Edmonton

Should I rent a car in Edmonton? First impressions of Edmonton might be of a city that sits at the edge of a wide prairie and at the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. It’s also the location of the West Edmonton Mall, a vast mega complex that was the largest in the world before various […]

Montréal

Do I need a car in Montréal? If you’ve only come to Montréal to enjoy the nightlife and the city’s many and varying restaurants, then this is certainly the sort of place that you get around easy enough using local public transport, and anyone visiting Montréal from London might also notice a certain sense of […]

Ottawa (draft)

Should I hire a car in Ottawa? The Canadian capital is one of those cities that has the look and feel of being in the business of governing and also being well governed in terms of how the local environment is managed. Ottawa might be some way down the tourism pecking order behind other major […]

Québec City

Do I need to rent a car in Québec City? Most  major Canadian cities are easy enough to get around using local public transport services, and whereas Montréal and Toronto have subways, Vancouver has the Skyrail and Ottawa has an extensive bus system, Québec City just has the sort of bus network that is good […]

Toronto

Do I need a rental car in Toronto? By North American standards, public transport in Toronto is quite good, as there is a network of suburban trains, metro and bus services. However, unless you are simply planning on doing in eastern Canada city break and perhaps also visiting Montréal, Ottawa and Quebec, then you almost […]

Vancouver

Do I need to rent a car in Vancouver? Vancouver is the sort of destination where it would be quite natural to assume that getting a rental car will be the most obvious option, and if that’s already your plan, then we would suggest a few key points. Reasons why you may feel you need to […]