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Planning on having a vacation in Barrie? Make sure to have a cheap rental car ready when you arrive in the city. VroomVroomVroom can help you reserve a transport prior to your trip. Barrie, Ontario is a city in Canada that is located along Lake Simcoe and has more than enough experiences to enjoy. As a premier vacation destination, this city features magnificent outdoor recreation, excellent dining, and enjoyable theater entertainment.

Barrie is quite affordable and with that, renting a car is no exception. There are several car rental destinations, as well as fantastic vacation packages. Enjoy scenic views, magnificent outdoor adventures, and fun entertainment with a cheap rental car in Barrie.

There are numerous car rental locations within the city of Barrie, Canada. Therefore, competitive business can have its advantages for you when comparing rates. The city has everything from major rental car chains to small business car rental lots. You have plenty to choose from in this fantastic vacation destination when you visit VroomVroomVroom.

Why book a car rental in Barrie with VroomVroomVroom?

Having a car hire gives you  the convenience of easy travel when you want, as well as where you want. Most popular destinations include easy parking so you don't have to worry about where to park your vehicle.

  • Convenience: There are plenty of pick up and drop off locations to choose from including Enterprise, Avis, Budget, Advantage Car and Truck, and many more. Therefore, it is quite easy to rent a car in this amazing city. You also have an option to pick up a car rental in Toronto Airport since we also compare rental cars there. 
  • Big savings: We guarantee the lowest price so you are assured of getting the best deal for your money. Check out our Price Promise so you will know what we are talking about Worried about getting charged extra? With VroomVroomVroom, booking a rental car and cancelling it won't cost you a thing!
  • Excellent service: If you have any inquiry or need some assistance in booking a cheap car rental in Barrie, just contact our friendly customer care team anytime! You can reach out to them via phone, email, or live chat.

Driving tips in Barrie

Before you get behind the wheel, it is best to check the traffic situation in Barrie via Highway 400. This will make it easier for you to find the quickest route to your destination.  It is also advisable to check the weather forecast via The Weather Network so you can plan where to go and what to wear. 

Top Things to Do in Barrie, Canada

Barrie has plenty of attractions and fun-filled adventures for anyone and there are plenty of car rental locations to help get you around.  It doesn't matter what you are looking for while you stay in Barrie.  Choose to take some time to enjoy the great outdoors or perhaps enjoy some family fun.  Have an enjoyable evening with some theater or maybe explore all the shopping opportunities.  The fun never ends when you see what Barrie has to offer.
Treetop Trekking is an adventurous park and very popular destination in Barrie.  This park is not your ordinary park either.  It provides outdoor recreation and brings it to new heights.  Treetop Trekking is a zip-line park and aerial obstacle course.  Have fun being up high with the trees and enjoy the monkey wires, climbing nets, suspended bridges, zip-lines, and a whole lot more.

Barrie Centennial Park is a gorgeous outdoor adventure and features visually amazing gardens, stunning fountains, a swimming beach, volleyball courts, kids playground, and tons more.  This park is an excellent location to drive your car rental to and spend the day enjoying the great outdoors.
Base Borden Military Museum is a wonderful spot to visit in Barrie. In this location you will find numerous military history artifacts, but also aviation items, vehicles and logistics components. Guided tours are available in this great museum which opened in Barrie with the purpose to preserve the military history of the area.
MacLaren Art Center hosts an impressive number of art works. More than 40,000 fine works are displayed within the art center. Collections include contemporary Canadian sculpture and paper exhibits. Visiting this place will definitely be an exciting and interesting adventure.
The Heritage Park is a wonderful green spot in Barrie. This is the best place to visit in the city if you want to enjoy a relaxing picnic. Facilities of the area include a boating dock, walking trails and a sandy beach. Numerous shops and restaurants are located just near the park. In the Heritage Park you will also be able to see the Serendipity Princess cruise boat and the Spirit Catcher Statue.

Applebee's Barrie is a wonderful restaurant located in Barrie. Eating in this spot 
will be a thrilling experience, as the food is always fresh and tasty. Pastas, seafood and steaks can be ordered in this American restaurant.
Casa Mia Restaurant is a place not to be missed if you like Italian food. The service here is outstanding, while the prices are really affordable. A casual atmosphere, a wonderful Italian decor and the most delicious food in the area, can easily be enjoyed here.


