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Car rentals in Dawson: All you need to know

A Dawson car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You'll be able to explore all the sights, and even find out what else the rest of Yukon has to offer. We've answered the most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Dawson. Read on to see how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.

How do I get a great deal on a car rental in Dawson?

You're on your way to getting the best rate on your car rental by going through us. But, there are ways to get an even cheaper price on your next booking. Make sure to:

  • Compare vehicle pricing before you book
  • Avoid airport pick-ups and drop-offs, which can be more expensive
  • Know ahead of time how much mileage/fuel you may use
  • Search and book as far in advance as you can

Just following even a few of these tips can help you save on your Dawson rental car.

What rental companies have outlets in Dawson?

From global names like Enterprise and Hertz to budget-friendly brands like Dollar and Thrifty, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Scan through the reviews to help you figure out which is best for your next trip.

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

That depends on your needs and what activities you want to do in Dawson. If you're having trouble deciding, make sure to go over the table below. We've compared the most popular types of cars for you:

What age do you have to be to rent a car in Dawson?

Normally, to rent a car in Dawson you must be at least 21—the same as it is across most of the country. However, you might need to pay a surcharge if you're under 25. Be sure to go over the rental agreement to discover any additional fees will be before you book your rental.

Do I need insurance to rent a car in Dawson?

Almost all countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to buy temporary insurance through the rental car supplier.Many credit cards (MasterCard, Visa, American Express, and Discover) will provide some coverage. However, many of them have restrictions, like not covering bigger automobiles like trucks or SUVs. Make sure to call and find out what kind of coverage is offered before you travel to Dawson.

What is the fuel policy for Dawson rental cars?

Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Here is a list of the typical policies.

You will need to search for an open gas station near the drop-off location

What type of fuel policy should I choose?

Many rental car suppliers offer a range of fuel policies. However, the stand-out winner is usually full-to-full. It simply means returning the car with the same level of gas as you got it with, so you'll never pay for anyone else's road trips through the Dawson.

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

Unlimited mileage is a good choice for those who don't want to worry about incurring any extra charges with the distance they drive. You will just need to make sure there's nothing else in the small print that could add in extra costs.

Before you leave the lot

Before you begin on your Dawson vacation, be sure you go over a few things prior to leaving the rental lot. You should:

  • 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
  • Check the trunk to determine if the spare is inflated and both the lug wrench and jack are there
  • Familiarize yourself with the car. Adjust the mirrors and seats to your liking, and figure out how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
  • Get comfortable working the entertainment and GPS (if available). It's best to limit any unneeded distractions when you are driving around a new area

Book your Dawson rental car today

Maybe you're traveling solo, maybe you're bringing your partner or kids, or maybe you're carpooling with co-workers to and from the hotel to the conference center. No matter the situation, CarRentals.com has a car that can align with your requirement and not break your wallet.