Most rental car companies require drivers to be at least 21 years old, and sometimes 25, to rent a car. Younger drivers may be subject to additional fees.
Typically, you’ll need a valid driver’s license, a major credit card in your name, and often a second form of identification, such as a passport.
Many rental car agencies accept debit cards, but they might place a hold on a certain amount of funds in your account as a security deposit.
Basic insurance coverage is usually included, but it’s a good idea to check with the rental company. You may also have the option to purchase additional coverage.
Yes, additional drivers can usually be added for a fee. They’ll need to meet the same rental qualifications and provide their information.
If the car is damaged during your rental period, you may be responsible for repair costs. Insurance coverage can help mitigate these expenses.
Yes, most rental companies offer one-way rentals. However, there may be drop-off fees associated with this option.
You’re generally responsible for paying tolls and fuel costs during your rental. Some rental agencies offer prepaid fuel options.
Cross-border and international travel may be allowed, but you’ll need to check with the rental company and adhere to any restrictions or requirements.
You can usually extend your rental by contacting the rental agency ahead of time. Keep in mind that rates may change based on the extension.
Late returns may result in additional charges, often calculated on an hourly or daily basis. It’s best to notify the rental agency if you anticipate being late.
You can often request a specific car type, but availability may vary depending on the rental location and time of booking.
Cancellation policies differ among rental companies. Some may allow free cancellations within a certain window, while others may charge a fee.