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

Below are the cheapest cities to rent a car in Canada

Price

$17 - $31

Out of all the popular cities in Canada, Thunder Bay is the cheapest city to rent a car in at just $17/day. Renting a car in Thunder Bay is 45% cheaper than renting one in Regina where the per day rate is around $31. Other fairly inexpensive cities in Canada to get a rental car in are: Toronto ($18/day), Vancouver ($19/day), and Montreal ($25/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 $18/day on their transportation. The most popular city to rent a car in Canada is Toronto.

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

January

$29

February

$35

March

$39

April

$45

May

$59

June

$80

July

$89

August

$87

September

$58

October

$47

November

$35

December

$44

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Canada is January. 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.

Popular Car Types in Canada

There are, in total, 2,442 car rental locations in Canada that are operated by 83 companies. In the past week, Small is the cheapest car type users can rent (cheapest price last found: $11/day). Explore 5 car types currently offered from Canada rental providers:

Compare available car types for rental in Canada

Small Cars

$29 - $70

All Car Types

$56 - $121

To rent a Small car in Canada, you would pay an average price of $48/day. February is the cheapest month to rent a Small car in Canada (~$29/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is August (~$70/day). In fact, February is about 41% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Small rental for Canada. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Canada, renting a Small car saves you 41% 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 Canada Small rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Medium car in Canada, you would pay an average price of $49/day. November is the cheapest month to rent a Medium car in Canada (~$31/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is June (~$72/day). In fact, November is about 38% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Medium rental for Canada. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Canada, renting a Medium car saves you 40% 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 Canada Medium rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Large car in Canada, you would pay an average price of $70/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Large car in Canada (~$44/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is August (~$93/day). In fact, January is about 38% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Large rental for Canada. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Canada, renting a Large car saves you 15% 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 Canada Large rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a SUV car in Canada, you would pay an average price of $68/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a SUV car in Canada (~$46/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is June (~$135/day). In fact, January is about 34% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV rental for Canada. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Canada, renting a SUV car saves you 16% 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 Canada SUV rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Van car in Canada, you would pay an average price of $91/day. February is the cheapest month to rent a Van car in Canada (~$54/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is June (~$149/day). In fact, February is about 41% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Van rental for Canada. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Canada, renting a Van car is 10% 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 Canada Van rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Pickup Truck car in Canada, you would pay an average price of $114/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Pickup Truck car in Canada (~$70/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is May (~$185/day). In fact, January is about 39% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Pickup Truck rental for Canada. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Canada, renting a Pickup Truck car is 29% 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 Luxury car in Canada, you would pay an average price of $97/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Luxury car in Canada (~$63/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~$149/day). In fact, January is about 36% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Luxury rental for Canada. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Canada, renting a Luxury 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.

To rent a Convertible car in Canada, you would pay an average price of $122/day. September is the cheapest month to rent a Convertible car in Canada (~$84/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is April (~$194/day). In fact, September is about 32% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Convertible rental for Canada. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Canada, renting a Convertible car 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.

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Car Rental FAQs

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

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Sixt (10.0 rating), Driving Force (8.7 rating) and Alamo (8.5 rating) seem to be the best rental car companies in Canada.

What is the most popular car rental provider in Canada?

With an average price of $74/day, Hertz is the most popular car rental provider in Canada, booking 202% more rental cars than any other provider.

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

When visiting Canada, it is typically cheapest to rent your car in New Westminster where rental cars typically will cost around $36/day (35% less than the country average). The absolute cheapest rental car price in Canada was found in Surrey for just $21/day.

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

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

Luxury Car Rentals in Canada

Arrive in style when you rent a luxury car in Canada from the best rental car providers in the country.

Van Rentals in Canada

Some people need a little more room to get around comfortably on vacation. Find deals like the ones below for Canada van rentals.
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