Renting a car during your trip to Tauranga could be one of the best decisions you’ll make during the journey. The flexibility and convenience that comes with this move is always a significant advantage. However, this could also cause a lot of problems if you do not avoid the following mistakes.
Not Inspecting a Car Before Renting
It is alright to be optimistic and believe the best in people but not at the expense of your finances. Never drive out of a car hiring agency without a thorough inspection of the car you have chosen.
Make sure that an employee of the agency is with you as you check for any dents and damages. Please note all of them down to make sure that you are not asked for extra damage fees after a nice trip in Tauranga.
Getting Un-Needed Car Insurance
Many times, people will always forget that they have an active car rental insurance and buy another one. This means paying for the same service twice. You can check if you are already covered by rental car insurance through your auto insurance policy or your credit card.
Credit card insurances are booked and paid via the card that offers the coverage. For your auto insurance, many insurers do offer the service. The only sad thing is that many people do not pay much attention to it, especially those who do not travel often.
Not Filling the Gas Tank
You are paying for a rental car, not a vehicle with a full tank (unless this is a bonus). Never assume that the gas already in the tank is adequate to get you to where you want to go. Make sure you stop by the gas station to refill the gas and check the oil. No one enjoys getting stranded in the middle of the road.