Calgary

Cheap Car Rentals in Calgary from $20

This price is the cheapest per day rate found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a car rental in Calgary with a pick-up date of 9/4 and drop-off date of 9/18. Fares are subject to change and may not be available at all agencies or on all dates of rental. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
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Calgary car rentals in 2024

Get helpful information to start your search for the perfect car rental in Calgary. The average price data is based on the last 12 months and was last updated on julio 11, 2024.

Most popular company

HERTZ

Price of gas per gallon

$4.85

Average price per day

$78

Cheapest price per day

$20

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

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Calgary and save money on your trip. The monthly average price data is based on historical data over the last year and was last updated on julio 11, 2024.

January

$31

February

$37

March

$38

April

$29

May

$46

June

$71

July

$90

August

$87

September

$73

October

$43

November

$32

December

$38

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Calgary is April. The most expensive time to rent a car is July. 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.

Compare available car types for rental in Calgary

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for rental in Calgary to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on julio 11, 2024.

Small cars

$32 - $82

All Car Types

$35 - $95

To rent a small car in Calgary, Canada, you would pay an average price of $52/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a small car in Calgary, Canada (~$32/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~$82/day). In fact, January is about 39% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car rental for Calgary. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Calgary, renting a small car saves you 17% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Calgary small car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a medium car in Calgary, Canada, you would pay an average price of $50/day. April is the cheapest month to rent a medium car in Calgary, Canada (~$20/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~$80/day). In fact, April is about 60% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car rental for Calgary. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Calgary, renting a medium car saves you 20% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Calgary medium car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a large car in Calgary, Canada, you would pay an average price of $73/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a large car in Calgary, Canada (~$46/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~$110/day). In fact, January is about 37% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car rental for Calgary. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Calgary, renting a large car is 16% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Calgary large car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a SUV in Calgary, Canada, you would pay an average price of $65/day. April is the cheapest month to rent a SUV in Calgary, Canada (~$31/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~$102/day). In fact, April is about 54% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV rental for Calgary. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Calgary, renting a SUV is 7% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Calgary SUV rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a van in Calgary, Canada, you would pay an average price of $108/day. November is the cheapest month to rent a van in Calgary, Canada (~$66/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is August (~$182/day). In fact, November is about 39% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a van rental for Calgary. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Calgary, renting a van is 43% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Calgary van rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a pickup truck in Calgary, Canada, you would pay an average price of $93/day. February is the cheapest month to rent a pickup truck in Calgary, Canada (~$47/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is August (~$147/day). In fact, February is about 50% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a pickup truck rental for Calgary. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Calgary, renting a pickup truck is 34% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Calgary pickup truck rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a luxury car in Calgary, Canada, you would pay an average price of $89/day. November is the cheapest month to rent a luxury car in Calgary, Canada (~$61/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is August (~$146/day). In fact, November is about 32% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a luxury car rental for Calgary. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Calgary, renting a luxury car is 31% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

To rent a convertible in Calgary, Canada, you would pay an average price of $61/day. November is the cheapest month to rent a convertible in Calgary, Canada (~$34/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~$160/day). In fact, November is about 45% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a convertible rental for Calgary. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Calgary, renting a convertible saves you 2% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

Chevrolet Spark$36/day
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Ford Fiesta$36/day
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Top rental agencies in Calgary

Explore the leading car rental agencies in Calgary known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car rental companies in Calgary. Reviews were last updated on julio 11, 2024.
Have a look at the top rental car agencies available in Calgary, including Alamo, Enterprise Rent-A-Car and Avis. Before making your selection, be sure to carefully review the feedback, double-check the pickup location, and verify other important details.

Alamo

8.8
Very good
141 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.0

Comfort

8.9

Overall

8.8

Pick-up/drop-off

8.8

Value

8.5

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

8.6
Very good
274 reviews17 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.7

Comfort

8.7

Overall

8.6

Pick-up/drop-off

8.6

Value

8.3

Avis

7.5
Good
228 reviews6 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.2

Comfort

8.0

Overall

7.5

Pick-up/drop-off

7.5

Value

7.2

Hertz

7.4
Good
218 reviews6 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.2

Comfort

7.9

Overall

7.4

Pick-up/drop-off

7.5

Value

7.0

Budget

6.9
Okay
183 reviews10 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.6

Comfort

7.8

Overall

7.0

Pick-up/drop-off

7.0

Value

7.0

Thrifty

7.6
Good
57 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

8.1

Overall

7.6

Pick-up/drop-off

7.7

Value

7.3

Dollar

7.0
Good
53 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.7

Comfort

7.7

Overall

6.9

Pick-up/drop-off

7.1

Value

6.6

Driving Force

6.4
Okay
43 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.8

Comfort

6.8

Overall

6.4

Pick-up/drop-off

6.2

Value

6.5

Best Calgary car rental deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car rental deals in Calgary. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect rental option for your needs. There are currently 8 rental car agencies in Calgary with an average daily rate of $37. Data was last updated on julio 11, 2024.
The best prices on car rentals in Calgary we've found at this time. Be sure to confirm the details of the deal, such as car type, daily rate, and pickup location.
GMC Sierra$20/day
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GMC Sierra
Nissan Leaf$28/day
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Nissan Leaf
Hyundai Avante$29/day
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Hyundai Avante

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car rentals in Calgary, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on julio 11, 2024.
  • What are the requirements to rent a car in Calgary?

