Car rentals in Valley: All you need to know
You want a great automobile to get around Valley whether you're traveling for a business trip or a vacation. Check out the famous sites around town and park in front of the popular restaurants in Valley. We've collected the most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Valley. Find out the dos and don'ts of booking a rental car.
Where do I find a bargain car rental in Valley?
CarRentals.com always tries to get you the best price. But, you can remember a few things to keep your upcoming rental affordable. You can:
- Compare and contrast the rates for a few suppliers on the type of car you want
- Book as far in advance as possible. You will usually save more and get the car of your choice
- Check the mileage and fuel policies. You don't want to be surprised with any added costs
- Determine what car you'll need for your drive. Don't get more car than you need
Even a little knowledge can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental suppliers have agencies in Valley?
From global names like Avis and Enterprise to budget-friendly brands like Fox and Budget, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the 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 Valley?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Saskatchewan metropolis means you're bound to find a car that suits your needs. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||To take on any kind of terrain and enjoy great views||BMW X3, Ford Explorer, or similar|
|Full Size||Families with luggage and a need for space||Toyota Camry, Nissan Altima, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want a quiet and comfortable ride||Toyota Prius, Honda Civic, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Valley?
Typically, to rent a car in Valley you must be at least 21. However, you may find that there is an additional fee if you are under 25 or for higher category rentals. Go over the terms to determine what any additional fees will be before you reserve your rental.
Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Valley?
Most countries require driver's insurance. You might be able to buy additional insurance through rental car company for your trip, if you are concerned your insurance won't cover your rental during your trip. Several credit cards (Discover, American Express, Visa, and MasterCard) will cover your car rental. But many of them have restrictions, like not covering large automobiles such as premium models or some SUVs. It is best to call and find out what kind of coverage is offered before you head to Valley.
Are there 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 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 pick up your car. Use as much gas as you need and top it off when you return your car. Just make sure to refill the tank before you return the car to avoid a refueling cost||You only need to replace the fuel you used. Used a half of a tank? Then you just fill it back up to full. You won't be paying for any you didn't use. You can fill up at any station you want and you'll only be charged refueling fees if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll receive the car with a full tank of gas and return the car with the tank empty. Several suppliers offer a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to confirm with them beforehand||You won't need to find a gas 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 your vehicle, and you don't need to refill the gas 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 fuel policy do you recommend?
Most rental car companies provide you a full to full tank policy. We recommend returning the car filled up. If you want to save some money, fill up your tank before bringing the rental.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
Unlimited miles is a good choice if you decide to do a bit of sightseeing or visit several business associates all over Valley. You can cruise wherever you want and not incur extra charges. Go over your policy to see if there are any limitations.
Know before you go
Make sure you check out a few things prior to leaving the car rental lot. It's important to:
- Check out the car and be sure there is no damage or scratches. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
- Check the trunk to determine if the spare is properly inflated and the jack and lung wrench are there
- 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 wipers
- Figure out how to work the navigation and entertainment. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your 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 car that can suit your needs and not deplete your travel piggy bank.