Car rentals in Homeville: All you need to know
A Homeville car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You can check out all the sights, and even see what the rest of Nova Scotia has to offer. We've answered the most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Homeville. Find out which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
How do I find a bargain car rental in Homeville?
We always strive to get you the best deal. However, you can try to do a couple things to keep your next booking affordable. You can:
- Read through the mileage policy to steer clear of any surprise fees
- 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 may save more if you rent the car for longer
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save on your Homeville rental car.
What rental companies have agencies in Homeville?
From budget-friendly brands like Thrifty and Budget to global names like Avis and Enterprise, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the online reviews to help you figure out which is best for you.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Homeville?
That depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit Homeville. If you're having a little trouble choosing, make sure to read over our chart below. We've compared the most popular categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Premium||When you want to travel Homeville in style||Camaro, Chrysler 300, or similar|
|SUV or Minivan||Sizable groups that need room for all their luggage||Dodge Grand Caravan, Nissan Quest, or similar|
|Economy or Compact Car||For those looking to save the most on their trip||Chevrolet Spark, Vauxhall Corsa, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Homeville?
Typically, to rent a car in Homeville you must be at least 21. However, you may find that there is an additional charge if you're under 25 or for larger or higher category rentals in particular. Read over the terms to find what the exact price will be before you book your rental.
Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Homeville?
When driving around Homeville or the rest of Canada, you'll need insurance. Many suppliers require that you show proof of insurance before you pick up your vehicle. Many countries require driver's insurance. You might be able to buy additional insurance through the rental car dealer for your trip, if you are concerned your insurance won't cover your rental during your trip.
Although many major card issuers, like American Express or MasterCard, provide some insurance, there are usually restrictions. For instance, they may not cover your rental car if you reserve a larger or luxury vehicle. Be sure to check the rental car company's policy before you decide.
What is the fuel policy for Homeville rental cars?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will need to find an open gas station close to your car rental supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The gas tank will be full when you get your vehicle. Use as much petrol as you like and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the end. If you refill the tank before you return your car, you won't be charged a refueling cost||You only pay for the fuel you use. Used a quarter of a tank? Simply fill it back up to full. You won't need to pay for any you didn't use. You won't pay more than local fuel prices and you'll only be charged refueling fees or service charges if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll pay for a full tank and return the car with an empty tank. Check with the rental car provider 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 more for a tank upfront then going to a local station|
|Empty to empty||You may not have a full tank when you pick up the vehicle, and you don't need to refill the gas before you drop it back off||You fill the tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll have to get some gas before you go on a long trip|
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
We usually advise that you opt for the full-to-full policy. This policy is the most straightforward, and you simply top off the tank before you bring it back.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Homeville?
If you wish to check out all that Homeville offers, you're going to want unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Homeville. Read the fine print to make certain your mileage is actually "unlimited."
Know before you go
Before you get going on your Homeville vacation, go over a few items before you leave the lot. You should take time to:
- Walk around the car and determine if there is any dents or scratches. If you notice any, 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 Homeville car rental today
Use CarRentals.com to get the best wheels Homeville has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be cruising between the well-known restaurants, world-famous landmarks, and all the marvelous sites in Homeville.