Car rentals in Curepipe: All you need to know
You want a great car to get around Curepipe whether you're traveling for a business or pleasure. Explore the famous sites around town and park in front of the best restaurants in Curepipe. CarRentals.com has answered the most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Curepipe. Keep reading to discover which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
How can I find a great deal on a car rental in Curepipe?
CarRentals.com makes it easy to snag budget-friendly rates. Just enter your travel dates and scroll through the list of car rental companies, pick the top rental locations, and find the cheapest offers in Curepipe. You should also:
- Take time to compare vehicle pricing
- Try to avoid pick-ups and drop-offs at airports, which can be more expensive
- Know ahead of time how much fuel/mileage you may use
- Search and reserve as far in advance as you can
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save big on your Curepipe rental car.
What rental suppliers have outlets in Curepipe?
From global names like Enterprise and Sixt to budget-friendly brands like Thrifty and Budget, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Scan 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 Curepipe?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this town means you're bound to find a car that is perfect for you. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury||If you really want to go all out on your vacation to Curepipe||Camaro, Chrysler 300, or similar|
|Minivan||Large groups that need room for all their bags||Jeep Grand Cherokee, Nissan Quest, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want to get the most miles per gallon on their trip||BMW i3, Kia Optima, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Curepipe?
Typically, the age limit for renting a car in Curepipe is 21—the same as it is across the rest of the country. However, you might need to pay a surcharge if you're under 25. Be sure to read the supplier's terms to determine what the exact charge is before you book your car.
Do I need insurance to rent a car in Curepipe?
When driving in Curepipe or the rest of country, you will need insurance. Many suppliers require that you show proof of insurance before you rent a car. Most countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to purchase interim insurance through the rental supplier.
The major credit cards (MasterCard, Visa, American Express, and Discover) will typically cover your car rental. However, many of them have restrictions, such as not covering large vehicles like premium models or some SUVs. Make sure to call and find out what kind of coverage is offered before you travel to Curepipe.
Are there different fuel policies?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Here is a list of the typical policies.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 pick up your automobile. Use as much petrol as you wish and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the rental office. 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. If you only use half of a tank, it's only necessary refill half of a tank, and therefore avoid paying for any you don't need. You won't pay more than local fuel prices and you'll only pay refueling charges 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 the tank empty. Check with the supplier to see if they will refund you for any unused fuel||You won't have to find for a gas station before you bring back the car||The supplier usually charges a higher rate for the fuel than a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You will not have a full tank of fuel when you collect the vehicle, and you don't have to fill the tank back up before you bring the car back||You refill your 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?
We usually suggest that customers opt for 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 explore all that Curepipe offers, you are going to want unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Curepipe. Read the fine print to make sure they are actually "unlimited."
Before you leave the lot
Before you begin on your Curepipe vacation, be sure you check a few items prior to leaving the car rental lot. It's worth the time to:
- Inspect the car and make sure there is no damage or scrapes. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
- Check the trunk to determine if the spare is inflated and both the lug wrench and jack are there
- Familiarize yourself with the 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). It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are navigating a new region
Book your Curepipe rental car today
Use CarRentals.com to get yourself the best wheels Curepipe has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be going between the highly-rated restaurants, renowned landmarks, and all the amazing sites in Curepipe.