Car rentals in Maracaibo: All you need to know
You want a great automobile to take you around Maracaibo whether you're going for a business trip or a vacation. Check out the famous sites around town and pull up in front of the best restaurants in Maracaibo. We've answered your most popular questions about renting a car in Maracaibo. Read on to find out which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
How can I find a great deal on a car rental in Maracaibo?
You are well on your way to finding the best rate on your car rental by booking through CarRentals.com. But, there are a more ways to increase your savings. Make sure to:
- Compare the prices of vehicles
- Try to avoid pick-ups or drop-offs at airports, which can be more expensive
- Know ahead of time the amount of mileage/fuel you may use
- Search and reserve as far in advance as you can
Even a little knowledge can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental companies have outlets in Maracaibo?
From budget-friendly brands like Dollar and Thrifty to global names like Avis and Sixt, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the online reviews to get an idea of which one meets your needs.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Maracaibo?
That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what activities you want to do in Maracaibo. If you're having difficulty deciding, be sure to read over our table below. We've compared the most popular categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury||When you want to travel Maracaibo in style||Mercedes C-Class, Audi A4, or similar|
|Minivan||Family vacations where you need the extra room||Dodge Grand Caravan, Nissan Quest, or similar|
|Economy Car||For those looking to save the most on their trip||Ford Fiesta, Chevrolet Spark, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Maracaibo?
Normally, the age limit for renting a car in Maracaibo is 21. Please note, there might be an added charge if you're under the age of 25 or for larger or higher category rentals. Go through the supplier's terms to find what any additional charges is before you book your rental.
Do I need insurance to rent a car in Maracaibo?
When cruising through Maracaibo or the rest of country, you will need insurance. Many suppliers require that you show proof of insurance before you rent a car. Most countries require driver's insurance. You might be able to buy additional insurance through the rental car dealer for your trip, if you are concerned your insurance won't cover your rental during your trip.
Although many of the major card issuers, like MasterCard or Visa, offer some coverage, there are usually restrictions. For example, you may not be covered if you reserve a larger or luxury vehicle. Make sure to check the rental car company's policy before you decide.
What is the fuel policy for Maracaibo rental cars?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will have to find a gas station near the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank when you collect your vehicle. You can use as much fuel as you like and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the rental office. Just make sure to refill the tank before you return the car to avoid a refueling cost||You only pay for the fuel you use. Used a half of a tank? Simply fill it back up to full. You won't need to pay for any you didn't use. You can fill up at any station you want and you'll only pay service fees if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You pay for a full tank of fuel upfront and bring the car back with the tank empty. Check with the 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 might pay a higher rate for the tank than you would filling up at a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You may not have a full tank when you pick up your vehicle, and you don't need to fill the tank back up when you bring the car back||You fill the tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll have to fill up before you go on a long trip|
What fuel policy should I get?
Many suppliers offer a range of fuel policies. However, full-to-full is our stand-out choice. It simply means returning the car with the same level of gas as you got it with, so you'll never pay for anyone else's road trips through the Maracaibo.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
Unlimited mileage is a good choice for travelers who don't want to worry about incurring any extra charges with the distance they drive. 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 get going on your Maracaibo trip, go over a few things before you leave the rental lot. It's worth the time to:
- Check out 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
- 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 working the radio or entertainment features. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Maracaibo rental car today
When you reserve your Maracaibo rental car with CarRentals.com, you can count on a great ride that will result in more extra cash in the bank. Cash in on cheap deals on your Maracaibo rental car when you book with us. See you on the road.