Car rentals in Newton: All you need to know
A Newton car rental gives you the opportunity to go where you want, when you want. You can explore all the sights, and even find out what else the rest of Alabama has to offer. CarRentals.com has gathered your most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Newton. Keep reading to find out how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
How can I get a great deal on a rental car in Newton?
We always strive to get you the best rate. However, to increase your savings on your trip to Newton you can do a few things. Be sure to:
- Compare weekly and daily rates from all the different suppliers
- Book as far in advance as possible. You'll usually save more and get the car of your choice
- Check the mileage and fuel policies. This way you'll avoid any surprises on your final bill
- Don't rent more vehicle than you'll need. Normally, the smaller the class the cheaper the rate
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save on your Newton rental car.
What rental suppliers have agencies in Newton?
From global names like Avis and Sixt to budget-friendly brands like Fox and Budget, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Scan through the online reviews to get an idea of which one is best for you.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Newton?
That all depends on your needs and what activities you want to do in Newton. If you're having trouble picking the right car, be sure to read over the table below. We have compared the most popular categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury or Premium-class||When you want to travel Newton in style||Mercedes C-Class, Audi A4, or similar|
|SUV or Minivan||Family trips where you need additional room||Toyota RAV4, Dodge Grand Caravan, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want to get the most mpg on their trip||Toyota Prius, Honda Civic, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Newton?
Generally, the age limit for car rentals in Newton is 21. However, you may find that there is an additional charge if you are under the age of 25 or for larger or higher category vehicles in particular. Read over the terms to find what any additional fees is before you book your rental.
Is insurance required to rent a car in Newton?
When cruising through Newton or the rest of the U.S. of A., you will need insurance. Almost every supplier needs proof of insurance before you pick up your car. Most countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to buy additional insurance through the rental car dealer, if you are concerned your insurance won't cover your rental. Moreover, as a U.S. citizen, you can also purchase Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com during checkout.
Although many of the major card issuers, like Visa or Discover, offer some insurance, there are usually restrictions. For example, you may not be covered if you book a luxury or larger vehicle. Check your rental car company's policy before you decide.
What is the difference between all the fuel policies?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will have to find a gas station close to your rental car supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank when you collect your vehicle. You can use as much fuel as you wish 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 need to replace the fuel you used. Used a half of a tank? Simply fill it back up to full. You won't be paying for any you didn't use. 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 pay for a full tank when you pick the car up and bring the car back with the tank empty. Some suppliers offer a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to check with them beforehand||There will be no need to go searching for a gas station before you bring back the car||You might pay a higher rate for the tank than you would filling up at a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You may not have a full tank when you collect the vehicle, and you won't have to refill the gas before you bring the car back||You refill your tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll have to fill up before you go on a long trip|
What fuel policy do you recommend?
Many suppliers offer a range of fuel policies. However, the stand-out choice is usually full-to-full. You simply bring the car back with the same amount of fuel you got it with. Just be sure you make time to shop for the cheapest gas prices.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Newton?
Unlimited miles is a good option if you decide to do a little sightseeing or visit a lot of clients all over Newton. You can drive wherever you want and not incur additional charges. Review your rental agreement to see if there are mileage limitations.
Before you drive off
Make sure you go over a few things before you leave the lot on your Newton adventure. It's important to:
- Look over the car and be certain there is no damage or scratches. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
- Check the trunk to see if the spare is 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 wipers
- Get comfortable working the entertainment and GPS (if available). You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Newton rental car today
Use CarRentals.com to get yourself the best wheels Newton has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be driving between the highly-rated restaurants, world-famous landmarks, and all the terrific sites in Newton.