Car rentals in Fukuoka: All you need to know
A Fukuoka car rental allows you 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 region has to offer. CarRentals.com has gathered your most popular questions about car rentals in Fukuoka. Keep reading to discover how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
Where can I find a bargain car rental in Fukuoka?
CarRentals.com makes it a cinch to book the cheapest rates. Simply type in your travel dates and scroll down the variety of car rental suppliers, choose the top rental locations, and find the most wallet-friendly packages Fukuoka has to offer. You should also:
- Compare the prices of vehicles
- Try to avoid airport pick-ups or drop-offs, which can be more expensive
- Determine ahead of time the amount of mileage/fuel you may use
- Search and book as far in advance as you can
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save big on your Fukuoka rental car.
What rental suppliers have retailers in Fukuoka?
CarRentals.com has around 9 car rental providers to decide from in Fukuoka. You'll find some of the best suppliers, like Budget. Read through the reviews to get an idea of which one meets your needs.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Fukuoka?
That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what activities you want to do in Fukuoka. If you're having difficulty picking the right car, be sure to look over the table below. We've compared the most popular categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Those looking for a little off-road excitement||Ford Explorer, Kia Sorento, BMW X3, or similar|
|Full Size||For big groups that want better fuel economy than an SUV||Chevrolet Impala, Toyota Camry, or similar|
|Economy Car||When saving money is a top priority||Fiat 500, Nissan Versa Note, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Fukuoka?
Usually, the age limit for renting a car in Fukuoka is 21—the same as it is across the rest of the country. However, you might need to pay a surcharge if you're under 25. Be sure to read over the supplier's terms to determine what the total will be before you rent your car.
Do I need insurance to rent a car in Fukuoka?
Most countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to purchase additional insurance through rental car supplier for your trip, if you are concerned your insurance won't cover your rental during your trip.Many credit card issuers (American Express, Visa, MasterCard, and Discover) will provide some coverage. But many of them have restrictions, such as not covering larger automobiles like premium models or some SUVs. It is best to call and find out what kind of coverage is offered before you head to Fukuoka.
What is the difference between all the fuel policies?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will need to find an open gas station close to your car rental supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The tank will be full when you collect your car. You can use as much fuel as you like and top it off when you return your car at the rental dealer. Just make sure to refill the tank before you return the car to avoid a refueling cost||You only pay for the fuel you use. Used a half of a tank? Then you just fill it back up to full. You won't need to pay for any you didn't use. You can fill up at any station you want and you'll only pay service 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. Some rental car companies provide a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to check with them beforehand||You won't need to find a petrol station near your rental drop-off location||You usually pay a higher price for a tank upfront then going to a local station|
|Empty to empty||You may not have a full tank when you collect the vehicle, and you don't need 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 locate a gas station as soon as you get the car|
What fuel policy should I get?
Many rental car suppliers offer a range of fuel policies. However, full-to-full is our stand-out choice. You simply bring the car back with the same amount of fuel you got it with. Just be sure you make time to shop for the cheapest gas prices.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Fukuoka?
If you wish to explore all that Fukuoka offers, you are going to need unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Fukuoka. Review the fine print to be sure they are actually "unlimited."
Before you leave the lot
Before you begin on your Fukuoka adventure, be sure you go over a few items before you leave the car rental lot. You should:
- Walk around the vehicle and be certain 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 see if the spare is properly inflated and the necessary tools to change it 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 radio or entertainment features. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Fukuoka rental car today
Maybe you're traveling with your partner and kids, or carpooling with co-workers to and from the hotel to the conference center. Maybe you're traveling solo. CarRentals.com has the ideal car rental that can suit your requirements and not deplete your travel fund.