Having your own car rental in West Haven can give you the means to make the most out of your time in Connecticut. At Sixt we provide premium rental cars that will meet your mobility needs no matter if renting a car for a business trip, family vacation or a weekend getaway. Our wide selection of diverse rental cars and trucks can also help you if needing a replacement vehicle or have other transportation tasks. With our affordable rates, top brand vehicles and flexible rental periods we can easily get you on the road in West Haven.
|Mo. - Fr.||08:00 - 17:30|
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Sixt rent a car
371 Derby Ave
06516-1003 West Haven
|Mo. - Fr.||08:00 - 17:30|
|Sa.||08:00 - 12:00|
Available vehicle categories: Compact Cars & Sedans, Sports cars & convertibles, 4x4 / SUV, Truck
On the branch menu you have all the necessary information you need about our West Haven car rental location. On the first tab you can see about our opening hours and rent a car categories on offer, while the second tab shows our location on Google maps. Once on our booking page you can do a quick price comparison of the models available for your desired rental period. Be sure to check out our regularly updated deals and discounts before making your reservation online or over the phone. Please be aware, as specific vehicles are subject to availability we can only guarantee you to receive a model from you chosen car category.
When you rent a car in West Haven with Sixt you have your pick of premium vehicles. We offer affordable rates on a number of compact cars, sedans, sports cars, convertibles and SUVs. Whether looking for a luxury or economy car rental in West Haven our fleet can accommodate your budget and plans. You can also take advantage of our van and truck rental in West Haven for personal or commercial use. Haul cargo, arrange a passenger van for group travel or be able to take care of business with the right kind of vehicle for the job.
You can also customize your car rental in West Haven with our useful add-ons. We have GPS to keep you on course, child seats so you can leave yours at home and additional driver coverage. A variety of insurance protections can also help you have more peace of mind while driving.
Some of our available extras:
Having your own rental vehicle is the best way move about independently and have the chance to explore West Haven and its surrounds. The main highway on the East Coast, Interstate 95, can be picked up in West Haven. This roadway eventually turns in to Route 122 a smaller highway that runs through the center of West Haven and through to nearby New Haven. For longer trips, U.S. Route 5, which is paralleled by Interstate 91, will take you all the way to Canada's international border. Make the short drive from West Haven to New Haven and follow US 5 to I-95, to arrive in Massachusetts's capital, Boston.
Connecticut is a popular destination in New England, as it offers a great mixture of natural beauty and culture. Just a short ten minute drive from West Haven brings you to New Haven and one of the top Ivy League Universities, Yale. Take a day to explore the various museums, like the Yale Center for British Art, the largest collection outside of the UK, and the numerous shops and outdoor markets. From September to November, many people flock to Connecticut to catch a glimpse of one of nature's most impressive displays, the brilliant hues of the fall foliage. As the leaves start to change color, the landscape transforms and makes for a perfect backdrop for scenic drives through New England.
Travel back in time at Dinosaur State Park, one of the largest dinosaur track sites in North America. Under their geodesic dome you can marvel at Jurassic fossil tracks that date back 200 million years. You can also hike the nature trails and visit the arboretum that is home to more than 250 tree species.
Distance to Dinosaur State Park
Drive up the coast to New London, a seaport that was once one of the world's busiest whaling ports. No longer an industrial hub, today New London is famous for its rich music and art scenes. Pay a visit to the Lyman Allyn Art Museum, which has one of the most important collections of American and non-Western art in the state. New London's mixture of beautiful colonial architecture and seaside views make it the perfect place to spend the day or even a weekend.
Distance to New London
Connecticut has a diverse economy, including a strong financial influence thanks to its close proximity to several major cities. Today, Connecticut also has growing digital media sector, specializing in software design and video production. When on business in West Haven, you are just a short drive from one of the biggest convention centers between Boston and New York City, the Connecticut Convention Center. Located right along the Connecticut river, the center is home to numerous local and International conventions, like auto shows, conferences and networking events.
Distance to the Connecticut Convention Center
Paying with a major credit card is the preferred method of payment and Sixt accepts all major credit cards. Debit cards may be accepted at the discretion of select Sixt rent a car locations along with two forms of government-issued identification, the available funds and the meeting of other stated criteria.
A valid driver's license for all named drivers, valid for a minimum of 12 months. Driver's licenses printed in non-Roman alphabet (Arabic, Chinese, Cyrillic, etc.) must be accompanied by an International Driving Permit. Any driver's license originating from countries not part of the international driver's license treaty must also be accompanied by an official translation. Renters not from the United States must provide a valid government issued secondary form of identification such as a passport as well. For renters from the US paying with a debit card two proofs of address such as a utility bill or bank statement are required.
Yes, it is permitted to use your personal auto insurance when renting a car with Sixt in the US. It is advised that you contact your insurance provider to ensure you are covered for the type of vehicle you are renting. You will be required to provide information regarding your insurance coverage such as the name of your provider and your policy number.
Unless otherwise stated the rental quote/price displayed on the final page when booking includes the daily rate, statutory taxes, additional extras (if selected) and all applicable surcharges and fees.
No. Reservations are only guaranteed for the selected car category.
Cancellations and changes can be made at any point prior to the start of the rental. Prepaid reservations are subject to cancellation fees as well as other specific restrictions regarding amendments and refunds.
Territorial restrictions apply depending on the state the rental takes place. For specific information please contact a Sixt booking agent or refer to our Rental Information page.
Typically one-way rentals between Sixt locations are allowed, however, additional fees may apply. International one-way rentals are not allowed.
We provide all rental with a full tank of fuel, therefore it must be returned with a full tank of fuel to avoid additional charges as specified on the rental contract. In addition Sixt offers their customers the option of pre-paid fuel. By opting to pre-pay the fuel in advance you may return the vehicle with less than a full tank of fuel.
Sixt offers optional add-ons such as child seats, guaranteed navigations systems, additional drivers, winter tires, snow chains and luggage racks. Including extras will incur additional fees and are subject to availability at Sixt rent a car locations.
Sixt rent a car offers unlimited mileage on select vehicles at select Sixt locations.
Deliveries and collections are available at select Sixt rent a car locations and are subject to additional fees.
In general, an authorization of a minimum of $200 plus the amount due for the rental will be taken as an authorization against your credit card for security purposes. The authorization will be higher for specialty vehicles. If paying with a debit card a deposit of $200 plus the cost of the rental will be taken as a deposit from the debit card. These funds will not be available to you during the rental period.
If you cannot find an answer to your question or require more details, please visit our car rental FAQs page.