Car rentals in Plymouth: All you need to know
You want a great vehicle to take you around Plymouth whether you're traveling for a business or pleasure. See the famous sites around town and pull up in front of the best restaurants in Plymouth. CarRentals.com has answered your most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Plymouth. Read on to see which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
How can I get a great deal on a car rental in Plymouth?
CarRentals.com always strives to get you the best price. However, there are a more ways to increase your savings. Be sure to:
- Take time to compare vehicle pricing
- Avoid airport pick-ups and drop-offs, which can cost more
- Know ahead of time how much fuel/mileage you may use
- Search and book as far in advance as you can
Even a little knowledge can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental companies have outlets in Plymouth?
From budget-friendly brands like Budget and Thrifty to global names like Hertz and Sixt, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the online reviews to help you figure out which is best for you.
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 a bit of trouble picking the right car, make sure to read over our table below. We've compared the most popular vehicle categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||To take on any kind of terrain and enjoy great views||BMW X3, Ford Edge, or similar|
|Full Size||If you plan on doing plenty of sightseeing and want a comfortable ride||Toyota Camry, Nissan Altima, or similar|
|Economy or Compact Car||For those looking to save the most on their trip||Toyota Yaris, Nissan Versa, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Plymouth?
Usually, the age limit for renting a car in Plymouth is 21. However, you may find that there is an additional charge if you are under 25 or for higher category rentals. Go through the terms to find what any additional fees will be before you rent your car.
Does Plymouth require rental car insurance?
Insurance is always required, wherever you're renting a car. With that said, you might already be covered by your credit card or car policies. Keep in mind, your policies may not provide 100% coverage, and you'll need to add it on to your booking. Look into it before you book and, if it is necessary, you can just add it at checkout.
Are there different fuel policies?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will have to find an open gas station near your car rental supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank when you collect your vehicle. Use as much petrol as you like and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off. If you refill the tank before you return your car, you won't be charged a refueling cost||You only refill the amount of fuel that you've used. Used a half of a tank? Then you just fill it back up to full. You won't need to pay for any you didn't use. You can fill up at any station you want and you'll only be charged refueling fees or service charges if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You pay for a full tank of gas when you pick the car up and bring the car back with the tank empty. Many providers provide a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to check with them beforehand||You won't have to find 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 won't have a full tank when you collect the vehicle, and you don't have to fill the tank back up when you bring the car back||You refill your tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll need to locate a gas station as soon as you get the car|
What fuel policy do you recommend?
At CarRentals.com, we recommend a full to full policy. You pick up your rental with a full tank, and you will want to return it with a full tank of gas. If you want to keep your expenses lower, it is best to find a gas station before you return the car.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Plymouth?
If you want to check out all that Plymouth and maybe even the rest of Ohio offers, you're going to need unlimited miles. You can drive as far as you'd like without worrying about additional charges. Review the fine print to be certain they are truly "unlimited."
Before you drive off
Before you begin on your Plymouth vacation, check a few things prior to leaving the car rental lot. You should take time to:
- Check out the car 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 properly inflated and both the lug wrench and jack are there
- Get familiar with the controls of your car. Adjust the mirrors and seats to your liking, and figure out how to turn on the lights and wipers
- Get comfortable working the radio or entertainment features. It's best to limit any unneeded distractions when you are driving around a new city
Book your Plymouth car rental today
Use CarRentals.com to get yourself the best wheels Plymouth has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be cruising between the well-known restaurants, world-famous landmarks, and all the marvelous sites in Plymouth.