Calgary

Cheap Car Hire in Calgary

Calgary
26 May — 2 Jun
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Calgary Car Hire in 2022

Most popular companyTHRIFTY
Price of gas per litre£1.12
Average price per day£143
Cheapest price per day£50

What is the cheapest time to hire a car in Calgary?

January

£29

February

£39

March

£48

April

£38

May

£37

June

£40

July

£59

August

£75

September

£62

October

£41

November

£27

December

£45

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Calgary is November. The most expensive time to rent a car is August. The cheapest prices for each month are shown above, but prices will vary based on availability, how far out you book your rental car, and of course, car type.

Top hire agencies in Calgary

All major car hire suppliers in Calgary
8.1
Excellent
201 reviews17 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.4

Comfort

8.3

Overall

8.1

Pick-up/drop-off

7.9

Value

8.0
7.8
Good
112 reviews6 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.3

Comfort

8.1

Overall

7.7

Pick-up/drop-off

7.3

Value

7.7
7.0
Good
164 reviews5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.7

Comfort

7.5

Overall

6.8

Pick-up/drop-off

6.6

Value

6.8
6.6
Good
106 reviews9 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.0

Comfort

7.2

Overall

6.3

Pick-up/drop-off

6.3

Value

6.2
8.2
Excellent
89 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.6

Comfort

8.4

Overall

8.1

Pick-up/drop-off

8.1

Value

7.9
7.2
Good
39 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.4

Comfort

7.6

Overall

7.0

Pick-up/drop-off

7.0

Value

7.0
6.8
Good
37 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.1

Comfort

7.1

Overall

6.6

Pick-up/drop-off

6.5

Value

6.4
8.2
Excellent
26 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.5

Comfort

8.3

Overall

8.3

Pick-up/drop-off

7.5

Value

8.2

Best Calgary Car Hire Deals Found

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Car Hire FAQs

What are the requirements to hire a car in Calgary?

To hire cars in Calgary, you will need to bring your passport, driver’s licence, and credit card. It is recommended that you also get an International Driving Permit as some Calgary car hire companies do require one. You will need to be at least 21 to use car hire in Calgary. If you are under the age of 25, some car hire providers will require that you pay an additional fee. Young drivers are also limited to the types of cars you can hire; in most cases, luxury car hire in Calgary and passenger van hire are unavailable or often quite expensive. However, cheap car hire in Calgary can be found for young drivers within the economy car hire range.

What are the rules for driving in Calgary?

When you drive around Calgary, you will be on the right-hand side of the road. The speed limits in the area include 31 mph (50 kph) within the city, 19 mph (30 kph) in school zones, and between 50 mph (80 kph) and 68 mph (110 kph) on motorways. When you drive your Calgary car hire, make sure all passengers in the front and back seats of the car have their seat belts on. Car hire in Calgary also requires that children under the age of eight use a car seat. Young children are also not allowed to sit in the front seat, except for babies in rear-facing baby seats. The drinking and driving limit is 0.08% throughout the whole of Canada. Be aware that you should keep on the lookout for animals on the road since Calgary is close to the mountains and forests and wildlife often cross the road. Before arriving in Calgary, it's good to check with the local traffic department to see if any driving laws have been changed.

What type of car is recommended for driving in Calgary?

If you are looking for cheap car hire in Calgary, you may want to check out some economy-type cars and compact cars. Some of the most popular choices for these cars include a Mitsubishi Mirage or a Toyota Yaris. It's also recommended, especially during the winter months when there is heavy snow, that you hire a car with four-wheel drive, like a 4x4. A recommended vehicle in this category includes a Jeep Grand Cherokee.

What type are the best places to park in Calgary?

Taking your car hire in Calgary through the city's centre will not be difficult, as it doesn't have heavy traffic. There is both on-street and off-street parking available. The on-street parking is paid parking from Monday to Saturday and is free on Sunday and bank holidays. If you would rather use an undercover car park or off-street car park, some recommended ones include Park & Jet, and Inglewood Parking Lot.

What is the cheapest hire car found in Calgary?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under £115/day when booking a car hire in Calgary. The absolute best deal a user found was for £40/day from MEXRENTACAR , booked on Jul. 28.

What car rental company is typically the cheapest in Calgary?

According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a car hire in Calgary from the following companies over the past two weeks: Thrifty (£40/day), Hertz (£58/day), and Dollar (£67/day).

Which car rental company is considered to be the best in Calgary?

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Alamo (8.7 rating), Enterprise (8.6 rating) and Avis (8.3 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Calgary.

What are gas prices like in Calgary?

The average price of petrol in Calgary is £1.12/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between £50 and £72 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

How much does it cost to hire a car in Calgary for a week from Thrifty?

Thrifty offers hire cars in Calgary for about £708 per week on average.

How far in advance should I hire a car in Calgary for the best price?

Generally, for a better deal in Calgary it’s recommended to book in a timely manner (to save up to 13%). Cheapflights recommends you book around 90 days prior to your pickup date. Booking as early as you can also increases the likelihood that you’ll get the ideal car.

Can I rent a car for a month in Calgary?

The length of time you can book a car hire for is subject to the inventory of the supplier. When renting a vehicle from Calgary it should be possible to hire a car for a whole month if needed.

How much does it cost to rent a car in Calgary for a month?

Generally, a month-long car rental in Calgary can be found for about £3,036, with the average price for a rental being around £101 a day. Book with MEXRENTACAR , to take advantage of their cheap prices and pay 93% less compared to the average price of car rentals in Calgary.

How much is a car hire in Calgary for a weekend?

Car hire prices in Calgary are typically £156 for the weekend. On Cheapflights, you’ll be able to find great car hire deals on any type of vehicle. However, consider hiring a Intermediate SUV to save money on your trip to £156. Our users have found prices for Intermediate SUV car hire in June to be on average £191 per day.

What car do most people hire in Calgary?

The most popular car chosen by those travelling to Calgary is Mini (Dodge Grand Caravan) based on our Cheapflights data.