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Downtown (Calgary) car rental reviews and directory

Avis

Best rated

Cleanliness

8.2

Comfort

8.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

7.5

Value for money

7.2

Locations in Downtown (Calgary)

120 10th Ave Sw

+1 403 269 6166

Monday07:00 - 18:00
Tuesday07:00 - 18:00
Wednesday07:00 - 18:00
Thursday07:00 - 18:00
Friday07:00 - 18:00
Saturday09:00 - 16:00
Sunday09:00 - 16:00
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400 Midpark Way Southeast

+1 403 873 2580

Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday09:00 - 16:00
Sunday09:00 - 16:00
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5707 A Macleod Trail

+1 403 287 2113

Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday09:00 - 16:00
Sunday10:00 - 16:00
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2.0 Poor

May 2024

KAYAK
Service representative was the least helpful person I've ever had at any rental car company. Pickup document showed full gas tank but was actually one quarter full. Luckily I took a photo before I drove off with the odometer and fuel tank level. When dropping off, told the same rep about the tank and he asked me to take a photo of the odometer and fuel gauge. The representative also had a proper conversation with a prior customer who is likely from the same geographic region as himself but did not provide that same level of service to me. I don't need to be pampered, I'm just saying bare minimum service levels need to be had with everyone. Gave avis a try but won't be renting with avis again after this experience.

10.0 Wonderful

Feb 2024

KAYAK
It was easy, fast, and efficient. Good quality cars.

8.0 Very Good

Oct 2023

KAYAK
Pick up was quick. Helpful staff. Easy drop off anytime.

8.0 Very Good

Oct 2023

KAYAK
Hood, fast, friendly!

10.0 Wonderful

Sep 2023

KAYAK
The agent at pick-up was a bit frazzled and overworked, but he was extremely helpful in making alterations to our trip and helping us get a better situation worked out. The folks at drop off were very kind and helpful as well. Good experience overall! Just hard to get over the massive price hike in all rental cars.

6.0 Okay

Sep 2019

KAYAK

Cons:

You guys actually communicating with them

1 out of 22

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

8.6

Very Good

34 reviews

Cleanliness

8.7

Comfort

8.7

Pick-up/Drop-off

8.6

Value for money

8.3

2 locations in Downtown

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Locations in Downtown (Calgary)

4115 Macleod Trail South

+1 403 253 1853

Monday00:00 - 00:00
Tuesday00:00 - 00:00
Wednesday00:00 - 00:00
Thursday00:00 - 00:00
Friday00:00 - 00:00
Saturday00:00 - 00:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00
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7820 Macleod Trail South

+1 403 252 0222

Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday00:00 - 00:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00
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9.2 Wonderful

Mar 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

The staff was very friendly and the car was very clean. Unlimited mileage and AMA discount was great.

Cons:

My engine light came on during my trip. They’re also very strict about windshield chips on the driver’s side, more than other companies I’ve rented with.

10.0 Wonderful

Sep 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

everything

Cons:

nothing

10.0 Wonderful

Sep 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

The staff was friendly, they answered all of my questions and we got a fantastic rate!!! The management was amazing, so if you are looking to ever work for a car rental place, I have a feeling this would be a great place to work!

Cons:

100% completely satisfied and will be returning to rent cars there in the future

10.0 Wonderful

Jul 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

When I got a call at the Calgary airport that someone had damaged the SUV set aside for us, Enterprise was ready with options and patient as I discussed those options with my family while on the phone. The 4x4 truck was perfect for our needs and the upgrade was the same price as my original booking. The staff was courteous, friendly, and informative and I shall rent from again when I return.

Cons:

Nothing to report.

10.0 Wonderful

Jun 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

staff were great. I was half an hour late getting back but they waved it. Also had a bit of dog hair and blades of grass in the car. I told them about it and said I would pay for the cleaning. they waved that also saying it was minor. loved the car, Rode easily and hardly used any gas. thank-you! Lois

10.0 Wonderful

Jun 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

Had a nice full-sized car, clean and well-equipped. Had a problem with the "check engine" light coming on while in a remote away from Calgary, but a nearby Enterprise office sent us to a local repair shop that quickly diagnosed the problem (as not being a problem needing to be fixed) for no charge to us, and we were able to continue our trip with confidence in the car.

