Car rentals in Riva Del Garda: All you need to know
A Riva Del Garda car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You can check out all the sights, and even find out what the rest of the region has to offer. CarRentals.com has gathered your most popular questions about renting a car in Riva Del Garda. Read on to see the dos and don'ts of car rentals.
How do I find a great deal on a rental car in Riva Del Garda?
CarRentals.com always tries to get you the best deal. However, there are ways to get an even cheaper price on your upcoming booking. You can:
- Check the mileage policy to avoid any surprise expenses
- Reserve your car rental as far ahead of time as you can
- Avoid airport pick-ups and drop-offs if possible; they normally are pricier
- Compare daily and weekly rates; you may 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 outlets in Riva Del Garda?
From global names like Enterprise and Hertz to budget-friendly brands like Dollar and Thrifty, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the online reviews to help you figure out which one is best for your next trip.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Riva Del Garda?
That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what activities you want to do in Riva Del Garda. If you're having difficulty picking the right car, make sure to go over our chart below. We have compared the most popular categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury or Premium-class||If you really want to treat yourself on your trip to Riva Del Garda||Cadillac XTS, Camaro, or similar|
|SUV or Minivan||Family vacations where you need additional room||Dodge Grand Caravan, Nissan Quest, or similar|
|Economy Car||Great for maneuvering around busy cities||Chevrolet Spark, Vauxhall Corsa, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Riva Del Garda?
Normally, to rent a car in Riva Del Garda you must be at least 21—the same as it is across the rest of the country. However, you might need to pay a surcharge if you're under 25. Be sure to read the rental agreement to discover what the total is before you reserve your rental.
Is insurance required to rent a car in Riva Del Garda?
When cruising through Riva Del Garda or the rest of Italy, you'll need insurance. Many suppliers need proof of insurance before you rent a car. Most countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to pay for interim insurance through the rental agency.
Although many major card issuers, like MasterCard or Discover, offer some coverage, there are usually restrictions. For instance, they may not cover your rental car if you reserve a luxury or larger vehicle. Make sure to check your rental car company's policy before you decide.
What is the fuel policy for Riva Del Garda rental cars?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will have to search for an open gas station close to your car rental supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||There will be a full tank of gas when you collect your car. Use as much petrol as you like and top it off when you return your car at the end. 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 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 upfront and bring the car back with the tank empty. Check with the rental car provider to see if they will refund you for any unused fuel||There will be no need to go searching for a gas station before you drop-off your car||You usually pay a more expensive rate 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 don't have to fill the tank back up before you bring the car back||You fill the tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll need to locate a gas station shortly after you get the car|
What fuel policy should I get?
We usually suggest that customers 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?
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
Make sure you check a few things before you leave the car rental lot on your Riva Del Garda adventure. It's important to:
- Look over your car and be certain there is no damage or scrapes. 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 inflated and the jack and lung wrench are there
- Get familiar with the controls of your car. Adjust the mirrors and seats, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Get comfortable operating the navigation and entertainment. It's best to limit any unneeded distractions when you are navigating a new area
Book your Riva Del Garda rental car today
Use CarRentals.com to get the best wheels Riva Del Garda has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be cruising between the well-known restaurants, renowned landmarks, and all the marvelous sites in Riva Del Garda.