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Car rentals in Canal Flats: All you need to know

You want a great automobile to take you around Canal Flats whether you're traveling for a business or pleasure. Explore the famous sites around town and park in front of the best restaurants in Canal Flats. CarRentals.com has collected the most popular questions about car rentals in Canal Flats. Keep reading to find out the dos and don'ts of renting a car.

How do I find a great deal on a rental car in Canal Flats?

CarRentals.com makes it a breeze to book budget-friendly deals. Just enter your travel dates and go through the variety of rental car suppliers, pick the top rental locations, and find the best packages Canal Flats has to offer. You should also:

  • Check the mileage policy to steer clear of any surprises
  • Book your vehicle as far ahead of time as possible
  • Avoid airport pick-ups; they tend to be more expensive
  • Compare daily and weekly rates; you might save more with a longer rental

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

What rental suppliers have retailers in Canal Flats?

From budget-friendly brands like Payless and Fox to global names like National and Enterprise, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the online reviews to help you figure out which one meets your needs.

What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Canal Flats?

That depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit Canal Flats. If you're having difficulty picking the right car, be sure to look over our table below. We've compared the most popular vehicle categories for you:

Car TypeBest forCategory Includes
Luxury or Premium-classWhen you really want to go all out on your trip to Canal FlatsCadillac, Audi, or similar
Minivan or SUVIf you plan on doing plenty of driving and want a comfortable rideJeep Grand Cherokee, Nissan Quest, or similar
Economy CarEasy to park and have great miles per gallonFord Fiesta, Chevrolet Spark, or similar

What's the age requirement to rent a car in Canal Flats?

Usually, to rent a car in Canal Flats you must be at least 21—the same as it is across most of the country. If you are under 25, you might also need to pay a surcharge. Be sure to read the terms to discover what the exact price is before you rent your car.

Do I need insurance to rent a car in Canal Flats?

When driving around Canal Flats or the rest of Canada, you'll need insurance. Almost every supplier requires that you show proof of insurance before you rent a car. Most countries require the driver to have insurance. You might be able to purchase additional insurance through the rental car dealer for your trip, if you are concerned your insurance won't cover your rental.

The major credit cards (American Express, Visa, MasterCard, and Discover) will usually cover your car rental. But many of them have restrictions, like not covering larger vehicles like premium models or some SUVs. It is best to find out exactly what your credit card will cover and how much before you travel to Canal Flats.

What are the different fuel policies?

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

You will have to find an open 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 at the end of your rental period. 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, you'll only need to 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'll pay for a full tank of gas and return the car with the tank empty. Check with the supplier to see if they'll refund you for any unused fuelThere will be no need to go searching for a gas station before you bring back the carYou 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 pick up the vehicle, and you don't have to fill the tank back up before you bring the car backYou refill your tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local pricesYou'll have to get some gas before you go on a long trip

What type of fuel policy should I choose?

Most suppliers provide you a full to full tank policy. At CarRentals.com, we recommend bringing it back with a full tank of gas. If you want to keep your expenses lower, it is best to find a gas station before you return the car. Stations near or around airports or car rental places tend to have higher prices.

Is it worth getting unlimited miles?

If you wish to check out all that Canal Flats offers, you're going to want unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Canal Flats. Review the fine print to make sure your mileage is truly "unlimited."

Before you leave the lot

Be sure you check out a few things prior to leaving the rental lot on your Canal Flats adventure. You should:

  • Check out the vehicle 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
  • 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 Canal Flats rental car today

When you reserve your car rental with CarRentals.com, you can count on a wonderful set of wheels that will result in more money to spare. Cash in on cheap deals on your perfect Canal Flats car rental when you book with CarRentals.com. We'll see you out here.