1 out of 5

Thrifty

7.6

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

8.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

7.6

Value for money

7.3

One location in Downtown

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Locations in Downtown (Calgary)

114 5th Avenue Southeast

+1 877 283 0898

Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday09:00 - 16:00
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9.2 Wonderful

Nov 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

Great staff, the lot is very tight even hard to turn around when dropping off. Other than that awesome.

Cons:

Not sure they would need to increase the lot size.

8.4 Very Good

May 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

Easy drop off. Helpful staff in Calgary downtown location.

10.0 Wonderful

Aug 2018

KAYAK

Pros:

Great customer service. Overall it’s great experience!!!

10.0 Wonderful

Aug 2018

KAYAK

Pros:

A guys who served us were super helpful and tried they best to give us the best service. Thank you

2.0 Poor

Jun 2018

KAYAK

Pros:

Nothing

Cons:

When they arrived at Thrifty's offices, they told me they did not have a car available. They also told me that Kayak is reserving cars without thrisfty having cars available. I lost my business trip because I trusted you. Lost time.

2.0 Poor

Mar 2018

KAYAK

Pros:

Nothing

Cons:

They wouldn’t accept my credit card

1 out of 8

Hertz

7.5

Cleanliness

8.2

Comfort

7.9

Pick-up/Drop-off

7.6

Value for money

7.0

2 locations in Downtown

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Locations in Downtown (Calgary)

114 5th Avenue Se

+1 403 267 1690

Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday09:00 - 16:00
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4101 Macleod Trail, South

+1 403 221 1339

Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday09:00 - 16:00
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10.0 Wonderful

Sep 2022

KAYAK
We took a taxi from the Airport. I would have paid the extra to have the car there to meet us. I left my sunglasses in the car. I would be very delighted to get them mailed to me.

10.0 Wonderful

Dec 2021

KAYAK
The staff gave me excellent service during my time in Calgary. My rental was supposed to be for 5 days, but they advised me I'd be getting a 6th day free as they were closed on the day I was supposed to return the car. They were extremely friendly and informative, and the process was clear and quick. I will definitely be doing business with Hertz again the next time I'm needing a vehicle in Calgary or any other province within Canada!

6.0 Okay

Dec 2021

KAYAK
Got surprised by young driver fees, i selected the age 24 while booking, it gave me those prices, they added additional charges.

8.0 Very Good

Mar 2020

KAYAK

Cons:

Good

4.0 Mediocre

Sep 2019

KAYAK

Cons:

The check in process and subsequent drop off was not done well and not clear. The car was small for a medium sized SUV. We were also told that we could prepay the gas but then told when we arrived that if the tank wasn’t 100% full, no refund for that gas. They should have told us that upfront.

10.0 Wonderful

May 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

The staff was excellent. Very helpful and respectful.

Cons:

Nothing could have been better!!!

1 out of 14

Budget

6.9

Cleanliness

7.6

Comfort

7.8

Pick-up/Drop-off

7.0

Value for money

6.9

4 locations in Downtown

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Locations in Downtown (Calgary)

140 6th Avenue Southeast

+1 403 226 1550

Monday07:00 - 18:00
Tuesday07:00 - 18:00
Wednesday07:00 - 18:00
Thursday07:00 - 18:00
Friday07:00 - 18:00
Saturday07:00 - 18:00
Sunday10:00 - 16:00
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15180 Bannister Road Southeast

+1 403 226 1550

Monday07:00 - 18:00
Tuesday07:00 - 18:00
Wednesday07:00 - 18:00
Thursday07:00 - 18:00
Friday07:00 - 18:00
Saturday07:00 - 18:00
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5210 Macleod Trail Southwest

+1 403 299 6811

Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
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724 6th Avenue Southwest

+1 403 299 6830

Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
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9.6 Wonderful

Oct 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

pick up and drop off was great. customer service was awesome. Ana Maria and Mike were awesome.

9.6 Wonderful

Oct 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

Ana Maria was a great person to deal with. Customer service was par excellence. She was quick to point out the facts and help us out with the rental. Mike was courteous too. I was amazed at their customer service. Prompt and proactive.

Cons:

The vehicle had some side pockets on the door that were not cleaned and there were food crumbs near the gear-shifter from previous rental. We had to wipe it clean with a wet towel and a disinfectant especially in this pandemic environment.

8.4 Very Good

Aug 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

Friendly staff. This is the third time I've rented from this location and there's always a bit of a wait.

