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Get on island time with a Comox Airport car rental
Pick up a Comox Airport car rental on the east coast of Vancouver Island and explore a picturesque region of sparkling sea views, lush forests, and craggy mountains. Comox is an ideal all-year-round hub for outdoor recreational activities including swimming, sailing, biking, hiking, diving, and much more because of its mild climate. This tranquil town offers plenty of indoor fun as well, with a fantastic array of art galleries, museums, award-winning restaurants, and eclectic boutiques to enjoy. Get a deal on Comox car rental and GoSee it for yourself.
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Picking up Comox Airport car rental
Comox Valley Airport (YQQ) is located five kilometres from downtown Comox and is the second largest airport on Vancouver Island. You can fly directly to Comox from Edmonton, Calgary and Vancouver Airport. It’s a small terminal but you can expect standard airport amenities including a cafe, gift shop, and free access to WiFi. Three car rental companies are located onsite: Budget, Enterprise and National.
Getting around with a Comox car rental
Keep these driving tips in mind when you pick up car rental Comox.
Heading to the city proper from Comox Valley Airport should take no more than ten minutes. From the airport, just turn right onto Knight Road. Upon reaching the roundabout, use the third exit onto Pritchard Road and then a right onto Noel Avenue. At Church Street, turn left and follow this road all the way to the centre of the town.
Being a small town, visitors can expect light traffic and little congestion while driving in Comox.
Winter conditions pose the biggest challenge to visiting drivers. Remember that posted speed limits are for ideal weather conditions, so slow down. Check weather reports before heading out and when in doubt, stay put.
Take extra care when driving around Comox as deer sightings are common. Please drive with caution.
Looking to park your rental car? Comox Airport provides ample parking from short-term metered parking, medium-term parking in the paved lot or the two gravel parking lots for longer stays. Visitors to Comox will find most hotels provide parking for their guests. In the downtown area, there is plenty of on-street parking available. Check local signage for time restrictions.
Car rentals Comox Airport: Things to do
The Comox Valley is rich in wildlife, giving visitors the opportunity to see orcas, humpbacks, dolphins, grizzly bears, and so much more. Get on with a local tour and soak up these one-of-a-kind experiences.
Sip and sample your way through the incredible local offerings of craft beer, wine, spirits, and farm-to-fork cuisine.
The pedestrian-friendly downtown offers a variety of unique bookstores, gift shops, boutiques and more to browse—as well as trendy eateries and cafes to snack in along the way.
From skiing Mount Washington in the winter to hiking the trails of Strathcona Provincial Park in the summer, there is no shortage of energising activities in Comox across every season.
There are nine fantastic courses in the Comox Valley, and, great news for golfers—six of them remain open all year round!
GoSee’s tips for Comox car rental
Choose a car rental type you feel most comfortable driving, with your group size and travel plans in mind. Sporty SUVs are a popular option for Comox.
There is a limited selection of vehicles at Comox Valley Airport, so it is important to book well in advance to secure the rental car you want—particularly during peak travel periods.
If you are planning a Vancouver Island road trip, most car rental companies allow you to pick up a vehicle in Comox and drop it off somewhere else. Start your adventure and return the rental car in Nanaimo, Abbotsford, or Victoria. Some rental companies will even allow you to take a car ferry across the US border to cities like Seattle and Portland.
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Car rental Comox Airport: Frequently asked questions
Is it cheaper to rent at the airport or away from the airport?
It can be cheaper to rent away from the airport, but in many cases, the price is the same. Also, differences in price are often negligible when factoring in the added convenience of picking up a vehicle as soon as you land. Compare your options across multiple brands by typing your details into the search function on this page.
How much does it cost to rent a car in Comox?
Rates for rental cars Comox Airport fluctuate as a result of supply and demand, so it is best to compare current prices instantly across multiple brands by typing your details into the search function on this page.
Note that for one-way rentals, like to just pick up or drop off Comox, the rates will be different.
What happens if I need to cancel my Comox car reservation?
Most rental car companies at Comox Valley Airport (YQQ) offer free cancellation.
What types of cars can I rent in Comox?
Comox Valley Airport offers the following vehicles classes for you to choose from: compact, economy, intermediate, full size, and SUV vehicles. Selection is limited, so it is best to book as far in advance as possible.
What do you need to rent a car in Comox?
To rent a vehicle in Comox, you need to be at least 21 years old with a full and valid driver’s license, as well as a major credit card in your name to hold the reservation.
In the absence of a Canadian driver's license, the home country driver's license and an international driver's permit must be brought the entire rental period. According to the driver's license information policy, any type of temporary driver's licenses will not be permitted.
Travel insurance is also a standard, so check the coverage for both renter and renters passengers as providers have different policies on the renters existing coverage especially (but not limited to) accident medical expenses. Avail any promo to contractually waive renter's responsibility or a discount code for such when available.
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Comox?
You must be at least 21 years old to rent a car in Comox.
Which car rental companies in Comox have updated their vehicle cleaning and safety policies because of Coronavirus (COVID-19)?
Most companies offering car rentals in Comox have updated their vehicle and cleaning safety policies because of the pandemic. Enterprise also offers an enhanced cleaning option, which you can select as a filter when comparing search results for Comox airport car rentals.
What is the cheapest car rental company in Comox?
The cheapest car rental company in Comox can change due to multiple factors, but Budget Car Rental Canada has consistently low rates.
Which car rental companies are at the airport: Comox Airport (YQQ)?
Three car rental companies are located at Comox Valley Airport (YQQ): Budget, Enterprise, and National Car Rental Comox Airport. Follow the airport signs to the rental counter of your chosen provider.