Car rentals in Amagansett: All you need to know
You need a great car to get around Amagansett whether you're going for a business or pleasure. See the top sites around the area and pull up in front of the best restaurants in Amagansett. We've answered your most popular questions about renting a car in Amagansett. Find out the dos and don'ts of car rentals.
How can I get a great deal on a car rental in Amagansett?
CarRentals.com makes it easy to grab budget-friendly rates. Simply type in your travel dates and go through the list of rental car suppliers, select the top rental locations, and find the most wallet-friendly packages Amagansett has to offer. You should also:
- Read through the mileage policy to prevent any surprise fees
- Book your vehicle as far in advance as possible
- Avoid airport pick-ups; they commonly are more expensive
- Compare daily and weekly rates; you may save more if you rent the car for longer
Even a little rental car know-how can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental companies have retailers in Amagansett?
From budget-friendly brands like Dollar and Thrifty to global names like National and Enterprise, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the reviews to get an idea of which is best for your next trip.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Amagansett?
That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what activities you want to do in Amagansett. If you're having a little trouble deciding, be sure to go over our table below. We have compared the most popular categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||To take on any kind of terrain and sightseeing||Ford Explorer, Hyundai Santa Fe, or similar|
|Full Size||If you plan on doing a lot of exploring and want a comfortable ride||Infiniti Q50, Ford Fusion, or similar|
|Economy or Compact Car||When saving money is a top priority||Fiat 500, Nissan Versa Note, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Amagansett?
Typically, to rent a car in Amagansett you must be at least 21. But, you may find that there is an added charge if you are under 25 or for larger or higher category vehicles. Go through the terms to find what any additional charges is before you rent your vehicle.
Do I need insurance to rent a car in Amagansett?
When driving around Amagansett or the rest of the U.S. of A., you will need insurance. Almost every supplier needs proof of insurance before you rent a car. Many countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to purchase temporary insurance with the rental agency. Additionally, as a U.S. citizen, you can also add on Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com during checkout.
The major credit card issuers (MasterCard, Visa, American Express, and Discover) will typically offer coverage. But many of them have restrictions, like not covering large vehicles like trucks or SUVs. Make sure to call and find out exactly what your credit card will cover and how much before you travel to Amagansett.
What are the different fuel policies?
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 pick up your car. You can use as much fuel as you wish and top it off when you return your car. As long as you replace the fuel before returning the car, you won't face any extra fees||You only need to replace the fuel you used. Used a half of a tank? Simply fill it back up to full. You won't be paying for any gas you didn't use. You won't pay more than local fuel prices and you'll only pay service charges if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll pay for a full tank of fuel and return the car with the tank empty. Ask the rental car provider to see if they will refund you for any unused fuel||You won't need to find a fuel station near your rental drop-off location||You might pay a higher rate for the tank than you would filling up at a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You may not have a full tank when you collect the vehicle, and you don't have to fill the tank back up when you drop it back off||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 fuel policy do you recommend?
Many rental car suppliers offer a range of fuel policies. However, the stand-out choice is usually full-to-full. You simply bring the car back with the same amount of fuel you got it with. .
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Amagansett?
If you plan to see all that Amagansett and maybe even the rest of New York offers, you're going to need unlimited miles. You can drive as far as you'd like without worrying about additional fees. Read the fine print to be certain your mileage is actually "unlimited."
Tips before you leave the lot
Before you get started on your Amagansett trip, make sure you check a few things prior to leaving the lot. It's important to:
- Walk around your car and be sure there is no dents or scratches. If you notice any, write it down on your paperwork
- Check the trunk to determine if the spare is properly inflated and both the lug wrench and jack are there
- 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 operating the navigation and entertainment. It's best to limit any unneeded distractions when you are navigating a new area
Book your Amagansett car rental today
Maybe you're traveling solo, maybe you're bringing your partner or kids, or maybe you're carpooling with co-workers to and from the hotel to the conference center. No matter who you are traveling with, CarRentals.com has a car rental that can suit your requirement and not break your wallet.