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Car Rentals at Vancouver Airport

Blog by Ian Watt | March 10th, 2008

Car Rentals at Vancouver Airport
Renting Vehicles at the Vancouver International Airport (YVR)

 Find companies like Budget and National Car Rental in Vancouver, Canada, located in the Vancouver Airport.
Finding a car rental company in Vancouver, Canada is easy. There are seven well known companies based out of the Vancouver airport, making the pick up and drop off simple. You can even choose an alternative drop off location if that’s more convenient for your schedule.

Car Rental Vancouver
Budget Car Rental and Insurance: Budget car rental is one of the best known names in the business. They offer economy cars for as little as $22.00 CDN per day, or a full size passenger van for $105.00 CDN a day. Renters get unlimited free kilometres, as well as the option to buy insurance and other equipment as needed. The airport concession fee is $3.82 CDN and taxes come to about $10.00 on an economy car rental. There is also a frequent renter program, if you rent from them regularly. Reservations: 1-800-268-8900.

National Car Rental and Insurance: National car rentals charges about $69.00 CDN per day for an economy car with air conditioning, CD player and power windows. Full size SUV’s go for around $140.00 CDN per day, feturing cruise control, 4-doors and 7-seatbelts, and a keyless entry system. Their “Emerald Club” gives members air miles or free rental days, on top of many more benefits. Reservations: 1-800-CAR RENT (227-7368).

Hertz Rental Cars: Hertz car rentals range from $69.00 CDN per day for a compact car, to $99.99 CDN a day for a Lincoln Town Car. Hertz now has a “Green Collection” of cars, offering conscious consumers the option of renting a hybrid and driving a fuel-efficient car. A Ford Fusion, for example, goes for $76.00 CDN per day and fits five adults, three suitcases and air conditioning. The "Hertz #1 Club" offers members discounts, faster reservations and the choice of renting specific cars. Reservations: 1-800-654-3131.

Thrifty Car Rental: Thrifty car rental has great deals on almost all cars. Their economy styles are rented for $19.00 CDN per day with unlimited kilometres, or $66.00 CDN a day for a Dodge Caravan or similar van. Taxes and charges add up to an extra $10.00 CDN. Thrifty also has some great business programs for renters who want customized services and guaranteed low rates. Reservations: 1-877-283-0898.

Dollar Car Rental: Dollar car rental has compact cars for $18.00 CDN per day, like the Dodge Caliber, or luxury styles like the Chrysler 300 for $90.00 CDN a day. Unlimited kilometres and about $10.00 CDN in taxes and surcharges make Thrifty a great option. Their corporate programs give you free rental days, travel partner programs, government employee plans, and even neighbourhood rental specials for those organizations travelling locally. Reservations: 1-800-848-8268.