Car rentals in Hudson: All you need to know
A Hudson car rental gives you the opportunity to go where you want, when you want. You'll be able to explore all the sights, and even see what else the rest of Maine has to offer. CarRentals.com has collected your most popular questions about renting a car in Hudson. Read on to see which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
Where do I find a great deal on a rental car in Hudson?
CarRentals.com makes it a cinch to grab the cheapest deals. Simply enter your travel dates and go through the variety of car rental companies, pick the top rental locations, and find the best packages Hudson has to offer. You can also:
- Compare 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
- Check the fuel and mileage policies. You don't want to be surprised with any added costs
- Don't get more car 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 Hudson rental car.
What rental companies have outlets in Hudson?
From budget-friendly brands like Thrifty and Budget to global names like Enterprise and Hertz, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the reviews to get an idea of which is best for you.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Hudson?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Maine town means you're bound to find a car that is perfect for you. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Those looking for a little off-road adventure||Jaguar F-Pace, Hyundai Santa Fe, or similar|
|Full Size||For large groups that want better fuel economy than an SUV||Hyundai Sonata, Ford Fusion, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want a quiet and comfortable ride with great fuel economy||BMW i3, Toyota Prius, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Hudson?
Typically, to rent a car in Hudson you must be at least 21. However, there might be an additional fee if you are under the age of 25 or for larger or higher category vehicles in particular. Read through the terms to discover what the exact rate will be before you book your rental.
Does Hudson require rental car insurance?
Almost all countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to buy temporary coverage through the rental car company. Otherwise, as a U.S. citizen, you can also purchase Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout. Many credit card issuers (American Express, Visa, MasterCard, and Discover) will provide some coverage. However, many of them have restrictions, such as not covering large automobiles like premium models or some SUVs. It is best to call and find out what kind of coverage is offered before you head to Hudson.
What are the different fuel policies?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will need to find an open gas station close to the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The tank will be full when you get your car. You can use as much fuel as you like and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the rental dealer. Just make sure to refill the tank before you return the car to avoid a refueling cost||You only need to replace the fuel you used. If you only use half of a tank, it's only necessary refill half of a tank, and therefore avoid paying for any you don't need. You won't pay more than local fuel prices 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 upfront and bring the car back with the tank empty. Check with the supplier to see if they will refund you for any unused fuel||You won't need to find a fuel station near your rental drop-off location||You usually pay more for a tank upfront then going to a local station|
|Empty to empty||You won't have a full tank when you collect your vehicle, and you don't need to refill the gas before you drop it back off||You refill your tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll have to fill up before you go on a long trip|
What fuel policy do you recommend?
We recommend a full to full policy. You pick up your rental with a full tank, and you should return it topped off. To avoid any added expenses, it is best to fill up your tank before bringing the rental.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Hudson?
Unlimited miles is a great choice if you decide to do a bit of sightseeing or visit several customers all over Hudson. You can cruise wherever you like without incurring added charges. Review your rental agreement to see if there are any restrictions.
Know before you go
Be sure you go over a few things prior to leaving the car rental lot on your Hudson adventure. It's important to:
- Inspect your vehicle and determine if there is any dents or scrapes. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
- Check the trunk to see if the spare is properly inflated and the jack and lung wrench are there
- Familiarize yourself with the car. Adjust the mirrors and seats to your liking, and figure out how to turn on the lights and wipers
- Get comfortable working the entertainment and GPS (if available). It's best to limit any unneeded distractions when you are driving around a new city
Book your Hudson car rental today
Use CarRentals.com to get the best wheels Hudson has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be cruising between the highly-rated restaurants, world-famous landmarks, and all the amazing sites in Hudson.