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Cheap Car Rentals in Calgary from C$ 21

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 1/6 and drop-off date of 2/6. 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 22 mayo 2024.

Most popular company

ROUTESCARTRK

Price of gas per litre

C$ 1.79

Average price per day

C$ 68

Cheapest price per day

C$ 21

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 22 mayo 2024.

January

C$ 42

February

C$ 50

March

C$ 51

April

C$ 39

May

C$ 69

June

C$ 115

July

C$ 132

August

C$ 122

September

C$ 100

October

C$ 58

November

C$ 43

December

C$ 51

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.

Popular car types in Calgary

Explore the most popular car models available for rent in Calgary and choose the one that suits your needs. The price data is sourced from various car rental companies and was last updated on 22 mayo 2024.

At C$ 21/day, medium car is the cheapest car type available for rental in Calgary in the past week. Out of 23 car rental agencies operating in Calgary, there are, in total, 79 rental locations. View below for 5 offered car types:

Economy

Economy

C$ 36+

Compact

Compact

C$ 32+

Intermediate

Intermediate

C$ 21+

Standard

Standard

C$ 40+

Full-size

Full-size

C$ 42+

Pick-up truck

Pick-up truck

C$ 28+

Supplier choice

Supplier choice

C$ 21+

Intermediate SUV

Intermediate SUV

C$ 23+

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 22 mayo 2024.

Small cars

C$ 31 - C$ 128

All Car Types

C$ 37 - C$ 156

To rent a small car in Calgary, Canada, you would pay an average price of C$ 69/day. April is the cheapest month to rent a small car in Calgary, Canada (~C$ 31/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~C$ 128/day). In fact, April is about 56% 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 C$ 73/day. April is the cheapest month to rent a medium car in Calgary, Canada (~C$ 26/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~C$ 148/day). In fact, April is about 65% 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 12% 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 C$ 89/day. November is the cheapest month to rent a large car in Calgary, Canada (~C$ 49/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is August (~C$ 159/day). In fact, November is about 45% 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 6% 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 C$ 93/day. April is the cheapest month to rent a SUV in Calgary, Canada (~C$ 32/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~C$ 179/day). In fact, April is about 66% 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 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 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 C$ 136/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a van in Calgary, Canada (~C$ 81/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~C$ 258/day). In fact, January is about 41% 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 39% 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 pick-up truck in Calgary, Canada, you would pay an average price of C$ 136/day. February is the cheapest month to rent a pick-up truck in Calgary, Canada (~C$ 89/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is December (~C$ 201/day). In fact, February is about 36% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a pick-up truck rental for Calgary. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Calgary, renting a pick-up truck is 39% 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 pick-up 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 C$ 120/day. December is the cheapest month to rent a luxury car in Calgary, Canada (~C$ 84/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~C$ 195/day). In fact, December is about 31% 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 C$ 102/day. March is the cheapest month to rent a convertible in Calgary, Canada (~C$ 31/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is June (~C$ 286/day). In fact, March is about 70% 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 is 18% 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.

Honda CivicC$ 32/day
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Mitsubishi MirageC$ 36/day
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Mitsubishi Mirage
Honda FitC$ 36/day
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Honda Fit

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 22 mayo 2024.
Browse through some of the top rental car agencies in Calgary, including Alamo, Enterprise Rent-A-Car and Avis in Calgary. Be sure to do your research on pricing, reviews, pickup locations, and other important criteria before choosing.

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
272 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
225 reviews6 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.1

Comfort

8.0

Overall

7.5

Pick-up/drop-off

7.5

Value

7.2

Hertz

7.5
Good
215 reviews6 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.2

Comfort

7.9

Overall

7.4

Pick-up/drop-off

7.5

Value

7.0

Budget

7.0
Good
179 reviews10 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.7

Comfort

7.8

Overall

7.0

Pick-up/drop-off

7.0

Value

7.0

Thrifty

7.6
Good
56 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.1

Comfort

8.1

Overall

7.6

Pick-up/drop-off

7.6

Value

7.4

Dollar

6.9
Okay
52 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.7

Comfort

7.6

Overall

6.8

Pick-up/drop-off

7.0

Value

6.5

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

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 C$ 34. Data was last updated on 22 mayo 2024.
These are the best deals we've found on rentals cars in Calgary. Double check the details of your car rental reservation before booking to ensure no unwanted surprises.
Nissan SentraC$ 21/day
5
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A/C
Nissan Sentra
Jeep PatriotC$ 23/day
5
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A/C
Jeep Patriot
RAM PickupC$ 28/day
5
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A/C
RAM Pickup

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car rentals in Calgary, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 22 mayo 2024.
  • What are the requirements to rent a car in Calgary?

    If you’re interested in car rentals in Calgary, you will need to have a valid Canadian driver’s license that will not expire during your rental period. Foreign licenses are accepted as well as long as they are valid and you have your passport. To book a vehicle, even if it is a cheap car rental in Calgary, most companies will require you to be at least 21 years old, and you may need to pay an additional fee if you’re under 25.

