Car rentals in Beaverton: All you need to know
A Beaverton car rental gives you the opportunity to go where you want, when you want. You can check out all the sights, and even find out what the rest of Ontario has to offer. CarRentals.com has gathered the most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Beaverton. Keep reading to see how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
How can I get a great deal on a car rental in Beaverton?
CarRentals.com always strives to get you the best rate. However, there are a more ways to increase your savings. Make sure to:
- Take time to compare vehicle pricing
- Try to avoid airport pick-ups and drop-offs, which usually are more expensive
- Know ahead of time how much fuel/mileage you may use
- Search and reserve in advance
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save big on your Beaverton rental car.
What rental suppliers have agencies in Beaverton?
From budget-friendly brands like Economy and Budget to global names like Avis and Sixt, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Scan through the reviews to help you figure out which meets your needs.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Beaverton?
That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what activities you want to do in Beaverton. If you're having a little trouble deciding, be sure to go over the chart below. We've compared the most popular vehicle categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury||When you want to travel Beaverton in style||Mercedes C-Class, Audi A4, or similar|
|SUV or Minivan||Large groups who want to navigate Beaverton together||Jeep Grand Cherokee, Nissan Quest, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those looking for a fuel-efficient vehicle||BMW i3, Kia Optima, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Beaverton?
Usually, the age limit for car rentals in Beaverton is 21—the same as it is across the rest of the country. Additionally, many suppliers charge an extra fee if you are under 25. Be sure to go over the rental agreement to figure out any additional charges is before you rent your vehicle.
Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Beaverton?
When cruising through Beaverton or the rest of Canada, you will need insurance. Almost every supplier requires that you show proof of insurance before you rent a car. Almost all countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to purchase temporary insurance with the rental supplier.
Many major card issuers, like Visa or Discover, provide some insurance on your rental, however, there are usually restrictions. For example, you may not be covered if you get a luxury or larger vehicle. Check your rental car company's policy before you decide.
What are the different fuel policies?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will have to find a gas station near your rental car supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank when you get your automobile. Use as much gas as you want and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the end. As long as you replace the fuel before returning the car, you won't face any extra fees||You only need to replace the fuel you used. Used a quarter of a tank? Simply fill it back up to full. You won't need to pay for any gas you didn't use. You can fill up at any station you want and you'll only pay service charges if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll receive the car with a full tank of gas and return the car with the tank empty. Many rental car companies offer a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to check with them beforehand||You won't need to find a gas station near your rental drop-off location||The supplier usually charges a higher rate for the fuel than a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You will not have a full tank of fuel when you pick up the vehicle, and you won't have to refill the gas when you drop it back off||You refill your tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll need to find a gas station shortly after you get the car|
What fuel policy should I get?
Most suppliers give you a full to full tank policy. We recommend returning it topped off. If you want to keep your expenses lower, it is best to fill up your tank before bringing the rental. Stations close to airports or car rental places tend to have higher prices.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Beaverton?
Unlimited mileage is a good option for travelers 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.
Know before you go
Be sure you go over a few items prior to leaving the car rental lot. You should:
- Walk around your car and make sure there is no damage or scratches. If you notice any, mark it down on the paperwork
- Make you have a properly inflated spare tire, lug wrench, and jack in the trunk
- Familiarize yourself with the 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). It's best to limit any unneeded distractions when you are driving around a new region
Book your Beaverton rental car today
Use CarRentals.com to get yourself the best wheels Beaverton has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be cruising between the well-known restaurants, world-famous landmarks, and all the terrific sites in Beaverton.