Car rentals in Uxbridge: All you need to know
An Uxbridge car rental gives you the opportunity to go where you want, when you want. You'll be able to explore all the sights, and even see what the rest of Ontario has to offer. We've collected the most popular questions about renting a car in Uxbridge. Keep reading to discover how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
Where do I get a great deal on a car rental in Uxbridge?
You are on your way to finding the best price on your car rental by reserving it through CarRentals.com. However, there are ways to get an even lower price on your upcoming booking. Make sure to:
- Read the mileage policy to avoid any surprise fees
- Reserve your vehicle as far in advance as possible
- Avoid airport pick-ups; they normally are pricier
- Compare daily and weekly rates; you may save more with a longer rental
Even a little rental car know-how can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental suppliers have retailers in Uxbridge?
From global names like Avis and Sixt to budget-friendly brands like Fox and Budget, 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 you.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Uxbridge?
That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what you'll be doing when you visit Uxbridge. If you're having a little trouble choosing, make sure to read over the chart below. We have compared the most popular vehicle categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury||If you really want to treat yourself on your trip to Uxbridge||Infiniti Q50, Mercedes Benz CLA, or similar|
|SUV or Minivan||Sizable groups that need room for all their bags||Toyota RAV4, Dodge Grand Caravan, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want a quiet and comfortable ride||BMW i3, Kia Optima, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Uxbridge?
Generally, to rent a car in Uxbridge 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 review the rental agreement to find any additional charges is before you book your rental.
Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Uxbridge?
When driving around Uxbridge or the rest of Canada, you will need insurance. Almost every supplier needs proof of insurance before you rent a car. The majority of countries require driver's insurance. You might be able to purchase additional insurance through the rental car dealer, if you think your insurance won't cover your rental.
The major credit cards (MasterCard, Visa, American Express, and Discover) will usually offer coverage. However, many of them have restrictions, like not covering large vehicles like premium models or some SUVs. It is best to call and find out what kind of coverage is offered before you head to Uxbridge.
Are there different fuel policies?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will need to find an open gas station close to the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The gas tank will be full when you pick up your vehicle. You can use as much fuel as you want and top it off when you return your car when you are done. 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, it's only necessary refill half of a tank, and therefore avoid paying for fuel you don't need. You can fill up at any station you want 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 of fuel when you pick the car up and bring the car back with the tank empty. Check with the rental car provider to see if they will refund you for any unused fuel||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 may not have a full tank when you pick up your vehicle, and you won't have to fill the tank back up when you bring the car back||You fill the tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump 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 range of fuel policies. However, the stand-out winner is usually full-to-full. It simply means returning the car with the same level of gas as you got it with, so you'll never pay for anyone else's road trips through the Uxbridge.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
Unlimited miles is a great choice if you plan to do some sightseeing or visit several clients all over Uxbridge. You can cruise wherever you want without incurring added charges. Be sure to read your rental agreement to discover if there are any limitations.
Tips before you leave the lot
Before you get started on your Uxbridge trip, be sure you go over a few items prior to leaving the car rental lot. You should take time to:
- Inspect your car 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 determine if the spare is inflated and the necessary tools to change it are there
- Familiarize yourself with the car. Adjust the mirrors and seats, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Figure out how to work the entertainment and GPS (if available). You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Uxbridge car rental today
Use CarRentals.com to get yourself the best wheels Uxbridge has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be going between the well-known restaurants, famous landmarks, and all the terrific sites in Uxbridge.