Car rentals in Frankfurt: All you need to know
A Frankfurt car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You can explore all the sights, and even see what the rest of the region has to offer. We've answered the most popular questions about renting a car in Frankfurt. Read on to discover how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
Where can I find a bargain rental car in Frankfurt?
CarRentals.com always tries to get you the best deal. But, there are ways to get an even cheaper price on your next booking. Make sure to:
- Compare the prices of vehicles
- Try to avoid airport pick-ups and drop-offs, which typically cost more
- Determine ahead of time how much fuel/mileage 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 outlets in Frankfurt?
There are around 28 rental car suppliers that you can pick from. We have budget-friendly names like Budget and Thrifty and global ones like Avis and Enterprise. Scan through the online reviews to get an idea of which is best for your next trip.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Frankfurt?
That all depends on your needs and what activities you want to do in Frankfurt. If you're having a little trouble picking the right car, be sure to go over our chart below. We've compared the most popular vehicle categories for you:
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Frankfurt?
Generally, to rent a car in Frankfurt you must be at least 21. But, you may find that there is an additional charge if you are under the age of 25 or for larger or higher category vehicles in particular. Go over the terms to find what the exact fee will be before you book your vehicle.
Is insurance required to rent a car in Frankfurt?
Almost all countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to purchase temporary coverage with the rental car supplier.Although many of the major card issuers, like Visa and MasterCard, provide some insurance, there may be restrictions. For instance, they may not cover your rental car if you get a larger or luxury vehicle. Make sure to check car rental company's policy before you decide.
What is the difference between all the 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 an open gas station close to your rental car supplier
What fuel policy should I get?
At CarRentals.com, we encourage a full tank policy. You pick up your rental with a full tank, and you should bring it back it topped off. To avoid any added expenses, fill up your tank before returning the vehicle. Stations near airports or car rental places tend to have higher prices.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
Unlimited miles is a great choice if you plan to do some sightseeing or visit several clients all over Frankfurt. You can cruise wherever you like and not incur added charges. Review your policy to find out if there are any limitations.
Tips before you leave the lot
Before you get going on your Frankfurt adventure, make sure you go over a few things before you leave the rental lot. You should:
- Walk around the vehicle and be certain there is no damage or scrapes. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
- Inspect the trunk to see if the spare is properly inflated and both the lug wrench and jack are there
- Familiarize yourself with the car. Adjust the mirrors and seats to your liking, and figure out how to turn on the lights and wipers
- Get comfortable working the navigation and entertainment. It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are navigating a new region
Book your Frankfurt rental car today
You know you can count on a great vehicle that will leave you with money to spare when you book with CarRentals.com. Cash in on cheap deals on your ideal Frankfurt car rental when you book with us. We'll see you on the road.