Car rentals in Wilson: All you need to know
A Wilson car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You can explore all the sights, and even find out what the rest of Arkansas has to offer. We've collected your most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Wilson. Read on to see the dos and don'ts of renting a car.
How can I find a bargain rental car in Wilson?
We always try to get you the best deal. But, there are ways to get an even cheaper price on your upcoming rental. You can:
- Compare vehicle pricing before you book
- Try to avoid pick-ups and drop-offs at airports, which can be more expensive
- Determine ahead of time how much mileage/fuel you may use
- Search and book in advance
Even a little knowledge can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental companies have agencies in Wilson?
From budget-friendly brands like Thrifty and Budget to global names like National and Hertz, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the online reviews to get an idea of which meets your needs.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Wilson?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Arkansas town means you're certain to find a vehicle that is perfect for you. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Premium||Business travelers who want a little luxury as they cruise Wilson||Mercedes C-Class, Audi A4, or similar|
|SUV||If you plan on doing a lot of sightseeing and want a comfy ride||Jeep Grand Cherokee, Nissan Quest, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want to get the most mpg on their trip||Toyota Prius, Honda Civic, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Wilson?
Generally, to rent a car in Wilson you must be at least 21. Please note, there might be an added charge if you are under 25 or for higher category cars. Go over the terms to discover what the exact price will be before you reserve your rental.
Is insurance required to rent a car in Wilson?
When cruising through Wilson or the rest of the U.S.A., you will need insurance. Many suppliers need proof of insurance before you rent a car. The majority of countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to buy additional insurance through the rental car dealer, if you think your insurance won't cover your rental during your trip. Otherwise, as a United States citizen, you can also book Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com during checkout.
The major credit card issuers (MasterCard, Visa, American Express, and Discover) will generally offer coverage. However, many of them have restrictions, like not covering bigger vehicles like trucks or SUVs. It is best to find out exactly what your credit card will cover and how much before you travel to Wilson.
What are the different fuel policies?
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 close to the drop-off location
|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 like and top it off when you return your car when you are done. 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. Used a half of a tank? Then you just fill it back up to full. You won't be paying for any gas you didn't use. You can fill up at any station you want and you'll only pay service charges if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll get the car with a full tank of fuel and return the car with the tank empty. Several providers provide a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to verify with them beforehand||You won't have to find for a gas station before you return your car||You might pay a higher rate for the tank than you would filling up at a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You may not have a full tank when you collect your vehicle, and you won't have to fill the tank back up before 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 do any serious driving|
What fuel policy should I get?
Many rental car suppliers offer a range of fuel policies. However, full-to-full is our stand-out choice. You simply bring the car back with the same amount of fuel you got it with. Just be sure you make time to shop for the cheapest gas prices.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
Unlimited mileage is a good choice for anyone who don't want to worry about watching the odometer their whole trip. Just make sure that your policy really provides unlimited miles. Read the details on mileage limits before you book.
Before you drive off
Make sure you check a few items before you leave the rental lot on your Wilson adventure. It's worth the time to:
- Inspect the car and determine if there is any damage or scrapes. If you notice any, write it down on your paperwork
- Make you have a properly inflated spare tire, lug wrench, and jack in the trunk
- Familiarize yourself with the 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 navigation and entertainment. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Wilson rental car today
Use CarRentals.com to get the best wheels Wilson has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be cruising between the highly-rated restaurants, famous landmarks, and all the terrific sites in Wilson.