Car rentals in Newtown Square: All you need to know
A Newtown Square car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You can check out all the sights, and even see what the rest of Pennsylvania has to offer. CarRentals.com has collected your most popular questions about renting a car in Newtown Square. Read on to find out the dos and don'ts of booking a rental car.
How can I find a great deal on a car rental in Newtown Square?
CarRentals.com makes it easy to grab budget-friendly rates. Simply enter your travel dates and go through the list of car rental companies, select the top rental locations, and find the cheapest packages Newtown Square has to offer. You can also:
- Read through the mileage policy to prevent any surprise expenses
- Reserve your rental car as far in advance as possible
- Avoid airport pick-ups; they tend to be more expensive
- Compare weekly and daily rates; you might save more with a longer rental
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save big on your Newtown Square rental car.
What rental suppliers have outlets in Newtown Square?
From global names like Hertz and Enterprise to budget-friendly brands like Fox and Budget, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the online reviews to help you figure out which one is best for you.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Newtown Square?
That all depends on your needs and what activities you want to do in Newtown Square. If you're having a little trouble choosing, be sure to read over our chart below. We have compared the most popular categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury||When you need the best||Infiniti, Audi, or similar|
|SUV||Family getaways where you need additional room||Hyundai Santa Fe, Nissan Quest, or similar|
|Economy Car||When saving money and good gas mileage are your top priorities||Fiat 500, Nissan Versa Note, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Newtown Square?
Typically, the age limit for renting a car in Newtown Square is 21. Please note, there might be an additional charge if you're under the age of 25 or for larger or higher category vehicles. Read over the supplier's terms to figure out what the exact charge will be before you reserve your rental.
Does Newtown Square require rental car insurance?
Insurance is always needed, wherever you're renting a car. However, your current car insurance may cover you. Additionally, if you pay for the rental in full using your credit card, the card's policy may also insure you. Keep in mind, these policies might not totally cover your rental, and you'll have to add it to your booking for Newtown Square. Check in advance and, if it's required, you can conveniently add it at checkout.
What are the different fuel policies?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will need to find an open 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. Use as much fuel as you need and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the rental office. If you refill the tank before you return your car, you won't be charged a refueling cost||You only refill the amount of fuel that you've 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 can fill up at any station you want and you'll only pay service fees 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. Ask the provider to see if they'll refund you for any unused fuel||There will be no need to go searching for a gas station before you return your car||You usually pay more for a tank upfront then you would going to a nearby gas station|
|Empty to empty||You may not 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 can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll have to fill up before you do any serious driving|
What fuel policy should I get?
At CarRentals.com, we suggest a full tank policy. You receive the vehicle with a full tank. However, if you return the rental with less than the amount you received it with, most companies will charge a premium to top it back off. To avoid any added expenses, find a filling station before returning the vehicle.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
If you wish to check out all that Newtown Square and maybe even the rest of Pennsylvania offers, you're going to want unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Newtown Square. Review the fine print to be certain your mileage is actually "unlimited."
Before you leave the lot
Make sure you check a few things prior to leaving the lot on your Newtown Square adventure. You should:
- Look over the vehicle and be certain there is no dents or scratches. 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 jack and lung wrench are there
- Get familiar with the controls of your car. Adjust the mirrors and seats, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Get comfortable working the radio or entertainment features. It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are navigating a new area
Book your Newtown Square car rental 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. No matter the situation, CarRentals.com has a car that can fit your needs and not break your wallet.