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Car rentals in Jay: All you need to know

You want a great vehicle to take you around Jay whether you're traveling for a business or pleasure. Explore the famous sites around the area and pull up in front of the popular restaurants in Jay. We've gathered the most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Jay. Read on to see how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.

How do I get a great deal on a rental car in Jay?

CarRentals.com makes it easy to book budget-friendly rates. Simply type in your travel dates and scroll through the list of rental companies, select the top rental locations, and find the cheapest offers in Jay. You can also:

  • Read through the mileage policy to prevent any surprises
  • Reserve your vehicle as far ahead of time as you can
  • Avoid airport pick-ups and drop-offs if possible; they usually are pricier
  • Compare weekly and daily rates; you may save more with a longer rental

These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Jay.

What rental companies have retailers in Jay?

From global names like Hertz and Enterprise to budget-friendly brands like Thrifty and Budget, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the reviews to get an idea of which one meets your needs.

What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Jay?

Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Maine city means you're bound to find an automobile that is perfect for you. Some options include:

Car TypeBest forCategory Includes
Luxury or Premium-classWhen you really want to treat yourself on your getaway to JayInfiniti, Audi, or similar
Minivan or SUVLarge groups who want to navigate Jay togetherChrysler Town & Country, Dodge Grand Caravan, or similar
HybridThose looking for a fuel-efficient vehicleToyota Prius, Honda Civic, or similar

How old do you have to be to rent a car in Jay?

Generally, to rent a car in Jay you must be at least 21. But, there might be an added fee if you are under 25 or for larger or higher category vehicles. Read through the terms to determine what any additional fees will be before you reserve your rental.

Is insurance required to rent a car in Jay?

Insurance is always required, wherever you rent a car. Nevertheless, you might already be insured by your existing car or credit card policies. Keep in mind, your policies may not cover you 100%, and you'll need to add it to your booking for Jay. Look into it before you book and, if it is needed, you can simply include it at checkout.

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 search for a gas station near the drop-off location
Policy TypePolicy DescriptionAdvantagesDisadvantages
Full to FullThe gas tank will be full when you get your automobile. You can use as much fuel as you like and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the end of your rental period. If you refill the tank before you return your car, you won't be charged a refueling costYou 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 pay service fees if you don't refill the tank
Full to empty (pre-paid)You pay for a full tank of gas when you pick the car up and bring the car back with the tank empty. Many suppliers offer a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to check with them beforehandYou won't have to search for a gas station before you bring back the carThe supplier usually charges a higher rate for the fuel than a local gas station
Empty to emptyYou will not have a full tank of fuel when you collect the vehicle, and you don't have to fill the tank back up when you drop it back offYou fill the tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump pricesYou'll have to fill up before you go on a long trip

What type of fuel policy should I choose?

We recommend a full to full policy. You receive the car with the needle at "F". If you return your 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 fuel prices to refill it. To avoid any added expenses, fill up your tank before bringing the vehicle. Stations close to airports or car rental places tend to have higher prices.

Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Jay?

If you plan to check out all that Jay and maybe even the rest of Maine offers, you're going to want unlimited miles. You can drive as far as you'd like without worrying about additional charges. Go over the fine print to be certain they are truly "unlimited."

Before you drive off

Before you get started on your Jay adventure, check a few items before you leave the rental lot. You should:

  • Walk around your 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
  • Inspect the trunk to see if the spare is properly inflated and the necessary tools to change it are there
  • Get familiar with the controls of your car. Adjust the mirrors and seats, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
  • Figure out how to work the entertainment and GPS (if available). You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city

Book your Jay rental car today

Use CarRentals.com to get yourself the best wheels Jay has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be cruising between the well-known restaurants, famous landmarks, and all the must-see sites in Jay.