Car rentals in Lansdowne: All you need to know
You need a great vehicle to take you around Lansdowne whether you're going for a business trip or a vacation. See the famous sites around the city and park in front of the best restaurants in Lansdowne. We've answered your most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Lansdowne. Keep reading to find out which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
How do I get a great deal on a car rental in Lansdowne?
CarRentals.com makes it easy to book the best deals. Simply enter your travel dates and scroll through the variety of rental suppliers, choose the top rental locations, and find the best offers in Lansdowne. You can also:
- Take time to compare vehicle pricing
- Avoid pick-ups or drop-offs at airports, which can cost more
- Know ahead of time the amount of fuel/mileage you may use
- Search and reserve in advance
These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Lansdowne.
What rental companies have agencies in Lansdowne?
From budget-friendly brands like Fox and Budget to global names like Hertz and Enterprise, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Scan 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 Lansdowne?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Pennsylvania city means you're bound to find an automobile that suits your needs. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury or Premium-class||When you really want to go all out on your vacation to Lansdowne||Audi A4, Cadillac XTS, or similar|
|SUV||If you plan on doing plenty of sightseeing and want a comfy ride||Dodge Grand Caravan, Nissan Quest, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want a quiet and comfortable ride||BMW i3, Toyota Prius, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Lansdowne?
Usually, the age limit for car rentals in Lansdowne is 21. Please note, there might be an added charge if you are under 25 or for higher category cars in particular. Go over the terms to figure out what any additional fees is before you book your rental.
Do I need insurance to rent a car in Lansdowne?
Insurance is always required, no matter where you rent a vehicle. Nevertheless, your current car insurance may cover you. Additionally, if you pay using your credit card, the card's policy may also insure you. Keep in mind, those policies might not totally cover your rental, and you'll need to add it to your booking for Lansdowne. Look into it before you book and, if it's necessary, 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 have to find a 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 get your vehicle. You can use as much fuel as you want and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the rental office. Just make sure to refill the tank before you return the car to avoid a refueling cost||You only pay for the fuel you use. Used a quarter of a tank? Then you just 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 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 of gas upfront and bring the car back with the tank empty. Some providers offer a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to verify with them beforehand||You won't need to find a fuel station near your rental drop-off location||You usually pay a more expensive rate for a tank upfront then you would going to a nearby gas station|
|Empty to empty||You may not have a full tank when you pick up the vehicle, and you won't need to fill the tank back up when you drop it back off||You fill the tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll need to find a gas station as soon as you collect the car|
What fuel policy do you recommend?
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.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
If you plan to see all that Lansdowne and maybe even the rest of Pennsylvania offers, you are going to need unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Lansdowne. Review the fine print to make sure your mileage is truly "unlimited."
Know before you go
Before you get going on your Lansdowne trip, make sure you check a few items before you leave the rental lot. You should take time to:
- Check out your vehicle and determine if there is any damage or scratches. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
- Make you have a properly inflated spare tire, lug wrench, and jack in the trunk
- 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). It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are navigating a new area
Book your Lansdowne car rental today
Maybe you're traveling with your partner and kids, or carpooling with co-workers to and from the hotel to the conference center. Maybe you're traveling solo. No matter the situation, CarRentals.com has a car that can suit your needs and not break your wallet.