Car rentals in Sale: All you need to know
A Sale car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You can explore all the sights, and even find out what else the rest of Victoria has to offer. We've collected the most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Sale. Find out the dos and don'ts of car rentals.
Where can I find a great deal on a rental car in Sale?
We always strive to get you the best deal. However, you can do a couple things to keep your next rental affordable. You can:
- Read the mileage policy to avoid any surprise expenses
- Book your vehicle as far ahead of time as possible
- Avoid airport pick-ups or drop-offs if possible; they tend to be more expensive
- Compare daily and weekly rates; you might save more with a longer rental
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save on your Sale rental car.
What rental companies have agencies in Sale?
From global names like Advantage and Hertz to budget-friendly brands like Economy and Budget, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Scan through the reviews to help you figure out which is best for you.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Sale?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Victoria city means you're certain to find a vehicle that suits your needs. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||To take on any kind of terrain and enjoy great views||BMW X3, Ford Edge, or similar|
|Full Size||For trips where everyone needs room their bags||Infiniti Q50, Hyundai Sonata, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those looking for a fuel-efficient vehicle||Toyota Prius, Honda Civic, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Sale?
Normally, to rent a car in Sale you must be at least 21. But, there might be an added charge if you are under the age of 25 or for larger or higher category vehicles in particular. Go through the supplier's terms to discover what the exact fee will be before you book your rental.
Do I need insurance to rent a car in Sale?
Insurance is required, wherever you're renting a car. However, your current car insurance may cover you. Additionally, if you pay for the rental in full using your credit card, the card's policy may also insure you. Keep in mind, those policies might not totally cover your rental, and you'll need to add it on to your booking. Look into it before you book and, if it is required, you can just include it at checkout.
What is the fuel policy for Sale rental cars?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will need to search for an open gas station close to the drop-off location
|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 wish and top it off when you return your car when you are done. Just make sure to refill the tank before you return the car to avoid a refueling cost||You only refill the amount of fuel that you've 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 shop around for the cheapest prices and you'll only pay service charges 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. Ask the supplier to see if they'll refund you for any unused fuel||You won't need to find a gas station near your rental drop-off location||You usually pay more for a tank upfront then you would going to a nearby gas station|
|Empty to empty||You may not have a full tank when you collect the vehicle, and you won't have to refill the gas when you bring the car back||You refill your tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll need to locate a gas station shortly after you collect the car|
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
We usually recommend that customers choose 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 Sale?
Unlimited miles is a good option if you decide to do some sightseeing or visit several clients all over Sale. You can cruise wherever you want and not incur additional charges. Go over your policy to see if there are mileage restrictions.
Before you drive off
Be sure you check a few items before you leave the car rental lot on your Sale adventure. You should take time to:
- Check out your car and determine if there is any dents or scratches. 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
- Familiarize yourself with the car. Adjust the mirrors and seats, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Get comfortable working the navigation and entertainment. It's best to limit any unneeded distractions when you are driving around a new city
Book your Sale rental car today
Use CarRentals.com to get yourself the best wheels Sale has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be going between the highly-rated restaurants, famous landmarks, and all the amazing sites in Sale.