Car rentals in Selkirk: All you need to know
You need a great car to get around Selkirk whether you're going for a business or pleasure. Explore the famous sites around town and pull up in front of the popular restaurants in Selkirk. We've gathered your most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Selkirk. Read on to find out which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
How can I find a great deal on a rental car in Selkirk?
CarRentals.com makes it a breeze to get budget-friendly rates. Just type in your travel dates and scroll down the list of car rental companies, select the top rental locations, and find the most wallet-friendly packages Selkirk has to offer. You can also:
- Read through the mileage policy to prevent any surprise expenses
- Reserve your vehicle as far ahead of time as possible
- Avoid airport pick-ups; they commonly are more expensive
- Compare daily and weekly rates; you might save more if you rent the car for longer
These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Selkirk.
What rental companies have agencies in Selkirk?
From budget-friendly brands like Budget and Thrifty to global names like Avis and Sixt, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look 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 Selkirk?
That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what you'll be doing when you visit Selkirk. If you're having trouble deciding, be sure to look over our chart below. We have compared the most popular categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||To take on any kind of terrain and sightseeing||BMW X3, Ford Edge, or similar|
|Full Size||For trips where everyone needs room their luggage||Toyota Camry, Nissan Altima, 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 Selkirk?
Typically, the age limit for renting a car in Selkirk is 21—the same as it is across most of the country. However, you might need to pay a surcharge if you're under 25. Be sure to read the terms to discover what the exact price will be before you book your vehicle.
Do I need insurance to rent a car in Selkirk?
Insurance is always required, wherever you rent a vehicle. Nevertheless, your current car insurance may cover you. Additionally, if you pay using your credit card, the card's benefits may also insure you. Keep in mind, those policies may not provide total coverage, and you'll have to add it on to your booking. Look into it before you book and, if it's needed, you can easily include it at the CarRentals.com checkout.
Are there different fuel policies?
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 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 car. You can use as much fuel as you like and top it off when you return your car at the end. If you refill the tank before you return your car, you won't be charged 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 fuel you didn't use. You can shop around for the cheapest prices and you'll only pay service charges if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll receive the car with a full tank of fuel and return the car with an empty tank. Several suppliers offer a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to check with them beforehand||You won't need to find a fuel station near your rental drop-off location||You usually pay more for a tank upfront then going to a local station|
|Empty to empty||You won't have a full tank when you pick up the 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 as soon as you get the car|
What fuel policy should I get?
At CarRentals.com, we recommend a full tank policy. You receive the car with a full tank, and you should bring it back it with a full tank of gas. For a cheaper rate, it is best to find a gas station before bringing the car rental.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Selkirk?
Unlimited mileage is a good option for those who don't want to worry about watching the odometer their whole trip. 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 get going on your Selkirk vacation, check a few things before you leave the rental lot. You should:
- Walk around your car and be certain there is no dents or scratches. If you notice any, write it down on the 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, 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 unneeded distractions when you are driving around a new city
Book your Selkirk car rental today
Use CarRentals.com to get the best wheels Selkirk has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be driving between the highly-rated restaurants, famous landmarks, and all the marvelous sites in Selkirk.