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Car Rental Montreal

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Popular rental locations in Montreal

The following rental locations are the most popular for renting a car in Montreal

Economy class Montreal

Do you have an economic mindset? Then go for a rental car in economy class. These cars are slightly bigger than the ones in the mini-class, but it's still easy on the wallet. A car in this class is a great fit for two persons or a small family, but if you want more room or luxury, select a car from a higher class You can rent a car from this class at this destination (Montreal) starting at per day. Rent a car without hassle? Choose our Worry-Free label. You can rent the cheapest car in this class with the Worry-Free label from per day at Alamo.

Compact class Montreal

Compact rental cars: not too big and not too small Enough room for a couple with two children, including luggage. A spacious rental car at an affordable price. Compact rental cars are very popular, so book your car as early as possible because, before you know it, there won't be any cars available in this category. You can rent a car from this class at this destination (Montreal) starting at per day. Rent a car without hassle? Choose our Worry-Free label. You can rent the cheapest car in this class with the Worry-Free label from per day at Thrifty.

Intermediate class Montreal

Renting a mid-class car might be a good idea if a compact vehicle is just a tick too small. These cars offer a comfortable ride to a family or group of 4 or 5 people. Storing luggage is also no problem. And mid-class cars barely use any more energy or gas than a compact vehicle. You can rent a car from this class at this destination (Montreal) starting at per day. Rent a car without hassle? Choose our Worry-Free label. You can rent the cheapest car in this class with the Worry-Free label from per day at Thrifty.

Standard class Montreal

A standard-class rental car offers extra comfort, with space for a group of 5. These cars are a little smaller than full-size cars, but they're still fairly large cars. A standard-class rental car offers ideal transport across longer distances. You can rent a car from this class at this destination (Montreal) starting at per day. Rent a car without hassle? Choose our Worry-Free label. You can rent the cheapest car in this class with the Worry-Free label from per day at Thrifty.

Full-size class Montreal

A full-size-class rental car not only offers a lot of room, but also luxury and ease. These are the ideal family cars for up to 5 people, making longer trips more comfortable. These cars also have a lot of luggage space. Do reserve your full-size rental car in advance, though, as there is often limited availability. You can rent a car from this class at this destination (Montreal) starting at per day. Rent a car without hassle? Choose our Worry-Free label. You can rent the cheapest car in this class with the Worry-Free label from per day at Thrifty.

Rent a luxury car Montreal

Ride like royalty, and rent a car from the most luxe brands, like Audi, BMW, Volvo, or Mercedes. You'll be driving in style, surrounded by an extremely comfortable luxury interior with a car from this category. We can help you find a friendlier price tag in this more expensive class of luxury rental vehicles. You can rent a car from this class at this destination (Montreal) starting at per day. Rent a car without hassle? Choose our Worry-Free label. You can rent the cheapest car in this class with the Worry-Free label from per day at Alamo.

Rent an SUV Montreal

SUV stands for Sports Utility Vehicle. It's a great car for vacations because the high seating position lets you enjoy the surroundings more and gives you a better view of the road. This segment includes small, medium-sized and large rental cars, so keep this in mind when renting an SUV. You can rent a car from this class at this destination (Montreal) starting at per day. Rent a car without hassle? Choose our Worry-Free label. You can rent the cheapest car in this class with the Worry-Free label from per day at Thrifty.
Car type
Economy
Compact
Intermediate
Standard
Full-size
Luxury
SUV

Car rental companies in Montreal

Below are the car rental companies in Montreal with the best ratings. Compare all ratings and prices of these rental companies in one search.

  • Enterprise

    8.7 (1687)
    No rates available
  • National Car Rental

    8.6 (378)
    From € 42 / day
  • Alamo

    8 (7778)
    From € 41 / day
  • Thrifty

    7.9 (4742)
    From € 29 / day
  • Hertz

    7.8 (6042)
    From € 39 / day
  • Budget

    7.8 (8847)
    From € 81 / day
  • Avis

    7.7 (5258)
    From € 37 / day
  • Discount

    7.5 (29)
    No rates available
  • Dollar Rent a Car

    7.5 (3760)
    From € 29 / day
  • Europcar

    7.1 (7170)
    No rates available
  • ACE Rent A Car

    4.9 (3)
    No rates available
  • Economy Rent a Car

    No reviews
    No rates available

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When is the best time to book a rental car in Montreal?

Montreal - When is the cheapest time to rent a mini class car?

At this destination (Montreal), July is the cheapest month to rent a mini class car. The average price is /day. The rest of the year, the average price is /day to rent a car. July is the most popular month to rent a mini class car at this destination, the average price is /day. To ensure a wide selection and the best rates, we advise booking your rental car well in advance. Waiting until the last minute may result in limited options and higher prices.

Montreal - When is the cheapest time to rent a economy class car?

