Car rentals in North Portal: All you need to know
A North Portal car rental gives you the opportunity to go where you want, when you want. You can explore all the sights, and even see what the rest of Saskatchewan has to offer. We've answered your most frequently asked questions about car rentals in North Portal. Read on to find out the dos and don'ts of booking a rental car.
How do I find a great deal on a car rental in North Portal?
You are well on your way to locating the best price on your car rental with us. However, there are ways to get an even cheaper price on your next rental. Make sure to:
- Take time to compare vehicle pricing
- Try to avoid airport pick-ups and drop-offs, which usually are more expensive
- Determine ahead of time how much mileage/fuel you may use
- Search and book in advance
Even a little knowledge can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental companies have outlets in North Portal?
From budget-friendly brands like Economy and Budget to global names like Enterprise and Sixt, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the reviews to help you figure out which is best for you.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to North Portal?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Saskatchewan town means you're bound to find an automobile that is perfect for you. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Families or groups looking for adventure in the Saskatchewan back-country||Ford Explorer, Kia Sorento, BMW X3, or similar|
|Full Size||Need extra room and comfort, but with better handling and gas mileage than an SUV||Chevrolet Impala, Toyota Camry, or similar|
|Economy Car||Couple or two friends who plan on doing a little sightseeing||Ford Fiesta, Chevrolet Spark, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in North Portal?
Usually, to rent a car in North Portal you must be at least 21. Please note, you may find that there is an added charge if you are under the age of 25 or for higher category cars in particular. Go through the terms to discover what any additional fees is before you rent your car.
Is insurance required to rent a car in North Portal?
Almost all countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to buy interim coverage with the rental car company.Although many major card issuers, like MasterCard or Discover, offer some insurance, there are usually restrictions. For example, they may not cover your rental car if you get a larger or luxury vehicle. Make sure to check car rental supplier's policy before you decide.
Are there different fuel policies?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will need to find an open gas station near your car rental supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The tank will be full when you pick up your car. Use as much fuel as you need and top it off when you return your car when you are done. If you refill the tank before you return your car, you won't be charged a refueling cost||You only need to replace the fuel you used. Used a half of a tank? Then you just fill it back up to full. You won't be paying for any gas you didn't use. 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'll pay for a full tank of fuel 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||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 won't have a full tank when you collect the vehicle, and you don't have to fill the tank back up 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 go on a long trip|
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
We usually recommend that customers opt for the full-to-full policy. This policy simply means you bring your rental back to the full, and you're all set.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in North Portal?
Unlimited miles is a good option if you decide to do some sightseeing or visit a lot of customers all over North Portal. You can drive as much as you want and not incur extra charges. Read over your policy to discover if there are any limitations.
Know before you go
Be sure you check out a few items prior to leaving the lot. It's important to:
- Walk around the car and make sure there is no dents or scratches. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
- Inspect the trunk to determine if the spare is 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
- Figure out how to work the radio or entertainment features. It's best to limit any unneeded distractions when you are navigating a new city
Book your North Portal car rental today
Use CarRentals.com to get yourself the best wheels North Portal has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be going between the highly-rated restaurants, renowned landmarks, and all the terrific sites in North Portal.