Car rentals in Freehold: All you need to know
A Freehold car rental gives you the opportunity to go where you want, when you want. You can check out all the sights, and even find out what the rest of New Jersey has to offer. CarRentals.com has gathered your most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Freehold. Find out how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
Where do I find a bargain car rental in Freehold?
CarRentals.com makes it easy to snag budget-friendly rates. Simply enter your travel dates and go through the variety of rental car suppliers, pick the top rental locations, and find the cheapest packages Freehold has to offer. You can also:
- Read the mileage policy to prevent any surprises
- Book your car rental as far ahead of time as possible
- Avoid airport pick-ups or drop-offs if possible; they usually are pricier
- Compare weekly and daily rates; you might save more with a longer rental
Even a little rental car know-how can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental companies have retailers in Freehold?
From budget-friendly brands like Thrifty and Budget to global names like Avis and Enterprise, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the online reviews to get an idea of which one is best for you.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Freehold?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this New Jersey town means you're bound to find a vehicle that suits your needs. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Those looking for adventure in the New Jersey back-country||Jaguar F-Pace, Hyundai Santa Fe, or similar|
|Full Size||For big groups that want better fuel economy than an SUV||Hyundai Sonata, Ford Fusion, or similar|
|Economy Car||Couple or two friends who plan on doing some sightseeing||Fiat 500, Nissan Versa Note, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Freehold?
Usually, to rent a car in Freehold you must be at least 21—the same as it is across the rest of the United States of America. Additionally, many suppliers charge an added fee if you are under 25. Be sure to read the terms to determine what the total is before you book your vehicle.
Is insurance required to rent a car in Freehold?
When driving in Freehold or the rest of the United States, you'll need insurance. Many suppliers require that you show proof of insurance before you pick up your vehicle. Almost all countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to buy additional insurance through the rental car dealer for your trip, if you are concerned your insurance won't cover your rental. Additionally, as a U.S. citizen, you can also book Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout.
Although many major card issuers, like American Express or MasterCard, offer some insurance, there are usually restrictions. For instance, they may not cover your rental car if you get a luxury or larger vehicle. Check the rental car company's policy before you decide.
Are there different fuel policies?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will have 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 collect your car. You can use as much fuel as you need and top it off when you return your car. 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 half of a tank? Simply fill it back up to full. You won't be paying for any fuel you didn't use. You won't pay more than local fuel prices and you'll only pay service charges if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You pay for a full tank when you pick the car up and bring the car back with the tank empty. Check with the provider to see if they'll refund you for any unused fuel||You won't have to find for a gas station before you return your car||You usually pay more for a tank upfront then going to a local station|
|Empty to empty||You may not have a full tank when you pick up your vehicle, and you don't have to refill the gas before 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 should I get?
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 Freehold.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Freehold?
If you wish to check out all that Freehold and maybe even the rest of New Jersey offers, you are going to need unlimited miles. You can drive as far as you'd like without worrying about additional fees. Go over the fine print to make certain your mileage is actually "unlimited."
Before you leave the lot
Make sure you check a few items prior to leaving the car rental lot. You should take time to:
- Check out your vehicle and be certain there is no damage or scrapes. If you notice any, mark it down on your paperwork
- Check the trunk to see 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, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Get comfortable working the radio or entertainment features. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Freehold car rental today
Know that you can depend on a grand ride that will leave you with money to spare when you reserve your car rental with CarRentals.com. Book today to cash in on cheap deals on your impeccable Freehold rental car. We'll see you on the road.