Car rentals in Vienna: All you need to know
A Vienna car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You can explore all the sights, and even see what the rest of Ohio has to offer. We've answered your most popular questions about car rentals in Vienna. Keep reading to find out the dos and don'ts of booking a rental car.
Where can I find a great deal on a car rental in Vienna?
We always strive to get you the best rate. But, you can try to do a few things to keep your upcoming booking affordable. You can:
- Read through the mileage policy to prevent any surprise expenses
- Book your rental car as far ahead of time as possible
- Avoid airport pick-ups; they commonly are pricier
- Compare weekly and daily rates; you may save more if you rent the car for longer
These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Vienna.
What rental suppliers have agencies in Vienna?
From budget-friendly brands like Economy and Budget to global names like National and Enterprise, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Scan through the reviews to get an idea of which one meets your needs.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Vienna?
That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what you'll be doing when you visit Vienna. If you're having trouble choosing, be sure to look over our chart below. We've compared the most popular types of cars for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Great for families who want comfort and have safety as a top priority||Ford Edge, Kia Sorento, Jaguar F-Pace, or similar|
|Full Size||If you plan on doing a lot of touring and want a comfy ride||Chevrolet Impala, Toyota Camry, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want to get the most miles per gallon on their trip||BMW i3, Kia Optima, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Vienna?
Typically, to rent a car in Vienna you must be at least 21—the same as it is across the rest of the United States of America. However, you might need to pay a surcharge if you're under 25. Be sure to read over the supplier's terms to discover any additional charges is before you reserve your rental.
Is insurance required to rent a car in Vienna?
Most countries require driver's insurance. You might be able to buy additional insurance through rental car company for your trip, if you know your insurance won't cover your rental. Otherwise, as a United States citizen, you can also purchase Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com at checkout. Many credit cards (Discover, American Express, Visa, and MasterCard) will provide some coverage. However, many of them have restrictions, like not covering larger automobiles such as 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 Vienna.
What is the fuel policy for Vienna rental cars?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will have to search for a gas station near your car rental supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The tank will be full when you pick up your car. You can use as much fuel as you like and top it off when you return your car at the end. Just make sure to refill the tank before you return the car to avoid a refueling cost||You only pay for the fuel you use. If you only use half of a tank, you'll only have to refill half of a tank, and therefore avoid paying for any you don't need. You can shop around for the cheapest prices and you'll only pay service charges if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll receive the car with a full tank and return the car with the tank empty. Several providers provide a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to verify with them beforehand||You won't need to find a gas station near your rental drop-off location||You might pay a higher rate for the tank than you would filling up at a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You may not have a full tank when you collect your vehicle, and you won't have to fill the tank back up before you bring the car back||You fill the tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll have to fill up before you do any serious driving|
What fuel policy should I get?
Most suppliers give you a full tank policy. We encourage returning your car with a full tank of gas. If you want to keep your expenses lower, it is best to find a gas station before returning the car rental.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Vienna?
Unlimited mileage is a good choice for those who don't want to worry about how many miles they are driving. Just make sure that your policy really provides unlimited miles. Read the details on mileage limits before you book.
Before you drive off
Make sure you check out a few things before you leave the car rental lot on your Vienna adventure. It's worth the time to:
- Inspect the car and determine if there is any damage or scrapes. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
- 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, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Figure out how to work the radio or entertainment features. It's best to limit any unneeded distractions when you are navigating a new area
Book your Vienna 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. CarRentals.com has the ideal car that can suit your needs and not deplete your travel piggy bank.