Car rentals in Hanover: All you need to know
You want a great car to take you around Hanover whether you're going for a business trip or a vacation. Explore the famous sites around the city and park in front of the best restaurants in Hanover. We've answered your most popular questions about renting a car in Hanover. Keep reading to see the dos and don'ts of booking a rental car.
Where do I find a great deal on a car rental in Hanover?
You are on your way to finding the best deal on your car rental with CarRentals.com. However, there are ways to get an even cheaper price on your upcoming booking. Make sure to:
- Read the mileage policy to steer clear of any surprise expenses
- Book your car rental as far in advance as you can
- Avoid airport pick-ups; they tend to be pricier
- Compare weekly and daily rates; you might save more if you rent the car for longer
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save big on your Hanover rental car.
What rental suppliers have retailers in Hanover?
From budget-friendly brands like Dollar and Thrifty to global names like Advantage and Hertz, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the online reviews to get an idea of which one is best for your next trip.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Hanover?
That depends on your needs and what activities you want to do in Hanover. If you're having trouble deciding, make sure to read over our chart below. We've compared the most popular categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Perfect for families or groups who want comfort and have safety as a top priority||BMW X3, Ford Explorer, or similar|
|Full Size||If you plan on doing plenty of exploring and want a comfy ride||Infiniti Q50, Hyundai Sonata, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want to get the most miles per gallon on their trip||Toyota Prius, Honda Civic, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Hanover?
Typically, the age limit for renting a car in Hanover is 21—the same as it is across the rest of the USA. However, you might need to pay a surcharge if you're under 25. Be sure to review the rental agreement to determine any additional charges is before you reserve your rental.
Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Hanover?
Insurance is required, no matter where you rent a car. 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, those policies may not provide total coverage, and you'll have to add it on to your booking. Check ahead of time and, if it's necessary, you can conveniently add it at checkout.
What is the fuel policy for Hanover rental cars?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will need to find a gas station near your car rental supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank when you collect your car. You can use as much fuel as you need and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the end. As long as you replace the fuel before returning the car, you won't face any extra fees||You only refill the amount of fuel that you've used. Used a half of a tank? Simply 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 if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll get the car with a full tank of fuel and return the car with an empty tank. Several providers offer a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to confirm with them beforehand||You won't have to find 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 your vehicle, and you don't need to fill the tank back up before you bring the car back||You refill your tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll need to locate a gas station shortly after you get the car|
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
At CarRentals.com, we advise a full tank policy. You receive the vehicle with the needle at "F". If you return your rental with less than the amount you received it with, most companies will charge a premium, and sometimes up to triple the amount of current fuel prices to refill it. To avoid any added expenses, find a gas station before bringing the vehicle.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
Unlimited miles is a great option if you plan to do a bit of sightseeing or visit several customers all over Hanover. You can cruise as much as you like and not incur extra charges. Review your rental agreement to see if there are mileage limitations.
Before you drive off
Before you get started on your Hanover adventure, check a few items before you leave the car rental lot. You should take time to:
- Look over your car and determine if there is any damage or scrapes. 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 both the lug wrench and jack are there
- 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 radio or entertainment features. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Hanover car rental today
Use CarRentals.com to get the best wheels Hanover has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be going between the great restaurants, famous landmarks, and all the fantastic sites in Hanover.