Car rentals in Princeton: All you need to know
A Princeton car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You can check out all the sights, and even see what else the rest of Newfoundland and Labrador has to offer. We've gathered the most popular questions about car rentals in Princeton. Find out how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
How can I find a bargain rental car in Princeton?
CarRentals.com makes it easy to get budget-friendly rates. Just enter your travel dates and go down the variety of rental suppliers, select the top rental locations, and find the most wallet-friendly packages Princeton has to offer. You should also:
- Compare the prices of vehicles
- Avoid pick-ups or drop-offs at airports, which can cost more
- Know ahead of time how much fuel/mileage you may use
- Search and reserve as far in advance as you can
These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Princeton.
What rental suppliers have outlets in Princeton?
From global names like Ace and Enterprise to budget-friendly brands like Payless and Fox, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the reviews to help you figure out which one meets your needs.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Princeton?
That all depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit Princeton. If you're having trouble deciding, make sure to read over our chart below. We have compared the most popular types of cars for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury||Business travelers who want a little luxury as they cruise Princeton||Audi A4, Cadillac XTS, or similar|
|SUV or Minivan||Family trips where you need the extra room||Dodge Grand Caravan, Nissan Quest, or similar|
|Economy Car||For those looking to save the most on their trip||Ford Fiesta, Chevrolet Spark, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Princeton?
Usually, to rent a car in Princeton you must be at least 21. But, you may find that there is an additional charge if you're under the age of 25 or for higher category vehicles. Go through the supplier's terms to figure out what any additional fees will be before you rent your vehicle.
Do I need insurance to rent a car in Princeton?
Most countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to buy interim insurance with the rental car company.Several credit card issuers (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover) will offer coverage. However, there may be limitations, like not covering bigger vehicles such as trucks or SUVs. Make sure to call and find out what kind of coverage is offered before you head to Princeton.
What are the different fuel policies?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will need to find a gas station close to the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The gas tank will be full when you get your car. You can use as much fuel as you need 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. 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 pay service charges if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll get the car with a full tank of fuel and return the car with an empty tank. Many providers offer a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to verify 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 your vehicle, and you won't have to fill the tank back up before you drop it back off||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 collect the car|
What fuel policy do you recommend?
We usually recommend that you opt for the full-to-full policy. This policy is the most straightforward, and you simply top off the tank before you bring it back.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
If you want to see all that Princeton offers, you're going to need unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Princeton. Go over the fine print to be sure your mileage is truly "unlimited."
Before you drive off
Be sure you go over a few items before you leave the car rental lot. It's worth the time to:
- Check out your vehicle and make certain there is no damage or scrapes. If you notice any, mark it down on your paperwork
- Inspect the trunk to see if the spare is inflated and the necessary tools to change it are there
- Familiarize yourself with the car. Adjust the mirrors and seats, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Figure out how to work the radio or entertainment features. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Princeton car rental today
When you reserve with CarRentals.com, you know you can depend on a grand set of wheels that will result in more extra cash in the bank. Book today to cash in on cheap deals on your ideal Princeton rental car. We'll see you out here.