Car rentals in Ethel: All you need to know
An Ethel car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You'll be able to explore all the sights, and even see what the rest of Ontario has to offer. We've answered your most popular questions about renting a car in Ethel. Read on to see how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
How can I find a bargain car rental in Ethel?
CarRentals.com makes it easy to book budget-friendly rates. Just enter your travel dates and scroll down the list of rental suppliers, select the top rental locations, and find the most wallet-friendly packages Ethel has to offer. You can also:
- Check the mileage policy to prevent any surprise fees
- Reserve your vehicle as far ahead of time as you can
- Avoid airport pick-ups; they generally are more expensive
- Compare weekly and daily rates; you might save more if you rent the car for longer
These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Ethel.
What rental suppliers have retailers in Ethel?
From budget-friendly brands like Budget and Thrifty to global names like Advantage and Hertz, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the online reviews to get an idea of which one meets your needs.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Ethel?
That depends on your needs and what activities you want to do in Ethel. If you're having trouble deciding, make sure to read over our chart below. We've compared the most popular categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Great for families or groups who need a comfortable ride and to fit in all their luggage||BMW X3, Ford Edge, or similar|
|Full Size||Planning a big trip with a large group of friends or family members||Infiniti Q50, Ford Fusion, or similar|
|Compact Car||Great for maneuvering around large cities||Fiat 500, Nissan Versa Note, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Ethel?
Generally, the age limit for renting a car in Ethel is 21—the same as it is across most of the country. Additionally, many suppliers charge an added fee if you are under 25. Be sure to read the rental agreement to find any additional fees is before you rent your car.
Do I need insurance to rent a car in Ethel?
Insurance is mandatory, 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 Ethel. Look into it before you book and, if it is required, you can conveniently add it at the CarRentals.com checkout.
What is the difference between all the 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 an open gas station near the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||There will be a full tank of gas when you collect your car. You can use as much fuel as you like and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off. Just make sure to refill the tank before you return the car to avoid a refueling cost||You only refill the amount of fuel that you've 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 won't pay more than local fuel 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 when you pick the car up and bring the car back with the tank empty. Check with the supplier to see if they'll refund you for any unused fuel||You won't need to find a fuel 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 won't have a full tank when you collect your vehicle, and you don't have to refill the gas when you bring the car back||You refill your tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll have to get some gas before you do any serious driving|
What fuel policy should I get?
We usually recommend 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 Ethel?
If you plan to explore all that Ethel offers, you are going to need unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Ethel. Go over the fine print to make certain your mileage is truly "unlimited."
Before you leave the lot
Before you get started on your Ethel trip, make sure you check out a few things prior to leaving the lot. You should take time to:
- Walk around your car and be certain there is no damage or scratches. If you notice any, write 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, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Get comfortable working the entertainment and GPS (if available). You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Ethel car rental today
Maybe you're carpooling with co-workers to and from the hotel to the conference center, maybe you're traveling solo, or maybe you're bringing your partner or kids. No matter who you're traveling with, CarRentals.com has a vehicle that can suit your requirement and not break the bank.