Car rentals in Churchill: All you need to know
You need a great car to get around Churchill whether you're going for a business trip or a vacation. See the famous sites around the area and park in front of the popular restaurants in Churchill. CarRentals.com has answered the most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Churchill. Keep reading to find out how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
How do I get a bargain rental car in Churchill?
You're on your way to getting the best rate on your car rental by booking through CarRentals.com. But, you can do a couple things to keep your upcoming booking affordable. Make sure to:
- Compare the prices of vehicles
- Try to avoid airport pick-ups and drop-offs, which typically cost more
- Determine ahead of time the amount of fuel/mileage you may use
- Search and book in advance
Even a little rental car know-how can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental suppliers have agencies in Churchill?
From global names like Enterprise and Hertz 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 Churchill?
That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what activities you want to do in Churchill. If you're having difficulty choosing, make sure to read over our chart below. We have compared the most popular vehicle categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||To take on any kind of terrain and enjoy great views||Ford Explorer, Hyundai Santa Fe, or similar|
|Full Size||For trips where everyone needs room their luggage||Toyota Camry, Nissan Altima, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those looking for a fuel-efficient vehicle||BMW i3, Kia Optima, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Churchill?
Generally, to rent a car in Churchill you must be at least 21—the same as it is across the rest of the country. Additionally, many suppliers charge an added fee if you are under 25. Be sure to read through the supplier's terms to figure out any additional fees is before you reserve your rental.
Is insurance required to rent a car in Churchill?
When driving in Churchill or the rest of Canada, you will need insurance. Many suppliers need proof of insurance before you rent a car. The majority of countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to pay for interim coverage with the rental supplier.
Although many of the major card issuers, like MasterCard or Visa, provide some insurance, there are usually restrictions. For instance, they may not cover your rental car if you book a larger or luxury vehicle. Check your rental car company's policy before you decide.
What is the fuel policy for Churchill rental cars?
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 near your car rental supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||There will be a full tank of gas when you get your vehicle. You can use as much fuel as you want and top it off when you return your car at the end. As long as you replace the fuel before returning the car, you won't face any extra fees||You 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 can fill up at any station you want 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 and return the car with an empty tank. Some suppliers offer 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 return 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 won't have a full tank when you pick up your vehicle, and you don't need to refill the gas when you bring the car back||You refill your tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll have to get some gas before you go on a long trip|
What fuel policy do you recommend?
We usually recommend that customers choose the full-to-full policy. This policy is the most straightforward, and you simply top off the tank before you bring it back.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Churchill?
Unlimited miles is a good option if you plan to do a little sightseeing or visit several customers all over Churchill. You can cruise wherever you want without incurring extra charges. Go over your rental agreement to find out if there are any limitations.
Before you leave the lot
Make sure you check out a few items prior to leaving the lot. You should:
- Walk around the vehicle and make certain there is no damage or scrapes. If you notice any, 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, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Get comfortable working the navigation and entertainment. It's best to limit any unneeded distractions when you are driving around a new city
Book your Churchill rental car today
Maybe you're traveling solo, maybe you're bringing your partner or kids, or maybe you're carpooling with co-workers to and from the hotel to the conference center. No matter the situation, CarRentals.com has a vehicle that can fit your needs and not deplete your travel piggy bank.