Car rentals in Prospect Bay: All you need to know
A Prospect Bay car rental gives you the opportunity to go where you want, when you want. You can check out all the sights, and even find out what else the rest of Nova Scotia has to offer. CarRentals.com has gathered your most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Prospect Bay. Keep reading to find out which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
How can I find a bargain rental car in Prospect Bay?
CarRentals.com makes it a cinch to grab budget-friendly rates. Simply enter your travel dates and scroll through the list of rental car suppliers, pick the top rental locations, and find the best offers in Prospect Bay. You should also:
- Read the mileage policy to prevent any surprise expenses
- Book your rental as far ahead of time as you can
- Avoid airport pick-ups or drop-offs if possible; they usually are more expensive
- Compare daily and weekly 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 suppliers have outlets in Prospect Bay?
From budget-friendly brands like Budget and Thrifty to global names like National and Enterprise, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the reviews to help you figure out which meets your needs.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Prospect Bay?
That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what activities you want to do in Prospect Bay. If you're having difficulty deciding, be sure to read over the chart below. We've compared the most popular types of vehicles for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||To take on any kind of terrain and enjoy great views||Ford Explorer, Hyundai Santa Fe, or similar|
|Full Size||Planning a big trip with a large group of friends or family members||Hyundai Sonata, Ford Fusion, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those looking for a fuel-efficient vehicle||BMW i3, Toyota Prius, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Prospect Bay?
Generally, to rent a car in Prospect Bay you must be at least 21. Please note, there might be an added fee if you're under 25 or for higher category rentals in particular. Read over the terms to discover what any additional charges will be before you reserve your rental.
Do I need insurance to rent a car in Prospect Bay?
Almost all countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to purchase additional insurance through rental car supplier for your trip, if you know your insurance won't cover your rental during your trip.Many credit cards (American Express, Visa, MasterCard, and Discover) will offer coverage. But there may be limitations, like not covering bigger automobiles such as trucks or SUVs. Make sure to call and find out what kind of coverage is offered before you travel to Prospect Bay.
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 search for a gas station near the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||There will be a full tank of gas when you collect your vehicle. Use as much gas as you like and top it off when you return your car 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 need to replace the fuel you used. If you only use half of a tank, it's only necessary refill half of a tank, and therefore avoid paying for fuel you don't need. You won't pay more than local fuel prices and you'll only be charged refueling fees or service 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. Check with the rental car provider to see if they'll 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 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 need to find a gas station as soon as you collect the car|
What fuel policy should I get?
We suggest a full to full policy. You pick up your rental with a full tank, and you should bring it back it topped off. If you want to keep your expenses lower, it is best to find a filling station before bringing the car rental.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Prospect Bay?
If you want to check out all that Prospect Bay offers, you are going to want unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Prospect Bay. Review the fine print to make sure they are actually "unlimited."
Tips before you leave the lot
Before you begin on your Prospect Bay vacation, be sure you check a few items prior to leaving the car rental lot. It's important to:
- Walk around the car and be certain there is no damage or scrapes. If so, mark it down on your paperwork
- Make you have a properly inflated spare tire, lug wrench, and jack in the trunk
- Familiarize yourself with the car. Adjust the mirrors and seats to your liking, and figure out 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 navigating a new area
Book your Prospect Bay rental car today
Know that you can count on a perfect set of wheels that will result in more extra money in the bank when you book with CarRentals.com. Cash in on cheap deals on your ideal Prospect Bay car rental when you book with CarRentals.com. We'll see you on the road.