Alberta

Cheap Car Rentals in Alberta

Calgary, AB, Canada
13 Jul — 20 Jul
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Calgary, AB, Canada
Wed 13/7
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Wed 20/7
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What are the car hire rental for popular cities in Alberta?

Below are the cheapest cities to rent a car in Alberta

Price

C$ 31 - C$ 113

Out of all the popular cities in Alberta, Red Deer is the cheapest city to rent a car in at just C$ 31/day. Renting a car in Red Deer is 73% cheaper than renting one in Lethbridge where the per day rate is around C$ 113. Other fairly inexpensive cities in Alberta to get a rental car in are: Grande Prairie (C$ 44/day), Medicine Hat (C$ 50/day), and Fort McMurray (C$ 50/day). While these cities typically have cheaper prices than the rest of the country, travelers looking to rent a car in Calgary should expect to spend around C$ 58/day on their transportation. The most popular city to rent a car in Alberta is Calgary.

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

January

C$ 46

February

C$ 63

March

C$ 77

April

C$ 62

May

C$ 82

June

C$ 158

July

C$ 95

August

C$ 121

September

C$ 101

October

C$ 66

November

C$ 44

December

C$ 72

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Alberta is November. The most expensive time to rent a car is June. 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.

Top rental agencies in Alberta

All major car rental suppliers in Alberta
7.7
Good
153 reviews20 locations
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Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

7.9

Overall

7.6

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7.7

Value

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327 reviews40 locations
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Cleanliness

7.4

Comfort

7.5

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7.2

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7.5

Value

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7.2
Good
266 reviews16 locations
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Cleanliness

7.4

Comfort

7.6

Overall

7.2

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7.4

Value

7.0
6.6
Good
159 reviews26 locations
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Cleanliness

7.2

Comfort

7.0

Overall

6.6

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6.3

Value

6.5
8.8
Excellent
82 reviews9 locations
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Cleanliness

8.8

Comfort

8.8

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8.8

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8.8

Value

8.8
6.6
Good
40 reviews4 locations
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Cleanliness

7.3

Comfort

7.3

Overall

6.6

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7.0

Value

6.9
6.5
Good
74 reviews8 locations
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Cleanliness

6.5

Comfort

7.2

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6.5

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6.6

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6.5
2.0
Mediocre
89 reviews3 locations
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Cleanliness

2.0

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2.0

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2.0

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2.0

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2.0

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Car Rental FAQs

What are the requirements to rent a car in Alberta?

Renting one of the rental cars in Alberta would be a wise idea. To rent a car at one of the car rentals in Alberta, you must be at least 21 years old. It's worth noting that if you're 21 years old, you'll likely have to pay a young driver's fee, which tends to vary from one car rental location to another. At your preferred car rental location, you'll be asked to avail a photo ID as well as a valid driver's license. You'll also be asked to avail your credit card. Alberta car rentals only rent out cars to individuals with these documents. Thus, before heading out to any car rental locations in Alberta, you should have your documents in order. In Alberta, citizens and foreigners with temporary licenses are allowed to drive. Thus, you'll be able to rent a car from a cheap car rental in Alberta even if you only have a temporary driver's license.

What are the rules for driving in Alberta?

Before renting one of the rental cars from a cheap car rental in Alberta, you should be aware that in Alberta, cars are driven on the right side. You should also watch the road signs, as different areas in this region tend to have different speed limits. In Alberta, traffic officials are strict when it comes to enforcing laws. Thus, you should ensure that you and your passengers have your seat belts strapped when in a rental car. You should also ensure that your blood alcohol concentration is less than 0.08. The traffic rules in Alberta often change. Thus, it's advisable that once you get your rental car from one of the car rentals in Alberta, you regularly keep in touch with Alberta's department of motor vehicles.

What type of car is recommended for driving in Alberta?

You should choose a rental car that is up to the terrains of the places you intend to visit. It should also be influenced by the number of people you intend to travel with. There are plenty of Alberta car rentals that offer a variety of rental cars in Alberta. Thus, you can easily find one that this perfect for you. If you plan on sticking to areas with tarmacked roads, you can book an economy car rental. If you plan on traveling with about five people, you should book a passenger van car rental.

What is the cheapest rental car found in Alberta?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under C$ 221/day when booking a rental car in Alberta. The best deal a user found was for C$ 44/day from MEXRENTACAR , booked on Jul. 28.

What car rental company is typically the cheapest in Alberta?

According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a car hire in Alberta from the following companies over the past two weeks: Budget (C$ 30/day), National (C$ 44/day), and Dollar (C$ 72/day).

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

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Alamo (8.4 rating), Driving Force (8.3 rating) and Avis (8.2 rating) seem to be the best rental car companies in Alberta.

What are gas prices like in Alberta?

The average gas price in Alberta is C$ 2.23/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between C$ 100 and C$ 145 to fill up a car’s gas tank.

How much does it cost to rent a car in Alberta for a week from Thrifty?

From Thrifty you can rent a car in Alberta from about C$ 1,006 per week on average.

How far in advance should I rent a car in Alberta for the best price?

Generally, for a better deal in Alberta it’s recommended to book in a timely manner (to save up to 14%). Cheapflights recommends you book around 90 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 Alberta?

Yes, you can rent a car for a month in Alberta check Cheapflights for the latest prices and car type availability.

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

MEXRENTACAR currently has the lowest price available for a month-long booking. Users have saved up to 98% compared to the average price of a 30-day rental in Alberta. Typically, a monthly car rental in Alberta can be found for C$ 4,313. You can find car rental deals to be on average C$ 144 a day.

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