Car rentals in Salamanca: All you need to know
You need a great automobile to get around Salamanca whether you're going for a business or pleasure. Check out the famous sites around the city and pull up in front of the popular restaurants in Salamanca. We've gathered your most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Salamanca. Read on to discover the dos and don'ts of renting a car.
How can I find a great deal on a rental car in Salamanca?
We always try to get you the best rate. However, you can do a couple things to keep your next rental affordable. Be sure to:
- Take time to compare vehicle pricing
- Avoid airport pick-ups or drop-offs, which can cost more
- Determine ahead of time the amount of fuel/mileage you may use
- Search and book in advance
Even a little knowledge can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental suppliers have outlets in Salamanca?
From global names like Enterprise and Sixt to budget-friendly brands like Fox and Budget, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Scan through the reviews to get an idea of which one is best for you.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Salamanca?
That all depends on your needs and what activities you want to do in Salamanca. If you're having a little trouble deciding, be sure to look over our chart below. We've compared the most popular vehicle categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Great for families who need a comfortable ride and have safety as a top priority||BMW X3, Ford Explorer, or similar|
|Full Size||For big groups that want better fuel economy than an SUV||Infiniti Q50, Ford Fusion, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want a quiet and comfortable ride with great fuel economy||Honda Civic, Kia Optima, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Salamanca?
Generally, to rent a car in Salamanca you must be at least 21. However, you may find that there is an added fee if you are under 25 or for higher category cars. Go through the supplier's terms to figure out what any additional fees will be before you reserve your rental.
Is insurance required to rent a car in Salamanca?
When cruising through Salamanca or the rest of the United States, you will need insurance. Almost every supplier requires that you show proof of insurance before you pick up your automobile. Almost all countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to buy interim insurance through the rental supplier. Moreover, as a U.S. citizen, you can also purchase Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout.
Although many of the major card issuers, like MasterCard or Discover, provide some coverage, there are usually restrictions. For instance, you may not be covered if you reserve a luxury or larger vehicle. Check your rental car company's policy before you decide.
What are the different fuel policies?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will need to search for 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 pick up your car. You can use as much fuel as you like and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off when you are done. Just make sure to refill the tank before you return the car to avoid 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 won't pay more than local fuel prices and you'll only pay service charges if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll pay for a full tank and return the car with the tank empty. Ask the provider to see if they will refund you for any unused fuel||You won't need to find a fuel station near your rental drop-off location||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 the vehicle, and you won't need to fill the tank back up 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 fuel policy do you recommend?
We usually recommend that customers opt for the full-to-full policy. This policy is the most straightforward, and you simply top off the tank before you bring it back.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Salamanca?
Unlimited miles is a good choice if you plan to do a little sightseeing or visit a lot of business associates all over Salamanca. You can drive wherever you like without incurring additional charges. Read over your policy to find out if there are any limitations.
Tips before you leave the lot
Before you begin on your Salamanca trip, make sure you check out a few things before you leave the lot. You should take time to:
- Check out your vehicle and determine if there is any dents or scrapes. If so, mark it down on your paperwork
- Make you have a properly inflated spare tire, lug wrench, and jack in the trunk
- Familiarize yourself with the car. Adjust the mirrors and seats to your liking, and figure out how to turn on the lights and wipers
- Get comfortable working the entertainment and GPS (if available). You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Salamanca car rental today
Use CarRentals.com to get the best wheels Salamanca has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be cruising between the highly-rated restaurants, renowned landmarks, and all the amazing sites in Salamanca.