Car rentals in Bethlehem: All you need to know
A Bethlehem car rental gives you the opportunity to go where you want, when you want. You can check out all the sights, and even find out what else the rest of New Hampshire has to offer. CarRentals.com has answered the most popular questions about renting a car in Bethlehem. Keep reading to find out which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
How do I find a great deal on a car rental in Bethlehem?
CarRentals.com makes it easy to book budget-friendly deals. Simply enter your travel dates and go down the variety of car rental companies, pick the top rental locations, and find the most wallet-friendly packages Bethlehem has to offer. You can also:
- Compare and contrast the rates for a few suppliers on the type of car you want
- Book as far in advance as possible. You'll usually save more and get the car of your choice
- Be aware of any cost for mileage limits, fuel policy, and additional drivers. This way you will know the total cost before you book
- Determine the car you'll need for your vacation. Don't get more car than you need
Even a little knowledge can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental companies have retailers in Bethlehem?
From global names like National and Hertz to budget-friendly brands like Budget and Thrifty, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the reviews to get an idea of which is best for your next trip.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Bethlehem?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this New Hampshire town means you're bound to find a vehicle that is perfect for you. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Families looking for adventure in the New Hampshire back-country||BMW X3, Ford Edge, 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||BMW i3, Kia Optima, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Bethlehem?
Usually, to rent a car in Bethlehem you must be at least 21. But, there might be an additional fee if you are under 25 or for higher category cars. Go through the terms to figure out what any additional fees is before you book your rental.
Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Bethlehem?
Almost all countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to buy additional insurance through rental car supplier, if you think your insurance won't cover your rental during your trip. Otherwise, as a U.S. citizen, you can also purchase Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout. Although many major card issuers, like American Express or MasterCard, provide some coverage, there are usually restrictions. For instance, they may not cover your rental car if you reserve a luxury or larger vehicle. Check the policy before you decide.
What is the difference between all the fuel policies?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. 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||You'll have a full tank when you get your automobile. Use as much gas as you like and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off when you are done. As long as you replace the fuel before returning the car, you won't face any extra fees||You only refill the amount of fuel that you've used. If you only use half of a tank, you'll only need to refill half of a tank, and therefore avoid paying for any you don't need. You can shop around for the cheapest prices and you'll only pay service fees if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll pay for a full tank of fuel and return the car with an empty tank. Check with the supplier to see if they'll refund you for any unused fuel||You won't need to find a fuel station near your rental drop-off location||You usually pay a more expensive rate for a tank upfront then you would going to a nearby gas station|
|Empty to empty||You will not have a full tank of fuel when you collect your vehicle, and you won't have to refill the gas before you bring the car back||You fill the tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll need to find a gas station as soon as you collect the car|
What fuel policy do you recommend?
Most suppliers provide you a full tank policy. At CarRentals.com, we advise bringing your car back topped off. If you want to save some money, fill up your tank before returning the rental car. Stations near airports or car rental places tend to have higher prices.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
If you want to explore all that Bethlehem and maybe even the rest of New Hampshire offers, you are going to need unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Bethlehem. Go over the fine print to be certain your mileage is actually "unlimited."
Before you drive off
Before you begin on your Bethlehem adventure, be sure you go over a few things before you leave the car rental lot. It's important to:
- Look over your vehicle and determine if there is any dents or scrapes. 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 wipers
- Figure out how to work the radio or entertainment features. It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are navigating a new area
Book your Bethlehem 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. No matter who you're traveling with, CarRentals.com has a car rental that can align with your requirement and not deplete your travel piggy bank.