Car rentals in Muenchen: All you need to know
You want a great vehicle to get around Muenchen whether you're traveling for a business trip or a vacation. See the famous sites around town and park in front of the popular restaurants in Muenchen. We've collected your most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Muenchen. Find out how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
Where do I find a great deal on a rental car in Muenchen?
We always try to get you the best deal. However, there are ways to get an even cheaper price on your upcoming booking. Be sure to:
- Compare and contrast the rates for a few suppliers on the type of car you want
- Book as far in advance as possible. You'll usually get your car of your choice and save more
- Check the mileage and fuel policies. This way you'll avoid any surprises on your final bill
- Don't get more vehicle than you'll need. Usually, the smaller the class the lower the rate
Even a little rental car know-how can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental companies have retailers in Muenchen?
We have around 35 rental car providers that you can choose from. We have budget-friendly names like Economy and Budget and global ones like Enterprise and Sixt. Scan through the online reviews to help you figure out which one is best for your next trip.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Muenchen?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this city means you're bound to find a vehicle that is perfect for you. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury||Business travelers who want a little luxury as they cruise Muenchen||Cadillac XTS, Infiniti Q50, or similar|
|SUV or Minivan||If you plan on doing plenty of touring and want a comfortable ride||Chrysler Pacifica, Dodge Grand Caravan, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those looking for a fuel-efficient vehicle||Toyota Prius, Honda Civic, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Muenchen?
Typically, the age limit for car rentals in Muenchen is 21—the same as it is across most of the country. However, you might need to pay a surcharge if you're under 25. Be sure to read the rental agreement to figure out what the exact fee will be before you book your rental.
Do I need insurance to rent a car in Muenchen?
Most countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to purchase interim insurance through the rental car company.Many credit card issuers (American Express, Visa, MasterCard, and Discover) will cover your car rental. However, there may be limitations, such as not covering large automobiles such as trucks or SUVs. It is best to call and find out exactly what your credit card will cover and how much before you head to Muenchen.
What is the difference between all the fuel policies?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will need to search for a gas station close to the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The gas tank will be full when you pick up your car. You can use as much fuel as you want and top it off when you return your car at the end. 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. If you only use half of a tank, you'll only need to refill half of a tank, and therefore avoid paying for fuel you don't need. 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 get the car with a full tank and return the car with an empty tank. Several providers offer a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to check with them beforehand||You won't need to find a fuel station near your rental drop-off location||You might pay more for the tank than you would filling up at a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You may not have a full tank when you collect the vehicle, and you don't have to fill the tank back up when you bring the car back||You fill the tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll have to get some gas before you go on a long trip|
What fuel policy should I get?
We usually recommend that customers opt for the full-to-full policy. This policy simply means you bring your rental back to the full, and you're all set.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Muenchen?
Unlimited miles is a great option if you decide to do some sightseeing or visit a lot of clients all over Muenchen. You can cruise wherever you want without incurring additional charges. Read over your rental agreement to see if there are mileage limitations.
Before you drive off
Before you get started on your Muenchen trip, check out a few things before you leave the car rental lot. You should take time to:
- Check out the vehicle and be sure there is no dents or scrapes. 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 properly inflated and the jack and lung wrench 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 windshield wipers
- Figure out how to work the entertainment and GPS (if available). You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Muenchen car rental today
Use CarRentals.com to get the best wheels Muenchen has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be cruising between the well-known restaurants, world-famous landmarks, and all the terrific sites in Muenchen.