Car rentals in Montego Bay: All you need to know
A Montego Bay 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 else the rest of the area has to offer. We've collected your most popular questions about car rentals in Montego Bay. Read on to find out which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
How can I get a bargain car rental in Montego Bay?
CarRentals.com makes it a breeze to grab budget-friendly deals. Just type in your travel dates and scroll through the list of rental car companies, choose the top rental locations, and find the most wallet-friendly offers in Montego Bay. You should also:
- Compare daily and weekly rates from all the different suppliers
- Book as far in advance as possible. You'll usually get the vehicle of your choice and save more
- Check the fuel and mileage policies. This way you'll avoid any surprises on your final bill
- Determine the vehicle you'll need for your trip. Don't get more car than you need
These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Montego Bay.
What rental suppliers have agencies in Montego Bay?
In Montego Bay, we have 3 rental car providers to pick from, like Budget. Look through the reviews to help you figure out which one meets your needs.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Montego Bay?
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 a vehicle that suits your needs. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury||If you really want to treat yourself on your visit to Montego Bay||Infiniti, Mercedes Benz, or similar|
|Minivan||If you plan on doing a lot of driving and want a comfortable ride||Chrysler Pacifica, Dodge Grand Caravan, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want a quiet and comfortable ride with terrific miles per gallon||BMW i3, Toyota Prius, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Montego Bay?
Usually, the age limit for car rentals in Montego Bay is 21—the same as it is across the rest of the country. If you are under 25, you might also need to pay a surcharge. Be sure to go over the supplier's terms to find what the total will be before you reserve your rental.
Do I need insurance to rent a car in Montego Bay?
When cruising through Montego Bay or the rest of country, you'll need insurance. Many suppliers require that you show proof of insurance before you rent a car. Most countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to purchase additional insurance through the rental car dealer, if you think your insurance won't cover your rental during your trip.
The major credit card issuers (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover) will usually provide some coverage. But many of them have restrictions, like not covering large vehicles like premium models or some SUVs. It is best to find out exactly what your credit card will cover and how much before you travel to Montego Bay.
What are the different fuel policies?
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 car rental supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank when you get your vehicle. Use as much petrol as you like and top it off when you return your car. 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? 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 pay service fees if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll get the car with a full tank of gas and return the car with the tank empty. Several providers provide a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to verify 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 collect your vehicle, and you won't need 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 find a gas station as soon as you get the car|
What fuel policy do you recommend?
Many rental car suppliers offer a range of fuel policies. However, the stand-out choice is usually full-to-full. You simply bring the car back with the same amount of fuel you got it with. Just be sure you make time to shop for the cheapest gas prices.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
Unlimited mileage is a good option for anyone who don't want to worry about how many miles they are driving. Just make sure that your policy really provides unlimited miles. Read the fine print before you book.
Before you leave the lot
Before you begin on your Montego Bay vacation, be sure you check a few things before you leave the lot. You should:
- Check out your vehicle 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. It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are driving around a new area
Book your Montego Bay 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 rental car that can align with your needs and not deplete your travel piggy bank.