Car rentals in Malelane: All you need to know
A Malelane car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You'll be able to explore all the sights, and even find out what the rest of the area has to offer. We've answered the most popular questions about car rentals in Malelane. Keep reading to see which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
Where can I find a bargain car rental in Malelane?
We always try to get you the best price. However, you can do a couple things to keep your next rental affordable. Make sure to:
- Compare weekly and daily rates from all the different suppliers
- Book as far in advance as possible. You'll usually save more and get the car of your choice
- Educate yourself on any cost for fuel policy, additional drivers, and mileage limits. This way you will know the actual cost before you rent
- Don't rent more car than you need. Normally, the smaller the class the cheaper the rate
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save on your Malelane rental car.
What rental companies have agencies in Malelane?
From global names like Ace and Enterprise to budget-friendly brands like Payless and Fox, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the online reviews to help you figure out which is best for your next trip.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Malelane?
That depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit Malelane. If you're having difficulty deciding, make sure to read over our table below. We have 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 Malelane||Infiniti Q50, Mercedes Benz CLA, or similar|
|SUV||Large groups who want to navigate Malelane together||Dodge Grand Caravan, Nissan Quest, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those looking for a fuel-efficient vehicle||BMW i3, Toyota Prius, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Malelane?
Usually, to rent a car in Malelane you must be at least 21. Please note, you may find that there is an additional fee if you're under the age of 25 or for larger or higher category rentals. Read through the supplier's terms to figure out what the exact rate will be before you rent your vehicle.
Is insurance required to rent a car in Malelane?
When cruising through Malelane or the rest of country, you'll need insurance. Almost every supplier needs proof of insurance before you pick up your car. Many countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to purchase interim coverage through the rental supplier.
Although many of the major card issuers, like Visa or American Express, offer some coverage, there are usually restrictions. For instance, they may not cover your rental car if you reserve a luxury or larger vehicle. Check your 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 have to search for an open 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 vehicle. You can use as much fuel as you wish and top it off when you return your car at the rental dealer. If you refill the tank before you return your car, you won't be charged a refueling cost||You only need to replace the fuel you used. If you only use half of a tank, it's only necessary refill half of a tank, and therefore avoid paying for any 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 when you pick the car up and bring the car back with the tank empty. Several providers offer a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to check with them beforehand||You won't have to find for a gas station before you drop-off your car||You usually pay a more expensive price for a tank upfront then going to a local station|
|Empty to empty||You will not have a full tank of fuel when you collect your vehicle, and you don't need to fill the tank back up before you bring the car back||You fill the 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 fuel policy should I get?
At CarRentals.com, we advise a full tank policy. You pick up your rental with a full tank, and you will want to return it topped off. For a cheaper rate, it is best to fill up your tank before you return the car. Stations near airports or car rental places tend to have higher prices.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Malelane?
Unlimited miles is a great choice if you plan to do a little sightseeing or visit several business associates all over Malelane. You can drive wherever you want and not incur extra charges. Be sure to read your rental agreement to see if there are any restrictions.
Tips before you leave the lot
Before you begin on your Malelane adventure, check out a few items prior to leaving the rental lot. It's important to:
- Inspect your car and make sure there is no damage or scrapes. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
- Inspect the trunk to see if the spare is inflated and the jack and lung wrench are there
- Get familiar with the controls of your car. Adjust the mirrors and seats, and note 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 Malelane car rental today
When you reserve your car rental with CarRentals.com, you can depend on a wonderful ride that will leave you with money to spare. Book today to cash in on cheap deals on your ideal Malelane rental car. We'll see you on the road.