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Car rentals in Newcastle: All you need to know

You want a great vehicle to get around Newcastle whether you're going for a business or pleasure. See the famous sites around the city and park in front of the best restaurants in Newcastle. We've collected the most popular questions about renting a car in Newcastle. Keep reading to find out how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.

Where do I get a bargain car rental in Newcastle?

We always try to get you the best deal. However, there are a more ways to increase your savings. You can:

  • Take time to compare vehicle pricing
  • Try to avoid airport pick-ups or drop-offs, which can be more expensive
  • Know ahead of time how much mileage/fuel you may use
  • Search and book as far in advance as you can

Even a little knowledge can go a long way to getting you the most savings.

What rental suppliers have agencies in Newcastle?

From budget-friendly brands like Budget and Thrifty to global names like Avis and Sixt, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Scan through the online reviews to help you figure out which one is best for your next trip.

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

Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Northern Ireland town means you're certain to find a vehicle that is perfect for you. Some options include:

What's the age requirement to rent a car in Newcastle?

Generally, the age limit for renting a car in Newcastle is 21. But, you may find that there is an added fee if you're under 25 or for higher category cars in particular. Go through the supplier's terms to determine what any additional fees will be before you rent your car.

Do I need insurance to rent a car in Newcastle?

Insurance is always needed, no matter where you rent a car. Nevertheless, your current car insurance may cover you. Additionally, if you pay using your credit card, the card's policy may also insure you. Keep in mind, those policies may not cover you 100%, and you'll have to add it to your booking for Newcastle. Check in advance and, if it is needed, you can easily include it at checkout.

What is the fuel policy for Newcastle rental cars?

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 close to your rental car supplier

What fuel policy do you recommend?

We usually suggest 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.

Is it worth getting unlimited miles?

Unlimited miles is a great option if you decide to do a little sightseeing or visit a lot of clients all over Newcastle. You can cruise as much as you want without incurring added charges. Make sure to read your rental agreement to find out if there are any limitations.

Before you leave the lot

Before you get started on your Newcastle vacation, check a few items prior to leaving the lot. It's important to:

  • Check out the vehicle and determine if there is any dents or scrapes. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
  • Make you have a properly inflated spare tire, lug wrench, and jack in the trunk
  • Get familiar with the controls of your car. Adjust the mirrors and seats, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
  • Get comfortable working the radio or entertainment features. It's best to limit any unneeded distractions when you are navigating a new area

Book your Newcastle rental car today

You know you can count on a grand car that will leave you with extra money to spare when you book with CarRentals.com. Cash in on cheap deals on your impeccable Newcastle car rental when you book with us. We'll see you on the road.