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Car rentals in Bay Shore: All you need to know

You need a great car to get around Bay Shore whether you're traveling for a business or pleasure. Explore the top sites around town and pull up in front of the popular restaurants in Bay Shore. CarRentals.com has collected the most popular questions about renting a car in Bay Shore. Keep reading to find out the dos and don'ts of car rentals.

Where do I find a bargain car rental in Bay Shore?

CarRentals.com always strives to get you the best rate. However, you can do a few things to keep your next rental affordable. You can:

  • Compare the prices of vehicles
  • Avoid airport pick-ups or drop-offs, which usually are more expensive
  • Know ahead of time the amount of fuel/mileage you may use
  • Search and book in advance

These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Bay Shore.

What rental companies have agencies in Bay Shore?

From budget-friendly brands like Economy and Budget to global names like Enterprise and Hertz, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Scan through the reviews to help you figure out which one is best for you.

What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Bay Shore?

That all depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit Bay Shore. If you're having trouble choosing, be sure to go over our chart below. We have compared the most popular categories for you:

What age do you have to be to rent a car in Bay Shore?

Normally, to rent a car in Bay Shore you must be at least 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 over the rental agreement to discover what the total is before you book your vehicle.

Is insurance required to rent a car in Bay Shore?

When cruising through Bay Shore or the rest of the U.S. of A., you will need insurance. Many suppliers need proof of insurance before you pick up your automobile. The majority of countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to purchase temporary coverage with the rental supplier. Moreover, as a United States citizen, you can also book Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com at checkout.

Many major card issuers, like Visa or Discover, provide some insurance on your rental, but there are usually restrictions. For instance, you may not be covered if you reserve a luxury or larger vehicle. Check your rental car company's policy before you decide.

Are there different fuel policies?

Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Here is a list of the typical policies.

You will have to search for a gas station close to the drop-off location

What type of fuel policy should I choose?

Most suppliers provide you a full to full tank policy. We advise returning the car topped off. To avoid any added expenses, it is best to fill up your tank before you return the car. Stations close to airports or car rental places tend to have higher prices.

Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Bay Shore?

If you plan to check out all that Bay Shore and maybe even the rest of New York offers, you're going to need unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Bay Shore. Go over the fine print to be sure they are truly "unlimited."

Before you drive off

Before you get started on your Bay Shore adventure, go over a few items prior to leaving the car rental lot. You should:

  • Check out your vehicle and determine if there is any dents or scrapes. If you notice any, write it down on your paperwork
  • Check the trunk to determine if the spare is properly inflated and the jack and lung wrench are there
  • Get familiar with the controls of your car. Adjust the mirrors and seats, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
  • Get comfortable working the radio or entertainment features. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city

Book your Bay Shore car rental today

Maybe you're carpooling with co-workers to and from the hotel to the conference center, maybe you're traveling solo, or maybe you're bringing your partner or kids. No matter who you're traveling with, CarRentals.com has a car that can align with your requirement and not deplete your travel fund.

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