Car rentals in Huntsville: All you need to know
A Huntsville car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You'll be able to explore all the sights, and even find out what the rest of Ontario has to offer. CarRentals.com has gathered your most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Huntsville. Find out how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
How can I find a bargain rental car in Huntsville?
We always try to get you the best deal. But, to get the most savings when you travel to Huntsville you can do a few things. Be sure to:
- Take time to compare vehicle pricing
- Try to avoid airport pick-ups and drop-offs, which usually cost more
- Determine ahead of time how much fuel/mileage you may use
- Search and reserve in advance
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save big on your Huntsville rental car.
What rental companies have retailers in Huntsville?
From budget-friendly brands like Payless and Fox to global names like Enterprise and Sixt, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the online reviews to help you figure out which is best for your next trip.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Huntsville?
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 certain to find a car that suits your needs. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury||When you need the best||Mercedes C-Class, Audi A4, or similar|
|Minivan or SUV||Sizable groups that need room for all their luggage||Chrysler Pacifica, Dodge Grand Caravan, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want a quiet and comfortable ride||BMW i3, Kia Optima, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Huntsville?
Generally, to rent a car in Huntsville you must be at least 21. But, you may find that there is an added charge if you are under the age of 25 or for larger or higher category cars. Read through the terms to discover what any additional fees will be before you reserve your rental.
Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Huntsville?
When driving around Huntsville or the rest of Canada, you will need insurance. Almost every supplier needs proof of insurance before you pick up your car. Most countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to purchase temporary coverage through the rental agency.
The major credit card issuers (American Express, Visa, MasterCard, and Discover) will usually cover your car rental. But many of them have restrictions, like not covering larger vehicles like premium models or some SUVs. It is best to call and find out what kind of coverage is offered before you travel to Huntsville.
What is the fuel policy for Huntsville rental cars?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will have to find 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 pick up your automobile. You can use as much fuel as you wish and top it off when you return your car. Just make sure to refill the tank before you return the car to avoid a refueling cost||You only need to replace the fuel you used. Used a half of a tank? Simply fill it back up to full. You won't need to pay for any you didn't use. You can fill up at any station you want and you'll only pay service charges if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll pay for a full tank and return the car with the tank empty. Some suppliers provide a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to check with them beforehand||You won't need to find a gas 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 may not have a full tank when you pick up the vehicle, and you won't have to refill the gas when you drop it back off||You refill your 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 fuel policy should I get?
Many suppliers offer a variety of fuel policies. However, full-to-full is our stand-out winner. It simply means returning the car with the same level of gas as you got it with, so you'll never pay for anyone else's road trips through the Huntsville.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
Unlimited miles is a great choice if you plan to do some sightseeing or visit a lot of customers all over Huntsville. You can cruise wherever you want and not incur added charges. Be sure to read your rental agreement to find out if there are mileage limitations.
Know before you go
Before you begin on your Huntsville vacation, check a few things before you leave the rental lot. You should take time to:
- Check out the car and be sure there is no damage or scratches. If so, mark it down on the paperwork
- 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, 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 Huntsville rental car today
Use CarRentals.com to get yourself the best wheels Huntsville has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be going between the highly-rated restaurants, renowned landmarks, and all the fantastic sites in Huntsville.