Car rentals in Hillsdale: All you need to know
A Hillsdale car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You'll be able to explore all the sights, and even see what the rest of Ontario has to offer. We've collected your most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Hillsdale. Find out how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
Where can I find a bargain car rental in Hillsdale?
You are well on your way to finding the best rate on your car rental when you use CarRentals.com. But, there are ways to get an even lower price on your next booking. You can:
- Read the mileage policy to prevent any surprise fees
- Reserve your rental car as far ahead of time as you can
- Avoid airport pick-ups or drop-offs if possible; they normally are pricier
- Compare daily and weekly rates; you may save more with a longer rental
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save on your Hillsdale rental car.
What rental companies have outlets in Hillsdale?
From budget-friendly brands like Thrifty and Budget to global names like Ace 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 your next trip.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Hillsdale?
That depends on your needs and what activities you want to do in Hillsdale. If you're having difficulty choosing, make sure to go over the table below. We've compared the most popular vehicle categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Premium||If you really want to treat yourself on your visit to Hillsdale||Infiniti Q50, Chrysler 300, or similar|
|SUV or Minivan||Large groups who want to navigate Hillsdale together||Toyota RAV4, Dodge Grand Caravan, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those looking for a fuel-efficient vehicle||BMW i3, Kia Optima, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Hillsdale?
Generally, the age limit for renting a car in Hillsdale 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 the rental agreement to figure out what the total is before you reserve your rental.
Is insurance required to rent a car in Hillsdale?
Most countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to pay for temporary coverage with the rental car company.Although many of the major card issuers, like Visa or American Express, give some coverage, there may be restrictions. For example, you may not be covered if you book a luxury or larger vehicle. Make sure to check rental car company's policy before you decide.
What is the difference between all the fuel policies?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will have to search for 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 collect your vehicle. Use as much gas as you need and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off when you are done. As long as you replace the fuel before returning the car, you won't face any extra fees||You only pay for the fuel you use. 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 won't pay more than local fuel prices and you'll only pay service charges if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You pay for a full tank upfront and bring the car back with the tank empty. Ask the supplier to see if they'll refund you for any unused fuel||You won't need to find a fuel station near your rental drop-off location||The supplier usually charges a higher rate for the fuel than a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You won't have a full tank when you pick up your vehicle, and you won't have to fill the tank back up before you bring the car back||You refill your tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll have to get some gas before you do any serious driving|
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. .
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
If you plan to see all that Hillsdale offers, you're going to need unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Hillsdale. Go over the fine print to be sure your mileage is truly "unlimited."
Before you leave the lot
Be sure you check out a few things before you leave the lot on your Hillsdale adventure. It's important to:
- Walk around the vehicle and be sure there is no dents 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 navigation and entertainment. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Hillsdale 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 rental car that can suit your needs and not deplete your travel piggy bank.