Car rentals in Trier: All you need to know
You need a great vehicle to take you around Trier whether you're going for a business trip or a vacation. Explore the famous sites around the city and park in front of the best restaurants in Trier. We've collected your most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Trier. Keep reading to find out which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
How do I get a bargain car rental in Trier?
You are well on your way to locating the best price on your car rental by reserving it through us. But, there are ways to get an even lower price on your next booking. You can:
- Check the mileage policy to steer clear of any surprise expenses
- Book your rental car as far ahead of time as you can
- Avoid airport pick-ups; 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 Trier?
In Trier, there are 5 car rental providers to pick from, like Hertz. Scan through the reviews to help you figure out which meets your needs.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Trier?
That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what you'll be doing when you visit Trier. If you're having a little trouble picking the right car, make sure to look over the table below. We have compared the most popular vehicle categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Those looking for a little off-road adventure||BMW X3, Ford Edge, or similar|
|Full Size||Planning a big trip with a large group of friends or family members||Infiniti Q50, Hyundai Sonata, or similar|
|Economy Car||Couple or two friends who plan on doing a bit of sightseeing||Fiat 500, Nissan Versa Note, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Trier?
Usually, to rent a car in Trier you must be at least 21—the same as it is across the rest of the country. If you are under 25, you might also need to pay a surcharge. Be sure to go through the rental agreement to determine what the exact rate will be before you reserve your rental.
Is insurance required to rent a car in Trier?
Almost all countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to buy additional insurance through rental car company, if you know your insurance won't cover your rental during your trip.Many major card issuers, like MasterCard or Discover, give some insurance on your rental; but, there may be restrictions. For instance, you may not be covered if you book a larger or luxury vehicle. Check the policy before you decide.
What is the difference between all the fuel policies?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will need to search for an open gas station close to the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||There will be a full tank of gas when you pick up your vehicle. You can use as much fuel as you need and top it off when you return your car when you are done. If you refill the tank before you return your car, you won't be charged a refueling cost||You only pay for the fuel you use. If you only use half of a tank, you'll only need to refill half of a tank, and therefore avoid paying for fuel you don't need. You can fill up at any station you want and you'll only be charged refueling fees if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll pay for a full tank of gas and return the car with the tank empty. Many rental car companies provide a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to verify with them beforehand||There will be no need to go searching for a gas station before you bring back the car||The supplier usually charges a higher rate for the fuel than a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You will not have a full tank of fuel when you pick up the vehicle, and you don't need to refill the gas when you bring the car back||You refill your tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll need to find a gas station shortly after you collect the car|
What fuel policy should I get?
We recommend a full to full policy. You receive the vehicle with a full tank, and you should bring it back it filled up. If you want to save some money, it is best to find a gas station before bringing the rental. Stations near airports or car rental places tend to have higher prices.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
Unlimited miles is a good choice if you plan to do a little sightseeing or visit a lot of customers all over Trier. You can cruise as much as you want without incurring additional charges. Review your rental agreement to see if there are mileage limitations.
Before you drive off
Be sure you check out a few items prior to leaving the rental lot on your Trier adventure. It's important to:
- Look over your car and determine if there is any dents or scratches. If so, write 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, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Get comfortable operating the radio or entertainment features. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Trier rental car today
Maybe you're traveling with your partner and kids, or carpooling with co-workers to and from the hotel to the conference center. Maybe you're traveling solo. No matter who you're traveling with, CarRentals.com has a car rental that can align with your needs and not deplete your travel fund.