Car rentals in Ingonish: All you need to know
An Ingonish car rental gives you the opportunity to go where you want, when you want. You'll be able to explore all the sights, and even see what else the rest of Nova Scotia has to offer. CarRentals.com has gathered the most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Ingonish. Read on to discover the dos and don'ts of car rentals.
How do I get a great deal on a car rental in Ingonish?
CarRentals.com always strives to get you the best rate. But, you can do a couple things to keep your next rental affordable. Be sure to:
- Compare all the deals available
- Book as far in advance as possible. You will usually save more and get the car of your choice
- Educate yourself on any cost for fuel policy, additional drivers, and mileage limits. That way you can make sure you know the true cost before you book
- Decide what vehicle you'll need for your vacation. Don't get more car than you need
Even a little rental car know-how can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental companies have outlets in Ingonish?
From budget-friendly brands like Dollar and Thrifty to global names like Advantage and Hertz, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the reviews to help you figure out which meets your needs.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Ingonish?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Nova Scotia city means you're bound to find a car that suits your needs. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury||Business travelers who want a little luxury as they cruise Ingonish||Infiniti, Mercedes Benz, or similar|
|Minivan or SUV||Families with plenty of luggage and a need for space||Toyota RAV4, Dodge Grand Caravan, or similar|
|Economy Car||When saving money is a top priority||Toyota Yaris, Nissan Versa, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Ingonish?
Normally, to rent a car in Ingonish you must be at least 21—the same as it is across the rest of the country. Additionally, many suppliers charge an added fee if you are under 25. Be sure to read the rental agreement to discover any additional fees will be before you book your rental.
Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Ingonish?
Most countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to purchase additional insurance through rental car supplier, if you know your insurance won't cover you while traveling through CAN.Although many of the major card issuers, like American Express or MasterCard, give some insurance, there may be restrictions. For example, they may not cover your rental car if you get a luxury or larger vehicle. Make sure to check rental car supplier's policy before you decide.
What are the different 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 a gas station close to the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The gas tank will be full when you get your automobile. You can use as much fuel as you like and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off when you are done. 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. 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 can fill up at any station you want and you'll only pay 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 the tank empty. Check with the rental car provider to see if they will refund you for any unused fuel||There will be no need to go searching for a gas station before you drop-off your car||You might pay more for the tank than you would filling up at a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You won't have a full tank when you pick up your vehicle, and you don't have to fill the tank back up before you drop it back off||You fill the tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll need to locate a gas station as soon as you get the car|
What fuel policy do you recommend?
Many rental car suppliers offer a variety of fuel policies. However, full-to-full is our stand-out choice. 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 Ingonish.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
Unlimited miles is a good choice if you decide to do some sightseeing or visit a lot of business associates all over Ingonish. You can drive as much as you want and not incur extra charges. Make sure to read your policy to discover if there are mileage restrictions.
Tips before you leave the lot
Be sure you check out a few things prior to leaving the rental lot on your Ingonish adventure. You should:
- Look over your vehicle and determine if there is any dents or scrapes. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
- Check the trunk to see if the spare is properly inflated and the necessary tools to change it are there
- Get familiar with the controls of your car. Adjust the mirrors and seats, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Get comfortable working the navigation and entertainment. It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are navigating a new region
Book your Ingonish rental car today
Maybe you're traveling solo, maybe you're bringing your partner or kids, or maybe you're carpooling with co-workers to and from the hotel to the conference center. No matter the situation, CarRentals.com has a rental car that can suit your needs and not deplete your travel piggy bank.