Car rentals in Bari: All you need to know
You need a great automobile to get around Bari whether you're traveling for a business trip or a vacation. Check out the top sites around town and pull up in front of the popular restaurants in Bari. We've collected your most popular questions about renting a car in Bari. Read on to find out which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
Where do I get a bargain car rental in Bari?
You're well on your way to locating the best rate on your car rental when you use CarRentals.com. However, there are a more ways to increase your savings. Be sure to:
- Read the mileage policy to steer clear of any surprise expenses
- Reserve your vehicle as far in advance as you can
- Avoid airport pick-ups and drop-offs if possible; they usually are more expensive
- Compare daily and weekly rates; you might save more with a longer rental
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save on your Bari rental car.
What rental companies have agencies in Bari?
CarRentals.com has around a half-dozen rental car companies to choose from in Bari. You'll find some of the best suppliers, like Hertz. Scan through the reviews to help you figure out which one is best for you.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Bari?
That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what activities you want to do in Bari. If you're having difficulty picking the right car, be sure to go over our table below. We have compared the most popular vehicle categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury or Premium-class||Everyone who wants to travel Bari in style||Infiniti, Audi, or similar|
|Minivan or SUV||If you plan on doing a lot of driving and want a comfortable ride||Toyota RAV4, Dodge Grand Caravan, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those looking for a fuel-efficient vehicle||BMW i3, Toyota Prius, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Bari?
Usually, to rent a car in Bari you must be at least 21. But, you may find that there is an additional fee if you are under the age of 25 or for larger or higher category rentals. Read through the terms to discover what the exact fee will be before you rent your car.
Do I need insurance to rent a car in Bari?
When driving around Bari or the rest of Italy, you'll need insurance. Almost every supplier requires that you show proof of insurance before you pick up your car. The majority of countries require driver's insurance. You might be able to buy additional insurance through the rental car dealer for your trip, if you know your insurance won't cover your rental during your trip.
The major credit card issuers (Discover, American Express, Visa, and MasterCard) will generally provide some coverage. However, many of them have restrictions, such as not covering large vehicles like trucks or SUVs. It is best to call and find out what kind of coverage is offered before you head to Bari.
What is the fuel policy for Bari rental cars?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will have 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 pick up your car. You can use as much fuel as you wish and top it off when you return your car at the end. 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 can shop around for the cheapest prices and you'll only be charged refueling fees if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You pay for a full tank of fuel upfront and bring the car back with the tank empty. 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 drop-off your 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 the vehicle, and you won't need to fill the tank back up when you drop it back off||You refill your tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll need to locate a gas station as soon as you get the car|
What fuel policy should I get?
Most suppliers provide you a full tank policy. We encourage bringing the car back with a full tank. To avoid any added expenses, find a filling station before bringing the car rental. Stations close to airports or car rental places tend to have higher prices.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
If you wish to see all that Bari offers, you're going to want unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Bari. Review the fine print to be sure they are actually "unlimited."
Before you drive off
Before you begin on your Bari vacation, go over a few items before you leave the rental lot. It's worth the time to:
- Inspect the vehicle and make sure there is no dents or scratches. If you notice any, write 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 windshield wipers
- Figure out how to work the radio or entertainment features. It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are driving around a new region
Book your Bari rental car today
Use CarRentals.com to get yourself the best wheels Bari has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be going between the great restaurants, world-famous landmarks, and all the fantastic sites in Bari.