Car rentals in Worcester: All you need to know
A Worcester car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You'll be able to check out all the sights, and even see what else the rest of the area has to offer. CarRentals.com has collected the most popular questions about renting a car in Worcester. Read on to find out which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
Where do I find a great deal on a car rental in Worcester?
We always try to get you the best rate. However, to increase your savings when you travel to Worcester you can do a few things. You can:
- Compare all the deals available
- Book as far in advance as possible. You will usually save more and get the car of your choice
- Check the mileage and fuel policies. You don't want to be surprised with any additional costs
- Don't rent more vehicle than you need. Typically, the smaller the car, the cheaper the rate
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save on your Worcester rental car.
What rental companies have retailers in Worcester?
From budget-friendly brands like Fox and Budget to global names like Avis and Enterprise, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Scan through the online reviews to help you figure out which one meets your needs.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Worcester?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this city means you're certain to find a car that is perfect for you. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||To take on any kind of terrain and enjoy great views||Ford Edge, Kia Sorento, Jaguar F-Pace, or similar|
|Full Size||Need extra room and comfort, but with better handling and gas mileage than an SUV||Infiniti Q50, Ford Fusion, or similar|
|Compact Car||Couple or two friends heading to the beach and back||Ford Fiesta, Chevrolet Spark, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Worcester?
Generally, the age limit for car rentals in Worcester is 21—the same as it is across the rest of the country. However, you might need to pay a surcharge if you're under 25. Be sure to read the terms to find any additional fees is before you book your car.
Does Worcester require rental car insurance?
Most countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to buy additional insurance through rental car supplier, if you know your insurance won't cover your rental during your trip. Several credit cards (Discover, American Express, Visa, and MasterCard) will cover your car rental. But there may be limitations, like not covering bigger automobiles such as premium models or some SUVs. It is best to call and find out exactly what your credit card will cover and how much before you travel to Worcester.
Are there 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 close to your car rental supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The tank will be full when you collect your vehicle. Use as much petrol as you need 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 cost||You 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 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 pick up the car with a full tank of fuel and return the car with an empty tank. Several suppliers offer a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to confirm with them beforehand||You won't need to find a gas station near your rental drop-off location||You usually pay a higher price for a tank upfront then you would going to a nearby gas station|
|Empty to empty||You won't have a full tank when you collect your vehicle, and you don't need to fill the tank back up 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 locate a gas station shortly after you collect the car|
What fuel policy do you recommend?
We encourage a full tank policy. You pick up your rental with a full tank, and you should return it topped off. If you want to keep your expenses lower, it is best to find a filling station before you bring the car back. Stations near or around airports or car rental places tend to have higher prices.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
If you plan to explore all that Worcester offers, you're going to want unlimited miles. You can drive as far as you'd like without worrying about additional charges. Read the fine print to be certain your mileage is actually "unlimited."
Know before you go
Before you get going on your Worcester trip, be sure you check out a few items prior to leaving the rental lot. You should:
- Check out the vehicle and determine if there is any damage or scrapes. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
- Make you have a properly inflated spare tire, lug wrench, and jack in the trunk
- Familiarize yourself with the car. Adjust the mirrors and seats to your liking, and figure out how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Get comfortable working the navigation and entertainment. It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are navigating a new city
Book your Worcester car rental today
Know that you can depend on a great ride that will result in more cash to spare when you book with CarRentals.com. Cash in on cheap deals on your ideal Worcester car rental when you book with CarRentals.com. We'll see you out here.