Car rentals in Matamoras: All you need to know
A Matamoras car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You can explore all the sights, and even find out what the rest of Pennsylvania has to offer. We've answered the most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Matamoras. Find out how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
Where do I find a great deal on a rental car in Matamoras?
CarRentals.com makes it easy to snag the best rates. Simply type in your travel dates and go down the list of rental car suppliers, pick the top rental locations, and find the cheapest offers in Matamoras. You should also:
- Read the mileage policy to avoid any surprises
- Reserve your rental car as far in advance as possible
- Avoid airport pick-ups and drop-offs if possible; they tend to be more expensive
- Compare daily and weekly rates; you might save more with a longer rental
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save on your Matamoras rental car.
What rental suppliers have retailers in Matamoras?
From global names like Enterprise and Hertz to budget-friendly brands like Payless and Fox, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Scan through the online reviews to help you figure out which meets your needs.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Matamoras?
That depends on your needs and what activities you want to do in Matamoras. If you're having a bit of trouble picking the right car, make sure to read over our table below. We've compared the most popular vehicle categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Those looking for a little adventure off the beaten path||BMW X3, Ford Explorer, or similar|
|Full Size||Groups with bags and a need for space||Chevrolet Impala, Toyota Camry, or similar|
|Compact Car||When saving money is a top priority||Chevrolet Spark, Vauxhall Corsa, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Matamoras?
Generally, the age limit for car rentals in Matamoras is 21. Please note, you may find that there is an additional charge if you're under 25 or for higher category vehicles in particular. Read through the terms to find what the exact rate will be before you book your vehicle.
Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Matamoras?
When driving around Matamoras or the rest of the U.S.A., you will need insurance. Almost every supplier requires that you show proof of insurance before you pick up your vehicle. Many countries require driver's insurance. You might be able to purchase additional insurance through the rental car dealer, if you know your insurance won't cover your rental during your trip. Otherwise, as a U.S. citizen, you can also book Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com during checkout.
The major credit card issuers (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover) will generally provide some coverage. But many of them have restrictions, such as not covering bigger vehicles like premium models or some SUVs. Make sure to find out exactly what your credit card will cover and how much before you travel to Matamoras.
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 search for an open gas station close to the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The tank will be full when you get your vehicle. Use as much gas as you need and top it off when you return your car at the rental office. Just make sure to refill the tank before you return the car to avoid a refueling cost||You only need to replace the fuel you used. Used a quarter 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 won't pay more than local fuel prices and you'll only pay service fees if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll get the car with a full tank and return the car with the tank empty. Ask the supplier to see if they'll refund you for any unused fuel||You won't have to search for a gas station before you drop-off your car||The supplier usually charges a higher rate for the fuel than 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 refill the gas before you drop it back off||You refill your tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll have to get some gas before you do any serious driving|
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
Most rental car companies give you a full to full tank policy. At CarRentals.com, we encourage returning the car topped off. For a cheaper rate, it is best to fill up your tank before returning the vehicle.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
If you want to explore all that Matamoras and maybe even the rest of Pennsylvania offers, you are going to want unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Matamoras. Read the fine print to be certain they are truly "unlimited."
Before you leave the lot
Before you begin on your Matamoras trip, check out a few items prior to leaving the rental lot. It's important to:
- Walk around your car and determine if there is any damage or scratches. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
- Check the trunk to see if the spare is inflated and the jack and lung wrench are there
- Familiarize yourself with the car. Adjust the mirrors and seats, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Figure out how to work the entertainment and GPS (if available). It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are navigating a new city
Book your Matamoras car rental today
Use CarRentals.com to get the best wheels Matamoras has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be driving between the well-known restaurants, renowned landmarks, and all the marvelous sites in Matamoras.