Car rentals in Sandefjord: All you need to know
A Sandefjord car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You can check out all the sights, and even find out what else the rest of the area has to offer. We've collected your most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Sandefjord. Keep reading to see the dos and don'ts of booking a rental car.
How do I get a bargain car rental in Sandefjord?
We always strive to get you the best deal. But, to increase your savings when you travel to Sandefjord you can do a few things. Make sure to:
- Read through the mileage policy to prevent any surprise expenses
- Reserve your vehicle as far in advance as possible
- Avoid airport pick-ups; they tend to be more expensive
- Compare daily and weekly rates; you may save more with a longer rental
Even a little rental car know-how can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental suppliers have outlets in Sandefjord?
From budget-friendly brands like Fox and Budget to global names like Enterprise and Sixt, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the reviews to help you figure out which one meets your needs.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Sandefjord?
That all depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit Sandefjord. If you're having a bit of trouble choosing, be sure to read over our table below. We have compared the most popular categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury or Premium-class||When you need the best||Cadillac, Audi, or similar|
|SUV||Families with a lot of suitcases and a need for space||Dodge Grand Caravan, Nissan Quest, or similar|
|Compact Car||Great for driving in busy cities||Chevrolet Spark, Vauxhall Corsa, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Sandefjord?
Usually, to rent a car in Sandefjord you must be at least 21—the same as it is across most of the country. Additionally, many suppliers charge an extra fee if you are under 25. Be sure to read the rental agreement to find what the total is before you book your car.
Does Sandefjord require rental car insurance?
Almost all countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to purchase temporary coverage through the rental car supplier.Many credit card issuers (Discover, American Express, Visa, and MasterCard) will offer coverage. But many of them have restrictions, like not covering larger automobiles such as premium models or some SUVs. Make sure to call and find out what kind of coverage is offered before you head to Sandefjord.
What is the difference between all the fuel policies?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will have to search for a gas station close to your rental car supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank when you get your car. You can use as much fuel as you like and top it off when you return your car at the end. 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. Used a quarter of a tank? Then you just fill it back up to full. You won't need to pay for any you didn't use. You won't pay more than local fuel prices and you'll only be charged refueling fees or service charges if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll pick up the car with a full tank and return the car with an empty tank. Some suppliers provide a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to verify with them beforehand||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 going to a local station|
|Empty to empty||You may not have a full tank when you pick up your vehicle, and you don't need to fill the tank back up 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 find a gas station as soon as you get the car|
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
Many rental car suppliers offer a range of fuel policies. However, the stand-out choice is usually full-to-full. 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.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Sandefjord?
If you wish to check out all that Sandefjord offers, you're going to want unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Sandefjord. Review the fine print to make certain they are truly "unlimited."
Tips before you leave the lot
Before you begin on your Sandefjord trip, be sure you check a few things before you leave the rental lot. It's important to:
- Check out your vehicle and be certain there is no damage 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 to your liking, and figure out how to turn on the lights and wipers
- Figure out how to work the entertainment and GPS (if available). You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Sandefjord car rental today
Use CarRentals.com to get the best wheels Sandefjord has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be going between the well-known restaurants, renowned landmarks, and all the fantastic sites in Sandefjord.