Car rentals in Westport: All you need to know
A Westport car rental gives you the opportunity to go where you want, when you want. You can check out all the sights, and even find out what the rest of the area has to offer. CarRentals.com has gathered the most popular questions about renting a car in Westport. Read on to find out how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
Where do I get a bargain car rental in Westport?
CarRentals.com makes it a breeze to grab the best rates. Just type in your travel dates and scroll through the variety of rental car suppliers, choose the top rental locations, and find the cheapest offers in Westport. You can also:
- Compare the prices of vehicles
- Try to avoid pick-ups or drop-offs at airports, which can cost more
- Determine ahead of time the amount of fuel/mileage you may use
- Search and book in advance
Even a little knowledge can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental suppliers have agencies in Westport?
From budget-friendly brands like Economy and Budget to global names like National and Hertz, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the reviews to get an idea of which one is best for your next trip.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Westport?
That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what activities you want to do in Westport. If you're having difficulty deciding, be sure to go over our table below. We've compared the most popular vehicle categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury||Business travelers who want a little luxury as they cruise Westport||Mercedes C-Class, Cadillac XTS, or similar|
|SUV or Minivan||Family trips where you need the extra room||Hyundai Santa Fe, Nissan Quest, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want a quiet and comfortable ride with great fuel economy||BMW i3, Kia Optima, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Westport?
Generally, the age limit for renting a car in Westport is 21—the same as it is across the rest of the country. 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 charges is before you book your car.
Do I need insurance to rent a car in Westport?
Insurance is required, wherever you're renting a car. With that said, you could already be insured by your existing car or credit card policies. Keep in mind, those policies might not totally cover your rental, and you'll need to add it on to your booking. Check in advance and, if it's necessary, you can just include it at checkout.
Are there different fuel policies?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will have to find a gas station close to your rental car supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||There will be a full tank of gas when you pick up your vehicle. Use as much petrol as you wish and top it off when you return your car. 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 need to 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 be charged refueling fees or service charges if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll pay for a full tank of gas and return the car with the tank empty. Some rental car companies provide a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to confirm with them beforehand||You won't have to find for a gas station before you drop-off your car||You usually pay more for a tank upfront then you would going to a nearby gas station|
|Empty to empty||You will not have a full tank of fuel when you collect your vehicle, and you won't have to refill the gas before you drop it back off||You fill the tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll need to find a gas station as soon as you get the car|
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
We usually advise that customers opt for the full-to-full policy. This policy simply means you bring your rental back to the full, and you're all set.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Westport?
If you plan to check out all that Westport offers, you are going to need unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Westport. Read the fine print to be sure they are truly "unlimited."
Before you drive off
Before you begin on your Westport vacation, make sure you check a few items prior to leaving the rental lot. It's important to:
- Inspect your vehicle and be sure there is no dents or scratches. If so, write it down on the paperwork
- Check the trunk to determine if the spare is inflated and the necessary tools to change it 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 Westport car rental today
Use CarRentals.com to get yourself the best wheels Westport has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be cruising between the great restaurants, world-famous landmarks, and all the terrific sites in Westport.