Car rentals in Meinohama: All you need to know
A Meinohama car rental gives you the opportunity to go where you want, when you want. You can check out all the sights, and even see what the rest of the area has to offer. CarRentals.com has gathered your most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Meinohama. Find out which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
Where can I get a bargain rental car in Meinohama?
CarRentals.com makes it a cinch to snag budget-friendly rates. Simply type in your travel dates and go down the variety of rental suppliers, choose the top rental locations, and find the best offers in Meinohama. You should also:
- Take time to compare vehicle pricing
- Avoid pick-ups or drop-offs at airports, which can cost more
- Know ahead of time how much 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 Meinohama?
From global names like National and Hertz to budget-friendly brands like Thrifty and Budget, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the online reviews to help you figure out which one meets your needs.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Meinohama?
That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what activities you want to do in Meinohama. If you're having difficulty deciding, be sure to look over the chart below. We have compared the most popular categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Those looking for a little off-road adventure||Ford Explorer, Kia Sorento, BMW X3, or similar|
|Full Size||For big groups that want better fuel economy than an SUV||Chevrolet Impala, Toyota Camry, or similar|
|Compact Car||Couple or two friends heading to the beach and back||Ford Fiesta, Chevrolet Spark, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Meinohama?
Generally, to rent a car in Meinohama you must be at least 21. But, there might be an additional charge if you are under the age of 25 or for larger or higher category cars in particular. Read over the supplier's terms to discover what any additional charges is before you reserve your rental.
Does Meinohama require rental car insurance?
When cruising through Meinohama or the rest of Japan, you'll need insurance. Many suppliers require that you show proof of insurance before you pick up your vehicle. Most countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to pay for interim insurance with the rental agency.
The major credit card issuers (American Express, Visa, MasterCard, and Discover) will generally offer coverage. But 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 Meinohama.
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 find a gas station close to your car rental supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The gas tank will be full when you collect your car. Use as much petrol as you wish and top it off when you return your car when you are done. 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 be paying for any you didn't use. You won't pay more than local fuel prices and you'll only pay service charges if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll pick up the car with a full tank and return the car with an empty tank. Ask the rental car provider 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||You usually pay a higher rate for a tank upfront then going to a local station|
|Empty to empty||You won't have a full tank when you collect the vehicle, and you won't need to refill the gas before you bring the car back||You refill your tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll have to fill up before you do any serious driving|
What fuel policy should I get?
At CarRentals.com, we suggest a full tank policy. You pick up your rental with a full tank, and you should bring it back it topped off. To avoid any added expenses, it is best to find a filling station before you return the car.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Meinohama?
If you want to check out all that Meinohama offers, you're going to want unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Meinohama. Review the fine print to be sure they are truly "unlimited."
Before you leave the lot
Before you get started on your Meinohama vacation, make sure you go over a few things prior to leaving the rental lot. It's important to:
- Walk around your car and make certain there is no dents or scratches. If you notice any, mark it down on the paperwork
- Inspect the trunk to see if the spare is inflated and both the lug wrench and jack are there
- Familiarize yourself with the car. Adjust the mirrors and seats, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Get comfortable working the entertainment and GPS (if available). It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are driving around a new region
Book your Meinohama rental car today
Maybe you're traveling with your partner and kids, or carpooling with co-workers to and from the hotel to the conference center. Maybe you're traveling solo. CarRentals.com has the ideal vehicle that can align with your needs and not deplete your travel piggy bank.