Car rentals in Broken Hill: All you need to know
A Broken Hill car rental gives you the opportunity to go where you want, when you want. You can explore all the sights, and even see what the rest of New South Wales has to offer. CarRentals.com has answered your most popular questions about renting a car in Broken Hill. Read on to discover which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
Where do I find a bargain car rental in Broken Hill?
CarRentals.com makes it easy to book budget-friendly deals. Just enter your travel dates and go through the variety of rental companies, select the top rental locations, and find the cheapest packages Broken Hill has to offer. You should also:
- Compare and contrast weekly and daily rates from all the different suppliers
- Book as far in advance as possible. You'll usually get your vehicle of your choice and save more
- Educate yourself on any cost for fuel policy, additional drivers, and mileage limits. This way you will know the actual cost before you book
- Determine what vehicle you'll need for your drive. Don't rent more car than you need
Even a little rental car know-how can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental companies have agencies in Broken Hill?
From budget-friendly brands like Budget and Thrifty to global names like Ace and Enterprise, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the online reviews to get an idea of which one meets your needs.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Broken Hill?
That depends on your needs and what activities you want to do in Broken Hill. If you're having difficulty choosing, be sure to look over our table below. We have compared the most popular vehicle categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Premium||When you want to travel Broken Hill in style||Cadillac XTS, Camaro, or similar|
|Minivan or SUV||Big groups that need room for all their luggage||Toyota RAV4, Dodge Grand Caravan, or similar|
|Compact Car||Couple or two friends heading to the beach and back||Ford Fiesta, Chevrolet Spark, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Broken Hill?
Generally, to rent a car in Broken Hill you must be at least 21. But, you may find that there is an added fee if you're under 25 or for larger or higher category cars in particular. Read through the supplier's terms to determine what any additional fees is before you book your car.
Does Broken Hill require rental car insurance?
Almost all countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to purchase additional insurance through rental car supplier for your trip, if you think your insurance won't cover your rental during your trip. Several credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover) will provide some coverage. But many of them have restrictions, like not covering bigger automobiles like premium models or some SUVs. Make sure to call and find out exactly what your credit card will cover and how much before you travel to Broken Hill.
What is the difference between all the fuel policies?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will need to find an open gas station close to your rental car supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The gas tank will be full when you pick up your automobile. You can use as much fuel as you want and top it off when you return your car when you are done. 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, you'll only have 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 charges if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll get the car with a full tank and return the car with the tank empty. Many providers provide a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to check with them beforehand||You won't need to find a petrol station near your rental drop-off location||You usually pay a more expensive rate for a tank upfront then going to a local station|
|Empty to empty||You may not have a full tank when you collect the vehicle, and you don't have to refill the gas when you drop it back off||You refill your tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll need to locate a gas station as soon as you get the car|
What fuel policy should I get?
Many suppliers offer a range of fuel policies. However, full-to-full is our stand-out choice. You simply bring the car back with the same amount of fuel you got it with. Just be sure you make time to shop for the cheapest gas prices.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Broken Hill?
If you want to see all that Broken Hill offers, you're going to need unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Broken Hill. Read the fine print to be sure your mileage is truly "unlimited."
Before you drive off
Make sure you check a few items prior to leaving the rental lot. You should:
- Walk around your 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
- 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 windshield wipers
- Figure out how to work the navigation and entertainment. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Broken Hill car rental today
When you book with CarRentals.com, you can count on a great ride that will leave you with cash to spare. Book today to cash in on cheap deals on your perfect Broken Hill car rental. We'll see you on the road.