Car rentals in New Braunfels: All you need to know
You want a great automobile to get around New Braunfels whether you're traveling for a business trip or a vacation. Check out the top sites around the city and park in front of the popular restaurants in New Braunfels. CarRentals.com has gathered the most frequently asked questions about car rentals in New Braunfels. Read on to find out which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
How can I find a bargain car rental in New Braunfels?
CarRentals.com makes it easy to get budget-friendly rates. Just enter your travel dates and go through the list of car rental companies, pick the top rental locations, and find the cheapest offers in New Braunfels. You should also:
- Take time to compare vehicle pricing
- Try to avoid pick-ups and drop-offs at airports, which can be more expensive
- Know ahead of time the amount of mileage/fuel you may use
- Search and book in advance
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save on your New Braunfels rental car.
What rental companies have retailers in New Braunfels?
From global names like National and Hertz to budget-friendly brands like Economy and Budget, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the online reviews to get an idea of which is best for your next trip.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to New Braunfels?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Texas city means you're certain to find a vehicle 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 Edge, Kia Sorento, or similar|
|Full Size||For big groups that want better fuel economy than an SUV||Chevrolet Impala, Toyota Camry, or similar|
|Economy or Compact Car||For those looking to save the most on their trip||Ford Fiesta, Chevrolet Spark, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in New Braunfels?
Usually, the age limit for car rentals in New Braunfels is 21—the same as it is across the rest of the USA. Additionally, many suppliers charge an added fee if you are under 25. Be sure to read over the rental agreement to find any additional charges is before you rent your vehicle.
Will I need insurance to get a car rental in New Braunfels?
Most countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to buy interim insurance through the rental car company. Otherwise, as a United States citizen, you can also book Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout. Many credit card issuers (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover) will cover your car rental. But there may be limitations, like not covering large automobiles such as trucks or SUVs. It is best to find out exactly what your credit card will cover and how much before you travel to New Braunfels.
Are there different fuel policies?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will need to search for an open gas station close to the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||There will be a full tank of gas when you get your vehicle. Use as much petrol as you need 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 need to replace the fuel you used. 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 shop around for the cheapest prices and you'll only pay service charges if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll pick up the car with a full tank and return the car with an empty tank. Ask the supplier to see if they will refund you for any unused fuel||There will be no need to go searching for a gas station before you drop-off your car||You usually pay a more expensive rate 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 before you drop it back off||You refill your tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll need to locate a gas station as soon as you collect the car|
What fuel policy do you recommend?
At CarRentals.com, we advise a full tank policy. You should receive your car with a full tank, and you should bring it back it topped off. If you want to save some money, it is best to find a filling station before returning the vehicle.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in New Braunfels?
Unlimited mileage is a good option for those who don't want to worry about watching the odometer their whole trip. Just make sure that your policy really provides unlimited miles. Check the details on mileage limits before you book.
Know before you go
Before you get going on your New Braunfels trip, be sure you check a few things before you leave the car rental lot. It's important to:
- Walk around the car and determine if there is any dents or scrapes. If you notice any, mark it down on your paperwork
- 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). You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your New Braunfels rental car today
When you book with CarRentals.com, you know you can count on a perfect set of wheels that will leave you with extra money in the bank. Book today to cash in on cheap deals on your ideal New Braunfels car rental. See you on the road.