Car rentals in Magdeburg: All you need to know
You need a great vehicle to take you around Magdeburg whether you're going for a business or pleasure. Explore the top sites around the city and pull up in front of the popular restaurants in Magdeburg. We've answered the most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Magdeburg. Keep reading to find out how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
Where do I get a great deal on a car rental in Magdeburg?
CarRentals.com always strives to get you the best price. However, there are a more ways to increase your savings. Be sure to:
- Compare the rates for a few suppliers on the type of car you want
- Book as far in advance as possible. You'll usually get the vehicle of your choice and save more
- Check the mileage and fuel policies. This way you'll avoid any surprises on your final bill
- Determine what vehicle you'll need for your vacation. Don't rent more car than you need
These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Magdeburg.
What rental suppliers have retailers in Magdeburg?
CarRentals.com has around six rental companies to pick from in Magdeburg. You'll find some of the best suppliers, like Enterprise. Scan through the reviews to get an idea of which is best for your next trip.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Magdeburg?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this metropolis means you're certain to find a vehicle that suits your needs. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Those looking for a little adventure off the beaten path||Ford Explorer, Kia Sorento, BMW X3, or similar|
|Full Size||Need extra room and comfort, but with better handling and gas mileage than an SUV||Toyota Camry, Nissan Altima, or similar|
|Economy or Compact Car||Easy to park and have great miles per gallon||Chevrolet Spark, Vauxhall Corsa, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Magdeburg?
Normally, the age limit for renting a car in Magdeburg is 21. However, there might be an additional charge if you are under the age of 25 or for larger or higher category rentals. Read over the terms to figure out what the exact price will be before you book your rental.
Do I need insurance to rent a car in Magdeburg?
Almost all countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to buy temporary coverage through the rental car supplier.Many credit card issuers (Discover, American Express, Visa, and MasterCard) will cover your car rental. But many of them have restrictions, like not covering larger vehicles such as 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 travel to Magdeburg.
What is the fuel policy for Magdeburg rental cars?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will have to search for an open gas station near your car rental supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The tank will be full when you pick up your automobile. You can use as much fuel as you like and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off when you are done. 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, 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 fees if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You pay for a full tank upfront and bring the car back with the tank empty. Several suppliers provide a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to confirm with them beforehand||You won't have to find for a gas station before you return your car||You usually pay a higher price 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 your 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 encourage a full tank policy. You receive the vehicle with a full tank, and you will want to return it with a full tank of gas. If you want to save some money, it is best to find a gas station before you bring it back. Stations close to airports or car rental places tend to have higher prices.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
Unlimited mileage is a good choice for anyone who don't want to worry about how many miles they are driving. You will just need to make sure there's nothing else in the small print that could add in extra costs.
Know before you go
Before you begin on your Magdeburg trip, check out a few items before you leave the rental lot. You should:
- Look over the car and make sure there is no dents or scratches. 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 inflated and the necessary tools to change it are there
- Get familiar with the controls of your 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 Magdeburg rental car today
You know you can count on a great ride that will leave you with cash to spare when you book with CarRentals.com. Book today to cash in on cheap deals on your impeccable Magdeburg car rental. See you out here.