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Home to Canada's biggest and also most popular airport in the GTA - Pearson International Airport that  connects to seven major highways, Mississauga is a fast-growing suburb of Toronto, located on Lake Ontario's northern shore, and in the Greater Toronto Area.

With an estimated population of over 752,000 in 2015, experts estimated a population increase of 829,000 by 2031 in Mississauga, which is currently ranked No. 6 as the biggest city in Canada by population and continues to remain as the safest town for several years now. In addition, it remains to be one of the most ethnically diverse in the nation and one of the safest cities to live with the lowest crime rates.

Toronto Lester B. Pearson International Airport, which is the busiest airport in the country, is situated in this city. It is also the site of headquarters for companies like Walmart Canada, Target Canada, Microsoft and General Electric. 

The name "Mississauga" comes from an Anishinaabe word, "Misi-zaagiing", which means "Great River-mouth." Before you start exploring the area with a car rental, it is advisable to check the live traffic updates so you can find the best route to your destination. 

Reasons why you should rent a car in Mississauga

Explore museums, theaters, golf courses, lovely parks, and tons more when you pack up to visit Mississauga. Renting a car makes things more convenient and also allows for the ease of getting around. Compare Mississauga  car rental deals here, including Avis, Budget, Enterprise Rent A Car, and Hertz Car and Truck Rentals.

With several car rental locations to choose from, Mississauga offers the convenience of an easier, less stressful experience. VroomVroomVroom lets you compare Mississauga  car rental prices from all the various rent a car locations and provides the convenience of booking a rental car right here. 

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Mississauga has two main rivers that flow through it. Both the Etobicoke Creek and the Credit River allow for easy drainage of water in Mississauga. This Canadian city has plenty of entertaining things to do and there are also quite a handful of car rental locations within the town.

Best time to visit Mississauga 

Weather in Mississauga is influenced by Humid Continental Mild Summer, Wet All Year climate. Humid with severe winter, no dry season, warm summer. The hottest month is July, when max temperature is about 26? Usually first week is the hottest. But be aware of Rain and Thunderstorm.The coldest month is January. In this month temperature could be even -8? at night! In fourth week you should wear the most warmth clothing. And be prepared for Snow, Rain and Fog.

Driving tips in Mississauga 

If you are driving from Mississauga and also planning a trip to Ottawa, the driving distance time is approximately 4 hours and 25 minutes via rental car.

Highway 401 (the Macdonald-Cartier Freeway, connecting Windsor to Quebec) passes through the city's north end. The eastern part uses the collector/express lane system and feeds into Highway 403, the main freeway in the city, which runs through the City Centre and Erin Mills areas. The Queen Elizabeth Way, the city's first freeway, runs through the southern half of the city. These three freeways each run east-west, with the exception of the 403 from the 401 to Cawthra Road, and from the 407 to QEW. North of the 401, the collector lanes of the 403 become Highway 410, which goes to Brampton. Part of Highway 409 is within the city of Mississauga, and it provides access to Pearson Airport. Two other freeways run along or close to Mississauga's municipal borders. Highway 407 runs metres from the northern city limits in a power transmission corridor and forms the city's boundary with Milton between highways 401 and 403. Highway 427 forms the Toronto-Mississauga boundary in the northeast, and is always within 2 kilometres of the boundary further south, with the exception of the area around Centennial Park.

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Mississauga, Sauga or Land of Hurricane Hazel is a city with "Pride in our past. Faith in our future. Be strong. Be proud.", according to its motto.

Home to over 710,000 Canadian residents, Mississauga ranked sixth as the biggest city in Canada and is the 37th largest suburb in the world, based on the number of its residents. Furthermore, Mississauga has been declared one of the safest cities in Canada according to a research performed by Safe City Mississauga for the 15th consecutive year.

Properly situated at Toronto's western border, the city is an urban, modernized metropolis with active business, sports and arts neighbourhoods and just minutes away from The Toronto International Airport.

Today's Mississauga was settled in the early years of the 19th century. A sister city of the modern Mississauga is the city of Kariya, in the Aichi prefecture of Japan. If you plan to visit Mississauga, do not miss its wonderful attractions.

