Car rentals in Kaohsiung: All you need to know
You want a great car to get around Kaohsiung whether you're traveling for a business trip or a vacation. See the famous sites around town and park in front of the best restaurants in Kaohsiung. We've answered your most popular questions about renting a car in Kaohsiung. Find out the dos and don'ts of car rentals.
Where do I get a great deal on a car rental in Kaohsiung?
CarRentals.com always strives to get you the best deal. But, there are ways to get an even lower price on your next booking. Make sure to:
- Take time to compare vehicle pricing
- Avoid pick-ups and drop-offs at airports, which usually are more expensive
- Know ahead of time the amount of mileage/fuel you may use
- Search and reserve in advance
Even a little knowledge can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental companies have retailers in Kaohsiung?
From budget-friendly brands like Economy and Budget to global names like National and Enterprise, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Scan through the reviews to get an idea of which one is best for your next trip.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Kaohsiung?
That depends on your needs and what activities you want to do in Kaohsiung. If you're having difficulty picking the right car, be sure to read over our table below. We've compared the most popular categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Premium||If you really want to treat yourself on your trip to Kaohsiung||Cadillac XTS, Infiniti Q50, or similar|
|Minivan||Families with plenty of luggage and a need for space||Jeep Grand Cherokee, Nissan Quest, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want a quiet and comfortable ride with terrific miles per gallon||Toyota Prius, Honda Civic, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Kaohsiung?
Usually, to rent a car in Kaohsiung you must be at least 21—the same as it is across most of the country. If you are under 25, you might also need to pay a surcharge. Be sure to review the rental agreement to find what the total is before you book your vehicle.
Does Kaohsiung require rental car insurance?
Almost all countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to purchase interim coverage through the rental car supplier.Although many major card issuers, like Visa and MasterCard, give some insurance, there are usually restrictions. For instance, they may not cover your rental car if you book a luxury or larger vehicle. Check the policy before you decide.
What is the fuel policy for Kaohsiung rental cars?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will have to search for a gas station near the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank when you collect your vehicle. Use as much petrol as you want and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off. If you refill the tank before you return your car, you won't be charged a refueling cost||You only need to replace the fuel you used. Used a half of a tank? Simply fill it back up to full. You won't be paying for any gas you didn't use. 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 when you pick the car up and bring the car back with the tank empty. Some suppliers provide a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to confirm with them beforehand||You won't need to find a fuel 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 won't have a full tank when you collect the vehicle, and you won't have to fill the tank back up when you bring the car back||You refill your tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll have to fill up before you go on a long trip|
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
We usually recommend 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.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Kaohsiung?
If you wish to check out all that Kaohsiung offers, you are going to want unlimited miles. You can drive as far as you'd like without worrying about additional fees. Read the fine print to be certain your mileage is truly "unlimited."
Before you drive off
Make sure you go over a few items prior to leaving the lot. It's worth the time to:
- Check out your car and make certain there is no dents or scratches. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
- Inspect the trunk to determine if the spare is properly inflated and the necessary tools to change it 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 entertainment and GPS (if available). You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Kaohsiung rental car today
You know you can count on a perfect set of wheels that will leave you with extra cash in the bank when you book with CarRentals.com. Cash in on cheap deals on your impeccable Kaohsiung rental car when you book with us. We'll see you around town.