Here are more things to do when you're in Barrie!

Historic downtown Barrie is located in a distinct “wrapped valley” which surrounds the west end of Kempenfelt Bay. The center of the city is flat, while the north and south ends are built onto relatively steep slopes. When you choose your rental vehicle using VroomVroomVroom's features to compare rates and find the best deals on car, truck, SUV and  RV rentals, you might consider a larger vehicle – perhaps with four-wheel drive – to make traversing in Barrie and the surrounding area easier for you and your family, friends or co-workers.
Barrie is a great place to be if you're a tourist! Drive your rental car down to Dunlop Street East in downtown Barrie, and explore the city's many restaurants, pubs, boutiques and specialty shops! There are also plenty of night clubs and music venues, as well as experiences for theatre and art lovers to enjoy! Drive your rental car to the Mady Centre for the Performing Arts to see “Theatre by the Bay”, or to the Huronia Symphony for a lovely classical music concert. Art and sculpture lovers will want to visit the MacLaren Art Centre. Have a friend snap your photo standing in front of the large art galley's breathtaking bronze cast of Rodin's “The Thinker”.
Barrie's climate is warm and humid in the summer, and quite cold in the winter. Winter is somewhat moderated by proximity to the Great Lakes. However, the moist air also means lots of snowfalls in Barrie! When travelling to Barrie, be sure to pack appropriately for the season!
Check the calendar and you might be able to enjoy the Barrie Waterfront Festival, the Barrie Film Festival, or the city's Ribfest and Craft Beer Show! You'll be glad that you used VroomVroomVroom to save money on your rental vehicle, because you'll have more money in your pocket and you'll have more fun in Barrie! And remember, there are no hidden fees when you use our service!

More interesting facts on Barrie 

Barrie is one of the largest cities in the province of Ontario. Located on Lake Simcoe's beautiful western shore, Barrie is home to over 136 thousand Canadians, with around 50 thousand more within its outlying metropolitan area. Located in the Golden Horseshoe, Barrie is part of the heart of industry and population in Central and Southern Ontario. In the last two decades, Barrie has been a fast-growing city – its population has doubled since the early 1990s!

If you're headed to Barrie, you might choose to fly into Lake Simcoe Regional Airport. In 2010, the airport (sometimes called Cottage Country Airport) was upgraded and expanded, with runway extensions, new pavement and expansions for parking and at the terminal building. The airport is about a 10-15 minute drive to and from Barrie. It markets itself as a convenient airport that's close to the metropolis of Toronto (about an hour's drive in your rental car) as well as the entire “Cottage Country” of Central Ontario. Lake Simcoe Regional Airport is fully serviced by Canada's Border Service Agency, meaning it routinely accommodates international travelers. Rental cars are available at Lake Simcoe Regional Airport from Avis Car Rental Agency, Budget Car Rental and Enterprise Rent-A-Car.

Barrie's history is a rich and interesting one. The city is located on lands that centuries ago were along an aboriginal route linking Lake Simcoe to Georgian Bay (just off Lake Huron). During the War of 1812, the city was a supply depot for the British, and the ancient route became a key supply line from Fort Willow to Georgian Bay and Lake Huron. (In fact, Barrie is named for naval commander Sir Robert Barrie.) It's recommended that you use VroomVroomVroom if you want to find a cheap car rental rate for your stay in Barrie. Remember that our service will send you an instant confirmation via email, and that there is never a cancellation fee!

To learn more about this historic area of Ontario, you could drive your rental car and follow road signs marking the scenic and beautiful path – known as Nine Mile Portage – from Barrie's Memorial Square, and you can follow the portage in your rental car all the way to Fort Willow!
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Top depots in Barrie
  • Budget Barrie Car RentalBudget Barrie - 10-520 Bryne Drive, Barrie, ON. L4N 9P6
  • Avis Barrie Car RentalAvis Barrie - 425 Dunlop St West, Barrie, ON. L4N 1C3
  • Enterprise Barrie Car RentalEnterprise Barrie - 304 Dunlop St W Unit 4, Barrie, ON. L4N7L2
  • Enterprise South Barrie Car RentalEnterprise South Barrie - 133 Mapleview Drive West, Unit 10, Barrie, ON. L4N9H7
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