Car rentals in St Albert: All you need to know
A St Albert car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You'll be able to check out all the sights, and even find out what else the rest of Alberta has to offer. CarRentals.com has answered the most popular questions about renting a car in St Albert. Read on to see which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
Where do I find a great deal on a car rental in St Albert?
CarRentals.com makes it a breeze to grab the cheapest rates. Simply type in your travel dates and go through the list of rental car companies, pick the top rental locations, and find the most wallet-friendly packages St Albert has to offer. You should also:
- Compare and contrast all the deals available
- Book as far in advance as possible. You'll usually get the vehicle of your choice and save more
- Be aware of any cost for mileage limits, fuel policy, and additional drivers. This way you will know the total cost before you rent
- Don't rent more car than you'll need. Generally, the smaller the class the cheaper the rate
These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in St Albert.
What rental suppliers have retailers in St Albert?
From global names like Hertz and Enterprise to budget-friendly brands like Budget and Thrifty, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the online reviews to help you figure out which is best for your next trip.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in St Albert?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Alberta metropolis means you're certain to find a car that is perfect for you. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Families or groups looking for adventure in the Alberta back-country||BMW X3, Ford Edge, or similar|
|Full Size||Need extra room and comfort, but with better handling and gas mileage than an SUV||Toyota Camry, Nissan Altima, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those looking for a fuel-efficient vehicle||BMW i3, Toyota Prius, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in St Albert?
Generally, the age limit for renting a car in St Albert is 21. Please note, there might be an additional charge if you are under 25 or for larger or higher category rentals. Read over the terms to discover what any additional fees is before you rent your car.
Do I need insurance to rent a car in St Albert?
Insurance is required, wherever you rent a vehicle. Nevertheless, you might already be insured by your existing car or credit card policies. Keep in mind, your policies might not totally cover your rental, and you'll have to add it on to your booking. Check in advance and, if it's required, you can simply add it at checkout.
What is the fuel policy for St Albert rental cars?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will need to find a gas station near your rental car supplier
|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 need and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the rental office. As long as you replace the fuel before returning the car, you won't face any extra fees||You only refill the amount of fuel that you've used. If you only use half of a tank, you'll only have to 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 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. Several rental car companies offer a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to confirm with them beforehand||You won't have to find for a gas station before you return your car||You usually pay more for a tank upfront then you would going to a nearby gas station|
|Empty to empty||You will not have a full tank of fuel when you pick up your vehicle, and you don't have to fill the tank back up before you bring the car back||You fill the tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll have to get some gas before you go on a long trip|
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
We usually advise that you choose the full-to-full policy. This policy simply means you bring your rental back to the full, and you're all set.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in St Albert?
Unlimited miles is a great option if you decide to do a little sightseeing or visit several business associates all over St Albert. You can drive as much as you want without incurring extra charges. Review your policy to discover if there are any restrictions.
Before you leave the lot
Before you get going on your St Albert adventure, check a few things prior to leaving the lot. It's worth the time to:
- Walk around the car and make certain there is no damage or scratches. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
- Inspect the trunk to determine if the spare is properly 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 radio or entertainment features. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your St Albert rental car today
Use CarRentals.com to get yourself the best wheels St Albert has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be driving between the great restaurants, renowned landmarks, and all the marvelous sites in St Albert.