Alberta

Cheap Car Hire in Alberta from RM 141

Calgary, AB, Canada
24 Apr — 1 May
Driver's age: 26-65
Calgary, AB, Canada
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Alberta car rentals in 2024

Get helpful information to start your search for the perfect car rental in Alberta. The average price data is based on the last 12 months and was last updated on 17 April 2024.

Most popular company

Thrifty

Most common car type

Economy

Average price per day

RM 405

Cheapest price per day

RM 141

What is the cheapest time to rent a car in Alberta?

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Alberta 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 17 April 2024.

January

RM 148

February

RM 177

March

RM 181

April

RM 167

May

RM 272

June

RM 411

July

RM 464

August

RM 430

September

RM 354

October

RM 205

November

RM 153

December

RM 181

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Alberta is January. 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 Alberta

Explore the most popular car models available for rent in Alberta and choose the one that suits your needs. The price data is sourced from various car rental companies and was last updated on 17 April 2024.

At RM 141/day, small car is the cheapest car type available for hire in Alberta in the past week. Out of 95 car hire agencies operating in Alberta, there are, in total, 2,613 hire locations. View below for 4 offered car types:

Economy

Economy

RM 141+

Compact

Compact

RM 142+

Intermediate

Intermediate

RM 142+

Full-size

Full-size

RM 171+

People carrier

People carrier

RM 442+

Full-size SUV

Full-size SUV

RM 242+

Premium

Premium

RM 467+

Luxury

Luxury

RM 382+

Pick-up truck

Pick-up truck

RM 203+

Compact SUV

Compact SUV

RM 186+

Intermediate SUV

Intermediate SUV

RM 193+

Standard SUV

Standard SUV

RM 195+

Compare available car types for rental in Alberta

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for rental in Alberta to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on 17 April 2024.

Small cars

RM 157 - RM 493

All Car Types

RM 173 - RM 554

To rent a small car in Alberta, you would pay an average price of RM 185/day. February is the cheapest month to rent a small car in Alberta (~RM 157/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is June (~RM 493/day). In fact, February is about 16% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car rental for Alberta. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Alberta, renting a small car saves you 32% 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 Alberta small car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a medium car in Alberta, you would pay an average price of RM 265/day. May is the cheapest month to rent a medium car in Alberta (~RM 306/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is June (~RM 500/day). In fact, May is about 15% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car rental for Alberta. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Alberta, renting a medium 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 Alberta medium car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a large car in Alberta, you would pay an average price of RM 240/day. February is the cheapest month to rent a large car in Alberta (~RM 198/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is June (~RM 687/day). In fact, February is about 18% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car rental for Alberta. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Alberta, renting a large car saves you 12% 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 Alberta large car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a SUV in Alberta, you would pay an average price of RM 305/day. December is the cheapest month to rent a SUV in Alberta (~RM 320/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is June (~RM 668/day). In fact, December is about 4% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV rental for Alberta. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Alberta, renting a SUV is 11% more expensive. 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 Alberta SUV hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

Proton SagaRM 141/day
2
M
A/C
Proton Saga
Honda CityRM 142/day
4
M
A/C
Honda City
Proton PersonaRM 150/day
2
M
A/C
Proton Persona

Top rental agencies in Alberta

Explore the leading car rental agencies in Alberta known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car rental companies in Alberta. Reviews were last updated on 17 April 2024.

Alamo

8.7
Very Good
141 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.9

Comfort

8.8

Overall

8.8

Pick-up/drop-off

8.8

Value

8.4

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

8.5
Very Good
387 reviews35 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.5

Comfort

8.6

Overall

8.4

Pick-up/drop-off

8.5

Value

8.2

Driving Force

8.0
Very Good
101 reviews6 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.5

Comfort

8.0

Overall

8.1

Pick-up/drop-off

7.9

Value

7.7

Avis

7.6
Good
289 reviews18 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.2

Comfort

8.1

Overall

7.6

Pick-up/drop-off

7.5

Value

7.3

Hertz

7.6
Good
345 reviews15 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.1

Comfort

8.0

Overall

7.6

Pick-up/drop-off

7.6

Value

7.3

Thrifty

7.6
Good
106 reviews7 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.9

Comfort

8.0

Overall

7.6

Pick-up/drop-off

7.9

Value

7.4

Budget

7.2
Good
256 reviews25 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.8

Comfort

7.9

Overall

7.2

Pick-up/drop-off

7.3

Value

7.1

Dollar

7.3
Good
51 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

7.9

Overall

7.3

Pick-up/drop-off

7.4

Value

6.8

Best Alberta car rental deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car rental deals in Alberta. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect rental option for your needs. There are currently 8 rental car agencies in Alberta with an average daily rate of RM 175. Data was last updated on 17 April 2024.
Proton SagaRM 141/day
2
M
A/C
Proton Saga
Honda FitRM 142/day
5
5
M
A/C
Honda Fit
Toyota CorollaRM 142/day
4
M
A/C
Toyota Corolla

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car rentals in Alberta, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 17 April 2024.
  • What is the cheapest hire car found in Alberta?

    In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under RM 405/day when booking a car hire in Alberta. The absolute best deal a user found was for RM 323/day from Thrifty, booked on Apr. 14.

  • What car hire company is typically the cheapest in Alberta?

    According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car in Alberta from the following companies over the past two weeks: Dollar (RM 141/day), Budget (RM 193/day), and Avis (RM 225/day).

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

    Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Trust Auto (10.0 rating), Alamo (8.5 rating) and Driving Force (8.5 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Alberta.

  • What are petrol prices like in Alberta?

    The average price of petrol in Alberta is RM 6.71/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between RM 302 and RM 436 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

  • How much does it cost to hire a car in Alberta for a week from Thrifty?

    Thrifty is one of the most popular car hire companies in Alberta, offering car hire for around RM 2,008 per week on average.

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

    Generally, for a better deal in Alberta it’s recommended to book in a timely manner (to save up to 39%). Cheapflights recommends you book around 7 days prior to your pickup date. Booking as early as you can also increases the likelihood that you’ll get the ideal car.

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

    Typically, how long you can rent a car for depends on the inventory of the supplier. For Alberta however, it is certainly possible to rent a car for an entire month.

  • How much does it cost to rent a car in Alberta for a month?

    You can potentially save up to 11% on a month-long rental by booking with Thrifty. Thrifty is the cheapest rental company available within the next few months. Renting a car in Alberta can cost you on average RM 8,605 a month or RM 287 a day. For extended stays in a location, this option will usually save you the most.

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Luxury car rentals in Alberta

Find luxury car rental deals in Alberta from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. luxury car rentals in Alberta cost an average of RM 779 per day. Price data was last updated on 17 April 2024.
BMW 3 SeriesRM 302/day
5
M
A/C
BMW 3 Series
BMW 3 SeriesRM 399/day
5
M
A/C
BMW 3 Series
BMW 3 SeriesRM 1,189/day
5
M
A/C
BMW 3 Series

Car rentals by fuel type in Alberta

Browse car rentals by fuel type in Alberta. Currently, Petrol/Diesel cars are the cheapest to rent in Alberta. Deals were last updated on 17 April 2024.

Browse through car rental deals by fuel type in Alberta. There are currently 2 fuel types to choose from with Petrol/Diesel being the cheapest (RM 53+).

Electric

Electric

RM 89+

Petrol/Diesel

Petrol/Diesel

RM 53+

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