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Guide to Frequently Used Car Rental Terms

Car Rental Canada Glossary

VroomVroomVroom wants to make sure your car rental booking goes smoothly. If you've ever been confused by terminology used in rental terms of conditions, or any phrases you have come across while booking a rental car, then this guide can help you. Here are the definitions of a few commonly used car rental terms. 

AIRPORT SURCHARGE

An additional daily charge may apply if you are picking up a rental car from an airport. 

COLLISION DAMAGE WAIVER

Refers to the optional damage insurance that is offered to customers at the car rental desk. 

COUPON

If you are asked to input a code from a coupon, it refers to a special discount rate that may apply. 

ONE WAY RENTAL

A one-way rental is a vehicle that is being dropped off at a different location to which it was picked up. 

UNLIMITED MILEAGE

You have no restrictions to the amount of kilometres you can travel throughout your rental period. 

VEHICLE CLASS

Refers to the type of car you will be driving (eg. SUV, van, compact)