Car rentals in Toyama: All you need to know
You want a great car to take you around Toyama whether you're traveling for a business trip or a vacation. Check out the top sites around town and park in front of the best restaurants in Toyama. We've collected the most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Toyama. Keep reading to see how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
How do I get a great deal on a rental car in Toyama?
CarRentals.com makes it easy to get the cheapest deals. Just type in your travel dates and scroll down the list of rental suppliers, select the top rental locations, and find the best packages Toyama has to offer. You can also:
- Compare and contrast weekly and daily rates from all the different suppliers
- Book as far in advance as possible. You'll usually save more and get the car of your choice
- Educate yourself on any cost for fuel policy, additional drivers, and mileage limits. That way you will know the actual cost before you rent
- Don't rent more vehicle than you need. Typically, the smaller the car, the cheaper the rate
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save on your Toyama rental car.
What rental companies have agencies in Toyama?
In Toyama, there are 3 rental providers to pick from, like Hertz. Read through the online reviews to help you figure out which one is best for you.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Toyama?
That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what activities you want to do in Toyama. If you're having trouble picking the right car, make sure to go over the chart below. We've compared the most popular types of cars for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury||When you need the best||Cadillac XTS, Infiniti Q50, or similar|
|SUV or Minivan||Families with plenty of bags and a need for space||Jeep Grand Cherokee, Nissan Quest, or similar|
|Economy or Compact Car||Great for driving around large cities||Fiat 500, Nissan Versa Note, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Toyama?
Generally, to rent a car in Toyama you must be at least 21—the same as it is across most of the country. Additionally, many suppliers charge an added fee if you are under 25. Be sure to read over the rental agreement to find what the exact charge is before you book your vehicle.
Does Toyama require rental car insurance?
When driving in Toyama or the rest of Japan, you will need insurance. Almost every supplier needs proof of insurance before you rent a car. The majority of countries require the driver to have insurance. You might be able to purchase additional insurance through the rental car dealer for your trip, if you think your insurance won't cover your rental during your trip.
The major credit cards (MasterCard, Visa, American Express, and Discover) will usually cover your car rental. However, many of them have restrictions, like not covering large vehicles like premium models or some SUVs. It is best to call and find out what kind of coverage is offered before you head to Toyama.
What are the different fuel policies?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will have to search for an open gas station near the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The tank will be full when you get your car. Use as much fuel as you wish 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 pay for the fuel you use. Used a half of a tank? Then you just fill it back up to full. You won't need to pay for any fuel you didn't use. You can shop around for the cheapest prices and you'll only pay refueling charges if you don't refill 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. Several providers offer a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to check with them beforehand||There will be no need to go searching for a gas station before you drop-off your car||The supplier usually charges a higher rate for the fuel than a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You may not have a full tank when you pick up your vehicle, and you won't need to fill the tank back up before you drop it back off||You fill the tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'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. 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.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Toyama?
If you wish to check out all that Toyama offers, you're going to want unlimited miles. You can drive as far as you'd like without worrying about additional fees. Read the fine print to be sure your mileage is actually "unlimited."
Before you drive off
Be sure you check a few items before you leave the rental lot on your Toyama adventure. It's worth the time to:
- Inspect the car and make sure there is no dents or scrapes. If so, mark it down on the paperwork
- Inspect the trunk to see if the spare is 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
- Figure out how to work the entertainment and GPS (if available). It's best to limit any unneeded distractions when you are driving around a new city
Book your Toyama car rental today
When you book with CarRentals.com, you can count on a wonderful set of wheels that will leave you with cash to spare. Book today to cash in on cheap deals on your impeccable Toyama car rental. We'll see you on the road.