Edmonton

Cheap Car Rentals in Edmonton

Edmonton, AB, Canada
2 Feb — 9 Feb
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Edmonton, AB, Canada
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Edmonton Car Rentals in 2023

Most popular companyTHRIFTY
Price of gas per litreC$ 1.66
Average price per dayC$ 49
Cheapest price per dayC$ 25

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

January

C$ 52

February

C$ 57

March

C$ 69

April

C$ 64

May

C$ 85

June

C$ 123

July

C$ 141

August

C$ 128

September

C$ 85

October

C$ 61

November

C$ 53

December

C$ 64

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

There are 10 rental agencies servicing Edmonton. These agencies, altogether, have 53 rental locations available. Need an affordable rental? Small is the cheapest car type to rent in Edmonton with prices from C$ 24 a day in the previous 7-day period. Here are 6 car types you can rent in Edmonton:

Compare available car types for rental in Edmonton

Small Cars

C$ 50 - C$ 159

All Car Types

C$ 85 - C$ 174

To rent a Small car in Edmonton, Canada, you would pay an average price of C$ 89/day. November is the cheapest month to rent a Small car in Edmonton, Canada (~C$ 50/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is June (~C$ 159/day). In fact, November is about 44% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Small rental for Edmonton. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Edmonton, renting a Small car saves you 24% 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 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$ 81/day. October is the cheapest month to rent a Medium car in Edmonton, Canada (~C$ 47/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is June (~C$ 143/day). In fact, October is about 43% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Medium rental for Edmonton. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Edmonton, renting a Medium car saves you 30% 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 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$ 135/day. October is the cheapest month to rent a Large car in Edmonton, Canada (~C$ 88/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~C$ 229/day). In fact, October is about 36% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Large rental for Edmonton. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Edmonton, renting a Large car is 15% 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 rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a SUV car in Edmonton, Canada, you would pay an average price of C$ 108/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a SUV car in Edmonton, Canada (~C$ 65/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is June (~C$ 197/day). In fact, January is about 41% 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 car saves you 7% 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 SUV rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Van car in Edmonton, Canada, you would pay an average price of C$ 130/day. December is the cheapest month to rent a Van car in Edmonton, Canada (~C$ 89/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is May (~C$ 169/day). In fact, December is about 32% 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 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 Van rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Pickup Truck car in Edmonton, Canada, you would pay an average price of C$ 116/day. December is the cheapest month to rent a Pickup Truck car in Edmonton, Canada (~C$ 117/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is September (~C$ 163/day). In fact, December is about 0% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Pickup Truck rental for Edmonton. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Edmonton, renting a Pickup Truck car is 0% 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 Pickup 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$ 137/day. October is the cheapest month to rent a Luxury car in Edmonton, Canada (~C$ 72/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is June (~C$ 208/day). In fact, October is about 48% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Luxury rental for Edmonton. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Edmonton, 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.

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Top rental agencies in Edmonton

All major car rental suppliers in Edmonton

Hertz

8.1
Very good
109 reviews5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.5

Comfort

8.5

Overall

8.0

Pick-up/drop-off

7.9

Value

7.9

Driving Force

8.6
Very good
59 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.0

Comfort

8.7

Overall

8.6

Pick-up/drop-off

8.3

Value

8.4

Enterprise

7.8
Good
89 reviews13 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.9

Comfort

7.9

Overall

7.7

Pick-up/drop-off

7.7

Value

7.4

Budget

7.6
Good
50 reviews11 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.9

Comfort

7.7

Overall

7.5

Pick-up/drop-off

7.7

Value

7.1

Thrifty

7.4
Good
37 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.6

Comfort

7.8

Overall

7.4

Pick-up/drop-off

7.4

Value

7.3

Avis

9.2
Wonderful
25 reviews7 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.5

Comfort

9.7

Overall

9.2

Pick-up/drop-off

8.7

Value

8.8

Sunnycars

4 locations

Discount Car & Truck Rentals

3 locations

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Car Rental FAQs

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$ 65/day when booking a rental car in Edmonton. The best deal a user found was for C$ 34/day from Turo, booked on Jan. 22.

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

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Avis (9.2 rating), Driving Force (8.6 rating) and Hertz (8.1 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$ 354 per week on average.

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$ 1,517 if you consider booking with Turo. That price represents savings of 48% compared to the Edmonton average. The monthly cost of a car rental in Edmonton is on average C$ 1,517 (C$ 51/day).

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

C$ 77 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 Economy rental vehicle - these tend to be the most affordable on weekends. In the month of February, you can expect to find car rental prices on Cheapflights for as low as C$ 71/day.

What car do most people rent in Edmonton?

The majority of Cheapflights travellers prefer to rent a Intermediate (Dodge Dart) in Edmonton, making it the most popular option.

Luxury Car Rentals in Edmonton

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Van Rentals in Edmonton

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

Car type options available for Edmonton

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