Car rentals in Montes Claros: All you need to know
A Montes Claros 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 else the rest of the region has to offer. CarRentals.com has gathered your most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Montes Claros. Keep reading to discover which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
How can I find a great deal on a rental car in Montes Claros?
We always strive to get you the best rate. But, there are ways to get an even cheaper price on your next booking. Be sure to:
- Check the mileage policy to prevent any surprise fees
- Reserve your vehicle as far in advance as you can
- Avoid airport pick-ups or drop-offs if possible; they tend to be more expensive
- Compare weekly and daily rates; you may save more with a longer rental
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save on your Montes Claros rental car.
What rental companies have retailers in Montes Claros?
In Montes Claros, there are 3 car rental suppliers to choose from, like Hertz. Look through the online reviews to help you figure out which meets your needs.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Montes Claros?
That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what you'll be doing when you visit Montes Claros. If you're having a little trouble deciding, be sure to go over the chart below. We have compared the most popular categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury or Premium-class||When you want to travel Montes Claros in style||Mercedes C-Class, Audi A4, or similar|
|Minivan or SUV||Big groups that need room for all their suitcases||Hyundai Santa Fe, Nissan Quest, or similar|
|Compact Car||When saving money is a top priority||Fiat 500, Nissan Versa Note, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Montes Claros?
Normally, to rent a car in Montes Claros you must be at least 21—the same as it is across most of the country. If you are under 25, you might also need to pay a surcharge. Be sure to read over the rental agreement to find any additional charges is before you reserve your rental.
Is insurance required to rent a car in Montes Claros?
When driving around Montes Claros or the rest of Brazil, you will need insurance. Almost every supplier needs proof of insurance before you pick up your car. Almost all countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to purchase additional insurance through the rental car dealer for your trip, if you know your insurance won't cover your rental during your trip.
Although many major card issuers, like Visa or American Express, offer some coverage, there are usually restrictions. For example, you may not be covered if you reserve a larger or luxury vehicle. Check the rental car company's policy before you decide.
What is the fuel policy for Montes Claros rental cars?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will need to search for an open gas station near your rental car supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank when you get your car. You can use as much fuel as you need and top it off when you return your car at the end. Just make sure to refill the tank before you return the car to avoid a refueling cost||You only pay for the fuel you use. 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 fill up at any station you want and you'll only be charged refueling fees or service charges if you don't refill 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. Ask the supplier 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 usually pay more for a tank upfront then going to a local station|
|Empty to empty||You will not have a full tank of fuel when you collect the vehicle, and you won't have to fill the tank back up before you bring the car back||You fill the tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll have to fill up before you do any serious driving|
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
We recommend a full tank policy. You receive the vehicle topped off. If you return the rental with less than the amount you received it with, most companies will charge a premium to top it back off. For a cheaper rate, fill up your tank before bringing the car rental.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Montes Claros?
If you wish to check out all that Montes Claros offers, you're going to want unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Montes Claros. Read the fine print to be certain your mileage is truly "unlimited."
Tips before you leave the lot
Be sure you check out a few items prior to leaving the lot on your Montes Claros adventure. It's important to:
- Check out the vehicle and make sure there is no damage or scrapes. If you notice any, mark it down on the paperwork
- Check 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, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Get comfortable working the navigation and entertainment. It's best to limit any unneeded distractions when you are navigating a new area
Book your Montes Claros rental car today
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