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You can specify required rental date and time, vehicle category, pick-up/return location criteria in the white form above. In case your return location is different from the pick-up location, check the box 'Different Drop Off Location?'.

The preset location address: Airport Parking Garage, Vancouver International Airport, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, area 'Vancouver - Airport International'.

Alteration of the current rental location can be performed in three ways:
-by entering your desired destination in the 'Pick-up' field;
-by following the links to location pages shown below;
-by using the Vancouver interactive map on the left.

Hire process in Vancouver - Airport International
Rental service. At the airport of Vancouver, provides cars to rent in all categories: economy, compact, full-size, minivan, SUV and cabrio. Renting a car in the airport is always cheaper than in other rental locations around Vancouver.

Reservation. When filling in the reservation form, always specify your flight number to Vancouver. This helps our rental supplier to control the car logistics based on the actual flight landing time. Also, read the car rental conditions carefully. They specify the required documents to be brought to the desk in Vancouver - Airport International.

Finding the office. Upon landing follow the signs 'Car Rental' to find the rental location 'Vancouver - Airport International'. These signs can be found in the baggage area and in the arrival hall of the Vancouver airport.

Communication. Keep the phone numbers of our support team and the rental office in 'Vancouver - Airport International' with you during the trip (both numbers are provided in the confirmation voucher). In case of any deviations from the plan or delays, please make a notification call to the rental desk as soon as possible. In case of problems at the 'Vancouver - Airport International' office, make a live phone call to our support.

At the office. Ask your rental officer in 'Vancouver - Airport International', whether it is possible to upgrade the vehicle. Often, rental companies of Canada use the opportunity to make the customer happy by an upgrade. Also ask for telephone numbers to be used in case of car damage or theft situations.

Return. At the rental desk in 'Vancouver - Airport International', ask the officer how tolerant the rental company is to the 'too-late' returns. Normally, a one hour delay is not penalized in Canada.

We wish you great holidays and fantastic time in Vancouver!

FAQ on the rental steps

'OrangeSmile.CarTrawler' enables advanced search through the most complete and up-to-date database of actual car rental offers in Vancouver, as well as an instant 3-step reservation service for your selected vehicle. All the booking stages, including the confirmation voucher, are provided in most common languages, including English. We guarantee that regardless of your rental dates, at the location 'Vancouver - Airport International' you will always find a car at a price that will be lower than in other rental companies.
Typical models of vehicles in Vancouver
Mini & economy hatchback: Chevrolet Matiz, Kia Picanto and Hyundai Accent
Compact & intermediate sedan: Toyota Auris, Chevrolet Cobalt and Toyota Avensis
Full-size saloon & station wagon: Ford Taurus, Pontiac Grand Prix and Nissan Maxima
Premium & luxury limousine: Lincoln Towncar, Ford Grand Marquis and Buick Lucerne CXL
Minivan & minibus, 7-15 pax: Chevrolet Suburban 8 Seater, Chrysler Voyager and Ford Clubwagon 15 Seater
SUV, crossover & off-road vehicle: Chevrolet Blazer, Jeep Cherokee and Nissan Pathfinder 4WD
Cabriolet, roadster & convertible: Mini Cooper, Chrysler Sebring Convertible and VW Eos Convertible
Rental locations near Vancouver
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  » Duncan - 68.8 km
  » Bellingham - 69.2 km
  » Chilliwack - 84.3 km
Vancouver - Airport International and car rental services

Airport location, terminals and transportation

Vancouver International Airport is located on Sea Island in Richmond, Canada. It is considered one of the main air terminals of the country by traffic, as its terminals serve more than 17 million people a year. The airport was built in 1929. This modern air facility consists of three terminals. The Domestic and International Terminals are connected and, combined, are often referred to as the Main Terminal. The South Terminal (also referred to as Airport South) is situated in another part of the airport. It mainly handles domestic flights. Courtesy shuttles transport passengers between the South Terminal and the other two terminals. Besides, seaplane service is available. The airport operates 4 runways.

The airport is linked to Downtown Vancouver and Downtown Richmond by the Canada Line rapid transit rail system. This rapid transit line passes through the station placed between the two terminals, which are the Domestic and International Terminals. Coaches depart from the stops next to the terminals. Limousine, taxi (Level 2 of the arrival area) and car sharing services are available.

Rental offices, how to find them, where to return car

In order to rent a car, one should proceed to the parkade opposite the terminal. The offices of the car rental companies (Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Thrifty, Hertz, National, and Zipcar) are found on the first floor of the parkade.

At the airport, the companies may provide cars for people with disabilities. So as to get such a vehicle, one should make a reservation from the selected company at least 48 hours in advance. The companies operating at the airport include a customer facility charge in the rental cost.

The passengers of Vancouver International Airport can use the car rental services of such companies as Enterprise, Discount car and Routes. They can get to the car rental facilities of these companies by the courtesy shuttles provided from the curbside Courtesy Shuttle zones.

There is the only car rental company in the South Terminal, which is National. The service outlet is positioned on the first arrival level of the terminal, opposite the baggage carousel. Rental vehicles are collected from the parking lot of the South Terminal.

Long-term and short-term parking, hotels nearby

Parking spaces are provided at Vancouver International Airport in Value Long-Term Parking Lot, jetSet Parking Lot and the Parkade. Valet parking is located curbside near the terminals. A free shuttle service is available to and from jetSet Parking Lot. One can reach the economy parking lot by trains which run from the airport to Templeton Station or by free shuttle service. Advance booking guarantees the availability of a necessary parking space. Furthermore, there are various parking programs and promotions.

In addition, hourly, daily and weekly parking lots are set beside the South Terminal.

Hotel courtesy shuttle buses provide transportation to the majority of hotels nestled in the vicinity of the airport. They depart from the two terminals. The nearest hotels in Richmond are the Abercorn Inn, the Days Inn, the Four Points By Sheraton, the Holiday Inn and others. In Vancouver, passengers of the airport may take advantage of the services of the Coast Hotel.
Car hire in Canada
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 » Hamilton: 6 rental offices
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 » Guelph: 6 rental offices
 » Edmonton: 6 rental offices
 » Halifax: 5 rental offices
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