Car rentals in Biarritz: All you need to know
A Biarritz car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You can check out all the sights, and even see what the rest of the region has to offer. CarRentals.com has gathered your most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Biarritz. Find out which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
How can I find a bargain rental car in Biarritz?
You are on your way to finding the best deal on your car rental by reserving it through CarRentals.com. However, there are ways to get an even cheaper price on your upcoming rental. Make sure to:
- Compare and contrast weekly and daily rates from all the different suppliers
- Book as far in advance as possible. You will usually save more and get the car of your choice
- Educate yourself on any cost for fuel policy, additional drivers, and mileage limits. This way you can make sure you know the actual cost before you rent
- Determine the car you'll need for your trip. Don't get more car than you need
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save big on your Biarritz rental car.
What rental suppliers have agencies in Biarritz?
In Biarritz, we have 5 car rental suppliers to decide from, like Enterprise. Scan through the online reviews to get an idea of which meets your needs.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Biarritz?
That all depends on your needs and what activities you want to do in Biarritz. If you're having a little trouble deciding, make sure to go over the chart below. We've compared the most popular vehicle categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury||When you deserve the best||Mercedes C-Class, Audi A4, or similar|
|SUV||Families with plenty of bags and a need for space||Hyundai Santa Fe, Nissan Quest, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those looking for a fuel-efficient vehicle||Toyota Prius, Honda Civic, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Biarritz?
Typically, the age limit for car rentals in Biarritz is 21. Please note, you may find that there is an additional fee if you are under 25 or for larger or higher category rentals. Read over the terms to figure out what the exact rate will be before you rent your car.
Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Biarritz?
Almost all countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to purchase additional insurance through rental car company, if you think your insurance won't cover your rental during your trip.Many credit card issuers (MasterCard, Visa, American Express, and Discover) will provide some coverage. But many of them have restrictions, like not covering larger automobiles like premium models or some SUVs. Make sure to call and find out what kind of coverage is offered before you head to Biarritz.
What is the difference between all the fuel policies?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will have to find a 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 car. You can use as much fuel as you want and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the end of your rental period. 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. If you only use half of a tank, it's only necessary refill half of a tank, and therefore avoid paying for fuel 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 and return the car with an empty tank. Ask the provider to see if they'll refund you for any unused fuel||You won't have to find for a gas station before you bring back the car||You might pay more for the tank than you would filling up at a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You will not have a full tank of fuel when you pick up your vehicle, and you won't have to refill the gas before you bring the car back||You refill your tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll need to find a gas station as soon as you get the car|
What fuel policy do you recommend?
We usually recommend that you choose 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?
Unlimited mileage is a good choice for anyone who don't want to worry about watching the odometer their whole trip. Just make sure that your policy really provides unlimited miles. Read the details on mileage limits before you book.
Tips before you leave the lot
Be sure you check a few things prior to leaving the car rental lot. You should:
- Look over your vehicle and be sure there is no damage or scratches. If so, mark it down on the paperwork
- 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 radio or entertainment features. It's best to limit any unneeded distractions when you are navigating a new area
Book your Biarritz rental car today
Maybe you're traveling with your partner and kids, or carpooling with co-workers to and from the hotel to the conference center. Maybe you're traveling solo. CarRentals.com has the ideal car rental that can fit your requirements and not deplete your travel piggy bank.