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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
£22 - £32 per day
CHEAPEST CITY IN CANADA Mississauga 18% cheaper Car hire in Mississauga is usually the cheapest in Canada at £22 per day on average.
MOST EXPENSIVE CITY IN CANADA Kelowna 22% more expensive Kelowna usually has the highest-priced car hire rates in Canada, with rentals averaging £32 per day.
MOST POPULAR CITY IN CANADA Toronto 81% more users visited More momondo users search for car hire in Toronto 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
Discount Car & Truck Rentals
255 locations
Montreal £31/day
Québec City £29/day
Toronto £38/day
Calgary £44/day
Budget
241 locations
Montreal £42/day
Toronto £40/day
Edmonton £35/day
Ottawa £45/day
Calgary £30/day
Avis
178 locations
Toronto £37/day
Montreal £49/day
Ottawa £66/day
Edmonton £43/day
Québec City £50/day
National
147 locations
Victoria £59/day
Toronto £62/day
Hertz
145 locations
Toronto £45/day
Vancouver £41/day
Ottawa £33/day
Edmonton £41/day
Calgary £36/day
DISCOUNT.QUEBEC
130 locations
Montreal £41/day
Québec City £39/day
Thrifty
97 locations
Winnipeg £35/day
Toronto £33/day
Calgary £35/day
Vancouver £33/day
Edmonton £31/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

Richmond

£39/day
Medium

No. 1 most popular

Toronto

£39/day
Medium

No. 2 most popular

Burnaby

£42/day
Medium

No. 3 most popular

Québec City

£45/day
Medium

No. 4 most popular

Victoria

£44/day
Medium

No. 5 most popular

Montreal

£45/day
Small
Small

Best value

Burnaby

£28/day
Small

No. 1 most popular

Toronto

£36/day
Small

No. 2 most popular

Richmond

£37/day
Small

No. 3 most popular

North Bay

£55/day
Small

No. 4 most popular

Duncan

£61/day
Small

No. 5 most popular

Sydney

£33/day
SUV
SUV

Best value

Québec City

£39/day
SUV

No. 1 most popular

Toronto

£42/day
SUV

No. 2 most popular

Richmond

£51/day
Large
Large

Best value

Oshawa

£38/day
Large

No. 1 most popular

Toronto

£50/day
Large

No. 2 most popular

Richmond

£58/day
Large

No. 3 most popular

Burnaby

£82/day
Large

No. 4 most popular

Calgary

£85/day
Large

No. 5 most popular

Montreal

£41/day
Van
Van

Best value

Montreal

£41/day
Van

No. 1 most popular

Toronto

£56/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 £16/day, depending on the city you intend to visit. In comparison, the average price to hire a car in Canada is £43/day.

What is the most popular car hire agency in Canada?

The most popular car hire company in Canada is Thrifty. This agency currently has 512 reviews, with an average customer satisfaction score of 7.6 out of 10. 15% of momondo users recently selected Thrifty as their rental car company of choice for their travels in Canada.

What car hire company in Canada has the most locations?

Enterprise has more car hire locations within Canada than any other agency. With 492 locations scattered throughout the country, you are bound to find one of their rental car centres either at your destination airport or within the city. If you haven’t chosen a city to travel to within Canada, consider Toronto, which is the most popular destination in the country. Here you will find that Enterprise has 40 locations throughout the area.

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

You are required by law to drive on the right when you visit Canada. Not abiding by this law can result in traffic tickets, car accidents, or both.

How good are the roads in Canada?

Canada has a road quality score of 5.2 on a scale of 1 to 7, where 1 is the lowest rated score. This puts Canada at 26 out of 137 countries for road conditions. You may find that depending on where you travel within Canada that the road quality will vary.

What is the drink driving limit in Canada?

The BAC limit is 2.38 mg/l in Canada - this applies to both visitors and residents. Your BAC level is a measurement of the percentage of alcohol in your bloodstream. This information is used to determine how inebriated an individual is. Driving a vehicle with a BAC higher than 2.38 mg/l is against the law in Canada and you will be deemed as ‘driving under the influence’. 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?

A Intermediate is the most popular type of car hire for those travelling to Canada. According to our data, 25% of our users preferred a Intermediate over any other car type. This may be due to the activities they have planned and what the weather conditions are like in their destination city. When renting a Intermediate in Canada, you can expect to pay £18 per day on average.

How much does petrol cost in Canada?

Petrol in Canada costs £0.89 per litre as of last week. If you plan on hiring a car in Canada, then set aside a budget for the cost of petrol based on how much driving you imagine doing. In comparison, the country with the cheapest average petrol price is Algeria at £0.25 per litre, whereas the country with the most expensive average petrol price is Hong Kong at £1.78 per litre.


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