At this destination (Montreal), March is the cheapest month to rent an economy class car. The average price is /day. The rest of the year, you pay an average of /day to rent a car October is the most popular month to rent an economy car at this destination (Montreal), you will pay on average /day. To ensure a wide selection and the best rates, we advise booking your rental car well in advance. Waiting until the last minute may result in limited options and higher prices.

Montreal - When is the cheapest time to rent a compact class car?

At this destination (Montreal), March is the cheapest month to rent a compact class car. The average price is /day. The rest of the year, the average price is /day. October is the most popular month to rent a compact class car at this destination, the average price is /day. To ensure a wide selection and the best rates, we advise booking your rental car well in advance. Waiting until the last minute may result in limited options and higher prices.

Montreal - When is the cheapest time to rent a intermediate class car?

At this destination (Montreal), February is the cheapest month to rent an intermediate class car. The average price is /day. The rest of the year, the average price is /day. July is the most popular month to rent an intermediate class car at this destination, the average price is /day. To ensure a wide selection and the best rates, we advise booking your rental car well in advance. Waiting until the last minute may result in limited options and higher prices.

Montreal - When is the cheapest time to rent a standard-class car?

At this destination (Montreal), December is the cheapest month to rent a standard class car. The average price is /day. The rest of the year, the average price is /day to rent a car. July is the most popular month to rent a standard class car at this destination, the average price is /day. To ensure a wide selection and the best rates, we advise booking your rental car well in advance. Waiting until the last minute may result in limited options and higher prices.

Montreal - When is the cheapest time to rent a full-size car?

At this destination (Montreal), December is the cheapest month to rent a full-size class car. The average price is /day. The rest of the year, the average price is /day. September is the most popular month to rent a full-size class car at this destination, the average price is /day. To ensure a wide selection and the best rates, we advise booking your rental car well in advance. Waiting until the last minute may result in limited options and higher prices.

Montreal - When is the cheapest time to rent a luxury car?

At this destination (Montreal), March is the cheapest month to rent a luxury class car. The average price is /day. The rest of the year, the average price is /day. July is the most popular month to rent a luxury class car at this destination, the average price is /day. To ensure a wide selection and the best rates, we advise booking your rental car well in advance. Waiting until the last minute may result in limited options and higher prices.

Montreal - When is the cheapest time to rent a SUV?

At this destination (Montreal), March is the cheapest month to rent an SUV. The average price is /day. The rest of the year, the average price is /day. July is the most popular month to rent an SUV at this destination, the average price is /day. To ensure a wide selection and the best rates, we advise booking your rental car well in advance. Waiting until the last minute may result in limited options and higher prices.

Montreal - When is the cheapest time to rent a MPV?

At this destination (Montreal), March is the cheapest month to rent an MPV. The average price is /day. The rest of the year, the average price is /day. October is the most popular month to rent an MPV at this destination, the average price is /day. To ensure a wide selection and the best rates, we advise booking your rental car well in advance. Waiting until the last minute may result in limited options and higher prices.

Car rental companies in and around Montreal

If you are looking for a rental car in Canada, but in a city other than Montreal, please click through to the Car rental Canada page, where you can choose in which city in Canada you want to rent a car.

Car rental locations in Montreal

EasyTerra Car Rental Montreal compares prices of car rental companies at the following locations:

1073 Drummond Street
10830 Boulevard La Jeunesse
1206 Rue Stanley
1225 Metcalfe Street
159 Rue Saint antoine Ouest
5885 Boulevard Decarie
6220 Boulevard Decarie
895 De La Gauchetiere Ouest

Location information for Montreal

Introduction

Montreal is the second city of Canada and the largest city in Francophone Québec. Its many skyscrapers are reminiscent of New York, but Montreal is far less hectic than that American city. The old city and the hold harbour area (Vieux-Montréal and Vieux-Port) consist of picturesque streets and houses. What is special about Montréal is the underground city: an enormous subterranean complex with shops, offices, cafes, restaurants, cinemas, metro stations and also a conference centre (Palais des Congrès). Many of the people of Montréal come there to escape the traffic and the rough weather conditions in the winter or the hot summer.

Population

The city itself has over a million and a half inhabitants, but the urban area has a population of over 3.5 million. About two-thirds of the people speak French, about 20% speak English. In addition, there is a fairly large immigrant community which has neither French nor English as its mother tongue.

Location

Montréal is located in the south-west of the province of Québec, about 720 kilometres to the south-west of Québec City and 190 kilometres to the east of the Canadian capital Ottawa. New York lies over 600 kilometres to the south. The city is built on an island (Île de Montréal) where the Saint Lawrence and Ottawa rivers meet. The Saint Lawrence connects the Great Lakes in the west to the Atlantic Ocean in the east. In the north, Montréal borders on the Rivière des Prairies.

Economy

The economic crises of the 1970's and 1980's hit the city hard. It was not until the mid-1990's that the city managed to get back on its feet, thanks to the arrival of new industries in the form of telecommunication, software development, aviation and the development and production of medicines. The port has become less important, although it still plays a role in the transport of bulk good between North-America and Europe.
Also, the head offices of the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) and the International Air Transport Association (IATA) are located there. The movie industry also offers an important economic contribution. Many movies are produced in Montréal and the city organizes important film festivals.

