Car rentals in Monmouth Beach: All you need to know
A Monmouth Beach car rental gives you the opportunity to go where you want, when you want. You'll be able to check out all the sights, and even see what the rest of New Jersey has to offer. We've answered the most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Monmouth Beach. Find out how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
How do I get a great deal on a car rental in Monmouth Beach?
CarRentals.com always tries to get you the best deal. However, there are a more ways to increase your savings. Be sure to:
- Compare the prices of vehicles
- Avoid pick-ups or drop-offs at airports, which typically cost more
- Determine ahead of time how much fuel/mileage you may use
- Search and reserve as far in advance as you can
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save big on your Monmouth Beach rental car.
What rental companies have agencies in Monmouth Beach?
From budget-friendly brands like Economy and Budget to global names like Advantage and Hertz, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the reviews to get an idea of which one is best for you.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Monmouth Beach?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this New Jersey city 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||Perfect for families who need a comfortable ride and to fit in all their luggage||Ford Edge, Jaguar F-Pace, or similar|
|Full Size||Planning a big trip with a large group of friends or family members||Hyundai Sonata, Ford Fusion, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want to get the most miles per gallon on their trip||BMW i3, Toyota Prius, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Monmouth Beach?
Typically, to rent a car in Monmouth Beach you must be at least 21—the same as it is across the rest of the United States of America. However, you might need to pay a surcharge if you're under 25. Be sure to read the terms to figure out any additional charges is before you book your rental.
Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Monmouth Beach?
When driving in Monmouth Beach or the rest of the U.S. of A., you'll need insurance. Almost every supplier requires that you show proof of insurance before you rent a car. The majority of countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to purchase additional insurance through the rental car dealer for your trip, if you are concerned your insurance won't cover your rental. Additionally, as a United States citizen, you can also book Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com during checkout.
Many major card issuers, like Visa or Discover, offer some coverage, however, there are usually restrictions. For instance, they may not cover your rental car if you get a larger or luxury vehicle. Check your rental car company's policy before you decide.
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 have to search for a gas station near your car rental supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The tank will be full when you get your vehicle. Use as much fuel as you wish and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off when you are done. 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 fill up at any station you want and you'll only pay service charges if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll pay for a full tank of fuel and return the car with an empty tank. Ask the provider to see if they will refund you for any unused fuel||There will be no need to go searching for a gas station before you return your car||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 collect the vehicle, and you don't have to refill the gas before you bring the car back||You fill the tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll need to locate a gas station shortly after you collect the car|
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
We usually advise that customers choose 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 customers all over Monmouth Beach. You can drive wherever you want without incurring additional charges. Go over your policy to see if there are any restrictions.
Tips before you leave the lot
Before you get going on your Monmouth Beach vacation, be sure you check out a few items prior to leaving the lot. You should take time to:
- Inspect your vehicle and determine if there is any dents or scrapes. 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 entertainment and GPS (if available). You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Monmouth Beach rental car 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. No matter the situation, CarRentals.com has a vehicle that can fit your needs and not break the bank.