Car rentals in Liverpool: All you need to know
You want a great car to take you around Liverpool whether you're traveling for a business or pleasure. Check out the top sites around town and pull up in front of the best restaurants in Liverpool. CarRentals.com has gathered your most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Liverpool. Read on to discover how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
How can I get a bargain rental car in Liverpool?
You're well on your way to getting the best rate on your car rental by booking through CarRentals.com. But, to get the most savings on your trip to Liverpool you can do a few things. Be sure to:
- Read the mileage policy to prevent any surprise expenses
- Reserve your car rental as far ahead of time as possible
- Avoid airport pick-ups; they normally are more expensive
- Compare weekly and daily rates; you may save more with a longer rental
Even a little rental car know-how can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental companies have retailers in Liverpool?
From budget-friendly brands like Economy and Budget to global names like Avis and Enterprise, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Scan through the reviews to help you figure out which one is best for your next trip.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Liverpool?
That depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit Liverpool. If you're having a little trouble 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|
|Full Size SUV||Those looking for a little off-road adventure||Jaguar F-Pace, Hyundai Santa Fe, or similar|
|Full Size||Need extra room and comfort, but with the handling of a sedan||Infiniti Q50, Hyundai Sonata, or similar|
|Economy or Compact Car||For those looking to save the most on their trip||Chevrolet Spark, Vauxhall Corsa, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Liverpool?
Usually, the age limit for renting a car in Liverpool is 21. However, you may find that there is an added fee if you're under the age of 25 or for larger or higher category vehicles in particular. Go through the supplier's terms to find what the exact price is before you book your car.
Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Liverpool?
Insurance is mandatory, wherever you're renting a car. However, you might already be insured by your existing car or credit card policies. Keep in mind, these policies might not totally cover your rental, and you'll need to add it on to your booking. Check in advance and, if it is needed, you can just 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 have to find an open gas station near your rental car supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The tank will be full when you pick up your car. You can use as much fuel as you wish and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the rental dealer. Just make sure to refill the tank before you return the car to avoid a refueling cost||You only refill the amount of fuel that you've used. If you only use half of a tank, you'll only need to refill half of a tank, and therefore avoid paying for fuel you don't need. You can fill up at any station you want 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 fuel when you pick the car up and bring the car back with the tank empty. Many rental car companies provide 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 more expensive price for a tank upfront then you would going to a nearby gas station|
|Empty to empty||You won't have a full tank when you collect your vehicle, and you won't need to fill the tank back up before you drop it back off||You fill the tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll need to locate a gas station shortly after you get the car|
What fuel policy do you recommend?
We usually suggest that customers choose 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 Liverpool?
If you wish to see all that Liverpool offers, you are going to want unlimited miles. You can drive as far as you'd like without worrying about additional charges. Go over the fine print to make sure they are truly "unlimited."
Before you leave the lot
Be sure you check out a few things prior to leaving the lot on your Liverpool adventure. You should take time to:
- Check out the vehicle and make certain there is no damage or scrapes. If so, mark it down on your paperwork
- 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 radio or entertainment features. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Liverpool rental car today
Use CarRentals.com to get the best wheels Liverpool has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be going between the well-known restaurants, renowned landmarks, and all the terrific sites in Liverpool.