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Frequently asked questions

Where is Nova Scotia?
Time is ticking. Don’t waste valuable time waiting for public transportation. Secure a rental car and enjoy the freedom of having your own set of wheels. Before you hit the wide open road, here are some key facts about Nova Scotia. You can’t truly say that you’ve explored the whole of Canada without checking out the state of Nova Scotia. While you’re here, be sure to call in to its capital, Halifax. This vibrant destination is home to around 359,100 people.
What are the major attractions in Nova Scotia?
Unmissable sights are around almost every corner in Nova Scotia. Buckle up and we’ll tell you about a few of them. Your first pit stop ought to be Halifax Citadel, 0.3 miles from the center of Halifax. Not just any old attraction, this place lures numerous travelers every year.
What are the best road trip destinations in Nova Scotia?
With a wealth of highways and tempting open roads, many travelers choose to turn their Nova Scotia vacations into driving getaways. If you’re embarking on a road trip to remember, you’ll need to know which cities are worthy of your bucket list. Here are the most popular cities in this magnificent place:

  • Halifax (population of 359,100)
  • Dartmouth (population of 101,300)
  • Lower Sackville (population of 21,400)
  • Truro (population of 20,700)

How can I get a cheap car rental in Nova Scotia?
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  • Include both airport and non-airport locations to make sure you’re bagging the best possible bargain in town;
  • If you have room to move in your schedule, alter your dates to find cheaper prices on different days of the week;
  • See if you can keep your pickup and drop-off times as similar as possible. If you return your car at a later time than you picked it up, you might have to pay for a full extra day;
  • Some car rental companies offer discounts if you pay immediately, so keep a lookout for these great offers;
  • Book as soon as your dates are set. The early bird gets the worm!

What is the most popular rental car category in Nova Scotia?
Sometimes it’s good to think small, particularly if you’ll be navigating the city streets of Halifax and Dartmouth. Economy rental cars are the top pick for those visiting Nova Scotia — and there’s loads to love about them. Zip around town easily, enjoy terrific gas mileage, and save cash. These thrifty vehicles prove bigger isn’t always better!From gorges to tablelands and foothills, Nova Scotia boasts some jaw-dropping natural areas. Why not head out and drive around one or two of them? Skip town and set out on some excursions. A full-size SUV is suited to longer drives. Designed to cope with all sorts of terrain, these bigger vehicles make it easy to get off the beaten path.
Should I get a luxury rental car in Nova Scotia?
You’ll be happy to hear that there’s a wide variety of both luxury and economy rental vehicles on offer in Nova Scotia. What you opt for is largely dependent on how much you’re willing to spend and what you plan to do. Prestige vehicles offer the best in mod cons and comfort. If you want to treat yourself, why not pick an elite SUV, or perhaps an upmarket mid-sized vehicle? Otherwise, if you just need a car to get from A to B as cheaply as possible, stick with an economy vehicle (or something else that won’t break the bank).
What side of the road do they drive on in Nova Scotia?
In Nova Scotia, you’ll have to keep on the right-hand side. When traveling someplace new, it’s wise to book a car with automatic transmission. That way, you can concentrate on the road ahead and not stress about gear changes.
What happens if I get a speeding fine while driving a rental car in Canada?
Normally, your chosen rental company will bill the fined amount to your credit card. Alternatively, the company may share your contact details with the relevant local agency so they can issue a fine to you directly.

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