Car rentals in Milton Keynes: All you need to know
A Milton Keynes car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You can check out all the sights, and even see what else the rest of the region has to offer. We've collected your most popular questions about renting a car in Milton Keynes. Keep reading to discover which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
Where do I get a bargain rental car in Milton Keynes?
You are on your way to locating the best price on your car rental with CarRentals.com. But, there are ways to get an even cheaper price on your upcoming rental. Make sure to:
- Compare weekly and daily rates from all the different suppliers
- Book as far in advance as possible. You will usually save more and get the car of your choice
- Learn about any cost for mileage limits, fuel policy, and additional drivers. That way you will know the true cost before you rent
- Determine the vehicle you'll need for your trip. Don't rent more car than you need
Even a little rental car know-how can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental companies have retailers in Milton Keynes?
We have around a half-dozen rental car providers to decide from in Milton Keynes. You'll find some of the best suppliers, like Avis. Scan through the online reviews to help you figure out which is best for your next trip.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Milton Keynes?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this town means you're bound to find an automobile that is perfect for you. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Those looking for adventure in the back-country||Ford Edge, Jaguar F-Pace, or similar|
|Full Size||For big groups that want better fuel economy than an SUV||Chevrolet Impala, Toyota Camry, or similar|
|Economy Car||Easy to park and have great gas mileage||Chevrolet Spark, Vauxhall Corsa, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Milton Keynes?
Usually, the age limit for renting a car in Milton Keynes is 21—the same as it is across most of the country. However, you might need to pay a surcharge if you're under 25. Be sure to go over the terms to figure out what the total is before you reserve your rental.
Do I need insurance to rent a car in Milton Keynes?
When driving in Milton Keynes or the rest of Great Britain, you will need insurance. Almost every supplier requires that you show proof of insurance before you rent a car. The majority of countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to pay for interim coverage through the rental agency.
The major credit cards (American Express, Visa, MasterCard, and Discover) will typically offer coverage. However, many of them have restrictions, such as not covering bigger vehicles like premium models or some SUVs. It is best to call and find out what kind of coverage is offered before you travel to Milton Keynes.
What is the fuel policy for Milton Keynes rental cars?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will have to find a gas station close to your rental car supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||There will be a full tank of gas when you collect your car. You can use as much fuel as you want and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the rental dealer. Just make sure to refill the tank before you return the car to avoid a refueling cost||You only refill the amount of fuel that you've used. Used a half of a tank? Simply fill it back up to full. You won't be paying 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. Several rental car companies provide a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to confirm with them beforehand||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 won't have a full tank when you pick up the vehicle, and you don't have to refill the gas when you drop it back off||You refill your tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll have to fill up before you go on a long trip|
What fuel policy do you recommend?
Most suppliers give you a full tank policy. We advise returning it topped off. To avoid any added expenses, fill up your tank before you bring your car back.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Milton Keynes?
Unlimited mileage is a good option for anyone who don't want to worry about watching the odometer their whole trip. 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
Make sure you check a few items before you leave the lot. You should:
- Walk around the vehicle and determine if there is any dents or scratches. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
- Inspect the trunk to determine if the spare is inflated and the necessary tools to change it are there
- 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 working the navigation and entertainment. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Milton Keynes rental car today
When you book with CarRentals.com, you know you can count on a perfect vehicle that will leave you with extra money in the bank. Cash in on cheap deals on your Milton Keynes rental car when you book with us. We'll see you around town.