How to Rent a Car

Whether you are traveling to a new place or only need to rent a car for the weekend, renting a car can be a snap in most locations. In this brief article, we will go over how to rent a car so that you will not feel lost next time you need to rent a car.


Get local yellow pages or use the internet to log in to yellow pages website in order to search for local car ranting companies and their contact info.


Once you select few preferable car renting companies, give them call one by one and request info like office location, car availability, special deals or rate availability, any discount for being a member of a group (AMEX, Aero Plane, AAA etc.) possible discount for partnership with hotels or airlines. You can select a car renting company after comparing and considering all these features.


Before you book the car or make the payment make sure you read all of their policies very carefully. This is very important especially if you are travelling to a new location. Car renting policies are very different in different locations just like laws are different in different places.

Choose the location or destination where you would like to pick up and drop off the vehicle. Some companies charges drop-off fees if the drop-off location is different than the pick up location.


Finally, pick a car size according to your need and choice. There are many types of car available at a typical renting company; compact size, mid size, 4 by 4, van, truck etc.

You will need a major credit card to reserve or rent a car. If you do not already have insurance, some renting companies will charge you insurance fees for the period.

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