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In Calgary, the spirit of the Wild West blends with a vibrant city scene. Launch into adventure in the Canadian Rockies, don your Stetson to visit Heritage Park and enjoy the city’s Entertainment District. With a car rental deal from Orbitz, you can make the most of Calgary’s exciting diversity.

Renting a car in Calgary: What you need to know

When you want to rent a car in Calgary, you’ll have some questions about the logistics. Here, we’ve answered the most important ones for you.

How old do I have to be to rent a car in Calgary?

You can rent a car in Calgary from the age of 21. In general, if you’re under the age of 25 an additional charge applies, and proof of an active auto liability policy may be required. For drivers over the age of 70, an extra charge often applies. For specific terms, check with your rental provider.

What proof of identification do I need when picking up my rental car?

You’ll need to present a valid driving license and a major credit card in your name if you’re a resident of the US or Canada. When you’re traveling from overseas, you’re required to bring your home country’s driving license and a credit card in your name. An International Driving Permit is required for non-English licenses.

Do I have to pay at the time of the booking?

Payment terms vary between different car rental providers in Calgary. However, most providers allow you to reserve your car on booking and pay the amount in full at pick-up.

Which car rental companies operate in Calgary?

You’re spoilt for choice in Calgary, with a wide range of car rental companies available to compare and find the best deal for you. These include Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Alamo, Ace, Dollar, Routes, Hertz, Europcar and National.

Explore Calgary: City scenes and outdoor adventures

From craft brews in the heart of the city to hiking in the mountains, Calgary offers something for everyone. Here are our recommendations for top spots that are easy to reach with a rental car.

Downtown Calgary

Head up to Calgary Tower, Western Canada’s highest observation point, and delve into history at Glenbow Museum. For shopping, dining and nightlife, the 17th Avenue Retail and Entertainment District is the place to be.

Heritage Park Historical Village

With over 180 attractions and exhibits, Heritage Park displays Western Canadian history from the 1860s to the 1950s. Costumed actors ensure an interactive experience and carnival rides bring the thrills.

Canada Olympic Park

The home of winter sports at the 1988 Olympics is a training ground for athletes and offers recreational fun for visitors. Here you’ll enjoy skiing, mountain biking, bobsled rides and North America’s fastest zip line.

Banff National Park

Mountain scenery, glacial lakes and abundant wildlife are only an 80-mile road trip away. The Banff National Park boasts three world-class ski resorts, the Castleguard Caves and the Banff Legacy Trail, and in-line skating and cycling routes.