Car rentals in Delhi: All you need to know
A Delhi car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You can check out all the sights, and even find out what the rest of California has to offer. We've gathered your most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Delhi. Keep reading to see the dos and don'ts of renting a car.
Where do I get a bargain rental car in Delhi?
CarRentals.com makes it a cinch to get budget-friendly deals. Simply enter your travel dates and scroll through the variety of car rental companies, choose the top rental locations, and find the best packages Delhi has to offer. You can also:
- Compare and contrast 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
- Learn about any cost for fuel policy, additional drivers, and mileage limits. That way you will know the true cost before you rent
- Decide the car you'll need for your drive. Don't get more car than you need
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save big on your Delhi rental car.
What rental companies have retailers in Delhi?
From global names like Enterprise and Hertz to budget-friendly brands like Thrifty and Budget, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Scan through the online reviews to get an idea of which is best for you.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Delhi?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this California metropolis means you're bound to find a vehicle that suits your needs. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Those looking for adventure in the California back-country||BMW X3, Ford Edge, or similar|
|Full Size||Groups with suitcases and a need for space||Infiniti Q50, Ford Fusion, or similar|
|Compact Car||For those on a tight travel budget||Chevrolet Spark, Vauxhall Corsa, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Delhi?
Generally, the age limit for car rentals in Delhi is 21. But, there might be an additional charge if you are under the age of 25 or for higher category rentals in particular. Read over the supplier's terms to discover what any additional fees will be before you book your car.
Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Delhi?
When driving around Delhi or the rest of the U.S.A., you will need insurance. Many suppliers need proof of insurance before you pick up your vehicle. Almost all countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to buy additional insurance through the rental car dealer, if you are concerned your insurance won't cover your rental during your trip. Additionally, as a U.S. citizen, you can also purchase Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com during checkout.
Many major card issuers, like Visa or Discover, offer some insurance on your rental, however, there are usually restrictions. For example, they may not cover your rental car if you book a larger or luxury vehicle. Be sure to check the rental car company's policy before you decide.
What are the different 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 an open gas station close to your rental car supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank when you pick up your car. You can use as much fuel as you wish and top it off when you return your car at the end of your rental period. If you refill the tank before you return your car, you won't be charged a refueling cost||You only refill the amount of fuel that you've used. If you only use half of a tank, you'll only have to refill half of a tank, and therefore avoid paying for any you don't need. You can fill up at any station you want and you'll only be charged refueling fees if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll pay for a full tank and return the car with an empty tank. Ask 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||You usually pay a higher price for a tank upfront then you would going to a nearby gas station|
|Empty to empty||You won't have a full tank when you collect the vehicle, and you won't need to fill the tank back up before you drop it back off||You refill your tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll have to fill up before you go on a long trip|
What fuel policy should I get?
Many suppliers offer a range of fuel policies. However, the stand-out choice is usually full-to-full. 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.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Delhi?
Unlimited miles is a good choice if you decide to do some sightseeing or visit several clients all over Delhi. You can drive wherever you want without incurring additional charges. Go over your policy to discover if there are any limitations.
Know before you go
Before you get going on your Delhi trip, make sure you go over a few items prior to leaving the car rental lot. You should:
- Look over your vehicle and be certain there is no 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, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Figure out how to work the entertainment and GPS (if available). You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Delhi 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 the situation, CarRentals.com has a rental car that can align with your requirement and not deplete your travel fund.