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Explore with an RV Rental in Vancouver
An RV rental in Vancouver is accommodation and transport rolled into one, making it easy to explore more and see the gorgeous western region of Canada and beyond. From this coastal city, you are well-placed to discover sounds and fjords, ski resorts, the Canadian Rockies, and many other fantastic destinations. Book an affordable RV rental with GoSee and visit them all!
Campervan rental Vancouver locations
Vancouver RV rental depots are scattered throughout the suburbs of the city. When making a decision about which supplier you will book with, it is a good idea to first check the convenience of the pickup location and how it will fit with your plans.
Visit Vancouver and more with an RV rental
The beautiful city of Vancouver, bordered by scenic sounds and snow-capped mountains, is an urban wonderland for travelers. It’s packed with fantastic dining, cultural attractions, entertainment, shopping, and outdoor recreation opportunities. While the downtown Vancouver area is home to some of the most famous attractions (such as Canada Place, Vancouver Aquarium, Stanley Park, Granville Island, and the Vancouver Art Gallery), the real delights can be found throughout Vancouver’s diverse neighborhoods. Don’t forget to explore beyond the city center in your RV rentals Vancouver!
British Columbia driving tips
For a memorable and enjoyable road trip, take note of our tips for driving in Canada’s westerly state. If you’re new to driving a motorhome or new to Vancouver, British Columbia, or Canada as a whole, take some time to prepare for a safe journey. It is well worth the effort.
- Always drive on the right! This is the custom throughout North America.
- In Vancouver itself, be aware of the size of your vehicle. Larger rental RVs or motorhomes can have reduced maneuverability and may not fit into some parking buildings.
- Remember that distances will be listed in kilometres, and speeds in kilometres per hour.
- The blood alcohol concentration limit in British Columbia is 0.08%.
- If you’re heading into the mountains or remote areas, take care. Always look out for wildlife and drive slowly on steep and winding routes.
- When traveling in winter, check with your motorhome rental supplier whether you can opt for winter tires.
The most important tip we can offer to renters is to pay close attention to any orientation given at pick-up! The staff at the depot can give you advice regarding the operation of your specific vehicle, so make the most of the time you have with them. Take notes and ask questions.
Destination ideas for your RV rental from Vancouver
An RV rental is a ticket to explore Canada. What's better is that you can take your campervan hire to USA, should your supplier allow border crossings. With accommodation and transport combined into one motorhome package, road trips are simple, affordable, and intrepid.
If you’re contemplating a lengthy road trip from Vancouver, we can recommend making the trip across the Canadian Rockies to Calgary. Beyond that, the possibilities are varied and almost endless!
If you’re sticking closer to the city, check out our suggestions below for an epic camper van rental Vancouver adventure. All of these fantastic spots are within a day’s drive of Vancouver.
This famous ski resort town is less than two hours from central Vancouver. It is charming, welcoming, and well-equipped for winter sports of all kinds. And there’s plenty to do during summer, too—so put this on your list of places to see, whatever the season.
Take the vehicular ferry across from the city to this wonderful and scenic island, the perfect place to explore in a camper rental Vancouver. Beyond the main town of Victoria you’ll find many quirky and colourful communities, rugged coastlines, and plenty of wilderness. Vancouver Island boasts of mild climate making it a great destination year-round.
Although the Pacific Northwest region isn’t famous for sunshine, this stretch of coast north of Vancouver—between Howe Sound and Desolation Sound—offers mild weather and lots of fun for Vancouver campervan rental travelers. It is home to some eclectic and creative oceanside villages and plenty of outdoor recreation opportunities.
If you’d like to head inland, why not drive your camper van rentals Vancouver to Kamloops? This city serves as a great base for exploring the grasslands, pine forests, canyons, lakes, and hoodoos of British Columbia’s interior. Fishing, swimming, mountain biking, hiking, golfing, and snow sports are popular here.
Garibaldi Provincial Park
This 188,000-hectare park is a great place to experience some of Canada’s beautiful wilderness without straying too far from the city. Head out on foot to explore more than 90km of hiking trails, enjoy kayaking or fishing on Cheakamus Lake, or cycle the designated trails.
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How much does it cost to rent an RV in Vancouver?
The daily rate for a motorhome rental from Vancouver, BC will depend on the supplier and vehicle you choose and the time of year you are traveling.
As an indication, you might pay around CAD$70-75 per day for a small van conversion or camper or up to CAD$450 per day for a large RV or motorhome during the summer season. Booking your rental vehicles with GoSee is so easy, quick, and secure.
What is the cheapest way to rent an RV Vancouver?
RV rental Vancouver prices are often more affordable during the cold or shoulder seasons. Smaller campervans and van conversions are usually the cheapest rental options in Vancouver.
What’s included in the RV rental?
Always check the listing to see all the amenities included in the RV rental. If there are any added extras, these will be specified in the search listing, too. Some suppliers may include tourist information and maps, and occasionally a campervan rental will come with 24-hour roadside assistance. Escape Rentals usually include cutlery and bedding.
How old do I have to be to rent an RV from Vancouver?
In most cases, the minimum age to rent an RV in Canada should be 21 years old. Some motorhome suppliers only accept renters aged 25 or over—alternatively, they may charge a young driver fee for those aged under 25.
What’s required to rent or drive Vancouver RV rentals?
You will need a full, unrestricted driver's license. If yours is written in a language other than English or French, you should also have an International Driving Permit.
When picking up the RV rental, bring your license, and documentation received, and the credit card used to make the booking.
Can I rent an RV one way from Vancouver?
Yes, many RV rental Vancouver suppliers have depots nationwide or even internationally and will allow you to book a one-way trip, but might charge an extra fee. Specify the locations you wish to start and finish your rental when you search on GoSee so you can choose the best RV rental Vancouver suited for your budget and needs.
What is the minimum rental period?
This will vary according to the campervan hire supplier you choose. One week is a common minimum rental period.
Are there RV rentals with unlimited miles?
The vast majority of RV rentals from Vancouver do not include unlimited mileage. But you can always check with your chosen company if you can avail of extra miles for your motorhome rental.
Are RV rentals pet-friendly?
Yes, there are campervan rentals Vancouver suppliers that allow pets onboard. To see these, tick the “Pet Friendly” box to the left of the search results.
What is the speed limit in Vancouver?
The best way to determine the speed limit for any stretch of road is to check the posted signs. The default speed limit in urban areas of Vancouver is 50 kilometres per hour and 30 kph in school zones—but this can vary. Make sure to follow all designated speed limits while driving campervan rentals in Vancouver.