Car rental at Kelowna Airport

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Top tips for hiring a car at Kelowna airport

  • Travelers who opt for car rental at Kelowna Airport (YLW) will be delighted by the expansive fleet of car models from which to choose.  For families or groups who need a lot of space and want to be able to go off-road, SUVs are a great option. Get a compact car if you're traveling solo or a couple who doesn't need a lot of space. 4X4s are good for driving in off-road conditions or if you need a little more power for powered-up road trips. Vans are perfect for people who need to transport a lot of cargo or have a large family, and you can choose a sedan if you want something sleek and stylish that can handle city driving well.
  • The convenience of renting a car at Kelowna Airport makes traveling hassle-free. Having a car as soon as you arrive ensures that your journey is stress-free, allowing you to get to your destination quickly and easily. Furthermore, the pickup and drop-off procedures are streamlined and easy to understand so you don't have to waste time trying to figure out how the car rental process works. In addition, with online booking through KAYAK, you can be sure that your vehicle awaits you in top condition, ready for the journey ahead.
  • Kelowna Airport car rental offers one-way car rentals, which offer travelers flexible options for their travel plans. By picking up at one location and dropping off at another, you can save time from driving back to the same location. This can be incredibly helpful for those who have a tight schedule or a long distance to travel. Just select a different destination for drop-off when making a reservation. Once the one-way car rental booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email confirmation with your booking details.
  • If your travel plans change due to unavoidable circumstances, after hours return becomes the only option. Most car rental companies at Kelowna Airport provide a key drop box next to their counter at the airport. Make sure you contact the rental company ahead of time so they are aware of your plans and can provide any additional instructions. On arriving at the airport, park the rental car in their parking lot and put the keys inside the drop box.
  • Book your car hire at Kelowna airport at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price

FAQs about renting a car at Kelowna airport

  • Where are car rental companies located at Kelowna Airport?

    There are a few car rental companies located inside Kelowna Airport. Alamo, Avis, Budget, Enterprise, and National are all located in the ground transportation building near the baggage claim area. The pick-up and drop-off point of the Kelowna Airport car rentals are located to the left when you exit the terminal from the southern end. Once you have arrived at the Ground Transportation Building, please look for your rental company’s rental counters inside. They are located directly inside the facility and should be easy to spot. If you have any trouble finding the counter, feel free to ask one of the friendly staff members for help.

  • Which car rental companies are easiest at Kelowna Airport?

    Enterprise car rental at Kelowna Airport is one of the easiest options for travelers. Their commitment to cleanliness, comfort, ease of pick-up/drop-off, and value for money makes it an ideal choice. The ease of pick-up/drop-off at Kelowna Airport makes the car rental experience even easier for travelers. Enterprise's staff quickly assesses a customer's needs and matches them with the perfect vehicle. Once a car is selected, customers can pick it up directly from the airport terminal, saving them time and money.

  • What are car rental benefits/amenities offered by car rental at Kelowna Airport?

    Car rental companies often offer different benefits and amenities to their customers for the utmost comfort, safety, and convenience. Customers enjoy peace of mind as they can easily cancel their reservation if their travel plans change. Also, your rental car comes with optional equipment necessary for safety, such as seats for their children. In addition, the GPS makes getting around Kelowna easy and stress-free, especially if you are not familiar with the area. In the event of severe winter weather conditions, customers can benefit from snow tires for firm traction during winter travels. 

  • What is the best rental car company at Kelowna airport?

    Based on ratings and reviews from real users on KAYAK, the best car rental company at Kelowna airport is Hertz (7.6, 82 reviews).

  • Which car rental companies will pick you up at Kelowna airport?

    Car rental companies that offer shuttle or pick-up services from Kelowna airport to off-airport locations include Avis, Budget, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Hertz, and National.

