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Car rentals in Arcadia: All you need to know

You need a great car to get around Arcadia whether you're going for a business trip or a vacation. Explore the top sites around the city and pull up in front of the popular restaurants in Arcadia. CarRentals.com has gathered the most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Arcadia. Read on to see which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.

How do I get a great deal on a car rental in Arcadia?

You're well on your way to finding the best rate on your car rental when you use us. But, there are ways to get an even lower price on your upcoming booking. Be sure to:

  • Take time to compare vehicle pricing
  • Try to avoid pick-ups or drop-offs at airports, which usually are more expensive
  • Determine ahead of time how much fuel/mileage you may use
  • Search and reserve as far in advance as you can

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

What rental companies have agencies in Arcadia?

From budget-friendly brands like Fox and Budget to global names like National and Hertz, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the online reviews to get an idea of which meets your needs.

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

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

Car TypeBest forCategory Includes
Full Size SUVThose looking for adventure in the Nova Scotia back-countryFord Explorer, Hyundai Santa Fe, or similar
Full SizeFamilies with suitcases and a need for spaceHyundai Sonata, Ford Fusion, or similar
HybridThose that want a quiet and comfortable ride with terrific miles per gallonBMW i3, Kia Optima, or similar

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

Generally, the age limit for car rentals in Arcadia is 21—the same as it is across the rest of the country. If you are under 25, you might also need to pay a surcharge. Be sure to read the rental agreement to determine what the exact price is before you reserve your rental.

Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Arcadia?

When driving in Arcadia or the rest of Canada, you'll need insurance. Almost every supplier requires that you show proof of insurance before you pick up your car. The majority of countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to pay for interim insurance through the rental agency.

Many major card issuers, like Visa or American Express, offer some insurance on your rental, however, there are usually restrictions. For example, you may not be covered if you book a larger or luxury vehicle. Be sure to check the rental car company's policy before you decide.

What is the fuel policy for Arcadia rental cars?

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

You will have to search for a gas station near the drop-off location
Policy TypePolicy DescriptionAdvantagesDisadvantages
Full to FullYou'll have a full tank when you get your car. You can use as much fuel as you want and top it off when you return your car when you are done. Just make sure to refill the tank before you return the car to avoid a refueling costYou only need to replace the fuel you used. If you only use half of a tank, it's only necessary refill half of a tank, and therefore avoid paying for any you don't need. You won't pay more than local fuel prices and you'll only pay service charges if you don't fill up the tank
Full to empty (pre-paid)You pay for a full tank when you pick the car up and bring the car back with the tank empty. Some suppliers provide a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to check with them beforehandYou won't have to search for a gas station before you drop-off your carYou might pay a higher rate for the tank than you would filling up at a local gas station
Empty to emptyYou may not have a full tank when you pick up your vehicle, and you don't need to refill the gas when you drop it back offYou refill your tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local pricesYou'll need to find a gas station shortly after you get the car

What type of fuel policy should I choose?

We advise a full to full policy. You should get into your car with a full tank, and you should bring it back it with a full tank of gas. To avoid any added expenses, find a gas station before bringing the rental.

Is it worth getting unlimited miles?

Unlimited mileage is a good choice for travelers who don't want to worry about how many miles they are driving. 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 Arcadia adventure, check out a few items prior to leaving the rental lot. You should take time to:

  • Look over your vehicle and make certain there is no dents or scratches. If so, write it down on your paperwork
  • Check the trunk to see 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 working the radio or entertainment features. It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are navigating a new region

Book your Arcadia rental car today

Maybe you're carpooling with co-workers to and from the hotel to the conference center, maybe you're traveling solo, or maybe you're bringing your partner or kids. No matter who you're traveling with, CarRentals.com has a car that can align with your requirement and not break your wallet.