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Saint John's in Newfoundland in Canada started off as a British Colonial fishing port and has today developed into an exciting city destination. Cheap flights to Saint John's are available year-round but it's the milder summer weather and the snowy wintry vistas that pull in the crowds.

Hiring a car in Saint John's

Cheap Saint John's car hire makes this the most convenient form of transport to use, especially when it comes to getting to many of Saint John's hotels. It's very straightforward to arrange car hire from Saint John's Airport and there are a number of global brands based here ensuring quality vehicles for the duration of your stay. To get the best prices, book your car hire in Saint John's in advance.

Places to visit in Saint John's

Once you have arranged your Saint John's car hire there is plenty to see and do here. Murray Premises is a National Historic Site and the spot with the city's oldest buildings. If you want to learn more about the area's history, visit the Provincial Museum of Newfoundland and Labrador, or learn about Saint John's scenery at the Johnson Geo Centre. Survey the city from Signal Hill and enjoy the bars and restaurants after a hard day's sightseeing.

General Advice on Hiring a Car

When you purchase car hire you are entering into a contract with your car hire company. Always check their terms and conditions before you buy to make sure you're aware of your responsibilities when you collect your car in St-John's, and any additional charges.

Here's a few things to watch out for:

  • Almost all car hire companies add a mandatory fee for drivers under the age of 25.
  • Check what level of insurance is included for the hire car in St-John's. In particular check how much the excess is (the amount you need to pay in the event of any accident) you may want to take out additional insurance.
  • Check what the fuel policy is with your car. Don't forget to fill up the tank before you drop it off if you've agreed to return it full!
  • Find out if there's a maximum daily mileage - especially if you're planning to do a lot of driving in St-John's!
  • You'll need to pay a deposit (or pre-approve one) to pick up the car. Most car rental companies will only accept credit cards for this.

  • If you'd like more advice on common charges (and what you can do to avoid them) read our complete guide to car hire.