Car rentals in Wasaga Beach: All you need to know
A Wasaga Beach 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. CarRentals.com has gathered the most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Wasaga Beach. Read on to find out the dos and don'ts of car rentals.
Where do I find a great deal on a rental car in Wasaga Beach?
You are well on your way to getting the best deal on your car rental with CarRentals.com. But, you can remember a few things to keep your next rental affordable. Make sure to:
- Compare and contrast the rates for a few suppliers on the type of car you want
- Book as far in advance as possible. You will usually get the car of your choice and save more
- Educate yourself on any cost for fuel policy, additional drivers, and mileage limits. That way you can make sure you know the actual cost before you rent
- Decide what car you'll need for your drive. Don't rent more car than you need
These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Wasaga Beach.
What rental suppliers have outlets in Wasaga Beach?
From global names like Avis and Sixt to budget-friendly brands like Dollar and Thrifty, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the online reviews to help you figure out which one is best for your next trip.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Wasaga Beach?
That depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit Wasaga Beach. If you're having a bit of trouble picking the right car, make sure to read over the table below. We have compared the most popular types of cars for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Groups or Families looking for adventure in the Ontario back-country||BMW X3, Ford Explorer, or similar|
|Full Size||For trips where everyone needs room their suitcases||Infiniti Q50, Hyundai Sonata, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those looking for a fuel-efficient vehicle||Honda Civic, Kia Optima, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Wasaga Beach?
Normally, the age limit for car rentals in Wasaga Beach is 21—the same as it is across the rest of the country. If you are under 25, you might also need to pay a surcharge. Be sure to read over the rental agreement to figure out what the exact rate will be before you reserve your rental.
Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Wasaga Beach?
When driving in Wasaga Beach or the rest of Canada, you will need insurance. Many suppliers require that you show proof of insurance before you rent a car. The majority of countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to pay for temporary coverage through the rental agency.
Many major card issuers, like MasterCard or Visa, offer some insurance on your rental, but there are usually restrictions. For example, they may not cover your rental car if you get a larger or luxury vehicle. Check your rental car company's policy before you decide.
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 have to search for a 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 get your car. You can use as much fuel as you want and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off. Just make sure to refill the tank before you return the car to avoid a refueling cost||You only refill the amount of fuel that you've used. Used a half of a tank? Simply fill it back up to full. You won't need to pay for any you didn't use. 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 receive the car with a full tank and return the car with an empty tank. Check with the 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||The supplier usually charges a higher rate for the fuel than a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You will not have a full tank of fuel when you collect your vehicle, and you won't need to fill the tank back up when you bring the car back||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?
Many rental car 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. .
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
Unlimited mileage is a good option for travelers who don't want to worry about how many miles they are driving. You will just need to make sure there's nothing else in the small print that could add in extra costs.
Before you leave the lot
Make sure you check a few things prior to leaving the lot on your Wasaga Beach adventure. You should:
- Check out your vehicle 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
- Make you have a properly inflated spare tire, lug wrench, and jack in the trunk
- Get familiar with the controls of your 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 Wasaga Beach 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 vehicle that can suit your requirements and not break your wallet.