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Car rentals in Mechelen: All you need to know

You need a great automobile to get around Mechelen whether you're going for a business or pleasure. Explore the top sites around the area and park in front of the best restaurants in Mechelen. CarRentals.com has gathered your most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Mechelen. Keep reading to find out how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.

How do I find a bargain rental car in Mechelen?

You are well on your way to getting the best rate on your car rental when you use CarRentals.com. However, there are ways to get an even cheaper price on your upcoming booking. Make sure to:

  • Read through the mileage policy to avoid any surprises
  • Book your rental car as far in advance as possible
  • Avoid airport pick-ups; they commonly are more expensive
  • Compare weekly and daily rates; you might save more with a longer rental

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

What rental companies have agencies in Mechelen?

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

What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Mechelen?

Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this metropolis means you're bound to find a vehicle that suits your needs. Some options include:

What age do you have to be to rent a car in Mechelen?

Normally, the age limit for car rentals in Mechelen is 21—the same as it is across most of the country. However, you might need to pay a surcharge if you're under 25. Be sure to review the supplier's terms to determine any additional fees is before you book your rental.

Does Mechelen require rental car insurance?

When driving in Mechelen or the rest of Belgium, you'll need insurance. Almost every supplier needs proof of insurance before you rent a car. Almost all countries require the driver to have insurance. You might be able to purchase additional insurance through the rental car dealer for your trip, if you know your insurance won't cover your rental.

The major credit card issuers (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover) will generally cover your car rental. But many of them have restrictions, such as not covering large vehicles like premium models or some SUVs. Make sure to call and find out what kind of coverage is offered before you travel to Mechelen.

What are the different fuel policies?

Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Below is a list of the most common ones.

What fuel policy do you recommend?

At CarRentals.com, we recommend a full tank policy. You should get into your vehicle with a full tank, and you will want to return it topped off. To avoid any added expenses, fill up your tank before returning the car rental. Stations near airports or car rental places tend to have higher prices.

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

If you wish to explore all that Mechelen offers, you are going to want unlimited miles. You can drive as far as you'd like without worrying about additional fees. Read the fine print to make certain your mileage is truly "unlimited."

Tips before you leave the lot

Be sure you go over a few items prior to leaving the rental lot on your Mechelen adventure. It's important to:

  • Check out the car and determine if there is any dents or scratches. If so, write it down on your paperwork
  • Check the trunk to determine if the spare is properly inflated and the jack and lung wrench 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
  • Figure out how to work the entertainment and GPS (if available). It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are navigating a new area

Book your Mechelen car rental today

When you reserve with CarRentals.com, you can count on a grand ride that will leave you with cash to spare. Book today to cash in on cheap deals on your ideal Mechelen rental car. We'll see you out here.

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