Car rentals in Bedford: All you need to know
You want a great vehicle to take you around Bedford whether you're going for a business or pleasure. Explore the famous sites around the region and park in front of the popular restaurants in Bedford. CarRentals.com has collected the most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Bedford. Keep reading to discover which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
How can I get a great deal on a car rental in Bedford?
CarRentals.com makes it easy to grab budget-friendly rates. Simply type in your travel dates and go down the list of rental companies, choose the top rental locations, and find the cheapest offers in Bedford. You can also:
- Compare vehicle pricing before you book
- Try to avoid airport pick-ups and drop-offs, which can cost more
- Determine ahead of time how much fuel/mileage you may use
- Search and book in advance
Even a little knowledge can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental suppliers have agencies in Bedford?
From global names like Enterprise and Sixt to budget-friendly brands like Economy and Budget, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Scan through the reviews to help you figure out which one meets your needs.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Bedford?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Wyoming city means you're certain to find a car that suits your needs. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||To take on any kind of terrain and enjoy great views||Ford Edge, Jaguar F-Pace, or similar|
|Full Size||For large groups that want better fuel economy than an SUV||Chevrolet Impala, Toyota Camry, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those looking for a fuel-efficient vehicle||Toyota Prius, Honda Civic, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Bedford?
Usually, the age limit for renting a car in Bedford is 21—the same as it is across the rest of the USA. Additionally, many suppliers charge an added fee if you are under 25. Be sure to read through the supplier's terms to discover what the total is before you book your rental.
Do I need insurance to rent a car in Bedford?
When driving around Bedford or the rest of the U.S.A., you will need insurance. Almost every supplier needs proof of insurance before you rent a car. The majority of countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to buy interim coverage through the rental supplier. Additionally, as a U.S. citizen, you can also add on Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com during checkout.
Although many of the major card issuers, like Visa or Discover, provide some insurance, there are usually restrictions. For example, you may not be covered if you reserve a larger or luxury vehicle. Check your rental car company's policy before you decide.
What is the fuel policy for Bedford rental cars?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will have to find a gas station close to your rental car supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||There will be a full tank of gas when you pick up your vehicle. You can 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 pay for the fuel you use. If you only use half of a tank, you'll only have to refill half of a tank, and therefore avoid paying for fuel you don't need. You won't pay more than local fuel prices and you'll only pay service fees if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll receive the car with a full tank of fuel and return the car with the tank empty. Ask the rental car provider to see if they'll refund you for any unused fuel||There will be no need to go searching for a gas station before you drop-off your car||You usually pay a more expensive price for a tank upfront then you would going to a nearby 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 when 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 collect the car|
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
We usually recommend that you choose 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 option for travelers who don't want to worry about how many miles they are driving. You will just need to make sure there's nothing else in the small print that could add in extra costs.
Tips before you leave the lot
Before you get started on your Bedford vacation, be sure you check out a few items prior to leaving the rental lot. It's worth the time to:
- Walk around the vehicle and be sure there is no damage or scratches. 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
- 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 city
Book your Bedford rental car 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 car that can fit your needs and not deplete your travel fund.