Car rentals in Clarks Harbour: All you need to know
You want a great vehicle to take you around Clarks Harbour whether you're going for a business or pleasure. Explore the famous sites around town and pull up in front of the best restaurants in Clarks Harbour. CarRentals.com has collected the most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Clarks Harbour. Read on to find out the dos and don'ts of car rentals.
Where do I get a bargain car rental in Clarks Harbour?
CarRentals.com always tries to get you the best rate. But, there are ways to get an even lower price on your next booking. You can:
- Compare the prices of vehicles
- Avoid airport pick-ups or drop-offs, which usually cost more
- Know ahead of time the amount of fuel/mileage you may use
- Search and book as far in advance as you can
These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Clarks Harbour.
What rental companies have outlets in Clarks Harbour?
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 help you figure out which is best for your next trip.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Clarks Harbour?
That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what activities you want to do in Clarks Harbour. If you're having a bit of trouble choosing, be sure to look over our chart below. We have compared the most popular vehicle categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Groups or Families looking for adventure in the Nova Scotia back-country||BMW X3, Ford Edge, or similar|
|Full Size||For big groups that want better fuel economy than an SUV||Infiniti Q50, Hyundai Sonata, or similar|
|Compact Car||Couple or two friends who plan on doing a bit of sightseeing||Toyota Yaris, Nissan Versa, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Clarks Harbour?
Normally, to rent a car in Clarks Harbour you must be at least 21—the same as it is across most of the country. Additionally, many suppliers charge an extra fee if you are under 25. Be sure to review the rental agreement to determine what the exact price will be before you book your car.
Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Clarks Harbour?
When driving in Clarks Harbour or the rest of Canada, you'll need insurance. Almost every supplier needs proof of insurance before you pick up your vehicle. Almost all countries require the driver to have insurance. You may 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 card issuers (Discover, American Express, Visa, and MasterCard) will typically offer coverage. However, many of them have restrictions, like not covering bigger vehicles like premium models or some SUVs. It is best to call and find out exactly what your credit card will cover and how much before you head to Clarks Harbour.
What is the fuel policy for Clarks Harbour 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 a gas station close to the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||There will be a full tank of gas when you collect your vehicle. You can use as much fuel as you wish and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off. 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 quarter of a tank? Simply 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 refueling charges if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll pay for a full tank and return the car with the tank empty. Some providers provide a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to check with them beforehand||You won't need to find a gas 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 the vehicle, and you don't have to refill the gas before you drop it back off||You fill the tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll need to locate a gas station shortly after you get the car|
What fuel policy should I get?
We usually advise 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 Clarks Harbour?
Unlimited miles is a great option if you plan to do a bit of sightseeing or visit several customers all over Clarks Harbour. You can drive as much as you like without incurring extra charges. Read over your rental agreement to find out if there are mileage limitations.
Tips before you leave the lot
Make sure you check out a few items prior to leaving the car rental lot. It's important to:
- Look over the car and make certain there is no damage or scratches. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
- Inspect the trunk to determine if the spare is inflated and both the lug wrench and jack are there
- Get familiar with the controls of your car. Adjust the mirrors and seats, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Get comfortable operating the navigation and entertainment. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Clarks Harbour car rental today
Maybe you're traveling with your partner and kids, or carpooling with co-workers to and from the hotel to the conference center. Maybe you're traveling solo. No matter who you're traveling with, CarRentals.com has a rental car that can fit your needs and not deplete your travel fund.