Port Hardy car rentals from C$ 86/day

This price is the cheapest per day rate found by a KAYAK user in the last 72 hours by searching for a car rental in Port Hardy with a pick-up date of 23/5 and drop-off date of 25/5. Fares are subject to change and may not be available at all agencies or on all dates of rental. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
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Port Hardy car rental information

Pick-up locationPort Hardy
Car typesEconomy, Full-size, Intermediate, Intermediate SUV, Standard SUV
Rental locations4
Airport locations3
Popular agenciesNational, Budget

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EconomyC$ 88/day
IntermediateC$ 98/day
Full-sizeC$ 86/day
Intermediate SUVC$ 105/day
Standard SUVC$ 136/day
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KAYAK’s top tips for renting a car in Port Hardy

  • Booking a car hire in Port Hardy will not only give you the flexibility to get around Vancouver Island, but will also allow you to explore the stunning natural scenery. By hiring a car, you can embark on scenic drives along the coastline, take in breathtaking views, and stop at various lookout points or hidden gems along the way. Some popular routes include the Pacific Rim Highway (Highway 19) and the North Island Highway (Highway 19).
  • The closest international airport to Port Hardy is the Vancouver International Airport (YVR). Here, you can book your car hire in Port Hardy, choosing from a selection of car hire companies including Hertz and Europcar. The Vancouver International Airport is located in Richmond, British Columbia, approximately 500 km (310 miles) southeast of Port Hardy. You can expect the drive from the airport to Port Hardy to take approximately seven hours.
  • When using car hire in Port Hardy, you should keep in mind that it’s known for its abundant wildlife, including bears, deer, elk and other animals. Wildlife can sometimes wander onto roads, increasing the risk of collisions. Therefore, always be cautious, especially during dawn, dusk, and nighttime hours when visibility is reduced, and watch for wildlife crossing signs. Remember to reduce your speed, and remain alert to the possibility of animals on or near the road.
  • It's good to know when preparing for your trip and booking your Port Hardy car hire that during the winter months or in early morning or late evening hours, darkness or low light conditions occur. In December, there is roughly eight hours of daylight, with sunset usually at around16:00. Therefore, make sure that your hired vehicle's headlights, tail lights, and signal lights are in good working condition. Drive with extra caution during these times and use high beams only when appropriate and not causing discomfort to other drivers.
  • 25% of our users found rental cars in Port Hardy for C$ 91 or less
  • Book your rental car in Port Hardy at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Off-airport rental car locations in Port Hardy are around 5% cheaper than airport locations on average
  • Intermediate rental cars in Port Hardy are around 29% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about renting a car in Port Hardy

  • How much does it cost to rent a car in Port Hardy?

    On average a rental car in Port Hardy costs C$ 104 per day.

  • What is the cheapest car rental company in Port Hardy?

    In the past 72 hours, the cheapest rental cars were found at National (C$ 86/day) and Budget (C$ 98/day). In the last 72 hours the cheapest rental car price was found at National Airport Road V0N 2P0 (10 kilometers from city center).

  • How much is gas price in Port Hardy?

    The average gas price in Port Hardy is C$ 7.26 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a gas tank costs between C$ 87 and C$ 116, depending on the car size.

  • What is the most popular rental car in Port Hardy?

    Intermediate (Toyota RAV4 or similar) is the most frequently booked rental car type in Port Hardy.

  • Which car rental companies are at Port Hardy airport (YZT)?

    The only car rental company onsite at Port Hardy airport is National.

  • Which car rental companies will pick you up at Port Hardy airport (YZT)?

    The only car rental company that offers shuttle or pick-up services from Port Hardy airport to off-airport locations is National.

  • How can I find car rentals near me in Port Hardy?

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

  • How much does an Intermediate car rental cost in Port Hardy?

    An Intermediate car rental in Port Hardy costs C$ 165 per day, on average.

  • How much does a Standard car rental cost in Port Hardy?

    A Standard car rental in Port Hardy costs C$ 232 per day, on average.

  • How much does it cost to rent a car for a week in Port Hardy?

    On average a rental car in Port Hardy costs C$ 725 per week (C$ 104 per day).

  • How much does it cost to rent a car long term for a month in Port Hardy?

    On average a rental car in Port Hardy costs C$ 3,106 per month (C$ 104 per day).

  • What type of car is recommended to hire in Port Hardy?

    When choosing your car hire in Port Hardy, it is important to consider both the weather and road conditions when selecting a vehicle. Port Hardy experiences variable weather conditions, including rain, fog, and potentially icy roads during winter. In such cases, having a car with good traction, equipped with appropriate tyres, or even a four-wheel drive (4WD) or all-wheel drive (AWD) vehicle can be beneficial for added stability and control. Moreover, if you plan to explore more remote areas, you might consider a vehicle with better ground clearance and sturdy construction.

  • What are the speed limits when driving a car hire in Port Hardy?

    When driving in Port Hardy and the surrounding areas of British Columbia, you are legally obliged to travel at 30 km/h (18 mph) in residential and urban areas. This speed restriction also applies to school zones during designated times. On the rural roads, the speed limit is typically 80 km/h (50 mph). However, it's essential to be aware of any posted speed limit signs, as they may vary depending on the specific road and conditions. And on the highways in and around Port Hardy, the speed limit is generally 100 km/h (62 mph).

  • Where are the best places to park in Port Hardy?

    If you're taking a ferry from Port Hardy, the BC Ferries' terminal provides designated car parks for both short-term and long-term parking. These lots are suitable for travellers who need a parking option while they embark on a ferry journey. Parking for the day will cost you around $5.80 (£3.40), and about $11.60 (£6.90) for a daily ticket with a trailer. If you wish to purchase a monthly parking pass, then you will pay around $68.60 (£40.60).

Port Hardy car rental reviews and directory

National

9.6

Wonderful

1 review
Best rated
Cheapest deal
Most popular

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

10.0

Value for money

8.0

One location in Port Hardy

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Locations in Port Hardy

Airport Road

+1 250 949 7121

Monday09:00 - 16:30
Tuesday09:00 - 16:30
Wednesday09:00 - 16:30
Thursday09:00 - 16:30
Friday09:00 - 16:30
Saturday09:00 - 16:30
Sunday09:00 - 16:30

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Budget

8.2

Very good

No reviews available

2 locations in Port Hardy

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Locations in Port Hardy

3675 Byng Road

+1 250 949 6442

Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday09:00 - 16:30
Sunday09:30 - 17:00

4850 Byng Road

+1 250 949 6442

Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday09:00 - 16:30
Sunday09:00 - 16:30

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Sunnycars

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One location in Port Hardy

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Locations in Port Hardy

Airport Road

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One traveller who rented a car in Port Hardy gave the car agency they used an average rating of 8.2

Car rental locations in or near Port Hardy

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Most popular agency

National

Most popular car type

Intermediate

Average price

C$ 104/day

Good deal

C$ 91/day

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