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Car rentals in Cedar Knolls: All you need to know

A Cedar Knolls car rental allows you 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 New Jersey has to offer. We've gathered the most popular questions about car rentals in Cedar Knolls. Keep reading to discover which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.

How do I find a bargain rental car in Cedar Knolls?

CarRentals.com makes it a cinch to book budget-friendly rates. Just type in your travel dates and scroll through the variety of rental suppliers, pick the top rental locations, and find the best packages Cedar Knolls has to offer. You should also:

  • Compare daily and weekly 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
  • Check the mileage and fuel policies. You don't want to be surprised with additional costs
  • Decide what vehicle you'll need for your trip. Don't get more car than you need

These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Cedar Knolls.

What rental suppliers have outlets in Cedar Knolls?

From global names like National and Enterprise to budget-friendly brands like Dollar and Thrifty, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the reviews to get an idea of which is best for your next trip.

What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Cedar Knolls?

Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this New Jersey town means you're certain to find a vehicle that is perfect for you. Some options include:

Car TypeBest forCategory Includes
Full Size SUVBest for families who need a comfortable ride and to fit in all their luggageBMW X3, Ford Edge, or similar
Full SizeNeed extra room and comfort, but with better handling and gas mileage than an SUVChevrolet Impala, Toyota Camry, or similar
Economy CarWhen saving money is a top priorityChevrolet Spark, Vauxhall Corsa, or similar

What's the age requirement to rent a car in Cedar Knolls?

Generally, the age limit for car rentals in Cedar Knolls is 21—the same as it is across the rest of the United States of America. If you are under 25, you might also need to pay a surcharge. Be sure to read through the rental agreement to figure out what the exact fee is before you book your vehicle.

Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Cedar Knolls?

When driving in Cedar Knolls or the rest of the U.S. of A., you'll need insurance. Almost every supplier requires that you show proof of insurance before you pick up your automobile. Most countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to purchase interim insurance through the rental agency. Otherwise, as a U.S. citizen, you can also purchase Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com at checkout.

The major credit card issuers (MasterCard, Visa, American Express, and Discover) will typically provide some coverage. However, many of them have restrictions, such as not covering bigger vehicles like premium models or some SUVs. Make sure to call and find out what kind of coverage is offered before you head to Cedar Knolls.

What are the different fuel policies?

Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Here is a list of the typical policies.

You will have to search for an open gas station near the drop-off location
Policy TypePolicy DescriptionAdvantagesDisadvantages
Full to FullThere will be a full tank of gas when you get your vehicle. You can use as much fuel as you need and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the end of your rental period. Just make sure to refill the tank before you return the car to avoid a refueling costYou only refill the amount of fuel that you've used. Used a half of a tank? Then you just fill it back up to full. You won't need to pay for any you didn't use. You can shop around for the cheapest prices and you'll only be charged refueling fees if you don't fill up the tank
Full to empty (pre-paid)You'll pay for a full tank of gas and return the car with the tank empty. Many rental car companies provide a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to verify with them beforehandYou won't need to find a gas station near your rental drop-off locationYou usually pay more for a tank upfront then going to a local station
Empty to emptyYou won't have a full tank when you pick up the vehicle, and you won't have to refill the gas before you drop it back offYou fill the tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump pricesYou'll have to fill up before you do any serious driving

What type of fuel policy should I choose?

We usually suggest that customers choose the full-to-full policy. This policy is the most straightforward, and you simply top off the tank before you bring it back.

Is it worth getting unlimited miles?

If you plan to check out all that Cedar Knolls and maybe even the rest of New Jersey offers, you are going to need unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Cedar Knolls. Go over the fine print to be sure they are actually "unlimited."

Before you drive off

Make sure you check out a few things prior to leaving the car rental lot. You should take time to:

  • Inspect 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 entertainment and GPS (if available). It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are driving around a new area

Book your Cedar Knolls car rental today

When you book with CarRentals.com, you know you can depend on a great car that will leave you with extra money in the bank. Book today to cash in on cheap deals on your impeccable Cedar Knolls rental car. We'll see you out here.