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Car rentals in Altario: All you need to know

An Altario car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You can explore all the sights, and even see what the rest of Alberta has to offer. We've gathered the most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Altario. Keep reading to see which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.

How do I find a bargain rental car in Altario?

CarRentals.com makes it easy to get budget-friendly rates. Just type in your travel dates and go through the list of car rental companies, pick the top rental locations, and find the cheapest offers in Altario. You can also:

  • Compare and contrast all the deals available
  • Book as far in advance as possible. You'll usually get your car of your choice and save more
  • Learn about any cost for mileage limits, fuel policy, and additional drivers. This way you can make sure you know the total cost before you book
  • Don't get more car than you need. Usually, the smaller the car, the lower the rate

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

What rental companies have outlets in Altario?

From budget-friendly brands like Economy and Budget to global names like Advantage and Hertz, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the online reviews to get an idea of which one is best for your next trip.

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

Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Alberta town means you're bound to find an automobile that is perfect for you. Some options include:

Car TypeBest forCategory Includes
Full Size SUVTo take on any kind of terrain and sightseeingBMW X3, Ford Edge, or similar
Full SizeFor trips where everyone needs room their suitcasesHyundai Sonata, Ford Fusion, or similar
Economy or Compact CarFor those looking to save the most on their tripFord Fiesta, Chevrolet Spark, or similar

How old do you have to be to rent a car in Altario?

Generally, to rent a car in Altario you must be at least 21. Please note, there might be an additional fee if you're under the age of 25 or for larger or higher category vehicles. Go through the supplier's terms to determine what the exact price is before you book your car.

Does Altario require rental car insurance?

Insurance is required, no matter where you rent a car. With that said, your current car insurance may cover you. Additionally, if you pay for the rental in full using your credit card, the card's policy may also insure you. Keep in mind, those policies may not cover you 100%, and you'll have to add it on to your booking. Look into it before you book and, if it is needed, you can easily add it at checkout.

What is the difference between all the fuel policies?

Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Below is a list of the most common ones.

You will need to find an open gas station close to the drop-off location
Policy TypePolicy DescriptionAdvantagesDisadvantages
Full to FullThe gas tank will be full when you get your car. You can use as much fuel as you want and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the rental office. Just make sure to refill the tank before you return the car to avoid a refueling costYou only pay for the fuel you use. Used a half of a tank? Then you just fill it back up to full. You won't be paying for any fuel you didn't use. You can fill up at any station you want and you'll only pay refueling charges if you don't fill up the tank
Full to empty (pre-paid)You pay for a full tank of fuel when you pick the car up and bring the car back with the tank empty. Many suppliers offer a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to check with them beforehandThere will be no need to go searching for a gas station before you bring back the carYou usually pay a higher rate for a tank upfront then you would going to a nearby gas station
Empty to emptyYou may not have a full tank when you collect the vehicle, and you won't have to fill the tank back up when you bring the car backYou fill the tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump pricesYou'll have to get some gas before you go on a long trip

What fuel policy do you recommend?

At CarRentals.com, we suggest a full to full policy. You should receive your car topped off. If you return your rental with less than the amount you received it with, most companies will charge a premium to top it back off. If you want to keep your expenses lower, fill up your tank before returning the vehicle. Stations near or around airports or car rental places tend to have higher prices.

Is it worth getting unlimited miles?

If you wish to check out all that Altario offers, you're going to need unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Altario. Read the fine print to make certain they are truly "unlimited."

Know before you go

Be sure you check a few items before you leave the car rental lot on your Altario adventure. You should:

  • Look over your vehicle and make certain there is no dents or scrapes. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
  • Inspect the trunk to determine if the spare is properly inflated and the jack and lung wrench are there
  • 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 wipers
  • Get comfortable operating the entertainment and GPS (if available). It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are driving around a new region

Book your Altario 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 who you are traveling with, CarRentals.com has a rental car that can fit your needs and not break the bank.