Kelowna Airport car rental reviews and directory

Hertz

Best rated

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

7.8

Pick-up/Drop-off

7.6

Value for money

7.3

One location in Kelowna Airport

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5533 Airport Way

+1 250 491 0165

Monday08:30 - 20:00
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2.0 Poor

Jan 2024

KAYAK
They gave me an suv with no winter tires during the worst snow storm of the year which is illegal to drive in certain parts of BC. I slid right into a snowbank, had to get towed out, and drove 30km/hr the rest of the way home because it was so bad.

8.0 Very Good

Oct 2023

KAYAK
Service good ! Price reasonable.

8.0 Very Good

Sep 2023

KAYAK
Service was great at drop off and pick up. Chosen car was nice sized sedan. My dismay was that I rented a car in BC with Alberta plates. I am from BC, live in Alberta. Alberta drivers in BC are treated with generally more aggression and disrespect. I did call the office and was issued a claim # incase any problems arose. I didn't drive the car very much and was a significant waste of money as I had alot of people to see and things to do. Service was great, I will know going forward to ensure my rental has BC plates. In seven days, almost $400, the car was driven maybe 3hrs total? That makes me sad.

10.0 Wonderful

Oct 2022

KAYAK
Appreciated the excellent service by the staff at Hertz Kelowna Airport!

10.0 Wonderful

Dec 2021

KAYAK
My only complaint is how expensive car rentals have become!!

8.0 Very Good

Dec 2021

KAYAK
Car as parked as far as possible from terminal. Last car in last spot

1 out of 22

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

8.6

Very Good

36 reviews

Cleanliness

9.2

Comfort

8.8

Pick-up/Drop-off

8.5

Value for money

8.7

One location in Kelowna Airport

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11 - 5533 Airport Way

+1 833 600 2569

Monday08:00 - 20:00
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6.4 Okay

Sep 2018

KAYAK

Pros:

Easy renting it @ the airport, friendly staff

Cons:

The walk to & from the terminal. Also no one to show me different features such as turning off & on wipers, how to work the sun roof, didn't know there was a lever in the car to release the fuel door. Twice the vehicle I wanted wasn't there.

10.0 Wonderful

Sep 2018

KAYAK

Pros:

They were friendly and seemed interested that everything for our group was set up well

10.0 Wonderful

Aug 2018

KAYAK

Pros:

Straight forward check-in and drop-off.

Cons:

N/A

10.0 Wonderful

Apr 2018

KAYAK

Pros:

Ease of rental and options of vehicle

Cons:

N/a

9.2 Wonderful

Dec 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

Quick service - nice, clean and good car.

Cons:

Considering i was driving in the Kootrnays i really wish i had snow tires on! Some very dangerous driving and the tires were all seasons - not ideal for high mountain driving.

6.8 Okay

Nov 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

Nice vehicle, leather, heated seats and steering wheel and automatic start and lights

Cons:

The tires were awful. I was to go over mountain passes and insisted on winter tires. With only a couple of cars left they did give me their AWD and they said the tires were rated as mud/snow they were bald. Scary on the passes!!!

1 out of 6

Budget

8.4

Very Good

41 reviews

Cleanliness

8.5

Comfort

8.5

Pick-up/Drop-off

8.1

Value for money

7.8

One location in Kelowna Airport

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14-5533 Kelowna Intl Apt

+1 250 491 7368

Monday07:30 - 23:59
Tuesday07:30 - 23:59
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Thursday07:30 - 23:59
Friday07:30 - 23:59
Saturday08:00 - 20:00
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10.0 Wonderful

Sep 2023

KAYAK
My experience with budget was excellent as always. However, I was disappointed when I realize that I had booked with kayak, and it was in US dollars. I will not be booking through kayak in the future.

10.0 Wonderful

Oct 2022

KAYAK
Loved the vehicle- going to buy one.

10.0 Wonderful

Sep 2022

KAYAK
i wanted to do a one way rental and it was not allowed by any rental agencies in canada.

10.0 Wonderful

Apr 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

Super easy drop off.

5.2 Fair

Apr 2019

KAYAK

Cons:

Car was dirty and fuel was low despite agent assuring me it was full.

