Car rentals in Cranford: All you need to know
A Cranford car rental gives you the opportunity to go where you want, when you want. You'll be able to explore all the sights, and even find out what else the rest of Alberta has to offer. We've gathered the most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Cranford. Read on to discover which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
How do I find a great deal on a rental car in Cranford?
We always try to get you the best deal. However, there are ways to get an even lower price on your upcoming rental. You can:
- Compare the rates for a few suppliers on the type of car you want
- Book as far in advance as possible. You will usually save more and get the car of your choice
- Be aware of any cost for fuel policy, additional drivers, and mileage limits. That way you will know the total cost before you book
- Determine what vehicle you'll need for your trip. Don't get more car than you need
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save on your Cranford rental car.
What rental suppliers have retailers in Cranford?
From budget-friendly brands like Economy and Budget to global names like Advantage and Hertz, 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 Cranford?
That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what activities you want to do in Cranford. If you're having trouble picking the right car, make sure to look over our table below. We have compared the most popular vehicle categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Families looking for adventure in the Alberta back-country||Ford Explorer, Kia Sorento, BMW X3, or similar|
|Full Size||For trips where everyone needs room their luggage||Infiniti Q50, Hyundai Sonata, or similar|
|Compact Car||Easy to park and have great miles per gallon||Chevrolet Spark, Vauxhall Corsa, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Cranford?
Normally, to rent a car in Cranford you must be at least 21—the same as it is across the rest of the country. Additionally, many suppliers charge an extra fee if you are under 25. Be sure to read over the supplier's terms to find any additional charges is before you book your car.
Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Cranford?
When driving around Cranford or the rest of Canada, you'll need insurance. Almost every supplier requires that you show proof of insurance before you pick up your automobile. Almost all countries require driver's insurance. You might be able to purchase additional insurance through the rental car dealer for your trip, if you think your insurance won't cover you while traveling through CAN.
The major credit card issuers (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover) will generally provide some coverage. But many of them have restrictions, like not covering larger vehicles like trucks or SUVs. Be sure to call and find out what kind of coverage is offered before you travel to Cranford.
What is the difference between all the fuel policies?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will have to find an open gas station close to your rental car supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The tank will be full when you pick up your car. Use as much fuel as you want and top it off when you return your car at the rental dealer. As long as you replace the fuel before returning the car, you won't face any extra fees||You only pay for the fuel you use. If you only use half of a tank, it's only necessary refill half of a tank, and therefore avoid paying for any you don't need. You can shop around for the cheapest prices and you'll only be charged refueling fees or service charges if you don't refill 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. Ask the rental car provider to see if they will refund you for any unused fuel||You won't need to find a gas station near your rental drop-off location||You usually pay a more expensive rate for a tank upfront then you would going to a nearby gas station|
|Empty to empty||You may not have a full tank when you collect your vehicle, and you don't have to fill the tank back up before you drop it back off||You refill your tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll have to get some gas before you go on a long trip|
What fuel policy do you recommend?
At CarRentals.com, we encourage a full to full policy. You receive the car with the needle at "F". But, if you return the rental with less than the amount you received it with, most companies will charge a premium, and sometimes up to 3X the amount of current gas prices to refill it. If you want to save some money, it is best to find a gas station before you bring it back.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
If you wish to see all that Cranford offers, you're going to need unlimited miles. You can drive as far as you'd like without worrying about additional fees. Read the fine print to make sure your mileage is truly "unlimited."
Before you leave the lot
Before you get started on your Cranford adventure, check out a few things prior to leaving the car rental lot. You should take time to:
- Check out your car and make certain there is no dents 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
- Figure out how to work the radio or entertainment features. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Cranford rental car today
Know that you can count on a perfect car that will result in more money to spare when you reserve your car rental with CarRentals.com. Cash in on cheap deals on your ideal Cranford rental car when you book with us. We'll see you around town.