Car rentals in East China: All you need to know
You want a great vehicle to take you around East China whether you're going for a business trip or a vacation. See the famous sites around the region and pull up in front of the best restaurants in East China. We've answered the most frequently asked questions about renting a car in East China. Read on to see how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
How do I get a bargain car rental in East China?
CarRentals.com makes it easy to get the cheapest rates. Just type in your travel dates and go down the variety of car rental companies, select the top rental locations, and find the cheapest offers in East China. You should also:
- Take time to compare vehicle pricing
- Avoid airport pick-ups or drop-offs, which usually cost more
- Know ahead of time how much mileage/fuel you may use
- Search and reserve as far in advance as you can
These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in East China.
What rental companies have agencies in East China?
From budget-friendly brands like Economy and Budget to global names like Hertz and Sixt, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the online reviews to get an idea of which one is best for your next trip.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in East China?
That depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit East China. If you're having a little trouble picking the right car, be sure to read over the table below. We've compared the most popular types of vehicles for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury or Premium-class||When you want to travel East China in style||Infiniti, Audi, or similar|
|Minivan||Families with a lot of luggage and a need for space||Hyundai Santa Fe, Nissan Quest, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those looking for a fuel-efficient vehicle||Toyota Prius, Honda Civic, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in East China?
Usually, the age limit for renting a car in East China is 21—the same as it is across the rest of the USA. If you are under 25, you might also need to pay a surcharge. Be sure to read over the terms to determine any additional fees is before you book your car.
Do I need insurance to rent a car in East China?
Most countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to purchase interim insurance with the rental car supplier. Otherwise, as a United States citizen, you can also book Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com at checkout. Although many major card issuers, like Visa and MasterCard, provide some insurance, there are usually restrictions. For example, you may not be covered if you get a larger or luxury vehicle. Check the policy before you decide.
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 a gas station close to your car rental supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The gas tank will be full when you get your car. You can use as much fuel as you wish and top it off when you return your car at the rental office. 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, it's only necessary 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 pay for a full tank upfront and bring the car back with the tank empty. Check with the provider to see if they will refund you for any unused fuel||You won't need to find a gas 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 may not have a full tank when you pick up the vehicle, and you don't need to refill the gas when you drop it back off||You fill the tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll need to find a gas station as soon as you collect the car|
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
We usually suggest that customers opt for the full-to-full policy. This policy simply means you bring your rental back to the full, and you're all set.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in East China?
Unlimited miles is a great choice if you decide to do some sightseeing or visit a lot of customers all over East China. You can drive wherever you want and not incur additional charges. Review your policy to see if there are any restrictions.
Know before you go
Before you get started on your East China trip, check out a few things prior to leaving the rental lot. You should:
- Check out the car 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
- Inspect the trunk to determine if the spare is properly inflated and the jack and lung wrench are there
- Familiarize yourself with the 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). It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are driving around a new city
Book your East China 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 rental that can align with your needs and not deplete your travel fund.