Car rentals in Drayton Valley: All you need to know
You want a great car to get around Drayton Valley whether you're going for a business or pleasure. Check out the top sites around town and pull up in front of the best restaurants in Drayton Valley. We've answered the most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Drayton Valley. Read on to see how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
How can I get a bargain rental car in Drayton Valley?
CarRentals.com always strives to get you the best rate. However, you can try to do a few things to keep your upcoming booking affordable. You can:
- Read through the mileage policy to avoid any surprises
- Book your car rental as far ahead of time as you can
- Avoid airport pick-ups; they tend to be more expensive
- Compare weekly and daily rates; you might save more if you rent the car for longer
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save on your Drayton Valley rental car.
What rental suppliers have outlets in Drayton Valley?
From budget-friendly brands like Budget and Thrifty to global names like National and Enterprise, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the online reviews to help you figure out which one is best for you.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Drayton Valley?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Alberta metropolis means you're certain to find an automobile that is perfect for you. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Families looking for adventure in the Alberta back-country||BMW X3, Ford Edge, or similar|
|Full Size||If you plan on doing plenty of driving and want a comfy ride||Infiniti Q50, Hyundai Sonata, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want a quiet and comfortable ride||BMW i3, Toyota Prius, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Drayton Valley?
Usually, the age limit for car rentals in Drayton Valley is 21—the same as it is across most of the country. However, you might need to pay a surcharge if you're under 25. Be sure to read over the rental agreement to determine what the exact rate is before you reserve your rental.
Is insurance required to rent a car in Drayton Valley?
Almost all countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to purchase interim insurance with the rental car company.Several credit cards (Discover, American Express, Visa, and MasterCard) will cover your car rental. However, there may be limitations, such as not covering larger vehicles like trucks or SUVs. Make sure to find out exactly what your credit card will cover and how much before you travel to Drayton Valley.
What are the different fuel policies?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Below is a list of the most common ones.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||You'll have a full tank 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 at the end. 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, you'll only have 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 be charged refueling fees or service charges if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll pick up the car with a full tank of gas and return the car with the tank empty. Some suppliers provide a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to verify with them beforehand||You won't need to find a fuel station near your rental drop-off location||You might pay a higher rate for the tank than you would filling up at a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You may not have a full tank when you pick up your vehicle, and you won't have to refill the gas when you drop it back off||You refill your tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll need to locate a gas station shortly after you get the car|
What fuel policy should I get?
We usually suggest that customers opt for the full-to-full policy. This policy simply means you bring your rental back to the full, and you're all set.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Drayton Valley?
Unlimited miles is a great option if you plan to do a bit of sightseeing or visit a lot of clients all over Drayton Valley. You can cruise as much as you want without incurring added charges. Read over your rental agreement to see if there are mileage limitations.
Before you leave the lot
Before you begin on your Drayton Valley vacation, make sure you check out a few things before you leave the rental lot. You should:
- Inspect your vehicle and determine if there is any dents or scrapes. If so, write it down on the paperwork
- Make you have a properly inflated spare tire, lug wrench, and jack in the trunk
- Get familiar with the controls of your car. Adjust the mirrors and seats, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Figure out how to work the navigation and entertainment. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Drayton Valley 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. CarRentals.com has the ideal vehicle that can align with your needs and not break your wallet.