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Car rentals in Calais: All you need to know

A Calais car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You'll be able to explore all the sights, and even see what else the rest of Maine has to offer. We've collected the most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Calais. Read on to see how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.

Where do I find a great deal on a car rental in Calais?

CarRentals.com makes it a cinch to get the best deals. Just enter your travel dates and go through the variety of rental companies, pick the top rental locations, and find the cheapest packages Calais has to offer. You can also:

  • Compare the prices of vehicles
  • Try to avoid pick-ups and drop-offs at airports, which typically cost more
  • Know ahead of time the amount of mileage/fuel you may use
  • Search and reserve in advance

Just following even a few of these tips can help you save big on your Calais rental car.

What rental suppliers have outlets in Calais?

From budget-friendly brands like Payless and Fox to global names like Avis and Enterprise, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Scan through the reviews to help you figure out which one meets your needs.

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

That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what you'll be doing when you visit Calais. If you're having a bit of trouble choosing, make sure to read over our table below. We've compared the most popular vehicle categories for you:

How old do you have to be to rent a car in Calais?

Typically, to rent a car in Calais you must be at least 21—the same as it is across the rest of the USA. Additionally, many suppliers charge an extra fee if you are under 25. Be sure to read through the rental agreement to discover what the total will be before you rent your vehicle.

Is insurance required to rent a car in Calais?

Almost all countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to buy additional insurance through rental car supplier, if you are concerned your insurance won't cover your rental during your trip. Otherwise, as a U.S. citizen, you can also book Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com at checkout. Several credit card issuers (Discover, American Express, Visa, and MasterCard) will cover your car rental. However, many of them have restrictions, such as not covering bigger vehicles like trucks or SUVs. Make sure to find out exactly what your credit card will cover and how much before you head to Calais.

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 need to find a gas station near your rental car supplier

What fuel policy should I get?

We advise a full to full policy. You receive the vehicle with a full tank, and you will want to return it filled up. If you want to save some money, fill up your tank before returning the car rental.

Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Calais?

If you plan to check out all that Calais and maybe even the rest of Maine offers, you are going to want unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Calais. Read the fine print to be certain your mileage is actually "unlimited."

Tips before you leave the lot

Before you begin on your Calais vacation, check a few things before you leave the rental lot. It's important to:

  • Inspect the vehicle and determine if there is any dents or scratches. If so, 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 windshield wipers
  • Figure out how to work the radio or entertainment features. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city

Book your Calais rental car today

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