Car rentals in Florence: All you need to know
A Florence 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 see what the rest of Nova Scotia has to offer. CarRentals.com has answered your most popular questions about renting a car in Florence. Keep reading to see how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
How do I find a great deal on a car rental in Florence?
CarRentals.com makes it a cinch to book the best deals. Just type in your travel dates and scroll through the list of car rental companies, choose the top rental locations, and find the best packages Florence has to offer. You can also:
- Compare and contrast the rates for a few suppliers on the type of car you want
- Book as far in advance as possible. You'll usually save more and get the car of your choice
- Learn about any cost for fuel policy, additional drivers, and mileage limits. That way you will know the actual cost before you rent
- Don't rent more vehicle than you need. Normally, the smaller the class the lower the rate
Even a little rental car know-how can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental suppliers have retailers in Florence?
From global names like Ace and Enterprise to budget-friendly brands like Economy and Budget, 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 you.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Florence?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Nova Scotia town 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||To take on any kind of terrain and sightseeing||Ford Explorer, Kia Sorento, BMW X3, or similar|
|Full Size||For trips where everyone needs room their bags||Chevrolet Impala, Toyota Camry, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those looking for a fuel-efficient vehicle||BMW i3, Kia Optima, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Florence?
Usually, the age limit for car rentals in Florence is 21. But, you may find that there is an added charge if you're under the age of 25 or for larger or higher category vehicles in particular. Go over the supplier's terms to find what any additional fees is before you book your car.
Do I need insurance to rent a car in Florence?
Almost all countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to pay for temporary coverage through the rental car company.Many major card issuers, like American Express or MasterCard, give some insurance on your rental; but, there are usually restrictions. For example, you may not be covered if you get a luxury or larger vehicle. Check the policy before you decide.
What is the fuel policy for Florence rental cars?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will need to find a gas station near your car rental supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The gas tank will be full when you pick up your vehicle. Use as much fuel as you wish and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the rental office. 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. Used a half of a tank? Then you just fill it back up to full. You won't be paying for any gas you didn't use. You won't pay more than local fuel prices and you'll only pay service charges if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You pay for a full tank upfront and bring the car back with the tank empty. Ask the supplier to see if they will refund you for any unused fuel||There will be no need to go searching for a gas station before you return your car||You usually pay a higher price for a tank upfront then going to a local station|
|Empty to empty||You will not have a full tank of fuel when you collect the vehicle, and you don't have to fill the tank back up before you bring the car back||You refill your tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll need to find a gas station shortly after you get the car|
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
We usually suggest that customers choose the full-to-full policy. This policy is the most straightforward, and you simply top off the tank before you bring it back.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Florence?
Unlimited mileage is a good choice for travelers 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 drive off
Before you begin on your Florence vacation, check out a few items prior to leaving the rental lot. It's worth the time to:
- Inspect the car and be certain there is no dents or scratches. If so, mark 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 to your liking, and figure out 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 Florence car rental today
Use CarRentals.com to get the best wheels Florence has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be going between the great restaurants, world-famous landmarks, and all the marvelous sites in Florence.