Car rentals in Otsu: All you need to know
You want a great car to get around Otsu whether you're going for a business or pleasure. Explore the famous sites around town and park in front of the popular restaurants in Otsu. We've answered the most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Otsu. Keep reading to discover the dos and don'ts of renting a car.
How do I get a great deal on a rental car in Otsu?
You're on your way to finding the best rate on your car rental with CarRentals.com. However, to get the most savings when you travel to Otsu you can do a few things. Make sure to:
- Compare vehicle pricing before you book
- Try to avoid pick-ups and drop-offs at airports, which typically cost more
- Know ahead of time the amount of mileage/fuel you may use
- Search and reserve in advance
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save on your Otsu rental car.
What rental companies have agencies in Otsu?
From global names like Avis and Sixt to budget-friendly brands like Fox and Budget, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the online reviews to help you figure out which meets your needs.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Otsu?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this city means you're certain to find an automobile that suits your needs. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Those looking for a little off-road adventure||Ford Edge, Jaguar F-Pace, or similar|
|Full Size||Planning a big trip with a large group of friends or family members||Infiniti Q50, Hyundai Sonata, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want to get the most mpg on their trip||Toyota Prius, Honda Civic, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Otsu?
Typically, to rent a car in Otsu you must be at least 21. But, you may find that there is an added charge if you are under the age of 25 or for higher category cars in particular. Go over the terms to find what the exact price will be before you reserve your rental.
Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Otsu?
Insurance is mandatory, wherever you're renting a car. That said, you could already be insured by your existing car or credit card policies. Keep in mind, your policies may not cover you 100%, and you'll need to add it to your booking for Otsu. Check in advance and, if it is required, you can conveniently include it at the CarRentals.com checkout.
What is the difference between all the fuel policies?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will have to search for an open gas station close to your car rental supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The gas tank will be full when you collect your vehicle. Use as much gas as you need and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off when you are done. If you refill the tank before you return your car, you won't be charged a refueling cost||You only need to replace the fuel you 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 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 pay for a full tank of gas and return the car with the tank empty. Some suppliers provide a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to verify with them beforehand||You won't have to search for a gas station before you return your car||You might pay a higher rate 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 collect the vehicle, and you won't have to fill the tank back up before you bring the car back||You fill the tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll have to fill up before you go on a long trip|
What fuel policy do you recommend?
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.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Otsu?
If you want to check out all that Otsu offers, you are going to need unlimited miles. You can drive as far as you'd like without worrying about additional charges. Review the fine print to make certain they are actually "unlimited."
Before you drive off
Before you begin on your Otsu trip, check out a few items prior to leaving the car rental lot. You should take time to:
- Check out the car and make sure there is no dents or scratches. If you notice any, write it down on your paperwork
- 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
- Get comfortable operating the entertainment and GPS (if available). It's best to limit any unneeded distractions when you are navigating a new area
Book your Otsu car rental today
Maybe you're traveling with your partner and kids, or carpooling with co-workers to and from the hotel to the conference center. Maybe you're traveling solo. No matter the situation, CarRentals.com has a car rental that can fit your needs and not break your wallet.