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Car hires in Nova Scotia

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Halifax, NS, Canada
8 mar. — 15 mar.
Halifax, NS, Canada
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Car hire insight and trends in Nova Scotia

Useful insights to help you book the perfect car hire in Nova Scotia

What is the best car hire company in Nova Scotia?

If you plan on visiting Nova Scotia, consider hiring a car from Budget, which is the best car hire company in the region with 12 locations. 175 momondo reviewers gave this rental agency an average rating of 8.8 out of 10 for their reasonable prices and customer service. You can find Budget in Halifax and many other cities throughout Nova Scotia.

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

Intermediate cars are the preferred type of car to hire while visiting Nova Scotia. This is a popular car type among drivers thanks to its value at an average price of £58 per day. While 40% of momondo users settled on this type of car, you can always choose a different one based on your needs.

Best deals found for Nova Scotia car hires

Find great deals below on a variety of popular hire cars in Nova Scotia
Skoda Superb
or similar Full-size
Up to 5 passengers

£29/day

2 mai - 4 jun.
Skoda Superb
Opel Insignia
or similar Full-size
Up to 5 passengers

£31/day

13 mar. - 24 mar.
Opel Insignia
Ford Fiesta
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers

£31/day

13 mar. - 24 mar.
Ford Fiesta
Kia Cee'd
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

£32/day

5 mar. - 19 mar.
Kia Cee'd
Mitsubishi Lancer
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers

£32/day

5 mar. - 19 mar.
Mitsubishi Lancer
Ford Mondeo
or similar Standard
Up to 5 passengers

£32/day

13 mar. - 24 mar.
Ford Mondeo
Peugeot 208
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers

£33/day

13 mar. - 24 mar.
Peugeot 208
Vauxhall Astra
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers

£34/day

13 mar. - 24 mar.
Vauxhall Astra
Kia Niro
or similar Compact SUV
Up to 4 passengers

£35/day

13 mar. - 24 mar.
Kia Niro

Nova Scotia car hire information

What are the driving conditions like in Nova Scotia?

If you are planning to hire a car in Nova Scotia from one of the many car rental companies, then you will be pleased to know that in general, the road conditions in Nova Scotia are good, and are rated as normal in comparison to other parts of Canada. There are highways that will have four lanes and a division in the middle, and then you may also encounter other roads that only have two lanes. The weather in Nova Scotia is changeable and the area often suffers from coastal fog which may affect which car you hire from the car rental company. Winter can be cold and snowy, while in summer it is warm with showers of rain. There are main highways that connect the major cities like Halifax and Cape Breton to smaller towns like Truro and New Glasgow.

What laws should I be aware of when driving in Canada?

The laws in Canada are slightly different to those in the U.K. They drive on the right-hand side of the road and overtake on the left. Seat belts are mandatory for all passengers, including children and the horn should only be used to give warning due to an emergency. The drink driving limit is the same as in the U.K at 0.08%, and in Canada you are permitted to turn right at intersections with red lights as long as you do so with caution. In Nova Scotia, you are required to always have your headlights on, due to the changeable weather, winter tyres and snow chains are mandatory in winter due to the bad weather.

What documents do I need to hire a car in Canada?

There are many cheap car rental companies to choose from in Canada, and most will require that you are at least 21 years old in order to hire a car. If you are under the age of 24, they may apply a daily surcharge to your deal, and unless your passport is in English or French, they will ask you for an International Driver’s License, as well as your passport to prove your identity. You will be expected to pay with a credit card, at least to cover the deposit and basic car insurance will be included in the deal but more comprehensive offers will be available depending on your needs.


