Car rentals in Northern Harbour: All you need to know
You need a great car to take you around Northern Harbour whether you're going for a business trip or a vacation. Check out the top sites around town and park in front of the popular restaurants in Northern Harbour. We've answered the most popular questions about car rentals in Northern Harbour. Find out the dos and don'ts of car rentals.
Where do I get a bargain rental car in Northern Harbour?
CarRentals.com always tries to get you the best rate. But, you can do a few things to keep your next rental affordable. Make sure to:
- Read through the mileage policy to steer clear of any surprise expenses
- Book your car rental as far in advance as you can
- Avoid airport pick-ups and drop-offs if possible; they usually are more expensive
- Compare weekly and daily rates; you might save more if you rent the car for longer
Even a little knowledge can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental companies have retailers in Northern Harbour?
From global names like National and Enterprise to budget-friendly brands like Thrifty and Budget, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the reviews to get an idea of which one is best for your next trip.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Northern Harbour?
That all depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit Northern Harbour. If you're having trouble picking the right car, be sure to read over the chart below. We have compared the most popular types of vehicles for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Best for families who need a comfortable ride and to fit in all their luggage||BMW X3, Ford Explorer, or similar|
|Full Size||For trips where everyone needs room their suitcases||Toyota Camry, Nissan Altima, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those looking for a fuel-efficient vehicle||BMW i3, Toyota Prius, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Northern Harbour?
Generally, to rent a car in Northern Harbour you must be at least 21—the same as it is across most of the country. If you are under 25, you might also need to pay a surcharge. Be sure to read over the rental agreement to determine any additional charges is before you book your rental.
Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Northern Harbour?
Most countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to pay for temporary insurance with the rental car company.Several credit cards (Discover, American Express, Visa, and MasterCard) will cover your car rental. However, many of them have restrictions, like not covering large automobiles like trucks or SUVs. Be sure to call and find out what kind of coverage is offered before you travel to Northern Harbour.
What is the fuel policy for Northern Harbour rental cars?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will need to search for a gas station near the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||There will be a full tank of gas when you get your car. You can use as much fuel as you want and top it off when you return your car at the rental dealer. 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. If you only use half of a tank, it's only necessary refill half of a tank, and therefore avoid paying for fuel you don't need. You can fill up at any station you want and you'll only pay service charges 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. Several rental car companies offer a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to verify with them beforehand||There will be no need to go searching for a gas station before you bring back the car||You usually pay more 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 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 won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll have to get some gas before you go on a long trip|
What fuel policy should I get?
We advise a full to full policy. You receive the vehicle with a full tank, and you should return it filled up. If you want to keep your expenses lower, it is best to find a gas station before you bring the car back.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Northern Harbour?
Unlimited miles is a good option if you decide to do some sightseeing or visit several clients all over Northern Harbour. You can cruise as much as you like and not incur added charges. Go over your policy to discover if there are any limitations.
Before you drive off
Before you begin on your Northern Harbour trip, check out a few items before you leave the car rental lot. It's worth the time to:
- Look over your vehicle and be sure there is no dents or scrapes. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
- Make you have a properly inflated spare tire, lug wrench, and jack in the trunk
- Familiarize yourself with the car. Adjust the mirrors and seats to your liking, and figure out how to turn on the lights and wipers
- Figure out how to work the entertainment and GPS (if available). It's best to limit any unneeded distractions when you are driving around a new area
Book your Northern Harbour car rental today
When you book with CarRentals.com, you know you can depend on a great ride that will result in more money to spare. Cash in on cheap deals on your impeccable Northern Harbour car rental when you book with us. See you on the road.