Car rentals in Manchester: All you need to know
You need a great vehicle to take you around Manchester whether you're going for a business or pleasure. Explore the top sites around the city and park in front of the best restaurants in Manchester. CarRentals.com has gathered the most popular questions about car rentals in Manchester. Find out how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
Where do I get a great deal on a rental car in Manchester?
CarRentals.com makes it a cinch to grab the best rates. Just enter your travel dates and go down the list of rental car suppliers, choose the top rental locations, and find the cheapest packages Manchester has to offer. You should also:
- Compare the prices of vehicles
- Try to avoid airport pick-ups and drop-offs, which typically are more expensive
- Determine ahead of time how much mileage/fuel you may use
- Search and reserve in advance
These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Manchester.
What rental suppliers have outlets in Manchester?
There are around 12 rental companies to pick from in Manchester. You'll find some of the best suppliers, like Enterprise. Scan through the online reviews to help you figure out which one is best for you.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Manchester?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Missouri town means you're bound to find a vehicle that is perfect for you. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Great for families who need a comfortable ride and have safety as a top priority||Jaguar F-Pace, Hyundai Santa Fe, or similar|
|Full Size||Need extra room and comfort, but with better handling and gas mileage than an SUV||Infiniti Q50, Hyundai Sonata, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want to get the most miles per gallon on their trip||BMW i3, Kia Optima, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Manchester?
Normally, the age limit for renting a car in Manchester is 21—the same as it is across the rest of the USA. Additionally, many suppliers charge an extra fee if you are under 25. Be sure to read over the rental agreement to find what the exact charge is before you book your rental.
Is insurance required to rent a car in Manchester?
When driving around Manchester or the rest of the U.S.A., you will need insurance. Many suppliers require that you show proof of insurance before you pick up your automobile. Most countries require driver's insurance. You might be able to buy additional insurance through the rental car dealer, if you know your insurance won't cover you while traveling through the U.S. of A. Moreover, as a U.S. citizen, you can also purchase Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout.
The major credit card issuers (Discover, American Express, Visa, and MasterCard) will generally offer coverage. However, many of them have restrictions, like not covering large vehicles like premium models or some SUVs. Make sure to find out exactly what your credit card will cover and how much before you head to Manchester.
Are there different fuel policies?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will need to search for an open gas station close to your rental car supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The tank will be full when you collect your vehicle. Use as much gas as you wish and top it off when you return your car at the rental office. 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. Used a half of a tank? Then you just fill it back up to full. You won't need to pay for any fuel you didn't use. You can shop around for the cheapest prices and you'll only be charged refueling fees or service charges if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll pay for a full tank and return the car with an empty tank. Ask the supplier to see if they'll refund you for any unused fuel||There will be no need to go searching for a gas station before you bring back the car||You might pay more for the tank than you would filling up at a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You will not have a full tank of fuel when you pick up your vehicle, and you won't need to fill the tank back up when you drop it back off||You refill your tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll need to locate a gas station as soon as you get the car|
What fuel policy should I get?
We usually recommend that you choose the full-to-full policy. This policy simply means you bring your rental back to the full, and you're all set.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Manchester?
Unlimited miles is a good choice if you decide to do a little sightseeing or visit a lot of clients all over Manchester. You can drive as much as you want and not incur extra charges. Read over your policy to discover if there are mileage restrictions.
Before you leave the lot
Before you begin on your Manchester adventure, be sure you check out a few things before you leave the car rental lot. It's important to:
- Look over your vehicle and determine if there is any damage or scrapes. 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 radio or entertainment features. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Manchester car rental today
Maybe you're carpooling with co-workers to and from the hotel to the conference center, maybe you're traveling solo, or maybe you're bringing your partner or kids. No matter who you're traveling with, CarRentals.com has a rental car that can fit your needs and not break the bank.