Calgary

Cheap Car Rentals in Calgary

Calgary, AB, Canada
8 Mar — 15 Mar
Driver's age: 26-65
Calgary, AB, Canada
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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 1 March 2024.

Most popular company

THRIFTY

Price of petrol per litre

฿38.76

Average price per day

฿3,791

Cheapest price per day

฿2,393

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 1 March 2024.

January

฿1,112

February

฿1,399

March

฿1,758

April

฿1,399

May

฿2,117

June

฿3,158

July

฿3,516

August

฿3,265

September

฿2,619

October

฿1,543

November

฿1,148

December

฿1,363

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Calgary 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.

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 1 March 2024.

Small cars

฿1,409 - ฿7,837

All Car Types

฿1,662 - ฿6,790

To hire a small car in Calgary, Canada, you would pay an average price of ฿2,545/day. May is the cheapest month to hire a small car in Calgary, Canada (~฿1,409/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is June (~฿7,837/day). In fact, May is about 45% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car hire for Calgary. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Calgary, hiring a small car saves you 19% 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.

To hire a medium car in Calgary, Canada, you would pay an average price of ฿2,446/day. December is the cheapest month to hire a medium car in Calgary, Canada (~฿1,515/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is August (~฿4,700/day). In fact, December is about 39% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car hire for Calgary. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Calgary, hiring a medium car saves you 22% 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.

To hire a large car in Calgary, Canada, you would pay an average price of ฿2,919/day. April is the cheapest month to hire a large car in Calgary, Canada (~฿1,444/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is July (~฿7,058/day). In fact, April is about 51% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car hire for Calgary. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Calgary, hiring a large car saves you 6% 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.

To hire a SUV in Calgary, Canada, you would pay an average price of ฿3,130/day. March is the cheapest month to hire a SUV in Calgary, Canada (~฿1,801/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is July (~฿9,833/day). In fact, March is about 43% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV hire for Calgary. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Calgary, hiring a SUV is 1% 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 hire a van in Calgary, Canada, you would pay an average price of ฿3,565/day. January is the cheapest month to hire a van in Calgary, Canada (~฿1,657/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is May (~฿13,101/day). In fact, January is about 54% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a van hire for Calgary. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Calgary, hiring a van is 13% 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.

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 1 March 2024.
Choose from the top rental car agencies available in Calgary, including Alamo, Enterprise Rent-A-Car and Avis. Read through reviews, double check the pickup location, and other important information before making your selection.

Alamo

8.7
Very Good
126 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.0

Comfort

8.9

Overall

8.7

Pick-up/drop-off

8.7

Value

8.4

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

8.6
Very Good
264 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
207 reviews6 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.1

Comfort

7.9

Overall

7.5

Pick-up/drop-off

7.5

Value

7.2

Hertz

7.5
Good
207 reviews6 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.2

Comfort

7.9

Overall

7.5

Pick-up/drop-off

7.6

Value

7.1

Budget

7.0
Good
174 reviews10 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.6

Comfort

7.8

Overall

7.0

Pick-up/drop-off

7.0

Value

7.0

Thrifty

7.5
Good
52 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

7.9

Overall

7.5

Pick-up/drop-off

7.5

Value

7.3

Dollar

7.1
Good
51 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.8

Comfort

7.8

Overall

7.0

Pick-up/drop-off

7.2

Value

6.7

Driving Force

6.1
Okay
42 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.7

Comfort

6.6

Overall

6.1

Pick-up/drop-off

6.0

Value

6.3

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car rentals in Calgary, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 1 March 2024.

What is the cheapest hire car found in Calgary?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under ฿3,791/day when booking a car hire in Calgary. The absolute best deal a user found was for ฿2,393/day from Dollar, booked on Feb. 25.

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

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Alamo (8.8 rating), Enterprise Rent-A-Car (8.5 rating) and Thrifty (8.0 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Calgary.

What are petrol prices like in Calgary?

The average price of petrol in Calgary is ฿38.76/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between ฿1,744 and ฿2,519 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

How much does it cost to hire a car in Calgary for a week from Thrifty?

From Thrifty you can hire a car in Calgary from about ฿21,224 per week on average.

How far in advance should I hire a car in Calgary for the best price?

Booking early can save you upwards of 36% on your car hire. Booking your vehicle at least 7 days in advance can you get you a great below-average price in Calgary.

Can I rent a car for a month in Calgary?

Typically how long you can rent a car for depends on the inventory of the supplier. For Calgary however, it is certainly possible to rent a car for an entire month.

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

Prices can be as low as ฿90,961 if you consider booking with Dollar. That price represents savings of 61% compared to the Calgary average. The monthly cost of a car rental in Calgary is on average ฿90,961 (฿3,032/day).

What car do most people hire in Calgary?

Dodge Grand Caravan, which is a Mini vehicle, is the most popular to hire at Calgary according to Cheapflights users.

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