Car rentals in Wabamun: All you need to know
A Wabamun car rental gives you the opportunity to go where you want, when you want. You can check out all the sights, and even see what the rest of Alberta has to offer. CarRentals.com has gathered the most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Wabamun. Find out the dos and don'ts of renting a car.
Where do I find a bargain car rental in Wabamun?
You're on your way to locating the best deal on your car rental when you use us. But, there are a more ways to increase your savings. You can:
- Compare all the deals available
- Book as far in advance as possible. You will usually get the car of your choice and save more
- Be aware of any cost for mileage limits, fuel policy, and additional drivers. This way you can make sure you know the total cost before you book
- Don't rent more car than you need. Commonly, the smaller the class the lower the rate
Even a little rental car know-how can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental companies have outlets in Wabamun?
From budget-friendly brands like Payless and Fox to global names like Enterprise and Sixt, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the online reviews to get an idea of which one meets your needs.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Wabamun?
That all depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit Wabamun. If you're having a bit of trouble choosing, be sure to read over our chart below. We've compared the most popular types of cars for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury or Premium-class||When you really want to go all out on your vacation to Wabamun||Mercedes C-Class, Cadillac XTS, or similar|
|Minivan or SUV||Family vacations where you need additional room||Chrysler Town & Country, Dodge Grand Caravan, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want to get the most mpg on their trip||BMW i3, Toyota Prius, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Wabamun?
Generally, to rent a car in Wabamun you must be at least 21. But, you may find that there is an added charge if you're under the age of 25 or for larger or higher category rentals. Go through the supplier's terms to figure out what the exact charge will be before you book your rental.
Do I need insurance to rent a car in Wabamun?
Insurance is always needed, wherever you rent a car. That said, you might already be insured by your credit card or car policies. Keep in mind, your policies may not cover you 100%, and you'll need to add it on to your booking. Look into it before you book and, if it's required, you can simply include it at the CarRentals.com checkout.
What is the fuel policy for Wabamun rental cars?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. 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. Just make sure to refill the tank before you return the car to avoid 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 any you don't need. You won't pay more than local fuel prices and you'll only pay service charges if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll get the car with a full tank of gas and return the car with an empty tank. Check with the rental car provider to see if they'll refund you for any unused fuel||You won't need to find a fuel station near your rental drop-off location||You might pay more for the tank than you would filling up at a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You will not have a full tank of fuel when you collect the vehicle, and you won't have to refill the gas when you drop it back off||You refill your tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll have to get some gas before you do any serious driving|
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
We usually recommend that customers opt for the full-to-full policy. This policy simply means you bring your rental back to the full, and you're all set.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
If you plan to explore all that Wabamun offers, you are going to need unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Wabamun. Read the fine print to be sure your mileage is actually "unlimited."
Before you drive off
Be sure you go over a few items prior to leaving the car rental lot. It's worth the time to:
- Inspect the car and determine if there is any 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 inflated and the necessary tools to change it 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 radio or entertainment features. It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are driving around a new city
Book your Wabamun car rental today
Maybe you're traveling with your partner and kids, or carpooling with co-workers to and from the hotel to the conference center. Maybe you're traveling solo. CarRentals.com has the ideal rental car that can fit your needs and not deplete your travel piggy bank.