Cons:

The after hours drop off worked well but they tell customers "you are responsible for the vehicle until the keys are picked up in the morning". So it feels risky to do it but we had to due to our timelines.

10.0 Wonderful

Jun 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

Great price, great vehicle!

2.0 Poor

Feb 2020

KAYAK

Cons:

The reservation went to the wrong Budget location despite triple checking that the airport location was the one for our trip. The reservation went to the downtown location which was closed by the time my flight arrived, and seeking help with this issue was impossible

10.0 Wonderful

Sep 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

Staff was good and quick. He gave 2020 model car and cleaned.

1 out of 11

Dollar

6.9

Cleanliness

7.7

Comfort

7.6

Pick-up/Drop-off

7.0

Value for money

6.5

One location in Downtown

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Locations in Downtown (Calgary)

114 5th Avenue Southeast

+1 866 434 2226

Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday09:00 - 16:00
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10.0 Wonderful

Apr 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

Manu at Calgary airport did an awesome job. Great service !

Cons:

Nothing, everything was perfect.

2.0 Poor

Feb 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

Nothing

Cons:

Dollar rental car did not have a car to give me, so when i arrived they could not provide the service confirmed.

7.6 Good

Jan 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

Staff was great. Good value. Convenient location.

Cons:

Make sure all vehicles have apple car play. It is safer for travellers and others on the road. Also figure out your lot it is always hard to get in and out. Dangerous even.

10.0 Wonderful

Aug 2022

KAYAK
Location was quite easy to reach. Both pick up and drop off were efficient. Car was great

2.0 Poor

Jul 2022

KAYAK
First the car that was given to me as an SUV is not as I booked, second I received the car at 10 am and returned it 9:40 and they fined me 50 dollars.

10.0 Wonderful

Sep 2021

KAYAK
Provided great suggestions, answered all my questions

1 out of 2

National

8.3

Very Good

No reviews available

Cheapest deal
Most popular

Cleanliness

8.6

Comfort

8.5

Pick-up/Drop-off

8.5

Value for money

8.4

Locations in Downtown (Calgary)

618 5 Ave Sw

+1 403 263 0915

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Discount Car & Truck Rentals

No score available yet

One location in Downtown

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2790, Windsor Street

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Miles Van Rental

No score available yet

One location in Downtown

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57 freeport cres NE

+1 587 393 0709

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Sunnycars

No score available yet

One location in Downtown

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Locations in Downtown (Calgary)

129 17 Ave Se

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312 travellers who rented a car in Downtown gave the car agency they used an average rating of 7.6

Car hire locations in or near Downtown (Calgary)

Good to know

Most popular agency

Avis

Most popular car type

Intermediate

Average price

RM 293/day

Good deal

RM 252/day

When to book a rental car in Downtown, Calgary

Average daily price per month
Car hire prices as pick-up date approaches

Top tips for renting a car in Downtown, Calgary

  • 25% of our users found rental cars in Downtown for RM 252 or less.
  • Book your rental car in Downtown at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price.
  • Luxury rental cars in Downtown are around 48% cheaper than other car types, on average.
  • January is typically the cheapest month to rent a car in Downtown, with prices around RM 122/day. August, in contrast, is often the most costly month, with an average of RM 405/day.
  • If you’re looking to save money and don’t mind renting a car in another neighborhood in Calgary, look for deals in Chinatown, where daily prices are around RM 214/day, or Bridgeland/Riverside (average of RM 281/day).

FAQs about hiring a car in Downtown (Calgary)

  • How much does it cost to hire a car in Downtown?

    On average a car hire in Downtown costs RM 293 per day.

  • What is the best car hire company in Downtown?

    Based on ratings and reviews from real users on KAYAK, the best car hire in Downtown is BUDGET (8.4, 1 reviews).

  • How can I find car hires near me in Downtown?

    Take a look at our extensive car hire location map to find the best car hire deals near you.

  • What is the most popular hire car type in Downtown?

  • How much does a Intermediate car hire cost in Downtown?

  • How much does it cost to hire a car for a week in Downtown?

    On average a hire car in Downtown costs RM 2,051 per week (RM 293 per day).

  • How much does it cost to hire a car long term for a month in Downtown?

    On average a hire car in Downtown costs RM 8,789 per month (RM 293 per day).