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The North Saskatchewan River winds through the capital of Alberta, providing year-round recreation opportunities. Edmonton is a buzzing city, featuring festivals, the gigantic West Edmonton Mall and Fort Edmonton Park. Hop in a rental car and you’ll be in the heart of a stunning national park in just 30 minutes.

Renting a car in Edmonton: What you need to know

If you’re looking to rent a car in Edmonton, you’ll have a few questions before you get out on the road. We’ve answered the most important ones here.

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

The minimum driver age for renting a car in Edmonton is 21. If you’re under the age of 25 or over the age of 70, you may be subject to additional charges. Rules do vary, so check with your rental provider for specific terms.

Do I need to bring any proof of identification when picking up my rental car?

For residents of the US and Canada, you need to present a valid driving license and a credit card in your name. If you’re traveling from overseas, you’re required to bring your home country’s driving license, a credit card in your name and an International Driving Permit if your license isn’t in English.

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

This depends on the car rental provider. However, many companies let you reserve a car and settle your full bill on pick-up.

What car rental companies operate in Edmonton?

Choose from an array of car rental operators in Edmonton and compare deals. These include Ace, Alamo, Avis, Budget, Hertz and Thrifty.

Are there particular road rules I need to observe when driving in Edmonton?

Seatbelts are mandatory when driving in Canada. Mobile phone use is prohibited while driving unless it’s a hands-free system.

Explore Edmonton: Highlights of Canada’s Festival City

Famous for the Edmonton Folk Music Festival, winter wonderlands and a thriving arts scene, there’s always plenty to do in this lively city. Here are some of our top picks, all easily reachable with a rental car.

Downtown Edmonton

Sip coffee and browse the boutiques around 124 Street. Discover contemporary Canadian works at the Art Gallery of Alberta and catch a concert at the Winspear Center for Music or hockey at Rogers Place arena.

West Edmonton Mall

West Edmonton is home to North America’s largest shopping mall. Along with the chance to indulge in extensive retail therapy, its attractions include a water park, adventure golf, ice skating and tenpin bowling.

William Hawrelak Park

Enjoy 168 acres of grassy areas, cycling paths and cross-country skiing trails at William Hawrelak Park. It’s also the site of major festivals throughout the year and a picturesque lake with boats for rent.