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Victoria, BC, Canada1 Nov — 8 Nov
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Victoria car rental information

Pick-up locationVictoria
Rental locations20
Airport locations6

Victoria car rental reviews and directory

Rated #1
National
Best rated
8.1 Excellent (109 reviews)
4 locations in Victoria
National
Locations in Victoria
1640 Electra Blvd+1 250 656 2541
Monday06:30 - 23:59
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Tuesday06:30 - 23:59
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Wednesday06:30 - 23:59
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Thursday06:30 - 23:59
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Friday06:30 - 23:59
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Saturday06:30 - 23:59
Sunday07:00 - 23:59
1721 Old Island Highway+1 250 479 0036
Monday07:30 - 17:30
Tuesday07:30 - 17:30
Wednesday07:30 - 17:30
Thursday07:30 - 17:30
Friday07:30 - 17:30
Saturday08:30 - 16:30
Sunday08:30 - 16:30
2898 Douglas St+1 250 386 1828
Monday07:30 - 17:30
Tuesday07:30 - 17:30
Wednesday07:30 - 17:30
Thursday07:30 - 17:30
Friday07:30 - 17:30
Saturday08:30 - 16:30
Sunday08:30 - 16:30
767 Douglas Street+1 250 386 1213
Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday08:00 - 17:00
Sunday08:00 - 17:00
  • 8.3
  • 8.2
  • 8.1
  • 8
  • 7.9
Recent reviews
8.0 Excellent2020 Oct 06
Cons: There were scratches on the car that weren't reported.
10.0 Excellent2019 Dec 25
Pros: Friendly staff, excellent location, nice comfortable vehicle.Cons: A little difficult to return the vehicle due to one way roads not easily maneuverable but on the 2nd go-around we figured out how to get into the lot and through the road construction. Nice staff, but they really scrutinize the vehicle so take pictures before you drive off the lot.
7.6 Good2019 Jul 29
Pros: The drop off was convenient.Cons: We went to National twice after driving a distance to get there and were not able to add a second driver either time. Misinformation, computer system down, nobody there. Very frustrating,.
3.6 Mediocre2019 Jul 23
Cons: Damage check when returning felt like a criminal investigation. It ended up fine, but seemed like they were really trying to find insignificant damage to hold you accountable for. They also shadily dodged questions about the gas fill up requirements.
2.0 Mediocre2019 Jul 02
Pros: The whole experience was awful, I will never use national car rentals again.Cons: The customer service and management
8.4 Excellent2019 Jun 05
Pros: Car was clean.Cons: This office has a weird after hours dropoff policy: you are "responsible for the car" even when you drop the keys off in their lock box. In short: you're responsible for any damage even after you "return" the car until they have someone process your return.
10.0 Excellent2019 Jun 05
Pros: The flexibility of 'drop-off locations' is what I appreciate. Other companies charge an additional amount if the car is dropped off at a location that is different from the locations where the car was picked up. National does not and there are several lots in the Greater Victoria area to use.Cons: The $300 deposit required when the car is picked up was a surprise. It is meant to cover outstanding claims (like parking or speeding tickets) and is becoming the standard for all rental companies, but it was still an unexpected surprise and should have been stated up front when the car was booked.
9.6 Excellent2019 Jun 04
Pros: No wait to pickup or drop off. No pressure to buy add-ons like "prepay fuel" or extra insurancesCons: Parking lot is really tiny (a bit annoying to inspect the car because of how close it ends up being parked next to other cars) but not really an issue.
2.0 Mediocre2019 Jun 01
Pros: N/ACons: Having previously worked for their parent company, I've seen some poor looking offices, but this took the cake. It was a tiny, rundown, modular structure that was a wreck inside. When we finally found someone they wouldn't even try our cards because they don't take US credit/debit.
10.0 Excellent2019 May 23
Pros: Super convenient and speedy service. We were up and on our way within 10 minutes!
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Rated #2
Enterprise
8.6 Excellent (59 reviews)
1 location in Victoria
Enterprise
Locations in Victoria
