Intermediate (Toyota Corolla or similar) is the most frequently booked rental car type in Canada.
Based on ratings and reviews from real users on KAYAK, the best car rental companies in Canada are Alamo (8.7, 1172 reviews), Driving Force (8.7, 315 reviews), and Enterprise (8.6, 3692 reviews).
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On average a rental car in Canada costs $445 per week ($64 per day).
On average a rental car in Canada costs $1,909 per month ($64 per day).
Driving in Canada is much like driving in the United States. You’ll drive on the right side of the road, and you’re permitted to turn right on a red light everywhere except in the city of Montreal. One thing to note is that if you travel to Quebec, the road signs will be only in French.
The age limits for renting a car in Canada vary by province. In Saskatchewan, the minimum age to rent a car is 18, while the minimum age for renting a car in the rest of the country varies from 21 to 24. Drivers under 25 might have limitations in Canada, such as being restricted from renting luxury cars or SUVs.
The price of petrol in Canada is a bit higher than it is in the United States, so make sure to budget for petrol correctly to avoid sticker shock at the pump. A gallon of petrol has an average price of around 2.50 USD in the US. In Canada, the average price of a gallon of petrol is around 5.04 CAD (3.80 USD).
Speed limits in Canada are remarkably similar to the speed limits in the United States. The Canadian speed limit in school zones ranges from 30-50 km/h (20-30 mph), the limit on residential streets is 40-50 km/h (25-30 mph), the limit on major suburban roads is 60-70 km/h (37-44 mph), the limit on two-lane highways is 80 km/h (50 mph) and the limit on the expressway is 110 km/h (68 mph).