Car rentals in Somerset: All you need to know
A Somerset car rental gives you the opportunity to go where you want, when you want. You can check out all the sights, and even find out what else the rest of Manitoba has to offer. We've answered the most popular questions about renting a car in Somerset. Read on to see which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
How do I find a bargain rental car in Somerset?
CarRentals.com always strives to get you the best price. However, to get the most savings when you travel to Somerset you can do a few things. Make sure to:
- Compare vehicle pricing before you book
- Avoid airport pick-ups or drop-offs, which typically are more expensive
- Determine ahead of time how much fuel/mileage you may use
- Search and reserve in advance
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save big on your Somerset rental car.
What rental suppliers have outlets in Somerset?
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 online reviews to get an idea of which one is best for your next trip.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Somerset?
That depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit Somerset. If you're having trouble choosing, make sure to go over our table below. We have compared the most popular vehicle categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury||Business travelers who want a little luxury as they cruise Somerset||Camaro, Chrysler 300, or similar|
|Minivan||If you plan on doing plenty of driving and want a comfortable ride||Toyota RAV4, Dodge Grand Caravan, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those looking for a fuel-efficient vehicle||BMW i3, Toyota Prius, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Somerset?
Typically, to rent a car in Somerset you must be at least 21—the same as it is across most of the country. Additionally, many suppliers charge an added fee if you are under 25. Be sure to read over the rental agreement to discover any additional charges is before you book your car.
Is insurance required to rent a car in Somerset?
Most countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to purchase interim coverage through the rental car company.Many credit cards (American Express, Visa, MasterCard, and Discover) will cover your car rental. However, there may be limitations, such as not covering larger vehicles such as trucks or SUVs. It is best to call and find out what kind of coverage is offered before you travel to Somerset.
Are there different fuel policies?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will have to search for an open gas station close to the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank when you collect your automobile. You can use as much fuel as you need and top it off when you return your car at the end of your rental period. As long as you replace the fuel before returning the car, you won't face any extra fees||You only refill the amount of fuel that you've used. Used a half of a tank? Then you just fill it back up to full. You won't be paying for any you didn't use. You can fill up at any station you want and you'll only be charged refueling fees if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You pay for a full tank of fuel upfront and bring the car back with the tank empty. Several suppliers offer a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to check with them beforehand||You won't need to find a petrol 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 will not have a full tank of fuel when you collect the vehicle, and you don't have to fill the tank back up before you drop it back off||You refill your tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll need to find a gas station shortly after you collect the car|
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
Most suppliers provide you a full tank policy. At CarRentals.com, we recommend returning it with a full tank of gas. If you want to keep your expenses lower, it is best to fill up your tank before you bring your car back. Stations close to airports or car rental places tend to have higher prices.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Somerset?
If you want to see all that Somerset offers, you're going to want unlimited miles. You can drive as far as you'd like without worrying about additional charges. Read the fine print to make certain they are actually "unlimited."
Before you leave the lot
Before you begin on your Somerset vacation, be sure you check a few items prior to leaving the lot. It's worth the time to:
- Walk around the vehicle and make sure there is no damage 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
- Get familiar with the controls of your car. Adjust the mirrors and seats to your liking, and figure out how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Figure out how to work the navigation and entertainment. It's best to limit any unneeded distractions when you are navigating a new region
Book your Somerset car rental today
Know that you can depend on a great vehicle that will result in more cash to spare when you book with CarRentals.com. Book today to cash in on cheap deals on your ideal Somerset car rental. See you out here.