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Car rentals in Cookstown: All you need to know

You want a great vehicle to take you around Cookstown whether you're traveling for a business trip or a vacation. Explore the famous sites around town and park in front of the best restaurants in Cookstown. CarRentals.com has gathered the most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Cookstown. Keep reading to see the dos and don'ts of renting a car.

How do I get a bargain car rental in Cookstown?

You are well on your way to getting the best rate on your car rental with us. However, you can try to do a couple things to keep your upcoming booking affordable. You can:

  • Check the mileage policy to avoid any surprise fees
  • Reserve your rental as far in advance as possible
  • Avoid airport pick-ups; they tend to be pricier
  • Compare weekly and daily rates; you might save more with a longer rental

These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Cookstown.

What rental companies have agencies in Cookstown?

From budget-friendly brands like Dollar and Thrifty to global names like Hertz and Sixt, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Scan through the online reviews to get an idea of which one is best for you.

What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Cookstown?

Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Ontario metropolis means you're certain to find a vehicle that suits your needs. Some options include:

What's the age requirement to rent a car in Cookstown?

Usually, the age limit for car rentals in Cookstown is 21. However, you may find that there is an additional charge if you are under 25 or for higher category vehicles. Read through the supplier's terms to figure out what the exact price will be before you rent your car.

Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Cookstown?

Most countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to pay for interim coverage with the rental car supplier.Several credit card issuers (American Express, Visa, MasterCard, and Discover) will offer coverage. However, many of them have restrictions, like not covering bigger vehicles such as premium models or some SUVs. Make sure to call and find out exactly what your credit card will cover and how much before you head to Cookstown.

What is the difference between all the fuel policies?

Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Below is a list of the most common ones.

You will have to search for an open gas station near your car rental supplier

What fuel policy do you recommend?

We encourage a full to full policy. You receive the car with a full tank. But, if you return the rental with less than the amount you received it with, most companies will charge a premium, and sometimes up to 3X the amount of current fuel prices to refill it. If you want to keep your expenses lower, it is best to find a gas station before you bring it back.

Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Cookstown?

If you want to explore all that Cookstown offers, you are going to want unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Cookstown. Go over the fine print to make sure they are actually "unlimited."

Tips before you leave the lot

Be sure you check a few items before you leave the rental lot. It's important to:

  • Look over the car and determine if there is any dents or scratches. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
  • Make you have a properly inflated spare tire, lug wrench, and jack in the trunk
  • Familiarize yourself with the car. Adjust the mirrors and seats, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
  • Figure out how to work the navigation and entertainment. It's best to limit any unneeded distractions when you are navigating a new region

Book your Cookstown rental car today

Use CarRentals.com to get yourself the best wheels Cookstown has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be going between the well-known restaurants, renowned landmarks, and all the amazing sites in Cookstown.