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FAQs about short term car rentals

Whether you need a car for a morning, a day, a night, or a week, short-term car rental deals give you the mobility and flexibility you need at a price you can afford. So, if you want to make the best impression for that business deal, need a bigger vehicle for that family day trip, or there’s a special occasion calling out for a car to match it—we have car rental deals you’ll love on Expedia.

Why should I rent a car short-term?  

Get the maximum convenience with minimal hassle with the right car for as long as you need it. Short-term rental cars are modern and maintenance free, with affordable one day car rental prices making it a no-brainer for that one-off event or short trip.  

How can I find short-term car rental deals? 

Simply enter your location, travel dates, and your collect and drop-off times, then hit search. We’ll show you our best deals, whether you need a car for a few hours, a same-day car rental, or weekly car rental. You can arrange your results by price or use the filters to look for deals on your favorite car type.   

How much does a short-term car rental cost? 

The price you pay depends on your location, length of rental, car type and other factors. We’ve locked in amazing deals and discounts with all the big car rental companies, so it’s super easy for you to compare prices in just one click. You get your pick of affordable car rentals right here.  

Can I get different types of cars for a short-term rental? 

Absolutely. There are compact and economy cars to save you gas money, SUVs for off-roading, convertibles for coastal drives, luxury cars for style, and mid-size vehicles for modern comforts. Narrow your search results by using the car type filter and drive away in the right car for your mission.  

Which car rental companies offer short-term rental options? 

We’ve secured short-term car rental deals with all the main suppliers. So expect to see big names like Alamo, Hertz, Sixt, Enterprise, Avis, and more in your search results. If you have a favorite company, simply use the car rental company filter to only see their deals.   

Which destinations do you recommend for a short-term car rental?  

Take a short-term car rental in Toronto that can take you from the famous Niagara Falls to the relaxed vibes of Hamilton. Whilst on your short-term stay, you could also drive to Ottawa and explore the incredible landmarks en route.

Can I get free cancellation on my short-term car rental?  

Yes. Look for the deals offering free cancellation on short-term car rental and book today, knowing you can cancel free of charge if your plans change. So, if the weather looks bad, that meeting moves location, or family needs you sooner than you thought, you can be flexible.  

Is Expedia the right place to book my short-term car rental? 

We have a vast selection of short-term car rental deals ready to go. When you bundle a hotel stay, a vacation rental or a flight, you save even more. Join Expedia Rewards and earn points for money off on every car trip booking too. For a quick and easy way to get on the road, you’re in the right place.