Car rentals in West Farmington: All you need to know
A West Farmington 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 else the rest of Maine has to offer. We've answered the most popular questions about car rentals in West Farmington. Find out which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
How do I find a great deal on a rental car in West Farmington?
We always strive to get you the best rate. But, there are ways to get an even lower price on your next booking. Be sure to:
- Read the mileage policy to prevent any surprise fees
- Reserve your vehicle as far in advance as you can
- Avoid airport pick-ups; they generally are more expensive
- 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 West Farmington.
What rental companies have outlets in West Farmington?
From budget-friendly brands like Thrifty and Budget to global names like Ace and Enterprise, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the online reviews to help you figure out which meets your needs.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in West Farmington?
That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what activities you want to do in West Farmington. If you're having trouble picking the right car, make sure to read over the table below. We have compared the most popular categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury||When you need the best||Infiniti, Mercedes Benz, or similar|
|SUV or Minivan||Large groups who want to navigate West Farmington together||Chrysler Pacifica, Dodge Grand Caravan, or similar|
|Economy Car||Easy to park and have great gas mileage||Chevrolet Spark, Vauxhall Corsa, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in West Farmington?
Normally, to rent a car in West Farmington you must be at least 21—the same as it is across the rest of the United States of America. Additionally, many suppliers charge an added fee if you are under 25. Be sure to read over the supplier's terms to figure out what the exact price will be before you reserve your rental.
Is insurance required to rent a car in West Farmington?
Insurance is mandatory, no matter where you rent a car. However, 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 100% coverage, and you'll need to add it on to your booking. Check ahead of time and, if it is necessary, you can easily add it at checkout.
What is the fuel policy for West Farmington rental cars?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will need to search for an open gas station near the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The gas tank will be full when you pick up your car. You can use as much fuel as you need and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the end. If you refill the tank before you return your car, you won't be charged a refueling cost||You only pay for the fuel you use. Used a half of a tank? Simply fill it back up to full. You won't need to pay for any fuel you didn't use. You won't pay more than local fuel prices and you'll only pay service 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. Check with the provider to see if they will refund you for any unused fuel||There will be no need to go searching for a gas station before you return your car||The supplier usually charges a higher rate for the fuel than a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You may not have a full tank when you collect the vehicle, and you don't need to refill the gas 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 do you recommend?
Many rental car suppliers offer a variety of fuel policies. However, the stand-out choice 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 West Farmington?
If you plan to explore all that West Farmington and maybe even the rest of Maine offers, you're going to want unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over West Farmington. Read the fine print to make certain they are truly "unlimited."
Before you drive off
Before you get started on your West Farmington trip, make sure you go over a few items before you leave the lot. It's important to:
- Inspect the vehicle and determine if there is any dents or scratches. If you notice any, mark it down on your paperwork
- 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 to your liking, and figure out how to turn on the lights and wipers
- Get comfortable working the entertainment and GPS (if available). It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are driving around a new city
Book your West Farmington car rental today
Maybe you're traveling solo, maybe you're bringing your partner or kids, or maybe you're carpooling with co-workers to and from the hotel to the conference center. No matter the situation, CarRentals.com has a rental car that can align with your requirement and not break your wallet.