Car rentals in Windsor: All you need to know
A Windsor car rental gives you the opportunity to go where you want, when you want. You can check out all the sights, and even find out what the rest of Ontario has to offer. We've answered your most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Windsor. Keep reading to discover how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
How can I get a bargain car rental in Windsor?
You're on your way to finding the best price on your car rental when you use CarRentals.com. But, there are ways to get an even cheaper price on your upcoming booking. Make sure to:
- Take time to compare vehicle pricing
- Avoid airport pick-ups and drop-offs, which can be more expensive
- Determine ahead of time the amount of mileage/fuel you may use
- Search and book in advance
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save big on your Windsor rental car.
What rental suppliers have outlets in Windsor?
There are around 6 rental car companies to choose from in Windsor. You'll find some of the best providers, like Enterprise. Look through the reviews to get an idea of which meets your needs.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Windsor?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Ontario metropolis means you're bound to find a car that suits your needs. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Great for families who need a comfortable ride and have safety as a top priority||Ford Edge, Kia Sorento, or similar|
|Full Size||Planning a big trip with a large group of friends or family members||Infiniti Q50, Ford Fusion, or similar|
|Economy or Compact Car||For those looking to save the most on their trip||Toyota Yaris, Nissan Versa, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Windsor?
Typically, the age limit for renting a car in Windsor is 21—the same as it is across the rest of the country. Additionally, many suppliers charge an added fee if you are under 25. Be sure to read over the supplier's terms to determine any additional charges is before you reserve your rental.
Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Windsor?
Insurance is required, wherever you rent a vehicle. Nevertheless, 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 provide 100% coverage, and you'll have to add it to your booking for Windsor. Check in advance and, if it is needed, you can easily add it at the CarRentals.com checkout.
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 near the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||There will be a full tank of gas when you pick up your automobile. You can use as much fuel as you want and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off when you are done. As long as you replace the fuel before returning the car, you won't face any extra fees||You only pay for the fuel you use. Used a quarter of a tank? Then you just fill it back up to full. You won't be paying for any fuel you didn't use. You can fill up at any station you want 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 the tank empty. Many rental car companies provide a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to check with them beforehand||There will be no need to go searching for a gas station before you return your car||The supplier usually charges a higher rate for the fuel than a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You won't have a full tank when you pick up the vehicle, and you don't have 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 need to find a gas station as soon as you get the car|
What fuel policy should I get?
Many rental car suppliers offer a range 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. Just be sure you make time to shop for the cheapest gas prices.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
Unlimited miles is a great option if you plan to do some sightseeing or visit a lot of clients all over Windsor. You can cruise wherever you like without incurring added charges. Read over your rental agreement to see if there are any restrictions.
Before you leave the lot
Before you begin on your Windsor trip, be sure you check out a few things before you leave the rental lot. You should:
- Inspect the car and determine if there is any damage or scrapes. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
- Inspect the trunk to see if the spare is properly inflated and both the lug wrench and jack are there
- 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
- Get comfortable operating the radio or entertainment features. It's best to limit any unneeded distractions when you are navigating a new area
Book your Windsor car rental today
Use CarRentals.com to get the best wheels Windsor has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be driving between the highly-rated restaurants, renowned landmarks, and all the terrific sites in Windsor.