Car rentals in West Bend: All you need to know
A West Bend car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You can check out all the sights, and even see what else the rest of Saskatchewan has to offer. We've gathered the most frequently asked questions about renting a car in West Bend. Keep reading to find out which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
Where do I find a great deal on a car rental in West Bend?
We always try to get you the best price. But, there are ways to get an even cheaper price on your upcoming rental. You can:
- Compare the prices of vehicles
- Try to avoid pick-ups or drop-offs at airports, which typically are more expensive
- Determine ahead of time how much mileage/fuel you may use
- Search and reserve in advance
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save big on your West Bend rental car.
What rental companies have agencies in West Bend?
From global names like National and Hertz to budget-friendly brands like Dollar and Thrifty, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the online reviews to get an idea of which one is best for you.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in West Bend?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Saskatchewan metropolis means you're certain to find a car that suits your needs. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury||When you deserve the best||Cadillac XTS, Camaro, or similar|
|SUV||If you plan on doing a lot of sightseeing and want a comfy ride||Chrysler Pacifica, Dodge Grand Caravan, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those looking for a fuel-efficient vehicle||Toyota Prius, Honda Civic, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in West Bend?
Usually, the age limit for renting a car in West Bend 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 read over the supplier's terms to discover what the exact fee will be before you book your rental.
Does West Bend require rental car insurance?
When cruising through West Bend or the rest of Canada, you will need insurance. Almost every supplier requires that you show proof of insurance before you pick up your vehicle. The majority of countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to purchase additional insurance through the rental car dealer for your trip, if you know your insurance won't cover you while traveling through CAN.
The major credit cards (Discover, American Express, Visa, and MasterCard) will usually offer coverage. But many of them have restrictions, such as not covering bigger vehicles like premium models or some SUVs. Make sure to call and find out what kind of coverage is offered before you travel to West Bend.
What are the 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 near the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank when you pick up your vehicle. Use as much gas as you want and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the end. 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 any you don't need. You can shop around for the cheapest prices and you'll only be charged refueling fees or service charges if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll receive the car with a full tank of fuel and return the car with the tank empty. Some suppliers provide a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to check with them beforehand||You won't need to find a petrol 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 your vehicle, and you don't have to fill the tank back up when you drop it back off||You fill the tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll have to get some gas before you do any serious driving|
What fuel policy do you recommend?
We usually advise 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 want to explore all that West Bend offers, you're going to need unlimited miles. You can drive as far as you'd like without worrying about additional charges. Read the fine print to make sure they are actually "unlimited."
Tips before you leave the lot
Make sure you go over a few things before you leave the rental lot on your West Bend adventure. You should take time to:
- Look over your car and be certain there is no damage or scrapes. 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
- Get comfortable operating the navigation and entertainment. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your West Bend 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 car rental that can suit your needs and not break the bank.