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Most popular cities to hire a car in Canada

Compare car hire prices for the most popular cities in the country
Current price range
$41 - $64 per day
CHEAPEST CITY IN CANADA Mississauga 19% cheaper Car hire in Mississauga is usually the cheapest in Canada at $41 per day on average.
MOST EXPENSIVE CITY IN CANADA Jasper 28% more expensive Jasper usually has the highest-priced car hire rates in Canada, with rentals averaging $64 per day.
MOST POPULAR CITY IN CANADA Vancouver 81% more users visited More momondo users search for car hire in Vancouver than any other region in Canada.

Car hire companies in Canada

Below is a list of every nation-wide car hire agency, how many locations they have across the country, and what popular cities you can find them in
Enterprise
492 locations
Toronto $57/day
Calgary $49/day
Edmonton $66/day
Montreal $112/day
Discount Car & Truck Rentals
256 locations
Montreal $49/day
Québec City $47/day
Toronto $90/day
Budget
241 locations
Montreal $59/day
Toronto $61/day
Edmonton $77/day
Ottawa $60/day
Calgary $64/day
Avis
178 locations
Toronto $107/day
Montreal $117/day
Edmonton $94/day
National
147 locations
Victoria $45/day
Toronto $95/day
Hertz
146 locations
Toronto $63/day
Vancouver $65/day
Edmonton $115/day
Calgary $63/day
Thrifty
97 locations
Toronto $56/day
Calgary $52/day
Vancouver $58/day
Edmonton $76/day

Most popular car hire types

Below are the most popular car hire types in Canada and the cheapest cities in which to rent them
Medium
Medium

Best value

Québec City

$51/day
Medium

No. 1 most popular

Toronto

$60/day
Medium

No. 2 most popular

Burnaby

$66/day
Medium

No. 3 most popular

Bathurst

$59/day
Medium

No. 4 most popular

Edmonton

$72/day
Medium

No. 5 most popular

Calgary

$66/day
Small
Small

Best value

Vancouver

$46/day
Small

No. 1 most popular

Toronto

$52/day
Small

No. 2 most popular

Burnaby

$70/day
Small

No. 3 most popular

Edmonton

$124/day
Small

No. 4 most popular

Richmond

$50/day
Small

No. 5 most popular

Calgary

$78/day
SUV
SUV

Best value

Mississauga

$34/day
SUV

No. 1 most popular

Toronto

$75/day
SUV

No. 2 most popular

Bathurst

$101/day
SUV

No. 3 most popular

Calgary

$56/day
Large
Large

Best value

Calgary

$79/day
Large

No. 1 most popular

Toronto

$86/day
Large

No. 2 most popular

Lévis

$156/day
Large

No. 3 most popular

Kelowna

$127/day
Large

No. 4 most popular

Vancouver

$118/day
Van
Van

Best value

Québec City

$54/day
Van

No. 1 most popular

Toronto

$92/day
Van

No. 2 most popular

Edmonton

$158/day
Van

No. 3 most popular

Calgary

$102/day

Hiring a car in Canada

Before you book your car hire, here are a few tips and rules you should know about driving in Canada

What is the cheapest car hire agency in Canada?

The cheapest rental cars in Canada are generally found through Routes Car & Truck Rentals. When booking with Routes Car & Truck Rentals, you may be able to find car hire prices for as low as $20/day, depending on the city you intend to visit. In comparison, the average price to hire a car in Canada is $67/day.

What is the most popular car hire agency in Canada?

Thrifty is currently the most popular car hire company in Canada, with 16% of users selecting their services in the past month. Thrifty is also popular due to their 505 reviews and average customer satisfaction score of 7.7 out of 10. Keep in mind that your destination within Canada might not have any Thrifty car rental locations, so you should always have a backup agency in mind.

What car hire company in Canada has the most locations?

Enterprise is the car hire company in Canada that currently has the most locations. With 492 car rental centres across the country, you should have no issue finding one of their locations at your destination. Enterprise tends to have locations in the top must-see cities across Canada. Vancouver, for example, has 7 Enterprise locations.

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

In Canada, drivers are required to drive on the right at all times. Not doing so can result in traffic violation tickets.

How good are the roads in Canada?

As of 2019, Canada ranked 26 out of 137 countries for road quality. Canada received a road quality score of 5.2, which is based on a scale of 1 to 7, with 7 being the best possible score.

What is the drink driving limit in Canada?

0.05% is the maximum Blood Alcohol Concentration you can have to legally drive a car in Canada. Both residents and visitors of Canada can face legal penalties for having a BAC higher than this amount. The legal age to drink in Canada is dependent on what region you visit within the country, so be sure to check before you make plans to travel.

What is the most popular type of car to hire in Canada?

When it comes to hiring a car in Canada, travellers prefer to rent a Intermediate. In fact, 28% of our momondo users rented this type of car in the past 30 days and paid an average of $25 per day.

How much does petrol cost in Canada?

On average, you can expect to pay $1.67 per litre for petrol in Canada. Keep in mind that this is last week’s national average price and petrol prices may vary across the country. If you aren’t set on hiring a car in Canada, then consider Algeria. Petrol prices there are some of the cheapest in the world at $0.46 per litre as of last week. Hong Kong is another great place to visit and rent a car, but keep in mind that petrol prices can be expensive at around $3.33 per litre.


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