Explore Comox with a car hire from Airport Rentals
Comox is a small seaside town located on the east coast of Vancouver Island in British Columbia. Along with nearby communities, Courtenay and Cumberland, Comox forms the Comox Valley Region. With the mildest climate in Canada, Comox is a great year-round destination for outdoor recreational activities including swimming, sailing, biking, hiking, diving and much more.
Don’t miss the opportunity to explore the pedestrian-friendly downtown area, where you can lose yourself in exhibits at the many art galleries, explore museums, dine at award-winning restaurants and indulge in some retail therapy at niche stores.
While in Comox you may wish to explore other fantastic nearby destinations on Vancouver Island with your rental car. Make time to visit Nanaimo, Campbell River, Tofino, and Victoria.
Driving your rental car in Comox
Being a small town with a population of just under 15,000, visitors can expect light traffic and little congestion while driving in Comox.
Driving to and from Comox Valley Airport
Driving from the Comox Valley Airport to Comox should take no more than ten minutes. Exit the airport and turn right onto Knight Road. At the roundabout, take 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 town centre.
Comox rental car driving tips
Take care when driving around Comox as deer sightings are common. Expect the unexpected and drive with caution.
There is ample parking at the Comox Valley Airport. Choose from short-term metered parking, medium-term parking in the paved lot or the two gravel parking lots for longer stays. Parking at the airport is affordable with prices starting from CAD$0.50 per fifteen minutes.
Parking in Comox
Visitors to Comox will find most hotels provide parking for their guests and there is plenty of on-street parking available in the downtown area. Check local signage for time restrictions.
Book a Comox rental car with AirportRentals.com
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Finalise your booking to receive instant confirmation, and never worry about hidden fees or charges when you book with Airport Rentals. Plus, enjoy 24/7 access to our helpful customer service department.
Comox Valley Airport (YQQ)
Comox Valley Airport is located five kilometres from downtown Comox and is the second largest airport on Vancouver Island. Daily, non-stop flights are available to Vancouver, Calgary and Edmonton, and seasonal flights are offered to Puerto Vallarta (Mexico).
Visitors will find the airport provides plenty of traveller amenities and services. You can enjoy access to free WiFi, grab a snack or meal at the On the Fly Café, and pick up some souvenirs at the gift store.
Make your way to the arrivals area to locate your selected car hire company.
Comox is a thriving agricultural area on the Pacific coastline with a small-town atmosphere and welcoming locals. Visitors will discover mountain ranges, lush forests, sandy beaches and beautiful rivers and waterfalls, all just waiting to be explored with your rental car.
Known as the ‘land of plenty’ by the first indigenous inhabitants, Comox has a long and interesting history worth exploring. Make time to see the historical buildings and learn more about the maritime beginnings on the self-guided heritage walk. Other sites worth visiting include the Filberg Heritage Lodge and Park, and the Air Force Museum.
Things to see in Comox with your car rental
Take advantage of your rental car and visit the top tourist attractions in Comox.