Car rentals in Rouen: All you need to know
You need a great car to take you around Rouen whether you're going for a business or pleasure. Check out the top sites around the area and pull up in front of the best restaurants in Rouen. We've gathered your most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Rouen. Read on to see which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
Where can I get a bargain rental car in Rouen?
You are on your way to getting the best rate on your car rental with us. However, you can remember a few things to keep your upcoming booking affordable. Make sure to:
- Read the mileage policy to prevent any surprises
- Reserve your car rental as far ahead of time as you can
- Avoid airport pick-ups; they normally are pricier
- Compare daily and weekly rates; you may save more with a longer rental
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save on your Rouen rental car.
What rental companies have outlets in Rouen?
CarRentals.com has around a half-dozen car rental companies to pick from in Rouen. You'll find some of the best providers, like Sixt. Look through the online reviews to help you figure out which meets your needs.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Rouen?
That all depends on your needs and what activities you want to do in Rouen. If you're having a little trouble picking the right car, make sure to go over the chart below. We have compared the most popular vehicle categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Those looking for a little adventure off the beaten path||Ford Edge, Kia Sorento, Jaguar F-Pace, or similar|
|Full Size||Planning a big trip with a large group of friends or family members||Infiniti Q50, Hyundai Sonata, or similar|
|Economy or Compact Car||When saving money is a top priority||Ford Fiesta, Chevrolet Spark, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Rouen?
Typically, to rent a car in Rouen you must be at least 21—the same as it is across the rest of the country. Additionally, many suppliers charge an extra fee if you are under 25. Be sure to read over the terms to determine what the total is before you rent your vehicle.
Does Rouen require rental car insurance?
Almost all countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to buy additional insurance through rental car company, if you are concerned your insurance won't cover your rental during your trip.Many major card issuers, like MasterCard or Visa, give some insurance on your rental; however, there are usually restrictions. For example, you may not be covered if you get a luxury or larger vehicle. Check the policy before you decide.
What is the difference between all the 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 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 pick up your automobile. Use as much gas as you want and top it off when you return your car. As long as you replace the fuel before returning the car, you won't face any extra fees||You only pay for the fuel you use. Used a quarter of a tank? Simply fill it back up to full. You won't be paying for any you didn't use. You can fill up at any station you want and you'll only pay refueling charges if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You pay for a full tank upfront and bring the car back with the tank empty. Many suppliers provide a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to check with them beforehand||You won't have to search for a gas station before you return your 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 pick up your vehicle, and you don't need 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 find a gas station shortly after you collect the car|
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
Many suppliers offer a variety of fuel policies. However, full-to-full is our stand-out choice. You simply bring the car back with the same amount of fuel you got it with. .
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
If you plan to explore all that Rouen offers, you are going to want unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Rouen. Review the fine print to be sure your mileage is truly "unlimited."
Tips before you leave the lot
Make sure you go over a few things before you leave the rental lot on your Rouen adventure. It's important to:
- Walk around your vehicle and make certain there is no damage or scratches. If so, write it down on your paperwork
- Check the trunk to see if the spare is inflated and the necessary tools to change it 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. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Rouen rental car today
Use CarRentals.com to get the best wheels Rouen has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be driving between the highly-rated restaurants, world-famous landmarks, and all the marvelous sites in Rouen.