Car rentals in Pierrefonds: All you need to know
You want a great car to get around Pierrefonds whether you're traveling for a business or pleasure. Check out the famous sites around the area and pull up in front of the best restaurants in Pierrefonds. CarRentals.com has answered your most popular questions about car rentals in Pierrefonds. Find out which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
How do I get a bargain car rental in Pierrefonds?
We always try to get you the best rate. However, there are ways to get an even lower price on your next booking. Make sure to:
- Check the mileage policy to avoid any surprise expenses
- Book your rental as far ahead of time as you can
- Avoid airport pick-ups or drop-offs if possible; they normally are pricier
- Compare weekly and daily rates; you might save more if you rent the car for longer
Even a little rental car know-how can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental companies have retailers in Pierrefonds?
From global names like National and Hertz to budget-friendly brands like Dollar and Thrifty, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read 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 Pierrefonds?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Quebec city means you're bound to find a car that suits your needs. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Great for families or groups who want comfort and to fit in all their luggage||Ford Edge, Kia Sorento, or similar|
|Full Size||Need extra room and comfort, but with better handling and gas mileage than an SUV||Hyundai Sonata, Ford Fusion, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those looking for a fuel-efficient vehicle||Toyota Prius, Honda Civic, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Pierrefonds?
Usually, to rent a car in Pierrefonds you must be at least 21—the same as it is across the rest of the country. If you are under 25, you might also need to pay a surcharge. Be sure to go over the terms to find any additional charges is before you book your rental.
Does Pierrefonds require rental car insurance?
When driving in Pierrefonds or the rest of Canada, you'll need insurance. Many suppliers require that you show proof of insurance before you rent a car. The majority of countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to buy interim coverage through the rental agency.
The major credit cards (MasterCard, Visa, American Express, and Discover) will generally provide some coverage. However, many of them have restrictions, such as not covering larger vehicles like trucks or SUVs. Be sure to call and find out what kind of coverage is offered before you head to Pierrefonds.
What is the fuel policy for Pierrefonds 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 close to your rental car 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. As long as you replace the fuel before returning the car, you won't face any extra fees||You only pay for the fuel you use. Used a quarter of a tank? Simply fill it back up to full. You won't be paying for any you didn't use. You can fill up at any station you want and you'll only be charged refueling fees if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll receive the car with a full tank of gas and return the car with an empty tank. Some suppliers provide a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to verify with them beforehand||You won't need to find a fuel 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 may not have a full tank when you pick up your vehicle, and you won't have to fill the tank back up when you drop it back off||You refill your tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll need to find a gas station shortly after you get the car|
What fuel policy do you recommend?
Many suppliers offer a variety of fuel policies. However, full-to-full is our stand-out choice. You simply bring the car back with the same amount of fuel you got it with. Just be sure you make time to shop for the cheapest gas prices.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
Unlimited miles is a good option if you decide to do some sightseeing or visit a lot of clients all over Pierrefonds. You can drive as much as you like and not incur extra charges. Go over your rental agreement to find out if there are any restrictions.
Know before you go
Before you begin on your Pierrefonds vacation, go over a few items prior to leaving the car rental lot. It's worth the time to:
- Walk around your vehicle and make sure there is no 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 inflated and the jack and lung wrench are there
- Get familiar with the controls of your car. Adjust the mirrors and seats to your liking, and figure out how to turn on the lights and wipers
- Figure out how to work the navigation and entertainment. It's best to limit any unneeded distractions when you are driving around a new region
Book your Pierrefonds car rental today
Maybe you're traveling with your partner and kids, or carpooling with co-workers to and from the hotel to the conference center. Maybe you're traveling solo. CarRentals.com has the ideal car rental that can suit your needs and not deplete your travel fund.