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Halifax, NS, Canada
21 Apr — 28 Apr
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Halifax, NS, Canada
Wed 21/4
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Wed 28/4
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Halifax car rental Information

Pick-up locationHalifax
Car typesCompact, Compact SUV, Economy, Full-size, Full-size SUV, Intermediate, Intermediate SUV, Minivan, Standard, Standard SUV, Supplier choice
Rental locations27
Airport locations5
Popular agenciesThrifty, Dollar, Enterprise

Cheap car rentals in Halifax

C$ 17/dayEconomy
C$ 17/dayCompact
C$ 19/dayIntermediate
C$ 19/dayStandard
C$ 19/dayFull-size
C$ 39/dayMinivan
C$ 43/dayFull-size SUV
C$ 21/daySupplier choice
C$ 23/dayIntermediate SUV
C$ 27/dayCompact SUV
C$ 30/dayStandard SUV
Best rates found by KAYAK users in the past hours.

Halifax car rental reviews and directory

From C$ 53/dayRated #1
Enterprise
Best rated
8.9 Excellent (137 reviews)
4 locations in Halifax
Enterprise
Locations in Halifax
1161 Hollis St+1 902 423 0227
Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday00:00 - 00:00
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17-120 Susie Lake Cres+1 902 450 1427
Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
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Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00
2000 Barrington St+1 902 446 4388
Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00
3387 Kempt Rd.+1 902 453 6929
Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday08:00 - 17:00
Sunday12:00 - 16:00
  • 9
  • 9.1
  • 9
  • 8.7
  • 8.9
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From C$ 66/dayRated #2
Budget
8.9 Excellent (46 reviews)
4 locations in Halifax
Budget
Locations in Halifax
1554 Hollis Street+1 902 492 7542
Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
1717 Grafton Street+1 902 492 7963
Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
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Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday08:00 - 17:00
Sunday09:00 - 12:00
3275 Kempt Road+1 902 492 7535
Monday07:00 - 18:00
Tuesday07:00 - 18:00
Wednesday07:00 - 18:00
Thursday07:00 - 18:00
Friday07:00 - 18:00
Saturday08:00 - 17:00
Sunday09:00 - 12:00
362 Lacewood Drive Unit 14+1 902 450 7368
Monday07:00 - 18:00
Tuesday07:00 - 18:00
Wednesday07:00 - 18:00
Thursday07:00 - 18:00
Friday07:00 - 18:00
Saturday08:00 - 17:00
Sunday09:00 - 12:00
  • 9
  • 9.1
  • 8.9
  • 9
  • 8.7
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From C$ 39/dayRated #3
Hertz
Cheapest deal
Most popular
8.7 Excellent (48 reviews)
2 locations in Halifax
Hertz
Locations in Halifax
1 Bell Blvd+1 902 873 3700
Monday08:00 - 17:00
00:00 - 00:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
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Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
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Thursday08:00 - 17:00
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Friday08:00 - 17:00
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Sunday08:00 - 17:00
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1919 Upper Water St+1 902 421 1763
Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
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Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday08:00 - 17:00
Sunday08:00 - 17:00
  • 8.9
  • 8.9
  • 8.5
  • 8.7
  • 8.2
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From C$ 52/dayRated #4
Thrifty
8 Excellent (36 reviews)
2 locations in Halifax
Thrifty
Locations in Halifax
1 Bell Blvd+1 877 283 0898
