Car rentals in Truro: All you need to know
A Truro car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You can check out all the sights, and even find out what the rest of Massachusetts has to offer. We've answered your most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Truro. Read on to discover which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
How can I find a bargain rental car in Truro?
You're well on your way to getting the best deal on your car rental when you use us. However, there are a more ways to increase your savings. Be sure to:
- Check the mileage policy to avoid any surprise fees
- Book your vehicle as far ahead of time as possible
- Avoid airport pick-ups or drop-offs if possible; they tend to be more expensive
- Compare daily and weekly rates; you may save more with a longer rental
These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Truro.
What rental companies have retailers in Truro?
From global names like Enterprise and Sixt to budget-friendly brands like Payless and Fox, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Scan through the online reviews to help you figure out which one meets your needs.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Truro?
That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what you'll be doing when you visit Truro. If you're having difficulty deciding, make sure to read over our table below. We've compared the most popular types of vehicles for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Groups or Families looking for adventure in the Massachusetts back-country||BMW X3, Ford Explorer, or similar|
|Full Size||If you plan on doing a lot of touring and want a comfy ride||Infiniti Q50, Ford Fusion, or similar|
|Economy Car||Easy to park and have great gas mileage||Fiat 500, Nissan Versa Note, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Truro?
Typically, to rent a car in Truro you must be at least 21. But, you may find that there is an additional charge if you're under 25 or for larger or higher category rentals. Read over the supplier's terms to figure out what the exact charge is before you book your vehicle.
Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Truro?
When cruising through Truro or the rest of the United States, you will need insurance. Many suppliers require that you show proof of insurance before you rent a car. Many countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to buy temporary insurance with the rental agency. Otherwise, as a United States citizen, you can also book Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout.
The major credit cards (American Express, Visa, MasterCard, and Discover) will typically offer coverage. But many of them have restrictions, such as not covering bigger vehicles like premium models or some SUVs. Make sure to call and find out exactly what your credit card will cover and how much before you travel to Truro.
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 close to your car rental supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank when you collect your car. Use as much fuel as you like and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the end of your rental period. If you refill the tank before you return your car, you won't be charged a refueling cost||You only need to replace the fuel you used. Used a half of a tank? Then you just fill it back up to full. You won't be paying for any gas you didn't use. You won't pay more than local fuel prices and you'll only pay service charges if you don't fill up 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. Check with the rental car provider to see if they will refund you for any unused fuel||You won't need to find a fuel station near your rental drop-off location||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 collect the vehicle, and you won't have to fill the tank back up before you bring the car back||You refill your tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll need to locate a gas station as soon as you get the car|
What fuel policy should I get?
Many suppliers offer a variety of fuel policies. However, full-to-full is our stand-out winner. 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 Truro.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
Unlimited mileage is a good option for travelers who don't want to worry about incurring any extra charges with the distance they drive. Just make sure that your policy really provides unlimited miles. Check the fine print before you book.
Before you drive off
Be sure you check a few items before you leave the lot on your Truro adventure. You should:
- Inspect the vehicle and make sure there is no dents or scratches. If you notice any, mark it down on the paperwork
- Inspect the trunk to see if the spare is properly inflated and the necessary tools to change it are there
- Familiarize yourself with the car. Adjust the mirrors and seats to your liking, and figure out how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Get comfortable operating the entertainment and GPS (if available). You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Truro car rental today
Use CarRentals.com to get yourself the best wheels Truro 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 Truro.