Car rentals in Kagoshima: All you need to know
A Kagoshima 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 the rest of the area has to offer. CarRentals.com has collected your most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Kagoshima. Keep reading to discover how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
How do I get a bargain rental car in Kagoshima?
CarRentals.com makes it a cinch to get budget-friendly rates. Simply enter your travel dates and scroll through the variety of rental companies, pick the top rental locations, and find the cheapest packages Kagoshima has to offer. You can also:
- Check the mileage policy to avoid any surprise fees
- Book your rental car as far ahead of time as you can
- Avoid airport pick-ups; they normally are more expensive
- Compare weekly and daily rates; you may save more with a longer rental
Even a little rental car know-how can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental companies have retailers in Kagoshima?
In Kagoshima, CarRentals.com has 3 rental car providers to choose from, like Hertz. Look through the online reviews to help you figure out which is best for your next trip.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Kagoshima?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this town means you're bound to find a car that suits your needs. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury||Business travelers who want a little luxury as they cruise Kagoshima||Cadillac, Audi, or similar|
|Minivan or SUV||Families with a lot of bags and a need for space||Chrysler Pacifica, Dodge Grand Caravan, or similar|
|Economy Car||Great for driving through busy cities||Toyota Yaris, Nissan Versa, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Kagoshima?
Generally, the age limit for car rentals in Kagoshima is 21—the same as it is across the rest of the country. Additionally, many suppliers charge an added fee if you are under 25. Be sure to read the terms to determine what the total is before you reserve your rental.
Does Kagoshima require rental car insurance?
Insurance is mandatory, no matter where you rent a car. With that said, your current car insurance may cover you. Additionally, if you pay for the rental in full using your credit card, the card's benefits may also insure you. Keep in mind, these policies might not totally cover your rental, and you'll need to add it to your booking for Kagoshima. Look into it before you book and, if it's required, you can just add it at checkout.
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 search for an open gas station close to your car rental supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The gas tank will be full when you pick up your automobile. You can use as much fuel as you wish and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off. As long as you replace the fuel before returning the car, you won't face any extra fees||You only refill the amount of fuel that you've used. 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 shop around for the cheapest prices and you'll only pay refueling charges if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You pay for a full tank of fuel 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 need to find a petrol station near your rental drop-off location||You might pay more for the tank than you would filling up at a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You will not have a full tank of fuel when you pick up the vehicle, and you won't need to fill the tank back up before you bring the car back||You refill your tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll have to get some gas before you do any serious driving|
What fuel policy should I get?
We usually suggest that you opt for the full-to-full policy. This policy simply means you bring your rental back to the full, and you're all set.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Kagoshima?
If you wish to check out all that Kagoshima offers, you're going to want unlimited miles. You can drive as far as you'd like without worrying about additional fees. Read the fine print to make certain they are truly "unlimited."
Know before you go
Make sure you check out a few items before you leave the lot on your Kagoshima adventure. You should take time to:
- Look over your vehicle and make certain there is no dents 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 to your liking, and figure out how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Get comfortable operating the navigation and entertainment. It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are driving around a new area
Book your Kagoshima car rental today
Use CarRentals.com to get the best wheels Kagoshima has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be cruising between the great restaurants, world-famous landmarks, and all the fantastic sites in Kagoshima.