These few simple tips may make it simpler.
Tips for saving money:
- Book your leasing online, many rental companies have online specials.
- Book your lease in the same time you reserve your air travel or resort, package rates are often disregarded.
- Rent a 2,3 or 5 day, or week-long bundle, bundles are generally priced lower.
Many rental companies offer you the choice of returning the car without even filling the gas tank. . .They do this by selling one of the full tank of gasoline that is in the vehicle at the time of rental. If you’re sure you be using more than one tank of gas, and you are offered a price per gallon which is lower than the prevailing price per gallon in the region, you could save yourself a couple dollars, and have less hassle returning your vehicle.
How are you going to take care of insurance?
The rental agent will try very hard to offer the coverage’s they offer. . .which are often an extremely costly kind of temporary insurance.You do have other choices. . .The cheapest method is to inform them that your private or company auto policy will insure you. Before you suggest this, be sure you check with your insurance agent, to be sure exactly what coverage you do have.
Many credit cards will cover some rental car insurance. . .You must use that card to pay for your lease, and make sure to understand what is covered and what the constraints are.
The type or model car you reserved is not available. . This could be a bait and switch tactic, or they may only be overstocked on bigger models. . .it is also an opportunity to practice your negotiation skills. I typically will accept the update to another level. . .if it is offered at the same rate…I might suggest that we split the rate, or I may refuse to complete the transaction and go someplace else.
If your car breaks down be sure that you call the 800 number usually supplied for rent a car Split airport service or street emergencies. if that you don’t call them first, they might not cover whatever you spend.
If you discover that you left some item in the car when you flipped it in. . .don’t panic, phone the rental place where you fell off the vehicle, they might have found your item, and will often send you.
Always be certain that you get a significant credit card with you, Car Rental companies may accept checks, but they won’t ever lease a car for the money.