Car rentals in Chippenham: All you need to know
You need a great car to get around Chippenham whether you're traveling for a business or pleasure. See the famous sites around the city and pull up in front of the popular restaurants in Chippenham. We've answered the most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Chippenham. Keep reading to see which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
Where do I get a great deal on a car rental in Chippenham?
You are on your way to finding the best rate on your car rental with CarRentals.com. But, to increase your savings on your trip to Chippenham you can do a few things. Make sure to:
- Compare the rates for a few suppliers on the type of car you want
- Book as far in advance as possible. You'll usually get the car of your choice and save more
- Check the mileage and fuel policies. This way you'll avoid any surprises on your final bill
- Decide the car you'll need for your vacation. Don't get more car than you need
These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Chippenham.
What rental companies have outlets in Chippenham?
From global names like Avis and Enterprise to budget-friendly brands like Dollar and Thrifty, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the reviews to get an idea of which is best for you.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Chippenham?
That all depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit Chippenham. If you're having trouble picking the right car, be sure to read over the chart below. We've compared the most popular types of cars for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Perfect for families who want comfort and to fit in all their luggage||Ford Explorer, 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||For those looking to save the most on their trip||Fiat 500, Nissan Versa Note, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Chippenham?
Generally, to rent a car in Chippenham you must be at least 21. However, you may find that there is an added charge if you're under 25 or for larger or higher category rentals in particular. Read over the supplier's terms to discover what any additional charges will be before you reserve your rental.
Does Chippenham require rental car insurance?
Most countries require driver's insurance. You might be able to purchase additional insurance through rental car company for your trip, if you know your insurance won't cover you while traveling through GBR.Many major card issuers, like Visa or American Express, give some coverage; however, there are usually restrictions. For example, they may not cover your rental car if you reserve a luxury or larger vehicle. Check the policy before you decide.
What is the difference between all the fuel policies?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will have to find a gas station near the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The gas tank will be full when you get your automobile. Use as much fuel as you want and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the end. Just make sure to refill the tank before you return the car to avoid a refueling cost||You only refill the amount of fuel that you've used. Used a quarter of a tank? Then you just fill it back up to full. You won't need to pay for any gas you didn't use. You can shop around for the cheapest prices and you'll only pay service fees if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll receive the car with a full tank 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 return your car||The supplier usually charges a higher rate for the fuel than a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You won't have a full tank when you pick up your 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 can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll need to locate a gas station as soon as you collect the car|
What fuel policy should I get?
We usually advise that customers choose the full-to-full policy. This policy simply means you bring your rental back to the full, and you're all set.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Chippenham?
If you wish to check out all that Chippenham offers, you are going to need unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Chippenham. Go over the fine print to be certain they are actually "unlimited."
Before you leave the lot
Before you begin on your Chippenham vacation, make sure you check out a few items before you leave the rental lot. You should:
- Look over your vehicle and make sure there is no damage or scratches. If you notice any, mark it down on your paperwork
- Inspect the trunk to see if the spare is inflated and the necessary tools to change it are there
- Get familiar with the controls of your car. Adjust the mirrors and seats, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Get comfortable operating the entertainment and GPS (if available). You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Chippenham 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 who you're traveling with, CarRentals.com has a rental car that can suit your needs and not deplete your travel piggy bank.