Car Rental in Halifax

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Cheapest Car Rental Rates

Halifax Hollis
Economy
Chevrolet Spark or similar
Chevrolet Spark
  • 4
  • 1
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
National
$34.26 / per day
Halifax Airport
Compact
Kia Rio or similar
Kia Rio
  • 5
  • 5
  • 2
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Thrifty
$55.66 / per day
Halifax Airport
Intermediate
Toyota Corolla or similar
Toyota Corolla
  • 5
  • 1
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Dollar
$56.87 / per day
Halifax Airport
Full-size
Chevrolet Malibu or similar
Chevrolet Malibu
  • 5
  • 2
  • 2
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Avis
$64.61 / per day

Most Popular Car Rental Deals

Halifax Airport
Standard
Volkswagen Jetta or similar
Volkswagen Jetta
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Alamo
$88.56 / per day
Halifax Airport
Premium Regular Cab Pickup
Chevrolet Silverado or similar
Chevrolet Silverado
  • 5
  • 4
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Alamo
$90.84 / per day
Halifax Airport
Mini Van
Dodge Grand Caravan or similar
Dodge Grand Caravan
  • 7
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Avis
$100.05 / per day
Halifax Airport
Luxury
Audi A4 or similar
Audi A4
  • 5
  • 3
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Alamo
$109.32 / per day
The above prices are only approximate and were last updated at 03:28 on 2024-05-18. Prices may vary based on the booking dates, length of rental, and car class.

Travel Information

Languages
English, French
Currency
CAD
Drive on
Right-hand side
Country code
+1
Average car rental price
$75 per day
Average car rental length
9 days
Speed limit within town
40 - 70 km/h or 25 - 43 mph
Speed limit out of town
80 - 110 km/h or 50 - 68 mph
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.08%
Rating
9.0 / 10

One-Way Car Rentals in Halifax

The most popular one-way rental options for pick up in Halifax and drop off in another city include:

  • From Halifax to Quebec City - 15 offers from $91.72 per day
  • From Halifax to Vancouver - 21 offers from $132.97 per day
  • From Halifax to Charlottetown - 6 offers from $83.69 per day

Top 20 Cities near Halifax

  1. 164.5 km / 102.2 miles
  2. 646.4 km / 401.7 miles
  3. 667.9 km / 415 miles
  4. 804.2 km / 499.7 miles
  5. 880.5 km / 547.1 miles
  6. 954.8 km / 593.3 miles
  7. 1,268.9 km / 788.5 miles
  8. 1,288.3 km / 800.5 miles
  9. 1,290 km / 801.6 miles
  10. 1,324.6 km / 823.1 miles
  11. 1,424.1 km / 884.9 miles
  12. 1,589.1 km / 987.4 miles
  13. 1,999.2 km / 1,242.2 miles
  14. 2,576.6 km / 1,601 miles
  15. 3,102.1 km / 1,927.6 miles
  16. 3,230.4 km / 2,007.3 miles
  17. 3,682.4 km / 2,288.1 miles
  18. 3,745.2 km / 2,327.2 miles
  19. 4,142.2 km / 2,573.8 miles
  20. 4,195.3 km / 2,606.8 miles

Map of Car Rental Locations

What is the cheapest month to rent a car in Halifax?

Car rental prices in Halifax vary by time of year. This graph shows the average prices per month to help you find the best time of year to rent.
Average rental costs per day in Halifax
January
$56.28
February
March
$58.74
April
$64.46
May
$83.82
June
$96.88
July
$100.41
August
$72.77
September
$54.99
October
$45.61
November
$85.84
December
The cheapest month to rent a car in Halifax is November (when prices average $45.61 per day). This is 37% cheaper than the yearly average and 55% cheaper than renting in August (when prices average $100.41).

This information can help you identify the low season. But these are only average numbers. How much your car rental will cost will depend on the type of vehicle you rent, how long you’ll rent it for, and how far ahead you book. Simply enter your dates in the form at the top of the page to see the exact prices.

What’s the usual rental length in Halifax?

How long travelers keep their rental cars for varies from month to month: in June, the average renter keeps their car for 10 days, and in April, they keep their car for 3 days.
Average number of rental days in Halifax
January
6
February
March
3
April
6
May
10
June
10
July
7
August
10
September
10
October
10
November
3
December

What's the most popular month to rent a car in Halifax?

Based on the number of searches by our customers, the most popular month for renting a car in Halifax is May, and the least popular is February.
Monthly searches in Halifax by pick-up date relative to the average
January
18%
February
March
54%
April
250%
May
143%
June
125%
July
125%
August
107%
September
107%
October
36%
November
36%
December

Most Popular Car Models of Rental Suppliers

Rental Supplier Model Doors Luggage Type
Avis Ford Escape 5 2 SUVs
Avis Hyundai Elantra 4 2 Large cars
Alamo Toyota Camry 4 2 Large cars
Alamo Toyota RAV4 4 4 SUVs
Alamo Kia Forte 4 3 Large cars
Avis Hyundai Elantra 2 2 Large cars
Dollar Hyundai Sonata 4 2 Large cars
Alamo Chevrolet Malibu 4 4 Large cars
Dollar Toyota Corolla 4 1 Large cars
Hertz Nissan Kicks 5 2 SUVs

FAQ

Do I need a Canadian license to rent a car?
No, you can rent a car with a foreign driver's license, but you may need an International Driving Permit (IDP) if your license isn't in English or French.
Can I take a rental car picked up in Halifax to another province?
Yes, you can take a rental car to other provinces except for Newfoundland. Be sure to let the rental company know your plans in advance, though.
How old do I have to be to rent a car in Halifax?
You have to be at least 21 years old to rent in Halifax. If you're under 25, you're likely going to be charged an additional young driver fee. For some vehicles, the minimum age is 25.
Can I rent a car in Halifax and drop it off somewhere else?
One-way rentals from Halifax may be possible. Be sure to enter your preferred drop-off location when searching to see the available options and total costs.

Our Customers' Reviews

Because we want to make sure each review listed here is left by a real customer, we don’t have an option to post a review here. Instead, we ask each and every customer to leave a review after they return their rental car. This way, you know that all reviews are authentic, verified, and trustworthy.

Portugal
Hyundai Elantra
June 3, 2023
Very easy drive around Nova Scotia for an European driver. We drove all the way around the south part of Nova Scotia and everything went well. I recommend to rent a car, it's the easiest way to visit around.
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Top 8 Suppliers in Halifax in 2024

Alamo
Alamo
Very good 8.5 / 8 reviews
2 locations
$80 - $218
Hertz
Hertz
Very good 8.1 / 3 reviews
3 locations
Avis
Avis
Very good 8.1 / 2 reviews
2 locations
$58 - $184
National
National
Very good 8.1
2 locations
$34 - $229
Dollar
Dollar
Good 7.9 / 1 review
2 locations
$55 - $115
Budget
Budget
Good 7.8
1 location
Thrifty
Thrifty
Good 7.7 / 3 reviews
2 locations
$55 - $141
Enterprise
Enterprise
Good 7.7
1 location
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