Car rental companies & services in Singapore

Tips on how to rent a car

On average a car rental process should be given more than last minute attention during travel. Unfortunately, many families and business travellers fail to do a few small things in advance that could lead to a stress-free car rental travel experience. Getting a car rental at the beginning of the trip can absolutely result in a much more enjoyable trip for everyone concern.

Here are a few tips that every traveller should take note of:

  • Do a little homework. Enough preparation can save money. A wise and experienced traveller should make sure that their own automobile insurance is up-to-date and sufficient enough for the whole trip. It is widely accepted that travellers can use their own insurance if the coverage can protect them adequately then there is no need to take the rental company insurance.
  • Understand your rental agreement. Make sure that you understand the terms and conditions of the car rental agreement. Some important details that a wise traveller must confirm is how many miles are allowed per day, most experienced car rental customers agree that unlimited mileage is the best choice. Second is, does the customer required to refill the gas tank when the car is returned. Most car rental companies offer a fuel option that allows customer to pay up front for a tank of gasoline.
  • Know what you are renting. Check the physical condition of the car that you are renting make sure there are no dents, scratches and other appearance problems. Some car rental companies blame these problems on the renter. To avoid this scenario make sure the company representative take note of the scratches, dents and upholstery problems in writing.
  • Look for value but pay for happiness. For the past few years the car rental industry has grown and now offers a lot of options for customers. This level of competition has led to reduced prices and better rate packages, even for some well-known car rental companies. As a smart renter make sure to choose a company that will give you value for your money, some people may think that the lowest price is the best deal but sometimes it’s the other way around.
  • Stress the small details. Do not ignore the small fine print of car rental agreements that can add or subtract from the overall cost that you will be paying. Make sure that as a renter you fully understand the rates as there might be some hidden charges.
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