2507 Government Street+1 250 475 6900
Monday07:30 - 17:30
Tuesday07:30 - 17:30
Wednesday07:30 - 17:30
Thursday07:30 - 17:30
Friday07:30 - 17:30
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday09:00 - 12:00
  • 8.8
  • 8.8
  • 8.4
  • 8.5
  • 8.3
Recent reviews
10.0 Excellent2019 Apr 21
Pros: Staff was helpful and pleasantCons: Every thing went well
10.0 Excellent2019 Mar 29
Pros: Great staff. Awesome SUV.
7.6 Good2019 Mar 13
Pros: everything on time and as expected however... the new electronic "agreement" seems pretty sketchy, no hard copy for the customer... could easily be changed on their side cant fit all the negatives into the better part, oopsCons: first off, the guy who i picked up the car from straight up lied to me saying gas from them would be 2.15/liter if i dropped it off empty, saying its below market price, great deal, no extra fees... wow sounds very nice... i looked closer at the electronic agreement, nope, almost 3.00/liter....
9.6 Excellent2019 Feb 27
Pros: Staff were efficient and friendly. The rental pick up and drop off was quick and easy. Great value for the money.Cons: Only issue was the exterior of rental vehicle was not clean when picked up.
8.4 Excellent2019 Feb 20
Pros: nice car, friendly staffCons: had to wait 1.5 hours (past closing time...) for a car, because other renter was 3.5 hours late returning the vehicle. Seemed like a lack of communication, but not sure if one person was just blaming other for the situation... I was offered a small discount for the trouble.
7.2 Good2018 Oct 08
Very dirty carPros: Service was good, man behind the counter was ver friendly.Cons: The car was not clean inside or out. The windows inside the car were discussing - not sure they had ever been cleaned. We cleaned them ourselves so we could see to drive.
10.0 Excellent2018 Sep 18
Friendly, helpful, great dealPros: It was a bargain find but no stinting on service. The staff were friendly and helpful, the vehicle clean and well kept.
9.2 Excellent2018 Aug 06
Perfect service!Pros: Because of an early check in for the ferry they brought us up to the harbour as a service. Perfect!
6.4 Good2018 Jul 23
Great car and service, poor opening hoursPros: Great car Very clean Friendly staffCons: Victoria office only open 10 am - 2 pm Had to pick up car early and pay for an extra day Price was very high
10.0 Excellent2018 Jun 15
Pros: Great service directions and help
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Rated #3
Budget
8.5 Excellent (53 reviews)
6 locations in Victoria
Budget
Locations in Victoria
132-1640 Electra Boulevard+1 250 953 5300
Monday06:30 - 23:59
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Tuesday06:30 - 23:59
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Wednesday06:30 - 23:59
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Thursday06:30 - 23:59
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Friday06:30 - 23:59
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Saturday06:30 - 23:59
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Sunday06:30 - 23:59
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2224 Douglas Street+1 250 953 5300
Monday07:00 - 23:59
Tuesday07:00 - 23:59
Wednesday07:00 - 23:59
Thursday07:00 - 23:59
Friday07:00 - 23:59
3657 Harriet Road+1 250 953 5300
Monday07:30 - 17:30
Tuesday07:30 - 17:30
Wednesday07:30 - 17:30
Thursday07:30 - 17:30
Friday07:30 - 17:30
Saturday08:00 - 17:00
Sunday08:00 - 17:00
724 Douglas Street+1 250 953 5300
Monday07:30 - 17:30
Tuesday07:30 - 17:30
Wednesday07:30 - 17:30
Thursday07:30 - 17:30
Friday07:30 - 17:30
Saturday07:30 - 17:30
Sunday07:30 - 17:30
757 Douglas Street+1 250 953 5218
Monday07:30 - 17:30
Tuesday07:30 - 17:30
Wednesday07:30 - 17:30
Thursday07:30 - 17:30
Friday07:30 - 17:30
Saturday07:30 - 17:30
Sunday07:30 - 17:30
950 Wharf Street+1 250 953 5218
Monday07:30 - 17:30
Tuesday07:30 - 17:30
Wednesday07:30 - 17:30
Thursday07:30 - 17:30
Friday07:30 - 17:30
Saturday07:30 - 17:30
Sunday07:30 - 17:30
  • 8.7
  • 8.5
  • 8.4
  • 8.4
  • 8.4
Recent reviews
6.4 Good2019 Sep 02
Cons: The pick up was unorganized and took a bit for anyone to acknowledged me. They seemed to be understaffed and not aware of what was going on. The office was extremely hot and was not well kept.
9.2 Excellent2019 Jul 22
