Car rentals in Berlin Center: All you need to know
You need a great vehicle to get around Berlin Center whether you're going for a business or pleasure. See the top sites around the city and pull up in front of the popular restaurants in Berlin Center. CarRentals.com has gathered your most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Berlin Center. Keep reading to see how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
How do I find a great deal on a rental car in Berlin Center?
We always strive to get you the best rate. However, there are a more ways to increase your savings. Make sure to:
- Check the mileage policy to steer clear of any surprises
- Reserve your vehicle as far in advance as possible
- Avoid airport pick-ups or drop-offs if possible; they tend to be pricier
- Compare weekly and daily rates; you may save more if you rent the car for longer
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save big on your Berlin Center rental car.
What rental companies have agencies in Berlin Center?
From global names like National and Hertz to budget-friendly brands like Fox and Budget, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the online reviews to help you figure out which is best for you.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Berlin Center?
That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what you'll be doing when you visit Berlin Center. If you're having a little trouble deciding, make sure to look over the chart below. We have compared the most popular types of cars for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||To take on any kind of terrain and sightseeing||Ford Edge, Kia Sorento, Jaguar F-Pace, or similar|
|Full Size||Need extra room and comfort, but with the handling of a sedan||Infiniti Q50, Ford Fusion, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want to get the most mpg on their trip||BMW i3, Kia Optima, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Berlin Center?
Typically, the age limit for renting a car in Berlin Center is 21. But, there might be an additional fee if you are under the age of 25 or for higher category rentals. Read over the supplier's terms to determine what any additional charges will be before you rent your car.
Is insurance required to rent a car in Berlin Center?
Insurance is always required, no matter where you're renting a car. That said, your current car insurance may cover you. Additionally, if you pay using your credit card, the card's benefits may also insure you. Keep in mind, these policies may not cover you 100%, and you'll have to add it on to your booking. Check ahead of time and, if it is needed, you can just add it at the CarRentals.com checkout.
What are the different fuel policies?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will need to find an open gas station close to your car rental supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||There will be a full tank of gas when you collect your automobile. Use as much gas as you wish and top it off when you return your car. If you refill the tank before you return your car, you won't be charged a refueling cost||You only pay for the fuel you use. Used a half of a tank? Then you just fill it back up to full. You won't need to pay for any fuel 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 upfront and bring the car back with the tank empty. Check with the 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 more for a tank upfront then you would going to a nearby gas station|
|Empty to empty||You won't have a full tank when you collect your vehicle, and you don't have to fill the tank back up before you drop it back off||You fill the tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll need to find a gas station shortly after you get the car|
What fuel policy do you recommend?
Most rental car companies provide you a full to full tank policy. We advise returning your car filled up. If you want to keep your expenses lower, find a gas station before you return the car. Stations near or around airports or car rental places tend to have higher prices.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Berlin Center?
Unlimited miles is a good option if you plan to do a bit of sightseeing or visit a lot of business associates all over Berlin Center. You can cruise as much as you want and not incur added charges. Review your rental agreement to see if there are mileage limitations.
Tips before you leave the lot
Be sure you check a few items before you leave the lot. It's worth the time to:
- Check out the vehicle and make certain there is no dents 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 both the lug wrench and jack are there
- 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 wipers
- Get comfortable working the entertainment and GPS (if available). You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Berlin Center rental car today
Use CarRentals.com to get yourself the best wheels Berlin Center has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be driving between the highly-rated restaurants, renowned landmarks, and all the amazing sites in Berlin Center.