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Oshawa car rentals from $41/day

This price is the cheapest per day rate found by a KAYAK user in the last 72 hours by searching for a car rental in Oshawa with a pick-up date of 8/2 and drop-off date of 8/9. Fares are subject to change and may not be available at all agencies or on all dates of rental. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
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Cheap car rentals in Oshawa

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Mitsubishi Mirage car
Mitsubishi Mirage
or similar SMALL
2
2
2/4
$56/day
Nissan Versa car
Nissan Versa
or similar SMALL
4
2
4-5
$56/day
Hyundai Elantra car
Hyundai Elantra
or similar MEDIUM
5
3
2/4
$53/day
Chrysler 200 car
Chrysler 200
or similar MEDIUM
5
3
4-5
$61/day
Chevrolet Malibu car
Chevrolet Malibu
or similar LARGE
5
2
4-5
$55/day
Chevrolet Impala car
Chevrolet Impala
or similar LARGE
5
5
2/4
$64/day
Dodge 1500 car
Dodge 1500
or similar PICKUPTRUCK
5
3
2/4
$59/day
Class Special Car car
Class Special Car
or similar Category
5
5
2/4
$41/day
Ford Escape car
Ford Escape
or similar SUV
5
3
4-5
$61/day
Ford Edge car
Ford Edge
or similar SUV
5
3
4-5
$67/day
Best rates found by KAYAK users in the past 48 hours.

KAYAK’s top tips for renting a car in Oshawa

  • Opting for an Oshawa car hire would be the most practical choice for those who enjoy travelling. The ability to explore even the most isolated locations without established public transportation networks is made possible by a hire car in Oshawa. Furthermore, flexibility is essential. In contrast to other forms of public transportation, which follow a set schedule, car hire in Oshawa enables you to choose your schedule and travel without interruptions. Among the locations you can visit in your hire car in Oshawa includes Lakeview Park, located 5 km (3 miles) from the city centre, and it will take you approximately 7 minutes to complete the journey.
  • Oshawa is a town served by a couple of airports for those who wish to fly into the town. Among the airports serving it include the Pearson Airport (YYZ), the Island Airport (YTZ), the Hamilton Toronto Airport (YHM), and the Kitchener-Waterloo Toronto Airport (YKF). All these airports have hire car companies in their arrival terminals. You can choose your car hire in Oshawa, complete the necessary paperwork, and drive away from the airport in your vehicle in under 10 minutes.
  • Always drive on the right side of the road, heed traffic signals, and adhere to posted speed limits when driving your car hire in Oshawa. Becoming familiar with the Ontario Highway Traffic Act is crucial if you want comprehensive details on the local laws and regulations. Oshawa provides crossings, bike lanes, and sidewalks for pedestrians and bicyclists. Give space to cyclists when sharing the road, and be careful to yield to pedestrians at crossings. Watch out for cyclists and pedestrians, especially in downtown areas and nearby schools and residential areas, to prevent accidents.
  • Driving your car hire in Oshawa can present some difficulties. Like many other cities, Oshawa constantly deals with construction and road work projects. It may lead to temporary lane reductions, road closures, and detours, which would consequently cause delays. Watch for construction-related signs and be ready to modify your driving as necessary. In the winter, Ontario is subjected to severe weather, which includes snowfall and icy roads. Oshawa is no exception, and you might run into slick roads and poor visibility during the winter. Driving carefully, keeping a safe distance from other cars, and fitting your car with the right winter tyres are all necessary. In Oshawa, there is a thriving community of cyclists and pedestrians. Protect vulnerable road users by paying attention to crossings, bike lanes, and shared pathways.
  • 25% of our users found rental cars in Oshawa for $32 or less
  • Book your rental car in Oshawa at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Mini rental cars in Oshawa are around 186% more expensive than other car types, on average

FAQs about renting a car in Oshawa

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

    On average a rental car in Oshawa costs $42 per day. But prices differ between operators and you can save money through a price comparison of car rental deals from different agencies. The cheapest price for a car rental in Oshawa found in the last 2 weeks is $20.

  • What is the cheapest car rental company in Oshawa?

    In the past 72 hours, the cheapest rental cars were found at Hertz ($41/day), Budget ($53/day) and Avis ($56/day). In the last 72 hours the cheapest rental car price was found at Hertz 333 King Street West Unit 1 L1J 1J8 (1 miles from city center).

  • How much is gas price in Oshawa?

    The average gas price in Oshawa is $4.99 per gallon over the past 30 days. Filling up a gas tank costs between $60 and $80, depending on the car size.

  • What is the most popular rental car in Oshawa?

    Mini (Dodge Grand Caravan or similar) is the most frequently booked rental car type in Oshawa.

  • Which car rental companies are at Pearson Intl airport (YYZ)?

    Car rental companies onsite at Pearson Intl airport include Hertz, City Car & Truck Rental, SURPRICE CAR RENTAL, Hub Rent a Car, York Car Rental, Europcar, Dollar, Thrifty, Payless and ACO Rent A Car.

  • Which car rental companies will pick you up at Pearson Intl airport (YYZ)?

