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Car rentals in Brookside: All you need to know

You need a great car to take you around Brookside whether you're going for a business or pleasure. See the famous sites around town and pull up in front of the best restaurants in Brookside. CarRentals.com has gathered your most popular questions about renting a car in Brookside. Read on to discover which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.

How can I find a bargain rental car in Brookside?

We always strive to get you the best rate. However, to get the most savings when you travel to Brookside you can do a few things. Be sure to:

  • Compare and contrast the rates for a few suppliers on the type of car you want
  • Book as far in advance as possible. You'll usually get your vehicle of your choice and save more
  • Check the fuel and mileage policies. You don't want to be surprised with added costs
  • Don't rent more vehicle than you'll need. Normally, the smaller the class the lower the rate

These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Brookside.

What rental companies have outlets in Brookside?

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

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

That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what you'll be doing when you visit Brookside. If you're having trouble deciding, make sure to go over the chart below. We have compared the most popular types of vehicles for you:

Car TypeBest forCategory Includes
Full Size SUVThose looking for a little off-road adventureBMW X3, Ford Edge, or similar
Full SizeFor large groups that want better fuel economy than an SUVChevrolet Impala, Toyota Camry, or similar
Economy or Compact CarEasy to park and have great miles per gallonToyota Yaris, Nissan Versa, or similar

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

Typically, to rent a car in Brookside you must be at least 21. But, there might be an added fee if you are under the age of 25 or for larger or higher category rentals in particular. Go through the supplier's terms to determine what any additional fees will be before you book your vehicle.

Do I need insurance to rent a car in Brookside?

When cruising through Brookside or the rest of Canada, you will need insurance. Almost every supplier needs proof of insurance before you rent a car. Most countries require the driver to have insurance. You might be able to buy additional insurance through the rental car dealer for your trip, if you know your insurance won't cover your rental during your trip.

Many major card issuers, like Visa and MasterCard, provide some coverage, but there are usually restrictions. For example, they may not cover your rental car if you get a larger or luxury vehicle. Make sure to 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 have to search for an open gas station near the drop-off location
Policy TypePolicy DescriptionAdvantagesDisadvantages
Full to FullThe gas tank will be full when you pick up your automobile. You can use as much fuel as you like 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 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 any you don't need. You can fill up at any station you want and you'll only pay service fees if you don't refill 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 need to find a gas station near your rental drop-off locationYou might pay more for the tank than you would filling up at a local gas station
Empty to emptyYou won't have a full tank when you collect your vehicle, and you don't need to fill the tank back up before you bring the car backYou refill your tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump pricesYou'll have to get some gas before you do any serious driving

What fuel policy do you recommend?

Most rental car companies give you a full tank policy. At CarRentals.com, we advise returning it filled up. If you want to keep your expenses lower, it is best to find a gas station before you return the car. Stations close to airports or car rental places tend to have higher prices.

Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Brookside?

Unlimited miles is a good choice if you decide to do some sightseeing or visit several business associates all over Brookside. You can cruise as much as you like and not incur extra charges. Review your rental agreement to discover if there are mileage limitations.

Know before you go

Before you begin on your Brookside trip, check a few items before you leave the lot. It's important to:

  • Check out your vehicle and make certain there is no dents 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
  • 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 radio or entertainment features. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city

Book your Brookside rental car today

Use CarRentals.com to get the best wheels Brookside has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be driving between the well-known restaurants, renowned landmarks, and all the fantastic sites in Brookside.