Car rentals in Fuji: All you need to know
A Fuji car rental gives you the opportunity 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 the area has to offer. We've gathered your most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Fuji. Read on to find out the dos and don'ts of car rentals.
How can I find a great deal on a car rental in Fuji?
CarRentals.com makes it a cinch to snag budget-friendly deals. Just enter your travel dates and scroll through the variety of rental companies, select the top rental locations, and find the best packages Fuji has to offer. You can also:
- Check the mileage policy to avoid any surprises
- Reserve your rental as far in advance as you can
- Avoid airport pick-ups and drop-offs if possible; they tend to be more expensive
- Compare weekly and daily rates; you might save more if you rent the car for longer
Even a little rental car know-how can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental companies have agencies in Fuji?
From global names like National and Enterprise to budget-friendly brands like Economy and Budget, 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 type of rental car should I get for my trip to Fuji?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this metropolis means you're bound to find a car that is perfect for you. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury||When you need the best||Cadillac, Audi, or similar|
|SUV or Minivan||Family trips where you need additional room||Dodge Grand Caravan, Nissan Quest, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want a quiet and comfortable ride||BMW i3, Kia Optima, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Fuji?
Normally, to rent a car in Fuji you must be at least 21. But, there might be an added charge if you're under 25 or for higher category rentals in particular. Read over the supplier's terms to determine what the exact charge is before you book your car.
Do I need insurance to rent a car in Fuji?
Most countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to buy additional insurance through rental car company for your trip, if you are concerned your insurance won't cover you while traveling through JPN.Although many major card issuers, like MasterCard or Discover, offer some insurance, there may be restrictions. For instance, you may not be covered if you get a larger or luxury vehicle. Make sure to check car rental company's policy before you decide.
What is the fuel policy for Fuji 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 find an open gas station near the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The gas tank will be full when you get your automobile. You can use as much fuel as you like and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off when you are done. If you refill the tank before you return your car, you won't be charged a refueling cost||You only pay for the fuel you use. If you only use half of a tank, you'll only have to refill half of a tank, and therefore avoid paying for fuel you don't need. You won't pay more than local fuel prices and you'll only be charged refueling fees if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll receive the car with a full tank and return the car with an empty tank. Check with the supplier to see if they'll refund you for any unused fuel||There will be no need to go searching for a gas station before you bring back the car||You usually pay a more expensive price for a tank upfront then you would going to a nearby gas station|
|Empty to empty||You won't have a full tank when you pick up your vehicle, and you won't need to refill the gas before you bring the car back||You refill your tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll have to get some gas before you go on a long trip|
What fuel policy do you recommend?
Most rental car companies give you a full tank policy. At CarRentals.com, we advise bringing it back filled up. For a cheaper rate, fill up your tank before returning the rental.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
If you want to check out all that Fuji offers, you are going to need unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Fuji. Review the fine print to be sure they are truly "unlimited."
Before you drive off
Make sure you go over a few items prior to leaving the car rental lot on your Fuji adventure. It's worth the time to:
- Inspect the vehicle and be sure there is no dents or scratches. If you notice any, mark it down on the paperwork
- 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, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Figure out how to work the navigation and entertainment. It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are navigating a new area
Book your Fuji car rental today
Use CarRentals.com to get yourself the best wheels Fuji has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be driving between the great restaurants, renowned landmarks, and all the terrific sites in Fuji.