Car rentals in Havana: All you need to know
You need a great car to get around Havana whether you're going for a business trip or a vacation. Explore the famous sites around the city and park in front of the popular restaurants in Havana. CarRentals.com has gathered your most popular questions about renting a car in Havana. Read on to discover how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
How can I find a bargain car rental in Havana?
CarRentals.com makes it easy to get the best deals. Simply enter your travel dates and go through the variety of rental suppliers, choose the top rental locations, and find the most wallet-friendly packages Havana has to offer. You should also:
- Compare and contrast the rates for a few suppliers on the type of car you want
- Book as far in advance as possible. You'll usually save more and get the car of your choice
- Be aware of any cost for fuel policy, additional drivers, and mileage limits. That way you will know the total cost before you rent
- Determine what car you'll need for your vacation. Don't rent more car than you need
Even a little knowledge can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental companies have outlets in Havana?
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 reviews to help you figure out which is best for your next trip.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Havana?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Kansas town means you're certain to find a vehicle that is perfect for you. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury or Premium-class||Business travelers who want a little luxury as they cruise Havana||Cadillac, Audi, or similar|
|SUV or Minivan||Family trips where you need the extra room||Dodge Grand Caravan, Nissan Quest, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those looking for a fuel-efficient vehicle||BMW i3, Toyota Prius, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Havana?
Generally, to rent a car in Havana you must be at least 21—the same as it is across the rest of the United States of America. If you are under 25, you might also need to pay a surcharge. Be sure to read the supplier's terms to determine what the exact rate will be before you book your rental.
Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Havana?
Almost all countries require the driver to have insurance. You might be able to purchase additional insurance through rental car supplier for your trip, if you think your insurance won't cover your rental during your trip. Otherwise, as a United States citizen, you can also purchase Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com at checkout. Many major card issuers, like Visa or American Express, offer some insurance on your rental; however, there may be restrictions. For example, you may not be covered if you get a larger or luxury vehicle. Check the policy before you decide.
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 have to search for a gas station near the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank when you pick up your vehicle. Use as much petrol as you wish and top it off when you return your car when you are done. If you refill the tank before you return your car, you won't be charged a refueling cost||You only refill the amount of fuel that you've used. If you only use half of a tank, it's only necessary refill half of a tank, and therefore avoid paying for fuel you don't need. You can shop around for the cheapest prices and you'll only be charged refueling fees or service charges if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll pick up the car with a full tank of gas and return the car with an empty tank. Some suppliers offer a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to confirm with them beforehand||You won't need to find a gas 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 will not have a full tank of fuel when you pick up your vehicle, and you won't have to refill the gas when you drop it back off||You fill the tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll have to fill up before you go on a long trip|
What fuel policy should I get?
We usually recommend that customers opt for the full-to-full policy. This policy is the most straightforward, and you simply top off the tank before you bring it back.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Havana?
Unlimited miles is a great option if you decide to do some sightseeing or visit a lot of clients all over Havana. You can drive as much as you like and not incur additional charges. Review your policy to discover if there are mileage restrictions.
Before you drive off
Make sure you go over a few things before you leave the lot on your Havana adventure. You should take time to:
- Walk around the car and make sure there is no damage or scratches. If so, write it down on the paperwork
- Inspect the trunk to determine if the spare is properly inflated and the jack and lung wrench 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 Havana car rental today
When you reserve your Havana rental car with CarRentals.com, you can depend on a grand set of wheels that will result in more cash to spare. Cash in on cheap deals on your Havana car rental when you book with us. We'll see you around town.