Car rentals in Stockton Springs: All you need to know
A Stockton Springs car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You can check out all the sights, and even find out what the rest of Maine has to offer. CarRentals.com has gathered the most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Stockton Springs. Read on to find out how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
Where do I get a great deal on a rental car in Stockton Springs?
We always try to get you the best deal. However, there are a more ways to increase your savings. Be sure to:
- Read the mileage policy to steer clear of any surprise expenses
- Reserve your car rental as far ahead of time as you can
- Avoid airport pick-ups and drop-offs if possible; they generally are more expensive
- Compare weekly and daily rates; you might save more if you rent the car for longer
Even a little knowledge can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental companies have agencies in Stockton Springs?
From global names like Avis and Sixt to budget-friendly brands like Budget and Thrifty, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Scan through the online reviews to help you figure out which is best for your next trip.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Stockton Springs?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Maine metropolis means you're certain to find a vehicle that suits your needs. 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||Groups with suitcases and a need for space||Chevrolet Impala, Toyota Camry, or similar|
|Economy or Compact Car||Couple or two friends heading to the beach and back||Ford Fiesta, Chevrolet Spark, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Stockton Springs?
Usually, the age limit for car rentals in Stockton Springs is 21—the same as it is across the rest of the United States of America. If you are under 25, you might also need to pay a surcharge. Be sure to read over the terms to find any additional fees will be before you book your vehicle.
Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Stockton Springs?
When driving around Stockton Springs or the rest of the U.S. of A., you'll need insurance. Many suppliers require that you show proof of insurance before you rent a car. Many countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to purchase additional insurance through the rental car dealer for your trip, if you think your insurance won't cover your rental. Moreover, as a U.S. citizen, you can also book Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com at checkout.
Although many of the major card issuers, like MasterCard or Discover, give some insurance, there are usually restrictions. For instance, you may not be covered if you get a luxury or larger vehicle. Check the rental car company's policy before you decide.
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 the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The gas tank will be full when you collect your car. You can use as much fuel as you wish and top it off when you return your car at the end. As long as you replace the fuel before returning the car, you won't face any extra fees||You only need to replace the fuel you used. Used a quarter of a tank? Simply 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 be charged refueling fees or service charges if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You pay for a full tank when you pick the car up and bring the car back with the tank empty. Check with the supplier to see if they will refund you for any unused fuel||You won't have to find for a gas station before you return your car||You might pay more for the tank than you would filling up at a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You won't have a full tank when you pick up your vehicle, and you don't need to refill the gas before you bring the car back||You refill your tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll need to locate a gas station as soon as you collect the car|
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
We encourage a full to full policy. You receive the car with a full tank. But, if you return your rental with less than the amount you received it with, most companies will charge a premium to top it back off. To avoid any added expenses, find a filling station before you return the car.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
If you wish to check out all that Stockton Springs and maybe even the rest of Maine offers, you are going to need unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Stockton Springs. Review the fine print to be sure your mileage is actually "unlimited."
Tips before you leave the lot
Make sure you check out a few things prior to leaving the car rental lot on your Stockton Springs adventure. It's worth the time to:
- Walk around your car and be certain there is no damage or scratches. If so, write it down on your paperwork
- 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 radio or entertainment features. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Stockton Springs car rental today
When you book with CarRentals.com, you can count on a perfect vehicle that will result in more money to spare. Book today to cash in on cheap deals on your ideal Stockton Springs car rental. See you out here.