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Car rentals in West Mystic: All you need to know

You want a great vehicle to get around West Mystic whether you're going for a business or pleasure. See the famous sites around town and park in front of the popular restaurants in West Mystic. We've answered your most popular questions about car rentals in West Mystic. Read on to find out which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.

Where can I get a great deal on a rental car in West Mystic?

You're on your way to finding the best price on your car rental when you use CarRentals.com. However, you can try to do a few things to keep your next booking affordable. Be sure to:

  • Compare vehicle pricing before you book
  • Try to avoid airport pick-ups or drop-offs, which usually cost more
  • Determine ahead of time the amount of fuel/mileage you may use
  • Search and book as far in advance as you can

Even a little rental car know-how can go a long way to getting you the most savings.

What rental suppliers have retailers in West Mystic?

From global names like Avis and Enterprise to budget-friendly brands like Thrifty and Budget, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Scan through the online reviews to get an idea of which one is best for you.

What type of rental car should I get for my trip to West Mystic?

Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Connecticut town means you're certain to find a vehicle that is perfect for you. Some options include:

Car TypeBest forCategory Includes
LuxuryWhen you need the bestInfiniti, Audi, or similar
MinivanFamily vacations where you need the extra roomFord Escape, Chrysler Town & Country, or similar
HybridThose that want a quiet and comfortable rideBMW i3, Kia Optima, or similar

What's the age requirement to rent a car in West Mystic?

Typically, to rent a car in West Mystic you must be at least 21. However, there might be an additional fee if you're under 25 or for higher category rentals in particular. Read over the supplier's terms to find what the exact charge is before you rent your car.

Will I need insurance to get a car rental in West Mystic?

Insurance is required, no matter where you rent a vehicle. That said, you could already be covered by your existing car or credit card policies. Keep in mind, those policies may not cover you 100%, and you'll have to add it on to your booking. Check ahead of time and, if it is needed, you can just include it at checkout.

What is the fuel policy for West Mystic rental cars?

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 close to your rental car supplier
Policy TypePolicy DescriptionAdvantagesDisadvantages
Full to FullThe gas tank will be full when you collect your vehicle. Use as much petrol as you want and top it off when you return your car at the rental office. Just make sure to refill the tank before you return the car to avoid a refueling costYou 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 can fill up at any station you want and you'll only pay refueling charges if you don't fill up the tank
Full to empty (pre-paid)You pay for a full tank upfront and bring the car back with the tank empty. Many providers provide a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to verify with them beforehandThere will be no need to go searching for a gas station before you bring back the carYou usually pay a more expensive price for a tank upfront then going to a local station
Empty to emptyYou will not have a full tank of fuel when you collect the vehicle, and you won't have to fill the tank back up before you bring the car backYou refill your tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local pricesYou'll need to locate a gas station as soon as you collect the car

What fuel policy should I get?

We usually suggest that customers opt for the full-to-full policy. This policy is the most straightforward, and you simply top off the tank before you bring it back.

Is it worth getting unlimited miles?

Unlimited mileage is a good option for anyone who don't want to worry about incurring any extra charges with the distance they drive. Just make sure that your policy really provides unlimited miles. Read the details on mileage limits before you book.

Tips before you leave the lot

Before you get going on your West Mystic vacation, check out a few items before you leave the rental lot. It's worth the time to:

  • Inspect the car and be sure there is no damage or scrapes. If so, write it down on the paperwork
  • Inspect the trunk to see if the spare is inflated and both the lug wrench and jack are there
  • Familiarize yourself with the car. Adjust the mirrors and seats to your liking, and figure out how to turn on the lights and wipers
  • Get comfortable operating the entertainment and GPS (if available). You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city

Book your West Mystic 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 piggy bank.