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Cheap Car Hire in Calgary from R1 124

This price is the cheapest per day rate found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a car hire in Calgary with a pick-up date of 16/7 and drop-off date of 1/8. Fares are subject to change and may not be available at all agencies or on all dates of hire. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
Driver's age: 26-65
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What is the cheapest time to rent a car in Calgary?

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Calgary and save money on your trip. The monthly average price data is based on historical data over the last year and was last updated on 24 May 2024.

January

R570

February

R680

March

R698

April

R533

May

R937

June

R1 563

July

R1 783

August

R1 655

September

R1 360

October

R790

November

R588

December

R698

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Calgary is April. 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 Calgary

Explore the most popular car models available for hire in Calgary and choose the one that suits your needs. The price data is sourced from various car hire companies and was last updated on 24 May 2024.

There are 23 hire agencies servicing Calgary. These agencies, altogether, have 79 hire locations available. Need an affordable hire? SUV is the cheapest car type to hire in Calgary with prices from R1 124 a day in the previous 7-day period. Here are 3 car types you can hire in Calgary:

Economy

Economy

R1 174+

Compact

Compact

R2 534+

Intermediate

Intermediate

Standard

Standard

R1 093+

Full-size

Full-size

Pick-up truck

Pick-up truck

R2 874+

Intermediate SUV

Intermediate SUV

Supplier choice

Supplier choice

Compare available car types for rental in Calgary

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for hire in Calgary to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on 24 May 2024.

Small cars

R691 - R7 995

All Car Types

R751 - R5 431

To hire a small car in Calgary, Canada, you would pay an average price of R1 491/day. January is the cheapest month to hire a small car in Calgary, Canada (~R691/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~R7 995/day). In fact, January is about 54% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car hire for Calgary. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Calgary, renting a small car saves you 3% 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 Calgary small car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a medium car in Calgary, Canada, you would pay an average price of R1 293/day. January is the cheapest month to hire a medium car in Calgary, Canada (~R833/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is June (~R3 975/day). In fact, January is about 36% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car hire for Calgary. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Calgary, renting a medium car saves you 16% 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.

To hire a SUV in Calgary, Canada, you would pay an average price of R1 210/day. March is the cheapest month to hire a SUV in Calgary, Canada (~R778/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is June (~R3 975/day). In fact, March is about 36% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV hire for Calgary. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Calgary, renting a SUV saves you 21% 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 Calgary SUV hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

Nissan AlmeraR1 174/day
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Nissan Almera
Toyota Corolla QuestR2 534/day
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Toyota Corolla Quest

Top rental agencies in Calgary

Explore the leading car hire agencies in Calgary known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car hire companies in Calgary. Reviews were last updated on 24 May 2024.
Have a look at the top car hire agencies available in Calgary, including Alamo, Enterprise Rent-A-Car and Avis. Reviews, pricing info, pickup locations, and other important details are available to aid your decision.

Alamo

8,8
Very Good
141 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9,0

Comfort

8,9

Overall

8,8

Pick-up/drop-off

8,8

Value

8,5

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

8,6
Very Good
272 reviews17 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8,7

Comfort

8,7

Overall

8,6

Pick-up/drop-off

8,6

Value

8,3

Avis

7,5
Good
225 reviews6 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8,1

Comfort

8,0

Overall

7,5

Pick-up/drop-off

7,5

Value

7,2

Hertz

7,4
Good
215 reviews6 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8,1

Comfort

7,9

Overall

7,4

Pick-up/drop-off

7,5

Value

7,0

Budget

7,0
Good
179 reviews10 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7,7

Comfort

7,8

Overall

7,0

Pick-up/drop-off

7,0

Value

7,0

Thrifty

7,6
Good
56 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8,1

Comfort

8,1

Overall

7,6

Pick-up/drop-off

7,6

Value

7,4

Dollar

6,9
Okay
52 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7,7

Comfort

7,6

Overall

6,8

Pick-up/drop-off

7,0

Value

6,5

Driving Force

6,1
Okay
42 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6,7

Comfort

6,6

Overall

6,1

Pick-up/drop-off

6,0

Value

6,3

Best Calgary car hire deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car hiredeals in Calgary. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect rental option for your needs. There are currently 8 hire car agencies in Calgary with an average daily rate of R1 749. Data was last updated on 24 May 2024.
Check out some of the very best car hire deals we've found in Calgary. Double check the details of your car rental reservation before booking to ensure no unwanted surprises.
Toyota RAV4R1 124/day
5
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Toyota RAV4
Ford FiestaR1 174/day
2
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A/C
Ford Fiesta
BMW 3 SeriesR2 163/day
5
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A/C
BMW 3 Series

Car hire FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car hires in Calgary, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 24 May 2024.
  • What car hire company is typically the cheapest in Calgary?

    According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a car hire in Calgary from the following companies over the past two weeks: Dollar (R697/day), Avis (R956/day), and Hertz (R994/day).

  • Which car hire company is considered to be the best in Calgary?

    Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Alamo (8,8 rating), National (8,6 rating) and Enterprise Rent-A-Car (8,6 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Calgary.

  • What are petrol prices like in Calgary?

    The average price of petrol in Calgary is R24,10/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between R1 084 and R1 566 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

  • How much does it cost to hire a car in Calgary for a week from Avis?

    Avis is a popular option for travellers looking for car hire in Calgary. You can expect the average cost of car hire to be about R11 245 per week.

  • How far in advance should I hire a car in Calgary for the best price?

    Booking early almost always ensures you have more options of car models to choose from, as well as prices reduced by up to 41% to make it a great deal in Calgary. Try to book at least 7 days prior to when you need the car hire to close on a rate below the average.

  • Can I rent a car for a month in Calgary?

    Yes, you can hire a car for a month in Calgary check Cheapflights for the latest prices and car type availability.

  • How much is a car hire in Calgary for a weekend?

    For a weekend car hire in Calgary, you can expect the average price to be around R0. Usually a Intermediate hire in Calgary is your cheapest weekend car hire option, though you should always check Cheapflights to see if there are other deals on alternative car hire types. If you do opt for hiring a Intermediate for June, it will cost approximately R0 per day.

  • What car do most people hire in Calgary?

    The most popular car chosen by those travelling to Calgary is Economy (Kia Rio) based on our Cheapflights data.

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Car hires by fuel type in Calgary

Browse car hires by fuel type in Calgary. Currently, Electric cars are the cheapest to rent in Calgary. Deals were last updated on 24 May 2024.

Browse through car hire deals by fuel type in Calgary. There are currently 2 fuel types to choose from with Electric being the cheapest (R127+).

Electric

Electric

Petrol/Diesel

Petrol/Diesel

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