Car rentals in Split: All you need to know
You need a great car to take you around Split whether you're traveling for a business trip or a vacation. Explore the famous sites around town and park in front of the popular restaurants in Split. We've gathered your most popular questions about car rentals in Split. Read on to discover the dos and don'ts of renting a car.
Where can I get a bargain car rental in Split?
CarRentals.com makes it a breeze to book the cheapest rates. Just enter your travel dates and scroll down the list of rental car suppliers, choose the top rental locations, and find the most wallet-friendly offers in Split. You can also:
- Check the mileage policy to prevent any surprises
- Book your rental as far in advance as possible
- Avoid airport pick-ups or drop-offs if possible; they generally are more expensive
- Compare daily and weekly 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 Split?
We have around a half-dozen car rental suppliers to choose from in Split. You'll find some of the best suppliers, like Avis. Scan through the online reviews to get an idea of which is best for your next trip.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Split?
That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what you'll be doing when you visit Split. If you're having trouble choosing, be sure to look over our chart below. We have compared the most popular vehicle categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Perfect for families who want comfort and have safety as a top priority||Ford Edge, Kia Sorento, Jaguar F-Pace, or similar|
|Full Size||Families with suitcases and a need for space||Hyundai Sonata, Ford Fusion, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those looking for a fuel-efficient vehicle||BMW i3, Toyota Prius, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Split?
Generally, to rent a car in Split you must be at least 21—the same as it is across the rest of the country. Additionally, many suppliers charge an extra fee if you are under 25. Be sure to go over the supplier's terms to determine what the exact rate will be before you rent your vehicle.
Do I need insurance to rent a car in Split?
Insurance is always required, no matter where 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 benefits may also insure you. Keep in mind, those policies may not provide total coverage, and you'll have to add it to your booking for Split. Check ahead of time and, if it's required, you can just add it at the CarRentals.com checkout.
What is the fuel policy for Split rental cars?
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 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 automobile. You can use as much fuel as you need and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off. 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. Used a half of a tank? Then you just fill it back up to full. You won't be paying for any fuel you didn't use. You can fill up at any station you want and you'll only pay service charges if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll pay for a full tank of gas and return the car with an empty tank. Check with the provider 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 will not have a full tank of fuel when you pick up your vehicle, and you don't have to fill the tank back up before you drop it back off||You fill the tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll need to find a gas station shortly after you get the car|
What fuel policy should I get?
We usually recommend that customers choose the full-to-full policy. This policy simply means you bring your rental back to the full, and you're all set.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Split?
If you plan to explore all that Split offers, you are going to want unlimited miles. You can drive as far as you'd like without worrying about additional fees. Go over the fine print to be sure they are actually "unlimited."
What are some must-see sights in Split?
There is lots to see and do in Split. Some of Split's most popular attractions are:
- Marjan Forest Park
- Klis Fortress
- Boat Tours
Lucky for you, you can drive to whichever one you want or see all of them.
Tips before you leave the lot
Make sure you go over a few things prior to leaving the car rental lot on your Split adventure. It's worth the time to:
- Inspect the vehicle 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
- 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, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Get comfortable working the entertainment and GPS (if available). It's best to limit any unneeded distractions when you are driving around a new region
Book your Split car rental today
Use CarRentals.com to get yourself the best wheels Split has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be going between the highly-rated restaurants, renowned landmarks, and all the fantastic sites in Split.