Car rentals in Sandy Bay: All you need to know
A Sandy Bay car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You can check out all the sights, and even see what the rest of Saskatchewan has to offer. We've collected your most popular questions about car rentals in Sandy Bay. Find out the dos and don'ts of renting a car.
How can I find a great deal on a car rental in Sandy Bay?
We always try to get you the best deal. But, there are a more ways to increase your savings. You can:
- Compare vehicle pricing before you book
- Try to avoid airport pick-ups and drop-offs, which usually are more expensive
- Know ahead of time how much fuel/mileage you may use
- Search and book in advance
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save on your Sandy Bay rental car.
What rental suppliers have agencies in Sandy Bay?
From budget-friendly brands like Economy and Budget to global names like Advantage and Hertz, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the online reviews to get an idea of which is best for your next trip.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Sandy Bay?
That depends on your needs and what activities you want to do in Sandy Bay. If you're having trouble deciding, make sure to read over the table below. We've compared the most popular types of vehicles for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Groups or Families looking for adventure in the Saskatchewan back-country||BMW X3, Ford Explorer, or similar|
|Full Size||If you plan on doing a lot of sightseeing and want a comfortable ride||Chevrolet Impala, Toyota Camry, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want to get the most mpg on their trip||Toyota Prius, Honda Civic, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Sandy Bay?
Usually, to rent a car in Sandy Bay you must be at least 21—the same as it is across the rest of the country. However, you might need to pay a surcharge if you're under 25. Be sure to read over the rental agreement to discover what the exact price will be before you book your car.
Do I need insurance to rent a car in Sandy Bay?
Insurance is always needed, no matter where you're renting a car. That said, your current car insurance may cover you. Additionally, if you pay for the rental in full using your credit card, the card's benefits may also insure you. Keep in mind, your policies may not provide 100% coverage, and you'll need to add it on to your booking. Look into it before you book and, if it's needed, you can simply add it at the CarRentals.com checkout.
What is the difference between all the fuel policies?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will need to search for an open gas station near your car rental supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||There will be a full tank of gas when you get your automobile. You can use as much fuel as you need and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the rental dealer. As long as you replace the fuel before returning the car, you won't face any extra fees||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 any you don't need. You won't pay more than local fuel prices and you'll only be charged refueling fees if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll get the car with a full tank of gas and return the car with an empty tank. Check with the provider to see if they will refund you for any unused fuel||There will be no need to go searching for a gas station before you bring back the car||You might pay more for the tank than you would filling up at a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You won't have a full tank when you collect the vehicle, and you won't have to fill the tank back up when you drop it back off||You fill the tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll need to find a gas station shortly after you collect the car|
What fuel policy do you recommend?
Many rental car suppliers offer a variety of fuel policies. However, full-to-full is our stand-out winner. 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 Sandy Bay?
Unlimited mileage is a good option for anyone who don't want to worry about how many miles they are driving. You will just need to make sure there's nothing else in the small print that could add in extra costs.
Before you leave the lot
Before you begin on your Sandy Bay vacation, check out a few items prior to leaving the car rental lot. It's worth the time to:
- Check out your vehicle and determine if there is any dents or scratches. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
- Inspect the trunk to see if the spare is properly 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
- 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 Sandy Bay rental car today
Use CarRentals.com to get the best wheels Sandy Bay has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be going between the highly-rated restaurants, renowned landmarks, and all the amazing sites in Sandy Bay.