Car rentals in Germersheim: All you need to know
You need a great automobile to get around Germersheim whether you're going for a business or pleasure. See the top sites around town and pull up in front of the popular restaurants in Germersheim. CarRentals.com has gathered the most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Germersheim. Find out how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
How do I find a bargain rental car in Germersheim?
You are on your way to locating the best price on your car rental with us. But, you can try to do a few things to keep your next rental affordable. Be sure to:
- Compare daily and weekly rates from all the different suppliers
- Book as far in advance as possible. You will usually save more and get the car of your choice
- Check the fuel and mileage policies. This way you'll avoid any surprises on your final bill
- Don't get more vehicle than you'll need. Generally, the smaller the class the lower the rate
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save on your Germersheim rental car.
What rental companies have agencies in Germersheim?
From global names like Hertz 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 your next trip.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Germersheim?
That all depends on your needs and what activities you want to do in Germersheim. If you're having a little trouble choosing, be sure to read over our table below. We've compared the most popular types of cars for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury or Premium-class||When you need the best||Audi A4, Cadillac XTS, or similar|
|Minivan||If you plan on doing plenty of exploring and want a comfortable ride||Chrysler Pacifica, Dodge Grand Caravan, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those looking for a fuel-efficient vehicle||BMW i3, Toyota Prius, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Germersheim?
Generally, to rent a car in Germersheim you must be at least 21—the same as it is across the rest of the country. If you are under 25, you might also need to pay a surcharge. Be sure to read over the terms to discover any additional charges will be before you book your rental.
Does Germersheim require rental car insurance?
Insurance is always required, wherever you rent a vehicle. Nevertheless, you could already be covered by your existing car or credit card policies. Keep in mind, your policies may not provide 100% coverage, and you'll have to add it on to your booking. Look into it before you book and, if it's necessary, you can easily add it at the CarRentals.com checkout.
What is the fuel policy for Germersheim rental cars?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will have to search for an open gas station close to your car rental supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||There will be a full tank of gas when you pick up your vehicle. You can use as much fuel as you need and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off. 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 quarter of a tank? Then you just fill it back up to full. You won't be paying for any fuel you didn't use. You can shop around for the cheapest 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 pay for a full tank when you pick the car up and bring the car back with the tank empty. Ask the rental car provider to see if they'll refund you for any unused fuel||You won't need to find a fuel station near your rental drop-off location||The supplier usually charges a higher rate for the fuel than a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You won't have a full tank when you pick up your vehicle, and you don't have to fill the tank back up before you drop it back off||You refill your tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll have to get some gas before you do any serious driving|
What fuel policy do you recommend?
We usually suggest that customers opt for the full-to-full policy. This policy simply means you bring your rental back to the full, and you're all set.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
Unlimited miles is a great choice if you decide to do a bit of sightseeing or visit several customers all over Germersheim. You can cruise wherever you like without incurring extra charges. Review your rental agreement to see if there are any limitations.
Before you drive off
Before you get started on your Germersheim vacation, be sure you go over a few items prior to leaving the car rental lot. You should take time to:
- Look over your vehicle and determine if there is any damage or scratches. If so, write 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 to your liking, and figure out how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Get comfortable working the radio or entertainment features. It's best to limit any unneeded distractions when you are driving around a new area
Book your Germersheim rental car today
Maybe you're carpooling with co-workers to and from the hotel to the conference center, maybe you're traveling solo, or maybe you're bringing your partner or kids. CarRentals.com has the ideal vehicle that can suit your requirements and not break your wallet.