Car rentals in Halifax: All you need to know
A Halifax car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You'll be able to check out all the sights, and even find out what else the rest of North Carolina has to offer. CarRentals.com has answered the most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Halifax. Read on to find out which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
How do I get a great deal on a car rental in Halifax?
CarRentals.com makes it a breeze to book the best rates. Simply type in your travel dates and scroll through the list of car rental companies, choose the top rental locations, and find the cheapest offers in Halifax. You can also:
- Compare daily and weekly rates from all the different suppliers
- Book as far in advance as possible. You'll usually save more and get the car of your choice
- Educate yourself on any cost for fuel policy, additional drivers, and mileage limits. This way you can make sure you know the actual cost before you book
- Don't get more car than you need. Normally, the smaller the class the lower the rate
These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Halifax.
What rental suppliers have agencies in Halifax?
From budget-friendly brands like Payless and Fox to global names like Ace and Enterprise, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Scan through the online reviews to help you figure out which meets your needs.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Halifax?
That all depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit Halifax. If you're having trouble picking the right car, be sure to look over the table below. We have compared the most popular vehicle categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Premium||When you deserve the best||Mercedes C-Class, Cadillac XTS, or similar|
|Minivan||Large groups who want to navigate Halifax together||Toyota RAV4, Dodge Grand Caravan, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those looking for a fuel-efficient vehicle||BMW i3, Kia Optima, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Halifax?
Normally, the age limit for car rentals in Halifax is 21—the same as it is across the rest of the USA. If you are under 25, you might also need to pay a surcharge. Be sure to read over the rental agreement to find what the total is before you book your car.
Is insurance required to rent a car in Halifax?
Insurance is mandatory, wherever you rent a car. Nevertheless, your current car insurance may cover you. Additionally, if you pay using your credit card, the card's benefits may also insure you. Keep in mind, these policies might not totally cover your rental, and you'll have to add it to your booking for Halifax. Check ahead of time and, if it is required, you can just add it at the CarRentals.com checkout.
Are there different fuel policies?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will have to find an open gas station close to the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank when you get your automobile. You can use as much fuel as you wish and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the end of your rental period. 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. If you only use half of a tank, it's only necessary refill half of a tank, and therefore avoid paying for any you don't need. You can fill up at any station you want and you'll only pay refueling charges if you don't refill 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. Many rental car companies offer a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to confirm with them beforehand||There will be no need to go searching for a gas station before you drop-off your car||You might pay a higher rate for the tank than you would filling up at a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You will not have a full tank of fuel when you collect your vehicle, and you don't need to refill the gas when you drop it back off||You refill your tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll have to fill up before you go on a long trip|
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
Many suppliers offer a range of fuel policies. However, full-to-full is our stand-out choice. You simply bring the car back with the same amount of fuel you got it with. .
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
If you want to check out all that Halifax and maybe even the rest of North Carolina offers, you're going to want unlimited miles. You can drive as far as you'd like without worrying about additional fees. Read the fine print to be certain they are actually "unlimited."
Before you leave the lot
Be sure you check out a few items before you leave the rental lot. You should:
- Inspect your car and be certain there is no damage or scrapes. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
- 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 wipers
- Get comfortable operating the radio or entertainment features. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Halifax 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 car that can align with your needs and not break your wallet.