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Car rentals in West River: All you need to know

You need a great automobile to take you around West River whether you're traveling for a business trip or a vacation. Check out the top sites around the region and pull up in front of the popular restaurants in West River. We've collected the most popular questions about renting a car in West River. Find out how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.

How do I get a bargain rental car in West River?

CarRentals.com makes it a breeze to book the cheapest rates. Simply enter your travel dates and go down the variety of car rental companies, pick the top rental locations, and find the best offers in West River. You should also:

  • Compare vehicle pricing before you book
  • Avoid airport pick-ups and drop-offs, which can cost more
  • Know ahead of time how much mileage/fuel you may use
  • Search and reserve in advance

Just following even a few of these tips can help you save big on your West River rental car.

What rental suppliers have retailers in West River?

From global names like Enterprise and Hertz to budget-friendly brands like Thrifty and Budget, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the online reviews to help you figure out which is best for your next trip.

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

That all depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit West River. If you're having a bit of trouble picking the right car, be sure to look over our chart below. We've compared the most popular vehicle categories for you:

Car TypeBest forCategory Includes
PremiumIf you really want to treat yourself on your visit to West RiverMercedes C-Class, Cadillac XTS, or similar
SUVLarge groups who want to navigate West River togetherHyundai Santa Fe, Nissan Quest, or similar
Compact CarFor those looking to save the most on their tripFiat 500, Nissan Versa Note, or similar

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

Generally, to rent a car in West River you must be at least 21. However, you may find that there is an added charge if you are under 25 or for larger or higher category cars. Go through the supplier's terms to determine what the exact fee will be before you book your rental.

Does West River require rental car insurance?

Insurance is mandatory, wherever you're renting a car. That said, you might already be insured by your existing car or credit card policies. Keep in mind, these policies may not cover you 100%, and you'll have to add it to your booking for West River. Check ahead of time and, if it is required, you can easily include it at 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 near the drop-off location
Policy TypePolicy DescriptionAdvantagesDisadvantages
Full to FullThe tank will be full when you pick up your car. You can use as much fuel as you like and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the end of your rental period. If you refill the tank before you return your car, you won't be charged a refueling costYou only refill the amount of fuel that you've used. Used a half of a tank? Then you just fill it back up to full. You won't need to pay for any gas you didn't use. You can fill up at any station you want and you'll only pay service charges if you don't fill up the tank
Full to empty (pre-paid)You'll get the car with a full tank and return the car with the tank empty. Several suppliers offer a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to check with them beforehandThere will be no need to go searching for a gas station before you bring back the carYou usually pay a higher rate for a tank upfront then going to a local station
Empty to emptyYou will not have a full tank of fuel when you pick up your vehicle, and you won't have to fill the tank back up before you drop it back offYou fill the tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump pricesYou'll have to get some gas before you go on a long trip

What fuel policy should I get?

We usually advise that customers choose 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 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 fine print before you book.

Tips before you leave the lot

Before you begin on your West River adventure, check a few things before you leave the rental lot. It's important to:

  • Look over your vehicle and be sure there is no dents or scrapes. If so, write it down on your paperwork
  • Check 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, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
  • Figure out how to work the radio or entertainment features. It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are driving around a new area

Book your West River car rental today

When you reserve your car with CarRentals.com, you know you can count on a perfect vehicle that will result in more extra money in the bank. Cash in on cheap deals on your perfect West River rental car when you book with CarRentals.com. We'll see you around town.