Car rentals in Cheltenham: All you need to know
A Cheltenham car rental gives you the opportunity to go where you want, when you want. You can check out all the sights, and even see what the rest of Ontario has to offer. We've answered your most popular questions about car rentals in Cheltenham. Keep reading to see which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
Where can I find a bargain car rental in Cheltenham?
CarRentals.com makes it easy to grab the best rates. Simply enter your travel dates and go through the variety of rental car suppliers, select the top rental locations, and find the best offers in Cheltenham. You can also:
- Compare vehicle pricing before you book
- Avoid airport pick-ups or drop-offs, which typically cost more
- Determine ahead of time how much fuel/mileage 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 on your Cheltenham rental car.
What rental suppliers have retailers in Cheltenham?
From global names like Avis and Sixt to budget-friendly brands like Dollar and Thrifty, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the reviews to get an idea of which meets your needs.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Cheltenham?
That all depends on your needs and what activities you want to do in Cheltenham. If you're having trouble picking the right car, make sure to go over the table below. We have compared the most popular categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Those looking for a little off-road adventure||Jaguar F-Pace, Hyundai Santa Fe, or similar|
|Full Size||For trips where everyone needs room their suitcases||Infiniti Q50, Ford Fusion, or similar|
|Economy or Compact Car||For those on a tight travel budget||Ford Fiesta, Chevrolet Spark, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Cheltenham?
Normally, the age limit for car rentals in Cheltenham is 21. However, you may find that there is an added fee if you're under 25 or for higher category cars in particular. Go over the supplier's terms to find what any additional charges is before you book your rental.
Does Cheltenham require rental car insurance?
Insurance is mandatory, no matter where you're renting a car. That said, your current car insurance may cover you. Additionally, if you pay using your credit card, the card's benefits may also insure you. Keep in mind, your policies might not totally cover your rental, and you'll need to add it to your booking for Cheltenham. Look into it before you book and, if it's necessary, you can just include it at the CarRentals.com checkout.
What are the different fuel policies?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will have to find an open gas station near the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank when you get your vehicle. You can use as much fuel as you want and top it off when you return your car. 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 half of a tank? Then you just fill it back up to full. You won't need to pay for any you didn't use. You can fill up at any station you want and you'll only be charged refueling fees if you don't fill up 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. Ask the supplier to see if they'll refund you for any unused fuel||You won't need to find a gas station near your rental drop-off location||You might pay more 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 need to refill the gas before 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 do any serious driving|
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
We usually suggest that you 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 mileage is a good option for anyone who don't want to worry about how many miles they are driving. Just make sure that your policy really provides unlimited miles. Read the details on mileage limits before you book.
Before you leave the lot
Before you get started on your Cheltenham vacation, make sure you check out a few things prior to leaving the rental lot. It's important to:
- Check out the car and be sure there is no dents or scrapes. If so, write 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 wipers
- Figure out how to work the radio or entertainment features. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Cheltenham rental car today
Use CarRentals.com to get yourself the best wheels Cheltenham has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be going between the highly-rated restaurants, renowned landmarks, and all the fantastic sites in Cheltenham.