Car rentals in Acadia Valley: All you need to know
An Acadia Valley car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You can check out all the sights, and even see what else the rest of Alberta has to offer. CarRentals.com has collected the most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Acadia Valley. Find out which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
Where do I find a great deal on a car rental in Acadia Valley?
CarRentals.com makes it a cinch to get the best deals. Just enter your travel dates and scroll through the list of rental suppliers, select the top rental locations, and find the best offers in Acadia Valley. You can also:
- Compare weekly and daily rates from all the different suppliers
- Book as far in advance as possible. You'll usually save more and get the car of your choice
- Check the mileage and fuel policies. This way you'll avoid any surprises on your final bill
- Decide what car you'll need for your vacation. Don't get more car than you need
These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Acadia Valley.
What rental companies have agencies in Acadia Valley?
From budget-friendly brands like Dollar and Thrifty to global names like Avis and Sixt, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the online reviews to help you figure out which is best for you.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Acadia Valley?
That all depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit Acadia Valley. If you're having trouble choosing, make sure to go over our chart below. We've compared the most popular categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury or Premium-class||Business travelers who want a little luxury as they cruise Acadia Valley||Infiniti, Mercedes Benz, or similar|
|SUV||Big groups that need room for all their suitcases||Chrysler Town & Country, Dodge Grand Caravan, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want to get the most mpg on their trip||BMW i3, Toyota Prius, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Acadia Valley?
Usually, the age limit for car rentals in Acadia Valley is 21—the same as it is across most of the country. Additionally, many suppliers charge an extra fee if you are under 25. Be sure to review the rental agreement to find what the total will be before you book your rental.
Do I need insurance to rent a car in Acadia Valley?
When cruising through Acadia Valley or the rest of Canada, you'll need insurance. Almost every supplier requires that you show proof of insurance before you pick up your vehicle. Almost all countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to purchase additional insurance through the rental car dealer, if you are concerned your insurance won't cover your rental during your trip.
Although many of the major card issuers, like MasterCard or Discover, offer some coverage, there are usually restrictions. For instance, they may not cover your rental car if you book a luxury or larger vehicle. Check your rental car company's policy before you decide.
Are there different fuel policies?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will need to search for an open gas station near your car rental supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||There will be a full tank of gas when you get your car. Use as much gas as you want and top it off when you return your car at the rental dealer. If you refill the tank before you return your car, you won't be charged a refueling cost||You only pay for the fuel you use. Used a quarter of a tank? Simply fill it back up to full. You won't need to pay for any fuel you didn't use. You can fill up at any station you want and you'll only be charged refueling fees or service charges if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll pay for a full tank and return the car with an empty tank. Check with the rental car provider to see if they will refund you for any unused fuel||You won't need to find a gas station near your rental drop-off location||You usually pay more for a tank upfront then you would going to a nearby gas station|
|Empty to empty||You will not have a full tank of fuel when you pick up the vehicle, and you don't have to refill the gas when you drop it back off||You fill the tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll need to find a gas station shortly after you get the car|
What fuel policy should I get?
We usually advise that you opt for the full-to-full policy. This policy simply means you bring your rental back to the full, and you're all set.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Acadia Valley?
Unlimited mileage is a good option 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.
Tips before you leave the lot
Before you begin on your Acadia Valley trip, check out a few things prior to leaving the rental lot. You should take time to:
- Inspect the car and determine if there is any damage 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
- Get familiar with the controls of your car. Adjust the mirrors and seats to your liking, and figure out how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Get comfortable operating the entertainment and GPS (if available). You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Acadia Valley rental car today
When you reserve your car rental with CarRentals.com, you know you can count on a wonderful ride that will leave you with extra money to spare. Cash in on cheap deals on your impeccable Acadia Valley car rental when you book with CarRentals.com. We'll see you around town.