When you decide on a place to spend your vacation, the main thing that everyone forgets is about the travel you need to do in that place. Of course, you will have taxi services available in every nook and corner, but how will you select it? You need to make sure that the taxi charges should not go beyond your travel expense budget. Car Hire can turn out as an expensive one if you do not select one carefully. As per telegraph.co.uk most of the travelers gets a huge bill as travel expenses. So let us have a look at some ways which can save you from big travel expenses.
Always look for the basic package. A car hire company finds a profit by selling extra add-ons which are quite expensive. Get the service of online agents to get a good car hire. If you select a car through the agents, you can get special offers. If you land in any trouble in the car after booking through an online agent, they will provide all the help you need.
Make sure that you buy your child car seats as the car hire firms can add cost to it which will not be in the earlier bill. They will be asking for the additional cash once you complete the ride and you will not be able to deny as there is a bill which you have put your sign on while selecting the car. So whenever you select a car on hire make it sure that you read through the terms and conditions to avoid any additional charges.
Keep an eye on the fuel policy and other extra policies that are in the list of the car rental firm. You need to carefully go through it to avoid any extra fuel charges you need to bear. If you are paying for a full tank and you are not using the car much, then you are bound to get a refund. If the car meets with any accident or gets any damage, the best thing you need to do is to take photos or videos of the car. You can show the photos to the rental firm and check if the insurance is covering the damages. Always keep the paper works of the car rental firm handy.
You should cross check your credit card details with the payment that has been taken by the car rental firm. If they have taken any extra payment, you have the right to show the paper works and ask for clarification. If they are not giving any clarification, you can take legal actions against them as you have the necessary paper works with you. If they have taken any cash from you saying that it’s for repairs, you can show the photographs and ask for the repairs bill.
So the basic point is when you plan for travel, and you opt for a car hire, you need to check everything, or you can take advice from your friends who have the experience of using the car hire.