    Car rental companies that offer shuttle or pick-up services from Pearson Intl airport to off-airport locations include Hertz, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Zoom Rent A Car, Budget, Alamo, Avis, Dollar, Thrifty, National, and Swift Rent a Car.

  • How can I find car rentals near me in Oshawa?

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

  • How much does a Mini car rental cost in Oshawa?

    A Mini car rental in Oshawa costs $157 per day, on average.

  • How much does an Economy car rental cost in Oshawa?

    An Economy car rental in Oshawa costs $30 per day, on average.

  • How much does a Compact car rental cost in Oshawa?

    A Compact car rental in Oshawa costs $43 per day, on average.

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

    On average a rental car in Oshawa costs $317 per week ($45 per day).

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

    On average a rental car in Oshawa costs $1,359 per month ($45 per day).

  • Should I get insurance when renting a car in Oshawa?

    Most car rental providers in Oshawa offer insurance but the level of protection can differ substantially. If you're unsure whether to get extra protection for your car rental in Oshawa, check out KAYAK's car rental insurance guide.

  • How many car agencies are operating in Oshawa?

    KAYAK has deals for you to compare from 5 car rental agencies in Oshawa.

  • What do I need to know before booking a car rental in Oshawa?

    Finding the right price, understanding the add-ons and staying up to date with policy changes can be a challenge. That’s why KAYAK has produced the ultimate guide to renting a car to help you cut though the jargon and make the right choice for your rental car. Find tips and insights for how to book your rental, what car rental insurance you’ll need, how to deal with a car rental agency and what extra fees to expect (and avoid!).

  • Why should I use KAYAK to rent a car in Oshawa?

    KAYAK searches thousands of car rental agencies to provide you with offers from all car rental agencies operating in Oshawa so that you can compare car rental rates, reviews and pick-up and drop-off locations to find the best deal for you.

  • What type of car is recommended for driving in Oshawa?

    How many people you want to bring with you will determine the type of vehicle rental in Oshawa that you select. We strongly suggest renting a van if you're travelling with a group of people or even your family because it will drastically save your parking and fuel costs. However, if you're travelling by yourself, a compact car hire in Oshawa will make it a lot simpler for you to navigate through the area's narrow roads.

  • What's the speed limit in Oshawa?

    Oshawa's typical speed limit is 50 km/h (31 mph). However, some places might have slower speed limits, especially in residential or school zones, where they might be as low as 30 km/h (19 mph). In general, the speed limits are higher on highways and rural roads. Rural highways typically have a speed limit of 80 or 90 km/h (50 or 56 mph), You are encouraged to look out for the signage along the road for the appropriate speed limits to be on the safe side of the law.

  • Where are the best places to park in Oshawa?

    Various municipal parking facilities in Oshawa's downtown are conveniently situated. The Queen Street Parking Garage, the Athol Street Car Park, and the Centre Street Car Park are famous examples. Both hourly and daily parking choices are available in these lots. In Oshawa, retail centres often have plenty of parking available for visitors. The Oshawa Centre and Harmony Creek Plaza, two well-known retail centres, provide sizable parking areas for those with hire cars in Oshawa. It costs about C$2 (£1.2) for parking per hour and around C$10 (£6) for parking per day.

Oshawa car rental reviews and directory

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

8.8

Very good

11 reviews
Best rated

Cleanliness

7.6

Comfort

8.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

8.8

Value for money

7.6

4 locations in Oshawa

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Locations in Oshawa

1051 Simcoe St N

+1 905 215 1199

Monday08:00 - 17:30
Tuesday08:00 - 17:30
Wednesday08:00 - 17:30
Thursday08:00 - 17:30
Friday08:00 - 17:30
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00

184 King St. West

+1 905 571 1571

Monday00:00 - 00:00
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423 Bloor St West

+1 905 728 3370

Monday08:00 - 17:30
Tuesday08:00 - 17:30
Wednesday08:00 - 17:30
Thursday08:00 - 17:30
Friday08:00 - 17:30
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00

444 Taunton Rd E

+1 905 404 1679

Monday00:00 - 00:00
Tuesday00:00 - 00:00
Wednesday00:00 - 00:00
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10.0 Wonderful

Apr 2024

KAYAK
Loved the simplicity of the booking and pick up. Unfortunately located discarded food and empty water bottle in vehicle after pickup. Also found passenger window switch was not working properly. In the end, Enterprise stepped up and owned the issues which as a customer I coukd not ask for more.

4.0 Mediocre

Aug 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

Quick on drop off.

Cons:

Waited 45 minutes for the car. Car was dirty. Second time I rent from there in last couple months (only option since I am taking car Oshawa to North Bay and North Bay has limited rental places).... and both times, I book pick up from one location, and no one informs me that pick up location has changed. This time at least I called ahead to check. They have said each time, it's cause my number is wrong and they can't call me to inform me of different pick up location. Well I know my number and almost certain I don't even put one in at time of booking with you guys... If I do input a number then obviously it's not getting to Enterprise correctly. Also, couldn't they just email me??? Pain in the butt. Why is that pick up location an option if it isn't even open??? Update your website.

