Car rentals in Holland: All you need to know
You want a great car to take you around Holland whether you're traveling for a business trip or a vacation. See the famous sites around town and pull up in front of the best restaurants in Holland. We've gathered the most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Holland. Keep reading to discover the dos and don'ts of car rentals.
How do I get a great deal on a car rental in Holland?
CarRentals.com makes it a breeze to grab the cheapest rates. Just type in your travel dates and go through the variety of car rental companies, pick the top rental locations, and find the cheapest offers in Holland. You should also:
- Check the mileage policy to avoid any surprise fees
- Book your vehicle as far in advance as possible
- Avoid airport pick-ups or drop-offs if possible; they normally are more expensive
- Compare daily and weekly rates; you might save more if you rent the car for longer
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save on your Holland rental car.
What rental suppliers have retailers in Holland?
From global names like National and Hertz to budget-friendly brands like Thrifty and Budget, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Scan 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?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Missouri town means you're certain to find a vehicle that suits your needs. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury or Premium-class||If you really want to go all out on your vacation to Holland||Mercedes C-Class, Cadillac XTS, or similar|
|Minivan||If you plan on doing a lot of exploring and want a comfortable ride||Chrysler Town & Country, Dodge Grand Caravan, or similar|
|Economy or Compact Car||When saving money and good gas mileage are your top priorities||Fiat 500, Nissan Versa Note, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Holland?
Normally, the age limit for renting a car in Holland is 21. But, you may find that there is an additional charge if you are under the age of 25 or for larger or higher category cars in particular. Go through the supplier's terms to find what any additional charges is before you rent your car.
Is insurance required to rent a car in Holland?
When driving around Holland or the rest of the United States, you'll need insurance. Almost every supplier requires that you show proof of insurance before you pick up your car. Almost all countries require the driver to have insurance. You might be able to buy additional insurance through the rental car dealer, if you think your insurance won't cover your rental. Otherwise, as a United States citizen, you can also add on Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com during checkout.
The major credit cards (MasterCard, Visa, American Express, and Discover) will generally offer coverage. But many of them have restrictions, such as not covering large vehicles like trucks or SUVs. Be sure to call and find out what kind of coverage is offered before you travel to Holland.
Are there different fuel policies?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will need to find an open 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 automobile. Use as much gas as you want 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 pay for the fuel you use. Used a half of a tank? Simply fill it back up to full. You won't need to pay for any you didn't use. You can fill up at any station you want and you'll only pay service charges if you don't refill 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. Many providers offer a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to check with them beforehand||You won't need to find a petrol 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 may not have a full tank when you pick up your vehicle, and you won't have to fill the tank back up when you bring the car back||You fill the tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll need to find a gas station as soon as you collect the car|
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
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 Holland?
Unlimited miles is a great option if you plan to do some sightseeing or visit several customers all over Holland. You can drive wherever you like and not incur additional charges. Read over your rental agreement to discover if there are mileage limitations.
Know before you go
Before you begin on your Holland vacation, check a few things prior to leaving the car rental lot. It's important to:
- Check out the vehicle and be sure there is no damage or scrapes. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
- Make you have a properly inflated spare tire, lug wrench, and jack in the trunk
- 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 wipers
- Figure out how to work the navigation and entertainment. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Holland car rental today
Maybe you're traveling with your partner and kids, or carpooling with co-workers to and from the hotel to the conference center. Maybe you're traveling solo. CarRentals.com has the ideal rental car that can suit your requirements and not deplete your travel fund.