Car rentals in Amarante: All you need to know
You need a great automobile to take you around Amarante whether you're going for a business trip or a vacation. Check out the top sites around town and pull up in front of the popular restaurants in Amarante. We've answered the most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Amarante. Read on to see which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
How do I get a bargain rental car in Amarante?
You are well on your way to locating the best deal on your car rental by going through us. But, there are ways to get an even lower price on your next rental. Make sure to:
- Compare the prices of vehicles
- Avoid airport pick-ups and drop-offs, which usually cost more
- Determine ahead of time how much mileage/fuel you may use
- Search and reserve in advance
Even a little knowledge can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental companies have agencies in Amarante?
From global names like Advantage and Hertz to budget-friendly brands like Budget and Thrifty, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Scan through the online reviews to get an idea of which is best for you.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Amarante?
That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what you'll be doing when you visit Amarante. If you're having a bit of trouble picking the right car, make sure to look over our table below. We've compared the most popular vehicle categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Best for families who need a comfortable ride and to fit in all their luggage||Ford Edge, Jaguar F-Pace, or similar|
|Full Size||For trips where everyone needs room their luggage||Infiniti Q50, Ford Fusion, or similar|
|Economy or Compact Car||Couple or two friends heading to the beach and back||Fiat 500, Nissan Versa Note, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Amarante?
Typically, to rent a car in Amarante you must be at least 21. However, there might be an additional fee if you're under 25 or for higher category cars. Go through the terms to find what the exact rate is before you book your rental.
Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Amarante?
When driving in Amarante or the rest of Portugal, you'll need insurance. Almost every supplier requires that you show proof of insurance before you pick up your vehicle. Many countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to purchase additional insurance through the rental car dealer for your trip, if you think your insurance won't cover you while traveling through PRT.
The major credit cards (MasterCard, Visa, American Express, and Discover) will usually provide some coverage. However, many of them have restrictions, such as not covering large vehicles like trucks or SUVs. It is best to find out exactly what your credit card will cover and how much before you travel to Amarante.
What is the fuel policy for Amarante 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 your car rental supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The tank will be full when you collect your vehicle. Use as much petrol as you like and top it off when you return your car when you are done. If you refill the tank before you return your car, you won't be charged a refueling cost||You only need to replace the fuel you used. If you only use half of a tank, it's only necessary refill half of a tank, and therefore avoid paying for any 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'll pay for a full tank and return the car with an empty tank. Ask the rental car provider to see if they will refund you for any unused fuel||There will be no need to go searching for a gas station before you bring back the car||You usually pay a higher rate for a tank upfront then you would going to a nearby gas station|
|Empty to empty||You won't have a full tank when you pick up your vehicle, and you don't have to refill the gas when you bring the car back||You refill your tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll need to locate a gas station shortly after you get the car|
What fuel policy do you recommend?
We usually suggest that customers opt for 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 mileage is a good choice for those who don't want to worry about incurring any extra charges with the distance they drive. You will just need to make sure there's nothing else in the small print that could add in extra costs.
Before you drive off
Be sure you go over a few items prior to leaving the lot. It's worth the time to:
- Walk around the vehicle and be sure there is no dents or scratches. If you notice any, mark it down on your paperwork
- 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 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 Amarante rental car today
Use CarRentals.com to get the best wheels Amarante has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be cruising between the great restaurants, world-famous landmarks, and all the terrific sites in Amarante.