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Car rentals in Plymouth: All you need to know

You want a great automobile to take you around Plymouth whether you're going for a business trip or a vacation. See the top sites around the city and park in front of the popular restaurants in Plymouth. CarRentals.com has collected the most popular questions about renting a car in Plymouth. Read on to see which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.

How do I get a bargain car rental in Plymouth?

CarRentals.com makes it easy to grab the cheapest rates. Simply type in your travel dates and scroll through the list of rental car suppliers, select the top rental locations, and find the most wallet-friendly packages Plymouth has to offer. You should also:

  • Compare and contrast daily and weekly rates from all the different suppliers
  • Book as far in advance as possible. You will usually save more and get the car of your choice
  • Check the fuel and mileage policies. You don't want to be surprised with any added costs
  • Determine what vehicle you'll need for your vacation. Don't rent more car than you need

Just following even a few of these tips can help you save big on your Plymouth rental car.

What rental companies have retailers in Plymouth?

From global names like National and Enterprise to budget-friendly brands like Dollar and Thrifty, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the reviews to get an idea of which one is best for your next trip.

What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Plymouth?

Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this city means you're certain to find an automobile that is perfect for you. Some options include:

Car TypeBest forCategory Includes
Full Size SUVThose looking for a little adventure off the beaten pathJaguar F-Pace, Hyundai Santa Fe, or similar
Full SizeFor trips where everyone needs room their bagsChevrolet Impala, Toyota Camry, or similar
HybridThose that want to get the most miles per gallon on their tripBMW i3, Kia Optima, or similar

What age do you have to be to rent a car in Plymouth?

Typically, the age limit for car rentals in Plymouth is 21—the same as it is across the rest of the country. Additionally, many suppliers charge an added fee if you are under 25. Be sure to read the supplier's terms to find any additional fees is before you rent your vehicle.

Do I need insurance to rent a car in Plymouth?

Most countries require the driver to have insurance. You might be able to purchase additional insurance through rental car company, if you think your insurance won't cover your rental. Many credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover) will provide some coverage. But many of them have restrictions, such as not covering large vehicles 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 travel to Plymouth.

What is the fuel policy for Plymouth rental cars?

Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Here is a list of the typical policies.

You will have to find a gas station near the drop-off location
Policy TypePolicy DescriptionAdvantagesDisadvantages
Full to FullYou'll have a full tank when you pick up your car. You can use as much fuel as you want and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the rental dealer. Just make sure to refill the tank before you return the car to avoid a refueling costYou only need to replace the fuel you used. Used a quarter of a tank? Then you just fill it back up to full. You won't be paying for any you didn't use. 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 pay for a full tank and return the car with an empty tank. Ask the rental car provider to see if they will refund you for any unused fuelYou won't have to find for a gas station before you bring back the carThe supplier usually charges a higher rate for the fuel than a local gas station
Empty to emptyYou won't have a full tank when you pick up your vehicle, and you don't need to refill the gas before you bring the car backYou fill the tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump pricesYou'll need to find a gas station shortly after you collect the car

What fuel policy do you recommend?

Many rental car suppliers offer a variety of fuel policies. However, the stand-out choice is usually full-to-full. It simply means returning the car with the same level of gas as you got it with, so you'll never pay for anyone else's road trips through the Plymouth.

Is it worth getting unlimited miles?

If you plan to check out all that Plymouth offers, you're going to need unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Plymouth. Review the fine print to be sure your mileage is truly "unlimited."

Tips before you leave the lot

Before you begin on your Plymouth vacation, make sure you check out a few items before you leave the lot. You should take time to:

  • Check out the vehicle and determine if there is any damage 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
  • 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 windshield wipers
  • Get comfortable operating the entertainment and GPS (if available). You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city

Book your Plymouth car rental 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. CarRentals.com has the ideal rental car that can suit your requirements and not deplete your travel fund.

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