Car rentals in Somerset: All you need to know
You want a great car to get around Somerset whether you're traveling for a business trip or a vacation. See the top sites around the city and pull up in front of the popular restaurants in Somerset. CarRentals.com has collected your most popular questions about renting a car in Somerset. Keep reading to discover how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
Where do I find a great deal on a rental car in Somerset?
CarRentals.com always strives to get you the best price. But, there are a more ways to increase your savings. Make sure to:
- Check the mileage policy to avoid any surprises
- Reserve your rental as far ahead of time as you can
- Avoid airport pick-ups or drop-offs if possible; they commonly are pricier
- Compare weekly and daily rates; you might save more with a longer rental
Even a little knowledge can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental companies have agencies in Somerset?
From budget-friendly brands like Dollar and Thrifty to global names like National and Hertz, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the reviews to get an idea of which meets your needs.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Somerset?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Indiana 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||Those looking for a little adventure off the beaten path||BMW X3, Ford Edge, or similar|
|Full Size||For trips where everyone needs room their bags||Chevrolet Impala, Toyota Camry, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those looking for a fuel-efficient vehicle||BMW i3, Kia Optima, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Somerset?
Normally, to rent a car in Somerset 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 review the terms to determine any additional fees will be before you book your car.
Is insurance required to rent a car in Somerset?
When cruising through Somerset or the rest of the United States, you will need insurance. Almost every supplier needs proof of insurance before you rent a car. Many countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to pay for interim coverage with the rental supplier. Otherwise, as a U.S. citizen, you can also add on Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com at checkout.
Although many major card issuers, like Visa or American Express, offer some coverage, there are usually restrictions. For example, they may not cover your rental car if you reserve a luxury or larger vehicle. Be sure to check your rental car company's policy before you decide.
Are there 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 an open gas station near your car rental supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank when you get your vehicle. Use as much gas as you want 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 pay for the fuel you use. Used a half 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 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 pay for a full tank of fuel and return the car with the tank empty. Check with the supplier to see if they'll refund you for any unused fuel||There will be no need to go searching for a gas station before you return your car||The supplier usually charges a higher rate for the fuel than a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You may not have a full tank when you pick up the vehicle, and you won't have to fill the tank back up before you bring the car back||You fill the tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll need to find a gas station as soon as you collect the car|
What fuel policy should I get?
We usually suggest 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 Somerset?
Unlimited mileage is a good choice for anyone who don't want to worry about watching the odometer their whole trip. Just make sure that your policy really provides unlimited miles. Check the fine print before you book.
Before you leave the lot
Make sure you go over a few things prior to leaving the lot. It's worth the time to:
- Inspect the car and determine if there is any damage or scratches. If you notice any, mark it down on your paperwork
- Inspect the trunk to determine 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 to your liking, and figure out how to turn on the lights and wipers
- Figure out how to work the navigation and entertainment. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Somerset rental car today
When you reserve your car rental with CarRentals.com, you can depend on a wonderful vehicle that will result in more cash to spare. Cash in on cheap deals on your ideal Somerset car rental when you book with CarRentals.com. See you around town.