Car rentals in North Westchester: All you need to know
A North Westchester car rental gives you the opportunity to go where you want, when you want. You can check out all the sights, and even find out what the rest of Connecticut has to offer. CarRentals.com has answered the most popular questions about renting a car in North Westchester. Find out how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
Where do I find a great deal on a car rental in North Westchester?
CarRentals.com makes it a cinch to book the best deals. Simply enter your travel dates and go down the variety of car rental suppliers, pick the top rental locations, and find the most wallet-friendly offers in North Westchester. You can also:
- Read through the mileage policy to avoid any surprise fees
- Reserve your rental as far ahead of time as you can
- Avoid airport pick-ups; they commonly are pricier
- Compare daily and weekly rates; you might save more if you rent the car for longer
Even a little rental car know-how can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental suppliers have outlets in North Westchester?
From global names like National and Hertz to budget-friendly brands like Budget and Thrifty, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the reviews to help you figure out which one meets your needs.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in North Westchester?
That depends on your needs and what activities you want to do in North Westchester. If you're having difficulty deciding, make sure to look over our table below. We've compared the most popular vehicle categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury||When you need the best||Cadillac XTS, Infiniti Q50, or similar|
|Minivan||If you plan on doing a lot of exploring and want a comfortable ride||Chrysler Town & Country, Dodge Grand Caravan, or similar|
|Compact Car||Great for maneuvering in big cities||Ford Fiesta, Chevrolet Spark, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in North Westchester?
Typically, to rent a car in North Westchester you must be at least 21—the same as it is across the rest of the United States of America. Additionally, many suppliers charge an extra fee if you are under 25. Be sure to read over the rental agreement to find what the total will be before you book your car.
Is insurance required to rent a car in North Westchester?
Most countries require the driver to have insurance. You might be able to buy additional insurance through rental car supplier for your trip, if you know your insurance won't cover your rental. Otherwise, as a United States citizen, you can also book Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout. Many major card issuers, like MasterCard or Discover, provide some coverage; but, there are usually restrictions. For example, they may not cover your rental car if you get a luxury or larger vehicle. Check the policy before you decide.
What is the fuel policy for North Westchester rental cars?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will have to find an open gas station close to the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The tank will be full when you get your automobile. You can use as much fuel as you wish and top it off when you return your car. If you refill the tank before you return your car, you won't be charged a refueling cost||You only pay for the fuel you use. Used a quarter of a tank? Simply 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 service charges if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll get the car with a full tank and return the car with an empty tank. Check with the supplier 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||You might pay more for the tank than you would filling up at a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You will not have a full tank of fuel when you pick up your vehicle, and you don't need to refill the gas when you drop it back off||You fill the tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll have to get some gas before you do any serious driving|
What fuel policy should I get?
We usually recommend that customers choose 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?
Unlimited mileage is a good option for travelers who don't want to worry about watching the odometer their whole trip. Just make sure that your policy really provides unlimited miles. Check the details on mileage limits before you book.
Tips before you leave the lot
Be sure you go over a few items before you leave the lot. You should:
- Inspect the vehicle and make sure there is no damage or scratches. If you notice any, write it down on the paperwork
- Inspect the trunk to see if the spare is inflated and the necessary tools to change it 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 windshield wipers
- Get comfortable operating the radio or entertainment features. It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are driving around a new area
Book your North Westchester 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 rental car that can fit your needs and not deplete your travel piggy bank.