Car rentals in Newport: All you need to know
You want a great car to take you around Newport whether you're going for a business trip or a vacation. Explore the top sites around town and park in front of the popular restaurants in Newport. We've collected your most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Newport. Keep reading to see which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
How can I get a bargain rental car in Newport?
CarRentals.com makes it easy to get the cheapest rates. Just type in your travel dates and scroll through the list of rental suppliers, pick the top rental locations, and find the best offers in Newport. You can also:
- Compare the prices of vehicles
- Try to avoid airport pick-ups or drop-offs, which typically are more expensive
- Determine ahead of time how much mileage/fuel you may use
- Search and book as far in advance as you can
These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Newport.
What rental suppliers have outlets in Newport?
From budget-friendly brands like Thrifty and Budget to global names like Hertz and Enterprise, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the online reviews to get an idea of which meets your needs.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Newport?
That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what you'll be doing when you visit Newport. If you're having a little trouble choosing, be sure to look over our chart below. We've compared the most popular categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Premium||Business travelers who want a little luxury as they cruise Newport||Infiniti, Audi, or similar|
|Minivan or SUV||Families with plenty of bags and a need for space||Hyundai Santa Fe, Nissan Quest, or similar|
|Economy Car||When saving money is a top priority||Chevrolet Spark, Vauxhall Corsa, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Newport?
Normally, the age limit for car rentals in Newport is 21—the same as it is across the rest of the United States of America. If you are under 25, you might also need to pay a surcharge. Be sure to go over the terms to discover what the exact rate will be before you book your vehicle.
Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Newport?
Insurance is always required, no matter where you rent a car. Nevertheless, you could already be insured by your existing car or credit card policies. Keep in mind, your policies might not totally cover your rental, and you'll need to add it on to your booking. Check ahead of time and, if it's necessary, you can just include it at the CarRentals.com checkout.
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 need to find an open gas station close to your rental car supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||There will be a full tank of gas when you collect your vehicle. You can use as much fuel as you need 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 need to replace the fuel you used. Used a half of a tank? Simply fill it back up to full. You won't need to pay for any fuel you didn't use. You won't pay more than local fuel prices and you'll only pay refueling charges if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You pay for a full tank of fuel when you pick the car up and bring the car back with the tank empty. Ask the rental car provider to see if they'll refund you for any unused fuel||You won't have to find for a gas station before you drop-off your 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 the vehicle, and you don't need to refill the gas when you drop it back off||You fill the tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll need to find a gas station shortly after you get the car|
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
We usually recommend that customers opt for the full-to-full policy. This policy is the most straightforward, and you simply top off the tank before you bring it back.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
Unlimited miles is a good option if you decide to do a little sightseeing or visit a lot of clients all over Newport. You can drive wherever you want and not incur additional charges. Review your policy to discover if there are mileage restrictions.
Know before you go
Be sure you go over a few things prior to leaving the lot on your Newport adventure. You should take time to:
- Look over your vehicle and determine if there is any damage or scrapes. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
- Check the trunk to determine if the spare is inflated and the necessary tools to change it 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 windshield wipers
- Get comfortable working the radio or entertainment features. It's best to limit any unneeded distractions when you are driving around a new region
Book your Newport car rental today
When you book with CarRentals.com, you know you can count on a great vehicle that will leave you with extra money in the bank. Book today to cash in on cheap deals on your perfect Newport car rental. See you around town.