Nova Scotia car hire deals found on momondo

Find the car hire in Nova Scotia that's right for you

Small cars

£33 - £69

All Car Types

£37 - £72

The average price of a small car hire in Nova Scotia is £47. The cheapest time to hire a small car in Nova Scotia is in December. The price is 30% lower than the rest of the year at just £33 per day. A small car rental is typically 10% less expensive than the average rental car in Nova Scotia. The average price of a car hire in Nova Scotia can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire. Below are the best prices for Nova Scotia small car rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a medium car hire in Nova Scotia is £47. The cheapest time to hire a medium car in Nova Scotia is in March. The price is 28% lower than the rest of the year at just £34 per day. A medium car rental is typically 10% less expensive than the average rental car in Nova Scotia. The average price of a car hire in Nova Scotia can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire. Below are the best prices for Nova Scotia medium car rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a large car hire in Nova Scotia is £67. The cheapest time to hire a large car in Nova Scotia is in March. The price is 43% lower than the rest of the year at just £39 per day. A large car rental is typically 24% more expensive than the average rental car in Nova Scotia. The average price of a car hire in Nova Scotia can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire. Below are the best prices for Nova Scotia large car rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a SUV hire in Nova Scotia is £54. The cheapest time to hire a SUV in Nova Scotia is in January. The price is 24% lower than the rest of the year at just £42 per day. A SUV rental is typically 6% more expensive than the average rental car in Nova Scotia. The average price of a car hire in Nova Scotia can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire. Below are the best prices for Nova Scotia SUV rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a van hire in Nova Scotia is £66. The cheapest time to hire a van in Nova Scotia is in March. The price is 60% lower than the rest of the year at just £27 per day. A van rental is typically 22% more expensive than the average rental car in Nova Scotia. The average price of a car hire in Nova Scotia can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire. Below are the best prices for Nova Scotia van rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a pickup truck hire in Nova Scotia is £33. The cheapest time to hire a pickup truck in Nova Scotia is in April. The price is 6% lower than the rest of the year at just £35 per day. A pickup truck rental is typically 37% less expensive than the average rental car in Nova Scotia. The average price of a car hire in Nova Scotia can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire.

The average price of a luxury car hire in Nova Scotia is £37. The cheapest time to hire a luxury car in Nova Scotia is in May. The price is 8% lower than the rest of the year at just £40 per day. A luxury car rental is typically 29% less expensive than the average rental car in Nova Scotia. The average price of a car hire in Nova Scotia can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire.

Vauxhall Corsa
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers

£31/day

13 mar. - 24 mar.
Vauxhall Corsa
Ford Focus
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

£32/day

5 mar. - 19 mar.
Ford Focus
Peugeot 208
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers

