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Car rentals in Tappan: All you need to know

You need a great car to get around Tappan whether you're traveling for a business trip or a vacation. See the famous sites around town and park in front of the best restaurants in Tappan. CarRentals.com has gathered your most popular questions about car rentals in Tappan. Find out which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.

How do I find a bargain car rental in Tappan?

CarRentals.com makes it a breeze to get budget-friendly rates. Just type in your travel dates and scroll through the variety of rental suppliers, pick the top rental locations, and find the best packages Tappan has to offer. You can also:

  • Compare vehicle pricing before you book
  • Try to avoid pick-ups and drop-offs at airports, which can cost more
  • Determine ahead of time the amount of fuel/mileage you may use
  • Search and reserve in advance

These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Tappan.

What rental companies have outlets in Tappan?

From global names like National and Hertz to budget-friendly brands like Budget and Thrifty, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the reviews to get an idea of which one is best for you.

What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Tappan?

That depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit Tappan. If you're having a bit of trouble deciding, make sure to read over the chart below. We have compared the most popular categories for you:

Car TypeBest forCategory Includes
Full Size SUVThose looking for a little adventure off the beaten pathFord Edge, Jaguar F-Pace, or similar
Full SizeIf you plan on doing a lot of sightseeing and want a comfy rideHyundai Sonata, Ford Fusion, or similar
Economy or Compact CarEasy to park and have great gas mileageToyota Yaris, Nissan Versa, or similar

What's the age requirement to rent a car in Tappan?

Typically, to rent a car in Tappan you must be at least 21. However, you may find that there is an additional fee if you are under the age of 25 or for larger or higher category vehicles. Go over the terms to find what any additional charges will be before you book your car.

Does Tappan require rental car insurance?

Most countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to buy additional insurance through rental car company, if you are concerned your insurance won't cover your rental. Otherwise, as a United States citizen, you can also add on Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout. Many major card issuers, like MasterCard or Visa, provide some insurance on your rental; but, there may be restrictions. For instance, they may not cover your rental car if you reserve a larger or luxury vehicle. Make sure to check 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. Below is a list of the most common ones.

You will need to search for a gas station near your car rental supplier
Policy TypePolicy DescriptionAdvantagesDisadvantages
Full to FullThe tank will be full when you get your automobile. You can use as much fuel as you need and top it off when you return your car at the end. Just make sure to refill the tank before you return the car to avoid a refueling costYou only pay for the fuel you use. Used a quarter of a tank? Simply fill it back up to full. You won't be paying for any you didn't use. You can shop around for the cheapest prices and you'll only pay service fees 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. Several rental car companies provide a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to check with them beforehandYou won't have to search for a gas station before you return your carYou might pay more for the tank than you would filling up at a local gas station
Empty to emptyYou will not have a full tank of fuel when you pick up your vehicle, and you won't have to fill the tank back up when you bring the car backYou refill your tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local pricesYou'll need to find a gas station as soon as you collect the car

What type of fuel policy should I choose?

Many rental car suppliers offer a range of fuel policies. However, the stand-out choice is usually full-to-full. It simply means returning the car with the same level of gas as you got it with, so you'll never pay for anyone else's road trips through the Tappan.

Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Tappan?

If you plan to explore all that Tappan and maybe even the rest of New York offers, you are going to want unlimited miles. You can drive as far as you'd like without worrying about additional fees. Read the fine print to make certain your mileage is truly "unlimited."

Know before you go

Before you get going on your Tappan vacation, make sure you check a few items before you leave the lot. It's worth the time to:

  • Inspect the car and be certain there is no dents or scratches. If so, mark 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
  • Get comfortable operating the radio or entertainment features. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city

Book your Tappan rental car today

Maybe you're traveling solo, maybe you're bringing your partner or kids, or maybe you're carpooling with co-workers to and from the hotel to the conference center. CarRentals.com has the ideal car rental that can align with your needs and not break the bank.