Car rentals in Holland: All you need to know
You need a great automobile to take you around Holland whether you're traveling for a business trip or a vacation. Check out the famous sites around town and pull up in front of the popular restaurants in Holland. We've answered your most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Holland. Keep reading to see which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
How can I get a bargain rental car in Holland?
CarRentals.com always strives to get you the best deal. However, there are ways to get an even cheaper price on your next rental. You can:
- Compare the rates for a few suppliers on the type of car you want
- Book as far in advance as possible. You will usually get the car of your choice and save more
- Check the mileage and fuel policies. This way you'll avoid any surprises on your final bill
- Don't get more vehicle than you'll need. Normally, the smaller the class the lower the rate
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save big on your Holland rental car.
What rental companies have agencies in Holland?
In Holland, CarRentals.com has 4 rental suppliers to pick from, like Avis. Look through the online reviews to help you figure out which is best for your next trip.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Holland?
That all depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit Holland. If you're having trouble deciding, make sure to go over the table below. We've compared the most popular vehicle categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury or Premium-class||Everyone who wants to travel Holland in style||Audi A4, Cadillac XTS, or similar|
|Minivan or SUV||Families with plenty of luggage and a need for space||Chrysler Town & Country, Dodge Grand Caravan, or similar|
|Compact Car||Great for driving around congested cities||Ford Fiesta, Chevrolet Spark, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Holland?
Usually, to rent a car in Holland you must be at least 21. Please note, you may find that there is an added fee if you are under the age of 25 or for higher category vehicles. Read through the supplier's terms to discover what the exact fee is before you reserve your rental.
Does Holland require rental car insurance?
When cruising through Holland or the rest of the United States, you'll need insurance. Almost every supplier needs proof of insurance before you pick up your automobile. Many countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to buy additional insurance through the rental car dealer, if you think your insurance won't cover your rental. Moreover, as a U.S. citizen, you can also purchase Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout.
The major credit card issuers (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover) will usually offer coverage. But many of them have restrictions, such as not covering large vehicles like premium models or some SUVs. It is best to call and find out exactly what your credit card will cover and how much before you head to Holland.
Are there different fuel policies?
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||You'll have a full tank when you collect your car. Use as much fuel as you need and top it off when you return your car. 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. Used a quarter of a tank? Simply fill it back up to full. You won't be paying for any gas you didn't use. 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 receive the car with a full tank of fuel and return the car with the tank empty. Ask the rental car provider to see if they will refund you for any unused fuel||You won't need to find a petrol station near your rental drop-off location||You usually pay a higher price for a tank upfront then going to a local station|
|Empty to empty||You won't have a full tank when you pick up the vehicle, and you won't need to refill the gas before you drop it back off||You refill your tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll need to find a gas station shortly after you get the car|
What fuel policy do you recommend?
At CarRentals.com, we suggest a full tank policy. You receive the car topped off. If you return the 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 gas prices to refill it. For a cheaper rate, it is best to find a filling station before returning the rental. Stations close to airports or car rental places tend to have higher prices.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Holland?
Unlimited miles is a great option if you plan to do a bit of sightseeing or visit a lot of business associates all over Holland. You can drive as much as you want and not incur extra charges. Review your policy to discover if there are mileage limitations.
Tips before you leave the lot
Before you get going on your Holland trip, check a few things prior to leaving the lot. You should:
- Inspect your vehicle and be sure there is no damage or scrapes. If you notice any, write 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, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Get comfortable working the navigation and entertainment. It's best to limit any unneeded distractions when you are driving around a new city
Book your Holland 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. CarRentals.com has the ideal car that can align with your needs and not break the bank.