Car rentals in Montcalm: All you need to know
A Montcalm car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You can check out all the sights, and even find out what the rest of Quebec has to offer. CarRentals.com has collected the most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Montcalm. Read on to discover the dos and don'ts of renting a car.
How do I get a great deal on a car rental in Montcalm?
You're well on your way to finding the best deal on your car rental when you use us. But, there are a more ways to increase your savings. You can:
- Compare and contrast the rates for a few suppliers on the type of car you want
- Book as far in advance as possible. You will usually save more and get the car of your choice
- Check the fuel and mileage policies. You don't want to be surprised with additional costs
- Don't get more car than you'll need. Typically, the smaller the car, the cheaper the rate
Even a little knowledge can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental companies have agencies in Montcalm?
From global names like Hertz and Sixt to budget-friendly brands like Thrifty and Budget, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Scan through the online reviews to help you figure out which is best for you.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Montcalm?
That depends on your needs and what activities you want to do in Montcalm. If you're having trouble picking the right car, be sure to go over our chart below. We have compared the most popular vehicle categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury or Premium-class||If you really want to go all out on your visit to Montcalm||Infiniti, Audi, or similar|
|Minivan||Families with a lot of luggage and a need for space||Chrysler Town & Country, Dodge Grand Caravan, or similar|
|Compact Car||Easy to park and have great miles per gallon||Fiat 500, Nissan Versa Note, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Montcalm?
Normally, to rent a car in Montcalm you must be at least 21—the same as it is across the rest 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 figure out any additional charges is before you reserve your rental.
Do I need insurance to rent a car in Montcalm?
When driving in Montcalm or the rest of Canada, you will need insurance. Many suppliers require that you show proof of insurance before you pick up your car. The majority of countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to purchase additional insurance through the rental car dealer for your trip, if you know your insurance won't cover your rental during your trip.
Although many major card issuers, like Visa and MasterCard, offer some insurance, there are usually restrictions. For example, they may not cover your rental car if you get a luxury or larger vehicle. Check your rental car company's policy before you decide.
What are the different fuel policies?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will have to search for a gas station near the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The tank will be full when you get your automobile. You can use as much fuel as you wish and top it off when you return your car when you are done. Just make sure to refill the tank before you return the car to avoid a refueling cost||You only pay for the fuel you use. 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 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 upfront and bring the car back with the tank empty. Ask the supplier to see if they'll 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 a higher rate for a tank upfront then you would going to a nearby gas station|
|Empty to empty||You won't have a full tank when you collect the vehicle, and you don't need to refill the gas before you bring the car back||You fill the tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll have to fill up before you do any serious driving|
What fuel policy do you recommend?
We usually recommend that you opt for the full-to-full policy. This policy simply means you bring your rental back to the full, and you're all set.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
If you want to see all that Montcalm offers, you're going to need unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Montcalm. Go over the fine print to be sure your mileage is truly "unlimited."
Before you drive off
Be sure you check out a few items prior to leaving the car rental lot on your Montcalm adventure. It's worth the time to:
- Look over the vehicle and be sure there is no damage or scratches. If you notice any, mark it down on the paperwork
- Check the trunk to see if the spare is properly inflated and the jack and lung wrench are there
- Familiarize yourself with the car. Adjust the mirrors and seats to your liking, and figure out how to turn on the lights and wipers
- Get comfortable operating the radio or entertainment features. It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are driving around a new city
Book your Montcalm 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 vehicle that can fit your needs and not break your wallet.