Car rentals in Matsapha: All you need to know
A Matsapha car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You can check out all the sights, and even find out what the rest of the region has to offer. CarRentals.com has collected your most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Matsapha. Keep reading to discover which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
Where do I find a great deal on a car rental in Matsapha?
CarRentals.com always strives to get you the best deal. But, there are ways to get an even cheaper price on your upcoming booking. Make sure to:
- Compare vehicle pricing before you book
- Try to avoid pick-ups or drop-offs at airports, which can be more expensive
- Determine ahead of time the amount of mileage/fuel you may use
- Search and reserve in advance
Even a little knowledge can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental companies have agencies in Matsapha?
From global names like National and Hertz to budget-friendly brands like Economy and Budget, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Scan through the online reviews to get an idea of which meets your needs.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Matsapha?
That depends on your needs and what activities you want to do in Matsapha. If you're having difficulty deciding, make sure to go over our chart below. We have compared the most popular vehicle categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury or Premium-class||When you need the best||Cadillac XTS, Infiniti Q50, or similar|
|SUV||If you plan on doing plenty of touring and want a comfy ride||Dodge Grand Caravan, Nissan Quest, or similar|
|Economy Car||Couple or two friends who plan on doing a little sightseeing||Fiat 500, Nissan Versa Note, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Matsapha?
Usually, the age limit for car rentals in Matsapha is 21—the same as it is across most of the country. If you are under 25, you might also need to pay a surcharge. Be sure to read over the rental agreement to determine what the total is before you rent your vehicle.
Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Matsapha?
When cruising through Matsapha or the rest of country, you'll need insurance. Many suppliers need proof of insurance before you rent a car. Most countries require the driver to have insurance. You might be able to purchase additional insurance through the rental car dealer for your trip, if you think your insurance won't cover your rental during your trip.
The major credit cards (MasterCard, Visa, American Express, and Discover) will generally provide some coverage. However, many of them have restrictions, like not covering larger vehicles like trucks or SUVs. Make sure to call and find out exactly what your credit card will cover and how much before you head to Matsapha.
Are there different fuel policies?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will need to find a gas station near your rental car supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank when you get your vehicle. You can use as much fuel as you need and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off when you are done. As long as you replace the fuel before returning the car, you won't face any extra fees||You only pay for the fuel you use. Used a quarter of a tank? Simply 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 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. Check with the rental car provider 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 drop-off your 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 don't have to refill the gas when you bring the car back||You fill the tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll need to locate a gas station shortly after you get the car|
What fuel policy should I get?
We usually advise that customers opt for the full-to-full policy. This policy is the most straightforward, and you simply top off the tank before you bring it back.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
Unlimited miles is a great option if you plan to do some sightseeing or visit a lot of clients all over Matsapha. You can cruise as much as you want and not incur added charges. Review your rental agreement to see if there are mileage limitations.
Before you leave the lot
Before you get going on your Matsapha trip, check out a few things prior to leaving the rental lot. You should:
- Look over your car and be 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
- Familiarize yourself with the car. Adjust the mirrors and seats to your liking, and figure out how to turn on the lights and wipers
- Get comfortable operating the navigation and entertainment. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Matsapha 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. CarRentals.com has the ideal car that can suit your needs and not break your wallet.