Book National hire cars in Ottawa

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National car hire prices in Ottawa

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Reviews for National in Ottawa


" with low mileage"(in 349 reviews)
"Easy off"(in 174 reviews)
", with great efficiency."(in 185 reviews)


"No despite confirmation."(in 276 reviews)
" had terrible smell."(in 269 reviews)
"the I reserved wasn't available."(in 269 reviews)
Overall rating8.1 Very GoodBased on 20 reviews
Value for money

Recent reviews

Traveller rating
Pros:Drop off wasnt that easy.Reviewed 3 May 2019
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Pros:People were niceCons:O had booking for 10 am, got there at 930. After checking waited 2 hr to get the carReviewed 5 Aug 2018
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Excellent servicePros:They even offered an upgrade for a lower cost when we got there. Offered a GPS and ezpass for tolls.Reviewed 13 Aug 2017
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Where can I find National hire cars in Ottawa?


1003 Airport Parkway Private


Monday07:30 - 23:00
Tuesday07:30 - 23:00
Wednesday07:30 - 23:00
Thursday07:30 - 23:00
Friday07:30 - 23:00
Saturday07:30 - 23:00
Sunday07:30 - 23:00


+1 613 737 7023


226 Queen Street


Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00


+1 613 232 3536

Good to know

Most popular location

1003 Airport Parkway Private

Most popular car type


Top tips for hiring a car from National in Ottawa

  • Enjoy greater flexibility and convenience in movement by booking National car rentals in Ottawa. Car rentals allow you to access various destinations that are inaccessible by public transport means. Compared to other car rentals in the city, National stands out as having a friendly staff, who are willing to help at any time. If you are planning to cross the border with your rented National car, find out from the car rental desk any applicable charges and the documentation required.
  • If you have reduced mobility, you have nothing to worry about when planning to book National car rentals in Ottawa. The company offers adaptive driving devices such as hand controls, left-foot accelerators, and pedal extenders to persons with reduced mobility. You will get these and many others at no extra cost. For those who may need surrogate drivers, National car rental also ensures that they are readily available.
  • The availability of numerous car types across the different National’s pick-up locations is one of the reasons you should certainly consider this agency. You will be able to book a car that perfectly matches your tastes and preferences. For instance, if you are travelling alone or with one person, you can book an Economy car. The car is cheaper and accommodates up to two adults. If will be driving to some off-road destinations, an Intermediate SUV will be a good car option for you.
  • Always consider booking your National car rental in Ottawa on weekdays, preferably during the middle morning hours. You will experience considerable difficulties in picking up or dropping off your National car at various locations on a weekend or public holiday. During these days, the number of people seeking to rent a car or return it is significantly higher. Therefore, you will take longer time than usual to get the keys to your car.
  • Intermediate car hire from National in Ottawa are around 3% cheaper than other car types, on average.

FAQs about hiring a car from National in Ottawa

  • Where are the best pickup locations for National car rentals in Ottawa?

    National car rental location at Ottawa International Airport (YOW) is highly rated among renters compared to any other location in the city. At this location, you will get various car types and models. Picking up your car from this location increases your chances of getting the car that best suits your needs. Additionally, this location is conveniently accessible by both local and foreign renters. In particular, if you are coming to Ottawa for the first time, possibly through YOW, you will have a hassle-free experience in getting your car. The National car rental counter at this airport is open 24 hours. Therefore, you can get car rental services at any time of the day, subject to your convenience.

  • What are the different car rental benefits or amenities offered by National car rentals in Ottawa?

    The availability of kid-friendly amenities and allowance to drive with your pet without any limitations are some of the key benefits you will enjoy if you book National car rentals in Ottawa. From the National car rentals locations across Ottawa, you can request for a child seat, booster seat, or infant seat, depending on the age of the kid with whom your will be travelling. However, you will have to pay a small daily fee for this. Additionally, National does not restrict drivers seeking to be in the company of their pets to book specific car types. You can drive with your furry friend in any type of car you rent from National.

  • Where are the best places to park National car rentals in Ottawa?

    Hotel parking is one of the best parking options for those booking National car rentals in Ottawa. Many of the hotels in the city provide free parking to its customers. However, this option is limited to those who are staying at the hotel. Public parking garages are the other suitable parking option that you may consider. Bayward Parking Garage and City of Ottawa Parking Glebe are some of the public parking garages that you may consider.

  • What is the most popular car hire from National in Ottawa?

    Intermediate (Toyota RAV4 or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type from National in Ottawa.

  • How many car hire locations does National have in Ottawa?

    National has 2 hire locations in Ottawa. Take a look at our National hire location map to find the best car hire near you.

  • Does National have a car hire location at the airport: Ottawa airport (YOW)?


  • Does National offer shuttle or airport pick-up services from Ottawa airport (YOW)?