Car rentals in Rumford: All you need to know
A Rumford car rental gives you the opportunity to go where you want, when you want. You can check out all the sights, and even see what the rest of Maine has to offer. CarRentals.com has gathered the most popular questions about renting a car in Rumford. Find out which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
How do I get a great deal on a car rental in Rumford?
CarRentals.com makes it a breeze to get budget-friendly deals. Simply type in your travel dates and go through the list of car rental companies, choose the top rental locations, and find the cheapest packages Rumford has to offer. You can also:
- Compare vehicle pricing before you book
- Avoid pick-ups and drop-offs at airports, which can cost more
- Know ahead of time the amount of fuel/mileage you may use
- Search and book in advance
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save big on your Rumford rental car.
What rental companies have retailers in Rumford?
From global names like Advantage and Hertz to budget-friendly brands like Thrifty and Budget, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the online reviews to help you figure out which is best for you.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Rumford?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Maine metropolis means you're bound to find a vehicle that is perfect for you. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury or Premium-class||When you really want to treat yourself on your trip to Rumford||Cadillac XTS, Camaro, or similar|
|SUV or Minivan||Large groups that need room for all their luggage||Dodge Grand Caravan, Nissan Quest, or similar|
|Economy or Compact Car||Easy to park and have great gas mileage||Fiat 500, Nissan Versa Note, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Rumford?
Generally, to rent a car in Rumford you must be at least 21—the same as it is across the rest of the United States of America. However, you might need to pay a surcharge if you're under 25. Be sure to read the terms to discover what the total will be before you rent your car.
Is insurance required to rent a car in Rumford?
Insurance is always required, wherever you're renting a car. That said, your current car insurance may cover you. Additionally, if you pay using your credit card, the card's benefits may also insure you. Keep in mind, those policies may not provide total coverage, and you'll need to add it to your booking for Rumford. Look into it before you book and, if it's required, you can just add it at checkout.
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 search for a gas station close to the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank when you pick up your car. Use as much fuel as you want and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the end of your rental period. 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. Used a quarter of a tank? Simply fill it back up to full. You won't be paying for any gas you didn't use. You won't pay more than local fuel prices and you'll only pay service charges if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll pay for a full tank and return the car with an empty tank. Several suppliers provide a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to confirm with them beforehand||You won't need to find a petrol station near your rental drop-off location||You usually pay a higher price 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 pick up the vehicle, and you don't need to refill the gas when you bring the car back||You fill the tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll have to fill up before you do any serious driving|
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
Many rental car suppliers offer a range of fuel policies. However, full-to-full is our stand-out winner. You simply bring the car back with the same amount of fuel you got it with. Just be sure you make time to shop for the cheapest gas prices.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
If you plan to see all that Rumford and maybe even the rest of Maine offers, you are going to need unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Rumford. Review the fine print to be sure they are actually "unlimited."
Know before you go
Before you get started on your Rumford adventure, be sure you check out a few things prior to leaving the car rental lot. It's worth the time to:
- Look over the vehicle and make certain there is no dents or scratches. If so, mark it down on the paperwork
- Inspect 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 operating the entertainment and GPS (if available). It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are driving around a new region
Book your Rumford car rental today
Maybe you're traveling solo, maybe you're bringing your partner or kids, or maybe you're carpooling with co-workers to and from the hotel to the conference center. No matter the situation, CarRentals.com has a rental car that can align with your requirement and not deplete your travel fund.