Car rentals in Upper Tantallon: All you need to know
An Upper Tantallon 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 the rest of Nova Scotia has to offer. We've gathered your most popular questions about car rentals in Upper Tantallon. Keep reading to discover which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
How can I find a bargain rental car in Upper Tantallon?
CarRentals.com makes it a cinch to book budget-friendly rates. Simply type in your travel dates and scroll down the variety of rental car suppliers, choose the top rental locations, and find the best offers in Upper Tantallon. You should also:
- Compare vehicle pricing before you book
- Try to avoid pick-ups or drop-offs at airports, which typically are more expensive
- Know ahead of time how much mileage/fuel you may use
- Search and book as far in advance as you can
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save big on your Upper Tantallon rental car.
What rental companies have agencies in Upper Tantallon?
From budget-friendly brands like Dollar and Thrifty to global names like Hertz and Sixt, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the reviews to get an idea of which one meets your needs.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Upper Tantallon?
That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what activities you want to do in Upper Tantallon. If you're having trouble deciding, be sure to read over our table below. We've compared the most popular categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Perfect for families who need a comfortable ride and to fit in all their luggage||Ford Explorer, Hyundai Santa Fe, or similar|
|Full Size||If you plan on doing a lot of driving and want a comfortable ride||Infiniti Q50, Ford Fusion, or similar|
|Compact Car||Great for driving through large cities||Chevrolet Spark, Vauxhall Corsa, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Upper Tantallon?
Normally, the age limit for car rentals in Upper Tantallon is 21—the same as it is across most of the country. If you are under 25, you might also need to pay a surcharge. Be sure to go through the rental agreement to figure out any additional charges is before you reserve your rental.
Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Upper Tantallon?
Most countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to purchase additional insurance through rental car supplier for your trip, if you are concerned your insurance won't cover your rental.Several credit card issuers (Discover, American Express, Visa, and MasterCard) will cover your car rental. However, there may be limitations, like not covering larger vehicles like premium models or some SUVs. Make sure to find out exactly what your credit card will cover and how much before you travel to Upper Tantallon.
What is the difference between all the fuel policies?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will have to find an open gas station close to your rental car supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The tank will be full 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. If you refill the tank before you return your car, you won't be charged a refueling cost||You only pay for the fuel you use. If you only use half of a tank, you'll only need 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 refill 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 supplier to see if they'll refund you for any unused fuel||You won't need to find a petrol 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 won't have a full tank when you collect the vehicle, and you don't need to refill the gas 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 locate a gas station as soon as you collect the car|
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
We advise a full tank policy. You should get into your car with a full tank, and you will want to return it with a full tank of gas. If you want to save some money, it is best to find a filling station before you bring it back. Stations near airports or car rental places tend to have higher prices.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Upper Tantallon?
Unlimited miles is a great choice if you plan to do some sightseeing or visit a lot of customers all over Upper Tantallon. You can drive wherever you like and not incur additional charges. Be sure to read your rental agreement to discover if there are any restrictions.
Before you drive off
Make sure you check a few items before you leave the rental lot. You should:
- Walk around your vehicle and be certain there is no damage or scratches. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
- Check the trunk to determine if the spare is properly inflated and the jack and lung wrench 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 working the entertainment and GPS (if available). You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Upper Tantallon car rental 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 vehicle that can suit your needs and not deplete your travel fund.