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Cheap Car Rentals in Edmonton from C$ 24

Edmonton, AB, Canada
1 Mar — 8 Mar
Driver's age: 26-65
Edmonton, AB, Canada
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Edmonton car rentals in 2024

Get helpful information to start your search for the perfect car rental in Edmonton. The average price data is based on the last 12 months and was last updated on 23 February 2024.

Most popular company

THRIFTY

Price of gas per litre

C$ 1.66

Average price per day

C$ 60

Cheapest price per day

C$ 24

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

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Edmonton 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 23 February 2024.

January

C$ 47

February

C$ 56

March

C$ 62

April

C$ 59

May

C$ 68

June

C$ 93

July

C$ 115

August

C$ 99

September

C$ 71

October

C$ 63

November

C$ 55

December

C$ 55

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Edmonton 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 Edmonton

Explore the most popular car models available for rent in Edmonton and choose the one that suits your needs. The price data is sourced from various car rental companies and was last updated on 23 February 2024.

There are 11 rental agencies servicing Edmonton. These agencies, altogether, have 51 rental locations available. Need an affordable rental? small car is the cheapest car type to rent in Edmonton with prices from C$ 24 a day in the previous 7-day period. Here are 7 car types you can rent in Edmonton:

Economy

Economy

C$ 26+

Compact

Compact

C$ 24+

Intermediate

Intermediate

C$ 32+

Standard

Standard

C$ 30+

Full-size

Full-size

C$ 27+

Minivan

Minivan

C$ 46+

Full-size SUV

Full-size SUV

C$ 78+

Luxury

Luxury

C$ 44+

Compare available car types for rental in Edmonton

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for rental in Edmonton to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on 23 February 2024.

Small cars

C$ 47 - C$ 143

All Car Types

C$ 54 - C$ 156

To rent a small car in Edmonton, Canada, you would pay an average price of C$ 78/day. February is the cheapest month to rent a small car in Edmonton, Canada (~C$ 47/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~C$ 143/day). In fact, February is about 41% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car rental for Edmonton. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Edmonton, renting a small car saves you 14% 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 Edmonton small car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a medium car in Edmonton, Canada, you would pay an average price of C$ 75/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a medium car in Edmonton, Canada (~C$ 45/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~C$ 125/day). In fact, January is about 40% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car rental for Edmonton. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Edmonton, renting a medium car saves you 18% 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 Edmonton medium car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a large car in Edmonton, Canada, you would pay an average price of C$ 101/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a large car in Edmonton, Canada (~C$ 60/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~C$ 157/day). In fact, January is about 42% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car rental for Edmonton. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Edmonton, renting a large car is 11% 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 Edmonton large car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a SUV in Edmonton, Canada, you would pay an average price of C$ 94/day. February is the cheapest month to rent a SUV in Edmonton, Canada (~C$ 59/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~C$ 151/day). In fact, February is about 38% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV rental for Edmonton. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Edmonton, renting a SUV is 4% 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 Edmonton SUV rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a van in Edmonton, Canada, you would pay an average price of C$ 138/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a van in Edmonton, Canada (~C$ 68/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~C$ 256/day). In fact, January is about 52% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a van rental for Edmonton. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Edmonton, renting a van is 35% 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 Edmonton van rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a pick-up truck in Edmonton, Canada, you would pay an average price of C$ 122/day. April is the cheapest month to rent a pick-up truck in Edmonton, Canada (~C$ 96/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~C$ 191/day). In fact, April is about 22% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a pick-up truck rental for Edmonton. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Edmonton, renting a pick-up truck is 26% 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 Edmonton pick-up truck rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a luxury car in Edmonton, Canada, you would pay an average price of C$ 115/day. April is the cheapest month to rent a luxury car in Edmonton, Canada (~C$ 78/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~C$ 192/day). In fact, April is about 33% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a luxury car rental for Edmonton. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Edmonton, renting a luxury car is 22% 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 Edmonton luxury car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a convertible in Edmonton, Canada, you would pay an average price of C$ 99/day. April is the cheapest month to rent a convertible in Edmonton, Canada (~C$ 80/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is August (~C$ 217/day). In fact, April is about 20% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a convertible rental for Edmonton. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Edmonton, renting a convertible is 9% 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.

