There are many situations in which one may need a car to commute. A lot of people at times need a car for a short period of time. Car rentals come to the rescue for people who are not willing to purchase a car, either because economical condition or varied requirements.
Car rentals can be of two kinds: Self-Driven and Chauffeur Driven.
Benefits of Self-Driven cars are as follows:-
Since, when a chauffeur is employed there is an extra cost of the service he provides. Hence, Self-Drive car rentals are much more Cost Effective than taxis and cabs. It is also an access to better cars, which the person cannot afford, at low costs.
Being in a rented self-driven car gives the user a sense of privacy. It helps to avoid unwanted conversation with the chauffeur or grab his attention unnecessarily.
When you rent a car for self-drive, the rental company provide you a cleaned up vehicle and its hygiene then depends on your usage. However, a cab is only affiliated to a rental company and its cleanliness depends only on the maintenance of the chauffeur.
You have better knowledge of the location you want to go at, and also know the ideal route to reach there the fastest. Thus, renting self-drive options eliminates the need of explaining the route and location to the driver.
While having rented a car you may have multiple destinations to go in succession. You know where you have parked the car exactly, and you will set off immediately after completing the necessary job at the particular place. However, if the driver parks the car time gets wasted in locating the car and/or the driver.
Cab drivers tend to get involved in exchanges and try to demand extra money for their service. On the other hand, the transaction while hiring a car is absolutely crystal clear.
Having an extra seat while traveling in a group is a boon. Cars rented for self-drive while have one extra seat than in a chauffeur driven car.
For many people, driving itself is a pleasure and they enjoy the occasion where they have to drive.
Thus, Self-Drive car rentals have a clear edge over cabs and taxis, and should be the preference of a person needing a car, if he/she is comfortable in driving. It satisfies the purpose of renting as well as costs much lesser.