Car rentals in Braeside: All you need to know
A Braeside car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You can explore all the sights, and even find out what else the rest of Ontario has to offer. CarRentals.com has collected the most popular questions about renting a car in Braeside. Keep reading to see the dos and don'ts of renting a car.
Where do I get a great deal on a rental car in Braeside?
CarRentals.com makes it easy to snag budget-friendly deals. Simply enter your travel dates and go through the variety of rental companies, select the top rental locations, and find the best packages Braeside has to offer. You should also:
- Compare and contrast all the deals available
- Book as far in advance as possible. You'll usually get your vehicle of your choice and save more
- Learn about any cost for fuel policy, additional drivers, and mileage limits. That way you can make sure you know the true cost before you rent
- Don't rent more car than you'll need. Typically, the smaller the car, the cheaper the rate
Even a little rental car know-how can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental companies have retailers in Braeside?
From global names like Hertz and Enterprise to budget-friendly brands like Thrifty and Budget, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the online reviews to get an idea of which is best for your next trip.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Braeside?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Ontario city means you're bound to find a vehicle that is perfect for you. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Perfect for families or groups who want comfort and to fit in all their luggage||BMW X3, Ford Edge, or similar|
|Full Size||If you plan on doing plenty of driving and want a comfortable ride||Chevrolet Impala, Toyota Camry, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want a quiet and comfortable ride with great fuel economy||Toyota Prius, Honda Civic, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Braeside?
Generally, to rent a car in Braeside you must be at least 21. But, you may find that there is an added charge if you're under 25 or for higher category vehicles in particular. Go through the supplier's terms to determine what any additional fees is before you reserve your rental.
Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Braeside?
When driving around Braeside or the rest of Canada, you will need insurance. Almost every supplier needs proof of insurance before you pick up your car. The majority of countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to purchase temporary coverage with the rental agency.
Many major card issuers, like MasterCard or Visa, offer some coverage, but there are usually restrictions. For instance, you may not be covered if you book a luxury or larger vehicle. Check your rental car company's policy before you decide.
What is the difference between all the fuel policies?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will need to find an open gas station close to the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||There will be a full tank of gas when you get your automobile. Use as much gas as you like and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the end of your rental period. If you refill the tank before you return your car, you won't be charged a refueling cost||You only refill the amount of fuel that you've used. If you only use half of a tank, it's only necessary refill half of a tank, and therefore avoid paying for fuel you don't need. 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 pay for a full tank of fuel when you pick the car up and bring the car back with the tank empty. Many providers provide a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to confirm with them beforehand||You won't have to find for a gas station before you bring back the car||You might pay a higher rate for the tank than you would filling up at a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You won't have a full tank when you pick up the vehicle, and you don't have to refill the gas before you drop it back off||You refill your tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll have to get some gas before you go on a long trip|
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
We usually advise that customers 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 Braeside?
If you plan to see all that Braeside offers, you are going to want unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Braeside. Review the fine print to make sure they are truly "unlimited."
Know before you go
Make sure you check a few items before you leave the lot on your Braeside adventure. You should take time to:
- Walk around your 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
- Inspect the trunk to determine if the spare is inflated and the necessary tools to change it are there
- Get familiar with the controls of your car. Adjust the mirrors and seats, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Figure out how to work the entertainment and GPS (if available). It's best to limit any unneeded distractions when you are driving around a new region
Book your Braeside car rental 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 are traveling with, CarRentals.com has a vehicle that can suit your requirement and not deplete your travel piggy bank.