Car rentals in Frankfort: All you need to know
A Frankfort car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You can explore all the sights, and even see what else the rest of Maine has to offer. CarRentals.com has answered your most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Frankfort. Keep reading to see how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
Where do I find a bargain car rental in Frankfort?
CarRentals.com makes it easy to grab budget-friendly deals. Simply type in your travel dates and go through the list of car rental companies, select the top rental locations, and find the best offers in Frankfort. You can also:
- Compare vehicle pricing before you book
- Try to avoid pick-ups or drop-offs at airports, which can be more expensive
- Determine ahead of time how much mileage/fuel you may use
- Search and book in advance
Even a little knowledge can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental companies have outlets in Frankfort?
From global names like National and Enterprise to budget-friendly brands like Fox and Budget, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Scan through the online reviews to get an idea of which is best for you.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Frankfort?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Maine metropolis means you're certain to find a car that is perfect for you. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Families or groups looking for adventure in the Maine back-country||Ford Explorer, Hyundai Santa Fe, or similar|
|Full Size||Groups with suitcases and a need for space||Hyundai Sonata, Ford Fusion, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want a quiet and comfortable ride||BMW i3, Toyota Prius, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Frankfort?
Normally, to rent a car in Frankfort you must be at least 21—the same as it is across the rest of the USA. Additionally, many suppliers charge an added fee if you are under 25. Be sure to review the rental agreement to discover what the exact charge is before you rent your car.
Does Frankfort require rental car insurance?
Most countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to buy interim insurance through the rental car company. Otherwise, as a U.S. citizen, you can also purchase Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com at checkout. Several credit card issuers (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover) will offer coverage. However, many of them have restrictions, such as not covering large automobiles like premium models or some SUVs. It is best to find out exactly what your credit card will cover and how much before you head to Frankfort.
What is the difference between all the 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 close to the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank when you collect your automobile. You can use as much fuel as you wish and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the end. 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. 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 won't pay more than local fuel prices and you'll only be charged refueling fees or service charges if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll pick up the car with a full tank of gas and return the car with an empty tank. Some providers provide a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to check with them beforehand||You won't need to find a gas 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 won't have a full tank when you pick up the vehicle, and you won't need to refill the gas when you bring the car back||You fill the tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll need to find a gas station shortly after you collect the car|
What fuel policy do you recommend?
Many suppliers offer a range of fuel policies. However, full-to-full is our stand-out choice. 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 Frankfort.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Frankfort?
If you want to check out all that Frankfort and maybe even the rest of Maine offers, you are going to want unlimited miles. You can drive as far as you'd like without worrying about additional charges. Review the fine print to make certain your mileage is truly "unlimited."
Before you drive off
Make sure you go over a few items before you leave the rental lot. It's important to:
- Check out the vehicle and make sure there is no 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
- 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 windshield wipers
- Get comfortable operating the navigation and entertainment. It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are driving around a new area
Book your Frankfort rental car today
Know that you can depend on a wonderful ride that will result in more cash to spare when you reserve your Frankfort rental car with CarRentals.com. Cash in on cheap deals on your impeccable Frankfort rental car when you book with CarRentals.com. We'll see you on the road.