Monday10:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 00:00
Tuesday10:00 - 23:59
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Wednesday10:00 - 23:59
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Thursday10:00 - 23:59
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Friday10:00 - 23:59
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Saturday10:00 - 23:59
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Sunday10:00 - 23:59
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1181 Hollis St+1 902 422 4455
Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday08:00 - 17:00
Sunday08:00 - 17:00
  • 8.1
  • 8.3
  • 7.8
  • 8.1
  • 7.9
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From C$ 70/dayRated #5
Avis
9.6 Excellent (10 reviews)
4 locations in Halifax
Avis
Locations in Halifax
1554 Hollis Street+1 902 492 7542
Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
1717 Grafton Street+1 902 492 2847
Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday08:00 - 17:00
Sunday09:00 - 12:00
3275 Kempt Road+1 902 429 6382
Monday07:00 - 18:00
Tuesday07:00 - 18:00
Wednesday07:00 - 18:00
Thursday07:00 - 18:00
Friday07:00 - 18:00
Saturday08:00 - 17:00
Sunday09:00 - 12:00
362 Lacewood Drive+1 902 450 2847
Monday07:00 - 18:00
Tuesday07:00 - 18:00
Wednesday07:00 - 18:00
Thursday07:00 - 18:00
Friday07:00 - 18:00
Saturday08:00 - 17:00
Sunday09:00 - 12:00
  • 9.8
  • 9.8
  • 9.8
  • 9.2
  • 9.8
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From C$ 47/dayRated #6
Europcar
8.8 Excellent (8 reviews)
2 locations in Halifax
Europcar
Locations in Halifax
** Please Go To Discount Counter **+1 902 873 3049
2790 Windsor Street, Halifax Ns+1 902 453 6762
  • 9.7
  • 9.7
  • 8.2
  • 8
  • 8.5
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From C$ 102/dayRated #7
Alamo
8.5 Excellent (7 reviews)
1 location in Halifax
Alamo
Locations in Halifax
1161 Hollis Street+1 902 423 0227
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
  • 9.1
  • 9.4
  • 8
  • 7.4
  • 8.8
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From C$ 46/dayRated #8
Dollar
7.5 Good (19 reviews)
2 locations in Halifax
Dollar
Locations in Halifax
1 Bell Blvd+1 866 434 2226
Monday10:00 - 23:59
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Tuesday10:00 - 23:59
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Wednesday10:00 - 23:59
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Thursday10:00 - 23:59
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Friday10:00 - 23:59
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Saturday10:00 - 23:59
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Sunday10:00 - 23:59
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1181 Hollis St+1 902 453 6925
Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday08:00 - 17:00
Sunday08:00 - 17:00
  • 8
  • 8
  • 7.3
  • 7.1
  • 7.2
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From C$ 57/day
Discount Car & Truck Rentals
2 locations in Halifax
Discount Car & Truck Rentals
Locations in Halifax
6031 Livingston Street
Halifax Port
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Sunnycars
2 locations in Halifax
Sunnycars
Locations in Halifax
1 Belle Blvd.
1161 Hollis Street
Recent reviews
keddy by Europcar
1 location in Halifax
keddy by Europcar
Locations in Halifax
6031 Livingstone Street, Halifax+1 902 453 6762
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From C$ 76/day
National
1 location in Halifax
National
Locations in Halifax
1161 Hollis Street+1 902 423 0227
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
Recent reviews
311 travellers who rented a car in Halifax gave the car agency they used an average rating of 8.7

