Car rentals in Sofia: All you need to know
You need a great car to get around Sofia whether you're traveling for a business trip or a vacation. Check out the famous sites around the area and pull up in front of the popular restaurants in Sofia. CarRentals.com has collected the most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Sofia. Read on to see which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
Where do I get a great deal on a car rental in Sofia?
CarRentals.com makes it easy to grab budget-friendly deals. Simply enter your travel dates and scroll down the list of car rental companies, pick the top rental locations, and find the best packages Sofia has to offer. You can also:
- Check the mileage policy to prevent any surprises
- Reserve your rental as far in advance as you can
- Avoid airport pick-ups; they tend to be pricier
- Compare daily and weekly rates; you might save more with a longer rental
These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Sofia.
What rental companies have agencies in Sofia?
We have around 14 car rental providers in the Sofia area. You'll find well-known companies like National and Enterprise and wallet-friendly suppliers like Budget and Thrifty. Scan through the reviews to get an idea of which is best for you.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Sofia?
That all depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit Sofia. If you're having a little trouble choosing, be sure to read over the table below. We've compared the most popular vehicle categories for you:
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Sofia?
Usually, the age limit for renting a car in Sofia is 21—the same as it is across the rest of the country. If you are under 25, you might also need to pay a surcharge. Be sure to read the rental agreement to discover what the total is before you book your rental.
Is insurance required to rent a car in Sofia?
Insurance is always required, wherever you're renting a car. With that said, you could already be covered by your existing car or credit card policies. Keep in mind, your policies may not cover you 100%, and you'll need to add it on to your booking. Check in advance and, if it is needed, you can conveniently add it at the CarRentals.com checkout.
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.
What fuel policy should I get?
At CarRentals.com, we suggest a full to full policy. You pick up your rental with a full tank, and you should bring it back it filled up. If you want to save some money, fill up your tank before returning the car rental.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
If you plan to check out all that Sofia offers, you're going to need unlimited miles. You can drive as far as you'd like without worrying about additional fees. Go over the fine print to be certain your mileage is actually "unlimited."
Tips before you leave the lot
Before you get going on your Sofia trip, be sure you check a few items prior to leaving the lot. It's important to:
- Check out your car and make sure there is no damage or scratches. If so, write it down on the paperwork
- Make you have a properly inflated spare tire, lug wrench, and jack in the trunk
- 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 operating the entertainment and GPS (if available). You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Sofia car rental today
Use CarRentals.com to get yourself the best wheels Sofia has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be driving between the great restaurants, renowned landmarks, and all the must-see sites in Sofia.