Discover Prince George with a car hire from Airport Rentals
The modern city of Prince George in Western Canada has small town charm with all the amenities of a larger city. It is the perfect destination for anyone who enjoys leisure activities, arts, culture, and history. You can easily visit all the top attractions when you pick up a car hire at the Prince George Airport in British Columbia.
Conveniently located on the crossroad of highways 16 and 97, Prince George is a great place to jump in your rental car and explore the natural beauty of the region. If you have time on your hands, you may wish to check out some other popular cities in British Columbia like Dawson Creek, Kamloops, and Terrace or Grande Prairie in nearby Albert.
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Driving your rental car in Prince George
Prince George traffic
Prince George is a mid-size city with just over 70,000 residents, meaning there is little traffic and little congestion. You can get to anywhere in the city within fifteen minutes in a car hire?.
Driving to and from Prince George Airport
Driving from the Prince George Airport to Prince George should take fifteen minutes. Exit the airport and follow Ellis Road. At Johnson Road, turn left and continue until you reach Old Cariboo Highway. Follow the signs to Dawson Creek and then take a left turn onto Yellowhead Highway. This road will take you across the bridge over Fraser River and all the way into the city.
Prince George rental car driving tips
If you are new to driving overseas, make sure you know the road rules before setting off, to ensure a safe and pleasant experience with your car hire. Check out our guide to driving in Canada for extra tips.
Parking at Prince George Airport
The Prince George Airport has ample hourly, daily and monthly parking. For a short stay, travellers can use the ‘pay and display’ parking lot, located directly in front of the terminal, with a cost of CAD$2.00 per hour (two-hour limit). Long-term parking is also available, costing CAD$1.00 per hour, with a daily maximum of CAD$13.00.
Parking in Prince George
You should have no trouble finding a spot to park your rental car in Prince George, with plenty of covered parking garages and on-street metered spots. Parking costs as little as CAD$1 per hour and CAD$6 per day. Parking is free on weekdays after 5pm, on weekends and public holidays.
Booking a Prince George rental car with AirportRentals.com
Pre-book a Prince George rental car with Airportrentals.com and have it ready for collection the moment you touch down at the Prince George Airport. No need to waste hours searching multiple websites, at Airport Rentals all the hard work is done for you.
Simply pop your travel details into our powerful search tool to generate a comprehensive list of available cars, with the lowest priced cars presented first. With our handy preference filters, you can easily find specific models, brands and your preferred transmission type.
To finalise your booking and receive instant confirmation, simply make your selection and fill out a quick form. You never need to worry about hidden fees with Airport Rentals, and customer service is just a phone call away, 24/7.
Prince George Airport (YXS)
Prince George Airport is located southeast of Prince George and is an important hub for the region. Several well-known airlines offer regular flights to a variety of domestic destinations and a small selection of seasonal international flights.
Prince George Airport provides sufficient traveller amenities and services including free WiFi, an ATM, public telephones and information booths providing a range of local area and tourist information. Visitors can also grab a bite to eat at the on-site restaurant and café or take a break in the lounge.
When you are ready to collect your keys and hit the road, make your way to the arrivals hall to find your selected car hire company.
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Accommodation options Prince George
Visitors will find a variety of lodging choices in Prince George, including locally owned providers and established hotel chains. Whatever your preference you are guaranteed to find a relaxing and comfortable place to stay.
Prince George is a city that likes to put on a party and has a variety of festivals throughout the year, celebrating everything from a change in season, to craft beer, food and much more. Check out some of the popular events and see if you can time your visit to attend one.
Prince George sits on the banks of the Fraser and Nechako Rivers and is surrounded by majestic wilderness, giving visitors a plethora of opportunities for outdoor activities. On your trip to Prince George try some hiking, fishing, biking, golfing and skiing.
Prince George embraces its past and pays homage to its traditional lands and the original inhabitants of the Lheidli T’enneh First Nation. Explore more of the city’s heritage with a visit to the Exploration Place Museum or one of the historical sites like popular Huble Homestead.
Things to see in Prince George with your car rental
Whether you are a nature lover, history buff, art enthusiast or enjoy outdoor activities, you will find it all in Prince George. Jump in your hired car and start exploring all the top tourist attractions.