Car rentals in Nagano: All you need to know
You need a great vehicle to take you around Nagano whether you're going for a business or pleasure. Check out the famous sites around town and park in front of the best restaurants in Nagano. We've answered your most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Nagano. Read on to see which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
Where can I get a great deal on a car rental in Nagano?
CarRentals.com makes it a cinch to snag budget-friendly deals. Just type in your travel dates and scroll through the variety of rental companies, select the top rental locations, and find the most wallet-friendly packages Nagano has to offer. You should also:
- Take time to compare vehicle pricing
- Try to avoid pick-ups or drop-offs at airports, which can cost more
- Determine ahead of time the amount of fuel/mileage you may use
- Search and reserve as far in advance as you can
Even a little rental car know-how can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental companies have retailers in Nagano?
We have around 6 rental suppliers to choose from in Nagano. You'll find some of the best providers, like Budget. Read through the 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 Nagano?
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 car that is perfect for you. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Those looking for adventure in the back-country||Ford Edge, Kia Sorento, or similar|
|Full Size||Families with luggage and a need for space||Infiniti Q50, Hyundai Sonata, or similar|
|Compact Car||When saving money is a top priority||Ford Fiesta, Chevrolet Spark, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Nagano?
Normally, the age limit for renting a car in Nagano is 21. However, you may find that there is an added fee if you are under the age of 25 or for higher category vehicles in particular. Read through the terms to determine what the exact price is before you reserve your rental.
Does Nagano require rental car insurance?
Almost all countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to purchase temporary coverage through the rental car company.Many credit cards (MasterCard, Visa, American Express, and Discover) will cover your car rental. However, there may be limitations, like not covering bigger automobiles like premium models or some SUVs. It is best to call and find out what kind of coverage is offered before you head to Nagano.
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 have to search for 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 get your automobile. You can use as much fuel as you wish and top it off when you return your car. Just make sure to refill the tank before you return the car to avoid a refueling cost||You only need to replace the fuel you used. Used a quarter of a tank? Simply fill it back up to full. You won't need to pay for any you didn't use. You can shop around for the cheapest prices and you'll only pay service fees if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll get the car with a full tank and return the car with the tank empty. Some suppliers offer a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to check with them beforehand||You won't need to find a petrol station near your rental drop-off location||The supplier usually charges a higher rate for the fuel than a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You won't have a full tank when you pick up your vehicle, and you won't have to fill the tank back up when you drop it back off||You fill the tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll have to fill up before you go on a long trip|
What fuel policy do you recommend?
We usually advise 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 Nagano?
Unlimited mileage is a good choice for those who don't want to worry about how many miles they are driving. Just make sure that your policy really provides unlimited miles. Check the fine print before you book.
Tips before you leave the lot
Before you get started on your Nagano trip, check a few items prior to leaving the lot. You should:
- Inspect 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
- Make you have a properly inflated spare tire, lug wrench, and jack in the trunk
- 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 entertainment and GPS (if available). It's best to limit any unneeded distractions when you are driving around a new area
Book your Nagano rental car today
Maybe you're traveling solo, maybe you're bringing your partner or kids, or maybe you're carpooling with co-workers to and from the hotel to the conference center. No matter who you're traveling with, CarRentals.com has a car rental that can align with your needs and not deplete your travel fund.