Car rentals in Amston: All you need to know
An Amston car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You'll be able to check out all the sights, and even see what else the rest of Connecticut has to offer. We've collected your most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Amston. Read on to discover how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
How can I find a great deal on a rental car in Amston?
We always strive to get you the best rate. However, you can do a couple things to keep your upcoming rental affordable. You can:
- Read through the mileage policy to prevent any surprise expenses
- Book your rental as far in advance as you can
- Avoid airport pick-ups or drop-offs if possible; they tend to be more expensive
- Compare weekly and daily rates; you might save more if you rent the car for longer
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save big on your Amston rental car.
What rental suppliers have agencies in Amston?
From budget-friendly brands like Economy and Budget to global names like Hertz and Sixt, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Scan through the online reviews to get an idea of which meets your needs.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Amston?
That all depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit Amston. If you're having difficulty choosing, make sure to read over our table below. We have compared the most popular types of vehicles for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Those looking for a little off-road adventure||BMW X3, Ford Explorer, or similar|
|Full Size||Planning a big trip with a large group of friends or family members||Hyundai Sonata, Ford Fusion, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want to get the most miles per gallon on their trip||Honda Civic, Kia Optima, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Amston?
Generally, the age limit for renting a car in Amston is 21—the same as it is across the rest of the USA. However, you might need to pay a surcharge if you're under 25. Be sure to read over the terms to figure out any additional charges will be before you book your car.
Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Amston?
Insurance is always required, no matter where you rent a vehicle. Nevertheless, you could already be covered by your existing car or credit card policies. Keep in mind, your policies might not totally cover your rental, and you'll have to add it to your booking for Amston. Look into it before you book and, if it's required, you can simply add it at checkout.
What is the difference between all the fuel policies?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will need to find an open gas station close to 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. Use as much gas as you wish and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off when you are done. As long as you replace the fuel before returning the car, you won't face any extra fees||You only refill the amount of fuel that you've used. Used a half of a tank? Then you just fill it back up to full. You won't need to pay for any gas you didn't use. 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 when you pick the car up and bring the car back with the tank empty. Several rental car companies provide a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to verify with them beforehand||There will be no need to go searching for a gas station before you drop-off your car||You usually pay a higher price for a tank upfront then going to a local station|
|Empty to empty||You may not have a full tank when you pick up your vehicle, and you won't need to refill the gas before you drop it back off||You refill your tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll have to fill up before you go on a long trip|
What fuel policy do you recommend?
Many rental car suppliers offer a variety of fuel policies. However, the stand-out choice is usually full-to-full. It simply means returning the car with the same level of gas as you got it with, so you'll never pay for anyone else's road trips through the Amston.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
Unlimited miles is a great option if you plan to do a bit of sightseeing or visit a lot of business associates all over Amston. You can cruise wherever you like without incurring extra charges. Go over your policy to discover if there are any restrictions.
Before you leave the lot
Before you begin on your Amston adventure, make sure you go over a few items before you leave the lot. You should take time to:
- Check out the vehicle and determine if there is any damage 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
- Familiarize yourself with the car. Adjust the mirrors and seats, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Get comfortable operating the entertainment and GPS (if available). It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are navigating a new area
Book your Amston 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. CarRentals.com has the ideal rental car that can fit your requirements and not break your wallet.