Car rentals in North Arlington: All you need to know
A North Arlington car rental gives you the opportunity to go where you want, when you want. You can explore all the sights, and even see what the rest of New Jersey has to offer. CarRentals.com has answered the most frequently asked questions about car rentals in North Arlington. Read on to see which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
How do I find a bargain rental car in North Arlington?
CarRentals.com makes it easy to snag the cheapest deals. Simply type in your travel dates and go down the list of rental suppliers, choose the top rental locations, and find the best offers in North Arlington. You should also:
- Compare vehicle pricing before you book
- Try to avoid pick-ups or drop-offs at airports, which can be more expensive
- Determine ahead of time how much mileage/fuel you may use
- Search and book as far in advance as you can
Even a little knowledge can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental companies have outlets in North Arlington?
From global names like Avis and Sixt to budget-friendly brands like Budget and Thrifty, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Scan through the online reviews to help you figure out which one is best for you.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to North Arlington?
That depends on your needs and what activities you want to do in North Arlington. If you're having a bit of trouble deciding, make sure to look over the chart below. We have compared the most popular vehicle categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Best for families who need a comfortable ride and have safety as a top priority||BMW X3, Ford Edge, or similar|
|Full Size||If you plan on doing a lot of touring and want a comfortable ride||Infiniti Q50, Hyundai Sonata, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those looking for a fuel-efficient vehicle||Toyota Prius, Honda Civic, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in North Arlington?
Usually, the age limit for car rentals in North Arlington is 21. Please note, you may find that there is an added fee if you are under 25 or for higher category vehicles in particular. Go through the supplier's terms to find what any additional charges will be before you book your rental.
Will I need insurance to get a car rental in North Arlington?
Insurance is always needed, no matter where you're renting a car. That said, your current car insurance may cover you. Additionally, if you pay for the rental in full using your credit card, the card's benefits may also insure you. Keep in mind, those policies might not totally cover your rental, and you'll need to add it to your booking for North Arlington. Check ahead of time and, if it's needed, you can conveniently include it at checkout.
What is the fuel policy for North Arlington rental cars?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will need to search for an open gas station close to the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank when you get your automobile. Use as much gas as you wish and top it off when you return your car at the rental dealer. Just make sure to refill the tank before you return the car to avoid a refueling cost||You only refill the amount of fuel that you've 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 shop around for the cheapest 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. Some providers provide a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to confirm with them beforehand||You won't have to find for a gas station before you bring back the car||You usually pay a more expensive rate for a tank upfront then you would going to a nearby gas station|
|Empty to empty||You won't have a full tank when you pick up the vehicle, and you won't need to fill the tank back up before you bring the car back||You refill your tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll need to find a gas station shortly after you collect the car|
What fuel policy should I get?
Many rental car suppliers offer a range of fuel policies. However, the stand-out winner 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 North Arlington.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
If you want to explore all that North Arlington and maybe even the rest of New Jersey offers, you are going to need unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over North Arlington. Go over the fine print to be sure they are truly "unlimited."
Before you leave the lot
Before you get started on your North Arlington trip, make sure you check out a few items before you leave the rental lot. You should take time to:
- Look over your car and make sure there is no dents or scrapes. 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 inflated and both the lug wrench and jack 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 operating the radio or entertainment features. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your North Arlington rental car today
Use CarRentals.com to get yourself the best wheels North Arlington has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be cruising between the highly-rated restaurants, renowned landmarks, and all the marvelous sites in North Arlington.