Car rentals in Brandeis: All you need to know
A Brandeis car rental gives you the opportunity to go where you want, when you want. You'll be able to check out all the sights, and even find out what the rest of California has to offer. CarRentals.com has answered your most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Brandeis. Read on to discover the dos and don'ts of renting a car.
Where can I get a great deal on a car rental in Brandeis?
CarRentals.com makes it a breeze to book the cheapest deals. Simply enter your travel dates and scroll down the list of rental car companies, choose the top rental locations, and find the best packages Brandeis has to offer. You can also:
- Take time to compare vehicle pricing
- Avoid airport pick-ups or drop-offs, which can be more expensive
- Determine ahead of time the amount of mileage/fuel you may use
- Search and book as far in advance as you can
Even a little rental car know-how can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental suppliers have agencies in Brandeis?
From budget-friendly brands like Economy and Budget to global names like Avis and Sixt, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the online reviews to get an idea of which one is best for your next trip.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Brandeis?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this California 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||Those looking for a little off-road excitement||Jaguar F-Pace, Hyundai Santa Fe, or similar|
|Full Size||For big groups that want better fuel economy than an SUV||Infiniti Q50, Hyundai Sonata, or similar|
|Economy or Compact Car||Couple or two friends who plan on doing a little sightseeing||Toyota Yaris, Nissan Versa, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Brandeis?
Typically, to rent a car in Brandeis you must be at least 21. But, you may find that there is an additional fee if you're under the age of 25 or for larger or higher category vehicles in particular. Read over the terms to determine what any additional fees is before you book your vehicle.
Do I need insurance to rent a car in Brandeis?
Insurance is always needed, wherever you're renting a car. With that said, you might already be covered by your existing car or credit card policies. Keep in mind, your policies may not cover you 100%, and you'll have to add it to your booking for Brandeis. Check in advance and, if it is needed, you can conveniently include it at checkout.
Are there different fuel policies?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will have to find an open gas station near your rental car supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The tank will be full when you pick up your automobile. 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. If you refill the tank before you return your car, you won't be charged a refueling cost||You only need to replace the fuel you used. If you only use half of a tank, it's only necessary refill half of a tank, and therefore avoid paying for any you don't need. You can fill up at any station you want and you'll only pay refueling charges if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You pay for a full tank upfront and bring the car back with the tank empty. Ask 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 bring back the 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 pick up your vehicle, and you don't need to refill the gas when 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 collect the car|
What fuel policy should I get?
We usually advise that customers opt for the full-to-full policy. This policy is the most straightforward, and you simply top off the tank before you bring it back.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Brandeis?
If you plan to check out all that Brandeis and maybe even the rest of California offers, you are going to need unlimited miles. You can drive as far as you'd like without worrying about additional fees. Go over the fine print to be certain your mileage is truly "unlimited."
Tips before you leave the lot
Make sure you go over a few items prior to leaving the rental lot on your Brandeis adventure. You should:
- Check out the car and determine if there is any dents or scrapes. 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 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 unneeded distractions when you are driving around a new region
Book your Brandeis car rental 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 the situation, CarRentals.com has a car that can fit your needs and not break the bank.