Car rentals in Bloemfontein: All you need to know
A Bloemfontein 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 the area has to offer. We've gathered your most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Bloemfontein. Keep reading to find out how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
Where do I get a bargain car rental in Bloemfontein?
CarRentals.com makes it a breeze to book the cheapest rates. Simply enter your travel dates and scroll down the variety of car rental companies, pick the top rental locations, and find the cheapest packages Bloemfontein has to offer. You should also:
- Take time to compare vehicle pricing
- Try to avoid airport pick-ups or drop-offs, which can cost more
- Determine ahead of time how much mileage/fuel you may use
- Search and book as far in advance as you can
Even a little rental car know-how can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental companies have outlets in Bloemfontein?
In Bloemfontein, CarRentals.com has a few rental companies to pick from, like Budget. Scan through the reviews to get an idea of which meets your needs.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Bloemfontein?
That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what you'll be doing when you visit Bloemfontein. If you're having trouble deciding, make sure to go over our chart below. We have compared the most popular types of vehicles for you:
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Bloemfontein?
Normally, to rent a car in Bloemfontein you must be at least 21—the same as it is across most of the country. If you are under 25, you might also need to pay a surcharge. Be sure to read through the rental agreement to figure out what the total is before you book your rental.
Do I need insurance to rent a car in Bloemfontein?
Almost all countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to buy interim insurance through the rental car company.Several credit cards (MasterCard, Visa, American Express, and Discover) will offer coverage. But there may be limitations, such as not covering bigger automobiles 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 head to Bloemfontein.
Are there different fuel policies?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Here is a list of the typical policies.
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
Most rental car suppliers give you a full to full tank policy. We suggest bringing the car back with a full tank of gas. If you want to save some money, 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 leave the lot
Make sure you check out a few things prior to leaving the lot on your Bloemfontein adventure. It's worth the time to:
- Look over your car and determine if there is any dents or scratches. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
- Check 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, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Figure out how to work the navigation and entertainment. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Bloemfontein car rental today
Maybe you're traveling with your partner and kids, or carpooling with co-workers to and from the hotel to the conference center. Maybe you're traveling solo. No matter who you are traveling with, CarRentals.com has a rental car that can suit your requirement and not break your wallet.