Car rentals in Sumatra: All you need to know
A Sumatra car rental gives you the opportunity to go where you want, when you want. You can check out all the sights, and even see what else the rest of Montana has to offer. We've gathered your most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Sumatra. Keep reading to see how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
Where do I get a great deal on a rental car in Sumatra?
CarRentals.com always strives to get you the best rate. But, you can try to do a couple things to keep your upcoming booking affordable. You can:
- Take time to compare vehicle pricing
- Avoid pick-ups or drop-offs at airports, which can be more expensive
- Determine ahead of time the amount of fuel/mileage you may use
- Search and book in advance
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save on your Sumatra rental car.
What rental companies have retailers in Sumatra?
From global names like Avis and Sixt to budget-friendly brands like Payless and Fox, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the online 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 Sumatra?
That all depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit Sumatra. If you're having difficulty deciding, make sure to read over the table below. We've compared the most popular types of cars for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Premium||When you want to travel Sumatra in style||Infiniti Q50, Chrysler 300, or similar|
|Minivan||Big groups that need room for all their luggage||Chrysler Pacifica, Dodge Grand Caravan, or similar|
|Economy Car||When saving money is a top priority||Toyota Yaris, Nissan Versa, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Sumatra?
Generally, the age limit for renting a car in Sumatra 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 any additional fees will be before you book your rental.
Do I need insurance to rent a car in Sumatra?
Most countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to purchase temporary insurance with the rental car supplier. Otherwise, as a United States citizen, you can also add on Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout. Several credit card issuers (MasterCard, Visa, American Express, and Discover) will provide some coverage. However, many of them have restrictions, like not covering larger vehicles like premium models or some SUVs. It is best to call and find out exactly what your credit card will cover and how much before you travel to Sumatra.
What is the fuel policy for Sumatra rental cars?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will have to find a gas station close to 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. You can use as much fuel as you want and top it off when you return your car at the rental dealer. If you refill the tank before you return your car, you won't be charged a refueling cost||You only refill the amount of fuel that you've used. If you only use half of a tank, it's only necessary refill half of a tank, and therefore avoid paying for any you don't need. You won't pay more than local fuel prices and you'll only pay service fees if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll receive the car with a full tank of fuel and return the car with an empty tank. Some rental car companies provide a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to check with them beforehand||You won't have to find for a gas station before you drop-off your car||You usually pay a more expensive price for a tank upfront then you would going to a nearby gas station|
|Empty to empty||You may not have a full tank when you collect your vehicle, and you don't need to refill the gas before you drop it back off||You fill the tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll have to fill up before you do any serious driving|
What fuel policy should I get?
Many rental car suppliers offer a range of fuel policies. However, full-to-full is our stand-out choice. You simply bring the car back with the same amount of fuel you got it with. Just be sure you make time to shop for the cheapest gas prices.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
If you want to check out all that Sumatra and maybe even the rest of Montana offers, you're going to want unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Sumatra. Read the fine print to make certain your mileage is truly "unlimited."
Before you drive off
Before you get going on your Sumatra trip, make sure you check out a few things before you leave the rental lot. It's important to:
- Walk around your vehicle and determine if there is any damage or scrapes. If so, write it down on the paperwork
- Inspect the trunk to determine if the spare is properly inflated and the jack and lung wrench are there
- Familiarize yourself with the 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 Sumatra car rental today
When you reserve your car with CarRentals.com, you know you can count on a wonderful vehicle that will leave you with extra money to spare. Cash in on cheap deals on your impeccable Sumatra rental car when you book with us. We'll see you on the road.