Airports

There are two international airports near Montréal, one for passenger flights and one for freight. Airport Mirabel - to the north-west of the city - was built to become the most important airport of Montréal. Now, only it is only used to haul freight.
Passenger flights depart from Montréal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport. The people of Montréal still call it Dorval Airport, which is its old name. The airport is located to the west of Montréal, and it can be reached in half an hour via Highway 20. There are many direct international connections, to places like Amsterdam, London, Paris and Frankfurt.
There is a shuttle bus (Aérobus) to the centre of the city and a city bus to the Gare Dorval train station.

Public transport

Société de Transport de Montréal (STM) operates the metro and buses in the city. There are special tourist tickers that are valid for one or three days, and that can be used on all public transport. In the summer, these tickets can be bought at all metro stations, in the winter only at the larger stations Berri-UQAM, Peel and Bonaventure.
The latter of these stations is situated near the central train station (Gare Central) of Montréal. There are regular train connections to Ottawa (2 hours) Toronto (4.5 hours) and Québec City. Once a day there is an Amtrak bound for New York (10 hours).

Traffic and Parking

Like many other major cities, Montréal has a traffic problem. Part of it is due to its being built on an island: building bridges and tunnels to the other side of the wide Saint Lawrence river is expensive. For cars there are only four bridges and one tunnel. The more northerly Rivière des Prairies is much smaller, and it has eight bridges.

The indications 'north, south, east and west' on traffic signs do not correspond exactly with their points on the compass. Streets from the Rivière des Prairies to the Saint Lawrence river are indicated as running from north to south, while in fact they run from north-west to south-east.
Saint Laurent Boulevard is the main street, also indicated as 'The Main'. The traverses have the added 'east' (Est) or 'west' (Ouest). In the suburbs of Montréal you are allowed to turn right at a red traffic light, but not in the centre of the city. The penalty for violating this rule of high.

Finding a place to park your car in the street in the city centre is not easy. It is better to use the public transport there. Do not ever park near a parking space with a red label. Those are reserved exclusively for residents with a parking permit. In the winter you need to watch out for snow cleaners. When they sweep a streets, all cars must be removed.

Hotels

The cosiest hotels and bed & breakfast accommodations are located In old Montréal (Vieux-Montréal) and near the old port (Vieux-Port). Although, of course, prices vary, they are usually not very high by international standards, All international hotel chains are represented downtown. We do recommend booking your hotel room in advance.

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Practical information

  • Currency
    Canadian dollar
  • Driving direction
    Right
  • City speed limit
    50 km/h
  • Freeway speed limit
    50 - 100 km/h
  • Language
    English, French
  • Popular car category
    Intermediate

What most people want to know

The following questions and answers are a selection of the most popular questions. If you do not find the answer to your question, have a look at the Frequently Asked Questions page or contact us.

Is EasyTerra Car Rental the cheapest?

Yes, we offer a guarantee of the lowest price - because we compare various retailers, we can always offer you the best price in town.

What do I need to do when picking up a car?

To pick up your car, you will need your voucher, passport, driver's license and a credit card. It is very important that your driver's license and credit card are in the same name as the main driver. Keep in mind that the local rental company will reserve a certain amount on your credit card as a deposit. This requires the PIN code for your credit card. If your driver's license is foreign (for example, in Chinese), you must bring a translation with you. Only your original passport and driver's license will be accepted - a copy is not sufficient.

Are there any additional costs?

Our rates are all-inclusive. Our reservation department will inform you in advance should additional costs apply. You can always cancel your booking free of charge if you do not agree (this must be done at least 48 hours prior to the start of the car hire period).

What kind of insurance is applicable to my car rental?

In general, Liability Insurance, Fire Insurance, All-Risks Insurance and Theft Insurance are included in the cost of your rental car.

What is a worry-free label?

Only rental companies with a high level of customer satisfaction are eligible to be included in our Worry-Free selection. This rate includes excess cover and unlimited kilometres. Your vehicle will be provided and must be returned with a full tank of fuel. With a vehicle from our Worry-Free selection, you can travel with peace of mind and no hidden costs.

How can I change or cancel my reservation?

You can cancel your reservation through "My Account". We recommend contacting us by phone if your changes to your booking or cancellation takes place at short notice (48 hours or less).

When will I get a confirmation of my booking?

Most reservations will receive confirmation within minutes after payment takes place. We recommend contacting our Booking Department for last minute reservations (pick-up within 48 hours).

Which car rental companies are compared by EasyTerra Car Rental at this location?
  • Enterprise
  • National Car Rental
  • Alamo
  • Thrifty
  • Hertz
  • Budget
  • Avis
  • Discount
  • Dollar Rent a Car
  • Europcar
  • ACE Rent A Car
  • Economy Rent a Car
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