Car rentals in Hillsdale: All you need to know
A Hillsdale car rental gives you the opportunity to go where you want, when you want. You can explore all the sights, and even find out what else the rest of New Jersey has to offer. We've answered your most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Hillsdale. Find out how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
How do I find a bargain car rental in Hillsdale?
You're well on your way to locating the best price on your car rental when you use CarRentals.com. But, there are ways to get an even cheaper price on your upcoming rental. You can:
- Compare the prices of vehicles
- Try to avoid pick-ups or drop-offs at airports, which can cost more
- Determine ahead of time how much fuel/mileage you may use
- Search and reserve in advance
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save on your Hillsdale rental car.
What rental suppliers have agencies in Hillsdale?
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 reviews to help you figure out which meets your needs.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Hillsdale?
That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what you'll be doing when you visit Hillsdale. If you're having trouble deciding, make sure to go over the chart below. We've compared the most popular categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury||Business travelers who want a little luxury as they cruise Hillsdale||Infiniti Q50, Mercedes Benz CLA, or similar|
|SUV or Minivan||Families with a lot of suitcases and a need for space||Chrysler Town & Country, Dodge Grand Caravan, or similar|
|Compact Car||Couple or two friends heading to the beach and back||Toyota Yaris, Nissan Versa, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Hillsdale?
Usually, the age limit for car rentals in Hillsdale is 21—the same as it is across the rest of the USA. If you are under 25, you might also need to pay a surcharge. Be sure to read over the rental agreement to discover any additional fees is before you book your rental.
Does Hillsdale require rental car insurance?
Most countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to purchase additional insurance through rental car company, if you think your insurance won't cover you while traveling through the United States. Otherwise, as a United States citizen, you can also add on Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com at checkout. Many major card issuers, like MasterCard or Discover, provide some insurance on your rental; but, there may be restrictions. For example, they may not cover your rental car if you book a luxury or larger vehicle. Make sure to check rental car supplier's policy before you decide.
What is the fuel policy for Hillsdale rental cars?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will have to search for an open gas station near the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The tank will be full when you collect your vehicle. You can use as much fuel as you need and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off. 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 won't pay more than local fuel 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 pay for a full tank upfront and bring the car back with the tank empty. Several rental car companies provide a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to check with them beforehand||You won't need to find a fuel station near your rental drop-off location||You might pay a higher rate for the tank than you would filling up at a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You won't have a full tank when you collect the vehicle, and you don't have to refill the gas before you bring the car back||You refill your tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll have to fill up before you do any serious driving|
What fuel policy do you recommend?
We usually suggest that customers opt for the full-to-full policy. This policy simply means you bring your rental back to the full, and you're all set.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Hillsdale?
Unlimited mileage is a good option for anyone who don't want to worry about how many miles they are driving. 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
Be sure you go over a few things prior to leaving the rental lot on your Hillsdale adventure. You should take time to:
- Walk around your vehicle and determine if there is any dents or scrapes. If so, write it down on the paperwork
- Check the trunk to determine if the spare is inflated and the necessary tools to change it are there
- Familiarize yourself with the car. Adjust the mirrors and seats, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Get comfortable working the entertainment and GPS (if available). You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Hillsdale car rental today
Know that you can depend on a great vehicle that will result in more money to spare when you reserve your car rental with CarRentals.com. Book today to cash in on cheap deals on your ideal Hillsdale car rental. See you on the road.