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car rental from Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada

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car rental from Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada

Can anyone recommend car hire from Whitehorse, Yukon for about 40 days? The ones we have tried are either v.v. expensive or they don't allow hire for more than 28/30 days. Collect and return to Whitehorse (travelling into Alaska too).

We need a reliable car with some sort of back-up service and no hidden extras!

Look forward to comments/help

Thanks - Sheila

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1. Re: car rental from Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada

The first place I would check would be the Subaru dealer in Whitehorse.......

40 days is going to be expensive, though........you should also consider purchasing an emergency road service plan (towing, small repairs, etc).....

Depending on your itinerary, you may want to consider splitting up the rental, changing to a different vehicle mid-way.............

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2. Re: car rental from Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada

There's Driving Force ( Fox, formerly Norcan) also a GM dealer, Budget at the Ford dealer, Rent a Wreck at the Subaru / Kia dealer and K&K truck rental (kandk.ca).

How about renting a car for a shorter period but take Holland America bus / White Pass Yukon Route train / Alaska Marine Highway ferry from Whitehorse to Haines for 3-4 days and Juneau for 4-5 days?

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3. Re: car rental from Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada

Etrefal that's a great idea !.......That way she could whittle down the days to 30......maybe the time limit is an insurance requirement or something......

Shiela, dropping down into SE Alaska will provide you with some of the best scenery on your trip and the Alaska Marine Highway is a very comfortable way to travel and sightsee.......Have a look.....

http://www.dot.state.ak.us/amhs/

Also you could book a rental car for those days you are in Haines, Skagway or Juneau......traveling as passengers without a vehicle on the ferry is less costly and does not require reservations.........

If your plans are for a trip in 2013, next year's ferry schedule should be out in Oct or Nov of this year........

If you are interested in seeing Glacier Bay National Park, it is just over the mountain here from Haines and can be reached by a short airplane ride to Gustavus......lots of nice B&B's there......or you can take a shuttle from the Gustavus airport to the Lodge at Glacier Bay........

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4. Re: car rental from Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada

Norcan gives a quote for a rental period of 40 days. Other companies often don't on-line, but you can make a reservation for longer periods by telephone or fax.

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5. Re: car rental from Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada

I think due to insurance reason, you can only rent for 30 days. You will have to return the car on the 30th day and sign a new contract for day 30 to 40.

I rented from Budget at the airport on my recent trip and they were fine.

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