Toronto Pearson International Airport or “Pearson” as it is commonly referred to, serves the The main international airport in and around Toronto, Ontario, Canada is known as the “Golden Horseshoe”. It is located 22.5 kilometres northwest of downtown Toronto and is Canada’s busiest airport, handling nearly 50 million passengers a year! .
Car rental companies at Pearson Airport are easy to find.Avis, Budget, Dollar, Thrifty. Enterprise, Hertz, National and Alamo are all available in Terminal 1, Level 1. or found in the parking lot of Terminal 3.
To determine which car rental companies offer in our three categories (most affordable, best for luxury, best for minivans) The best vehicles, Travelmag.com has carefully researched each company’s prices, availability, according to the rental car hub, the Policy and Customer Comments. Our findings are below.
Most Affordable: ALAMO & THRIFTY
There is so much to see in Toronto, from driving to Algonquin Provincial Park, to visiting the incredible Niagara Falls. However, the distances in Canada are vast, so reliability and fuel efficiency are important factors when considering a cheap rental car. The Alamo consistently had some of the best deals on our sample dates, with a Mitsubishi Mirage being leased out for %$ per day! 40, while Thrifty’s Ford Focus also stood out. Both agencies also scored well on customer feedback – reaching 8.6/10 and 8/10 respectively.
Best for luxury cars.THRIFTY and AVIS
Frugality is known to be the lowest of the short-term rentals – and it turns out that the luxury category is no exception. Classic American automakers such as Buick, Chevrolet, and Cadillac feature heavily in their fleets, at the date of our sample, in the Being leased in the $50-$65/day price range. For a Ford, we would recommend Avis, they have the Escape, Edge, Taurus and Ford Mustang! Cabrio, at a very competitive price. While Avis is primarily known for their exemplary customer service, they also have a handy app that allows customers to directly Manage their bookings from booking to drop off, saving them the hassle and most importantly, valuable vacation time.
The best models for minivans: the ALAMO and AVIS.
In general, car rental rates in Ontario are more affordable than in the US states, and the “minivan” category is no exception. Almost all car rental companies in Toronto offer the Dodge Grand Caravan and Nissan Quest, with similar terms and conditions. Avis, on the other hand, bucked the trend with the fuel-efficient Chrysler Town and Country, with a leather interior Decor, with a power sunroof and heated steering wheel, among many other features.