Car rentals in South Windham: All you need to know
A South Windham car rental gives you the opportunity to go where you want, when you want. You can explore all the sights, and even find out what the rest of Maine has to offer. We've collected your most frequently asked questions about car rentals in South Windham. Keep reading to find out which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
Where can I find a great deal on a car rental in South Windham?
You are on your way to finding the best deal on your car rental with us. But, to get the most savings when you travel to South Windham you can do a few things. You can:
- Read through the mileage policy to steer clear of any surprise expenses
- Reserve your vehicle as far ahead of time as possible
- Avoid airport pick-ups and drop-offs if possible; they tend to be pricier
- Compare daily and weekly rates; you might save more if you rent the car for longer
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save big on your South Windham rental car.
What rental suppliers have retailers in South Windham?
From global names like National and Hertz to budget-friendly brands like Payless and Fox, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Scan through the reviews to get an idea of which is best for your next trip.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to South Windham?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Maine town means you're certain to find a vehicle that is perfect for you. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Families or groups looking for adventure in the Maine back-country||BMW X3, Ford Edge, or similar|
|Full Size||For large groups that want better fuel economy than an SUV||Toyota Camry, Nissan Altima, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want to get the most miles per gallon on their trip||Toyota Prius, Honda Civic, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in South Windham?
Typically, the age limit for renting a car in South Windham is 21—the same as it is across the rest of the USA. If you are under 25, you might also need to pay a surcharge. Be sure to review the supplier's terms to find what the total is before you book your rental.
Will I need insurance to get a car rental in South Windham?
When cruising through South Windham or the rest of the United States, you'll need insurance. Many suppliers require that you show proof of insurance before you rent a car. Almost all countries require driver's insurance. You might be able to purchase additional insurance through the rental car dealer, if you think your insurance won't cover your rental during your trip. Moreover, as a U.S. citizen, you can also book Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout.
Although many of the major card issuers, like MasterCard or Discover, give some insurance, there are usually restrictions. For example, they may not cover your rental car if you book a luxury or larger vehicle. Check your rental car company's policy before you decide.
What is the difference between all the fuel policies?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will need to search for a gas station near your rental car supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank when you pick up your vehicle. Use as much gas as you want and top it off when you return your car when you are done. 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? Simply fill it back up to full. You won't need to pay for any gas you didn't use. You can shop around for the cheapest prices and you'll only pay service fees if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll pick up the car with a full tank and return the car with the tank empty. Several suppliers offer a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to confirm with them beforehand||There will be no need to go searching for a gas station before you bring back the car||You usually pay more for a tank upfront then you would going to a nearby gas station|
|Empty to empty||You won't have a full tank when you collect the vehicle, and you don't have to refill the gas before you bring the car back||You fill the 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 fuel policy should I get?
We usually advise that you choose the full-to-full policy. This policy simply means you bring your rental back to the full, and you're all set.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
Unlimited mileage is a good option for travelers who don't want to worry about how many miles they are driving. You will just need to make sure there's nothing else in the small print that could add in extra costs.
Tips before you leave the lot
Be sure you go over a few things prior to leaving the lot. It's worth the time to:
- Walk around your car and determine if there is any dents or scrapes. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
- Check the trunk to determine if the spare is inflated and both the lug wrench and jack are there
- Get familiar with the controls of your car. Adjust the mirrors and seats, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Get comfortable operating the radio or entertainment features. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your South Windham rental car today
Use CarRentals.com to get the best wheels South Windham has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be going between the great restaurants, renowned landmarks, and all the marvelous sites in South Windham.