Car rentals in Uppsala: All you need to know
An Uppsala car rental gives you the opportunity to go where you want, when you want. You'll be able to check out all the sights, and even see what the rest of the region has to offer. CarRentals.com has gathered your most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Uppsala. Read on to find out how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
How do I find a great deal on a car rental in Uppsala?
CarRentals.com makes it easy to book the cheapest rates. Simply enter your travel dates and scroll down the list of car rental suppliers, pick the top rental locations, and find the best offers in Uppsala. You can also:
- Compare the rates for a few suppliers on the type of car you want
- Book as far in advance as possible. You'll usually get the vehicle of your choice and save more
- Check the fuel and mileage policies. This way you'll avoid any surprises on your final bill
- Decide the vehicle you'll need for your drive. Don't rent more car than you need
These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Uppsala.
What rental suppliers have outlets in Uppsala?
In Uppsala, there are a few rental car companies to pick from, like Sixt. Scan through the reviews to help you figure out which one is best for your next trip.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Uppsala?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this city means you're bound to find an automobile that suits your needs. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Premium||If you really want to treat yourself on your visit to Uppsala||Mercedes C-Class, Cadillac XTS, or similar|
|Minivan||Families with a lot of luggage and a need for space||Chrysler Town & Country, Dodge Grand Caravan, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want to get the most miles per gallon on their trip||Toyota Prius, Honda Civic, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Uppsala?
Usually, the age limit for renting a car in Uppsala is 21—the same as it is across most of the country. Additionally, many suppliers charge an extra fee if you are under 25. Be sure to read over the rental agreement to figure out any additional fees is before you rent your car.
Is insurance required to rent a car in Uppsala?
When cruising through Uppsala or the rest of Sweden, you'll need insurance. Almost every supplier needs proof of insurance before you pick up your vehicle. Many 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 know your insurance won't cover you while traveling through SWE.
The major credit cards (Discover, American Express, Visa, and MasterCard) will generally provide some coverage. However, many of them have restrictions, such as not covering larger vehicles like premium models or some SUVs. It is best to find out exactly what your credit card will cover and how much before you head to Uppsala.
What are the different fuel policies?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will have to find an open gas station close to your rental car supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The tank will be full when you pick up your vehicle. You can use as much fuel as you like and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off 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. Used a half of a tank? Then you just fill it back up to full. You won't need to pay for any 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'll pay for a full tank of gas and return the car with an empty tank. Some suppliers offer 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 you would going to a nearby gas station|
|Empty to empty||You may not have a full tank when you pick up your vehicle, and you won't have to fill the tank back up when you drop it back off||You refill your tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll have to get some gas before you go on a long trip|
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
We usually advise that customers choose the full-to-full policy. This policy is the most straightforward, and you simply top off the tank before you bring it back.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
If you plan to check out all that Uppsala offers, you are going to want unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Uppsala. Go over the fine print to make certain they are actually "unlimited."
Before you leave the lot
Before you begin on your Uppsala vacation, check a few items prior to leaving the rental lot. You should take time to:
- Walk around your vehicle and make sure there is no damage 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
- 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 operating the radio or entertainment features. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Uppsala car rental 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 deplete your travel piggy bank.