Car rentals in Waterville Valley: All you need to know
You want a great vehicle to get around Waterville Valley whether you're traveling for a business or pleasure. See the famous sites around the region and pull up in front of the popular restaurants in Waterville Valley. CarRentals.com has collected your most popular questions about renting a car in Waterville Valley. 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 Waterville Valley?
You're well on your way to finding the best deal on your car rental with CarRentals.com. But, there are ways to get an even lower price on your next rental. You can:
- Take time to compare vehicle pricing
- Avoid airport pick-ups or drop-offs, which typically are more expensive
- 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 on your Waterville Valley rental car.
What rental companies have outlets in Waterville Valley?
From global names like Enterprise and Hertz to budget-friendly brands like Fox and Budget, 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 your next trip.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Waterville Valley?
That depends on your needs and what activities you want to do in Waterville Valley. If you're having difficulty picking the right car, make sure to read over the chart below. We've compared the most popular vehicle categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury||When you deserve the best||Infiniti Q50, Mercedes Benz CLA, or similar|
|SUV or Minivan||Families with a lot of suitcases and a need for space||Ford Escape, Chrysler Town & Country, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want a quiet and comfortable ride||Honda Civic, Kia Optima, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Waterville Valley?
Usually, to rent a car in Waterville Valley you must be at least 21—the same as it is across the rest of the United States of America. If you are under 25, you might also need to pay a surcharge. Be sure to read the rental agreement to determine what the total is before you reserve your rental.
Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Waterville Valley?
Almost all countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to purchase additional insurance through rental car company, if you are concerned your insurance won't cover your rental. Otherwise, as a U.S. citizen, you can also add on Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout. Many credit card issuers (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover) will cover your car rental. However, there may be limitations, like not covering bigger automobiles 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 Waterville Valley.
Are there different fuel policies?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will need to find an open gas station close to the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||There will be a full tank of gas when you pick up your automobile. You can use as much fuel as you want and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the rental office. Just make sure to refill the tank before you return the car to avoid a refueling cost||You only refill the amount of fuel that you've used. If you only use half of a tank, it's only necessary refill half of a tank, and therefore avoid paying for fuel you don't need. You won't pay more than local fuel prices and you'll only pay service charges if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You pay for a full tank of fuel when you pick the car up and bring the car back with the tank empty. Some 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 drop-off your car||The supplier usually charges a higher rate for the fuel than a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You won't have a full tank when you pick up your vehicle, and you don't need to fill the tank back up 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 type of fuel policy should I choose?
We usually recommend that you opt for the full-to-full policy. This policy simply means you bring your rental back to the full, and you're all set.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Waterville Valley?
Unlimited miles is a good choice if you plan to do a bit of sightseeing or visit several business associates all over Waterville Valley. You can drive as much as you like and not incur additional charges. Read over your policy to discover if there are any limitations.
Tips before you leave the lot
Before you get started on your Waterville Valley adventure, check a few items prior to leaving the car rental lot. You should take time to:
- Check out your car and be sure there is no dents 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
- Get comfortable operating the radio or entertainment features. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Waterville Valley rental car today
Maybe you're carpooling with co-workers to and from the hotel to the conference center, maybe you're traveling solo, or maybe you're bringing your partner or kids. CarRentals.com has the ideal vehicle that can align with your requirements and not deplete your travel fund.