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The most exciting and vibrant town in the western Canadian province of Alberta is Calgary. Its city's rich history of cattle ranching, farming, and oil production make it one of the most historic and interesting cities in all of Canada. According to the April 2016 census figures, Calgary's total population now stands at 1,235,171, which saw an increase of 0.3 per cent from last year. 

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If  you are searching for a car rental in Calgary, most definitely you've come to the right place because we compare all of the low price car rentals available from Alamo, Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Hertz, and Thrifty in Calgary! Our Price Promise assures you of getting the lowest rate in rental cars. 

VroomVroomVroom also compares rental cars in Calgary Airport because we wanted you to have a more comfortable travel experience. No need to take a shuttle or wait in line at the rental car counters just to book a vehicle. You can even do it online while waiting for your flight to take off. 

There's a lot of land to explore, both in the city and around the countryside, so it's wise to book a car rental in Calgary so you can explore the whole area. 

Three reasons why you need to rent a car when you are in Calgary

1. Freedom – With your own rental car you will have the ability to travel all over Calgary and Southern Alberta, seeing the sites and enjoying restaurants, attractions and nightlife. Driving a cheap  car rental in Calgary means you won't be stuck anywhere at any time!

2. Convenience – Your vacation or business travel is always made easier by an affordable hire car. In Calgary, you'll want to see the rugged countryside of the Canadian Rockies and the downtown attractions like the Calgary Zoo and Chinatown. If you are taking in a Calgary Flames NHL hockey game or hiking in the foothills and photographing a breathtaking mountain sunset, your rental car gives you the storage space you need to enjoy your time in Calgary. And it's always the most reliable way back to your hotel or office!

3. Exploration – From Downtown Calgary it's only about an hour's drive west in your rental car to the Rocky Mountains. And it's only about three hours to drive your rental car north to Edmonton. Booking your car rental makes it possible for you to travel around town without utilizing public transportation or sharing vehicles. It's the smart way to make the most out of your time in Calgary! 

Planning to explore Alberta with a car rental in Calgary? Then  it is best to check the traffic and road situations so you can find the best route. 

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VroomVroomVroom can help you find and compare a reliable RV rental in Calgary.  You can save time and money by booking with us! Just imagine, you can enjoy and spend more time exploring all the lovely and stunning attractions you love to see as soon as you arrive. Start now by comparing RV rentals to get the best deal.  If there's any problem or you need some help, you may contact us either via phone call, email or live chat. You may also leave us a message on Facebook and Twitter 

Calgary Guide

Fun things you can do in Calgary

There are many activities that keep people busy in Calgary! Here are just a few of the best of them.

Pro Sports - Tourists and locals alike cheer for the National Hockey League's Calgary Flames. The Calgary Stampeders of the Canadian Football League are also based in this city.

Your Calgary car rental allows you to travel to home games for both sports, or even to take a road trip north to attend matches in Edmonton. The Calgary and Edmonton teams always have fierce rivalry contests!

Recreation - In 1988 it was the site of the Winter Olympics, and now the city's sports facilities like Canada Olympic Park is a destination for those who want to enjoy skiing (downhill or cross-country), ski jumping, snowboarding and luge. It serves as a primary training venue for competitive athletes like Olympic team hopefuls! Canada Olympic Park is also a mountain biking trail during Summer. If you rent an SUV with a bike rack, it's quite easy in Calgary to go mountain biking here, or out west in the foothills of the Canadian Rockies.

Prince's Island Park is a beautiful park situated on the Bow River. The 20 hectares of land that the park has were a donation of the Prince family, the family of the man that built Eau Claire Lumber Mill, Peter Anthony Prince. 

The park is very appreciated by locals of Calgary and by tourists, for the great festivals it hosts through the summer.

Downtown - Apart from the urban greenway Prince's Island Park, you'll ensure that you can easily access this and other downtown attractions in your car rental Calgary.
Just south of downtown are the Midtown and Beltline areas. And in the middle of these is the locally-famous “17 Avenue,” known for bars, restaurants, shopping and nightclubs. Before and after Calgary Flames' hockey matches, 17 Avenue is filled with red-wearing fans, which gives it the nickname “the Red Mile.”

Olympic Plaza at Calgary, Canada

Olympic Plaza is a lovely park located downtown Calgary. It is situated on the Macleod Trail. In 1988, it was used as a venue for the medal ceremonies of the Winter Olympic Games held in Calgary.

Telus World of Science is a science museum that you should visit while in Calgary. The interactive exhibitions and the educative presentations make this attraction suitable for all the family. Each year, this museum attracts more than 300,000 visitors.

Chinook Center is the largest shopping center in Calgary, with more than 250 stores. It opened in Calgary in 1960 and has almost 1,500,000 square feet. The mall has a large food court than can accommodate about 900 people and offers more than 20 different food vendors with dishes from the international cuisines.

Here are some great dining spots in the fine city of Calgary

Drive your Calgary car rental to La Brezza Ristorante, which is the top-reviewed restaurant in the city. For fine Italian cuisine, La Brezza is your best choice in the entire Calgary metropolitan area!

If you're in the mood for seafood, why not hop into your rental car and head over to 7 Seas Seafood & Grill? This place is another of the hottest eateries in this cool city, and features wonderful food and great service! The menu is an interesting combination of Canadian and Filipino dishes, and they have the best wait staff you'll find anywhere! Hope to see you there!

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