Car rentals in Goodwood: All you need to know
You want a great automobile to get around Goodwood whether you're traveling for a business trip or a vacation. See the famous sites around town and park in front of the best restaurants in Goodwood. CarRentals.com has collected the most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Goodwood. Find out which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
Where can I find a bargain rental car in Goodwood?
CarRentals.com makes it easy to get the best rates. Just type in your travel dates and scroll through the variety of car rental companies, pick the top rental locations, and find the most wallet-friendly packages Goodwood has to offer. You should also:
- Check the mileage policy to steer clear of any surprise expenses
- Reserve your rental car as far in advance as you can
- Avoid airport pick-ups and drop-offs if possible; they commonly are more expensive
- Compare weekly and daily rates; you might save more with a longer rental
These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Goodwood.
What rental suppliers have retailers in Goodwood?
From budget-friendly brands like Fox and Budget to global names like National and Hertz, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the online reviews to help you figure out which one meets your needs.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Goodwood?
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 bound to find a vehicle 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||Ford Explorer, Hyundai Santa Fe, or similar|
|Full Size||Need extra room and comfort, but with the handling of a sedan||Chevrolet Impala, Toyota Camry, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want a quiet and comfortable ride with great fuel economy||BMW i3, Toyota Prius, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Goodwood?
Generally, the age limit for renting a car in Goodwood 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 determine what the exact price is before you rent your vehicle.
Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Goodwood?
Insurance is mandatory, no matter where you're renting a car. However, you might already be covered by your credit card or car policies. Keep in mind, these policies may not provide total coverage, and you'll have to add it to your booking for Goodwood. Check in advance and, if it is needed, you can easily add it at checkout.
What are the different fuel policies?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will have to find a gas station near the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The tank will be full when you pick up your vehicle. Use as much fuel as you need and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off. As long as you replace the fuel before returning the car, you won't face any extra fees||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 need to pay for any you didn't use. You can shop around for the cheapest prices and you'll only pay refueling charges if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll pay for a full tank of fuel and return the car with an empty tank. Many suppliers offer a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to confirm with them beforehand||You won't have to search for a gas station before you drop-off your car||You usually pay more for a tank upfront then you would going to a nearby gas station|
|Empty to empty||You may not have a full tank when you pick up your 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 won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll need to locate a gas station as soon as you get the car|
What fuel policy should I get?
We encourage a full to full policy. You should get your vehicle with a full tank, and you should return it filled up. For a cheaper rate, find a filling station before you return the car. Stations near or around airports or car rental places tend to have higher prices.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
If you wish to explore all that Goodwood offers, you are going to need unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Goodwood. Review the fine print to be certain they are truly "unlimited."
Before you leave the lot
Before you get going on your Goodwood vacation, check out a few items before you leave the car rental lot. It's worth the time to:
- Check out the car and make sure there is no dents or scrapes. If you notice any, write it down on the 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 to your liking, and figure out how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Figure out how to work the navigation and entertainment. It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are driving around a new region
Book your Goodwood car rental today
Use CarRentals.com to get the best wheels Goodwood has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be cruising between the well-known restaurants, famous landmarks, and all the terrific sites in Goodwood.