Cons: They told us we would have a Kia online and ended up with a very small car that was hard to get our luggage in. Any other car was going to be exceptionally more expensive so we didn’t really have a choice.
9.6 Excellent2019 Jul 17
Cons: hard pressure on insurance but everything else was wonderful
5.2 Okay2019 May 06
Pros: Pick up staff told me they did not have a full sized car and tried to push me into paying 80 dollars more for a car I did not want or need. Was that a pushy individual or is it a management policy. I think it was the agent
8.4 Excellent2018 Oct 20
Pros: Friendly staff. Price was good.Cons: Seats were a little soiled.
2.0 Mediocre2018 Sep 10
Cons: I cancelled my reservation. Unlimited mileage from the Victoria Budget office does include travel outside the province of B.C. There is a surcharge per kilometre for the entire rental if you travel outside of B.C. This should be noted on your site when selecting this Budget location. I became aware of this during a research on a travel web site. This was confirmed with a call to the car rental office. Unlimited should mean unlimited.
10.0 Excellent2018 Jun 04
Pros: Comfortably , compact and great on gas.
9.6 Excellent2018 May 28
Solid rental at a great pricePros: My wife and I were able to rent a car at the last minute, on a holiday weekend, but at a very good price. Car was clean and comfortable.Cons: Couldn't find an owner's manual to understand a few of the car's quirks, but eventually figured them out.
7.6 Good2018 Jan 17
Pros: The xar worked well.Cons: The vehicles tires were very dangerous in snow and I had difficulty driving vibg around in the snow.
8.0 Excellent2017 Oct 08
POLITE AND COURTEOUSPros: ALTHOUGH THE OFFICE/RECEPTION WAS BUSY AND I HAD TO WAIT (IN TURN), THE PAPERWORK WAS COMPLETED SMOOTHLY, THE COLLECTION AND RETURN OF THE CAR WITH MINIMUM DELAY. THE CAR (A Buick Regal) WAS COMFORTABLE AND A DREAM TO DRIVE.
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Rated #4
Hertz
8.2 Excellent (70 reviews)
2 locations in Victoria
Hertz
Locations in Victoria
1640 Electra Blvd+1 250 657 0380
Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday08:00 - 17:00
Sunday08:00 - 17:00
548 David Street+1 250 952 3765
Monday07:30 - 17:30
Tuesday07:30 - 17:30
Wednesday07:30 - 17:30
Thursday07:30 - 17:30
Friday07:30 - 17:30
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
  • 8.5
  • 8.2
  • 8.2
  • 8.2
  • 8.1
Recent reviews
8.8 Excellent2019 Nov 10
Pros: Staff was friendly and helpful however the website severely hampered his ability to provide timely service.Cons: Fix the website........more user friendly
10.0 Excellent2019 Aug 31
Cons: Nothing- everything was seamless
10.0 Excellent2019 Aug 12
Pros: Super friendly. Easy to get to car. Easy drop off.
7.2 Good2019 Jul 31
Pros: Pick up was complicated and took a long time. There was a new employee checking me out, but she didn't seem to have very friendly support from the rest of her team. I felt bad for her. Also, there was an attempted charge for a driver's licence check which shocked me. I think this is ABSOLUTELYCons: (cont from first question) RIDICULOUS. I cannot believe Hertz charges for checking the driver's licence. I will not be renting from Hertz again because of this.
10.0 Excellent2019 Jun 18
Pros: Everything's was very fast and easy and the car was great. We noticed during the pre-trip inspection that one tire had a nail in it, as is common around here with all the construction, so they gave me a new car, no issues at all with only a slight delay to change the paperwork. It was great.Cons: Not much. I was really happy with it all.
9.2 Excellent2019 Jun 16
Pros: We like the pick up at 1 location and drop off at another location with no extra fee. The rental car was clean and affordable.
10.0 Excellent2019 May 23
Pros: Really appreciated the pick up and drop off from/to the harbor. Gary was very friendly and helpful in pointing out how to navigate the city and where all the good spots are.
2.0 Mediocre2019 May 07
Cons: I was given the option through Kayak to book this car for a time that the rental place literally WAS NOT OPEN. When I went to pick up the car the place was closed so I had to call Hertz customer service, demand a refund (which will take up to two weeks to be refunded to my card) and go to Enterprise
10.0 Excellent2019 Apr 16
