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Car rentals in Montpelier: All you need to know

You need a great automobile to take you around Montpelier whether you're traveling for a business trip or a vacation. Explore the top sites around town and park in front of the best restaurants in Montpelier. CarRentals.com has answered your most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Montpelier. Keep reading to discover which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.

Where can I get a bargain car rental in Montpelier?

CarRentals.com makes it a breeze to get budget-friendly deals. Just enter your travel dates and go down the list of car rental suppliers, choose the top rental locations, and find the cheapest packages Montpelier has to offer. You can also:

  • Compare and contrast all the deals available
  • 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. This way you can make sure you know the actual cost before you rent
  • Don't get more car than you'll need. Usually, the smaller the car, the cheaper the rate

Even a little rental car know-how can go a long way to getting you the most savings.

What rental companies have agencies in Montpelier?

From global names like Hertz and Sixt to budget-friendly brands like Budget and Thrifty, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Scan through the reviews to help you figure out which one is best for you.

What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Montpelier?

Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Virginia city means you're certain to find a vehicle that is perfect for you. Some options include:

Car TypeBest forCategory Includes
PremiumWhen you want to travel Montpelier in styleAudi A4, Cadillac XTS, or similar
SUV or MinivanIf you plan on doing a lot of driving and want a comfy rideHyundai Santa Fe, Nissan Quest, or similar
Economy or Compact CarFor those on a strict travel budgetToyota Yaris, Nissan Versa, or similar

What's the age requirement to rent a car in Montpelier?

Usually, the age limit for renting a car in Montpelier is 21. But, you may find that there is an additional fee if you're under 25 or for higher category rentals. Read through the supplier's terms to find what any additional charges will be before you reserve your rental.

Do I need insurance to rent a car in Montpelier?

Most countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to purchase interim insurance through the rental car supplier. Otherwise, as a U.S. citizen, you can also add on Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout. Many major card issuers, like Visa or American Express, give some insurance on your rental; but, there may be restrictions. For example, they may not cover your rental car if you reserve a larger or luxury vehicle. Make sure to check rental car company's policy before you decide.

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 need to find a gas station close to the drop-off location
Policy TypePolicy DescriptionAdvantagesDisadvantages
Full to FullYou'll have a full tank when you collect your automobile. You can use as much fuel as you wish and top it off when you return your car at the end. As long as you replace the fuel before returning the car, you won't face any extra feesYou only refill the amount of fuel that you've used. 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 can shop around for the cheapest prices and you'll only be charged refueling fees if you don't refill the tank
Full to empty (pre-paid)You pay for a full tank of fuel upfront and bring the car back with the tank empty. Many rental car companies provide a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to verify with them beforehandYou won't need to find a gas station near your rental drop-off locationYou usually pay a higher rate for a tank upfront then going to a local station
Empty to emptyYou will not have a full tank of fuel when you pick up your vehicle, and you don't need to refill the gas before you bring the car backYou refill your tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local pricesYou'll have to get some gas before you do any serious driving

What fuel policy should I get?

Many suppliers offer a range of fuel policies. However, full-to-full is our stand-out choice. It simply means returning the car with the same level of gas as you got it with, so you'll never pay for anyone else's road trips through the Montpelier.

Is it worth getting unlimited miles?

If you wish to explore all that Montpelier and maybe even the rest of Virginia offers, you are going to need unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Montpelier. Read the fine print to be certain they are actually "unlimited."

Tips before you leave the lot

Be sure you check a few items before you leave the lot. It's important to:

  • Check out your car and determine if there is any damage or scrapes. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
  • Check the trunk to see if the spare is inflated and both the lug wrench and jack are there
  • Get familiar with the controls of your car. Adjust the mirrors and seats, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
  • Get comfortable operating the entertainment and GPS (if available). It's best to limit any unneeded distractions when you are navigating a new city

Book your Montpelier car rental today

When you reserve your Montpelier rental car with CarRentals.com, you can depend on a grand vehicle that will result in more money to spare. Cash in on cheap deals on your impeccable Montpelier car rental when you book with CarRentals.com. We'll see you around town.