Car rentals in Manhasset: All you need to know
A Manhasset car rental gives you the opportunity to go where you want, when you want. You can explore all the sights, and even find out what else the rest of New York has to offer. CarRentals.com has collected your most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Manhasset. Find out the dos and don'ts of car rentals.
Where do I find a bargain car rental in Manhasset?
You are on your way to locating the best rate on your car rental when you use CarRentals.com. However, there are ways to get an even cheaper price on your next booking. Make sure to:
- Compare daily and weekly rates from all the different suppliers
- Book as far in advance as possible. You will usually get the car of your choice and save more
- Learn about any cost for fuel policy, additional drivers, and mileage limits. This way you can make sure you know the total cost before you rent
- Don't rent more vehicle than you'll need. Normally, the smaller the class the cheaper the rate
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save big on your Manhasset rental car.
What rental companies have outlets in Manhasset?
From budget-friendly brands like Payless and Fox to global names like Enterprise and Sixt, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Scan through the online reviews to help you figure out which one is best for your next trip.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Manhasset?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this New York city means you're certain to find an automobile that is perfect for you. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury or Premium-class||Business travelers who want a little luxury as they cruise Manhasset||Cadillac XTS, Camaro, or similar|
|Minivan||Big groups that need room for all their suitcases||Chrysler Town & Country, Dodge Grand Caravan, or similar|
|Compact Car||When saving money and good gas mileage are your top priorities||Chevrolet Spark, Vauxhall Corsa, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Manhasset?
Usually, to rent a car in Manhasset you must be at least 21—the same as it is across the rest of the USA. If you are under 25, you might also need to pay a surcharge. Be sure to read over the rental agreement to figure out what the exact rate will be before you rent your car.
Do I need insurance to rent a car in Manhasset?
Insurance is always required, wherever you rent a car. However, your current car insurance may cover you. Additionally, if you pay using your credit card, the card's benefits may also insure you. Keep in mind, your policies may not cover you 100%, and you'll need to add it to your booking for Manhasset. Check in advance and, if it is needed, you can easily add it at checkout.
What are the different 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 a gas station close to your rental car supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank when you collect your car. Use as much fuel as you wish and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the end of your rental period. If you refill the tank before you return your car, you won't be charged 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 have 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 upfront and bring the car back with the tank empty. Check with the rental car provider to see if they will refund you for any unused fuel||You won't need to find a fuel station near your rental drop-off location||You usually pay a higher rate for a tank upfront then going to a local station|
|Empty to empty||You may not have a full tank when you pick up the vehicle, and you don't need to refill the gas before you drop it back off||You refill your tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll need to find a gas station shortly after you get the car|
What fuel policy should I get?
Many suppliers offer a variety of fuel policies. However, full-to-full is our stand-out winner. You simply bring the car back with the same amount of fuel you got it with. Just be sure you make time to shop for the cheapest gas prices.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Manhasset?
Unlimited mileage is a good option for anyone who don't want to worry about incurring any extra charges with the distance they drive. Just make sure that your policy really provides unlimited miles. Check the fine print before you book.
Before you drive off
Before you begin on your Manhasset adventure, make sure you check out a few things prior to leaving the rental lot. It's worth the time to:
- Look over your vehicle and make sure there is no damage or scratches. 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
- Get familiar with the controls of your car. Adjust the mirrors and seats, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Get comfortable operating the navigation and entertainment. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Manhasset rental car 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. CarRentals.com has the ideal car that can align with your needs and not break the bank.