To collect your car the lead driver should present a Valid driver's license, Passport or National Identity Card, Credit or debit card in the lead driver's name, Home and local (hotel, villa etc) address and a Booking confirmation email. Any other requirements at collection will be clearly explained in your booking confirmation email.
Car rentals in Canada are usually fully insured with an excess amount. You can either purchase Essential cover for the excess or choose Premium cover to reduce the excess amount to zero. We clearly explain all of the insurance details every step of the way.
Security deposit amounts vary for each car rental supplier in Canada. You can easily find the lowest security deposit options using our search filters
Yes, you can cancel your booking with a full refund anytime up until 48 hours before you collect the car.
All of our rentals in Canada include a full to full fuel policy. You'll pick the car up with a full tank of fuel and be asked to leave a small deposit for fuel when you collect the car. The deposit is refunded when you return the car with a full tank.
You will have been provided with car hire location collection details with your confirmation email. Spend some time to read through how to find the vehicle rental pick up location before you begin your trip
Always check the wheels and locks for damage as well. Locks and wheels are easy to miss if you're in a hurry to begin your trip
Be sure to check the fuel type for the car and check which side of the vehicle the fuel cap is on
All the rentals listed on the website include a full to full fuel policy. We recommend that you double check that the tank is full before you set off. If it isn't you must inform the rental company before driving away
Spending some time to photograph and report any damage, whether internal or external, will help to prevent any problems with the vehicle rental company when returning the car
Beside the exterior, it's also recommended documenting any damage to the inside of the car and informing the car hire provider before driving away
If you've not already ,check the vehiclerental terms. There may be additional charges for border crossing etc so make sure you understand these.
Stress Free Car Rental are based in Manchester UK and we are on a mission to make hiring a car Stress Free for our customers
You can use the filters on the search results to find your perfect car rental, including rentals with an automatic transmission, diesel engine and reduced insurance excess options.
Car rental availability can change significantly at different times of the year. peak holiday times are an important thing to recognise that affects car hire prices. Factor this in when planning your rental in advance.
Extra drivers are available to book in advance on our website on step two of our booking process. In most cases you will pay for extra drivers when you collect the car.
Vehicle Models at each car hire location can vary. The car rental company will always provide you with a car in the same vehicle class but the exact make may vary from the one listed. If you require a particular model, at most car rental locations we provide options to reserve guaranteed models from selected suppliers . Use the filters on the website to find guaranteed model rentals.
Stressfreecarrental.com only offer car rental that includes a full to full fuel policy. Full to full is always better value compared to the alternatives.
Before you start your journey take some time to familiarise yourself with the vehicle and its controls. This is especially important if you normally drive a manual transmission on the other side of the road.
When driving overseas many countries have very strict regulations on consuming alcohol when driving. To be safe, we strongly recommend not to drink any alcoholic drinks at all when driving your vehicle
If you are given a traffic violation fine when driving in Canada the car hire company will deduct this amount from the credit card you have on record. If this happens you will be informed by email when this has been processed
if you normally drive on the opposite side be extra careful at road circles. You should navigate traffic circles in an anti-clockwise direction, giving priority to cars currently on the road circle to your left.
If you'd like to drive across a border into another country, be sure to check the terms and conditions for cross border fees and to let the car hire provider know. If you don't there is a possibility that your insurance will be invalidated if you are involved in a situation where the car is damaged or stolen
Driving in Canada is on the right side of the road
If you'd like to leave the car in a alternative place to the place you collected it from, any extra one way fees are included in the pricing detailed on the website.
Pay with Visa, Mastercard or an American Express debit card or credit card provided by a bank or credit card company when hiring a car on our website.
Stress Free Car Rental accepts a large number of different currencies including Euros (EUR), British Pounds (GBP), US Dollars (USD) and Australian Dollars (AUD).
We've made it really simple on our website to filter which car hire partners will accept debit card. Just use the filters on the second page to compare which car rental partners will accept your card type on collection.
If you've chosen Essential or Basic Cover with your car rental, it usually means that you will have to have a credit card in the name of the lead driver when you collect the car. You'll usually be given the opportunity to pay for a top up policy by the rental partner at the collection desk, which then enables you to use a debit card in the name of the lead driver.
One important thing to consider when deciding if you'd like to use a debit card at the collection desk, car hire companies sometimes block an excess on the lead drivers credit card, the credit card hold can be a considerable amount of money and if you opt to pay using a debit card this might be debited from your account and not refunded until weeks after completion of your rental contract.
It can be good to know the alternative currency and payment options for your car hire in Canada, as some payments for add ons (such as Sat Nav and child seats) might have to be settled in the local currency (by credit card or debit card) when you pick up the car.
Quite often, rentals that come with the Premium Cover option enable you to use a debit card when you pick up the car without any extra fees. You're able to compare if a debit card is accepted, along with all of the car hire excess and insurance options on the second step of our booking process.
It's worth remembering that quite frequently car hire brands that do allow debit card at the desk are not as cost effective as car hire companies that accept credit card only.
Would you like us to accept payments with a method other than credit card or debit card? Do contact us to let us know. We are open to new ideas about how to improve our service to make arranging your car rental as Stress Free as it can be.
We compare prices on a wide range of car makes and models. Whether you’re looking for a small car to run around town, or perhaps a large SUV, a people carrier or a convertible for a road trip around | Canada, we’ve got you covered.
When you're travelling with 2 large suitcases, we suggest taking a look at a rental in the Large Car category. Large cars come with lots of of space for up to 5 people along with 2-3 large suitcases and a couple of smaller bags.
From smaller SUVs such as the Rav4 or Jeep Renegade to larger SUVs like the Nissan Rogue and Ford Expedition , we include a huge selection for you to compare on the site before booking your rental in Canada.
Transporting a lot of luggage? Want to take a lot of stuff with you but not enough to require a van? Perhaps one of our estate cars will meet your requirements. We list estate car deals from all of the brands you can trust in Canada.
Looking to hire a car that's a bit special when you are in Canada? The Prestige Car Hire category compares rental deals for prestige car brands such as BMW, Range Rover and Mercedes.
We offer a vast selection of small cars, including Fiat 500s, Ford Kas, Nissan Micras and many more, perfect to drive around narrow streets ,remember though, but don't forget that you will have limited luggage space so it's best to pack light. .
Feel the wind in your hair as you drive around Canada in your convertible car rental. Stress Free Car Rental finds great value deals on convertibles of all sizes from Mustangs to Fiat 500s.
Planning a trip with a lot of passengers in Canada? Whether it’s a big family holiday or a golf vacation, we compare 12 seat and 15 seat van and minibus deals from a wide range of rental brands.
If you don't see a car, people carrier or minibus that you'd like to rent, or if you have any queries regarding trunk space or car seat config, please don’t hesitate to contact the team at Stress Free Car Rental.
If your plans change we'll process your refund in under 24 hours. All rentals booked with us can be cancelled up until 48 hours before collecting the vehicle
All car hire brands on our website are following local government guidelines re vehicle sterilisation and social distancing at the collection desk.