Most popular car type
Collision damage waiver and theft protection are insurance options that cover renters from paying high penalty fees if the car is stolen or returned damaged. Some Manchester car providers already include Collision Damage Waiver (CDW) and Theft Protection Waiver into the rental price but not all of them. We recommend always be aware of your coverage when renting a car in in Manchester.
Keep in mind that car hire excess insurances often have a deductible clause, which is the amount you’ll have to pay if something happens during the time of your rental. If you want to avoid unwanted surprises, you should consider adding a no-deductible option to your Manchester car rental.
The average price of fuel in Manchester is $5.13 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a tank of fuel costs between $62 and $82, depending on the car size.
Intermediate (Hyundai Elantra or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in Manchester.
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A Intermediate car rental in Manchester costs $71 per day, on average.
A Compact car rental in Manchester costs $82 per day, on average.
A Mini car rental in Manchester costs $105 per day, on average.
A 4-wheel drive is definitely a good choice when visiting Manchester, especially during the winter. For people who need more space, a minivan serves as a good choice and will also provide the essential traction needed for icy roads. People who plan to drive mainly inside the city limits should consider a compact car like a smaller SUV, for instance.
Within the city limits, there is a maximum speed limit of 20-30 mph, while 55 mph is permitted on divided highways. On freeways, the speed limit is between 65 and 70 mph, so always check the posted signs to see which limit applies.
Petrol in Manchester costs approximately $2.50 per gallon. Try to find petrol stations like Budget petrol or 7-Eleven for cheaper offers, often starting at $2.35. Familiarize yourself with the type of petrol your hire car requires, and, if left out overnight during winter, it is recommended to keep the petrol tank at least half full so that the tank pipe doesn’t freeze up.
On-street parking in Manchester is metered; simply check the time restrictions and prices on the designated sign. Usually, there is either a two-hour or ten-hour limit, enforced between 8 am and 8 pm. Alternatively, there are parking lots like the Victoria Parking Garage, which has a daily maximum of about $6, or the Canal Lot.