Top-Rated and Popular Tourist Attractions in Mississauga

Mississauga has plenty of fun things to do during your stay in this wonderful city. The town has over 1,000 hotels to choose from for your nightly stays, as well as plenty of Mississauga car rental locations for convenient transportation. Have some fun at the race track or enjoy a nice outdoor walk on one of their beautiful trails.

Square One is one of the biggest shopping centres in Canada and Ontario's largest shopping mall in Ontario. Residents and visitors, including regular tourists can also do shopping and visit other major malls, such as Heartland Town Centre, Dixie Outlet Mall, Erin Mills Town Centre and Mississauga Chinese Centre.

Square One

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A mall located in the center of Mississauga. This is one of the largest shopping centers in Canada and has more than 1.6 million square feet. It opened in 1973 and its popularity is still growing. In the last years, this mall drew to the town of Mississauga about 21,000,000 customers annually. It has more than 360 stores, a large food court with 12 food vendors and over 8,000 parking places. There are a number of visual and performing arts venues: The Living Arts Centre, Art Gallery of Mississsauga, Hershey Centre and Stage West Theatre. Dozens of entertainment hubs around the city with restaurants, movie theatres and gaming facilities (bowling, indoor golf, video games, etc.)

Living Arts Centre

Mississauga Symphony Orchestra Performance

A place where entertainment comes alive. Witness major stars like Michael Bolton, laugh at major national comedian performances, enjoy orchestral performances, opera film series musicals, and much more. This venue also provides live, touring performances like Dinosaur Train Live, etc. No matter what's going on when you're in town, there is surely something to enjoy.

The Waterfront Trail runs along the shores of Lake Ontario and spans over 15 miles. It also carries you alongside the Credit River, which helps divert water from the city. Take some time to enjoy the beauty of the great outdoors, and feel calm and relaxed after a nice walk with your loved ones and friends. Experience the water, wind, and earth in a new way to the Great Waterfront Trail Adventure.


Also known as Sega City Playdium is a family center that you can visit if you travel to Mississauga with the whole family. It occupies 11 acres and offers a lot of entertaining possibilities for families with children, including games, rides and simulators.

Mississauga Steelheads

Formerly known as the Toronto St. Michael's Majors, enjoy some OHL hockey experience. This town has plenty of sports & activities to keep you busy, as well as the convenience of providing numerous rental car places to help get you around.

Lakeview Golf Course

One of several high class courses in Mississauga, proving both an 18-hole championship course and traditional parkland style landscaping. This course has been the host of the Canadian Open two times and also features a lovely clubhouse with full course meals. Lakeview Golf Course is certainly a prime pick for anyone who loves to golf.

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Top depots in Mississauga
  • Hertz Hurontario Novotel Hotel Car RentalHertz Hurontario Novotel Hotel - 3670 Hurontario Street, Mississauga, ON. L5B 1P3
  • Enterprise Clarkson_Port Credit Car RentalEnterprise Clarkson_Port Credit - 2175 Royal Windsor Drive, Mississauga, ON. L5J1K5
  • Budget West Mississauga Car RentalBudget West Mississauga - 2087 Royal Windsor Road, West Mississauga, Mississauga, ON. L5J 1K5
  • Avis Millcreek Car RentalAvis Millcreek - 6400 Millcreek Drive, Mississauga, ON. L5N 3E7
  • Budget Sussex Center Car RentalBudget Sussex Center - 50 Burnhamthorpe West, Suite 107, Mississauga, ON. L5B 3C2
  • Budget Mississauga Car RentalBudget Mississauga - 1590 Matheson Boulevard, Mississauga, ON. L4W 1J1
  • Enterprise Erin Mills Car RentalEnterprise Erin Mills - 3111 Woodchester Blvd., Mississauga, ON. L5L1J2
  • Hertz Dixie & Matheson HLE Car RentalHertz Dixie & Matheson HLE - 5300 Dixie Road, Mississauga, ON. L4W 2A7
  • Enterprise Streetsville Car RentalEnterprise Streetsville - 6465 Millcreek, Mississauga, ON. L5N5R3
  • Enterprise Square One Car RentalEnterprise Square One - 777 Dundas St W, Unit B1, Mississauga, ON. L5C4P6
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