Car rentals in Middletown: All you need to know
A Middletown car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You'll be able to check out all the sights, and even find out what else the rest of New Jersey has to offer. CarRentals.com has collected your most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Middletown. Read on to find out the dos and don'ts of booking a rental car.
How can I find a great deal on a car rental in Middletown?
CarRentals.com makes it easy to book the best rates. Simply enter your travel dates and go down the variety of car rental companies, pick the top rental locations, and find the most wallet-friendly packages Middletown has to offer. You can also:
- Read through the mileage policy to prevent 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 weekly and daily rates; you might save more if you rent the car for longer
These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Middletown.
What rental suppliers have outlets in Middletown?
From global names like Ace and Enterprise to budget-friendly brands like Fox and Budget, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Scan through the reviews to get an idea of which is best for you.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Middletown?
That depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit Middletown. If you're having difficulty deciding, make sure to look over the table below. We've compared the most popular types of vehicles for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Premium||Everyone who wants to travel Middletown in style||Infiniti, Audi, or similar|
|SUV||Families with plenty of suitcases and a need for space||Ford Escape, Chrysler Town & Country, or similar|
|Economy or Compact Car||When saving money and good gas mileage are your top priorities||Toyota Yaris, Nissan Versa, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Middletown?
Typically, to rent a car in Middletown you must be at least 21—the same as it is across the rest of the United States of America. Additionally, many suppliers charge an extra fee if you are under 25. Be sure to read over the terms to determine what the total is before you reserve your rental.
Is insurance required to rent a car in Middletown?
Almost all countries require the driver to have insurance. You might be able to buy additional insurance through rental car company for your trip, if you know your insurance won't cover you while traveling through the U.S. of A. Otherwise, as a U.S. citizen, you can also add on Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout. Although many of the major card issuers, like Visa or American Express, give some insurance, there may be restrictions. For example, they may not cover your rental car if you get a larger or luxury vehicle. Make sure to check rental car company's policy before you decide.
What is the fuel policy for Middletown rental cars?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will have to search for a gas station near the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The gas tank will be full when you collect your car. You can use as much fuel 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 pay for the fuel you use. If you only use half of a tank, it's only necessary refill half of a tank, and therefore avoid paying for fuel you don't need. 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 pay for a full tank of fuel when you pick the car up and bring the car back with the tank empty. Several providers provide a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to check with them beforehand||You won't need to find a gas station near your rental drop-off location||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 the vehicle, and you won't have to refill the gas when you drop it back off||You refill your tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll need to locate a gas station as soon as you get the car|
What fuel policy should I get?
We usually recommend 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.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Middletown?
Unlimited mileage is a good option for those 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 details on mileage limits before you book.
Know before you go
Before you get started on your Middletown adventure, make sure you go over a few things prior to leaving the lot. It's worth the time to:
- Inspect your vehicle and make certain there is no damage or scratches. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
- Inspect the trunk to see if the spare is properly 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 navigation and entertainment. It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are driving around a new city
Book your Middletown car rental today
When you book with CarRentals.com, you can count on a wonderful set of wheels that will leave you with extra cash to spare. Book today to cash in on cheap deals on your impeccable Middletown car rental. See you out here.