Car rentals in Newbridge: All you need to know
A Newbridge car rental gives you the opportunity to go where you want, when you want. You'll be able to check out all the sights, and even find out what else the rest of the region has to offer. CarRentals.com has gathered your most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Newbridge. Read on to discover the dos and don'ts of car rentals.
Where can I find a great deal on a car rental in Newbridge?
CarRentals.com makes it a cinch to grab budget-friendly deals. Just type in your travel dates and go down the variety of rental car companies, select the top rental locations, and find the cheapest packages Newbridge 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
- Educate yourself on any cost for mileage limits, fuel policy, and additional drivers. This way you will know the total cost before you book
- Determine the car you'll need for your vacation. Don't get more car than you need
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save big on your Newbridge rental car.
What rental suppliers have agencies in Newbridge?
From global names like Enterprise and Hertz to budget-friendly brands like Thrifty and Budget, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the 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 Newbridge?
That all depends on your needs and what activities you want to do in Newbridge. If you're having trouble deciding, be sure to go over our table below. We've compared the most popular vehicle categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||To take on any kind of terrain and enjoy great views||Ford Edge, Jaguar F-Pace, or similar|
|Full Size||Need extra room and comfort, but with better handling and gas mileage than an SUV||Chevrolet Impala, Toyota Camry, or similar|
|Economy Car||Couple or two friends heading to the beach and back||Fiat 500, Nissan Versa Note, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Newbridge?
Normally, the age limit for renting a car in Newbridge 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 go through the rental agreement to determine what the exact charge is before you rent your car.
Does Newbridge require rental car insurance?
When driving around Newbridge or the rest of Ireland, you will need insurance. Many suppliers require that you show proof of insurance before you pick up your car. Most countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to buy additional insurance through the rental car dealer for your trip, if you know your insurance won't cover you while traveling through IRL.
Although many of the major card issuers, like MasterCard or Visa, offer some coverage, there are usually restrictions. For example, you may not be covered if you get a luxury or larger vehicle. Be sure to check your rental car company's policy before you decide.
Are there different fuel policies?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will need to search for a gas station near your car rental supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The gas tank will be full when you collect your automobile. You can use as much fuel as you need and top it off when you return your car 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 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 won't pay more than local fuel prices and you'll only pay service fees if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll pay for a full tank of gas and return the car with the tank empty. Ask the provider to see if they'll refund you for any unused fuel||You won't have to find for a gas station before you bring back the car||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 collect your vehicle, and you don't have to fill the tank back up before you bring the car back||You fill the tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll need to locate a gas station shortly after you collect the car|
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.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
If you want to explore all that Newbridge offers, you are going to want unlimited miles. You can drive as far as you'd like without worrying about additional charges. Read the fine print to make certain your mileage is actually "unlimited."
Before you drive off
Be sure you go over a few items prior to leaving the rental lot. It's important to:
- Check out your vehicle and be certain there is no damage or scratches. If so, write it down on your paperwork
- Make you have a properly inflated spare tire, lug wrench, and jack in the trunk
- Get familiar with the controls of your car. Adjust the mirrors and seats, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield 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 Newbridge rental car 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. CarRentals.com has the ideal car rental that can suit your needs and not deplete your travel piggy bank.