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Car rentals in Inverness: All you need to know

An Inverness car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You'll be able to check out all the sights, and even see what the rest of Nova Scotia has to offer. CarRentals.com has collected the most popular questions about renting a car in Inverness. Read on to see the dos and don'ts of renting a car.

Where do I get a great deal on a rental car in Inverness?

CarRentals.com makes it easy to get the best deals. Just enter your travel dates and go through the list of rental car suppliers, choose the top rental locations, and find the cheapest packages Inverness has to offer. You should also:

  • Compare vehicle pricing before you book
  • Avoid pick-ups or drop-offs at airports, which usually are more expensive
  • Know ahead of time the amount of fuel/mileage you may use
  • Search and book as far in advance as you can

Even a little knowledge can go a long way to getting you the most savings.

What rental suppliers have retailers in Inverness?

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

What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Inverness?

That depends on your needs and what activities you want to do in Inverness. If you're having difficulty choosing, make sure to read over the chart below. We have compared the most popular vehicle categories for you:

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

Usually, to rent a car in Inverness you must be at least 21—the same as it is across most of the country. If you are under 25, you might also need to pay a surcharge. Be sure to go over the rental agreement to find any additional fees is before you book your rental.

Is insurance required to rent a car in Inverness?

When cruising through Inverness or the rest of Canada, you'll need insurance. Almost every supplier needs proof of insurance before you rent a car. Almost all countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to buy temporary insurance with the rental supplier.

The major credit card issuers (MasterCard, Visa, American Express, and Discover) will usually cover your car rental. However, many of them have restrictions, like not covering large vehicles like premium models or some SUVs. Make sure to call and find out what kind of coverage is offered before you head to Inverness.

What is the difference between all the fuel policies?

Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Here is a list of the typical policies.

You will have to search for a gas station close to your car rental supplier

What type of fuel policy should I choose?

Most suppliers give you a full to full tank policy. We encourage bringing the car back topped off. To avoid any added expenses, find a gas station before you bring it back. Stations close to airports or car rental places tend to have higher prices.

Is it worth getting unlimited miles?

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 Inverness trip, check out a few things before you leave the car rental lot. It's important to:

  • Walk around the vehicle and be certain there is no 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. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city

Book your Inverness rental car today

Use CarRentals.com to get yourself the best wheels Inverness has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be driving between the highly-rated restaurants, famous landmarks, and all the marvelous sites in Inverness.