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Nova Scotia car rentals

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Cheap car rentals in Nova Scotia

Chevrolet Sonic Sedan car
Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
or similar SMALL
2
2
4-5
C$ 47/day
Nissan Versa car
Nissan Versa
or similar SMALL
4
2
4-5
C$ 39/day
Hyundai Elantra car
Hyundai Elantra
or similar MEDIUM
5
3
2/4
C$ 41/day
Volkswagen Jetta car
Volkswagen Jetta
or similar MEDIUM
5
3
2/4
C$ 56/day
Chevrolet Malibu car
Chevrolet Malibu
or similar LARGE
5
2
2/4
C$ 51/day
Jeep Wrangler car
Jeep Wrangler
or similar SUV
2
2
4-5
C$ 134/day
Dodge Grand Caravan car
Dodge Grand Caravan
or similar VAN
5
5
4-5
C$ 61/day
Class Full-size SUV car
Class Full-size SUV
or similar SUV
5
2
4-5
C$ 90/day
Nissan Maxima car
Nissan Maxima
or similar LARGE
5
5
2/4
C$ 84/day
Chrysler 300 car
Chrysler 300
or similar LUXURY
5
5
2/4
C$ 56/day
Ford Mustang Convertible car
Ford Mustang Convertible
or similar CONVERTIBLE
5
3
2/4
C$ 126/day
Dodge 1500 car
Dodge 1500
or similar PICKUPTRUCK
5
3
2/4
C$ 65/day
Cadillac XT5 car
Cadillac XT5
or similar SUV
5
5
4-5
C$ 129/day
Class Special Car car
Class Special Car
or similar Category
5
5
2/4
C$ 40/day
Ford Escape car
Ford Escape
or similar SUV
5
3
4-5
C$ 45/day
Class Special Sedan car
Class Special Sedan
or similar MEDIUM
5
5
2/4
C$ 46/day
Ford Edge car
Ford Edge
or similar SUV
5
3
4-5
C$ 54/day
Nissan Rogue car
Nissan Rogue
or similar SUV
4
2
4-5
C$ 60/day
Subaru Outback car
Subaru Outback
or similar MEDIUM
5
3
4-5
C$ 106/day
Jeep Wrangler Unlimited car
Jeep Wrangler Unlimited
or similar SUV
5
2
2/4
C$ 134/day
Ford Transit Cargo car
Ford Transit Cargo
or similar COMMERCIAL
5
3
2/4
C$ 157/day
Ford Mustang car
Ford Mustang
or similar LUXURY
5
5
2-3
C$ 176/day
Best rates found by KAYAK users in the past 48 hours.

Top tips for renting a car in Nova Scotia

  • Over the past couple of years, car manufacturers have been making vehicle with a variety of different controls. If you’d like to rent a car in Nova Scotia, it’s vital that you select a vehicle whose controls you know how to operate. If you choose a car whose controls you’re not familiar with, you may find it difficult to operate, which can be both frustrating and unsafe. Given that plenty of Nova Scotia car rentals offer a broad range of rental cars, finding a car whose controls you are familiar with is relatively easy.
  • Before settling on a particular car rental, you should consider how much it costs to fuel. If you’re on a budget, renting a standard rental car is advisable because they have a reputation for being fuel-efficient, so it won’t be expensive to fill up the tank. On the other hand, if you value comfort more than anything else, you should consider renting a premium SUV. If you choose a premium SUV rental car, you’ll likely spend more on fuel than an individual who has rented a standard rental car, but you’ll enjoy more comfort, as premium SUVs are known for being quite comfy and luxurious.
  • When looking for a rental car company in Nova Scotia, you should consider where you plan to go with the car as well as the number of people you plan to go with. If you plan to visit a place with rough roads while with three or four of your loved ones, you should choose an all-terrain car rental. However, booking a compact rental car is advisable if you plan to visit an area with well-paved roads with just two people. Apart from the factors mentioned above, you should consider your luggage needs when looking for a car rental. If you will have more than three bags, a luxury car rental is appropriate, while if you will only have a bag or two, an intermediate car rental would be a good car rental choice.
  • If you’d like to rent a car in Nova Scotia, you’ll need to present the proper documents, including a credit card and a valid driver’s license. It’s worth noting that some Nova Scotia car rental companies also ask for an authentic photo ID before renting out a car to a client. Without the necessary documents, you won’t be able to rent a car, so before visiting your preferred Nova Scotia car rental, make sure that have everything you need for a smooth transaction.
  • 25% of our users found rental cars in Nova Scotia for C$ 98 or less
  • Book your rental car in Nova Scotia at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Off-airport rental car locations in Nova Scotia are around 24% more expensive than airport locations on average
  • Standard rental cars in Nova Scotia are around 60% more expensive than other car types, on average

FAQs about renting a car in Nova Scotia

  • Should I rent a car in Nova Scotia?