£33/day

13 mar. - 24 mar.
Peugeot 208

Nova Scotia car hire directory

All major car hire suppliers in Nova Scotia

Budget

8.8
Very Good
130 reviews12 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.1

Comfort

9.1

Overall

8.8

Pick-up/drop-off

9.0

Value

8.1

Alamo

8.9
Very Good
33 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.2

Comfort

8.7

Overall

8.9

Pick-up/drop-off

8.9

Value

8.3

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

8.6
Very Good
98 reviews15 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.7

Comfort

8.5

Overall

8.6

Pick-up/drop-off

8.7

Value

8.1

Avis

8.5
Very Good
53 reviews13 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.8

Comfort

8.7

Overall

8.5

Pick-up/drop-off

8.8

Value

7.7

Hertz

7.6
Good
48 reviews5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.4

Comfort

8.0

Overall

7.6

Pick-up/drop-off

7.9

Value

6.8

Thrifty

7.3
Good
35 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.5

Comfort

7.5

Overall

7.1

Pick-up/drop-off

7.2

Value

6.9

Europcar

8.4
Very Good
4 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

8.0

Overall

8.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

8.0

National

8.2
Very Good
4 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.6

Comfort

8.6

Overall

8.2

Pick-up/drop-off

8.4

Value

7.6

Hire a car near one of these popular hotels in Nova Scotia

Below are the most popular hotels in Nova Scotia
The Barrington Hotel

The Barrington Hotel

1875 Barrington Street, Halifax, NS, Canada

0.3 mi from city centre

Chateau Bedford, Trademark Collection by Wyndham

Chateau Bedford, Trademark Collection by Wyndham

133 Kearney Lake Road, Halifax, NS, Canada

5.7 mi from city centre

The Lord Nelson Hotel & Suites

The Lord Nelson Hotel & Suites

1515 South Park Street, Halifax, NS, Canada

0.4 mi from city centre

Hotel Halifax

Hotel Halifax

1990 Barrington Street, Halifax, NS, Canada

0.4 mi from city centre

Quality Inn Halifax Airport

Quality Inn Halifax Airport

60 Sky Boulevard, Goffs, NS, Canada

2.6 mi from city centre

The Sutton Place Hotel Halifax

The Sutton Place Hotel Halifax

1700 Grafton Street, Halifax, NS, Canada

0.2 mi from city centre

Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Halifax - Dartmouth

Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Halifax - Dartmouth

65 Cromarty Drive, Dartmouth, NS, Canada

2.5 mi from city centre

Best Western Plus Chocolate Lake Hotel

Best Western Plus Chocolate Lake Hotel

250 St. Margaret's Bay Road, Halifax, NS, Canada

2.6 mi from city centre

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Halifax Airport

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Halifax Airport

180 Pratt And Whitney Drive, Enfield, NS, Canada

5.7 mi from city centre

Cambridge Suites Hotel Halifax

Cambridge Suites Hotel Halifax

1583 Brunswick Street, Halifax, NS, Canada

0.2 mi from city centre

Atlantica Hotel Halifax

Atlantica Hotel Halifax

1980 Robie Street, Halifax, NS, Canada

0.9 mi from city centre

Four Points by Sheraton Halifax

Four Points by Sheraton Halifax

1496 Hollis Street, Halifax, NS, Canada

0.1 mi from city centre

Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel

Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel

1919 Upper Water Street, Halifax, NS, Canada

0.4 mi from city centre

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Halifax – Dartmouth

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Halifax – Dartmouth

335 John Savage Avenue, Dartmouth, NS, Canada

2.3 mi from city centre

The Prince George Hotel

The Prince George Hotel

1725 Market Street, Halifax, NS, Canada

0.2 mi from city centre

Future Inns Halifax

Future Inns Halifax

30 Fairfax Drive, Halifax, NS, Canada

5.0 mi from city centre

Coastal Inn Halifax

Coastal Inn Halifax

98 Chain Lake Drive, Halifax, NS, Canada

4.7 mi from city centre

Hampton Inn by Hilton Halifax Downtown

Hampton Inn by Hilton Halifax Downtown

1960 Brunswick Street, Halifax, NS, Canada

0.5 mi from city centre


Car hire in Nova Scotia

Learn everything there is to know about hiring a car in Nova Scotia so you can be properly prepared for your next trip

How long do people hire a car for when staying in Nova Scotia?

The majority of momondo users will hire a car in Nova Scotia for 7 days at an average cost of £45 per day. A 1-week hire will cost a total of £316, while renting for just the weekend will cost £102 in total. You can also hire a car for a month or longer if need be - according to our data, renting a car for a month in Nova Scotia costs, on average, £1,413 total.

When did momondo last update prices for cars in Nova Scotia?

Prices for cars in Nova Scotia were last updated today.

How many operators does momondo search for cars in Nova Scotia?

How old do you have to be to hire a car in Nova Scotia?

The minimum age for drivers varies by country, including Nova Scotia. In many EU countries drivers must be 18 years old. As a rule, you’ll need to be 21 to hire a car abroad, and a young driver surcharge may be applied if you are under 25. We recommend reading through the policy of your chosen rental company before booking.

What documentation or ID do you need to rent a car in Nova Scotia?

When renting a car in Nova Scotia, all drivers must present a full valid driving license. An International Driving Permit is required if the driving license is written in a language different to that of the country of rental and may be necessary to avoid the risk of potential fines. If you are renting abroad, you may also need to provide proof of return travel and accommodation information during your stay. We always recommend checking with the individual rental company you are booking with.


Why use momondo?

Why should I use momondo to book a car hire in Nova Scotia?

Booking a car hire in Nova Scotia via momondo could save you time and money. momondo provides you with a wide selection of options and cars as we search thousands of car hire websites and locations to enable you to make the best choice for your trip.

How does momondo help me find the best car hire deal in Nova Scotia?

By the use of filters, momondo makes finding a great car hire in Nova Scotia easier. Whether it is price, car type, amenities or policies, momondo allows you to refine your search with these and more filters to find the best deal for you.

Does momondo show car hire deals in Nova Scotia with free cancellation?

Free cancellation is a policy that can be filtered on momondo car hire searches for Nova Scotia and all other locations. Availability may vary by location.

Can I hire a car with a fair fuel policy in Nova Scotia on momondo?

Fair fuel policies are specifically available to select on momondo, allowing you to refine your search for car hire in Nova Scotia.

Can I find a car hire in Nova Scotia which offers enhanced cleaning on momondo?

Enhanced cleaning services can be found on all car hire locations on momondo including Nova Scotia.

Can I search for car hire in Nova Scotia with unlimited mileage on momondo?

momondo offers a filter specifically for unlimited mileage on car hire in Nova Scotia.


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