|Car types||Compact, Economy, Full-size, Intermediate, Intermediate SUV, Luxury, Premium, Standard|
|Popular agencies||National, Avis|
Collision damage waiver and theft protection are insurance options that cover renters from paying high penalty fees if the car is stolen or returned damaged. Some Hamilton car providers already include Collision Damage Waiver (CDW) and Theft Protection Waiver into the rental price but not all of them. We recommend always be aware of your coverage when renting a car in in Hamilton.
Keep in mind that car hire excess insurances often have a deductible clause, which is the amount you’ll have to pay if something happens during the time of your rental. If you want to avoid unwanted surprises, you should consider adding a no-deductible option to your Hamilton car rental.
Some car hire companies in Hamilton which have updated their car rental health and safety policies due to COVID-19 to make sure vehicles are clean and disinfected include Avis, Budget and National
On average a hire car in Hamilton costs £42 per day.
In the past 72 hours, the cheapest car hires were found at Avis (£67/day) and National (£72/day). In the last 72 hours the cheapest hire car price was found at Avis 9300 Airport Road L0R 1W0 (7 miles from the city centre).
Based on ratings and reviews from real users on KAYAK, the best car hire company in Hamilton is Enterprise (8.5, 98 reviews).
The average price of fuel in Hamilton is £3.44 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a tank of fuel costs between £41 and £55, depending on the car size.
Intermediate (Hyundai Elantra or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in Hamilton.
The only car hire company onsite at Hamilton airport is Budget.
Car hire companies that offer shuttle or pick-up services from Pearson Intl airport to off-airport locations include Dollar, Budget, Thrifty, MEXRENTACAR, Zoom Rent A Car, Avis, Alamo, Hertz, Discount Car & Truck Rentals and National.
Take a look at our extensive car hire location map to find the best car hire deals near you.
A Intermediate car hire in Hamilton costs £27 per day, on average.
A Mini car hire in Hamilton costs £30 per day, on average.
A Economy car hire in Hamilton costs £31 per day, on average.
In Hamilton, cars are most frequently hired at Avis 237 Main Street East (1 miles from city centre).
On average hiring a car in Hamilton costs £295 per week (£42 per day).
On average a car hire in Hamilton costs £1,264 per month (£42 per day).
If you want to fit in with the locals, you should drive a car that they like. Some of the most popular cars driven around Ontario include cars manufactured by Dodge, Chevrolet, Toyota, and Ford. Choose from a sedan, SUV, or minivan, depending upon the number of passengers you’ll have with you.
The speed limit on residential streets in Hamilton is quite slow. You’ll be expected to drive a maximum of 24 mph (or 40 km) whenever you are in neighborhoods and 18 mph (or 30 km/h) when driving near a school. Once you are on the freeway, you can drive as fast as 62 mph (or 100km/h). Main roads around the city typically have allowed speeds of 50 mph (or 80 km/h) unless marked otherwise.
Hamilton petrol prices are lower than in most other cities and provinces in Canada. It is also lower than the national average. When going to the pump in Hamilton, you’ll typically pay $0.78/liter ($0.974 in Canadian dollars) for petrol, which comes out to about $2.95 USD per gallon. This price will sometimes increase on weekends and during the holidays.
There is ample metered parking in downtown Hamilton. Nonetheless, this is offered as short-term parking only. If you want to park for more than a couple of hours, you should consider a parking lot or garage such as Eaton Centre Parkade or the lot on Bay Street and Market.