Car rentals in New London: All you need to know
A New London car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You can explore all the sights, and even see what else the rest of Minnesota has to offer. We've collected the most frequently asked questions about renting a car in New London. Read on to see the dos and don'ts of car rentals.
Where do I get a great deal on a rental car in New London?
You're well on your way to locating the best rate on your car rental when you use CarRentals.com. But, you can remember a few things to keep your next rental affordable. You can:
- Compare the prices of vehicles
- Try to avoid pick-ups and drop-offs at airports, which usually cost more
- Know ahead of time how much mileage/fuel you may use
- Search and reserve in advance
Even a little knowledge can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental companies have retailers in New London?
From budget-friendly brands like Budget and Thrifty to global names like Hertz and Enterprise, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the online reviews to help you figure out which is best for you.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to New London?
That all depends on your needs and what activities you want to do in New London. If you're having a little trouble picking the right car, be sure to go over the chart below. We've compared the most popular categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Best for families who want comfort and have safety as a top priority||Ford Edge, Jaguar F-Pace, or similar|
|Full Size||Need extra room and comfort, but with the handling of a sedan||Chevrolet Impala, Toyota Camry, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want to get the most mpg on their trip||BMW i3, Kia Optima, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in New London?
Normally, to rent a car in New London you must be at least 21. Please note, there might be an additional charge if you are under 25 or for larger or higher category vehicles. Read over the terms to find what any additional fees will be before you book your vehicle.
Is insurance required to rent a car in New London?
Insurance is always needed, wherever you're renting a car. Nevertheless, you could already be covered by your existing car or credit card policies. Keep in mind, these policies might not totally cover your rental, and you'll need to add it to your booking for New London. Check ahead of time and, if it is necessary, you can conveniently include it at checkout.
What is the fuel policy for New London rental cars?
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 a gas station close to 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 want and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off when you are done. 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. Used a quarter of a tank? Simply fill it back up to full. You won't be paying for any fuel you didn't use. 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. Many suppliers provide a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to check with them beforehand||You won't have to find for a gas station before you return your 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 need 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 need to locate a gas station shortly after you collect the car|
What fuel policy do you recommend?
Most rental car suppliers provide you a full to full tank policy. At CarRentals.com, we encourage returning it topped off. If you want to keep your expenses lower, find a filling station before you return the car. Stations close to airports or car rental places tend to have higher prices.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in New London?
If you want to check out all that New London and maybe even the rest of Minnesota offers, you're going to want unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over New London. Review the fine print to be sure they are actually "unlimited."
Know before you go
Before you get going on your New London adventure, check out a few items prior to leaving the lot. It's worth the time to:
- Check out your car and determine if there is any damage or scrapes. If so, mark it down on your paperwork
- Check the trunk to determine if the spare is inflated and both the lug wrench and jack are there
- Get familiar with the controls of your car. Adjust the mirrors and seats to your liking, and figure out how to turn on the lights and wipers
- Get comfortable operating the radio or entertainment features. It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are navigating a new region
Book your New London car rental today
When you book with CarRentals.com, you can count on a grand vehicle that will leave you with extra money to spare. Book today to cash in on cheap deals on your impeccable New London rental car. See you out here.