Car rentals in Brasilia: All you need to know
You need a great automobile to get around Brasilia whether you're going for a business trip or a vacation. Explore the top sites around town and park in front of the popular restaurants in Brasilia. We've gathered the most popular questions about renting a car in Brasilia. Keep reading to discover which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
How can I find a bargain car rental in Brasilia?
CarRentals.com makes it easy to grab the best deals. Simply enter your travel dates and go down the variety of rental car companies, pick the top rental locations, and find the best offers in Brasilia. You can also:
- Check the mileage policy to prevent any surprises
- Book your vehicle as far ahead of time as possible
- Avoid airport pick-ups or drop-offs if possible; they generally are pricier
- Compare weekly and daily rates; you might save more with a longer rental
Even a little knowledge can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental companies have retailers in Brasilia?
From global names like Hertz and Sixt to budget-friendly brands like Fox and Budget, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the reviews to get an idea of which one is best for you.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Brasilia?
That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what you'll be doing when you visit Brasilia. If you're having difficulty choosing, make sure to look over the chart below. We've compared the most popular categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury or Premium-class||When you need the best||Mercedes C-Class, Audi A4, or similar|
|SUV or Minivan||Families with plenty of suitcases and a need for space||Toyota RAV4, Dodge Grand Caravan, or similar|
|Compact Car||When saving money and good gas mileage are your top priorities||Fiat 500, Nissan Versa Note, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Brasilia?
Usually, the age limit for renting a car in Brasilia is 21. However, you may find that there is an added fee if you are under 25 or for larger or higher category rentals in particular. Read over the terms to determine what the exact price will be before you rent your vehicle.
Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Brasilia?
Insurance is mandatory, wherever you're renting a car. However, you could already be insured by your credit card or car policies. Keep in mind, your policies may not cover you 100%, and you'll have to add it on to your booking. Look into it before you book and, if it's required, you can conveniently add it at the CarRentals.com checkout.
What are the different fuel policies?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will need to find a gas station near your car rental supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The gas tank will be full when you get your vehicle. Use as much gas as you like 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 need to replace the fuel you used. Used a half of a tank? Simply fill it back up to full. You won't be paying for any you didn't use. You can shop around for the cheapest prices and you'll only pay service charges if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll get the car with a full tank of fuel and return the car with an empty tank. Check with the provider to see if they will 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 will not have a full tank of fuel when you pick up your vehicle, and you don't have to fill the tank back up before you drop it back off||You refill your tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll have to get some gas before you do any serious driving|
What fuel policy do you recommend?
We usually suggest 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 Brasilia?
Unlimited miles is a great choice if you plan to do some sightseeing or visit a lot of business associates all over Brasilia. You can drive wherever you like without incurring added charges. Review your policy to discover if there are mileage limitations.
Before you drive off
Make sure you go over a few items prior to leaving the car rental lot on your Brasilia adventure. It's worth the time to:
- Inspect your car and determine if there is any damage or scrapes. If you notice any, mark it down on your paperwork
- Inspect the trunk to determine if the spare is properly inflated and the jack and lung wrench are there
- Familiarize yourself with the car. Adjust the mirrors and seats, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Get comfortable working the navigation and entertainment. It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are driving around a new region
Book your Brasilia rental car today
Maybe you're carpooling with co-workers to and from the hotel to the conference center, maybe you're traveling solo, or maybe you're bringing your partner or kids. No matter the situation, CarRentals.com has a rental car that can fit your needs and not deplete your travel piggy bank.