Car rentals in Litchfield: All you need to know
A Litchfield 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 find out what else the rest of New Hampshire has to offer. We've gathered the most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Litchfield. Keep reading to discover the dos and don'ts of booking a rental car.
How do I find a great deal on a rental car in Litchfield?
CarRentals.com always tries to get you the best deal. But, you can remember a couple things to keep your next rental affordable. You can:
- Take time to compare vehicle pricing
- Avoid pick-ups or drop-offs at airports, which typically cost more
- Know ahead of time the amount of mileage/fuel you may use
- Search and reserve as far in advance as you can
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save on your Litchfield rental car.
What rental companies have agencies in Litchfield?
From budget-friendly brands like Budget and Thrifty to global names like Avis and Enterprise, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the reviews to get an idea of which one meets your needs.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Litchfield?
That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what activities you want to do in Litchfield. If you're having difficulty choosing, make sure to go over the table below. We've compared the most popular vehicle categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury or Premium-class||Business travelers who want a little luxury as they cruise Litchfield||Infiniti, Audi, or similar|
|Minivan||Large groups who want to navigate Litchfield together||Chrysler Town & Country, Dodge Grand Caravan, or similar|
|Economy or Compact Car||For those on a strict travel budget||Chevrolet Spark, Vauxhall Corsa, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Litchfield?
Usually, to rent a car in Litchfield you must be at least 21. Please note, there might be an additional fee if you're under the age of 25 or for higher category vehicles. Go through the terms to discover what any additional charges will be before you rent your car.
Does Litchfield require rental car insurance?
When cruising through Litchfield or the rest of the U.S. of A., you'll need insurance. Almost every supplier requires that you show proof of insurance before you pick up your vehicle. Most countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to purchase additional insurance through the rental car dealer, if you think your insurance won't cover your rental during your trip. Additionally, as a U.S. citizen, you can also purchase Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout.
The major credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover) will usually cover your car rental. But many of them have restrictions, such as not covering larger vehicles like premium models or some SUVs. It is best to call and find out exactly what your credit card will cover and how much before you head to Litchfield.
What is the difference between all the fuel policies?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will have to find a gas station near your car rental supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The gas tank will be full when you get your car. Use as much fuel as you wish and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the rental office. If you refill the tank before you return your car, you won't be charged a refueling cost||You only refill the amount of fuel that you've used. 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 won't pay more than local fuel prices and you'll only pay service charges if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll pick up the car with a full tank of fuel and return the car with the tank empty. Check with the rental car provider to see if they'll refund you for any unused fuel||You won't need to find a gas station near your rental drop-off location||The supplier usually charges a higher rate for the fuel than a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You won't have a full tank when you pick up your vehicle, and you don't need to fill the tank back up before you drop it back off||You fill the tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll have to fill up before you do any serious driving|
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
Many rental car suppliers offer a range of fuel policies. However, full-to-full is our stand-out winner. You simply bring the car back with the same amount of fuel you got it with. .
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
If you want to see all that Litchfield and maybe even the rest of New Hampshire offers, you are going to need unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Litchfield. Review the fine print to make sure your mileage is actually "unlimited."
Tips before you leave the lot
Be sure you check out a few items before you leave the lot on your Litchfield adventure. It's worth the time to:
- Check out the car and determine if there is any dents 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 to your liking, and figure out 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 Litchfield car rental today
You know you can count on a great set of wheels that will leave you with money to spare when you reserve with CarRentals.com. Book today to cash in on cheap deals on your perfect Litchfield car rental. We'll see you around town.