General Conditions for car rental in Canada


At time of rental, when picking-up a car, AVIS customers may choose to accept or to decline optional coverage or insurance by checking into the corresponding box (accept or reject). Once the contract is signed and coverage/insurance is accepted, it will not be refundable.

• Currency:
Canadian Dollar (CAD)
• Minimum age:
25 years.
Customers under 25 years old (ages 21-24) can rent certain groups of vehicles, if they present a prepaid voucher issued with rates published on this website including LDW (Loss Damage Waiver). They must pay a daily Young Driver fee. 
Luxury cars, mini-vans, 12-passenger vans, specialty cars, and SUVs are only rented to drivers 25 years or older.

Minimum age and underage surcharges can vary by location. Please verify at time of booking.
• Driver’s License/Passport:
At time of rental, a valid driver's license from country of residence and passport are required. In case of presenting an international driver’s license, it should be presented together with the driving permit of the country of origin and the passport.
• Credit Card:
The renter will be required to present an international credit card accepted by AVIS at the time of rental. Avis will generally request an authorization hold against the customer’s account for the estimated extra charges not included in the Voucher, such as gasoline, the deductible of the insurance, etc.
• Debit Cards:
Debit cards are not accepted for the guarantee deposit in Canada.

Additional Charges

• Additional drivers: Starting from CAD 10.00 per driver, per day, depending on the starting rental location. Must be at least 25 years of age. All additional drivers must meet the same driver's license requirements as the renter. All additional drivers must be present at time of pick-up of the rental vehicle.

Travel into other countries

Vehicles rented in Canada can be driven throughout the Canadian Provinces with no restrictions. Based on availability; One-way rentals may be allowed to some Canadian cities.

Vehicles rented in Canada can be driven throughout the continental US, based on availability. 
Exception: Cars rented from Regina or Moose Jaw are not allowed to be driven into the United States.
Some restrictions may apply.

Please request more information at time of booking.

Vehicles must always be returned in Canada.

Vehicles rented in Canada are not allowed to travel into Alaska. 

Vehicles rented in Canada are not allowed to travel into Mexico. 

( ! ) Information and values are subject to change without prior notice. 
( ! ) All values are subject to tax unless otherwise specified.

Last Update: 07/19/2017