2.0 Poor

Apr 2018

KAYAK

Pros:

I got a vehicle when I needed it

Cons:

A very poor experience, that now has me engaged with the regional office with enterprise

10.0 Wonderful

Feb 2018

KAYAK

Pros:

Every thing went as planned, friendly staffs, clean car

2.0 Poor

Feb 2018

KAYAK

Pros:

I was under the impression I didn't need a credit card no where in the policy did it say you need a credit card for a $200 deposit. I'm sorry we don't have credit cards and we will never have them. Please word of advice stick to your original price and get rid of credit cards some people do not like to have credit cards. Find a different way. I will never come back again because the completely screwed me and my husband over.

10.0 Wonderful

Mar 2022

KAYAK
Everything. Excellent

1 out of 2

Budget

8.0

Very good

5 reviews

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

8.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

8.0

Value for money

8.0

One location in Oshawa

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Locations in Oshawa

78 Bond Street West

+1 905 404 4342

Monday08:00 - 17:30
Tuesday08:00 - 17:30
Wednesday08:00 - 17:30
Thursday08:00 - 17:30
Friday08:00 - 17:30
Saturday08:00 - 17:30
Sunday09:00 - 12:00

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2.0 Poor

May 2018

KAYAK

Cons:

Hi i was going to rent a car from the budget in Oshawa but the two men at the front desk were so rude a absolutely useless I decided to not even get a car from there by far one of the worst service i have ever had.

5.2 Fair

Jul 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

The car was very nice looking, lots of space, but not much pickup.

Cons:

I filled the car up the night before I was to take it back. When I went there the next day for drop off they said it wasn't full enough, that I had to take it back out to fill it...it costed a whole $4.75 cents....I was atad PO'd !

1 out of 1

Hertz

7.5

Cheapest deal
Most popular

Cleanliness

7.1

Comfort

7.5

Pick-up/Drop-off

8.0

Value for money

7.7

2 locations in Oshawa

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Locations in Oshawa

1230 Dundas St East

+1 905 665 5147

Monday08:00 - 17:30
Tuesday08:00 - 17:30
Wednesday08:00 - 17:30
Thursday08:00 - 17:30
Friday08:00 - 17:30
Saturday09:00 - 12:00

333 King Street West Unit 1

+1 289 274 0001

Monday08:00 - 17:30
Tuesday08:00 - 17:30
Wednesday08:00 - 17:30
Thursday08:00 - 17:30
Friday08:00 - 17:30
Saturday09:00 - 12:00

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2.0 Poor

Dec 2023

KAYAK
Actually having a car available would have been good, no reflection on the local agent.

10.0 Wonderful

Apr 2023

KAYAK
I will never rent from any other rental service but Hertz and will highly recommend Hertz. The staff was incredibly accommodating and friendly. I had a a small motor vehicle incident and the staff was so kind and sympathetic to my concerns and needs. Wonderful service…congratulations on making your customers feel like they are real people in this crazy world. Thank you Hertz Oshawa.

8.0 Very good

Jul 2022

KAYAK
Car was good. Was just looking for a Mini Van good for 6 people.

2.0 Poor

Jul 2022

KAYAK
Booked through kayak then called rental company didn’t have a car and now email is flooded with spam

2.0 Poor

May 2022

KAYAK
I booked and paid in advance for a full size SUV. When i got there the individual at the desk who was nice mentioned that they ran out of SUVs and only had minivans. I told him I had paid in advance because I wanted an SUV. He then offered me a 2019 Highlander that wasnt even cleaned and even that he had to call another to employee I could take it. When I saw the highlander it was dirty and old, so I went with the minivan because I was left with no choice. It was disappointing to book and prepay for something and not get it when I get there. This is the second time this has happened with Hertz when I booked through Kayak. Not happy at all and very disappointed with both parties, Hertz and Kayak. Will definitely look into using other 3rd party booking sites moving forward.

10.0 Wonderful

Apr 2022

KAYAK
Friendly staff, the rent process was really smooth and fast

1 out of 3

Avis

7.5

One location in Oshawa

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Locations in Oshawa

78 Bond Street West

+1 905 404 4443

Monday08:00 - 17:30
Tuesday08:00 - 17:30
Wednesday08:00 - 17:30
Thursday08:00 - 17:30
Friday08:00 - 17:30
Saturday08:00 - 17:30
Sunday09:00 - 12:00

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2 locations in Oshawa

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1110 Dundas St

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444 Tauton Rd

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29 travelers who rented a car in Oshawa gave the car agency they used an average rating of 7.5

Car rental locations in or near Oshawa

Good to know

Most popular agency

Hertz

Most popular car type

Mini

Average price

$42/day

Good deal

$30/day

When to book a rental car in Oshawa

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Oshawa car rental information

Pick-up locationOshawa
Car typesCompact, Economy, Full-size, Intermediate, Intermediate SUV, Pickup truck, Premium, Standard, Standard SUV, Supplier choice
Rental locations8
Airport locations0
Popular agenciesBudget, Avis, Hertz