Car rentals in Copenhagen: All you need to know
A Copenhagen car rental gives you the opportunity to go where you want, when you want. You can explore all the sights, and even find out what the rest of New York has to offer. We've collected your most popular questions about car rentals in Copenhagen. Keep reading to discover the dos and don'ts of car rentals.
How do I find a bargain car rental in Copenhagen?
CarRentals.com makes it easy to snag the best rates. Just enter your travel dates and scroll down the variety of rental car companies, pick the top rental locations, and find the cheapest packages Copenhagen has to offer. You should also:
- Compare the rates for a few suppliers on the type of car you want
- Book as far in advance as possible. You will usually save more and get the car of your choice
- Educate yourself on any cost for mileage limits, fuel policy, and additional drivers. This way you can make sure you know the actual cost before you rent
- Don't rent more car than you need. Commonly, the smaller the class the lower the rate
These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Copenhagen.
What rental suppliers have agencies in Copenhagen?
From global names like Advantage and Hertz to budget-friendly brands like Economy and Budget, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the reviews to get an idea of which meets your needs.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Copenhagen?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this New York city means you're certain to find a car that suits your needs. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury or Premium-class||When you need the best||Camaro, Chrysler 300, or similar|
|Minivan||Big groups that need room for all their bags||Toyota RAV4, Dodge Grand Caravan, or similar|
|Economy or Compact Car||When saving money is a top priority||Fiat 500, Nissan Versa Note, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Copenhagen?
Generally, to rent a car in Copenhagen you must be at least 21—the same as it is across the rest of the USA. However, you might need to pay a surcharge if you're under 25. Be sure to read the rental agreement to determine any additional fees will be before you book your rental.
Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Copenhagen?
Insurance is required, no matter where you're renting a car. Nevertheless, your current car insurance may cover you. Additionally, if you pay using your credit card, the card's policy may also insure you. Keep in mind, your policies may not cover you 100%, and you'll need to add it to your booking for Copenhagen. Look into it before you book and, if it's required, you can easily add it at checkout.
What is the difference between all the fuel policies?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will have to find an open gas station close to your car rental supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||There will be a full tank of gas when you get your car. Use as much petrol as you wish 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 cost||You only need to replace the fuel you used. If you only use half of a tank, it's only necessary refill half of a tank, and therefore avoid paying for fuel you don't need. You won't pay more than local fuel prices and you'll only be charged refueling fees or service charges if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You pay for a full tank of fuel upfront and bring the car back with the tank empty. Ask the rental car 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||You usually pay a higher rate for a tank upfront then you would going to a nearby gas station|
|Empty to empty||You will not have a full tank of fuel when you pick up the vehicle, and you don't need to fill the tank back up before you drop it back off||You fill the tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll have to fill up before you do any serious driving|
What fuel policy should I get?
Many rental car suppliers offer a variety of fuel policies. However, full-to-full is our stand-out winner. 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.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
If you wish to check out all that Copenhagen and maybe even the rest of New York offers, you are going to want unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Copenhagen. Read the fine print to be sure they are truly "unlimited."
Tips before you leave the lot
Before you get going on your Copenhagen vacation, go over a few things prior to leaving the lot. You should take time to:
- Inspect the car and determine if there is any damage or scrapes. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
- Check the trunk to see 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
- Figure out how to work the radio or entertainment features. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Copenhagen car rental today
Maybe you're traveling with your partner and kids, or carpooling with co-workers to and from the hotel to the conference center. Maybe you're traveling solo. No matter who you're traveling with, CarRentals.com has a car that can suit your requirement and not break your wallet.