Car rentals in Heron Bay: All you need to know
A Heron Bay car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You can explore all the sights, and even find out what the rest of Ontario has to offer. We've collected the most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Heron Bay. Keep reading to see which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
How can I get a great deal on a car rental in Heron Bay?
CarRentals.com makes it a cinch to snag budget-friendly deals. Simply enter your travel dates and scroll through the variety of car rental suppliers, choose the top rental locations, and find the cheapest packages Heron Bay has to offer. You should also:
- Read through the mileage policy to avoid any surprise expenses
- Book your vehicle as far in advance as possible
- Avoid airport pick-ups and drop-offs if possible; they tend to be more expensive
- Compare weekly and daily rates; you might save more if you rent the car for longer
Even a little rental car know-how can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental suppliers have agencies in Heron Bay?
From global names like National and Hertz to budget-friendly brands like Fox and Budget, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the online reviews to get an idea of which one meets your needs.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Heron Bay?
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 car that is perfect for you. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Great for families or groups who want comfort and to fit in all their luggage||Ford Edge, Jaguar F-Pace, or similar|
|Full Size||Need extra room and comfort, but with the handling of a sedan||Toyota Camry, Nissan Altima, or similar|
|Economy or Compact Car||Couple or two friends who plan on doing some sightseeing||Ford Fiesta, Chevrolet Spark, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Heron Bay?
Generally, the age limit for car rentals in Heron Bay is 21—the same as it is across most of the country. However, you might need to pay a surcharge if you're under 25. Be sure to read over the rental agreement to find any additional fees is before you reserve your rental.
Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Heron Bay?
Most countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to purchase additional insurance through rental car company for your trip, if you think your insurance won't cover you while traveling through CAN.Many major card issuers, like American Express or MasterCard, offer some coverage; but, there may be restrictions. For example, you may not be covered if you reserve a luxury or larger vehicle. Check the policy before you decide.
What is the difference between all the fuel policies?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will have to search for a gas station near the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank when you get your vehicle. You can use as much fuel as you need and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the rental dealer. If you refill the tank before you return your car, you won't be charged a refueling cost||You only refill the amount of fuel that you've used. If you only use half of a tank, it's only necessary refill half of a tank, and therefore avoid paying for fuel you don't need. You won't pay more than local fuel prices and you'll only pay service fees if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll pick up the car with a full tank and return the car with the tank empty. Check with the supplier to see if they will refund you for any unused fuel||You won't have to search for a gas station before you drop-off your car||You usually pay a higher rate for a tank upfront then going to a local station|
|Empty to empty||You will not have a full tank of fuel when you pick up the vehicle, and you won't need to fill the tank back up when you drop it back off||You fill the tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll have to fill up before you do any serious driving|
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
Most rental car companies provide you a full to full tank policy. At CarRentals.com, we advise bringing your car back topped off. If you want to save some money, fill up your tank before returning the vehicle.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
If you plan to explore all that Heron Bay offers, you're going to want unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Heron Bay. Review the fine print to be certain they are actually "unlimited."
Tips before you leave the lot
Be sure you go over a few items before you leave the car rental lot. You should take time to:
- Inspect the car and determine if there is any damage or scrapes. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
- Inspect the trunk to see if the spare is properly inflated and the necessary tools to change it are there
- 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 entertainment and GPS (if available). It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are driving around a new area
Book your Heron Bay rental car today
Maybe you're traveling with your partner and kids, or carpooling with co-workers to and from the hotel to the conference center. Maybe you're traveling solo. CarRentals.com has the ideal vehicle that can fit your requirements and not break your wallet.