Car Rental in Canada
A full range of automatic vehicles is available from Avis Canada, from a Chevrolet Sonic compact vehicle to a Chevrolet Suburban premium 4WD. Avis has depots throughout Canada; please ask for details regarding the vehicle categories available at specific locations.
Please note that named vehicles are given as examples only – similar vehicles may be used within each group.
Our vehicle rental factsheets include full details regarding insurance excess reduction options, minimum hire periods, one-way rental fees and other local payments. These do vary depending on the location and category of vehicle hire.
All drivers must be 21 years old or over and hold a current non-probationary drivers licence (with an English translation shown on the licence) from their home country. An International drivers licence will be accepted as long as it is accompanied by a home country licence. Drivers from 21 to 24 years will be required to pay a young drivers surcharge of CA$25 per day. Additional driver fees apply – currently $25 per person, per rental.
Avis has a non-smoking policy for all its vehicles.
You may want to consider taking an upgraded cover with Insurance4CarHire, which must be purchased before your departure from the UK. Take advantage of an excess protection package from just £3.99 per day or an annual policy from £49.99.
How does Excess Reimbursement Insurance work?
Excess Reimbursement Insurance is a voluntary insurance, which is useful if there is an excess applicable to your car hire. The cover applies to the individual, so you are covered, even if you change the car hire company or the type of car that you have hired.It is designed to repay the excess or repair costs you have to pay under the terms of the rental agreement following damage to the rental vehicle. The reimbursement of the excess is subject to the exclusions detailed in the terms and conditions.
The policy can be bought up to 364 days in advance, right up to before you collect the rental vehicle.You can choose to buy either an Annual policy, which will provide cover for multiple hires throughout the period of cover, or a Daily policy which will provide cover specifically for the days that you request it.
What is covered
Key features and benefits include:
- Excess on damage and theft up to £6,500 per year
- Drivers aged 21 to 85 years old (inclusive)
- Covers damage to the windows, undercarriage, roof, tyres and headlights not otherwise covered by damage waivers from car hire companies
- Damage caused by using the wrong type of fuel: up to £500 per claim and £2,000 per year
- You (the policyholder), plus up to seven additional drivers named on your rental agreement
What is not covered
Please be aware that for this policy is only valid for residents of the United Kingdom, Spain, France, Italy, Germany, Ireland, Sweden or the Netherlands. Coverage exclusions include:
- Damage to the interior or contents of the car
- Drivers must be aged between 21 and 85 years of age
- Rentals contracts cannot be longer than 60 continuous days
- Where damage is the result of driving off-road
- If the market value of the Rental Vehicle exceeds £120,000
Full details of what is and isn’t covered can be found in the policy wording. The policy documents are available in English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Swedish and Dutch. These can be found on the product description pages of the insurance4carhire website.
You can buy this insurance through the following link: www.insurance4carhire.com/discovertheworld or call 0844 892 1770.