Car rentals in Moscow: All you need to know
A Moscow car rental gives you the opportunity to go where you want, when you want. You can explore all the sights, and even find out what else the rest of Iowa has to offer. CarRentals.com has answered the most popular questions about renting a car in Moscow. Keep reading to discover how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
Where do I get a great deal on a car rental in Moscow?
CarRentals.com makes it easy to get budget-friendly rates. Just enter your travel dates and go through the list of rental car companies, choose the top rental locations, and find the best packages Moscow has to offer. You should also:
- Check the mileage policy to avoid any surprises
- Reserve your rental as far in advance as you can
- Avoid airport pick-ups; they tend to be more expensive
- Compare weekly and daily rates; you may save more with a longer rental
These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Moscow.
What rental companies have agencies in Moscow?
From budget-friendly brands like Dollar and Thrifty to global names like National and Hertz, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the online reviews to get an idea of which meets your needs.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Moscow?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Iowa town means you're certain to find a car that suits your needs. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Those looking for a little adventure off the beaten path||Ford Explorer, Kia Sorento, BMW X3, or similar|
|Full Size||For big groups that want better fuel economy than an SUV||Toyota Camry, Nissan Altima, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want a quiet and comfortable ride with terrific miles per gallon||BMW i3, Kia Optima, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Moscow?
Normally, the age limit for car rentals in Moscow is 21. Please note, there might be an additional charge if you are under 25 or for higher category cars. Read over the terms to discover what the exact price is before you reserve your rental.
Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Moscow?
Almost all countries require the driver to have insurance. You might be able to purchase additional insurance through rental car company for your trip, if you are concerned your insurance won't cover you while traveling through the United States. Otherwise, as a U.S. citizen, you can also book Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout. Many major card issuers, like MasterCard or Discover, give some coverage; but, there may be restrictions. For example, they may not cover your rental car if you book a larger or luxury vehicle. Make sure to check car rental company's policy before you decide.
What is the fuel policy for Moscow rental cars?
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 near the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank when you collect your automobile. Use as much gas as you wish and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the end of your rental period. If you refill the tank before you return your car, you won't be charged a refueling cost||You only refill the amount of fuel that you've used. Used a quarter of a tank? Then you just fill it back up to full. You won't need to pay for any you didn't use. You won't pay more than local fuel prices and you'll only pay refueling charges if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll receive the car with a full tank of gas and return the car with the tank empty. Check with the supplier to see if they'll refund you for any unused fuel||You won't have to find for a gas station before you bring back the car||The supplier usually charges a higher rate for the fuel than a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You will not have a full tank of fuel when you collect the vehicle, and you don't have to refill the gas before you drop it back off||You fill the tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll have to get some gas before you do any serious driving|
What fuel policy do you recommend?
We usually recommend that you opt for 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 mileage is a good option for travelers who don't want to worry about watching the odometer their whole trip. Just make sure that your policy really provides unlimited miles. Read the details on mileage limits before you book.
Before you drive off
Make sure you go over a few things before you leave the car rental lot on your Moscow adventure. It's important to:
- Inspect your vehicle and make certain there is no dents or scratches. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
- Check the trunk to determine if the spare is inflated and both the lug wrench and jack are there
- Familiarize yourself with the car. Adjust the mirrors and seats to your liking, and figure out how to turn on the lights and wipers
- Figure out how to work the radio or entertainment features. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Moscow car rental today
Use CarRentals.com to get the best wheels Moscow has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be cruising between the highly-rated restaurants, renowned landmarks, and all the fantastic sites in Moscow.