Car rentals in Ridgefield: All you need to know
You need a great automobile to get around Ridgefield whether you're going for a business or pleasure. Explore the top sites around town and park in front of the best restaurants in Ridgefield. CarRentals.com has answered your most popular questions about car rentals in Ridgefield. Keep reading to find out which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
Where do I find a great deal on a rental car in Ridgefield?
CarRentals.com makes it a cinch to snag the cheapest rates. Simply type in your travel dates and go down the list of rental companies, choose the top rental locations, and find the best offers in Ridgefield. You can also:
- Read through the mileage policy to prevent any surprises
- Book your car rental as far in advance as you can
- Avoid airport pick-ups and drop-offs if possible; they tend to be more expensive
- Compare weekly and daily rates; you might save more if you rent the car for longer
Even a little knowledge can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental suppliers have retailers in Ridgefield?
From global names like National and Hertz to budget-friendly brands like Dollar and Thrifty, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Scan through the reviews to get an idea of which is best for you.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Ridgefield?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this New Jersey metropolis means you're certain to find an automobile that is perfect for you. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Best for families who want comfort and to fit in all their luggage||Ford Explorer, Hyundai Santa Fe, or similar|
|Full Size||Planning a big trip with a large group of friends or family members||Toyota Camry, Nissan Altima, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those looking for a fuel-efficient vehicle||Toyota Prius, Honda Civic, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Ridgefield?
Typically, the age limit for car rentals in Ridgefield is 21. However, there might be an added fee if you are under the age of 25 or for higher category vehicles. Read through the supplier's terms to find what any additional charges will be before you book your vehicle.
Does Ridgefield require rental car insurance?
Most countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to purchase temporary coverage with the rental car supplier. Otherwise, as a U.S. citizen, you can also add on Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com at checkout. Many major card issuers, like MasterCard or Visa, provide some coverage; but, there may be restrictions. For example, you may not be covered if you book a luxury or larger vehicle. Make sure to check rental car company's policy before you decide.
Are there different 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 find an open gas station near the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank when you get 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. 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. If you only use half of a tank, it's only necessary refill half of a tank, and therefore avoid paying for fuel you don't need. You can shop around for the cheapest prices and you'll only pay service fees 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 the tank empty. Many suppliers offer a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to verify with them beforehand||There will be no need to go searching for a gas station before you bring back the car||You usually pay more for a tank upfront then you would going to a nearby gas station|
|Empty to empty||You won't have a full tank when you collect the vehicle, and you won't need to fill the tank back up before you bring the car back||You refill your tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll need to find a gas station as soon as you get the car|
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
We usually recommend that you choose 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 plan to check out all that Ridgefield and maybe even the rest of New Jersey offers, you are going to need unlimited miles. You can drive as far as you'd like without worrying about additional charges. Review the fine print to make sure your mileage is truly "unlimited."
Before you drive off
Before you get going on your Ridgefield adventure, check out a few items prior to leaving the lot. It's worth the time to:
- Look over your vehicle 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
- Check the trunk to see if the spare is properly 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
- Get comfortable working the radio or entertainment features. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Ridgefield 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 vehicle that can suit your requirements and not deplete your travel fund.