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Car rentals in Port Dufferin: All you need to know

You want a great vehicle to get around Port Dufferin whether you're traveling for a business or pleasure. Explore the famous sites around town and pull up in front of the popular restaurants in Port Dufferin. CarRentals.com has collected your most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Port Dufferin. Keep reading to see which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.

Where can I get a bargain car rental in Port Dufferin?

CarRentals.com makes it a cinch to grab the cheapest rates. Just enter your travel dates and go through the variety of rental companies, select the top rental locations, and find the best packages Port Dufferin has to offer. You can also:

  • Compare all the deals available
  • Book as far in advance as possible. You will usually save more and get the car of your choice
  • Be aware of any cost for fuel policy, additional drivers, and mileage limits. That way you can make sure you know the total cost before you book
  • Determine what car you'll need for your vacation. Don't get more car than you need

Just following even a few of these tips can help you save big on your Port Dufferin rental car.

What rental suppliers have agencies in Port Dufferin?

From budget-friendly brands like Payless and Fox to global names like Avis and Enterprise, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the online reviews to get an idea of which one is best for you.

What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Port Dufferin?

That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what activities you want to do in Port Dufferin. If you're having trouble deciding, be sure to read over the table below. We have compared the most popular types of cars for you:

Car TypeBest forCategory Includes
Full Size SUVTo take on any kind of terrain and sightseeingFord Edge, Jaguar F-Pace, or similar
Full SizePlanning a big trip with a large group of friends or family membersChevrolet Impala, Toyota Camry, or similar
HybridThose that want a quiet and comfortable ride with great fuel economyToyota Prius, Honda Civic, or similar

What age do you have to be to rent a car in Port Dufferin?

Generally, the age limit for car rentals in Port Dufferin is 21—the same as it is across most of the country. If you are under 25, you might also need to pay a surcharge. Be sure to read over the terms to determine what the exact rate is before you book your car.

Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Port Dufferin?

When cruising through Port Dufferin or the rest of Canada, you will need insurance. Almost every supplier needs proof of insurance before you pick up your car. Almost all countries require driver's insurance. You might be able to purchase additional insurance through the rental car dealer, if you know your insurance won't cover your rental.

The major credit cards (American Express, Visa, MasterCard, and Discover) will usually provide some coverage. However, many of them have restrictions, such as not covering larger vehicles like premium models or some SUVs. Make sure to call and find out what kind of coverage is offered before you travel to Port Dufferin.

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 search for an open gas station close to the drop-off location
Policy TypePolicy DescriptionAdvantagesDisadvantages
Full to FullThe gas tank will be full when you collect your automobile. Use as much gas as you like and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the end. As long as you replace the fuel before returning the car, you won't face any extra feesYou only refill the amount of fuel that you've used. Used a quarter of a tank? Then you just fill it back up to full. You won't need to pay for any fuel you didn't use. You won't pay more than local fuel prices and you'll only pay refueling charges if you don't fill up the tank
Full to empty (pre-paid)You pay for a full tank upfront and bring the car back with the tank empty. Many rental car companies provide a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to confirm with them beforehandThere will be no need to go searching for a gas station before you bring back the carYou usually pay a higher price for a tank upfront then going to a local station
Empty to emptyYou won't have a full tank when you pick up the vehicle, and you don't have to fill the tank back up when you bring the car backYou fill the tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local pricesYou'll have to fill up before you go on a long trip

What type of fuel policy should I choose?

Most suppliers provide you a full to full tank policy. At CarRentals.com, we advise returning your car filled up. If you want to save some money, find a gas station before returning the rental car.

Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Port Dufferin?

If you wish to see all that Port Dufferin offers, you are going to need unlimited miles. You can drive as far as you'd like without worrying about additional fees. Go over the fine print to make sure they are truly "unlimited."

Before you leave the lot

Make sure you check a few things before you leave the rental lot on your Port Dufferin adventure. You should take time to:

  • Inspect the vehicle and be sure there is no damage or scratches. If you notice any, write it down on the paperwork
  • Check the trunk to see if the spare is 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 entertainment and GPS (if available). It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are navigating a new city

Book your Port Dufferin rental car today

Use CarRentals.com to get yourself the best wheels Port Dufferin has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be driving between the great restaurants, famous landmarks, and all the must-see sites in Port Dufferin.