Car rentals in Sunapee: All you need to know
You need a great automobile to take you around Sunapee whether you're going for a business trip or a vacation. Explore the top sites around town and park in front of the popular restaurants in Sunapee. We've gathered the most popular questions about car rentals in Sunapee. Find out the dos and don'ts of booking a rental car.
Where can I get a bargain rental car in Sunapee?
CarRentals.com makes it easy to grab budget-friendly deals. Just enter your travel dates and scroll down the list of car rental suppliers, select the top rental locations, and find the cheapest packages Sunapee has to offer. You should also:
- Compare the rates for a few suppliers on the type of car you want
- Book as far in advance as possible. You'll usually save more and get the car of your choice
- Check the fuel and mileage policies. This way you'll avoid any surprises on your final bill
- Don't rent more car than you'll need. Normally, the smaller the class the lower the rate
Even a little knowledge can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental suppliers have retailers in Sunapee?
From budget-friendly brands like Economy and Budget to global names like Hertz and Enterprise, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Scan through the reviews to get an idea of which meets your needs.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Sunapee?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this New Hampshire metropolis means you're bound to find an automobile that is perfect for you. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Perfect for families or groups who want comfort and have safety as a top priority||BMW X3, Ford Explorer, or similar|
|Full Size||For trips where everyone needs room their bags||Toyota Camry, Nissan Altima, or similar|
|Compact Car||Easy to park and have great gas mileage||Chevrolet Spark, Vauxhall Corsa, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Sunapee?
Usually, to rent a car in Sunapee you must be at least 21. However, you may find that there is an added fee if you're under 25 or for larger or higher category rentals in particular. Read through the supplier's terms to find what the exact price will be before you reserve your rental.
Does Sunapee require rental car insurance?
Almost all countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to pay for temporary coverage through the rental car supplier. Otherwise, as a U.S. citizen, you can also add on Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com at checkout. Many credit cards (American Express, Visa, MasterCard, and Discover) will provide some coverage. But there may be limitations, such as not covering bigger vehicles like trucks or SUVs. It is best to call and find out exactly what your credit card will cover and how much before you travel to Sunapee.
Are there different fuel policies?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will need to search for a gas station near the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank when you get your vehicle. You can use as much fuel as you need and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off when you are done. 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. Used a quarter of a tank? Then you just fill it back up to full. You won't need to pay for any gas 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 get the car with a full tank and return the car with an empty tank. Ask the rental car provider to see if they will refund you for any unused fuel||You won't have to search for a gas station before you return your car||You usually pay a higher rate 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 the vehicle, and you won't have to fill the tank back up when 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 fuel policy should I get?
We usually recommend that customers choose the full-to-full policy. This policy is the most straightforward, and you simply top off the tank before you bring it back.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Sunapee?
If you want to explore all that Sunapee and maybe even the rest of New Hampshire offers, you are going to need unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Sunapee. Review the fine print to make sure they are actually "unlimited."
Know before you go
Make sure you go over a few things before you leave the rental lot on your Sunapee adventure. You should take time to:
- Look over 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
- Check the trunk to see if the spare is properly inflated and the necessary tools to change it are there
- 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 wipers
- Figure out how to work the navigation and entertainment. It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are driving around a new city
Book your Sunapee rental car today
When you reserve your car with CarRentals.com, you know you can count on a great set of wheels that will leave you with cash to spare. Book today to cash in on cheap deals on your impeccable Sunapee car rental. See you around town.