5 things you need to know before renting a car

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Living in a big city with no personal conveyance is hard because you need to look for flooded public transports. This is when you decide having a long-term rental car so you do not have to worry about moving around while you’re in the city. But before you monthly rent a car, you need to know that what service provided by renting companies. You should see following facilities for you



While renting something for long term, specially a car, an insured service is always better to avoid you from facing the consequences. Always make sure that the service you are choosing is comprehensively insured. It covers incidents other than theft; in case car gets stolen, animal damage; your dog tears up the seats or breaks the mirror, objects falling on the car; your girlfriend throws a stone at you that you dodged but your car couldn’t, or weather damage. Any other damages are good when the service is insured.


Mileage Limit

When you are visiting the whole city and completing the tour, you need to know the mileage limit of your vehicle. Monthly rent a car or rent it weekly, services offer unlimited mileage for some cars while for others, you have got to check the mileage limit and keep track of it. Always choose the vehicle with unlimited mileage but it you do not afford the one, at least know the mileage limits to see off the consequences.


Free cancellation and delivery

We all make plans, sometimes they are successful and other times they just fall. While you’re planning to rent a car, but you change your mind somehow. Yet the booking is done, you need free cancellation. Some services charge you cancellation fee. But there are other services who offer free cancellation. So, if whether you’re confirm or not, always look for the service with free cancellation because just in case. Free delivery of the car at your door is an advantage and is provided by services along with free cancellation. Free delivery is mostly available for monthly renting and is delivered depending upon the availability of the vehicle.


Security Charges

Along with the monthly rent, you also need to pay the security for the damages that are not insured. For example, you broke the window of your car in a accident, the repairs will be done from that security fee. Yet if the car remains intact and unharmed, security charges will be paid back to you.



Monthly rent a car requires a piece of important documents to be submitted to the company. If you lack any of the required documents, you’ll not be able to get the vehicle. For Dubai residents, the requirements are submitting a copy of UAE ID card, a copy of UAE residence visa, a copy of UAE passport and a UAE driving license. While for the foreigners, the requirements consist of a copy of passport, a visit or student visa and an international driving license.