    If you’d like to rent a car in Calgary, you must be above 21 years old. Most car rentals in Calgary usually require a precautionary fee from drivers less than 25 years old. Thus, if you’re under 25, you can expect to pay a higher fee. Apart from being above 21, you must also have a driver’s license, whether temporary or permanent, a credit card, and a photo ID to rent a car from one of the top car rentals in Calgary. It’s worth mentioning that if you’re a foreign citizen, you must also have an International Driver’s License.

  • What are the rules for driving in Calgary?

    Before booking a cheap car rental in Calgary, you ought to be aware that in Calgary, vehicles are driven on the right-hand side of the road. You also ought to be aware that driving with a blood alcohol concentration higher than 0.08% and driving without fastening your seatbelts are illegal. Also, you need to know that in this city, residential areas have a speed limit of 40km/h (25 mph) and the city’s highways have a speed limit of 80km/h (50 mph). In this city, traffic laws change regularly. Thus, to be well-informed, keep in touch with the city’s department of motor vehicles.

  • What type of car is recommended for driving in Calgary?

    There are many different rental cars in Calgary. The one you choose should accommodate all the individuals you plan to journey with. If you intend to journey with just two of your friends, you should rent an economy car rental. In contrast, if you plan on traveling with about six of your loved ones, you should rent a passenger van rental from one of the reliable Calgary car rentals. All Calgary car rentals usually have well-informed agents. Thus, if you’re not certain about which of the cheap car rentals in Calgary you should get, you can ask the staff at your preferred car rental agency to help you out.

  • What are the best places to park in Calgary?

    Just like there are many car rentals in Calgary that you can rent from, there are many parking spots in Calgary you can park in. Most of these parking spots are found next to the sidewalks of the city’s roads, while others are found in the private parking facilities present in the city. If you park next to a sidewalk, please ensure that it has no "No Parking" sign and you’re not blocking any building entrance.

  • What is the cheapest rental car found in Calgary?

    In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $78/day when booking a rental car in Calgary. The best deal a user found was for $20/day from Provider's pick, booked on Jul. 7.

  • What car rental company is typically the cheapest in Calgary?

    According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car in Calgary from the following companies over the past two weeks: Hertz ($24/day), National ($28/day), and Dollar ($36/day).

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

    Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Alamo (8.8 rating), National (8.6 rating) and Enterprise Rent-A-Car (8.6 rating) seem to be the best rental car companies in Calgary.

  • What are gas prices like in Calgary?

    The average gas price in Calgary is $4.85/gallon over the past month, costing you anywhere between $58 and $83 to fill up a car’s gas tank.

  • How much does it cost to rent a car in Calgary for a week from Hertz?

    Hertz is one of the most popular car rental companies in Calgary, offering car rentals for around $548 per week on average.

  • How far in advance should I rent 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 43%). Cheapflights recommends you book around 7 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 rental for is subject to the inventory of the supplier. When renting a vehicle from Calgary it should be possible to rent a car for a whole month if needed.

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

    Prices can be as low as $2,350 if you consider booking with Provider's pick. That price represents savings of 85% compared to the Calgary average. The monthly cost of a car rental in Calgary is on average $2,350 ($78/day).

  • How much is a car rental in Calgary for a weekend?

    For a weekend car rental in Calgary, you can expect the average price to be around $98. Usually a Supplier choice rental in Calgary is your cheapest weekend car rental option, though you should always check Cheapflights to see if there are other deals on alternative car rental types. If you do opt for renting a Supplier choice for August, it will cost approximately $87 per day.

  • What car do most people rent in Calgary?

    The most popular car chosen by those traveling to Calgary is Full-size (Dodge Durango) based on our Cheapflights data.

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Luxury car rentals in Calgary

Find luxury car rental deals in Calgary from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. luxury car rentals in Calgary cost an average of $36 per day. Price data was last updated on julio 11, 2024.
Some of the most suitable options we've found on luxury car rentals within Calgary. Be sure that the car type, dates, pickup location and other key details suit your needs.
BMW 4 Series Coupé$33/day
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BMW 4 Series Coupé
BMW 4 Series Coupé$34/day
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BMW 4 Series Coupé
BMW 4 Series Coupé$34/day
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BMW 4 Series Coupé

Van rentals in Calgary

Find van rental deals in Calgary from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. van rentals in Calgary cost an average of $32 per day. Price data was last updated on julio 11, 2024.
In terms of van rentals in Calgary, these are some the best options we've found at this time. Deals are updated frequently to provide users with as many suitable options as possible.
Dodge Grand Caravan$25/day
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Dodge Grand Caravan
Kia Sedona$26/day
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Kia Sedona
Toyota Sienna$29/day
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Toyota Sienna

Car rentals by fuel type in Calgary

Browse car rentals by fuel type in Calgary. Currently, Electric cars are the cheapest to rent in Calgary. Deals were last updated on julio 11, 2024.

Browse through car rental deals by fuel type in Calgary. There are currently 3 fuel types to choose from with Electric being the cheapest ($29+).

Electric

Electric

Gas/Diesel

Gas/Diesel

Hybrid

Hybrid

Airport car rentals in Calgary
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