Car rentals in Clam Point: All you need to know
A Clam Point car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You can explore all the sights, and even see what the rest of Nova Scotia has to offer. We've answered your most popular questions about car rentals in Clam Point. Keep reading to see how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
How do I get a great deal on a rental car in Clam Point?
We always try to get you the best price. However, there are a more ways to increase your savings. Be sure to:
- Take time to compare vehicle pricing
- Avoid airport pick-ups or drop-offs, which usually cost more
- Know ahead of time how much fuel/mileage you may use
- Search and book as far in advance as you can
Even a little rental car know-how can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental suppliers have retailers in Clam Point?
From budget-friendly brands like Economy and Budget to global names like Enterprise and Sixt, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Scan through the reviews to help you figure out which one meets your needs.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Clam Point?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Nova Scotia town means you're bound to find an automobile that is perfect for you. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Those looking for a little adventure off the beaten path||Ford Edge, Jaguar F-Pace, or similar|
|Full Size||Need extra room and comfort, but with better handling and gas mileage than an SUV||Chevrolet Impala, Toyota Camry, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want to get the most mpg on their trip||BMW i3, Kia Optima, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Clam Point?
Typically, the age limit for renting a car in Clam Point is 21—the same as it is across the rest of the country. However, you might need to pay a surcharge if you're under 25. Be sure to read through the supplier's terms to find what the exact charge will be before you reserve your rental.
Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Clam Point?
Most countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to buy additional insurance through rental car company, if you think your insurance won't cover your rental during your trip.Many credit cards (American Express, Visa, MasterCard, and Discover) will offer coverage. However, many of them have restrictions, like not covering large vehicles such as premium models or some SUVs. Make sure to call and find out exactly what your credit card will cover and how much before you travel to Clam Point.
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 search for a gas station close to your car rental supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||There will be a full tank of gas when you pick up your car. Use as much petrol as you wish and top it off when you return your car. 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 fuel you didn't use. 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 pay for a full tank upfront and bring the car back with the tank empty. Some providers offer a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to confirm with them beforehand||You won't need to find a fuel station near your rental drop-off location||The supplier usually charges a higher rate for the fuel than a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You won't have a full tank when you pick up your vehicle, and you won't need to fill the tank back up when you drop it back off||You fill the tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll need to locate a gas station shortly after you collect the car|
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
We usually recommend that customers opt for 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 Clam Point?
Unlimited miles is a great option if you decide to do a little sightseeing or visit a lot of customers all over Clam Point. You can cruise wherever you like and not incur additional charges. Be sure to read your policy to discover if there are mileage restrictions.
Before you leave the lot
Make sure you check out a few things before you leave the lot. It's worth the time to:
- Look over your car and determine if there is any damage or scrapes. If you notice any, mark it down on the paperwork
- Check the trunk to determine if the spare is inflated and the necessary tools to change it are there
- Familiarize yourself with the car. Adjust the mirrors and seats, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Figure out how to work the radio or entertainment features. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Clam Point car rental today
Use CarRentals.com to get the best wheels Clam Point has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be cruising between the well-known restaurants, renowned landmarks, and all the must-see sites in Clam Point.