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Car rentals in Hervey Bay: All you need to know

A Hervey Bay car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You can check out all the sights, and even see what the rest of Queensland has to offer. We've answered your most popular questions about renting a car in Hervey Bay. Read on to see the dos and don'ts of car rentals.

How can I find a bargain car rental in Hervey Bay?

We always strive to get you the best price. However, there are ways to get an even cheaper price on your upcoming rental. Make sure to:

  • Check the mileage policy to avoid any surprise fees
  • Book your vehicle as far ahead of time as you can
  • Avoid airport pick-ups; they generally are more expensive
  • Compare weekly and daily rates; you may save more with a longer rental

Even a little rental car know-how can go a long way to getting you the most savings.

What rental companies have agencies in Hervey Bay?

From budget-friendly brands like Payless and Fox to global names like Ace and Enterprise, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the online reviews to help you figure out which is best for you.

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

That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what activities you want to do in Hervey Bay. If you're having trouble picking the right car, be sure to read over the table below. We have compared the most popular vehicle categories for you:

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

Usually, to rent a car in Hervey Bay you must be at least 21. However, you may find that there is an additional charge if you are under 25 or for larger or higher category rentals in particular. Read over the terms to figure out what the exact fee is before you reserve your rental.

Do I need insurance to rent a car in Hervey Bay?

When driving in Hervey Bay or the rest of Australia, you'll need insurance. Many suppliers need proof of insurance before you pick up your vehicle. Almost all countries require the driver to have insurance. You might be able to buy additional insurance through the rental car dealer, if you think your insurance won't cover you while traveling through AUS.

Many major card issuers, like Visa or Discover, offer some coverage, however, there are usually restrictions. For instance, they may not cover your rental car if you book a luxury or larger vehicle. Check your rental car company's policy before you decide.

Are there different fuel policies?

Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Below is a list of the most common ones.

What fuel policy do you recommend?

We usually recommend that you choose the full-to-full policy. This policy is the most straightforward, and you simply top off the tank before you bring it back.

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

Unlimited mileage is a good option for those who don't want to worry about watching the odometer their whole trip. Just make sure that your policy really provides unlimited miles. Read the fine print before you book.

Tips before you leave the lot

Before you get going on your Hervey Bay adventure, check a few things before you leave the lot. You should:

  • Inspect your car and determine if there is any dents or scrapes. If you notice any, mark it down on the paperwork
  • Check the trunk to see if the spare is inflated and both the lug wrench and jack are there
  • Familiarize yourself with the car. Adjust the mirrors and seats, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
  • Get comfortable working the entertainment and GPS (if available). It's best to limit any unneeded distractions when you are navigating a new region

Book your Hervey Bay car rental today

Use CarRentals.com to get the best wheels Hervey Bay has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be driving between the well-known restaurants, famous landmarks, and all the fantastic sites in Hervey Bay.

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