Cheap Car Hire in Canada

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What are the car hire prices for popular cities in Canada?

Below are the cheapest cities to hire a car in Canada


£27 - £41

Out of all the popular cities in Canada, Halifax is the cheapest city to rent a car in at just £27/day. Renting a car in Halifax is 34% cheaper than renting one in Ottawa where the per day rate is around £41. Other fairly inexpensive cities in Canada to get a rental car in are: Calgary (£27/day), Sydney (£29/day), and Montreal (£30/day). While these cities typically have cheaper prices than the rest of the country, travelers looking to rent a car in Toronto should expect to spend around £34/day on their transportation. The most popular city to rent a car in Canada is Toronto.

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Car Hire FAQs

What are the requirements to hire a car in Canada?

With cheap car hire in Canada, you will find the documentation needed may differ slightly from the rest of the world. Firstly, a valid international driver’s licence will need to be presented alongside your original driver’s licence. The car hire company will very likely look up your driving record, to ensure you have no outstanding traffic violations, too. You will, of course, need to have a credit card that the company accepts, with enough credit for your trip and insurance. Car hire in Canada also requires photographic identification, such as a passport, and insurance on the car. Insurance could either come standard with the hire or be covered by your credit card.

What are the rules for driving in Canada?

Hire cars in Canada will allow you to see this great country with autonomy and freedom. Get ready for your adventure by brushing up on a few rules of the road before you get behind the wheel. Car hire in Canada will require you to drive on the right-hand side of the road, unlike the UK’s left. Canadian car hire will be designed with this in mind, so spend some time getting used to the feeling of driving on this side. Do not drink and drive in Canada; the blood alcohol limit is 0.08, with a zero-tolerance policy for overindulgence. Pedestrians have right of way in all circumstances, and every occupant of the vehicle is required to wear a seatbelt at all times, with babies needing car seats. Do not use your phone when driving, except with a hands-free kit; follow the speed limit; be patient and courteous and you should have no hassles with hire cars in Canada.

What type of car is recommended for driving in Canada?

Car hire in Canada opens you up to a world of possibility when it comes to travelling this highly diverse terrain. With roads being polar opposites between the summer and winter months, you will need to curate your Canada car hire according to when and where you will enjoy your trip. Cheap car hire is available for everything, from electric car hire, economy car hire, 4x4s to luxury cars and much more. Canada’s roads are world class, with cities being perfect for economy or passenger cars. If you are planning on taking a trip to the mountains or plan on seeing some snow, consider a 4x4 vehicle that can handle the steep inclines and slippery roads. Car hire in Canada will also offer snow chains for wheels and certain tools to ensure you are looked after on your journey. Satellite navigation is a great idea if you’re planning on exploring off the beaten track.

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

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, City Car & Truck Rental (9.6 rating), Alamo (8.7 rating) and Driving Force (8.7 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Canada.

What is the most popular car hire provider in Canada?

The most popular car hire company at Canada is Hertz. With prices on INTERMEDIATE starting at £32/day about 237% more people book with Hertz than other companies in the country.

What is the cheapest city to get a rental car in Canada?

At £21/day, the cheapest car hire price in Canada was found in Brampton. On average, Niagara Falls has the cheapest daily rental car price (£29/day), which is 62% below average price for cities in Canada.

What side of the road do you drive on in Canada?

Cars travel on the right side of the road in Canada.