Car rental locations in or near Halifax

Good to know

Most popular agency

Hertz

Most popular car type

Intermediate

Average price

C$ 78/day

Good deal

C$ 56/day

When to book a rental car in Halifax

Average daily price per month
Rental car prices as pick-up date approaches

Top tips for renting a car in Halifax

  • Halifax is the major economic and cultural hub of Nova Scotia and Atlantic Canada. A rental car is the best transport choice as it will provide the scope to enjoy the breathtaking rugged coastline and reach major tourist attractions such as Peggy’s Cove with ease. Halifax has extensive maritime cultural history, which cannot be truly understood without traveling along the jagged coastline roads and stopping by small rural towns such as Duncan’s Cove and Clam Harbour.
  • Halifax Stanfield International Airport is located 35 km (22 miles) from the downtown district and, thanks to the quiet and uncongested roads, will take approximately 40 minutes to reach by car. Major car rental companies such as Alamo, Avis, Hertz, Thrifty, and Budget have counters at Halifax Stanfield International Airport and are located on the lower level of the airport parking area. Once you have picked up your baggage, follow the signage displayed Airport Parkade and you will have the keys in your hand before you know it.
  • Despite being a major industrial hub for Atlantic Canada, Halifax holds on to its small-town culture -- and this is represented on the roads. Pedestrians are always given priority and often cross at random sections of the street. Therefore, keep a careful eye out for pedestrians and cyclists, especially in built-up residential areas or in the downtown district.
  • Driving around Halifax is a peaceful experience; road congestion is a rarity and commuters are known to travel at appropriate speeds and yield. If you plan on traveling west towards the rural community of Peggy’s Cove, take the scenic northern route (103 Highway, then Peggy’s Cove Road) and enjoy the wonderful scenery and lighthouses along the way.
  • 25% of our users found rental cars in Halifax for C$ 56 or less
  • Book your rental car in Halifax at least 7 days before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Off-airport rental car locations in Halifax are around 16% more expensive than airport locations on average
  • Standard rental cars in Halifax are around 33% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about renting a car in Halifax

  • Some car rental companies in Halifax which have updated their car rental health and safety policies due to COVID-19 to make sure vehicles are clean and disinfected include Hertz, Budget and Dollar

  • On average a hire car in Halifax costs C$ 78 per day.

  • In the past 72 hours, the cheapest rental cars were found at Thrifty (C$ 23/day), Enterprise (C$ 34/day) and Dollar (C$ 37/day). In the last 72 hours the cheapest rental car price was found at Thrifty 1 Bell Blvd B2T 1K2 (27 kilometers from city center).

  • Based on ratings and reviews from real users on KAYAK, the best car rental companies in Halifax are Budget (9.0, 54 reviews), Enterprise (8.9, 181 reviews), and Hertz (8.0, 218 reviews).

  • The average gas price in Halifax is C$ 5.47 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a gas tank costs between C$ 66 and C$ 87, depending on the car size.

  • Intermediate (Hyundai Elantra or similar) is the most frequently booked rental car type in Halifax.

  • Car rental companies onsite at Halifax Intl airport include Hertz, Dollar, Thrifty and Europcar.

  • Car rental companies that offer shuttle or pick-up services from Halifax Intl airport to off-airport locations include Hertz, Discount Car & Truck Rentals, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Avis, Thrifty, Alamo, Ace and National.

  • Take a look at our extensive car rental location map to find the best rental cars near you.

  • A Intermediate car rental in Halifax costs C$ 79 per day, on average.

  • A Compact car rental in Halifax costs C$ 67 per day, on average.

  • A Economy car rental in Halifax costs C$ 63 per day, on average.

  • In Halifax, cars are most frequently rented at Thrifty 1 Bell Blvd (27 km from city centre ).

  • On average a rental car in Halifax costs C$ 548 per week (C$ 78 per day).

  • On average a rental car in Halifax costs C$ 2,349 per month (C$ 78 per day).

  • A car that can handle the winding coastal roads surrounding Halifax with ease should be your preferred choice for your trip. An intermediate sedan such as the Toyota Corolla or Hyundai Elantra will provide the optimal handling capabilities and let you cruise between seaside towns with joy.

  • Unless otherwise indicated, the speed limit in urban areas of Halifax is 50 km/h (31 mph). Be wary to check if you are traveling in a school zone, as the speed limit would then be reduced to 30 km/h (18 mph). The majority of highways in close proximity to Halifax have a speed limit of 80 km/h (49 mph) or 90 km/h (55 mph).

  • You can expect to pay approximately $0.98 Canadian Dollars per liter in Halifax, which equates to approximately $2.93 USD per gallon. Be careful when driving extensive distances along the coastline, as smaller independent gas stations sometimes charge a premium because of their isolated location. It is best to fill up with a full tank before leaving the urban metropolis of Halifax.

  • On-street parking is affordable and abundant throughout Halifax, with the cost per hour in the downtown district only $1.50 ($1.15 USD). To make things even easier, the city provides free on-street parking on weekdays after 6 pm and all day on the weekends.