Car rentals in Cambridge Station: All you need to know
A Cambridge Station car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You'll be able to check out all the sights, and even find out what else the rest of Nova Scotia has to offer. We've answered your most popular questions about renting a car in Cambridge Station. Keep reading to find out how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
How can I find a great deal on a car rental in Cambridge Station?
You are well on your way to getting the best deal on your car rental when you use us. However, there are ways to get an even cheaper price on your upcoming rental. Be sure to:
- Take time to compare vehicle pricing
- Avoid pick-ups or drop-offs at airports, which can be more expensive
- Know ahead of time how much mileage/fuel 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 Cambridge Station rental car.
What rental suppliers have outlets in Cambridge Station?
From budget-friendly brands like Thrifty and Budget to global names like Hertz and Sixt, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Scan through the online reviews to get an idea of which one is best for you.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Cambridge Station?
That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what you'll be doing when you visit Cambridge Station. If you're having trouble picking the right car, be sure to read over our table below. We have compared the most popular types of cars for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Premium||When you want to travel Cambridge Station in style||Mercedes C-Class, Cadillac XTS, or similar|
|Minivan or SUV||If you plan on doing a lot of sightseeing and want a comfortable ride||Jeep Grand Cherokee, Nissan Quest, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want to get the most mpg on their trip||BMW i3, Kia Optima, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Cambridge Station?
Normally, to rent a car in Cambridge Station you must be at least 21. However, there might be an added charge if you're under 25 or for higher category vehicles in particular. Go over the terms to find what any additional fees will be before you rent your car.
Do I need insurance to rent a car in Cambridge Station?
When cruising through Cambridge Station 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 pay for interim coverage with the rental supplier.
Many major card issuers, like American Express or MasterCard, provide 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 Cambridge Station rental cars?
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 Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank when you collect your car. Use as much gas as you need and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off. If you refill the tank before you return your car, you won't be charged a refueling cost||You 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 gas you didn't use. You won't pay more than local fuel prices and you'll only pay service fees if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You pay for a full tank of gas when you pick the car up and bring the car back with the tank empty. Check with the rental car provider to see if they'll refund you for any unused fuel||You won't have to search for a gas station before you drop-off your car||You might pay a higher rate for the tank than you would filling up at a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You will not have a full tank of fuel when you collect the vehicle, and you won't have to fill the tank back up when you drop it back off||You refill your tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll have to fill up before you go on a long trip|
What fuel policy should I get?
We usually recommend that customers choose the full-to-full policy. This policy simply means you bring your rental back to the full, and you're all set.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
Unlimited miles is a good choice if you plan to do a bit of sightseeing or visit a lot of clients all over Cambridge Station. You can cruise as much as you like without incurring additional charges. Be sure to read your rental agreement to find out if there are mileage restrictions.
Before you leave the lot
Make sure you go over a few things before you leave the rental lot on your Cambridge Station adventure. It's important to:
- Check out your car and determine if there is any damage or scrapes. 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
- 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 windshield wipers
- Get comfortable operating the entertainment and GPS (if available). You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Cambridge Station car rental today
When you book with CarRentals.com, you can depend on a wonderful car that will leave you with cash to spare. Book today to cash in on cheap deals on your ideal Cambridge Station car rental. See you on the road.