If you are internet savvy, then hiring a car on the internet is not a burdensome task. With the help of internet you can easily look up for your preference of cars and location. Cost of a car varies on the type of car you wish to hire. A luxury car will be more expensive than a sedan. Once you enter the process of hiring a car, you will understand the nitty gritty. The whole process is discussed below for your convenience-
- You first need to identify all the car rentals through the phonebook or by simply searching on the internet. Research extensively and do not leave the search in between because you are bored. Once the scanning is complete, you will have shortlist some firms that fit your requirements.
- Next step is to call the shortlisted firms to clear all the doubts that might have clouded your mind. Call every firm with a new pair of ears and show inquisitiveness. Listen to the complete process, as it may vary from firm to firm. Ask the agent questions related to everything possible cars, pickup destination, rates, types of cars, kilometers, per hour cost, availability, offers, discounts, insurance and any partnerships they maintain with any hotel or airline. You can clear all your doubts and even ask for discounts available.
- Next is to identify the pickup point. A pickup should always be near to your place for your own convenience. There wont be any use of hiring a car if you are using a mode of transport to reach your pickup point. Enquire every firm what is there pickup location and if it is not near to your place, you can urge them for molding them according to your wishes.
- Now comes the most important point, selecting a car. firstly, it is necessary to identify one’s requirement. Do you require a car only for pick and drop or do you need a car for a road trip? What is number of people planning to go? Will the car you choose easily accommodate so many people? Analyse a car on the basis of many parameters and once you have made a decision, compare the prices of different firms.
- Lastly, you have to book the car. Car rental companies offer more discount if you do internet bookings. They offer more discounts on net bookings. Even if your date of vacation is not near by, booking in advance can be profitable as you will get the car of your choice and at minimum amount.
Once you follow this process and make the reservations, these tips might be useful to you-
- Return the car with full gas or petrol or you will be charged a hefty amount.
- Ask for discounts , do not wait for them to inform you because they will not offer you any until you ask.
- Ask beforehand, how the payments will be made through cash or credit card.
- How much fuel is included in the rental charges and for how much you will have to pay?