Car rentals in Curitiba: All you need to know
A Curitiba 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 the region has to offer. CarRentals.com has gathered your most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Curitiba. Read on to find out how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
Where do I get a bargain rental car in Curitiba?
CarRentals.com makes it easy to grab the cheapest deals. Just type in your travel dates and go down the list of rental companies, choose the top rental locations, and find the best offers in Curitiba. You can also:
- Take time to compare vehicle pricing
- Try to avoid airport pick-ups and drop-offs, which usually are more expensive
- Determine ahead of time how much mileage/fuel you may use
- Search and book as far in advance as you can
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save big on your Curitiba rental car.
What rental companies have outlets in Curitiba?
In Curitiba, there are 5 rental providers to choose from, like Avis. Look through the online reviews to get an idea of which meets your needs.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Curitiba?
That depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit Curitiba. If you're having trouble deciding, be sure to look over the chart below. We have compared the most popular vehicle categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury||When you deserve the best||Infiniti Q50, Mercedes Benz CLA, or similar|
|Minivan||Family getaways where you need the extra room||Chrysler Town & Country, Dodge Grand Caravan, or similar|
|Compact Car||For those on a tight travel budget||Fiat 500, Nissan Versa Note, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Curitiba?
Typically, the age limit for car rentals in Curitiba is 21—the same as it is across the rest of the country. If you are under 25, you might also need to pay a surcharge. Be sure to read over the rental agreement to determine any additional fees is before you book your rental.
Does Curitiba require rental car insurance?
Almost all countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to buy interim insurance through the rental car company.Several credit card issuers (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover) will cover your car rental. However, many of them have restrictions, such as not covering larger automobiles such as premium models or some SUVs. Make sure to call and find out what kind of coverage is offered before you travel to Curitiba.
Are there different fuel policies?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will need to search for an open gas station near the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||There will be a full tank of gas when you pick up your automobile. You can use as much fuel as you wish 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 pay for the fuel you use. If you only use half of a tank, you'll only need to refill half of a tank, and therefore avoid paying for fuel you don't need. 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 upfront and bring the car back with the tank empty. Many suppliers provide a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to check 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 may not have a full tank when you collect the vehicle, and you don't have to refill the gas when you bring the car back||You refill your tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll need to find a gas station shortly after you collect the car|
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
Most rental car companies give you a full tank policy. At CarRentals.com, we advise bringing it back with a full tank of gas. If you want to save some money, fill up your tank before you return the car. Stations near airports or car rental places tend to have higher prices.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
If you plan to see all that Curitiba offers, you're going to need unlimited miles. You can drive as far as you'd like without worrying about additional fees. Read the fine print to make sure your mileage is truly "unlimited."
Before you drive off
Make sure you go over a few things before you leave the rental lot. It's important to:
- Look over your car and determine if there is any damage or scratches. If so, mark it down on the paperwork
- 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 to your liking, and figure out how to turn on the lights and wipers
- Figure out how to work the navigation and entertainment. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Curitiba car rental today
Maybe you're carpooling with co-workers to and from the hotel to the conference center, maybe you're traveling solo, or maybe you're bringing your partner or kids. CarRentals.com has the ideal car that can align with your needs and not break the bank.