Car rentals in Conquest: All you need to know
A Conquest car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You can explore all the sights, and even find out what the rest of Saskatchewan has to offer. CarRentals.com has collected your most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Conquest. Keep reading to find out the dos and don'ts of renting a car.
Where can I get a great deal on a car rental in Conquest?
CarRentals.com always tries to get you the best rate. But, there are a more ways to increase your savings. Be sure to:
- Read through the mileage policy to steer clear of any surprise expenses
- Reserve your rental as far ahead of time as you can
- Avoid airport pick-ups; they tend to be more expensive
- Compare daily and weekly rates; you may save more with a longer rental
Even a little rental car know-how can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental suppliers have agencies in Conquest?
From budget-friendly brands like Economy and Budget to global names like Avis and Enterprise, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the reviews to help you figure out which meets your needs.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Conquest?
That depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit Conquest. If you're having difficulty deciding, be sure to go over the chart below. We've compared the most popular vehicle categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Families or groups looking for adventure in the Saskatchewan back-country||BMW X3, Ford Explorer, or similar|
|Full Size||Families with suitcases and a need for space||Hyundai Sonata, Ford Fusion, or similar|
|Economy Car||Great for driving around big cities||Chevrolet Spark, Vauxhall Corsa, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Conquest?
Typically, to rent a car in Conquest you must be at least 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 over the supplier's terms to discover what the total is before you book your rental.
Does Conquest require rental car insurance?
Insurance is mandatory, wherever you're renting a car. That said, your current car insurance may cover you. Additionally, if you pay for the rental in full using your credit card, the card's policy may also insure you. Keep in mind, your policies might not totally cover your rental, and you'll need to add it on to your booking. Look into it before you book and, if it's required, you can just include it at checkout.
Are there different fuel policies?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will have to search for an open gas station close to your car rental supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The tank will be full when you pick up your vehicle. Use as much gas 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 cost||You only need to replace the fuel you used. If you only use half of a tank, it's only necessary refill half of a tank, and therefore avoid paying for fuel you don't need. You can shop around for the cheapest prices and you'll only pay service fees if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You pay for a full tank of fuel upfront and bring the car back with the tank empty. Check with the rental car provider to see if they'll refund you for any unused fuel||You won't have to search for a gas station before you drop-off your car||You usually pay a more expensive price for a tank upfront then going to a local station|
|Empty to empty||You won't have a full tank when you pick up your vehicle, and you won't have to fill the tank back up when you bring the car back||You fill the 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?
Most rental car companies give you a full to full tank policy. At CarRentals.com, we suggest bringing the car back filled up. To avoid any added expenses, it is best to find a gas station before you bring it back.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Conquest?
If you want to check out all that Conquest offers, you're going to want unlimited miles. You can drive as far as you'd like without worrying about additional charges. Read the fine print to make certain your mileage is truly "unlimited."
Before you leave the lot
Before you get started on your Conquest trip, make sure you check out a few things before you leave the rental lot. You should take time to:
- Look over your car and make sure there is no damage or scratches. If so, write it down on the paperwork
- Inspect the trunk to determine if the spare is properly inflated and the necessary tools to change it 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 entertainment and GPS (if available). It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are navigating a new area
Book your Conquest 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 suit your needs and not deplete your travel fund.