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Car rentals in Hanover: All you need to know

You want a great car to get around Hanover whether you're traveling for a business trip or a vacation. Check out the famous sites around the city and park in front of the popular restaurants in Hanover. CarRentals.com has collected your most popular questions about renting a car in Hanover. Find out the dos and don'ts of car rentals.

How can I find a bargain rental car in Hanover?

CarRentals.com makes it a cinch to snag budget-friendly deals. Just enter your travel dates and scroll down the list of rental companies, select the top rental locations, and find the cheapest offers in Hanover. You should also:

  • Read through the mileage policy to prevent any surprises
  • Reserve your rental as far in advance as you can
  • Avoid airport pick-ups; they generally are more expensive
  • Compare daily and weekly rates; you might save more with a longer rental

These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Hanover.

What rental companies have outlets in Hanover?

From budget-friendly brands like Fox and Budget to global names like Hertz and Sixt, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Scan through the online reviews to get an idea of which one meets your needs.

What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Hanover?

Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Virginia town means you're certain to find a vehicle that is perfect for you. Some options include:

Car TypeBest forCategory Includes
Full Size SUVGreat for families or groups who need a comfortable ride and to fit in all their luggageFord Explorer, Kia Sorento, BMW X3, or similar
Full SizeIf you plan on doing a lot of driving and want a comfortable rideHyundai Sonata, Ford Fusion, or similar
Economy CarEasy to park and have great miles per gallonFiat 500, Nissan Versa Note, or similar

What's the age requirement to rent a car in Hanover?

Normally, the age limit for renting a car in Hanover is 21. Please note, there might be an added fee if you are under the age of 25 or for higher category cars in particular. Read over the supplier's terms to determine what any additional charges is before you book your vehicle.

Does Hanover require rental car insurance?

Insurance is always needed, no matter where you're renting a car. However, your current car insurance may cover you. Additionally, if you pay using your credit card, the card's benefits may also insure you. Keep in mind, your policies may not provide 100% coverage, and you'll need to add it on to your booking. Look into it before you book and, if it is required, you can simply include it at the CarRentals.com checkout.

Are there different 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 near the drop-off location
Policy TypePolicy DescriptionAdvantagesDisadvantages
Full to FullThere will be a full tank of gas when you collect your automobile. Use as much fuel as you wish and top it off when you return your car when you are done. As long as you replace the fuel before returning the car, you won't face any extra feesYou only need to replace the fuel you used. If you only use half of a tank, it's only necessary refill half of a tank, and therefore avoid paying for any you don't need. You won't pay more than local fuel prices and you'll only pay service charges if you don't fill up 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. Several rental car companies offer a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to verify with them beforehandThere will be no need to go searching for a gas station before you return your carYou might pay more for the tank than you would filling up at a local gas station
Empty to emptyYou will not have a full tank of fuel when you pick up your vehicle, and you don't need to refill the gas before you drop it back offYou refill your tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local pricesYou'll have to get some gas before you do any serious driving

What type of fuel policy should I choose?

Many rental car suppliers offer a variety of fuel policies. However, full-to-full is our stand-out winner. You simply bring the car back with the same amount of fuel you got it with. Just be sure you make time to shop for the cheapest gas prices.

Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Hanover?

If you plan to explore all that Hanover and maybe even the rest of Virginia offers, you're going to need unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Hanover. Go over the fine print to be sure they are actually "unlimited."

Before you drive off

Make sure you check a few things prior to leaving the lot on your Hanover adventure. It's worth the time to:

  • Check out your vehicle and determine if there is any dents or scratches. If so, mark 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 wipers
  • Get comfortable operating the entertainment and GPS (if available). It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are driving around a new area

Book your Hanover rental car today

Use CarRentals.com to get the best wheels Hanover has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be cruising between the well-known restaurants, world-famous landmarks, and all the terrific sites in Hanover.