Car rentals in Thorndale: All you need to know
A Thorndale car rental gives you the opportunity to go where you want, when you want. You'll be able to explore all the sights, and even find out what the rest of Pennsylvania has to offer. We've answered the most popular questions about renting a car in Thorndale. Find out the dos and don'ts of renting a car.
How can I get a great deal on a rental car in Thorndale?
CarRentals.com makes it a breeze to book the cheapest rates. Simply type in your travel dates and go down the list of rental companies, choose the top rental locations, and find the most wallet-friendly offers in Thorndale. You should also:
- Compare and contrast the rates for a few suppliers on the type of car you want
- Book as far in advance as possible. You will usually save more and get the car of your choice
- Learn about any cost for fuel policy, additional drivers, and mileage limits. This way you will know the total cost before you book
- Decide what vehicle you'll need for your drive. Don't get more car than you need
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save on your Thorndale rental car.
What rental companies have agencies in Thorndale?
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. Look through the online reviews to get an idea of which one is best for your next trip.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Thorndale?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Pennsylvania city means you're bound to find an automobile that suits your needs. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||To take on any kind of terrain and sightseeing||Ford Edge, Jaguar F-Pace, 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||Fiat 500, Nissan Versa Note, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Thorndale?
Normally, the age limit for car rentals in Thorndale 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 review the rental agreement to discover any additional charges will be before you book your vehicle.
Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Thorndale?
Almost all countries require driver's insurance. You might be able to purchase additional insurance through rental car company, if you know your insurance won't cover your rental. Otherwise, as a U.S. citizen, you can also book Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com at checkout. Many major card issuers, like MasterCard or Visa, provide some coverage; however, there may be restrictions. For instance, they may not cover your rental car if you reserve a larger or luxury vehicle. Check the policy before you decide.
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 find an open gas station near your rental car supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||There will be a full tank of gas when you collect your vehicle. Use as much petrol as you like and top it off when you return your car. 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 won't pay more than local fuel prices and you'll only pay service charges if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll get the car with a full tank and return the car with an empty tank. Some suppliers provide a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to confirm with them beforehand||You won't need to find a fuel station near your rental drop-off location||You usually pay a more expensive rate for a tank upfront then going to a local station|
|Empty to empty||You may not have a full tank when you collect your vehicle, and you won't need to refill the gas when you drop it back off||You fill the tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll need to locate a gas station shortly after you collect the car|
What fuel policy do you recommend?
At CarRentals.com, we advise a full tank policy. You receive the vehicle with a full tank, and you should bring it back it filled up. For a cheaper rate, fill up your tank before returning the rental car.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
Unlimited miles is a good choice if you plan to do a little sightseeing or visit several business associates all over Thorndale. You can drive as much as you like and not incur added charges. Read over your rental agreement to see if there are any restrictions.
Tips before you leave the lot
Make sure you go over a few items prior to leaving the lot on your Thorndale adventure. It's worth the time to:
- Look over the vehicle and determine if there is any damage or scratches. 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 both the lug wrench and jack 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 windshield wipers
- Get comfortable working the entertainment and GPS (if available). You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Thorndale rental car today
Maybe you're carpooling with co-workers to and from the hotel to the conference center, maybe you're traveling solo, or maybe you're bringing your partner or kids. CarRentals.com has the ideal rental car that can fit your requirements and not break your wallet.