Car rentals in Jinan: All you need to know
You need a great automobile to take you around Jinan whether you're going for a business or pleasure. Explore the top sites around the city and park in front of the best restaurants in Jinan. CarRentals.com has collected your most popular questions about car rentals in Jinan. Find out which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
Where do I get a bargain car rental in Jinan?
CarRentals.com makes it easy to snag budget-friendly deals. Just enter your travel dates and scroll down the variety of car rental companies, choose the top rental locations, and find the cheapest packages Jinan has to offer. You can also:
- Compare and contrast 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
- Be aware of any cost for fuel policy, additional drivers, and mileage limits. This way you can make sure you know the total cost before you rent
- Determine what vehicle you'll need for your vacation. Don't get more car than you need
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save on your Jinan rental car.
What rental companies have agencies in Jinan?
From budget-friendly brands like Thrifty and Budget to global names like Hertz and Enterprise, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the reviews to help you figure out which is best for your next trip.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Jinan?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this metropolis means you're bound to find a vehicle that suits your needs. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Perfect for families or groups who need a comfortable ride and to fit in all their luggage||BMW X3, Ford Edge, or similar|
|Full Size||If you plan on doing plenty of driving and want a comfortable ride||Infiniti Q50, Ford Fusion, or similar|
|Compact Car||For those on a tight travel budget||Fiat 500, Nissan Versa Note, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Jinan?
Typically, to rent a car in Jinan you must be at least 21—the same as it is across the rest of the country. Additionally, many suppliers charge an extra fee if you are under 25. Be sure to read the terms to figure out what the exact charge is before you book your rental.
Is insurance required to rent a car in Jinan?
Most countries require driver's insurance. You might be able to purchase additional insurance through rental car company, if you know your insurance won't cover your rental during your trip.Although many major card issuers, like MasterCard or Visa, give some coverage, there may be restrictions. For example, you may not be covered if you get a luxury or larger vehicle. Check the policy before you decide.
Are there different fuel policies?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will have to find an open gas station close to your rental car supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The gas tank will be full when you get your car. Use as much petrol as you want and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the end. As long as you replace the fuel before returning the car, you won't face any extra fees||You only pay for the fuel you use. If you only use half of a tank, you'll only need to refill half of a tank, and therefore avoid paying for fuel you don't need. You can shop around for the cheapest prices 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 upfront and bring the car back with the tank empty. Ask the rental car provider to see if they'll refund you for any unused fuel||You won't have to search for a gas station before you bring back the car||You usually pay a higher price for a tank upfront then you would going to a nearby gas station|
|Empty to empty||You will not have a full tank of fuel when you pick up your vehicle, and you don't have to refill the gas when you bring the car back||You refill your tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll need to locate a gas station as soon as you get the car|
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
Most suppliers provide you a full to full tank policy. We suggest bringing it back with a full tank of gas. If you want to save some money, it is best to fill up your tank before you return the car.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
Unlimited mileage is a good choice for anyone who don't want to worry about watching the odometer their whole trip. Just make sure that your policy really provides unlimited miles. Check the fine print before you book.
Know before you go
Be sure you go over a few items before you leave the car rental lot on your Jinan adventure. It's important to:
- Walk around the car and be certain there is no dents or scrapes. If you notice any, mark it down on the paperwork
- Check the trunk to see if the spare is properly inflated and both the lug wrench and jack are there
- Familiarize yourself with the car. Adjust the mirrors and seats, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Figure out how to work the radio or entertainment features. It's best to limit any unneeded distractions when you are navigating a new city
Book your Jinan car rental today
Use CarRentals.com to get yourself the best wheels Jinan has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be cruising between the highly-rated restaurants, renowned landmarks, and all the must-see sites in Jinan.