Car rentals in Pinewood: All you need to know
You need a great vehicle to take you around Pinewood whether you're traveling for a business or pleasure. Check out the famous sites around town and pull up in front of the popular restaurants in Pinewood. We've gathered the most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Pinewood. Read on to see how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
Where do I find a great deal on a car rental in Pinewood?
CarRentals.com makes it a cinch to book budget-friendly rates. Just enter your travel dates and scroll through the variety of rental suppliers, pick the top rental locations, and find the cheapest packages Pinewood has to offer. You can also:
- Take time to compare vehicle pricing
- Try to avoid pick-ups or drop-offs at airports, which usually are more expensive
- Determine 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 Pinewood rental car.
What rental suppliers have retailers in Pinewood?
From budget-friendly brands like Dollar and Thrifty to global names like Enterprise and Hertz, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the online reviews to get an idea of which meets your needs.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Pinewood?
That depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit Pinewood. If you're having trouble choosing, make sure to look over the chart below. We've compared the most popular types of vehicles for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Those looking for a little off-road excitement||Ford Edge, Kia Sorento, Jaguar F-Pace, or similar|
|Full Size||For big groups that want better fuel economy than an SUV||Infiniti Q50, Hyundai Sonata, or similar|
|Economy Car||Couple or two friends who plan on doing a little sightseeing||Ford Fiesta, Chevrolet Spark, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Pinewood?
Usually, to rent a car in Pinewood 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 go over the rental agreement to discover what the exact charge is before you rent your car.
Does Pinewood require rental car insurance?
Insurance is always needed, no matter where 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 Pinewood. Check in advance and, if it's required, you can easily add it at checkout.
What are the different fuel policies?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will need to find an open gas station near the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The gas tank will be full when you pick up your car. You can use as much fuel as you need and top it off when you return your car at the end of your rental period. If you refill the tank before you return your car, you won't be charged a refueling cost||You only pay for the fuel you use. If you only use half of a tank, you'll only have to refill half of a tank, and therefore avoid paying for any you don't need. You can fill up at any station you want 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 pay for a full tank of fuel 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 have to find for a gas station before you bring back the car||You might pay more for the tank than you would filling up at a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You won't have a full tank when you pick up your vehicle, and you won't have to refill the gas when you bring the car back||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 do you recommend?
Many suppliers offer a range 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 Pinewood.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
Unlimited mileage is a good choice for travelers who don't want to worry about watching the odometer their whole trip. You will just need to make sure there's nothing else in the small print that could add in extra costs.
Know before you go
Be sure you check a few things before you leave the rental lot on your Pinewood adventure. It's important to:
- Look over the vehicle and make sure there is no dents or scratches. If you notice any, write it down on the paperwork
- Make you have a properly inflated spare tire, lug wrench, and jack in the trunk
- Get familiar with the controls of your car. Adjust the mirrors and seats, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Figure out how to work the entertainment and GPS (if available). It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are driving around a new city
Book your Pinewood car rental today
Use CarRentals.com to get the best wheels Pinewood has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be driving between the highly-rated restaurants, world-famous landmarks, and all the must-see sites in Pinewood.