In this article, Caroline Lindsey explains the dos and don’t s when acquiring a rental car for road trips and lengthy traveling. According to Caroline, you should research the vehicle, understand the gas return policy,and check out your digital drivers code. Its essential to bring a credit card so that the company has a security deposit, its also essential to check the rental agreement and get a quote for cheaper insurance if its not included. Then you should check the car for prior damages and make sure that the company has made note of any per-existing damage. Lastly you make sure the car has the equipment to fit your needs and add the company’s phone number to your contacts in case of an emergency.
- The most important thing to do before hiring a car is to research rates, fuel charges, and other fees regularly encountered in car rentals.
- Be certain to carefully read the agreement, and be certain it reflects exactly what you and the sales rep have discussed.
- Always remember to inspect the vehicle and take photographs of the automobile’s condition upon receiving and returning the vehicle.
“Don’t just book the first car hire “bargain” you see. To allow yourself time to find a real deal, you should start looking for your hire car well in advance of your trip.”