Nissan VersaC$ 24/day
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Nissan Versa
Kia RioC$ 26/day
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Kia Rio
Honda FitC$ 31/day
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Honda Fit

Top rental agencies in Edmonton

Explore the leading car rental agencies in Edmonton known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car rental companies in Edmonton. Reviews were last updated on 23 February 2024.
Rent a car with one of the top providers serving the Edmonton area such as Hertz, Driving Force and Enterprise Rent-A-Car. Skim reviews, rental company locations, prices, and more before making your decision.

Hertz

7.8
Good
129 reviews5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.1

Comfort

8.2

Overall

7.7

Pick-up/drop-off

7.6

Value

7.5

Driving Force

8.8
Very good
59 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.3

Comfort

8.9

Overall

8.9

Pick-up/drop-off

8.7

Value

8.3

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

8.4
Very good
93 reviews13 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.4

Comfort

8.4

Overall

8.3

Pick-up/drop-off

8.3

Value

8.0

Avis

8.1
Very good
38 reviews7 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.2

Comfort

8.4

Overall

8.1

Pick-up/drop-off

8.0

Value

7.4

Budget

7.8
Good
69 reviews11 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.2

Comfort

8.1

Overall

7.8

Pick-up/drop-off

7.9

Value

7.4

Thrifty

7.2
Good
51 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.6

Comfort

7.7

Overall

7.2

Pick-up/drop-off

7.7

Value

7.2

Europcar

1 location

Discount Car & Truck Rentals

3 locations

Best Edmonton car rental deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car rental deals in Edmonton. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect rental option for your needs. There are currently 8 rental car agencies in Edmonton with an average daily rate of C$ 38. Data was last updated on 23 February 2024.
Check out some of the very best car rental deals we've found in Edmonton. Be sure to confirm the details of the deal, such as car type, daily rate, and pickup location.
Nissan VersaC$ 24/day
4
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A/C
Nissan Versa
Kia RioC$ 26/day
2
4
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A/C
Kia Rio
Dodge ChargerC$ 27/day
5
4
M
A/C
Dodge Charger

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car rentals in Edmonton, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 23 February 2024.

What are the requirements to rent a car in Edmonton?

Individuals that are interested in reserving car rentals in Edmonton are required to have a driver’s license that has a photo and will not expire during your planned rental period. Many companies require their customers to be at least 21 years old to book rental cars in Edmonton, even for a cheap car rental in Edmonton. If you are less than 25 years old, you can expect to pay an underage driver’s fee as well. Individuals visiting from a different country may still use their foreign licenses to book Edmonton car rentals, as long as they are valid and they are also able to present their passport.

What are the rules for driving in Edmonton?

Becoming familiar with the city’s driving rules is an easy way to operate car rentals in Edmonton as safely as possible. For example, unless you are unable to drive in a single lane due to weather conditions or an obstruction of some kind, it is illegal to operate a vehicle within two lanes while on the highway. Always be careful when drinking and driving rental cars in Edmonton, as the city has a strict maximum blood alcohol content level of 0.08%. When driving during the winter months, make sure to lower the speed at which you are driving to safely maneuver through rain and snow.

What type of car is recommended for driving in Edmonton?

There is a large selection of vehicle models that are convenient for car rentals in Edmonton. If you’re traveling on a budget and are interested in a cheap car rental in Edmonton, consider booking an economy car rental. A sedan can also be a convenient choice for individuals primarily staying in the city center. Those planning on embarking on longer drives or visiting specifically in the winter may prefer to have a passenger van rental or an SUV, as this will provide you with additional space and also make it easier to safely navigate through snowy or wet weather.

