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Routes Rental Car Reviews

Car rental rating: 4.8 out of 5 with 5 ratings


"Everything was excellent! Very satisfied!"

(Reviewed on July 24, 2014 )


"The customer service is sub-standard at best, but you can't beat the price."

(Reviewed on March 09, 2014 )


"From my experience renting cars for many years with different companies, the Best thing about 'the rental experience' is to have the car upgraded to a level or two up, without increasing the price. That's by far have bee..." Read more

(Reviewed on February 10, 2014 )


"For the price, Routes Car rental was the best deal in Calgary. Even with the added travel in van to pick up vehicle, this beat the cost of bigger agencies and we had a new SUV. For those traveling to Banff area, the pick..." Read more

(Reviewed on September 28, 2013 )

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Routes car rental: All you need to know

A popular choice of car rental company in both Canada and the US, Routes offers a range of autos to help you get on the road for less. And whether you’re a loved-up couple looking for a cute convertible or a family in need of oodles of extra luggage space, you’ll find the best Routes deals served up right here on

How can I cut the cost of a Routes rental car?

Taking the time to compare the latest car rental deals online can cut the cost of a rental with Routes. Other money-saving tips include:

  • - Naming a single driver for the duration of your trip;
  • - Using car rental company desks at non-airport locations;
  • - Being careful to abide by specific fuel and mileage policies;
  • - Booking your Routes rental in advance of your trip to lock-in savings.

How old do I need to be to rent from Routes?

Renters need to be at least 21 to sit in the driving seat of a rental car from Routes. Plus, if you’re aged under 25, a daily surcharge will be applied to your policy.

Can I add an additional driver?

Sure thing. Additional drivers can be added to your Routes rental agreement for a daily surcharge. Extra drivers must satisfy the same conditions as the main driver at the point of collection.

How many miles will I be able to drive?

Routes customers can enjoy unlimited mileage, although that doesn’t apply to local renters. Unlimited mileage is not available outside the Ontario border, so it’s worth keeping an eye on any specifics in your rental agreement.

What is the fuel policy at Routes?

Routes requires that you return your rental vehicle with the same amount of fuel as you were provided with at the time of collection. Using full-to-full as the simplest example, you’d collect the car with a full tank of fuel and return it the same way.

What sort of cars do Routes have in their fleet?

All kinds really, though it pays to book your preferred model in advance. You’ll be able to choose from a host of budget-friendly picks, as well as a selection of sporty numbers and stylish rides.

And what about documentation?

You must have both your driver’s license and credit card with you when you collect your car from Routes. Additionally, you’ll need to prove you have the appropriate insurance to drive away. This box might well be ticked by one of your existing credit card or car insurance policies, though, if not, you can easily add affordable cover to a Routes booking at

What kind of rental car should I get from Routes?

Routes offers countless options when it comes to rental cars and trucks. The table below highlights some of the most popular vehicle types available to rent:

Car Type Best for Category includes
Economy Drivers looking for the cheapest car rental deals Kia Rio, Chevrolet Spark, or similar
Premium Vacationers looking for a deluxe car with a dash of style Chrysler 300, Hyundai Genesis, or similar
Pickup truck Travelers looking for a hardy pick with plenty of space Dodge Ram 1500, Ford 150, or similar

A brief history of Routes car rental

Though primarily serving drivers in Canada, Routes’ commitment to providing great customer service has seen the company extend its offering into locations in the US and worldwide courtesy of its partner links. This growing and carefully chosen network has allowed the brand to offer a wider choice of rental vehicles to its loyal customers.