Car rentals in Frontenac: All you need to know
You need a great automobile to get around Frontenac whether you're going for a business or pleasure. Explore the top sites around town and park in front of the best restaurants in Frontenac. We've collected your most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Frontenac. Read on to see how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
How do I find a great deal on a rental car in Frontenac?
You're well on your way to finding the best deal on your car rental when you use us. However, there are a more ways to increase your savings. Be sure to:
- Compare the prices of vehicles
- Avoid pick-ups or drop-offs at airports, which usually are more expensive
- Determine ahead of time the amount of fuel/mileage you may use
- Search and book as far in advance as you can
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save on your Frontenac rental car.
What rental companies have retailers in Frontenac?
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. Scan through the online reviews to help you figure out which is best for you.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Frontenac?
That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what you'll be doing when you visit Frontenac. If you're having difficulty deciding, make sure to read over our table below. We've compared the most popular types of vehicles 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||Ford Edge, Jaguar F-Pace, or similar|
|Full Size||For trips where everyone needs room their luggage||Chevrolet Impala, Toyota Camry, or similar|
|Economy Car||Easy to park and have great miles per gallon||Fiat 500, Nissan Versa Note, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Frontenac?
Generally, to rent a car in Frontenac you must be at least 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 over the rental agreement to figure out any additional charges is before you reserve your rental.
Is insurance required to rent a car in Frontenac?
When cruising through Frontenac or the rest of Canada, you'll need insurance. Many suppliers need proof of insurance before you rent a car. Almost all countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to purchase interim insurance through the rental agency.
The major credit card issuers (American Express, Visa, MasterCard, and Discover) will usually cover your car rental. But many of them have restrictions, like not covering bigger vehicles like premium models or some SUVs. It is best to call and find out what kind of coverage is offered before you head to Frontenac.
What is the difference between all the fuel policies?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will need to find a gas station near your rental car supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The tank will be full when you get your car. Use as much gas as you wish and top it off when you return your car at the end of your rental period. If you refill the tank before you return your car, you won't be charged a refueling cost||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 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 pay for a full tank when you pick the car up and bring the car back with the tank empty. Several rental car companies provide 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||You might pay more for the tank than you would filling up at a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You won't have a full tank when you pick up your vehicle, and you won't need to refill the gas when you drop it back off||You fill the tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll need to locate a gas station shortly after you get the car|
What fuel policy should I get?
We usually advise 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 Frontenac?
If you plan to explore all that Frontenac offers, you're going to need unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Frontenac. Review the fine print to make certain they are truly "unlimited."
Know before you go
Be sure you check out a few things before you leave the lot. You should take time to:
- Walk around the vehicle and determine if there is any damage or scrapes. 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
- Figure out how to work the navigation and entertainment. It's best to limit any unneeded distractions when you are navigating a new area
Book your Frontenac 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 align with your needs and not deplete your travel fund.