Car rentals in Listowel: All you need to know
A Listowel car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You can explore all the sights, and even find out what else the rest of Ontario has to offer. CarRentals.com has answered the most popular questions about car rentals in Listowel. Keep reading to see the dos and don'ts of booking a rental car.
How can I get a great deal on a car rental in Listowel?
CarRentals.com always strives to get you the best rate. But, you can remember a couple things to keep your next booking affordable. You can:
- Compare and contrast all the deals available
- Book as far in advance as possible. You'll usually get your vehicle of your choice and save more
- Learn about any cost for mileage limits, fuel policy, and additional drivers. That way you can make sure you know the true cost before you book
- Don't get more car than you'll need. Usually, the smaller the class the lower the rate
These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Listowel.
What rental companies have retailers in Listowel?
From global names like Advantage and Hertz to budget-friendly brands like Thrifty and Budget, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the online reviews to help you figure out which one is best for your next trip.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Listowel?
That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what you'll be doing when you visit Listowel. If you're having a little trouble choosing, be sure to read over our table below. We've compared the most popular vehicle categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Premium||When you need the best||Mercedes C-Class, Cadillac XTS, or similar|
|Minivan or SUV||Sizable groups that need room for all their suitcases||Jeep Grand Cherokee, Nissan Quest, or similar|
|Economy Car||When saving money is a top priority||Chevrolet Spark, Vauxhall Corsa, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Listowel?
Generally, the age limit for car rentals in Listowel 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 over the rental agreement to discover any additional fees is before you rent your vehicle.
Does Listowel require rental car insurance?
When driving in Listowel or the rest of Canada, you'll need insurance. Almost every supplier needs proof of insurance before you pick up your automobile. Almost all countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to purchase additional insurance through the rental car dealer for your trip, if you are concerned your insurance won't cover your rental during your trip.
The major credit card issuers (American Express, Visa, MasterCard, and Discover) will usually cover your car rental. However, many of them have restrictions, like not covering larger vehicles like premium models or some SUVs. Make sure to find out exactly what your credit card will cover and how much before you travel to Listowel.
What is the fuel policy for Listowel rental cars?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will have to search for an open gas station near your rental car supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||There will be a full tank of gas when you collect your vehicle. Use as much fuel as you wish and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the rental dealer. As long as you replace the fuel before returning the car, you won't face any extra fees||You only need to replace the fuel you used. If you only use half of a tank, you'll only need to refill half of a tank, and therefore avoid paying for any you don't need. You can fill up at any station you want and you'll only pay service fees if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll pay for a full tank of gas and return the car with an empty tank. Check with the supplier to see if they'll refund you for any unused fuel||You won't have to find for a gas station before you drop-off your car||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 collect the vehicle, and you won't need to refill the gas before you bring the car back||You fill the 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 do you recommend?
Most rental car suppliers provide you a full tank policy. At CarRentals.com, we advise returning your car with a full tank of gas. To avoid any added expenses, it is best to find a gas station before bringing the rental car.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Listowel?
If you wish to see all that Listowel offers, you're going to want unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Listowel. Review the fine print to make sure your mileage is actually "unlimited."
Before you drive off
Be sure you go over a few things before you leave the car rental lot on your Listowel adventure. It's worth the time to:
- Check out your car and make sure there is no damage or scratches. If you notice any, mark it down on your 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
- Get comfortable operating the navigation and entertainment. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Listowel rental car today
When you book with CarRentals.com, you can depend on a grand vehicle that will result in more cash to spare. Cash in on cheap deals on your ideal Listowel car rental when you book with us. See you out here.