Car rentals in Erfurt: All you need to know
An Erfurt car rental gives you the opportunity to go where you want, when you want. You'll be able to check out all the sights, and even find out what the rest of the area has to offer. We've answered the most popular questions about car rentals in Erfurt. Keep reading to see the dos and don'ts of renting a car.
Where can I find a bargain rental car in Erfurt?
We always try to get you the best rate. But, to increase your savings on your trip to Erfurt you can do a few things. Make sure to:
- Take time to compare vehicle pricing
- Avoid pick-ups and drop-offs at airports, which typically cost more
- Know ahead of time the amount of fuel/mileage you may use
- Search and reserve as far in advance as you can
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save big on your Erfurt rental car.
What rental suppliers have retailers in Erfurt?
We have around a half-dozen rental car providers to decide from in Erfurt. You'll find some of the best suppliers, like Hertz. Look through the online reviews to help you figure out which is best for your next trip.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Erfurt?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this town means you're bound to find a car that suits your needs. Some options include:
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Erfurt?
Typically, to rent a car in Erfurt you must be at least 21. However, you may find that there is an additional fee if you are under the age of 25 or for higher category rentals in particular. Read over the terms to determine what any additional fees will be before you rent your vehicle.
Is insurance required to rent a car in Erfurt?
When driving around Erfurt or the rest of Germany, you'll need insurance. Almost every supplier requires that you show proof of insurance before you pick up your car. The majority of countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to buy interim insurance with the rental supplier.
Although many of the major card issuers, like MasterCard or Visa, provide some insurance, there are usually restrictions. For example, you may not be covered if you book a luxury or larger vehicle. Check the rental car company's policy before you decide.
What is the difference between all the fuel policies?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Below is a list of the most common ones.
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
We usually suggest that you opt for the full-to-full policy. This policy is the most straightforward, and you simply top off the tank before you bring it back.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
Unlimited mileage is a good option 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. Check the fine print before you book.
Before you drive off
Make sure you go over a few items before you leave the rental lot. It's important to:
- Walk around your car and make certain there is no damage or scrapes. If so, mark it down on the paperwork
- Check the trunk to determine if the spare is inflated and the jack and lung wrench 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 wipers
- Get comfortable operating the entertainment and GPS (if available). You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
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