Car rentals in Eldorado: All you need to know
An Eldorado car rental gives you the opportunity to go where you want, when you want. You can check out all the sights, and even find out what else the rest of Ontario has to offer. CarRentals.com has gathered your most popular questions about renting a car in Eldorado. Keep reading to see the dos and don'ts of renting a car.
How do I find a bargain rental car in Eldorado?
You are on your way to locating the best deal on your car rental when you use CarRentals.com. However, you can do a couple things to keep your upcoming rental affordable. Be sure to:
- Read through the mileage policy to avoid any surprises
- Book your rental car as far in advance as possible
- Avoid airport pick-ups or drop-offs if possible; they generally are pricier
- Compare daily and weekly rates; you might save more if you rent the car for longer
Even a little knowledge can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental suppliers have outlets in Eldorado?
From budget-friendly brands like Budget and Thrifty to global names like Avis and Sixt, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the online reviews to help you figure out which one is best for your next trip.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Eldorado?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Ontario metropolis means you're certain to find a vehicle that is perfect for you. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Those looking for adventure in the Ontario back-country||Ford Explorer, Hyundai Santa Fe, or similar|
|Full Size||For large groups that want better fuel economy than an SUV||Infiniti Q50, Hyundai Sonata, or similar|
|Economy Car||For those looking to save the most on their trip||Chevrolet Spark, Vauxhall Corsa, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Eldorado?
Usually, to rent a car in Eldorado you must be at least 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 supplier's terms to figure out what the total will be before you rent your vehicle.
Is insurance required to rent a car in Eldorado?
Insurance is required, no matter where you're renting a car. With 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 benefits may also insure you. Keep in mind, those policies might not totally cover your rental, and you'll have to add it to your booking for Eldorado. Look into it before you book and, if it's necessary, you can easily add it at checkout.
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 need to find a gas station near your car rental supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||There will be a full tank of gas when you get your vehicle. Use as much gas as you like and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off. If you refill the tank before you return your car, you won't be charged a refueling cost||You only refill the amount of fuel that you've used. Used a quarter of a tank? Then you just fill it back up to full. You won't be paying for any fuel you didn't use. You can fill up at any station you want and you'll only pay service fees if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You pay for a full tank of gas upfront and bring the car back with the tank empty. Some suppliers offer a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to confirm with them beforehand||You won't need to find a petrol 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 may not have a full tank when you collect the vehicle, and you won'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 need to find a gas station as soon as you get the car|
What fuel policy do you recommend?
Many rental car suppliers offer a variety of fuel policies. However, the stand-out choice is usually full-to-full. You simply bring the car back with the same amount of fuel you got it with. Just be sure you make time to shop for the cheapest gas prices.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
Unlimited mileage is a good choice for those who don't want to worry about incurring any extra charges with the distance they drive. You will just need to make sure there's nothing else in the small print that could add in extra costs.
Before you leave the lot
Be sure you go over a few items prior to leaving the rental lot. It's worth the time to:
- Look over your car and be certain there is no damage or scratches. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
- 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
- Get comfortable operating the navigation and entertainment. It's best to limit any unneeded distractions when you are navigating a new city
Book your Eldorado rental car today
You know you can count on a great set of wheels that will leave you with cash to spare when you book with CarRentals.com. Book today to cash in on cheap deals on your impeccable Eldorado car rental. See you out here.