Car rentals in Dorchester: All you need to know
A Dorchester car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You'll be able to explore all the sights, and even find out what else the rest of New Jersey has to offer. We've collected the most popular questions about renting a car in Dorchester. Keep reading to discover the dos and don'ts of renting a car.
Where can I find a great deal on a car rental in Dorchester?
CarRentals.com always strives to get you the best rate. However, to get the most savings on your trip to Dorchester you can do a few things. Make sure to:
- Compare and contrast all the deals available
- Book as far in advance as possible. You'll usually save more and get the car of your choice
- Check the mileage and fuel policies. This way you'll avoid any surprises on your final bill
- Don't get more car than you'll need. Commonly, the smaller the car, the cheaper the rate
Even a little knowledge can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental suppliers have agencies in Dorchester?
From global names like National and Hertz to budget-friendly brands like Payless and Fox, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Scan through the reviews to get an idea of which meets your needs.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Dorchester?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this New Jersey metropolis means you're bound to find a car that suits your needs. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury||Business travelers who want a little luxury as they cruise Dorchester||Infiniti Q50, Chrysler 300, or similar|
|Minivan||Large groups that need room for all their bags||Ford Escape, Chrysler Town & Country, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those looking for a fuel-efficient vehicle||BMW i3, Kia Optima, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Dorchester?
Usually, to rent a car in Dorchester you must be at least 21—the same as it is across the rest of the United States of America. If you are under 25, you might also need to pay a surcharge. Be sure to review the supplier's terms to figure out what the exact fee is before you book your rental.
Is insurance required to rent a car in Dorchester?
Most countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to buy interim coverage with the rental car supplier. Otherwise, as a United States citizen, you can also purchase Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout. Several credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover) will offer coverage. But many of them have restrictions, such as not covering bigger vehicles such as premium models or some SUVs. Make sure to find out exactly what your credit card will cover and how much before you travel to Dorchester.
What is the fuel policy for Dorchester rental cars?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will need to search for an open gas station near your rental car supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The tank will be full when you collect your automobile. You can use as much fuel as you need and top it off when you return your car. 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. Used a quarter of a tank? Then you just fill it back up to full. You won't be paying for any gas you didn't use. You can shop around for the cheapest prices 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 of gas when you pick the car up and bring the car back with the tank empty. Ask the supplier to see if they'll refund you for any unused fuel||You won't need to find a fuel station near your rental drop-off location||You might pay more for the tank than you would filling up at a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You will not have a full tank of fuel when you collect the vehicle, and you won't need to fill the tank back up when you drop it back off||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 get the car|
What fuel policy should I get?
Most rental car companies give you a full to full tank policy. At CarRentals.com, we suggest returning it with a full tank. If you want to save some money, it is best to fill up your tank before bringing the rental.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Dorchester?
Unlimited mileage is a good option for those who don't want to worry about incurring any extra charges with the distance they drive. You will just need to make sure there's nothing else in the small print that could add in extra costs.
Tips before you leave the lot
Make sure you check a few things before you leave the rental lot on your Dorchester adventure. You should:
- Walk around the vehicle and determine if there is any damage 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 to your liking, and figure out how to turn on the lights and 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 Dorchester car rental today
Use CarRentals.com to get yourself the best wheels Dorchester has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be cruising between the highly-rated restaurants, renowned landmarks, and all the terrific sites in Dorchester.