Most popular car type
Collision damage waiver and theft protection are insurance options that cover renters from paying high penalty fees if the car is stolen or returned damaged. Some Surrey car providers already include Collision Damage Waiver (CDW) and Theft Protection Waiver into the rental price but not all of them. We recommend always be aware of your coverage when renting a car in in Surrey.
Keep in mind that car hire excess insurances often have a deductible clause, which is the amount you’ll have to pay if something happens during the time of your rental. If you want to avoid unwanted surprises, you should consider adding a no-deductible option to your Surrey car rental.
The average price of fuel in Surrey is $6.68 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a tank of fuel costs between $80 and $107, depending on the car size.
Intermediate (Hyundai Elantra or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in Surrey.
Car hire companies that offer shuttle or pick-up services from Vancouver Intl airport to off-airport locations include Thrifty, Routes Car & Truck Rentals, Hertz, Dollar, Alamo, National, Avis and Enterprise.
Take a look at our extensive car hire location map to find the best car hire deals near you.
A Intermediate car rental in Surrey costs $43 per day, on average.
A Compact car rental in Surrey costs $44 per day, on average.
A Mini car rental in Surrey costs $135 per day, on average.
Truly any size of vehicle is perfectly appropriate for driving in Surrey, as the roads are large and wide and the parking spots are well sized, meaning even drivers of large trucks and SUVs will have no issues with parking. One thing to consider though, is whether or not you plan on visiting other areas of Canada or neighboring Vancouver during your time in Surrey. If so, a smaller car might be ideal for both the fuel economy and for more comfortable driving around Vancouver.
Residential areas in Surrey feature speed limits of 30 km/h (19 mph) while in built-up areas the speed limit goes up to 50 km/h (31 mph). On highways in Surrey the speed limit is 80 km/h (50 mph), while motorways and interstates have speed limits of 110 km/h (68 mph) and 120 km/h (75 mph).
Petrol prices in Surrey are a bit above the average cost in Canada at $1.30 CAN ($0.96 USD) per liter of gas, which comes out to around $4.92 CAD ($3.65 USD) per gallon.
Parking is amply available throughout Surrey and drivers should have absolutely no issues finding free spots. In general, businesses such as restaurants and shopping centers will have plenty of parking available as well. Additionally, streetside parking spots are easy to find in the downtown area. On average, parking spots in private garages cost about $3.00 CAD ($2.22 USD) per hour.