Car rentals in Histon: All you need to know
A Histon 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 England has to offer. CarRentals.com has answered the most popular questions about car rentals in Histon. Keep reading to see the dos and don'ts of renting a car.
Where do I get a great deal on a rental car in Histon?
CarRentals.com makes it easy to grab budget-friendly deals. Simply enter your travel dates and go through the variety of rental car suppliers, choose the top rental locations, and find the most wallet-friendly offers in Histon. You can also:
- Compare the prices of vehicles
- Try to avoid airport pick-ups or drop-offs, which typically cost more
- Know ahead of time the amount of mileage/fuel you may use
- Search and book as far in advance as you can
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save on your Histon rental car.
What rental companies have outlets in Histon?
From budget-friendly brands like Fox and Budget to global names like National and Hertz, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the online reviews to help you figure out which meets your needs.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Histon?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this England town means you're bound to find a car that is perfect for you. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury||Business travelers who want a little luxury as they cruise Histon||Infiniti, Audi, or similar|
|Minivan||Family trips where you need the extra room||Jeep Grand Cherokee, Nissan Quest, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those looking for a fuel-efficient vehicle||Toyota Prius, Honda Civic, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Histon?
Typically, to rent a car in Histon you must be at least 21. But, you may find that there is an added charge if you're under 25 or for larger or higher category vehicles. Go over the supplier's terms to find what the exact fee will be before you rent your car.
Is insurance required to rent a car in Histon?
Insurance is always required, wherever 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, those policies might not totally cover your rental, and you'll need to add it on to your booking. Check ahead of time and, if it's required, you can just add 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 have to search for a gas station near your rental car supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The gas tank will be full when you get your vehicle. You can use as much fuel as you want and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the end. If you refill the tank before you return your car, you won't be charged a refueling cost||You only need to replace the fuel you used. If you only use half of a tank, you'll only have to refill half of a tank, and therefore avoid paying for any 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 pay for a full tank upfront and bring the car back with the tank empty. Ask the supplier to see if they'll refund you for any unused fuel||You won't have to find for a gas station before you return your car||You usually pay a more expensive price for a tank upfront then you would going to a nearby gas station|
|Empty to empty||You won't have a full tank when you pick up the vehicle, and you don't need to refill the gas when you bring the car back||You refill your tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'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, the stand-out choice is usually full-to-full. You simply bring the car back with the same amount of fuel you got it with. .
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Histon?
If you plan to check out all that Histon offers, you are going to want unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Histon. Read the fine print to make sure your mileage is actually "unlimited."
Know before you go
Make sure you check a few things prior to leaving the rental lot. It's worth the time to:
- Inspect your car and make sure there is no damage or scratches. 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 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
- Get comfortable operating the entertainment and GPS (if available). It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are driving around a new city
Book your Histon rental car today
Maybe you're carpooling with co-workers to and from the hotel to the conference center, maybe you're traveling solo, or maybe you're bringing your partner or kids. No matter the situation, CarRentals.com has a rental car that can fit your needs and not break your wallet.