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Car rentals in Makhado: All you need to know

A Makhado car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You'll be able to check out all the sights, and even find out what else the rest of the area has to offer. We've gathered the most popular questions about renting a car in Makhado. Read on to find out which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.

Where do I find a great deal on a rental car in Makhado?

CarRentals.com makes it a cinch to book budget-friendly deals. Just type in your travel dates and go down the variety of car rental companies, pick the top rental locations, and find the best packages Makhado has to offer. You should also:

  • Read through the mileage policy to steer clear of any surprises
  • Book your rental as far in advance as possible
  • Avoid airport pick-ups; they commonly are pricier
  • Compare daily and weekly rates; you may save more if you rent the car for longer

Even a little rental car know-how can go a long way to getting you the most savings.

What rental suppliers have retailers in Makhado?

From budget-friendly brands like Economy and Budget to global names like Advantage and Hertz, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Scan through the reviews to get an idea of which one is best for you.

What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Makhado?

Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this metropolis means you're bound to find a car that suits your needs. Some options include:

Car TypeBest forCategory Includes
Full Size SUVPerfect for families who need a comfortable ride and have safety as a top priorityFord Edge, Jaguar F-Pace, or similar
Full SizeNeed extra room and comfort, but with better handling and gas mileage than an SUVInfiniti Q50, Ford Fusion, or similar
HybridThose that want to get the most mpg on their tripHonda Civic, Kia Optima, or similar

What's the age requirement to rent a car in Makhado?

Typically, to rent a car in Makhado you must be at least 21—the same as it is across the rest of the country. However, you might need to pay a surcharge if you're under 25. Be sure to read the supplier's terms to determine any additional fees is before you book your vehicle.

Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Makhado?

When driving in Makhado or the rest of country, you'll need insurance. Almost every supplier requires that you show proof of insurance before you rent a car. Almost all countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to pay for temporary insurance with the rental supplier.

Although many of the major card issuers, like MasterCard or Visa, give some coverage, there are usually restrictions. For instance, you may not be covered if you book a luxury or larger vehicle. Check the rental car company's policy before you decide.

What are the different fuel policies?

Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Here is a list of the typical policies.

You will need to find an open gas station close to your car rental supplier
Policy TypePolicy DescriptionAdvantagesDisadvantages
Full to FullThe tank will be full when you collect your vehicle. Use as much gas as you need and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off when you are done. If you refill the tank before you return your car, you won't be charged a refueling costYou only pay for the fuel you use. 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 pay refueling 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 provider to see if they'll refund you for any unused fuelYou won't have to search for a gas station before you bring back the carThe supplier usually charges a higher rate for the fuel than a local gas station
Empty to emptyYou may not have a full tank when you collect your vehicle, and you don't need to refill the gas before you drop it back offYou fill the tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local pricesYou'll have to get some gas before you go on a long trip

What fuel policy should I get?

We encourage a full tank policy. You should receive your car with a full tank, and you should return it filled up. If you want to keep your expenses lower, fill up your tank before returning the vehicle. Stations near airports or car rental places tend to have higher prices.

Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Makhado?

If you want to explore all that Makhado offers, you're going to want unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Makhado. Go over the fine print to be sure they are actually "unlimited."

Tips before you leave the lot

Before you begin on your Makhado adventure, make sure you go over a few things before you leave the rental lot. It's worth the time to:

  • Look over your vehicle and be certain there is no damage or scratches. If you notice any, 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 navigation and entertainment. It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are navigating a new area

Book your Makhado car rental today

When you reserve your car with CarRentals.com, you know you can count on a grand set of wheels that will leave you with extra money in the bank. Book today to cash in on cheap deals on your ideal Makhado rental car. See you out here.

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