Car rentals in Newcastle Creek: All you need to know
A Newcastle Creek 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 New Brunswick has to offer. CarRentals.com has collected your most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Newcastle Creek. Find out the dos and don'ts of booking a rental car.
Where do I find a bargain rental car in Newcastle Creek?
CarRentals.com always strives to get you the best price. However, you can do a few things to keep your next booking affordable. You can:
- Read the mileage policy to prevent any surprise fees
- Reserve your rental as far in advance as possible
- Avoid airport pick-ups or drop-offs if possible; they tend to be pricier
- Compare daily and weekly rates; you may save more if you rent the car for longer
Even a little knowledge can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental companies have agencies in Newcastle Creek?
From global names like Enterprise and Sixt to budget-friendly brands like Budget and Thrifty, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the reviews to help you figure out which one is best for you.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Newcastle Creek?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this New Brunswick metropolis means you're bound to find an automobile that suits your needs. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Premium||Everyone who wants to travel Newcastle Creek in style||Infiniti Q50, Chrysler 300, or similar|
|SUV||Family vacations where you need additional room||Ford Escape, Chrysler Town & Country, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those looking for a fuel-efficient vehicle||BMW i3, Kia Optima, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Newcastle Creek?
Typically, the age limit for renting a car in Newcastle Creek is 21. Please note, you may find that there is an added fee if you're under 25 or for higher category vehicles. Go through the supplier's terms to determine what any additional fees is before you book your rental.
Is insurance required to rent a car in Newcastle Creek?
When driving around Newcastle Creek or the rest of Canada, you'll need insurance. Almost every supplier requires that you show proof of insurance before you rent a car. Many countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to pay for interim insurance with the rental agency.
Although many of the major card issuers, like American Express or MasterCard, give some insurance, there are usually restrictions. For instance, they may not cover your rental car if you book 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 find an open gas station close to your rental car supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank when you collect your automobile. Use as much fuel as you wish and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off. 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. Used a quarter of a tank? Then you just fill it back up to full. You won't be paying for any fuel you didn't use. 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 pay for a full tank of fuel when you pick the car up and bring the car back with the tank empty. Many suppliers offer a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to confirm with them beforehand||There will be no need to go searching for a gas station before you drop-off your car||You usually pay a more expensive price for a tank upfront then you would going to a nearby gas station|
|Empty to empty||You may not have a full tank when you pick up your vehicle, and you won't need to refill the gas when you drop it back off||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 type of fuel policy should I choose?
We usually suggest that you choose 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?
Unlimited mileage is a good choice for anyone who don't want to worry about watching the odometer their whole trip. You will just need to make sure there's nothing else in the small print that could add in extra costs.
Before you leave the lot
Make sure you go over a few things prior to leaving the rental lot on your Newcastle Creek adventure. It's important to:
- Look over the vehicle and make certain there is no damage or scrapes. If so, mark it down on the paperwork
- Check the trunk to determine if the spare is 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
- Get comfortable operating the navigation and entertainment. It's best to limit any unneeded distractions when you are driving around a new city
Book your Newcastle Creek rental car today
Maybe you're carpooling with co-workers to and from the hotel to the conference center, maybe you're traveling solo, or maybe you're bringing your partner or kids. CarRentals.com has the ideal rental car that can align with your requirements and not break the bank.