Car rentals in Fishers Island: All you need to know
A Fishers Island car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You can check out all the sights, and even see what the rest of New York has to offer. We've gathered your most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Fishers Island. Keep reading to find out how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
Where do I find a bargain rental car in Fishers Island?
CarRentals.com always tries to get you the best price. But, to increase your savings on your trip to Fishers Island you can do a few things. Make sure to:
- Compare the prices of vehicles
- Try to avoid pick-ups and drop-offs at airports, which can cost more
- Know ahead of time how much mileage/fuel you may use
- Search and reserve as far in advance as you can
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save big on your Fishers Island rental car.
What rental companies have outlets in Fishers Island?
From global names like Avis and Enterprise to budget-friendly brands like Dollar and Thrifty, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the online reviews to help you figure out which one meets your needs.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Fishers Island?
That all depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit Fishers Island. If you're having difficulty choosing, be sure to look over our table below. We've compared the most popular types of vehicles for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury||Everyone who wants to travel Fishers Island in style||Mercedes C-Class, Cadillac XTS, or similar|
|Minivan||If you plan on doing a lot of exploring and want a comfortable ride||Jeep Grand Cherokee, Nissan Quest, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those looking for a fuel-efficient vehicle||Toyota Prius, Honda Civic, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Fishers Island?
Normally, the age limit for car rentals in Fishers Island is 21—the same as it is across the rest of the USA. However, you might need to pay a surcharge if you're under 25. Be sure to read over the terms to discover what the exact price will be before you book your vehicle.
Does Fishers Island require rental car insurance?
Most countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to purchase interim coverage with the rental car company. Otherwise, as a U.S. citizen, you can also purchase Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout. Many credit card issuers (American Express, Visa, MasterCard, and Discover) will provide some coverage. However, there may be limitations, like not covering bigger vehicles such as premium models or some SUVs. It is best to call and find out what kind of coverage is offered before you travel to Fishers Island.
What is the difference between all the fuel policies?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will have to search for a gas station near the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank when you collect your car. Use as much gas as you wish and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off when you are done. As long as you replace the fuel before returning the car, you won't face any extra fees||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 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 pay for a full tank of fuel upfront and bring the car back with the tank empty. Ask the provider to see if they'll refund you for any unused fuel||You won't need to find a gas station near your rental drop-off location||You usually pay more for a tank upfront then going to a local station|
|Empty to empty||You will not have a full tank of fuel when you collect the vehicle, and you won't have to refill the gas 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 locate a gas station shortly after you collect the car|
What fuel policy do you recommend?
Many rental car suppliers offer a range of fuel policies. However, the stand-out choice is usually full-to-full. It simply means returning the car with the same level of gas as you got it with, so you'll never pay for anyone else's road trips through the Fishers Island.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Fishers Island?
Unlimited mileage is a good option for travelers who don't want to worry about watching the odometer their whole trip. Just make sure that your policy really provides unlimited miles. Check the fine print before you book.
Know before you go
Before you get started on your Fishers Island trip, be sure you check out a few things prior to leaving the lot. You should:
- Walk around your vehicle and make sure there is no 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
- Get familiar with the controls of your 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). It's best to limit any unneeded distractions when you are navigating a new city
Book your Fishers Island 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 rental car that can align with your requirements and not break the bank.