Car rentals in Port Medway: All you need to know
A Port Medway car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You'll be able to explore all the sights, and even find out what the rest of Nova Scotia has to offer. CarRentals.com has answered your most popular questions about car rentals in Port Medway. Keep reading to find out the dos and don'ts of car rentals.
How can I find a bargain car rental in Port Medway?
We always try to get you the best price. However, there are ways to get an even cheaper price on your next booking. Make sure to:
- 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
- Learn about any cost for mileage limits, fuel policy, and additional drivers. This way you will know the true cost before you rent
- Don't get more car than you need. Typically, the smaller the class the cheaper the rate
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save big on your Port Medway rental car.
What rental companies have retailers in Port Medway?
From budget-friendly brands like Thrifty and Budget to global names like Hertz and Enterprise, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the reviews to get an idea of which one is best for your next trip.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Port Medway?
That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what activities you want to do in Port Medway. If you're having a bit of trouble deciding, make sure to look over the chart below. We have compared the most popular types of cars for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Those looking for a little adventure off the beaten path||Ford Edge, Kia Sorento, Jaguar F-Pace, or similar|
|Full Size||Need extra room and comfort, but with the handling of a sedan||Infiniti Q50, Ford Fusion, or similar|
|Economy or Compact Car||When saving money is a top priority||Fiat 500, Nissan Versa Note, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Port Medway?
Generally, to rent a car in Port Medway 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 review the supplier's terms to figure out any additional charges will be before you book your vehicle.
Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Port Medway?
When cruising through Port Medway or the rest of Canada, you will need insurance. Almost every supplier needs proof of insurance before you rent a car. Most countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to purchase temporary coverage with the rental supplier.
The major credit cards (American Express, Visa, MasterCard, and Discover) will typically cover your car rental. But many of them have restrictions, like not covering larger vehicles like premium models or some SUVs. It is best to call and find out exactly what your credit card will cover and how much before you travel to Port Medway.
What is the fuel policy for Port Medway rental cars?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will have to find a 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 get your vehicle. You can use as much fuel as you wish and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the end of your rental period. Just make sure to refill the tank before you return the car to avoid a refueling cost||You only refill the amount of fuel that you've used. Used a half of a tank? Then you just fill it back up to full. You won't need to pay for any gas you didn't use. You can fill up at any station you want and you'll only pay service fees 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 supplier to see if they will refund you for any unused fuel||You won't need to find a fuel station near your rental drop-off location||You might pay a higher rate for the tank than you would filling up at a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You may not 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 need to find a gas station as soon as you collect the car|
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
Many rental car suppliers offer a variety of fuel policies. However, the stand-out choice is usually full-to-full. 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.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Port Medway?
If you plan to check out all that Port Medway offers, you're going to want unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Port Medway. Read the fine print to make sure they are truly "unlimited."
Before you drive off
Make sure you check a few items prior to leaving the lot. It's important to:
- Walk around the car and determine if there is any damage 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 properly inflated and both the lug wrench and jack 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 windshield wipers
- Figure out how to work the radio or entertainment features. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Port Medway car rental today
Use CarRentals.com to get yourself the best wheels Port Medway has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be going between the well-known restaurants, world-famous landmarks, and all the fantastic sites in Port Medway.