Car rentals in Winterthur: All you need to know
You want a great car to get around Winterthur whether you're traveling for a business or pleasure. Check out the top sites around the region and park in front of the best restaurants in Winterthur. We've gathered your most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Winterthur. Read on to discover which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
How do I get a bargain car rental in Winterthur?
You are well on your way to getting the best deal on your car rental when you use us. But, there are a more ways to increase your savings. You can:
- Compare the prices of vehicles
- Avoid pick-ups and drop-offs at airports, which can be more expensive
- Know 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 agencies in Winterthur?
From global names like Enterprise and Hertz to budget-friendly brands like Payless and Fox, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the reviews to help you figure out which one is best for your next trip.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Winterthur?
That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what you'll be doing when you visit Winterthur. If you're having a little trouble choosing, make sure to look over the chart below. We have compared the most popular vehicle categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Those looking for a little adventure off the beaten path||Ford Explorer, Hyundai Santa Fe, or similar|
|Full Size||Need extra room and comfort, but with the handling of a sedan||Chevrolet Impala, Toyota Camry, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those looking for a fuel-efficient vehicle||Honda Civic, Kia Optima, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Winterthur?
Typically, to rent a car in Winterthur 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 review the terms to discover any additional fees is before you book your car.
Is insurance required to rent a car in Winterthur?
Insurance is always needed, no matter where you rent a car. With that said, you could already be covered by your credit card or car policies. Keep in mind, these policies may not provide 100% coverage, and you'll have to add it to your booking for Winterthur. Look into it before you book and, if it is necessary, you can easily add it at checkout.
What is the fuel policy for Winterthur rental cars?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will have to find a gas station near your car rental supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank when you collect your automobile. You can use as much fuel as you wish and top it off when you return your car at the end. As long as you replace the fuel before returning the car, you won't face any extra fees||You only pay for the fuel you use. If you only use half of a tank, it's only necessary refill half of a tank, and therefore avoid paying for any you don't need. You can shop around for the cheapest prices and you'll only pay service charges if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll receive the car with a full tank of gas and return the car with an empty tank. Ask the provider to see if they'll refund you for any unused fuel||There will be no need to go searching for a gas station before you bring back the car||You usually pay a more expensive rate for a tank upfront then going to a local station|
|Empty to empty||You will not have a full tank of fuel when you pick up your vehicle, and you don't need to fill the tank back up before 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 type of fuel policy should I choose?
We suggest a full to full policy. You should receive your car with a full tank, and you will want to return it with a full tank of gas. If you want to save some money, fill up your tank before bringing the rental car. Stations near airports or car rental places tend to have higher prices.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
Unlimited miles is a good option if you plan to do a bit of sightseeing or visit a lot of business associates all over Winterthur. You can cruise wherever you want and not incur additional charges. Review your policy to discover if there are any limitations.
Before you leave the lot
Before you get started on your Winterthur adventure, check a few items before you leave the lot. You should:
- Inspect your car and make sure there is no damage or scrapes. If you notice any, mark it down on your paperwork
- Inspect the trunk to see if the spare is inflated and the necessary tools to change it 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 unnecessary distractions when you are driving around a new area
Book your Winterthur car rental today
You know you can count on a grand car that will leave you with cash to spare when you reserve your car rental with CarRentals.com. Book today to cash in on cheap deals on your perfect Winterthur rental car. See you out here.