Car rentals in Rogaland: All you need to know
A Rogaland car rental gives you the opportunity 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 the area has to offer. We've answered the most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Rogaland. Keep reading to see the dos and don'ts of renting a car.
Where can I find a great deal on a car rental in Rogaland?
We always try to get you the best deal. However, there are ways to get an even lower price on your next booking. Be sure to:
- Compare and contrast the rates for a few suppliers on the type of car you want
- Book as far in advance as possible. You will usually get the vehicle of your choice and save more
- Learn about any cost for fuel policy, additional drivers, and mileage limits. This way you can make sure you know the actual cost before you book
- Decide what car you'll need for your vacation. Don't get more car than you need
These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Rogaland.
What rental suppliers have retailers in Rogaland?
From budget-friendly brands like Dollar and Thrifty to global names like Hertz and Enterprise, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the 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 Rogaland?
That depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit Rogaland. If you're having a little trouble deciding, be sure to read over the chart below. We have compared the most popular vehicle categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Premium||When you need the best||Cadillac, Audi, or similar|
|SUV or Minivan||Big groups that need room for all their luggage||Toyota RAV4, Dodge Grand Caravan, or similar|
|Economy or Compact Car||When saving money and good gas mileage are your top priorities||Chevrolet Spark, Vauxhall Corsa, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Rogaland?
Normally, the age limit for renting a car in Rogaland 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 vehicles. Go over the terms to discover what the exact price is before you book your rental.
Is insurance required to rent a car in Rogaland?
When cruising through Rogaland or the rest of Norway, you'll need insurance. Many suppliers require that you show proof of insurance before you rent a car. Almost all countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to pay for temporary insurance through the rental supplier.
The major credit card issuers (American Express, Visa, MasterCard, and Discover) will generally cover your car rental. But many of them have restrictions, such as not covering large vehicles like trucks or SUVs. It is best to call and find out what kind of coverage is offered before you travel to Rogaland.
What are the 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 a gas station near your rental car supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||There will be a full tank of gas when you collect your car. You can use as much fuel as you wish 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 pay for the fuel you use. If you only use half of a tank, it's only necessary refill half of a tank, and therefore avoid paying for any you don't need. You can shop around for the cheapest prices and you'll only be charged refueling fees if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You pay for a full tank when you pick the car up 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||You won't need to find a gas station near your rental drop-off location||You usually pay a higher rate for a tank upfront then going to a local station|
|Empty to empty||You will not have a full tank of fuel when you collect the vehicle, and you won't have to fill the tank back up when you bring the car back||You fill the tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll need to find a gas station as soon as you collect the car|
What fuel policy should I get?
Many rental car suppliers offer a variety of fuel policies. However, the stand-out choice is usually full-to-full. It simply means returning the car with the same level of gas as you got it with, so you'll never pay for anyone else's road trips through the Rogaland.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
Unlimited miles is a good choice if you decide to do a little sightseeing or visit a lot of clients all over Rogaland. You can cruise wherever you like and not incur extra charges. Be sure to read your policy to see if there are mileage restrictions.
Before you leave the lot
Before you get started on your Rogaland adventure, check out a few items prior to leaving the rental lot. You should:
- Look over your vehicle and be sure there is no damage or scrapes. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
- Make you have a properly inflated spare tire, lug wrench, and jack in the trunk
- 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
- Figure out how to work the radio or entertainment features. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Rogaland rental car 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 car rental that can fit your needs and not deplete your travel fund.