Car rentals in Back Bay: All you need to know
A Back Bay car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You'll be able to explore all the sights, and even see what else the rest of New Brunswick has to offer. We've gathered the most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Back Bay. Keep reading to discover the dos and don'ts of car rentals.
How do I get a great deal on a car rental in Back Bay?
CarRentals.com makes it easy to book budget-friendly rates. Simply enter your travel dates and go down the variety of rental car suppliers, choose the top rental locations, and find the best offers in Back Bay. You should also:
- Compare all the deals available
- Book as far in advance as possible. You'll usually save more and get the car of your choice
- Educate yourself on any cost for fuel policy, additional drivers, and mileage limits. That way you can make sure you know the total cost before you book
- Decide what vehicle you'll need for your vacation. Don't rent more car than you need
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save big on your Back Bay rental car.
What rental companies have outlets in Back Bay?
From global names like Hertz and Sixt to budget-friendly brands like Thrifty and Budget, 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 Back Bay?
That depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit Back Bay. If you're having a little trouble choosing, make sure to go over the table below. We've compared the most popular categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury or Premium-class||Business travelers who want a little luxury as they cruise Back Bay||Infiniti, Mercedes Benz, or similar|
|Minivan||Family vacations where you need the extra room||Toyota RAV4, Dodge Grand Caravan, or similar|
|Economy Car||When saving money is a top priority||Fiat 500, Nissan Versa Note, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Back Bay?
Generally, the age limit for car rentals in Back Bay is 21. But, there might be an additional fee if you are under 25 or for higher category vehicles. Read through the supplier's terms to determine what the exact fee will be before you book your vehicle.
Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Back Bay?
Most countries require the driver to have insurance. You might be able to purchase additional insurance through rental car company for your trip, if you know your insurance won't cover your rental during your trip. Several credit card issuers (Discover, American Express, Visa, and MasterCard) will provide some coverage. But there may be limitations, like not covering large vehicles such as premium models or some SUVs. It is best to call and find out what kind of coverage is offered before you travel to Back Bay.
Are there different 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||There will be a full tank of gas when you collect your car. Use as much fuel as you need and top it off when you return your car at the end. If you refill the tank before you return your car, you won't be charged a refueling cost||You only refill the amount of fuel that you've used. Used a quarter of a tank? Then you just fill it back up to full. You won't be paying for any gas you didn't use. You can shop around for the cheapest prices and you'll only pay service charges if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll get the car with a full tank and return the car with an empty tank. Several providers provide a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to confirm with them beforehand||You won't need to find a gas station near your rental drop-off location||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 collect the 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 get some gas before you do any serious driving|
What fuel policy do you recommend?
We usually suggest that customers opt for the full-to-full policy. This policy simply means you bring your rental back to the full, and you're all set.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
If you wish to check out all that Back Bay offers, you're going to want unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Back Bay. Review the fine print to be certain your mileage is truly "unlimited."
Before you drive off
Be sure you check out a few things prior to leaving the rental lot on your Back Bay adventure. It's worth the time to:
- Look over the vehicle and be certain there is no damage or scrapes. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
- Check the trunk to see if the spare is properly inflated and the jack and lung wrench 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
- Figure out how to work the navigation and entertainment. It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are navigating a new area
Book your Back Bay car rental today
Use CarRentals.com to get yourself the best wheels Back Bay has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be driving between the great restaurants, world-famous landmarks, and all the amazing sites in Back Bay.