Car rentals in Alton Bay: All you need to know
You want a great car to take you around Alton Bay whether you're traveling for a business or pleasure. Check out the famous sites around the region and park in front of the best restaurants in Alton Bay. We've answered your most popular questions about renting a car in Alton Bay. Read on to see the dos and don'ts of booking a rental car.
Where can I get a bargain rental car in Alton Bay?
You are on your way to getting the best deal on your car rental by going through us. But, you can do a few things to keep your next booking affordable. You can:
- Compare and contrast all the deals available
- Book as far in advance as possible. You'll usually save more and get the car of your choice
- Be aware of any cost for mileage limits, fuel policy, and additional drivers. This way you can make sure you know the true cost before you book
- Decide the car you'll need for your trip. Don't rent more car than you need
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save big on your Alton Bay rental car.
What rental companies have outlets in Alton Bay?
From budget-friendly brands like Thrifty and Budget to global names like Avis 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 your next trip.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Alton Bay?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this New Hampshire city means you're certain to find a car that suits your needs. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Families or groups looking for adventure in the New Hampshire back-country||Ford Explorer, Kia Sorento, BMW X3, or similar|
|Full Size||For big groups that want better fuel economy than an SUV||Infiniti Q50, Hyundai Sonata, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want a quiet and comfortable ride||BMW i3, Toyota Prius, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Alton Bay?
Generally, to rent a car in Alton Bay you must be at least 21—the same as it is across the rest of the USA. Additionally, many suppliers charge an added fee if you are under 25. Be sure to read the terms to determine what the total will be before you book your rental.
Do I need insurance to rent a car in Alton Bay?
Almost all countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to purchase interim coverage through the rental car supplier. Otherwise, as a U.S. citizen, you can also purchase Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout. Many credit cards (Discover, American Express, Visa, and MasterCard) will offer coverage. However, many of them have restrictions, such as not covering bigger vehicles such as trucks or SUVs. Be sure to call and find out what kind of coverage is offered before you travel to Alton Bay.
What is the fuel policy for Alton Bay rental cars?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will have to find an open gas station near the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank when you collect your vehicle. Use as much petrol as you wish and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the end. Just make sure to refill the tank before you return the car to avoid a refueling cost||You only pay for the fuel you use. If you only use half of a tank, it's only necessary refill half of a tank, and therefore avoid paying for fuel you don't need. You can fill up at any station you want and you'll only be charged refueling fees if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You pay for a full tank of gas upfront and bring the car back with the tank empty. Check with the supplier to see if they'll refund you for any unused fuel||You won't need to find a fuel station near your rental drop-off location||You usually pay a higher rate for a tank upfront then you would going to a nearby gas station|
|Empty to empty||You may not have a full tank when you pick up your vehicle, and you won't have to refill the gas before you bring the car back||You fill the tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll need to locate a gas station as soon as you collect the car|
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
We encourage a full tank policy. You pick up your rental with a full tank, and you should bring it back it with a full tank. If you want to keep your expenses lower, fill up your tank before returning the vehicle.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Alton Bay?
If you plan to explore all that Alton Bay and maybe even the rest of New Hampshire 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 they are actually "unlimited."
Before you drive off
Before you get started on your Alton Bay adventure, go over a few items before you leave the rental lot. You should:
- Check out your vehicle and determine if there is any dents or scratches. 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
- Familiarize yourself with the car. Adjust the mirrors and seats to your liking, and figure out how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Get comfortable operating the entertainment and GPS (if available). You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Alton Bay car rental today
Know that you can count on a grand ride that will result in more money to spare when you book with CarRentals.com. Book today to cash in on cheap deals on your ideal Alton Bay rental car. We'll see you on the road.