Car rentals in Mornington Peninsula: All you need to know
A Mornington Peninsula car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You can explore all the sights, and even find out what the rest of Victoria has to offer. We've gathered your most popular questions about car rentals in Mornington Peninsula. Keep reading to find out the dos and don'ts of booking a rental car.
Where can I get a bargain car rental in Mornington Peninsula?
You are on your way to getting the best deal on your car rental when you use us. But, to increase your savings on your trip to Mornington Peninsula you can do a few things. Make sure to:
- Compare and contrast weekly and daily rates from all the different suppliers
- Book as far in advance as possible. You'll usually save more and get the car of your choice
- Check the mileage and fuel policies. You don't want to be surprised with added costs
- Determine what vehicle you'll need for your drive. Don't rent more car than you need
These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Mornington Peninsula.
What rental companies have agencies in Mornington Peninsula?
From global names like Hertz and Enterprise to budget-friendly brands like Payless and Fox, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Scan through the online reviews to get an idea of which one is best for your next trip.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Mornington Peninsula?
That depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit Mornington Peninsula. If you're having difficulty picking the right car, be sure to look over the chart below. We've compared the most popular vehicle categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury or Premium-class||When you need the best||Cadillac XTS, Infiniti Q50, or similar|
|SUV or Minivan||Large groups that need room for all their bags||Jeep Grand Cherokee, Nissan Quest, 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 Mornington Peninsula?
Normally, the age limit for renting a car in Mornington Peninsula is 21. But, there might be an additional charge if you're under 25 or for higher category rentals. Go over the terms to find what any additional charges is before you rent your car.
Is insurance required to rent a car in Mornington Peninsula?
When driving around Mornington Peninsula or the rest of Australia, you'll need insurance. Almost every supplier needs proof of insurance before you pick up your vehicle. Most countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to buy additional insurance through the rental car dealer for your trip, if you are concerned your insurance won't cover your rental during your trip.
The major credit cards (American Express, Visa, MasterCard, and Discover) will generally offer coverage. But many of them have restrictions, such as 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 Mornington Peninsula.
What is the fuel policy for Mornington Peninsula rental cars?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will have to search for an open gas station near the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The gas tank will be full 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 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 quarter of a tank? Simply fill it back up to full. You won't need to pay for any gas you didn't use. You can shop around for the cheapest prices and you'll only pay refueling charges if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll pay for a full tank and return the car with an empty tank. Many rental car companies offer a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to verify with them beforehand||You won't have to find 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 won't have a full tank when you pick up the vehicle, and you won't have to fill the tank back up when you bring the car back||You refill your 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?
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 Mornington Peninsula.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
Unlimited miles is a great option if you plan to do a little sightseeing or visit several business associates all over Mornington Peninsula. You can cruise wherever you want and not incur added charges. Go over your policy to see if there are mileage restrictions.
Before you leave the lot
Make sure you check a few things prior to leaving the rental lot. It's important to:
- Walk around your vehicle and be certain there is no damage or scratches. 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 properly inflated and the necessary tools to change it 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 working the navigation and entertainment. It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are driving around a new city
Book your Mornington Peninsula 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. CarRentals.com has the ideal vehicle that can fit your needs and not deplete your travel piggy bank.