Renting for the first time? Check out a step by step guide to renting a car and other common questions below!

If you’re renting a car for the first time, check out these tips for the best experience!

How to rent a car

1. Select your date, time and location

Choose your destination, date and time of pick-up.

Remember you can pick-up and drop-off the rental car at different locations if you want to! This is called one-way car rental and you can check out how that works here.

2. Choose the rental category

With that info, we’ll look for the best car rental options available. All you have to do is choose the one that fits your needs!

3. Confirm the booking information

Don’t forget to check the booking details for your rental! Make sure this is the right category, your preferred rental company and that you have added the insurance and optional items you need.

If you have questions about car rental insurance, here’s a good resource you can check out!

4. Fill in your personal information

The next part is simple: just add your information so we can confirm the car rental booking with the provider.

After this, if you’ve chosen the online payment method, you’ll be redirected to the payment page. Now, if you’ve chosen to pay directly at the counter (pay at destination), you’re good to go!

5. Get ready for pick up

In order to pick the rental car, you must present the voucher at the counter, so don’t forget to print it in advance.

If you have any doubts about how that works, don’t forget to read our tips on picking up and dropping off your rental!

So here’s a little checklist for you!

How to rent a car

  1. Select the date, time and location of your rental
  2. Choose the rental category
  3. Confirm the booking information
  4. Fill in your info
  5. Print your voucher before pick-up

If this is your first time renting a car, here’s some other content you may be interested in!

Everything you need to rent a car: covers the documentation, age requirements and the credit card needed for the deposit.

How much does it cost to rent a car?: covers average prices all over the world and what impacts the price you see online.

How old do you have to be to rent a car?: goes deeper into age requirements and what you can do if you’re “underage” to rent a car.

How does a car rental deposit work?: broadens the topic of car rental deposits, how it is calculated and how long it takes for rental companies to return it.

Have any other questions? We’ll be happy to help, just drop them below!

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