Car rentals in Derry: All you need to know
A Derry car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You can explore all the sights, and even see what the rest of New Hampshire has to offer. We've gathered your most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Derry. Read on to find out the dos and don'ts of booking a rental car.
Where do I find a bargain car rental in Derry?
We always try to get you the best price. However, to increase your savings on your trip to Derry you can do a few things. You can:
- Compare and contrast all the deals available
- Book as far in advance as possible. You will usually save more and get the car of your choice
- Be aware of any cost for fuel policy, additional drivers, and mileage limits. This way you can make sure you know the actual cost before you rent
- Decide what vehicle you'll need for your drive. Don't get more car than you need
These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Derry.
What rental suppliers have agencies in Derry?
From budget-friendly brands like Thrifty and Budget to global names like Enterprise and Hertz, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the reviews to get an idea of which meets your needs.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Derry?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this New Hampshire metropolis means you're certain to find an automobile that suits your needs. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury||Business travelers who want a little luxury as they cruise Derry||Cadillac, Audi, or similar|
|Minivan||Big groups that need room for all their luggage||Toyota RAV4, Dodge Grand Caravan, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those looking for a fuel-efficient vehicle||BMW i3, Kia Optima, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Derry?
Generally, the age limit for renting a car in Derry is 21. However, there might be an additional charge if you are under 25 or for larger or higher category vehicles. Read over the terms to figure out what any additional fees will be before you book your vehicle.
Is insurance required to rent a car in Derry?
Almost all countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to pay for interim insurance with the rental car company. Otherwise, as a U.S. citizen, you can also book Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com at checkout. Many credit card issuers (MasterCard, Visa, American Express, and Discover) will offer coverage. But many of them have restrictions, like not covering larger vehicles like premium models or some SUVs. It is best to call and find out exactly what your credit card will cover and how much before you head to Derry.
What are the different fuel policies?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will need to find 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 collect your car. You can use as much fuel as you need and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off. 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, you'll only have to 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 be charged refueling fees if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You pay for a full tank of fuel when you pick the car up and bring the car back with the tank empty. Many providers provide a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to verify with them beforehand||You won't have to find 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 before you bring the car back||You fill the tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll have to get some gas before you go on a long trip|
What fuel policy do you recommend?
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.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Derry?
Unlimited mileage is a good option for anyone who don't want to worry about incurring any extra charges with the distance they drive. Just make sure that your policy really provides unlimited miles. Read the fine print before you book.
Before you leave the lot
Make sure you go over a few items before you leave the rental lot. You should take time to:
- Look over your vehicle and be sure there is no damage 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
- Get comfortable working the navigation and entertainment. It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are navigating a new city
Book your Derry car rental today
Use CarRentals.com to get yourself the best wheels Derry has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be going between the well-known restaurants, world-famous landmarks, and all the fantastic sites in Derry.