Car rentals in Jaipur: All you need to know
A Jaipur car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You can explore all the sights, and even see what the rest of the area has to offer. We've collected your most popular questions about renting a car in Jaipur. Find out the dos and don'ts of renting a car.
How can I find a great deal on a rental car in Jaipur?
CarRentals.com makes it a cinch to book the best rates. Simply enter your travel dates and go through the list of car rental suppliers, pick the top rental locations, and find the most wallet-friendly offers in Jaipur. You should also:
- Check the mileage policy to steer clear of any surprise expenses
- Book your vehicle as far in advance as possible
- Avoid airport pick-ups and drop-offs if possible; they commonly are pricier
- Compare weekly and daily rates; you may save more if you rent the car for longer
Even a little knowledge can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental companies have retailers in Jaipur?
From global names like Hertz and Enterprise to budget-friendly brands like Payless and Fox, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the reviews to get an idea of which meets your needs.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Jaipur?
That all depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit Jaipur. If you're having a bit of trouble choosing, make sure to read over our chart below. We have compared the most popular types of cars for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Those looking for adventure in the back-country||Jaguar F-Pace, Hyundai Santa Fe, or similar|
|Full Size||If you plan on doing plenty of exploring and want a comfy ride||Toyota Camry, Nissan Altima, or similar|
|Economy Car||Couple or two friends heading to the beach and back||Ford Fiesta, Chevrolet Spark, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Jaipur?
Generally, to rent a car in Jaipur you must be at least 21. Please note, you may find that there is an added charge if you are under 25 or for larger or higher category rentals. Go through the terms to figure out what any additional fees is before you reserve your rental.
Do I need insurance to rent a car in Jaipur?
Insurance is always needed, no matter where you're renting a car. With that said, you could already be covered by your credit card or car policies. Keep in mind, those policies might not totally cover your rental, and you'll need to add it on to your booking. Check in advance and, if it's required, you can conveniently add it at checkout.
What is the fuel policy for Jaipur rental cars?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will need to find an open gas station near your car rental supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||There will be a full tank of gas when you get your vehicle. You can use as much fuel as you need and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off when you are done. As long as you replace the fuel before returning the car, you won't face any extra fees||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 can fill up at any station you want and you'll only be charged refueling fees or service charges if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You pay for a full tank of gas upfront and bring the car back with the tank empty. Ask the provider to see if they will refund you for any unused fuel||There will be no need to go searching for a gas station before you drop-off your car||You usually pay a more expensive rate 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 won't need to fill the tank back up before you drop it back off||You refill your tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll need to find a gas station shortly after you collect the car|
What fuel policy should I get?
We usually advise that you 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.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
Unlimited mileage is a good option for travelers who don't want to worry about how many miles they are driving. Just make sure that your policy really provides unlimited miles. Check the details on mileage limits before you book.
Tips before you leave the lot
Make sure you check a few things before you leave the lot. You should take time to:
- Inspect your vehicle and determine if there is any dents or scratches. 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 inflated and both the lug wrench and jack 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 working the radio or entertainment features. It's best to limit any unneeded distractions when you are navigating a new city
Book your Jaipur rental car today
Maybe you're traveling solo, maybe you're bringing your partner or kids, or maybe you're carpooling with co-workers to and from the hotel to the conference center. CarRentals.com has the ideal vehicle that can align with your needs and not deplete your travel piggy bank.