Thinking about renting a car and heading out of town over the Thanksgiving weekend? Although car rentals are not regulated in BC, we wanted to offer our top two tips to help you with your car rental.

Top tip when booking a car rental:

Read the terms and conditions of your contact carefully. For example, are there restrictions in place, such as the age of the driver or where you can drive the car? Do you know your cancellation rights?

Top tip when picking up the vehicle:

Inspect the vehicle thoroughly before you leave the lot. If possible, take pictures of the condition of the vehicle, paying specific attention to any scratches or dents. Even if the company assures you the vehicle has been inspected, take the time to review the condition of the vehicle yourself.

There are many things to consider when renting a vehicle, so take time to do your research before leaving home!


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