Car rentals in Thornhill: All you need to know
You need a great car to get around Thornhill whether you're traveling for a business trip or a vacation. Check out the top sites around town and park in front of the popular restaurants in Thornhill. We've answered your most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Thornhill. Find out how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
Where can I find a great deal on a rental car in Thornhill?
We always try to get you the best deal. However, there are a more ways to increase your savings. Be sure to:
- Read through the mileage policy to prevent any surprise fees
- Book your car rental as far in advance as you can
- Avoid airport pick-ups or drop-offs if possible; they usually are pricier
- Compare daily and weekly rates; you may save more if you rent the car for longer
Even a little knowledge can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental companies have agencies in Thornhill?
From budget-friendly brands like Dollar and Thrifty to global names like Enterprise and Hertz, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the online reviews to help you figure out which one meets your needs.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Thornhill?
That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what you'll be doing when you visit Thornhill. If you're having a little trouble picking the right car, be sure to read over our table below. We have compared the most popular categories 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, or similar|
|Full Size||Need extra room and comfort, but with better handling and gas mileage than an SUV||Infiniti Q50, Ford Fusion, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want a quiet and comfortable ride with great fuel economy||BMW i3, Kia Optima, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Thornhill?
Typically, to rent a car in Thornhill you must be at least 21. Please note, there might be an additional charge if you are under the age of 25 or for higher category cars in particular. Go through the terms to figure out what any additional fees is before you reserve your rental.
Is insurance required to rent a car in Thornhill?
Insurance is always required, no matter where you're renting a car. 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, your policies may not provide 100% coverage, and you'll have to add it on to your booking. Check in advance and, if it is necessary, you can just include it at the CarRentals.com checkout.
Are there different fuel policies?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will have to search for an open gas station close to your car rental supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank when you pick up your car. Use as much petrol as you want and top it off when you return your car at the end of your rental period. 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 can shop around for the cheapest prices and you'll only pay service charges if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You pay for a full tank of fuel upfront and bring the car back with the tank empty. Some suppliers provide a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to confirm with them beforehand||You won't need to find a gas 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 won't have a full tank when you pick up your vehicle, and you don't need to refill the gas when you bring the car back||You refill your tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll need to locate a gas station as soon as you get the car|
What fuel policy should I get?
Many suppliers offer a variety of fuel policies. However, full-to-full is our stand-out choice. 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.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
Unlimited miles is a great option if you decide to do a bit of sightseeing or visit a lot of clients all over Thornhill. You can drive wherever you like without incurring additional charges. Make sure to read your policy to see if there are any limitations.
Tips before you leave the lot
Make sure you go over a few things prior to leaving the car rental lot. It's important to:
- Look over your vehicle and make sure there is no dents or scrapes. If so, mark it down on the paperwork
- Check the trunk to see if the spare is properly inflated and both the lug wrench and jack 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 windshield wipers
- Figure out how to work the entertainment and GPS (if available). It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are driving around a new region
Book your Thornhill rental car today
Maybe you're carpooling with co-workers to and from the hotel to the conference center, maybe you're traveling solo, or maybe you're bringing your partner or kids. No matter the situation, CarRentals.com has a rental car that can suit your needs and not deplete your travel piggy bank.