Batchawana Bay is a great excuse to hop in the driver’s seat, roll the windows down and feel the wind through your hair. It’s situated 25 miles away and offers a range of things to do.
Here are our recommendations on how to jump behind the wheel of a rental car with some extra cash in your wallet:
Research as many different bargain deals as possible (we make that task completely painless!)
Register for our Price Drop Alert email service and immediately find out when prices fall for your location
Research is the key to getting the best rental bargains in town, so be sure to look into both airport and non-airport pickup and drop-off outlets before you lock in your ride
You can often save yourself some dollars if your vacation plans are flexible. Look at different days and dates and see what savings can be made
Pickup and drop-off times generally need to be similar (e.g, both 10 a.m.) or you may be required to pay for another full day
If you’re hoping to save a few dollars, pay right away and bag some of the best rates around
The early bird catches the biggest worm, along with the hottest deals! Book as soon as possible to score some great savings.
Some people find weaving through traffic in big cities a bit challenging. But in a compact or economy car, getting around Sault Ste. Marie will be a snap. Prefer to spend your time exploring the surrounding bays? Browse our wide range of full-size and mid-size SUVs. With loads of space and more power under the hood, these bigger vehicles will make that road trip even more unforgettable. Ticking off all the attractions and activities that Sault Ste. Marie is famous for has never been easier with your own wheels.
Sometimes the journey is more significant than the destination, which makes your car choice particularly important. If you’re about to embark on an unforgettable road trip around Sault Ste. Marie, a comfortable SUV could be the answer. If you’re hoping for the cheapest price possible and plan on doing a lot of city driving, an economy car is a clever pick. All you need to do is work out what’s going to be the best fit, load up the car, and hit the road.
Driving someplace new doesn’t need to make you grip the steering wheel in fear. If you’re headed for Sault Ste. Marie, get comfortable in the driver’s seat with these helpful tips:
People drive on the right-hand side of the road in Sault Ste. Marie. Even though the conditions may be similar to home, we suggest driving a bit more cautiously in a new destination.
You’re unlikely to have any issues finding a parking space in Sault Ste. Marie. With loads of places to leave your rental car, exploring the top sights of this destination is easy and fun.
Since the population of Sault Ste. Marie is about 66,300, you probably won’t have much difficulty with traffic. However, major roads generally get busy before and after work hours, so you may want to avoid driving then.
In the city of Sault Ste. Marie, speed limits range from 50km/h to 100km/h. Residential areas have a default speed limit of 50km/h unless stated otherwise.
Generally, one of two things will happen. Your rental car company may charge the amount of the fine to your credit card. This is the most common practice. Otherwise, it may give your contact information to local law enforcement agencies so the fine is sent straight to you.
It’s illegal to use your cell phone while driving around Sault Ste. Marie, and you may also be hit with a fine for simply handling your phone if you’re in control of a vehicle. That being said, the use of hands-free or Bluetooth functions is permitted, as long as your eyes remain on the road.
The legal BAC (blood alcohol content) limit while driving in Sault Ste. Marie is 0.05%. If you’ve got a big night planned, leave your rental car behind and organize some other way of getting home instead.
Road rules in Sault Ste. Marie permit drivers at a red light to turn into the direction of traffic nearest to them without waiting for it to turn green. Before making the maneuver, the vehicle must come to a complete stop and the driver must make sure that the way is clear before moving on.
Seat belts must be worn in Ontario. Having said that, these rules may not apply for certain vehicles, such as those operated by public transportation systems.