Car rentals in Oranjestad: All you need to know
An Oranjestad car rental gives you the opportunity to go where you want, when you want. You'll be able to explore all the sights, and even find out what the rest of the region has to offer. We've answered your most popular questions about car rentals in Oranjestad. Find out the dos and don'ts of booking a rental car.
Where do I find a bargain rental car in Oranjestad?
CarRentals.com always tries to get you the best rate. But, there are ways to get an even lower price on your upcoming booking. Make sure to:
- Take time to compare vehicle pricing
- Avoid airport pick-ups or drop-offs, which usually cost more
- Know ahead of time the amount of mileage/fuel you may use
- Search and reserve in advance
These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Oranjestad.
What rental companies have outlets in Oranjestad?
CarRentals.com has around 12 rental suppliers to decide from in Oranjestad. You'll find some of the best brands, like Thrifty. Scan through the online reviews to get an idea of which one meets your needs.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Oranjestad?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this city means you're bound to find an automobile that suits your needs. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Great for families who need a comfortable ride and to fit in all their luggage||Ford Edge, Jaguar F-Pace, or similar|
|Full Size||For big groups that want better fuel economy than an SUV||Chevrolet Impala, Toyota Camry, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those looking for a fuel-efficient vehicle||Honda Civic, Kia Optima, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Oranjestad?
Generally, the age limit for renting a car in Oranjestad is 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 terms to determine what the exact price will be before you book your rental.
Does Oranjestad require rental car insurance?
When driving around Oranjestad or the rest of country, you'll need insurance. Many suppliers require that you show proof of insurance before you pick up your automobile. Many countries require the driver to have insurance. You might be able to purchase additional insurance through the rental car dealer, if you know your insurance won't cover your rental during your trip.
The major credit cards (American Express, Visa, MasterCard, and Discover) will usually cover your car rental. But many of them have restrictions, such as not covering bigger vehicles like premium models or some SUVs. Make sure to call and find out exactly what your credit card will cover and how much before you head to Oranjestad.
What is the difference between all the fuel policies?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will have to search for an open gas station near the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank when you pick up your car. Use as much fuel as you like and top it off when you return your car at the rental office. Just make sure to refill the tank before you return the car to avoid a refueling cost||You only pay for the fuel you use. Used a quarter of a tank? Then you just fill it back up to full. You won't need to pay for any you didn't use. You can fill up at any station you want and you'll only be charged refueling fees if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You pay for a full tank of fuel upfront and bring the car back with the tank empty. Check with the supplier to see if they will refund you for any unused fuel||You won't need to find a fuel station near your rental drop-off location||You usually pay more for a tank upfront then you would going to a nearby gas station|
|Empty to empty||You will not have a full tank of fuel when you pick up the vehicle, and you won't need to refill the gas when you drop it back off||You fill the tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll need to find a gas station shortly after you get the car|
What fuel policy should I get?
We usually recommend that you choose the full-to-full policy. This policy simply means you bring your rental back to the full, and you're all set.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Oranjestad?
Unlimited miles is a great option if you decide to do some sightseeing or visit several business associates all over Oranjestad. You can drive wherever you want without incurring added charges. Go over your policy to find out if there are any restrictions.
Know before you go
Be sure you go over a few items prior to leaving the rental lot on your Oranjestad adventure. It's worth the time to:
- Inspect your vehicle and be certain there is no damage 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, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Get comfortable working the entertainment and GPS (if available). It's best to limit any unneeded distractions when you are driving around a new area
Book your Oranjestad car rental today
Use CarRentals.com to get yourself the best wheels Oranjestad has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be driving between the great restaurants, renowned landmarks, and all the must-see sites in Oranjestad.