Car rentals in Watchung: All you need to know
You want a great automobile to get around Watchung whether you're traveling for a business trip or a vacation. See the famous sites around town and park in front of the best restaurants in Watchung. CarRentals.com has collected your most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Watchung. Keep reading 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 Watchung?
CarRentals.com always tries to get you the best rate. But, there are a more ways to increase your savings. You can:
- Read the mileage policy to steer clear of any surprise expenses
- Reserve your rental car as far ahead of time as possible
- Avoid airport pick-ups; they commonly are more expensive
- Compare weekly and daily rates; you may save more with a longer rental
These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Watchung.
What rental companies have agencies in Watchung?
From global names like Avis and Enterprise to budget-friendly brands like Fox and Budget, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the reviews to get an idea of which one meets your needs.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Watchung?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this New Jersey city means you're certain to find a car that suits your needs. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury or Premium-class||Business travelers who want a little luxury as they cruise Watchung||Cadillac, Audi, or similar|
|SUV or Minivan||Families with plenty of luggage and a need for space||Hyundai Santa Fe, Nissan Quest, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want to get the most miles per gallon on their trip||Toyota Prius, Honda Civic, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Watchung?
Usually, to rent a car in Watchung you must be at least 21. Please note, you may find that there is an additional charge if you are under 25 or for higher category rentals. Go through the terms to discover what the exact rate is before you book your rental.
Do I need insurance to rent a car in Watchung?
Insurance is always required, wherever you rent a car. However, your current car insurance may cover you. Additionally, if you pay for the rental in full using your credit card, the card's benefits may also insure you. Keep in mind, these policies might not totally cover your rental, and you'll need to add it to your booking for Watchung. Check ahead of time and, if it is necessary, you can simply add it at the CarRentals.com checkout.
What is the difference between all the fuel policies?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will have to find a gas station close to the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank when you get your car. Use as much gas as you want and top it off when you return your car at the end. As long as you replace the fuel before returning the car, you won't face any extra fees||You only pay for the fuel you use. Used a quarter of a tank? Then you just fill it back up to full. You won't be paying for any fuel you didn't use. You won't pay more than local fuel prices and you'll only be charged refueling fees or service charges if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You pay for a full tank of gas when you pick the car up and bring the car back with the tank empty. Ask the provider to see if they'll refund you for any unused fuel||You won't have to search for a gas station before you drop-off your car||You usually pay a more expensive rate for a tank upfront then you would going to a nearby gas station|
|Empty to empty||You will not have a full tank of fuel when you pick up your vehicle, and you don't need to refill the gas before you drop it back off||You fill the tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll have to fill up before you go on a long trip|
What fuel policy do you recommend?
Many rental car suppliers offer a variety of fuel policies. However, the stand-out winner is usually full-to-full. You simply bring the car back with the same amount of fuel you got it with. Just be sure you make time to shop for the cheapest gas prices.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Watchung?
If you want to see all that Watchung and maybe even the rest of New Jersey offers, you're going to need unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Watchung. Read the fine print to be sure they are actually "unlimited."
Before you leave the lot
Make sure you go over a few things before you leave the rental lot on your Watchung adventure. It's worth the time to:
- Inspect your car and make certain there is no damage or scrapes. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
- Inspect the trunk to see if the spare is properly inflated and the jack and lung wrench 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 windshield wipers
- Figure out how to work the radio or entertainment features. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Watchung car rental 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 rental car that can align with your needs and not deplete your travel piggy bank.