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Cheap car rentals in Halifax Regional Municipality, Nova Scotia

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Cheap car rentals in Halifax Regional Municipality, Nova Scotia

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Car rentals in Halifax Regional Municipality: All you need to know

You want a great car to take you around Halifax Regional Municipality whether you're going for a business or pleasure. See the top sites around town and park in front of the popular restaurants in Halifax Regional Municipality. We've collected your most popular questions about car rentals in Halifax Regional Municipality. Find out the dos and don'ts of booking a rental car.

Where can I get a bargain rental car in Halifax Regional Municipality?

CarRentals.com makes it a cinch to book the best rates. Just enter your travel dates and go down the list of rental car suppliers, select the top rental locations, and find the cheapest offers in Halifax Regional Municipality. You should also:

  • Compare the prices of vehicles
  • Try to avoid pick-ups and drop-offs at airports, which usually are more expensive
  • Know ahead of time the amount of fuel/mileage you may use
  • Search and book in advance

Even a little rental car know-how can go a long way to getting you the most savings.

What rental suppliers have outlets in Halifax Regional Municipality?

From budget-friendly brands like Fox and Budget to global names like Hertz and Enterprise, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the online reviews to get an idea of which one is best for you.

What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Halifax Regional Municipality?

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 car that suits your needs. Some options include:

Car TypeBest forCategory Includes
PremiumBusiness travelers who want a little luxury as they cruise Halifax Regional MunicipalityCadillac, Audi, or similar
Minivan or SUVFamily getaways where you need the extra roomFord Escape, Chrysler Town & Country, or similar
Economy CarWhen saving money and good gas mileage are your top prioritiesToyota Yaris, Nissan Versa, or similar

What age do you have to be to rent a car in Halifax Regional Municipality?

Typically, to rent a car in Halifax Regional Municipality you must be at least 21. Please note, there might be an additional charge if you're under the age of 25 or for larger or higher category vehicles. Go through the terms to find what the exact rate is before you reserve your rental.

Does Halifax Regional Municipality require rental car insurance?

Insurance is required, no matter where you rent a car. However, your current car insurance may cover you. Additionally, if you pay for the rental in full using your credit card, the card's benefits may also insure you. Keep in mind, those policies may not provide 100% coverage, and you'll have to add it to your booking for Halifax Regional Municipality. Check in advance and, if it is needed, you can conveniently add it at checkout.

Are there different fuel policies?

Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Here is a list of the typical policies.

You will need to find a gas station close to your rental car supplier
Policy TypePolicy DescriptionAdvantagesDisadvantages
Full to FullThe tank will be full when you pick up your car. You can use as much fuel as you want and top it off when you return your car when you are done. Just make sure to refill the tank before you return the car to avoid a refueling costYou only need to replace the fuel you used. Used a half of a tank? Simply fill it back up to full. You won't need to pay for any fuel you didn't use. You can fill up at any station you want and you'll only pay refueling charges 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. Many rental car companies provide a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to check with them beforehandYou won't need to find a petrol station near your rental drop-off locationThe supplier usually charges a higher rate for the fuel than a local gas station
Empty to emptyYou may not have a full tank when you collect your vehicle, and you don't need to fill the tank back up when you drop it back offYou refill your tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local pricesYou'll have to fill up before you do any serious driving

What fuel policy should I get?

We usually recommend that customers choose 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 Halifax Regional Municipality?

If you want to explore all that Halifax Regional Municipality offers, you're going to need unlimited miles. You can drive as far as you'd like without worrying about additional fees. Go over the fine print to make certain they are truly "unlimited."

Before you leave the lot

Be sure you check a few things before you leave the lot. It's important to:

  • Walk around the vehicle and determine if there is any dents or scrapes. If you notice any, mark it down on your paperwork
  • Check the trunk to determine if the spare is inflated and the jack and lung wrench are there
  • 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 radio or entertainment features. It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are driving around a new city

Book your Halifax Regional Municipality car rental 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.