|Pick-up location||St. John's|
Some car hire companies in St. John's which have updated their car rental health and safety policies due to COVID-19 to make sure vehicles are clean and disinfected include Alamo, Budget and Avis
On average a hire car in St. John's costs £45 per day.
Based on ratings and reviews from real users on KAYAK, the best car hire company in St. John's is Enterprise (8.7, 80 reviews).
The average price of fuel in St. John's is £3.43 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a tank of fuel costs between £41 and £55, depending on the car size.
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In St. John's, cars are most frequently hired at Budget 100 World Parkway (4 miles from city centre).
On average hiring a car in St. John's costs £312 per week (£45 per day).
On average a car hire in St. John's costs £1,339 per month (£45 per day).
What type of car is recommended for driving in St. John's? If you're just driving in the city, a small, compact car is a good option as it's easy to park downtown. If you're traveling through Newfoundland, you may prefer an SUV, and in the summer months a convertible may be a great option as it allows you to drive with the top down through the scenic routes. Families can opt for a minivan.
The speed limit within the city is typically 50 kilometers per hour (30 miles per hour), but it can be lower in certain residential areas, in which case signs will be posted. Speed limits on rural roads can range from 60 to 80 km/h (37 to 50 mph), and on highways they range from 100 to 110 km/h (62 to 68 mph).
The average petrol prices in St. John's are about $4.66 CAD ($3.49 USD) per gallon. Average prices can go as low as $4.03 CAD ($3.02 USD) per gallon and as high as $5.36 CAD ($4.01 USD) per gallon. Petrolin Canada is expressed in Canadian dollars per liter. There are very few big cities across Newfoundland, so plan your refueling stops well so you don't run out of gas.
Street parking in St. John's must be paid between 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday. Parking meters usually have a two-hour time limit, and cost about $0.25 CAD for 10 minutes. Some streets may observe overnight parking restrictions during winter due to snow clearing operations. Brunswick Square shopping center also offers free parking on weekends.