Car rentals in Aracaju: All you need to know
You need a great automobile to get around Aracaju whether you're going for a business trip or a vacation. See the famous sites around town and pull up in front of the best restaurants in Aracaju. CarRentals.com has gathered the most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Aracaju. Read on to see how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
Where can I find a bargain car rental in Aracaju?
CarRentals.com makes it a cinch to grab the best rates. Simply enter your travel dates and scroll through the list of rental car suppliers, select the top rental locations, and find the best packages Aracaju has to offer. You can also:
- Compare the prices of vehicles
- Try to avoid airport pick-ups or drop-offs, which typically are more expensive
- Know ahead of time the amount of mileage/fuel you may use
- Search and book as far in advance as you can
Even a little rental car know-how can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental companies have retailers in Aracaju?
From budget-friendly brands like Payless and Fox to global names like Hertz and Enterprise, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the online reviews to help you figure out which one is best for your next trip.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Aracaju?
That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what you'll be doing when you visit Aracaju. If you're having a little trouble deciding, make sure to read over the chart below. We have compared the most popular vehicle categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury||Business travelers who want a little luxury as they cruise Aracaju||Infiniti Q50, Mercedes Benz CLA, or similar|
|SUV or Minivan||If you plan on doing a lot of sightseeing and want a comfy ride||Jeep Grand Cherokee, Nissan Quest, or similar|
|Economy or Compact Car||Couple or two friends who plan on doing a little sightseeing||Fiat 500, Nissan Versa Note, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Aracaju?
Normally, the age limit for renting a car in Aracaju is 21—the same as it is across most of the country. However, you might need to pay a surcharge if you're under 25. Be sure to read the supplier's terms to discover any additional charges is before you book your rental.
Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Aracaju?
When cruising through Aracaju or the rest of Brazil, you will need insurance. Many suppliers need proof of insurance before you rent a car. Almost all countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to buy interim insurance through the rental supplier.
Many major card issuers, like MasterCard or Discover, offer some insurance on your rental, however, there are usually restrictions. For example, you may not be covered if you reserve a larger or luxury vehicle. Be sure to check the rental car company's policy before you decide.
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 search for a gas station near your car rental supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank when you get your car. Use as much fuel as you like and top it off when you return your car at the end of your rental period. Just make sure to refill the tank before you return the car to avoid a refueling cost||You only refill the amount of fuel that you've used. 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 upfront and bring the car back with the tank empty. Some suppliers offer a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to verify with them beforehand||You won't have to search for a gas station before you bring back the car||The supplier usually charges a higher rate for the fuel than a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You may not have a full tank when you collect your vehicle, and you don't have to refill the gas before you drop it back off||You fill the tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll need to find a gas station as soon as you get the car|
What fuel policy should I get?
Many rental car suppliers offer a range of fuel policies. However, the stand-out winner 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 Aracaju.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
Unlimited mileage is a good choice for those who don't want to worry about watching the odometer their whole trip. Just make sure that your policy really provides unlimited miles. Read the details on mileage limits before you book.
Before you leave the lot
Be sure you check a few things before you leave the car rental lot on your Aracaju adventure. You should:
- Check out your car and make sure there is no dents or scratches. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
- Check the trunk to determine if the spare is inflated and the necessary tools to change it are there
- Familiarize yourself with the car. Adjust the mirrors and seats, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Get comfortable working the entertainment and GPS (if available). You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Aracaju rental car today
Use CarRentals.com to get the best wheels Aracaju has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be driving between the well-known restaurants, world-famous landmarks, and all the terrific sites in Aracaju.