Car rentals in La Union: All you need to know
A La Union car rental gives you the opportunity to go where you want, when you want. You'll be able to check out all the sights, and even find out what the rest of the region has to offer. We've gathered the most frequently asked questions about car rentals in La Union. Read on to find out how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
How do I find a great deal on a car rental in La Union?
CarRentals.com makes it a breeze to book the best deals. Just enter your travel dates and scroll down the variety of car rental companies, select the top rental locations, and find the cheapest offers in La Union. You should also:
- Compare and contrast all the deals available
- Book as far in advance as possible. You'll usually save more and get the car of your choice
- Check the mileage and fuel policies. This way you'll avoid any surprises on your final bill
- Don't rent more car than you need. Generally, the smaller the car, the cheaper the rate
Even a little knowledge can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental companies have outlets in La Union?
From global names like National and Enterprise to budget-friendly brands like Thrifty and Budget, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the online reviews to help you figure out which one is best for you.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to La Union?
That all depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit La Union. If you're having a bit of trouble choosing, be sure to read over our chart below. We have compared the most popular vehicle categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury||Everyone who wants to travel La Union in style||Infiniti, Audi, or similar|
|SUV or Minivan||Large groups who want to navigate La Union together||Toyota RAV4, Dodge Grand Caravan, or similar|
|Economy or Compact Car||When saving money and good gas mileage are your top priorities||Chevrolet Spark, Vauxhall Corsa, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in La Union?
Usually, to rent a car in La Union you must be at least 21—the same as it is across most of the country. Additionally, many suppliers charge an added fee if you are under 25. Be sure to read the supplier's terms to find any additional fees is before you reserve your rental.
Do I need insurance to rent a car in La Union?
When driving around La Union or the rest of the Philippines, you'll need insurance. Many suppliers need proof of insurance before you pick up your automobile. The majority of countries require driver's insurance. You might be able to purchase additional insurance through the rental car dealer for your trip, if you think your insurance won't cover your rental.
The major credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover) will typically provide some coverage. However, many of them have restrictions, such as not covering bigger vehicles like premium models or some SUVs. Be sure to call and find out what kind of coverage is offered before you head to La Union.
Are there different fuel policies?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will have to search for an open gas station close to the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The tank will be full when you collect your car. Use as much petrol as you wish and top it off when you return your car. If you refill the tank before you return your car, you won't be charged a refueling cost||You only pay for the fuel you use. If you only use half of a tank, it's only necessary 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 pay service charges if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll pay for a full tank and return the car with the tank empty. Several rental car companies offer a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to check with them beforehand||You won't need to find a petrol station near your rental drop-off location||You usually pay a higher rate for a tank upfront then going to a local station|
|Empty to empty||You 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 bring the car back||You refill your tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll need to locate a gas station as soon as you get the car|
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
We usually suggest that you choose the full-to-full policy. This policy simply means you bring your rental back to the full, and you're all set.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
If you plan to check out all that La Union offers, you're going to want unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over La Union. Review the fine print to be certain they are actually "unlimited."
Before you drive off
Before you get going on your La Union vacation, be sure you go over a few things before you leave the rental lot. You should take time to:
- Look over the car and make sure there is no damage or scrapes. 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 properly inflated and the necessary tools to change it are there
- Familiarize yourself with the 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 navigation and entertainment. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your La Union rental car today
Maybe you're carpooling with co-workers to and from the hotel to the conference center, maybe you're traveling solo, or maybe you're bringing your partner or kids. No matter who you are traveling with, CarRentals.com has a car that can align with your requirement and not deplete your travel piggy bank.