Car rentals in Tanegashima: All you need to know
A Tanegashima car rental gives you the opportunity to go where you want, when you want. You'll be able to check out all the sights, and even find out what else the rest of the region has to offer. We've gathered your most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Tanegashima. Find out how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
Where do I get a great deal on a car rental in Tanegashima?
CarRentals.com always tries to get you the best rate. However, there are a more ways to increase your savings. You can:
- Read the mileage policy to steer clear of any surprise expenses
- Reserve your car rental as far in advance as you can
- Avoid airport pick-ups and drop-offs if possible; they tend to be 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 Tanegashima?
From budget-friendly brands like Thrifty and Budget to global names like Hertz and Sixt, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the reviews to help you figure out which one is best for you.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Tanegashima?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this metropolis means you're certain to find an automobile that suits your needs. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Groups or Families looking for adventure in the back-country||Ford Explorer, Hyundai Santa Fe, or similar|
|Full Size||If you plan on doing plenty of sightseeing and want a comfortable ride||Hyundai Sonata, Ford Fusion, or similar|
|Economy Car||For those on a strict travel budget||Ford Fiesta, Chevrolet Spark, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Tanegashima?
Normally, to rent a car in Tanegashima you must be at least 21. But, there might be an additional charge if you're under the age of 25 or for larger or higher category cars in particular. Read through the terms to figure out what any additional charges will be before you book your car.
Do I need insurance to rent a car in Tanegashima?
When driving in Tanegashima or the rest of Japan, you'll need insurance. Almost every supplier needs proof of insurance before you pick up your car. Many countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to buy temporary coverage through the rental supplier.
The major credit cards (Discover, American Express, Visa, and MasterCard) will generally cover your car rental. However, many of them have restrictions, such as not covering large vehicles like trucks or SUVs. Make sure to call and find out what kind of coverage is offered before you travel to Tanegashima.
What is the fuel policy for Tanegashima rental cars?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will need to search for a gas station near the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||There will be a full tank of gas when you collect your automobile. Use as much petrol as you need 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 quarter of a tank? Then you just fill it back up to full. You won't be paying for any you didn't use. You won't pay more than local fuel prices and you'll only be charged refueling fees if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You pay for a full tank of fuel upfront and bring the car back with the tank empty. Many providers provide 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 return your car||You might pay a higher rate for the tank than you would filling up at a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You will not have a full tank of fuel when you collect the vehicle, and you won't have to refill the gas when you bring the car back||You fill the tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll have to fill up before you do any serious driving|
What fuel policy do you recommend?
We usually suggest that you 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 Tanegashima?
Unlimited mileage is a good choice for travelers who don't want to worry about how many miles they are driving. Just make sure that your policy really provides unlimited miles. Read the fine print before you book.
Before you leave the lot
Make sure you go over a few things before you leave the lot on your Tanegashima adventure. It's worth the time to:
- Inspect the vehicle and determine if there is any dents or scratches. 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 to your liking, and figure out how to turn on the lights and wipers
- Figure out how to work the entertainment and GPS (if available). You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Tanegashima car rental today
Use CarRentals.com to get yourself the best wheels Tanegashima has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be driving between the highly-rated restaurants, famous landmarks, and all the must-see sites in Tanegashima.