Car rentals in Burlington: All you need to know
You need a great automobile to take you around Burlington whether you're going for a business trip or a vacation. Check out the top sites around the region and park in front of the best restaurants in Burlington. CarRentals.com has collected the most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Burlington. Find out how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
How do I get a bargain rental car in Burlington?
We always strive to get you the best deal. But, to get the most savings on your trip to Burlington you can do a few things. Make sure to:
- Read the mileage policy to prevent any surprise fees
- Book your rental as far ahead of time as possible
- Avoid airport pick-ups or drop-offs if possible; they tend to be more expensive
- Compare weekly and daily rates; you may save more if you rent the car for longer
These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Burlington.
What rental companies have retailers in Burlington?
From budget-friendly brands like Budget and Thrifty to global names like National and Enterprise, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Scan through the reviews to get an idea of which one is best for your next trip.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Burlington?
That all depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit Burlington. If you're having trouble choosing, be sure to read over our chart below. We have compared the most popular vehicle categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Those looking for a little adventure off the beaten path||Jaguar F-Pace, Hyundai Santa Fe, or similar|
|Full Size||Planning a big trip with a large group of friends or family members||Chevrolet Impala, Toyota Camry, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want to get the most mpg on their trip||Honda Civic, Kia Optima, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Burlington?
Generally, the age limit for renting a car in Burlington is 21—the same as it is across the rest of the United States of America. However, you might need to pay a surcharge if you're under 25. Be sure to read over the rental agreement to find what the total is before you book your vehicle.
Is insurance required to rent a car in Burlington?
Insurance is mandatory, wherever you're renting a car. However, you could already be insured by your existing car or credit card policies. Keep in mind, those policies might not totally cover your rental, and you'll have to add it to your booking for Burlington. Check in advance and, if it is necessary, you can easily add it at the CarRentals.com checkout.
What is the fuel policy for Burlington rental cars?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will need 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 automobile. Use as much fuel as you like and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off. As long as you replace the fuel before returning the car, you won't face any extra fees||You only need to replace the fuel you used. Used a quarter of a tank? Then you just fill it back up to full. You won't be paying for any you didn't use. You can fill up at any station you want and you'll only be charged refueling fees or service charges if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You pay for a full tank when you pick the car up and bring the car back with the tank empty. Some providers offer a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to confirm with them beforehand||There will be no need to go searching for a gas station before you drop-off your car||You might pay more for the tank than you would filling up at a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You won't have a full tank when you collect the vehicle, and you don't need to fill the tank back up 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 get the car|
What fuel policy should I get?
Many suppliers offer a range of fuel policies. However, the stand-out choice is usually full-to-full. It simply means returning the car with the same level of gas as you got it with, so you'll never pay for anyone else's road trips through the Burlington.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
Unlimited mileage is a good choice for travelers who don't want to worry about incurring any extra charges with the distance they drive. You will just need to make sure there's nothing else in the small print that could add in extra costs.
Tips before you leave the lot
Make sure you go over a few items prior to leaving the car rental lot. You should take time to:
- Walk around your car and determine if there is any dents or scratches. 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, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Figure out how to work the entertainment and GPS (if available). You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Burlington car rental today
Use CarRentals.com to get yourself the best wheels Burlington has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be going between the highly-rated restaurants, famous landmarks, and all the marvelous sites in Burlington.