Car rentals in Homewood: All you need to know
A Homewood car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You can check out all the sights, and even find out what else the rest of Manitoba has to offer. We've collected the most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Homewood. Keep reading to discover which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
Where can I find a bargain rental car in Homewood?
You are on your way to getting the best rate on your car rental with us. However, there are ways to get an even lower price on your next booking. Be sure to:
- Compare and contrast daily and weekly rates from all the different suppliers
- Book as far in advance as possible. You will usually save more and get the car of your choice
- Learn about any cost for fuel policy, additional drivers, and mileage limits. This way you can make sure you know the true cost before you rent
- Decide the car you'll need for your vacation. Don't rent more car than you need
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save on your Homewood rental car.
What rental suppliers have outlets in Homewood?
From global names like Advantage and Hertz to budget-friendly brands like Fox and Budget, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Scan through the reviews to get an idea of which meets your needs.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Homewood?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Manitoba metropolis means you're certain to find a car that is perfect for you. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||To take on any kind of terrain and sightseeing||Ford Edge, Kia Sorento, or similar|
|Full Size||For big groups that want better fuel economy than an SUV||Hyundai Sonata, Ford Fusion, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want a quiet and comfortable ride||Toyota Prius, Honda Civic, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Homewood?
Usually, the age limit for car rentals in Homewood 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 terms to discover what the total is before you reserve your rental.
Does Homewood require rental car insurance?
When cruising through Homewood or the rest of Canada, you'll need insurance. Almost every supplier needs proof of insurance before you rent a car. Most countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to pay for interim coverage with the rental supplier.
Although many of the major card issuers, like Visa or American Express, provide some coverage, there are usually restrictions. For example, you may not be covered if you get a luxury or larger vehicle. Make sure to check your 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 need to find an open gas station near your car rental supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The gas tank will be full when you pick up your vehicle. You can use as much fuel as you like and top it off when you return your car. 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 be paying for any fuel you didn't use. You can shop around for the cheapest 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 pay for a full tank of gas when you pick the car up and bring the car back with the tank empty. Some providers offer a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to confirm with them beforehand||You won't need to find a petrol station near your rental drop-off location||You usually pay a more expensive rate for a tank upfront then going to a local station|
|Empty to empty||You won't have a full tank when you collect the vehicle, and you won't need to refill the gas 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?
We usually advise that customers choose 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 Homewood?
If you wish to check out all that Homewood offers, you're going to want unlimited miles. You can drive as far as you'd like without worrying about additional fees. Read the fine print to make sure your mileage is truly "unlimited."
Before you leave the lot
Make sure you go over a few things prior to leaving the rental lot. You should:
- Check out your car and make sure there is no dents or scratches. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
- 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 radio or entertainment features. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Homewood car rental today
Use CarRentals.com to get the best wheels Homewood has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be driving between the well-known restaurants, renowned landmarks, and all the must-see sites in Homewood.