Car rentals in Nassau: All you need to know
A Nassau car rental gives you the opportunity to go where you want, when you want. You'll be able to explore all the sights, and even see what else the rest of New York has to offer. CarRentals.com has answered your most popular questions about car rentals in Nassau. Find out which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
Where do I find a bargain rental car in Nassau?
You are on your way to getting the best price on your car rental by booking through us. However, there are a more ways to increase your savings. You can:
- Compare daily and weekly 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
- Educate yourself on any cost for fuel policy, additional drivers, and mileage limits. This way you can make sure you know the true cost before you book
- Don't get more vehicle than you'll need. Generally, the smaller the class the cheaper the rate
These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Nassau.
What rental companies have agencies in Nassau?
From global names like Hertz and Sixt to budget-friendly brands like Payless and Fox, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the online reviews to help you figure out which is best for your next trip.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Nassau?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this New York city means you're certain to find an automobile that is perfect for you. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury or Premium-class||When you really want to go all out on your getaway to Nassau||Mercedes C-Class, Cadillac XTS, or similar|
|SUV or Minivan||If you plan on doing a lot of sightseeing and want a comfortable ride||Hyundai Santa Fe, Nissan Quest, or similar|
|Economy or Compact Car||Couple or two friends who plan on doing a bit of sightseeing||Ford Fiesta, Chevrolet Spark, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Nassau?
Generally, the age limit for car rentals in Nassau is 21. Please note, there might be an additional fee if you're under the age of 25 or for larger or higher category cars. Read over the terms to determine what the exact fee will be before you rent your vehicle.
Do I need insurance to rent a car in Nassau?
Almost all countries require driver's insurance. You might be able to purchase additional insurance through rental car supplier for your trip, if you are concerned your insurance won't cover your rental during your trip. Otherwise, as a U.S. citizen, you can also add on Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout. Although many of the major card issuers, like American Express or MasterCard, give some coverage, there are usually restrictions. For instance, you may not be covered if you book a luxury or larger vehicle. Make sure to check rental car company's policy before you decide.
What is the difference between all the fuel policies?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will have to search for an open gas station close to your rental car supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The tank will be full when you pick up your car. Use as much petrol as you like and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the end of your rental period. Just make sure to refill the tank before you return the car to avoid a refueling cost||You only pay for the fuel you use. If you only use half of a tank, it's only necessary refill half of a tank, and therefore avoid paying for any you don't need. You can fill up at any station you want and you'll only pay service charges if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll get the car with a full tank of gas and return the car with the tank empty. Many suppliers provide a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to confirm with them beforehand||You won't have to search for a gas station before you return your car||You might pay a higher rate for the tank than you would filling up at a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You will not have a full tank of fuel 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 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?
Most rental car suppliers provide you a full tank policy. We encourage returning it filled up. To avoid any added expenses, it is best to fill up your tank before bringing the car rental.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Nassau?
Unlimited miles is a great option if you decide to do a bit of sightseeing or visit a lot of business associates all over Nassau. You can drive as much as you like and not incur additional charges. Read over your rental agreement to see if there are any restrictions.
Know before you go
Make sure you check out a few items before you leave the lot. You should:
- Inspect the vehicle and make sure there is no dents or scratches. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
- Inspect the trunk to see 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 wipers
- Figure out how to work the radio or entertainment features. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Nassau car rental 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. No matter the situation, CarRentals.com has a rental car that can fit your requirement and not deplete your travel piggy bank.