Safety tips for driving after the Covid-19 lockdown

June 22, 2020 Rental car Roadtrip

Having been cooped up for months to doggedly slow the spread of Covid-19, Canadians are eagerly looking to get outdoors again and make the most of the summer. Expecting people to sit at home when the sun’s hot and the lake waters are cool is too much to ask as the lockdowns are easing. Road […] full post

What’s a diesel car like to drive?

June 15, 2020 Review

Cars with diesel engines are nowhere near as popular in Canada (or North America) as they are in Europe. Are we missing a trick by not considering diesel cars and trucks? Theoretically, diesel engines with their superior fuel economy and highway ability should be perfect for Canadian roads. If you think of diesel engines as […] full post

Cheap and free parking in Toronto

June 8, 2020 Rental car

In Toronto, the only thing that’s more annoying than having to shovel off snow throughout the winter season, is finding affordable parking spaces and unlike the former, this problem persists throughout the year! The city has witnessed a sharp rise in population ever since the 1950s and has since emerged as the country’s financial capital. […] full post

Road trip on a budget with cheap car rental

June 1, 2020 Roadtrip

Canada is vast and perfect for road trips. But big distances can make for expensive car hire and curb your plans, right? Wrong! Check out some simple car rental tips and save hundreds (if not thousands) of dollars on a rental car and explore this spectacular country the way it is meant to be – […] full post

Renting a car during Covid-19? Look for these things

May 25, 2020 coronavirus Covid-19 Rental car

The spread of the novel coronavirus and ensuing Covid-19 pandemic are going to change how we travel for the foreseeable future. Personal transport has already become the most important means of travel, as people try to minimize the risk of coronavirus transmission from shared spaces. Car rental in Toronto has become centre stage as people […] full post

Car shows for gearheads to watch during the Covid-19 lockdown

May 18, 2020 Car shows

Being stuck at home during the Covid-19 lockdown has its plusses. There are a ton of great car shows online and thousands of hours of entertainment just waiting to tap into. Check out our list of car and truck shows to watch this weekend that will get your pulse racing. Grand Tour (Amazon Prime Video) […] full post

Simple tricks anyone can use to save fuel while driving

May 11, 2020 Article Fuel saving

The Covid-19 pandemic has driven the price of gas down dramatically. But that doesn’t mean driving doesn’t have an impact on the environment. Driving economically – to reduce your fuel bill and save the planet – starts with the driver. It doesn’t matter if you are driving an econobox; drive it badly and you’ll end […] full post

Car safety tech that’s keeping you safe (2020)

May 4, 2020 Rental car

Modern safety systems have made cars a lot safer to drive and be driven in. Every model year ‘intelligent’ and new car safety features are introduced that prevent accidents from distracted driving, sudden stops, poor visibility and drowsiness. Whether you are getting car rental in Toronto or buying a car in 2020, make sure it […] full post

Road trips near Toronto…done right during social distancing

April 27, 2020 Outdoors Roadtrip

Most people have seen their long weekend plans get cancelled as the Covid-19 pandemic has dragged on. Don’t get us wrong, it’s better to be safe than sorry any day of the week. But about now you, like thousands of others, will be feeling a little cooped up. So, we have made a social distancing […] full post

What to look for in cheap and cheerful van rental in Toronto

April 20, 2020 BLOGS

Need a big box on wheels for not much money? That’s easy, at Advantage Car and Truck Rental’s the truck rental rate of one truck can be less than the price of the Starbucks coffees you buy for your friends/employees who help you haul! Incredibly low prices with the promise of a clean, well-maintained truck. […] full post