What are the best places to park in Edmonton?

While it can be difficult to grab free parking for Edmonton car rentals, you may be able to do so if you begin looking early on in the day. The city has a variety of paid options to choose from, which include street metered spaces and several parking lots. For metered spaces, you can choose to either pay with cash, by card or through the city’s official app. If you would like to park in a garage, there are several downtown locations for you to choose from, including the Canada Place Parkade, the City Hall Parkade, and the Library Parkade, all of which are centrally located.

What is the cheapest rental car found in Edmonton?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under C$ 60/day when booking a rental car in Edmonton. The best deal a user found was for C$ 27/day from Thrifty, booked on Feb. 18.

What car rental company is typically the cheapest in Edmonton?

According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a car hire in Edmonton from the following companies over the past two weeks: Thrifty (C$ 24/day), Hertz (C$ 26/day), and Budget (C$ 31/day).

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

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Driving Force (8.8 rating), Avis (8.4 rating) and Enterprise Rent-A-Car (8.3 rating) seem to be the best rental car companies in Edmonton.

What are gas prices like in Edmonton?

The average gas price in Edmonton is C$ 1.66/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between C$ 75 and C$ 108 to fill up a car’s gas tank.

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

Thrifty is one of the most popular car rental companies in Edmonton, offering car rentals for around C$ 290 per week on average.

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

Renting your favourite car model can become more difficult the closer you are to your desired travel date. It’s ideal to book early to have that peace of mind. An early booking can save you up to 37% in Edmonton - we recommend booking at least 7days in advance.

Can I rent a car for a month in Edmonton?

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

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

Prices can be as low as C$ 1,244 if you consider booking with Thrifty. That price represents savings of 49% compared to the Edmonton average. The monthly cost of a car rental in Edmonton is on average C$ 1,244 (C$ 41/day).

How much is a car rental in Edmonton for a weekend?

C$ 85 is typically the average cost for a rental car for the weekend in Edmonton, though this could vary depending on the time of year. If you’re on a budget when travelling to Edmonton, then opt for a Compact rental vehicle - these tend to be the most affordable on weekends. In the month of March, you can expect to find car rental prices on Cheapflights for as low as C$ 82/day.

What car do most people rent in Edmonton?

The majority of Cheapflights travellers prefer to rent a Compact (Pontiac Vibe) in Edmonton, making it the most popular option.

Luxury car rentals in Edmonton

Find luxury car rental deals in Edmonton from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. luxury car rentals in Edmonton cost an average of C$ 50 per day. Price data was last updated on 23 February 2024.
Ride in luxury during your trip to Edmonton by selecting one these great deals we've found. 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$ 44/day
5
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A/C
BMW 3 Series
Chrysler 300C$ 45/day
5
M
A/C
Chrysler 300
BMW 3 SeriesC$ 46/day
5
M
A/C
BMW 3 Series

Van rentals in Edmonton

Find van rental deals in Edmonton from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. van rentals in Edmonton cost an average of C$ 52 per day. Price data was last updated on 23 February 2024.
Have a look at some of the best options for renting a car in Edmonton we've found at this time. Deals are updated frequently to provide users with as many suitable options as possible.
Dodge Grand CaravanC$ 46/day
5
M
A/C
Dodge Grand Caravan
Toyota SiennaC$ 47/day
5
5
M
A/C
Toyota Sienna
Dodge Grand CaravanC$ 47/day
5
M
A/C
Dodge Grand Caravan

Car rentals by fuel type in Edmonton

Browse car rentals by fuel type in Edmonton. Currently, Electric cars are the cheapest to rent in Edmonton. Deals were last updated on 23 February 2024.

Browse through car rental deals by fuel type in Edmonton. There are currently 2 fuel types to choose from with Electric being the cheapest (C$ 24+).

Electric

Electric

C$ 24+

Hybrid

Hybrid

C$ 33+

Airport car rentals in Edmonton
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