Car rentals in Warsaw: All you need to know
A Warsaw car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You can explore all the sights, and even find out what else the rest of New York has to offer. CarRentals.com has gathered the most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Warsaw. Read on to find out which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
Where do I get a great deal on a car rental in Warsaw?
You are well on your way to getting the best rate on your car rental with CarRentals.com. But, you can try to do a couple things to keep your next rental affordable. Be sure to:
- Compare the prices of vehicles
- Avoid pick-ups and drop-offs at airports, which can cost more
- Know ahead of time the amount of mileage/fuel you may use
- Search and book as far in advance as you can
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save big on your Warsaw rental car.
What rental companies have retailers in Warsaw?
From budget-friendly brands like Dollar and Thrifty to global names like National and Hertz, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the online reviews to get an idea of which is best for you.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Warsaw?
That all depends on your needs and what activities you want to do in Warsaw. If you're having a little trouble picking the right car, be sure to go over our table below. We've compared the most popular categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury||Business travelers who want a little luxury as they cruise Warsaw||Cadillac XTS, Infiniti Q50, or similar|
|SUV||Large groups who want to navigate Warsaw together||Ford Escape, Chrysler Town & Country, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those looking for a fuel-efficient vehicle||Toyota Prius, Honda Civic, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Warsaw?
Normally, the age limit for renting a car in Warsaw is 21—the same as it is across the rest of the United States of America. Additionally, many suppliers charge an extra fee if you are under 25. Be sure to go over the rental agreement to discover any additional charges is before you rent your car.
Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Warsaw?
Almost all countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to buy additional insurance through rental car supplier for your trip, if you know your insurance won't cover your rental during your trip. Otherwise, as a United States citizen, you can also add on Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout. Although many major card issuers, like Visa or Discover, give some insurance, there may be restrictions. For example, you may not be covered if you reserve a luxury or larger vehicle. Make sure to check rental car supplier's policy before you decide.
Are there different fuel policies?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will need to find a gas station near the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank when you collect your automobile. You can use as much fuel as you need and top it off when you return your car. Just make sure to refill the tank before you return the car to avoid 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 can fill up at any station you want and you'll only pay refueling charges if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll get the car with a full tank and return the car with an empty tank. Several rental car companies provide a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to confirm with them beforehand||There will be no need to go searching for a gas station before you bring back the car||You might pay more 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 pick up your vehicle, and you don't have to fill the tank back up before you drop it back off||You refill your tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll need to find a gas station as soon as you get the car|
What fuel policy should I get?
At CarRentals.com, we encourage a full to full policy. You receive the car with a full tank, and you should return it topped off. If you want to keep your expenses lower, it is best to find a filling station before you return the car. Stations close to airports or car rental places tend to have higher prices.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Warsaw?
Unlimited mileage is a good choice for travelers who don't want to worry about how many miles they are driving. 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 things before you leave the rental lot on your Warsaw adventure. You should take time to:
- Look over your car and be sure there is no damage or scratches. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
- Check the trunk to see if the spare is properly inflated and the necessary tools to change it are there
- 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 wipers
- Figure out how to work the entertainment and GPS (if available). You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Warsaw rental car today
Know that you can depend on a great set of wheels that will leave you with cash to spare when you book with CarRentals.com. Book today to cash in on cheap deals on your ideal Warsaw rental car. See you on the road.