Car rentals in Saipan: All you need to know
You need a great car to get around Saipan whether you're going for a business or pleasure. Explore the top sites around town and pull up in front of the best restaurants in Saipan. CarRentals.com has gathered your most popular questions about car rentals in Saipan. Find out which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
Where can I find a bargain rental car in Saipan?
CarRentals.com makes it easy to get the cheapest deals. Just enter your travel dates and scroll through the list of rental companies, choose the top rental locations, and find the best offers in Saipan. You should also:
- Take time to compare vehicle pricing
- Avoid pick-ups and drop-offs at airports, which can be more expensive
- Know ahead of time the amount of mileage/fuel you may use
- Search and reserve as far in advance as you can
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save big on your Saipan rental car.
What rental companies have outlets in Saipan?
In Saipan, we have 4 rental providers to choose from, like Hertz. Read through the online reviews to help you figure out which one is best for your next trip.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Saipan?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this metropolis means you're certain to find a car that is perfect for you. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||To take on any kind of terrain and enjoy great views||Ford Explorer, Kia Sorento, BMW X3, or similar|
|Full Size||Families with luggage and a need for space||Hyundai Sonata, Ford Fusion, or similar|
|Economy Car||Couple or two friends who plan on doing a little sightseeing||Ford Fiesta, Chevrolet Spark, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Saipan?
Generally, to rent a car in Saipan you must be at least 21—the same as it is across most of the country. If you are under 25, you might also need to pay a surcharge. Be sure to go over the rental agreement to determine what the total is before you rent your car.
Do I need insurance to rent a car in Saipan?
Insurance is always required, wherever you rent a car. That said, your current car insurance may cover you. Additionally, if you pay using your credit card, the card's policy may also insure you. Keep in mind, those policies may not provide total coverage, and you'll need to add it on to your booking. Look into it before you book and, if it's needed, you can conveniently add it at checkout.
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 search for a gas station near the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank when you collect your vehicle. Use as much gas as you wish and top it off when you return your car when you are done. If you refill the tank before you return your car, you won't be charged a refueling cost||You only need to replace the fuel you 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 fill up at any station you want and you'll only be charged refueling fees or service charges if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll receive the car with a full tank and return the car 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 petrol station near your rental drop-off location||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 pick up your vehicle, and you won't have to fill the tank back up before you drop it back off||You refill your tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll have to get some gas before you go on a long trip|
What fuel policy do you recommend?
Most rental car suppliers provide you a full to full tank policy. At CarRentals.com, we advise returning it topped off. For a cheaper rate, it is best to fill up your tank before you bring your car back.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Saipan?
Unlimited mileage is a good choice for those who don't want to worry about how many miles they are driving. Just make sure that your policy really provides unlimited miles. Read the fine print before you book.
Know before you go
Before you begin on your Saipan trip, be sure you go over a few things before you leave the rental lot. It's worth the time to:
- Inspect the car and be sure there is no dents or scratches. If you notice any, write it down on your paperwork
- Inspect the trunk to determine 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 entertainment and GPS (if available). It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are driving around a new area
Book your Saipan car rental today
Use CarRentals.com to get yourself the best wheels Saipan has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be cruising between the great restaurants, world-famous landmarks, and all the must-see sites in Saipan.