10.0 Wonderful

Apr 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

Fantastic

1 out of 9

Avis

8.3

Very Good

45 reviews

Cleanliness

8.3

Comfort

8.3

Pick-up/Drop-off

8.2

Value for money

7.8

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5533 Airport Road #12

+1 250 491 9500

Monday07:30 - 23:59
Tuesday07:30 - 23:59
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2.0 Poor

Feb 2024

KAYAK
Terrible customer service

2.0 Poor

Feb 2024

KAYAK
When I arrived, the woman at budget had told me the Avis woman went home. Sooooo, I had to rent with budget.

10.0 Wonderful

Oct 2023

KAYAK
better level vehicle than expected. great price..

10.0 Wonderful

Mar 2020

KAYAK

Cons:

Everything was great, also considering that I arrived at the airport a little before midnight and the Avis employee was waiting for me to give me the key and all. Saturday night, too... Many thanks to that wonderful lady employee!

2.0 Poor

Jul 2019

KAYAK

Cons:

The price was ridiculous so I cancelled

8.0 Very Good

May 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

Staff was friendly service was fast

Cons:

Signage of where to pick up and drop off

1 out of 8

Ace

8.4

Very Good

9 reviews

Cleanliness

9.1

Comfort

8.8

Pick-up/Drop-off

8.2

Value for money

9.5

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5505 Airport Way

+1 778 484 9956

Monday09:00 - 20:00
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10.0 Wonderful

Mar 2023

KAYAK
Staff was friendly and helpful

6.0 Okay

Oct 2022

KAYAK
Computer problems when I arrived and I felt they didn't care about my plans. I did get an apology however as I was going finally. The car had no winter tires which is compulsory in BC after October 1st. I traveled through mountains so was lucky there was no snow or ice when I was driving.

8.0 Very Good

Oct 2022

KAYAK
Nobody was there on Monday as promised. Still got shuttle ride to airport by hotel shuttle.

8.0 Very Good

Feb 2022

KAYAK
The logistics of the pick up turned out to be perfect, but we’re not well explained in the reservation materials, so I had to do a little detective work. Also the local brand name of Aligo should have been included in the reservation, as the Ace name isn’t well known in Kelowna.

1 out of 2

National

8.0

Very Good

8 reviews

Cleanliness

9.3

Comfort

8.6

Pick-up/Drop-off

7.3

Value for money

7.3

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1756 Pier Mac Way

+1 250 765 2800

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4.0 Mediocre

May 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

The older gentlemen that work the shuttles were very kind and friendly. That is where the positive experience ends.

Cons:

Like other reviewers have reported, I had a quote emailed to me and when I arrived to pickup the vehicle it was $150 more!! I asked about price matching, or honouring the quote and he was extremely unhelpful and would not even look at my email I had received.

10.0 Wonderful

Apr 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

Staff were friendly. Pick up and drop off were efficient.

2.0 Poor

Feb 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

Nothing

Cons:

My car was reserved 1000 miles away from were I was staying

9.2 Wonderful

Dec 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

nice car

Cons:

off property pick up

1 out of 2

Thrifty

7.3

Cleanliness

7.3

Comfort

6.6

Pick-up/Drop-off

7.3

Value for money

4.6

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5505 Airport Way

+1 877 283 0898

Monday09:00 - 20:00
Tuesday09:00 - 20:00
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2.0 Poor

Aug 2018

KAYAK

Pros:

Price at booking was competitive

Cons:

Price was increased about 60% after booking, $500 on kayak became $800 at thrifty, I declined the reservation and will not use them again.

1 out of 1

Dollar

10.0

Wonderful

No reviews available

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

10.0

Value for money

10.0

One location in Kelowna Airport

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5505 Airport Way

+1 866 434 2226

Monday09:00 - 20:00
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AliGo Rent A Car

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One location in Kelowna Airport

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5533 Airport Way

+1 778 484 9954

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Sunnycars

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One location in Kelowna Airport

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13-5533 Airport Way

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247 travellers who rented a car in Kelowna Airport gave the car agency they used an average rating of 8.0

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Economy