Car rentals in Dongguan: All you need to know
A Dongguan car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You'll be able to explore all the sights, and even see what else the rest of the area has to offer. We've collected your most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Dongguan. Find out which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
How can I find a bargain rental car in Dongguan?
You are on your way to locating the best rate on your car rental with CarRentals.com. But, there are ways to get an even lower price on your next booking. Be sure to:
- Read the mileage policy to steer clear of any surprise expenses
- Reserve your rental car as far ahead of time as you can
- Avoid airport pick-ups; they tend to be more expensive
- Compare daily and weekly rates; you might save more if you rent the car for longer
These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Dongguan.
What rental companies have agencies in Dongguan?
From global names like Ace and Enterprise to budget-friendly brands like Budget and Thrifty, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the online reviews to help you figure out which one is best for you.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Dongguan?
That depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit Dongguan. If you're having difficulty deciding, be sure to read over the chart below. We have compared the most popular vehicle categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury||Business travelers who want a little luxury as they cruise Dongguan||Mercedes C-Class, Cadillac XTS, or similar|
|SUV or Minivan||Sizable groups that need room for all their suitcases||Hyundai Santa Fe, Nissan Quest, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those looking for a fuel-efficient vehicle||BMW i3, Toyota Prius, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Dongguan?
Usually, to rent a car in Dongguan you must be at least 21. Please note, you may find that there is an additional fee if you're under 25 or for larger or higher category vehicles in particular. Go through the terms to find what the exact fee will be before you book your rental.
Is insurance required to rent a car in Dongguan?
Almost all countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to purchase additional insurance through rental car company, if you are concerned your insurance won't cover your rental. Many credit cards (MasterCard, Visa, American Express, and Discover) will provide some coverage. However, there may be limitations, like not covering large automobiles like trucks or SUVs. Make sure to call and find out exactly what your credit card will cover and how much before you head to Dongguan.
Are there different fuel policies?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will need to find a 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 get your vehicle. You can use as much fuel as you need and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the end of your rental period. As long as you replace the fuel before returning the car, you won't face any extra fees||You only need to replace the fuel you used. Used a quarter of a tank? Then you just fill it back up to full. You won't need to pay for any fuel you didn't use. You can shop around for the cheapest prices and you'll only pay service fees if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll receive the car with a full tank and return the car with an empty tank. Some rental car companies provide a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to check with them beforehand||You won't need to find a fuel station near your rental drop-off location||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 pick up your vehicle, and you won'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 type of fuel policy should I choose?
At CarRentals.com, we recommend a full to full policy. You pick up your rental topped off. But, if you return the rental with less than the amount you received it with, most companies will charge a premium to top it back off. To avoid any added expenses, fill up your tank before you bring it back.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Dongguan?
Unlimited miles is a great option if you decide to do some sightseeing or visit a lot of clients all over Dongguan. You can cruise as much as you like and not incur additional charges. Go over your rental agreement to see if there are any limitations.
Know before you go
Make sure you check out a few things before you leave the car rental lot. It's worth the time to:
- Walk around the car and determine if there is any dents or scratches. 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
- 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 unneeded distractions when you are driving around a new region
Book your Dongguan car rental today
Use CarRentals.com to get the best wheels Dongguan has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be driving between the well-known restaurants, world-famous landmarks, and all the fantastic sites in Dongguan.