    While touring Nova Scotia, renting a car would be prudent because with a rental car, you can visit a majority of the region’s fun parks, restaurants, and even nature parks with unmatched ease. With a rental car, you can also save yourself lots of time because you won’t have to wait for taxis or buses; you can travel on your own schedule.

  • What is driving like in Nova Scotia?

    Driving in Nova Scotia is a straightforward, pleasant experience. You’ll drive with ease in this area of Canada because you won’t have to compete for the road with pedestrians and cyclists, as both these groups have their own dedicated pathways. Nova Scotia roads also have superbly placed road signs, so you’ll be able to navigate easily without confusion, even if you’ve never visited the area before.

  • How old do you have to be to rent a car in Nova Scotia?

    To rent a car in Nova Scotia, you must be at least twenty one years old, but it’s worth noting that those below twenty five usually pay a bit more than those above this age because drivers under twenty five are deemed riskier drivers. Therefore, if you’re below the age of twenty five, you should be prepared to pay a surcharge fee.

  • How much does it cost to rent a car in Nova Scotia?

    On average a rental car in Nova Scotia costs C$ 120 per day.

  • What is the most popular rental car in Nova Scotia?

    Standard (Ford Edge or similar) is the most frequently booked rental car type in Nova Scotia.

  • What is the cheapest car rental company in Nova Scotia?

    In the past 72 hours, the cheapest rental cars were found at Avis (C$ 40/day), Budget (C$ 41/day) and Thrifty (C$ 56/day).

  • What is the best rental car company in Nova Scotia?

    Based on ratings and reviews from real users on KAYAK, the best car rental companies in Nova Scotia are Budget (8.8, 182 reviews), Avis (8.6, 93 reviews), and Enterprise Rent-A-Car (8.4, 86 reviews).

  • How can I find car rentals near me in Nova Scotia?

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

  • Where should I rent a car in Nova Scotia?

    Based on car searches on KAYAK, the most popular cities to rent a car in Nova Scotia are Halifax (95% of total searches of users looking to rent a car in Nova Scotia), Sydney (2%) and Dartmouth (1%).

  • How much does it cost to rent a car for a week in Nova Scotia?

    On average a rental car in Nova Scotia costs C$ 830 per week (C$ 119 per day).

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

    On average a rental car in Nova Scotia costs C$ 3,555 per month (C$ 119 per day).

Car rental locations in Nova Scotia

Car rental directory

  • enterprise

    Enterprise Rent-A-Car car rental locations in Nova Scotia

    27 Locations

  • avis

    Avis car rental locations in Nova Scotia

    13 Locations

  • budget

    Budget car rental locations in Nova Scotia

    13 Locations

  • hertz

    Hertz car rental locations in Nova Scotia

    6 Locations

  • discount

    Discount Car & Truck Rentals car rental locations in Nova Scotia

    5 Locations

  • national

    National car rental locations in Nova Scotia

    5 Locations

  • thrifty

    Thrifty car rental locations in Nova Scotia

    4 Locations

  • keddy

    keddy by Europcar car rental locations in Nova Scotia

    4 Locations

  • dollar

    Dollar car rental locations in Nova Scotia

    3 Locations

  • europcar

    Europcar car rental locations in Nova Scotia

    3 Locations

  • sunnycars

    Sunnycars car rental locations in Nova Scotia

    3 Locations

  • alamo

    Alamo car rental locations in Nova Scotia

    2 Locations

Good to know

Most popular agency

Hertz

Most popular car type

Standard

Average price

C$ 119/day

Good deal

C$ 98/day

When to book a rental car in Nova Scotia

Average daily price per month
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