Pros: Staff was extremely friendly and made for a pleasant and personal experience of renting a car. The car was clean and exactly what I was looking for the day. Quick pick up and speedy drop-off, I even made my bus in time.Cons: Nothing, it was the best experience I have had renting a car in my short list of car rental experiences.
7.6 Good2019 Apr 13
Pros: YesCons: We rented a midsize car but my husband said it was uncomfortably small - a Toyota Corolla.
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Rated #5
Thrifty
8.2 Excellent (2 reviews)
1 location in Victoria
Thrifty
Locations in Victoria
1640 Electra Boulevard+1 877 283 0898
Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday08:00 - 17:00
Sunday08:00 - 17:00
  • 9
  • 7
  • 9
  • 8
  • 8
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Rated #6
Avis
7.1 Good (10 reviews)
1 location in Victoria
Avis
Locations in Victoria
1001 Douglas Street+1 250 386 8468
Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
  • 8.2
  • 7.2
  • 6.8
  • 7
  • 6.6
Recent reviews
8.8 Excellent2019 Jul 30
Pros: Staff was good, location was good, parking for my vehicle was available and reasonably priced. The vehicle was in perfect condition and the late drop provision was very easy.Cons: I reserved a minivan very specifically, because I needed that size of vehicle. When I picked it up though, they did not have any minivans at all. They said my options were either a Suburban or a Ford Flex. I reserved a van because I needed a van. It didn’t really work that well, but we made do.
10.0 Excellent2018 Jun 03
Great rate. Great servicePros: Car was ready when required, well prepared. Staff were great. On return also very helpful. No issues at all!Cons: Nothing
8.0 Excellent2017 Oct 22
Avis YYJPros: First class always.Cons: Counter lady a bit of an attitude but we all have off days. They are better left at home though.
10.0 Excellent2017 Sep 16
most efficient agent everPros: unfortunately I don't have the name of the agent but was this ever a great, fast and pleasant experience and I got a great car - Ford Fusion- incl GPS awesome!!!Cons: nothing
2.0 Mediocre2017 May 30
Senior DenialCons: Went to to pick up rental car and was told my 2 debit cards were unacceptable, I needed to have a credit card. Have not owned a credit card for 20 years. Very very unhappy.
2.0 Mediocre2017 May 03
I didn't end up picking up the car because the Avis office closed at 6Cons: the office was closed at 6:00pm and I was supposed to pickup at 5:00pm but arrived late. There was no closing time info on the booking information. I ended up having to cancel and get a ride from someone to the event.
3.6 Mediocre2017 Apr 28
I will never use it againPros: NothingCons: Rental fee ended up being 4 or 5 times expected payment on Kayak. Never use it again and never recommend this place for anyone.
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Sunnycars
3 locations in Victoria
Sunnycars
Locations in Victoria
1640 Electra Blvd Suite 134
2898 Douglas Street
767 Douglas Street
Recent reviews
Discount Car & Truck Rentals
1 location in Victoria
Discount Car & Truck Rentals
Locations in Victoria
742 Johnson Street
Recent reviews
keddy by Europcar
1 location in Victoria
keddy by Europcar
Locations in Victoria
95 Esquimalt Road
Recent reviews
303 travelers who rented a car in Victoria gave the car agency they used an average rating of 8.3

Car rental locations in or near Victoria

Good to know

Most popular car type

Intermediate

When to book a rental car in Victoria

Top tips for renting a car in Victoria

  • Book your rental car in Victoria at least 1 week before your trip in order to get a below-average price

FAQs about renting a car in Victoria

  • Intermediate (Ford Escape or similar) is the most frequently booked rental car type in Victoria.

  • Based on ratings and reviews from real users on KAYAK, the best car rental companies in Victoria are Budget (8.6, 70 reviews), Enterprise (8.5, 65 reviews), and Hertz (8.2, 72 reviews).

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

  • A Intermediate car rental in Victoria costs ₪279 per day, on average.

  • A Premium car rental in Victoria costs ₪250 per day, on average.

  • A Full-size car rental in Victoria costs ₪420 per day, on average.

  • In Victoria, cars are most frequently rented at Budget 132-1640 Electra Boulevard (24 km from city center ).