  • What are the rules for driving in Calgary?

    If you’ll be driving car rentals in Calgary, it’s important that you are aware of the different driving laws that you will need to follow. For example, if your child is under the age of six, they must legally be in a child’s seat. When inside rental cars in Calgary, the driver and passengers must always be wearing a seatbelt. Be careful when operating car rentals in Calgary and drinking, as there is a strict blood alcohol content maximum of 0.08%. During the winter months, the weather tends to be quite snowy and rainy, so make sure to drive as cautiously as possible to avoid a collision. Consult Calgary's local motor vehicle authorities to see if there have been any recent law changes.

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

    There are a few different types of vehicles that can be convenient for Calgary car rentals. If you’ll mainly be staying in the city center, consider renting either an economy car rental or an electric car rental. You can typically find a cheap car rental in Calgary that falls into these categories. Those that will be going on longer road trips, or specifically visiting during the winter months, may be interested in larger rental cars in Calgary to help with navigating through the colder weather. In this case, an SUV or a passenger van are both great options.

  • What are the best places to park in Calgary?

    It can be difficult to find free parking for Calgary car rentals, so you may need to opt for a paid solution instead, such as a metered parking space or a spot in a parking garage. If you do want to find free parking, keep in mind that you will need to start looking for a spot early on in the day. Most parking meters and garages accept both cash and credit cards, which is convenient when you are paying. There are over 10 different parking lots that can be found directly downtown, as well as quite a few in the neighborhoods of Kensington and Bell Line.

  • What is the cheapest rental car found in Calgary?

    In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under C$ 68/day when booking a rental car in Calgary. The best deal a user found was for C$ 18/day from Surprise Agency, booked on May 19.

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

    According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a car hire in Calgary from the following companies over the past two weeks: Routes Car & Truck Rentals (C$ 21/day), Budget (C$ 33/day), and Dollar (C$ 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 C$ 1.79/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between C$ 80 and C$ 116 to fill up a car’s gas tank.

  • How much does it cost to rent a car in Calgary for a week from Routes Car & Truck Rentals?

    Routes Car & Truck Rentals is one of the top picks in Calgary. They can have you in a rental car for about C$ 246 per week on average.

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

    Booking early almost always ensures you have more options of car models to choose from, as well as prices reduced by up to 41% to make it a great deal in Calgary. Try to book at least 7 days prior to when you need the car rental to close on a rate below the average.

  • Can I rent a car for a month in Calgary?

    Yes, renting a vehicle in Calgary for a month is certainly possible.

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

    Generally, a month-long car rental in Calgary can be found for about C$ 1,052, with the average price for a rental being around C$ 35 a day. Book with Surprise Agency, to take advantage of their cheap prices and pay 66% less compared to the average price of car rentals in Calgary.

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

    C$ 107 is typically the average cost for a rental car for the weekend in Calgary, though this could vary depending on the time of year. If you’re on a budget when travelling to Calgary, then opt for a Supplier choice rental vehicle - these tend to be the most affordable on weekends. In the month of June, you can expect to find car rental prices on Cheapflights for as low as C$ 114/day.

  • What car do most people rent in Calgary?

    The most popular car to rent while in Calgary is the Kia Rio, which is a Economy vehicle.

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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 C$ 58 per day. Price data was last updated on 22 mayo 2024.
Browse through some of the best options we've found for luxury car rentals in Calgary. If these car rental deals don't suit your needs, make sure to check back soon as we're constantly finding new offers for our users.
BMW 3 SeriesC$ 51/day
5
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A/C
BMW 3 Series
Chrysler 300C$ 53/day
5
M
A/C
Chrysler 300
Chrysler 300C$ 56/day
5
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A/C
Chrysler 300

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 C$ 60 per day. Price data was last updated on 22 mayo 2024.
These are some of the best deals we've found on van rentals in the Calgary area at the moment. Be sure to check back often to find alternative deals on van rentals.
Dodge Grand CaravanC$ 52/day
5
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A/C
Dodge Grand Caravan
Toyota SiennaC$ 56/day
5
5
M
A/C
Toyota Sienna
Toyota SiennaC$ 59/day
5
5
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Toyota Sienna

Car rentals by fuel type in Calgary

Browse car rentals by fuel type in Calgary. Currently, Gas/Diesel cars are the cheapest to rent in Calgary. Deals were last updated on 22 mayo 2024.

Browse through car rental deals by fuel type in Calgary. There are currently 3 fuel types to choose from with Gas/Diesel being the cheapest (C$ 32+).

Electric

Electric

C$ 34+

Gas/Diesel

Gas/Diesel

C$ 32+

Hybrid

Hybrid

C$ 43+

Airport car rentals in Calgary
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