Car rentals in Hampden: All you need to know
A Hampden 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 Newfoundland and Labrador has to offer. We've collected your most popular questions about car rentals in Hampden. Find out the dos and don'ts of car rentals.
Where do I find a great deal on a rental car in Hampden?
CarRentals.com makes it easy to snag the best rates. Simply enter your travel dates and go down the list of rental car suppliers, select the top rental locations, and find the cheapest offers in Hampden. You can also:
- Take time to compare vehicle pricing
- Try to avoid pick-ups and drop-offs at airports, which can cost more
- Determine ahead of time the amount of mileage/fuel you may use
- Search and reserve as far in advance as you can
Even a little rental car know-how can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental companies have agencies in Hampden?
From global names like National and Enterprise to budget-friendly brands like Thrifty and Budget, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the online reviews to get an idea of which meets your needs.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Hampden?
That depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit Hampden. If you're having trouble choosing, make sure to read over our chart below. We have compared the most popular vehicle categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury or Premium-class||When you deserve the best||Camaro, Chrysler 300, or similar|
|Minivan or SUV||Families with a lot of bags and a need for space||Hyundai Santa Fe, Nissan Quest, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want to get the most miles per gallon on their trip||Honda Civic, Kia Optima, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Hampden?
Typically, to rent a car in Hampden you must be at least 21—the same as it is across the rest of the country. Additionally, many suppliers charge an added fee if you are under 25. Be sure to review the supplier's terms to find what the exact rate will be before you rent your vehicle.
Is insurance required to rent a car in Hampden?
Insurance is required, no matter where you rent a vehicle. With that said, your current car insurance may cover you. Additionally, if you pay using your credit card, the card's policy may also insure you. Keep in mind, your policies might not totally cover your rental, and you'll have to add it on to your booking. Look into it before you book and, if it is required, you can easily include it at the CarRentals.com checkout.
What is the difference between all the fuel policies?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will need to find an open gas station near your car rental supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank when you pick up your automobile. Use as much petrol as you like and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the end. 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. Used a half 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 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 pick up the car with a full tank and return the car with the tank empty. Some suppliers offer a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to verify with them beforehand||You won't have to find for a gas station before you return your car||You usually pay more for a tank upfront then you would going to a nearby gas station|
|Empty to empty||You may not have a full tank when you pick up the vehicle, and you don't need to fill the tank back up when you drop it back off||You refill your tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll need to find a gas station shortly after you get the car|
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
Most suppliers give you a full to full tank policy. At CarRentals.com, we suggest bringing it back filled up. If you want to keep your expenses lower, it is best to fill up your tank before you bring it back.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Hampden?
Unlimited miles is a great option if you plan to do a bit of sightseeing or visit a lot of clients all over Hampden. You can cruise as much as you want without incurring extra charges. Review your rental agreement to discover if there are any limitations.
Tips before you leave the lot
Be sure you check a few items before you leave the lot on your Hampden adventure. It's important to:
- Look over the car and determine if there is any damage or scrapes. If so, mark it down on the paperwork
- 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
- Get comfortable operating the navigation and entertainment. It's best to limit any unneeded distractions when you are driving around a new city
Book your Hampden rental car today
Use CarRentals.com to get yourself the best wheels Hampden has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be cruising between the highly-rated restaurants, renowned landmarks, and all the fantastic sites in Hampden.