Car rentals in Parsonsfield: All you need to know
You need a great car to take you around Parsonsfield whether you're going for a business or pleasure. Check out the top sites around town and park in front of the popular restaurants in Parsonsfield. CarRentals.com has collected your most popular questions about car rentals in Parsonsfield. Read on to see how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
How do I find a great deal on a car rental in Parsonsfield?
You are well on your way to locating the best rate on your car rental with CarRentals.com. However, you can remember a couple things to keep your next rental affordable. Be sure to:
- Read through the mileage policy to steer clear of any surprise expenses
- Reserve your rental as far ahead of time as possible
- Avoid airport pick-ups; they normally are more expensive
- Compare weekly and daily rates; you might save more with a longer rental
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save on your Parsonsfield rental car.
What rental suppliers have agencies in Parsonsfield?
From global names like Advantage and Hertz to budget-friendly brands like Budget and Thrifty, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the online reviews to help you figure out which one is best for you.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Parsonsfield?
That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what activities you want to do in Parsonsfield. If you're having trouble picking the right car, be sure to look over the table below. We have compared the most popular categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Groups or Families looking for adventure in the Maine back-country||BMW X3, Ford Edge, or similar|
|Full Size||For trips where everyone needs room their luggage||Hyundai Sonata, Ford Fusion, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want a quiet and comfortable ride||Honda Civic, Kia Optima, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Parsonsfield?
Normally, the age limit for renting a car in Parsonsfield is 21—the same as it is across the rest of the United States of America. However, you might need to pay a surcharge if you're under 25. Be sure to read the rental agreement to determine any additional charges will be before you book your car.
Does Parsonsfield require rental car insurance?
Almost all countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to buy additional insurance through rental car company for your trip, if you know your insurance won't cover your rental. Otherwise, as a U.S. citizen, you can also book Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout. Many credit cards (American Express, Visa, MasterCard, and Discover) will cover your car rental. However, there may be limitations, such as not covering large automobiles such as premium models or some SUVs. It is best to find out exactly what your credit card will cover and how much before you head to Parsonsfield.
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 find an open gas station close to your car rental supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The tank will be full when you pick up your automobile. Use as much gas as you wish and top it off when you return your car when you are done. Just make sure to refill the tank before you return the car to avoid a refueling cost||You only need to replace the fuel you used. If you only use half of a tank, you'll only need to refill half of a tank, and therefore avoid paying for fuel you don't need. You won't pay more than local fuel prices and you'll only be charged refueling fees or service charges if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll pick up the car with a full tank of gas and return the car with an empty tank. Many rental car companies provide a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to verify with them beforehand||You won't need to find a gas station near your rental drop-off location||You usually pay more for a tank upfront then going to a local station|
|Empty to empty||You will not have a full tank of fuel when you pick up the vehicle, and you don't need to fill the tank back up before you drop it back off||You refill your tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll need to locate a gas station shortly after you collect the car|
What fuel policy should I get?
Many rental car 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 Parsonsfield.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
If you plan to check out all that Parsonsfield and maybe even the rest of Maine offers, you are going to want unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Parsonsfield. Review the fine print to be sure they are actually "unlimited."
Before you drive off
Before you begin on your Parsonsfield adventure, make sure you check a few items before you leave the lot. You should take time to:
- Walk around the car and be sure there is no dents or scratches. 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). You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Parsonsfield 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. CarRentals.com has the ideal car rental that can suit your needs and not break your wallet.