Car rentals in Grantham: All you need to know
A Grantham car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You can explore all the sights, and even see what else the rest of England has to offer. CarRentals.com has collected the most popular questions about renting a car in Grantham. Find out how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
Where can I get a great deal on a rental car in Grantham?
CarRentals.com makes it easy to book the cheapest rates. Simply enter your travel dates and scroll down the list of car rental suppliers, select the top rental locations, and find the cheapest offers in Grantham. You can also:
- Compare the prices of vehicles
- Try to avoid pick-ups or drop-offs at airports, which typically are more expensive
- Determine ahead of time how much fuel/mileage you may use
- Search and book in advance
Even a little rental car know-how can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental suppliers have retailers in Grantham?
From budget-friendly brands like Economy and Budget to global names like Avis and Sixt, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the online reviews to help you figure out which one is best for your next trip.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Grantham?
That all depends on your needs and what activities you want to do in Grantham. If you're having a little trouble deciding, make sure to go over the table below. We've compared the most popular types of cars for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||To take on any kind of terrain and sightseeing||Ford Edge, Kia Sorento, or similar|
|Full Size||Planning a big trip with a large group of friends or family members||Hyundai Sonata, Ford Fusion, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want to get the most miles per gallon on their trip||BMW i3, Kia Optima, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Grantham?
Normally, to rent a car in Grantham you must be at least 21. Please note, you may find that there is an added fee if you're under the age of 25 or for larger or higher category vehicles in particular. Read through the supplier's terms to discover what the exact fee will be before you book your car.
Is insurance required to rent a car in Grantham?
Most countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to buy additional insurance through rental car supplier for your trip, if you think your insurance won't cover you while traveling through GBR.Several credit card issuers (American Express, Visa, MasterCard, and Discover) will provide some coverage. But many of them have restrictions, like not covering larger vehicles like trucks or SUVs. It is best to call and find out what kind of coverage is offered before you travel to Grantham.
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 need to find an open gas station close to the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The gas tank will be full when you collect your automobile. Use as much fuel as you need and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off. Just make sure to refill the tank before you return the car to avoid a refueling cost||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 need to pay for any gas you didn't use. You can shop around for the cheapest prices and you'll only be charged refueling fees if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You pay for a full tank of fuel when you pick the car up and bring the car back with the tank empty. Check with the rental car provider 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||The supplier usually charges a higher rate for the fuel than a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You will not have a full tank of fuel when you pick up the vehicle, and you won't need to refill the gas when you bring the car back||You fill the 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 should I get?
Most rental car suppliers provide you a full tank policy. At CarRentals.com, we suggest returning it with a full tank of gas. To avoid any added expenses, find a gas station before you return the car.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
Unlimited mileage is a good option for those who don't want to worry about incurring any extra charges with the distance they drive. You will just need to make sure there's nothing else in the small print that could add in extra costs.
Tips before you leave the lot
Make sure you go over a few things prior to leaving the car rental lot on your Grantham adventure. You should take time to:
- Look over your vehicle and be certain there is no dents or scratches. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
- Make you have a properly inflated spare tire, lug wrench, and jack in the trunk
- Get familiar with the controls of your car. Adjust the mirrors and seats to your liking, and figure out how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Figure out how to work the entertainment and GPS (if available). You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Grantham car rental today
Use CarRentals.com to get yourself the best wheels Grantham has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be driving between the well-known restaurants, famous landmarks, and all the marvelous sites in Grantham.