Car rentals in Gap: All you need to know
A Gap car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You can explore all the sights, and even find out what else the rest of the region has to offer. We've collected your most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Gap. Find out how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
Where do I get a bargain car rental in Gap?
You are well on your way to getting the best price on your car rental with CarRentals.com. However, there are ways to get an even cheaper price on your next booking. Make sure to:
- Compare the prices of vehicles
- Avoid airport pick-ups and drop-offs, which typically are more expensive
- Determine ahead of time how much fuel/mileage 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 on your Gap rental car.
What rental suppliers have outlets in Gap?
From global names like Hertz and Enterprise to budget-friendly brands like Economy and Budget, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the reviews to help you figure out which one is best for your next trip.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Gap?
That all depends on your needs and what activities you want to do in Gap. If you're having trouble picking the right car, make sure to go over our table below. We've compared the most popular vehicle categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Those looking for a little adventure off the beaten path||Jaguar F-Pace, Hyundai Santa Fe, or similar|
|Full Size||Need extra room and comfort, but with the handling of a sedan||Chevrolet Impala, Toyota Camry, or similar|
|Compact Car||Couple or two friends heading to the beach and back||Chevrolet Spark, Vauxhall Corsa, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Gap?
Normally, to rent a car in Gap you must be at least 21. However, there might be an additional fee if you're under 25 or for larger or higher category vehicles in particular. Read over the terms to determine what the exact price is before you book your vehicle.
Does Gap require rental car insurance?
When driving around Gap or the rest of France, you'll need insurance. Almost every supplier requires that you show proof of insurance before you pick up your automobile. Many countries require driver's insurance. You might be able to purchase additional insurance through the rental car dealer, if you are concerned your insurance won't cover you while traveling through FRA.
The major credit card issuers (MasterCard, Visa, American Express, and Discover) will typically provide some coverage. However, many of them have restrictions, such as not covering large vehicles like trucks or SUVs. Be sure to call and find out what kind of coverage is offered before you travel to Gap.
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 have to search for a gas station near the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The tank will be full when you collect your vehicle. You can use as much fuel as you wish and top it off when you return your car. Just make sure to refill the tank before you return the car to avoid a refueling cost||You only refill the amount of fuel that you've used. If you only use half of a tank, you'll only have to 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 charges if you don't refill 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 supplier to see if they will refund you for any unused fuel||There will be no need to go searching for a gas station before you return your car||You usually pay a higher 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 the vehicle, and you don't have to refill the gas when you drop it back off||You fill the tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll have to fill up before you do any serious driving|
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
Most suppliers provide you a full to full tank policy. We recommend returning it filled up. If you want to save some money, it is best to fill up your tank before you return the car.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Gap?
Unlimited miles is a good choice if you plan to do some sightseeing or visit several customers all over Gap. You can cruise as much as you want without incurring additional charges. Make sure to read your policy to see if there are mileage restrictions.
Before you drive off
Be sure you check out a few items before you leave the lot. It's important to:
- Check out your car and determine if there is any dents or scratches. If you notice any, mark it down on the paperwork
- Check the trunk to see if the spare is 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. It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are driving around a new area
Book your Gap rental car today
Maybe you're traveling solo, maybe you're bringing your partner or kids, or maybe you're carpooling with co-workers to and from the hotel to the conference center. CarRentals.com has the ideal car that can fit your requirements and not deplete your travel piggy bank.