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Car rentals in East Canaan: All you need to know

You want a great vehicle to get around East Canaan whether you're traveling for a business trip or a vacation. Check out the famous sites around the region and park in front of the best restaurants in East Canaan. We've collected the most frequently asked questions about renting a car in East Canaan. Find out which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.

How can I get a great deal on a rental car in East Canaan?

CarRentals.com makes it a cinch to grab the best rates. Simply type in your travel dates and go through the list of rental companies, pick the top rental locations, and find the best packages East Canaan has to offer. You can also:

  • Compare daily and weekly rates from all the different suppliers
  • Book as far in advance as possible. You will usually get the vehicle of your choice and save more
  • Be aware of any cost for fuel policy, additional drivers, and mileage limits. This way you will know the actual cost before you book
  • Determine what car 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 East Canaan rental car.

What rental suppliers have agencies in East Canaan?

From global names like Enterprise and Hertz to budget-friendly brands like Economy and Budget, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the reviews to get an idea of which is best for your next trip.

What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in East Canaan?

That depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit East Canaan. If you're having difficulty choosing, be sure to go over our chart below. We have compared the most popular types of vehicles for you:

Car TypeBest forCategory Includes
Full Size SUVPerfect for families who need a comfortable ride and have safety as a top priorityBMW X3, Ford Explorer, or similar
Full SizeFamilies with luggage and a need for spaceToyota Camry, Nissan Altima, or similar
HybridThose looking for a fuel-efficient vehicleBMW i3, Kia Optima, or similar

How old do you have to be to rent a car in East Canaan?

Typically, to rent a car in East Canaan you must be at least 21—the same as it is across the rest of the USA. If you are under 25, you might also need to pay a surcharge. Be sure to read through the rental agreement to find any additional fees is before you book your rental.

Does East Canaan require rental car insurance?

When cruising through East Canaan or the rest of the United States, you'll need insurance. Almost every supplier requires that you show proof of insurance before you rent a car. Most countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to purchase temporary insurance through the rental agency. Moreover, as a United States citizen, you can also add on Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com at checkout.

Many major card issuers, like MasterCard or Discover, give some coverage, but there are usually restrictions. For instance, they may not cover your rental car if you get a larger or luxury vehicle. Check your rental car company's policy before you decide.

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 find an open gas station close to the drop-off location
Policy TypePolicy DescriptionAdvantagesDisadvantages
Full to FullThe tank will be full when you get your automobile. Use as much gas as you need and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the end of your rental period. Just make sure to refill the tank before you return the car to avoid a refueling costYou only refill the amount of fuel that you've used. If you only use half of a tank, you'll only have to 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 be charged refueling fees or service charges if you don't fill up the tank
Full to empty (pre-paid)You'll pick up the car with a full tank of gas and return the car with an empty tank. Several suppliers offer a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to confirm with them beforehandYou won't need to find a petrol station near your rental drop-off locationThe supplier usually charges a higher rate for the fuel than a local gas station
Empty to emptyYou will not have a full tank of fuel when you collect the vehicle, and you don't have to fill the tank back up when you bring the car backYou refill your tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump pricesYou'll need to find a gas station shortly after you collect the car

What type of fuel policy should I choose?

Many rental car suppliers offer a range of fuel policies. However, full-to-full is our stand-out choice. You simply bring the car back with the same amount of fuel you got it with. .

Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in East Canaan?

Unlimited mileage is a good choice for those who don't want to worry about incurring any extra charges with the distance they drive. Just make sure that your policy really provides unlimited miles. Check the fine print before you book.

Before you drive off

Be sure you check out a few things before you leave the lot on your East Canaan adventure. It's worth the time to:

  • Look over the car and determine if there is any dents or scratches. If so, mark it down on your 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 to your liking, and figure out how to turn on the lights and wipers
  • Figure out how to work the navigation and entertainment. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city

Book your East Canaan rental car today

Use CarRentals.com to get yourself the best wheels East Canaan has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be driving between the great restaurants, famous landmarks, and all the marvelous sites in East Canaan.