Car rentals in Wimborne: All you need to know
A Wimborne car rental allows you 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 answered your most popular questions about car rentals in Wimborne. Keep reading to discover the dos and don'ts of car rentals.
How can I get a great deal on a rental car in Wimborne?
CarRentals.com always strives to get you the best deal. But, you can try to do a few things to keep your upcoming rental affordable. Make sure to:
- Read through the mileage policy to prevent any surprise expenses
- Reserve your rental car as far ahead of time as possible
- Avoid airport pick-ups or drop-offs if possible; they commonly are pricier
- Compare daily and weekly rates; you may save more with a longer rental
These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Wimborne.
What rental suppliers have retailers in Wimborne?
From global names like Hertz and Enterprise to budget-friendly brands like Payless and Fox, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the online reviews to help you figure out which is best for your next trip.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Wimborne?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Alberta metropolis means you're bound to find a car that suits your needs. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Premium||Everyone who wants to travel Wimborne in style||Audi A4, Cadillac XTS, or similar|
|Minivan||Large groups that need room for all their bags||Toyota RAV4, Dodge Grand Caravan, or similar|
|Compact Car||When saving money is a top priority||Chevrolet Spark, Vauxhall Corsa, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Wimborne?
Usually, the age limit for car rentals in Wimborne 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 price is before you reserve your rental.
Is insurance required to rent a car in Wimborne?
Insurance is required, wherever you're renting a car. That said, your current car insurance may cover you. Additionally, if you pay using your credit card, the card's policy may also insure you. 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 is necessary, you can simply add it at checkout.
What is the fuel policy for Wimborne rental cars?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will have to find a gas station near your car rental supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank when you get your automobile. You can use as much fuel as you need and top it off when you return your car. Just make sure to refill the tank before you return the car to avoid a refueling cost||You only need to replace the fuel you used. 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 shop around for the cheapest prices and you'll only pay refueling charges if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll pay for a full tank of fuel and return the car with the tank empty. Check with the rental car provider to see if they'll 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 won't have a full tank 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 need to find a gas station shortly after you collect the car|
What fuel policy should I get?
At CarRentals.com, we encourage a full tank policy. You pick up your rental with a full tank, and you will want to return it filled up. If you want to save some money, find a gas station before bringing the rental.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Wimborne?
If you wish to explore all that Wimborne offers, you are going to need unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Wimborne. Read the fine print to be certain your mileage is actually "unlimited."
Tips before you leave the lot
Be sure you go over a few things before you leave the car rental lot on your Wimborne adventure. It's worth the time to:
- Inspect your vehicle and determine if there is any dents or scratches. If so, write it down on the paperwork
- 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 to your liking, and figure out how to turn on the lights and 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 area
Book your Wimborne rental car today
Use CarRentals.com to get the best wheels Wimborne has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be driving between the great restaurants, world-famous landmarks, and all the terrific sites in Wimborne.