Car rentals in Westhampton Beach: All you need to know
A Westhampton Beach car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You can check out all the sights, and even see what else the rest of New York has to offer. We've collected the most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Westhampton Beach. Read on to see 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 Westhampton Beach?
CarRentals.com makes it a breeze to snag budget-friendly deals. Simply type in your travel dates and go down the variety of car rental companies, pick the top rental locations, and find the best offers in Westhampton Beach. You can also:
- Take time to compare vehicle pricing
- Try to avoid pick-ups or drop-offs at airports, which usually are more expensive
- Determine ahead of time the amount of mileage/fuel you may use
- Search and reserve as far in advance as you can
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save on your Westhampton Beach rental car.
What rental suppliers have outlets in Westhampton Beach?
From budget-friendly brands like Thrifty and Budget to global names like Hertz and Enterprise, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the online reviews to help you figure out which meets your needs.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Westhampton Beach?
That depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit Westhampton Beach. If you're having difficulty deciding, make sure to go over the chart below. We've compared the most popular categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||To take on any kind of terrain and enjoy great views||Ford Edge, Kia Sorento, or similar|
|Full Size||Groups with luggage and a need for space||Infiniti Q50, Ford Fusion, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want to get the most mpg on their trip||BMW i3, Kia Optima, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Westhampton Beach?
Typically, the age limit for renting a car in Westhampton Beach is 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 review the supplier's terms to figure out any additional fees is before you book your vehicle.
Is insurance required to rent a car in Westhampton Beach?
Most countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to buy interim insurance with the rental car supplier. Otherwise, as a United States citizen, you can also add on Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com at checkout. Many credit card issuers (Discover, American Express, Visa, and MasterCard) will offer coverage. However, many of them have restrictions, like not covering larger automobiles such as trucks or SUVs. It is best to call and find out what kind of coverage is offered before you head to Westhampton Beach.
What are the 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 near the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank when you collect your vehicle. You can use as much fuel as you like 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 need to replace the fuel you used. If you only use half of a tank, you'll only have to refill half of a tank, and therefore avoid paying for any you don't need. You won't pay more than local fuel prices and you'll only pay service charges if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You pay for a full tank of gas when you pick the car up and bring the car back with the tank empty. Several providers provide a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to check with them beforehand||You won't need to find a fuel 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 may not have a full tank when you pick up the vehicle, and you don't have to fill the tank back up when you drop it back off||You refill your tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll need to find a gas station as soon as you collect the car|
What fuel policy should I get?
We usually recommend 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?
If you wish to explore all that Westhampton Beach and maybe even the rest of New York offers, you're going to need unlimited miles. You can drive as far as you'd like without worrying about additional charges. Read the fine print to be certain they are truly "unlimited."
Before you drive off
Make sure you check a few things before you leave the rental lot on your Westhampton Beach adventure. It's important to:
- Inspect your vehicle and make sure there is no damage or scrapes. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
- Inspect the trunk to see if the spare is properly inflated and the jack and lung wrench are there
- 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 radio or entertainment features. It's best to limit any unneeded distractions when you are driving around a new region
Book your Westhampton Beach rental car 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. CarRentals.com has the ideal car rental that can suit your needs and not deplete your travel piggy bank.