Car rentals in Hay: All you need to know
A Hay car rental gives you the opportunity to go where you want, when you want. You can check out all the sights, and even find out what else the rest of Ontario has to offer. CarRentals.com has gathered your most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Hay. Find out which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
Where do I get a bargain car rental in Hay?
CarRentals.com makes it a breeze to book the cheapest rates. Just type in your travel dates and go through the variety of rental car suppliers, choose the top rental locations, and find the cheapest offers in Hay. You can also:
- Compare vehicle pricing before you book
- Avoid pick-ups or drop-offs at airports, which typically are more expensive
- Determine ahead of time how much fuel/mileage you may use
- Search and book as far in advance as you can
Even a little knowledge can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental suppliers have outlets in Hay?
From global names like Advantage and Hertz to budget-friendly brands like Dollar and Thrifty, 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 Hay?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Ontario town means you're bound to find a vehicle that suits your needs. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury||When you deserve the best||Cadillac, Audi, or similar|
|SUV||Family vacations where you need the extra room||Toyota RAV4, Dodge Grand Caravan, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want to get the most mpg on their trip||BMW i3, Toyota Prius, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Hay?
Usually, to rent a car in Hay you must be at least 21. However, you may find that there is an additional charge if you're under 25 or for higher category rentals in particular. Go through the supplier's terms to find what the exact rate will be before you book your vehicle.
Is insurance required to rent a car in Hay?
Insurance is always needed, wherever you rent a vehicle. However, 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, those policies might not totally cover your rental, and you'll have to add it on to your booking. Check in advance and, if it's required, you can easily include it at checkout.
What are the different fuel policies?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will need to search for a gas station close to your car rental supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The tank will be full when you collect your car. Use as much petrol as you want and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the end of your rental period. As long as you replace the fuel before returning the car, you won't face any extra fees||You only need to replace the fuel you used. Used a quarter of a tank? Simply fill it back up to full. You won't need to pay for any gas you didn't use. You won't pay more than local fuel prices and you'll only pay service charges if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You pay for a full tank of fuel when you pick the car up and bring the car back with the tank empty. Several rental car companies offer a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to verify with them beforehand||You won't need to find a gas station near your rental drop-off location||You usually pay a higher rate for a tank upfront then you would going to a nearby gas station|
|Empty to empty||You will not have a full tank of fuel when you pick up the vehicle, and you don't need to refill the gas before you bring the car back||You fill the tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll need to find a gas station shortly after you get the car|
What fuel policy should I get?
Many suppliers offer a range of fuel policies. However, the stand-out choice is usually full-to-full. You simply bring the car back with the same amount of fuel you got it with. Just be sure you make time to shop for the cheapest gas prices.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Hay?
If you want to check out all that Hay offers, you're going to want unlimited miles. You can drive as far as you'd like without worrying about additional charges. Go over the fine print to make sure they are truly "unlimited."
Before you drive off
Make sure you check out a few things before you leave the rental lot on your Hay adventure. You should:
- Look over your vehicle and be certain there is no damage or scrapes. If so, 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, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Figure out how to work the entertainment and GPS (if available). You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Hay car rental today
Use CarRentals.com to get yourself the best wheels Hay has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be driving between the highly-rated restaurants, renowned landmarks, and all the marvelous sites in Hay.