Car rentals in Parsippany: All you need to know
A Parsippany car rental gives you the opportunity to go where you want, when you want. You can explore all the sights, and even find out what the rest of New Jersey has to offer. We've gathered your most popular questions about car rentals in Parsippany. Find out which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
Where can I get a great deal on a car rental in Parsippany?
CarRentals.com makes it a breeze to book budget-friendly rates. Just enter your travel dates and scroll through the list of car rental suppliers, pick the top rental locations, and find the cheapest offers in Parsippany. You can also:
- Compare weekly and daily rates from all the different suppliers
- Book as far in advance as possible. You'll usually save more and get the car of your choice
- Learn about any cost for fuel policy, additional drivers, and mileage limits. This way you can make sure you know the true cost before you rent
- Decide the car you'll need for your drive. Don't get more car than you need
These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Parsippany.
What rental companies have outlets in Parsippany?
We have around a half-dozen car rental providers to pick from in Parsippany. You'll find some of the best providers, like Avis. Look through the reviews to help you figure out which one is best for your next trip.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Parsippany?
That depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit Parsippany. If you're having a bit of trouble picking the right car, be sure to read over our chart below. We've compared the most popular categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Great for families or groups who need a comfortable ride and have safety as a top priority||BMW X3, Ford Edge, or similar|
|Full Size||Need extra room and comfort, but with better handling and gas mileage than an SUV||Chevrolet Impala, Toyota Camry, or similar|
|Economy Car||Couple or two friends heading to the beach and back||Fiat 500, Nissan Versa Note, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Parsippany?
Generally, to rent a car in Parsippany you must be at least 21—the same as it is across the rest of the USA. If you are under 25, you might also need to pay a surcharge. Be sure to read the supplier's terms to determine any additional charges is before you book your vehicle.
Does Parsippany require rental car insurance?
Almost all countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to purchase interim coverage with the rental car supplier. Otherwise, as a U.S. citizen, you can also book Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout. Many major card issuers, like MasterCard or Visa, provide some coverage; however, there may be restrictions. For example, they may not cover your rental car if you reserve a luxury or larger vehicle. Check the policy before you decide.
Are there different fuel policies?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will have to search for a 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 collect your car. Use as much fuel as you wish and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off. 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 half of a tank? Simply fill it back up to full. You won't need to pay for any gas you didn't use. You can fill up at any station you want and you'll only pay service charges if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll pick up the car with a full tank and return the car with the tank empty. Ask the provider to see if they will refund you for any unused fuel||You won't need to find a gas station near your rental drop-off location||The supplier usually charges a higher rate for the fuel than a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You will not have a full tank of fuel when you collect the vehicle, and you don't have to refill the gas when you bring the car back||You refill your tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll need to locate a gas station as soon as you get the car|
What fuel policy should I get?
Many suppliers offer a variety of fuel policies. However, the stand-out choice 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 Parsippany.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Parsippany?
If you wish to explore all that Parsippany and maybe even the rest of New Jersey offers, you're going to want unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Parsippany. Go over the fine print to be sure they are actually "unlimited."
Know before you go
Before you begin on your Parsippany vacation, be sure you check out a few items before you leave the rental lot. It's important to:
- Walk around your vehicle and determine if there is any damage or scratches. 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 the jack and lung wrench are there
- 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 driving around a new area
Book your Parsippany rental car today
Use CarRentals.com to get yourself the best wheels Parsippany has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be driving between the well-known restaurants, famous landmarks, and all the fantastic sites in Parsippany.