Car rentals in Leominster: All you need to know
A Leominster car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You can check out all the sights, and even see what the rest of Massachusetts has to offer. CarRentals.com has answered the most popular questions about renting a car in Leominster. Read on to see which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
How do I find a bargain rental car in Leominster?
CarRentals.com always strives to get you the best price. However, you can try to do a couple things to keep your next rental affordable. Be sure to:
- Compare the prices of vehicles
- Avoid airport pick-ups and drop-offs, which can cost more
- Determine ahead of time how much fuel/mileage you may use
- Search and book in advance
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save on your Leominster rental car.
What rental suppliers have agencies in Leominster?
From global names like Hertz and Enterprise to budget-friendly brands like Budget and Thrifty, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Scan through the online reviews to get an idea of which one is best for you.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Leominster?
That all depends on your needs and what activities you want to do in Leominster. If you're having trouble deciding, make sure to read over our chart below. We've compared the most popular categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||To take on any kind of terrain and sightseeing||Ford Edge, Kia Sorento, or similar|
|Full Size||Planning a big trip with a large group of friends or family members||Chevrolet Impala, Toyota Camry, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those looking for a fuel-efficient vehicle||Toyota Prius, Honda Civic, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Leominster?
Usually, to rent a car in Leominster you must be at least 21—the same as it is across the rest of the USA. However, you might need to pay a surcharge if you're under 25. Be sure to read over the supplier's terms to find any additional fees is before you book your vehicle.
Do I need insurance to rent a car in Leominster?
Insurance is always needed, 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 benefits may also insure you. Keep in mind, your policies may not cover you 100%, and you'll have to add it to your booking for Leominster. Look into it before you book and, if it is required, you can conveniently include it at checkout.
What is the difference between all the fuel policies?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will need to find a gas station close to your rental car supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||There will be a full tank of gas when you get your car. Use as much gas as you wish and top it off when you return your car at the rental dealer. 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. Used a half of a tank? Then you just fill it back up to full. You won't be paying for any gas you didn't use. You can fill up at any station you want 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 upfront and bring the car back with the tank empty. Check with the rental car provider to see if they will refund you for any unused fuel||You won't have to search for a gas station before you drop-off your car||The supplier usually charges a higher rate for the fuel than 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 have to refill the gas before you bring the car back||You fill the tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll have to get some gas before you go on a long trip|
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
Most rental car suppliers give you a full tank policy. At CarRentals.com, we encourage returning your car filled up. If you want to keep your expenses lower, find a gas station before returning the rental car.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Leominster?
If you wish to see all that Leominster and maybe even the rest of Massachusetts offers, you are going to want unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Leominster. Review the fine print to make sure your mileage is truly "unlimited."
Before you drive off
Before you get going on your Leominster vacation, make sure you go over a few things before you leave the rental lot. It's important to:
- Inspect the vehicle and determine if there is any dents or scrapes. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
- Check the trunk to determine if the spare is properly inflated and the jack and lung wrench 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 wipers
- Get comfortable working the navigation and entertainment. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Leominster rental car today
Use CarRentals.com to get yourself the best wheels Leominster has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be driving between the highly-rated restaurants, world-famous landmarks, and all the must-see sites in Leominster.