Car rentals in Plymouth: All you need to know
A Plymouth car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You'll be able to check out all the sights, and even see what the rest of Massachusetts has to offer. CarRentals.com has gathered your most popular questions about car rentals in Plymouth. Keep reading to discover how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
Where do I find a bargain car rental in Plymouth?
CarRentals.com makes it easy to get budget-friendly deals. Simply type in your travel dates and go through the list of rental companies, pick the top rental locations, and find the cheapest packages Plymouth has to offer. You can also:
- Read the mileage policy to steer clear of any surprise expenses
- Book your car rental as far ahead of time as possible
- Avoid airport pick-ups or drop-offs if possible; they tend to be 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 Plymouth rental car.
What rental suppliers have agencies in Plymouth?
From global names like National and Enterprise to budget-friendly brands like Payless and Fox, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the online reviews to get an idea of which is best for your next trip.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Plymouth?
That depends on your needs and what activities you want to do in Plymouth. If you're having trouble choosing, be sure to go over our table below. We've compared the most popular types of cars 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||Ford Explorer, Hyundai Santa Fe, or similar|
|Full Size||Families with suitcases and a need for space||Infiniti Q50, Hyundai Sonata, or similar|
|Compact Car||When saving money is a top priority||Chevrolet Spark, Vauxhall Corsa, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Plymouth?
Typically, the age limit for renting a car in Plymouth is 21. Please note, you may find that there is an additional charge if you're under the age of 25 or for larger or higher category cars. Go over the supplier's terms to find what any additional fees is before you book your vehicle.
Do I need insurance to rent a car in Plymouth?
When driving in Plymouth or the rest of the U.S. of A., you'll need insurance. Almost every supplier requires that you show proof of insurance before you pick up your vehicle. Almost all countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to buy additional insurance through the rental car dealer for your trip, if you are concerned your insurance won't cover your rental during your trip. Moreover, as a United States citizen, you can also add on Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com during checkout.
The major credit cards (American Express, Visa, MasterCard, and Discover) will generally offer coverage. But many of them have restrictions, like not covering large vehicles like premium models or some SUVs. It is best to call and find out what kind of coverage is offered before you head to Plymouth.
What is the difference between all the fuel policies?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will need to search for an open gas station near your car rental supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||There will be a full tank of gas when you get your vehicle. You can use as much fuel as you like and top it off when you return your car. 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 won't pay more than local fuel prices and you'll only pay 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 and return the car with the tank empty. Many providers offer a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to confirm with them beforehand||There will be no need to go searching for a gas station before you bring back the car||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 pick up your vehicle, and you won't need to refill the gas when you bring the car back||You refill your tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll have to get some gas before you go on a long trip|
What fuel policy should I get?
Many suppliers offer a variety of fuel policies. However, full-to-full is our stand-out winner. You simply bring the car back with the same amount of fuel you got it with. .
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Plymouth?
Unlimited miles is a good choice if you plan to do a little sightseeing or visit a lot of clients all over Plymouth. You can drive as much as you want and not incur additional charges. Make sure to read your policy to find out if there are mileage restrictions.
Before you leave the lot
Make sure you check out a few items before you leave the lot. It's important to:
- Look over the car and determine if there is any dents or scrapes. If you notice any, mark it down on the 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
- Figure out how to work the navigation and entertainment. It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are navigating a new region
Book your Plymouth rental car today
Use CarRentals.com to get the best wheels Plymouth has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be going between the highly-rated restaurants, renowned landmarks, and all the amazing sites in Plymouth.