see if they'll refund you for any unused fuel||You won't need to find a fuel station near your rental drop-off location||You usually pay more 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 collect the vehicle, and you don't need to fill the tank back up before you bring the car back||You fill the tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll need to locate a gas station shortly after you collect the car|
What fuel policy should I get?
We usually recommend that you choose the full-to-full policy. This policy simply means you bring your rental back to the full, and you're all set.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Wilmer?
If you wish to explore all that Wilmer and maybe even the rest of Texas offers, you're going to want unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Wilmer. Read the fine print to be certain they are truly "unlimited."
Know before you go
Before you get going on your Wilmer trip, check a few items prior to leaving the car rental lot. You should:
- Walk around the vehicle and determine if there is any dents or scratches. If so, mark it down on your paperwork
- Inspect the trunk to determine 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 windshield wipers
- Get comfortable working the entertainment and GPS (if available). It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are navigating a new area
Book your Wilmer rental car today
Use CarRentals.com to get the best wheels Wilmer has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be cruising between the highly-rated restaurants, world-famous landmarks, and all the terrific sites in Wilmer.