Car rentals in West Berlin: All you need to know
A West Berlin car rental gives you the opportunity to go where you want, when you want. You can explore all the sights, and even find out what the rest of New Jersey has to offer. We've answered the most popular questions about car rentals in West Berlin. Read on to discover the dos and don'ts of renting a car.
How do I get a bargain rental car in West Berlin?
CarRentals.com makes it a cinch to grab the best deals. Just type in your travel dates and go down the list of car rental suppliers, choose the top rental locations, and find the most wallet-friendly packages West Berlin has to offer. You should also:
- Compare and contrast 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 car of your choice and save more
- Check the mileage and fuel policies. You don't want to be surprised with added costs
- Decide what vehicle you'll need for your trip. Don't get more car than you need
These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in West Berlin.
What rental companies have outlets in West Berlin?
From budget-friendly brands like Thrifty and Budget to global names like Enterprise and Hertz, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the reviews to help you figure out which meets your needs.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in West Berlin?
That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what you'll be doing when you visit West Berlin. If you're having a bit of trouble choosing, make sure to go over the table below. We've compared the most popular categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury||When you really want to treat yourself on your trip to West Berlin||Mercedes C-Class, Cadillac XTS, or similar|
|SUV or Minivan||Large groups who want to navigate West Berlin together||Ford Escape, Chrysler Town & Country, or similar|
|Compact Car||When saving money and good gas mileage are your top priorities||Ford Fiesta, Chevrolet Spark, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in West Berlin?
Generally, to rent a car in West Berlin 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 through the rental agreement to find any additional fees is before you reserve your rental.
Do I need insurance to rent a car in West Berlin?
Insurance is required, wherever you're renting a car. That said, your current car insurance may cover you. Additionally, if you pay using your credit card, the card's policy may also insure you. Keep in mind, these policies may not provide total coverage, and you'll need to add it to your booking for West Berlin. Check in advance and, if it is required, you can conveniently include it at the CarRentals.com checkout.
Are there different fuel policies?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will need to search for a gas station near 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 vehicle. You can use as much fuel as you wish and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the end of your rental period. 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 half of a tank? Then you just fill it back up to full. You won't need to pay for any fuel you didn't use. You can fill up at any station you want and you'll only be charged refueling fees if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You pay for a full tank when you pick the car up and bring the car back with the tank empty. Ask the rental car provider to see if they will refund you for any unused fuel||You won't need to find a petrol station near your rental drop-off location||The supplier usually charges a higher rate for the fuel than a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You will not have a full tank of fuel when you pick up your vehicle, and you won't need to fill the tank back up when you drop it back off||You fill the tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll need to locate a gas station as soon as you collect the car|
What fuel policy should I get?
Many rental car suppliers offer a range of fuel policies. However, full-to-full is our stand-out winner. It simply means returning the car with the same level of gas as you got it with, so you'll never pay for anyone else's road trips through the West Berlin.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in West Berlin?
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. Read the details on mileage limits before you book.
Before you leave the lot
Before you get going on your West Berlin adventure, check a few items prior to leaving the rental lot. It's worth the time to:
- Inspect your car and determine if there is any dents or scratches. If so, mark it down on your paperwork
- Inspect the trunk to determine if the spare is properly inflated and the jack and lung wrench are there
- Familiarize yourself with the car. Adjust the mirrors and seats, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Get comfortable operating the entertainment and GPS (if available). You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your West Berlin car rental 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 car rental that can fit your needs and not deplete your travel fund.