Advantage Car Rentals Downtown Toronto central location is located at the corner of The Esplanade and Yonge St. It’s in the historic St. Lawrence district of Toronto, which also means it’s in the centre of a truly vibrant area. And just minutes away, the St. Lawrence Market, Berczy Park, the waterfront, Front Street shops and restaurants and easy access to local and regional transit stations. This is one of the most convenient car rental locations in the entire Downtown Toronto. This location is less than 300 metres walking distance from Union Station and 2 km from Billy Bishop Airport (YTZ). Very close walking distance to many central city hotels and businesses and just minutes away from Don Valley Parkway and seconds to Gardiner Expy which makes it seamless to get to and leave Downtown Toronto.
If you don’t find Advantage car rentals off-airport location at Yonge and Esplanade close enough to you or you don’t find it convenient to be picked up and brought to our off-airport location in Downtown Toronto to pick up your rental, we have the best solution for you. We deliver the rental car anywhere in Downtown Toronto including Billy Bishop Airport will collect it from you when you’re done. No more waiting for subway, buses or wasting money on ride-shares to pick up your rental car. We deliver and collect car rentals so not only you can save time and money but also relax. Life is too short, your health and safety are the number 1 priority. Simply download our On Demand Car mobile app and have the rental car come to you and collect from you.
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Reserve your car rental near me in Downtown Toronto with Advantage Car Rentals website using any type of device or call the toll-free number and one of our friendly agents will assist you with reserving your car. You can use a desktop computer, laptop, tablet or smart phone to book your car rental in just seconds.
Choose Advantage Yonge & Esplanade car rental location for pick up and drop off. Make sure to choose your pick up and drop off dates and time precisely. Give yourself enough time to get to the car rental location for pick up and drop off considering the time of the day and other factors such as rush hour to avoid late return fees. With any road trip you take, consider what car is best for your needs and services the best aspects of the drive. Make sure to consider the trunk space, leg room and also the road conditions. Last but not least, before completing your car rental booking make sure to read and understand the terms and conditions. Once you have completed your rental booking, you’ll receive the details of your car rental booking via an email and SMS confirmation.
Your reservation at the Yonge and Esplanade location typically comes with 1 hour grace period. If you’re running late to pick up your rental car please call the location and let one of our agents know that you’re going to delay and they’ll hold the reserved vehicle for you.
At the time of picking up your rental car make sure to have a valid driver’s license and a major credit card. Driver’s license and credit card need to be under the same name.
You will be provided with mandatory and optional coverages. If you have your own transferable coverage, make sure to have a proof of coverage at the time of picking up the rental car. Advantage accepts valid personal automobile policies and credit card coverages. If you have any one of those two then you don’t need to purchase Advantage’s Loss Damage Waiver.
You will be asked to sign the rental agreement either electronically or on paper and you’ll receive a copy of the agreement. Make sure you go over a few items before you leave the car rental lot. Inspect your rental car and determine if there is any damages such as dents or scrapes. Part of your rental agreement includes the description of your rental car’s condition. If you notice anything on the rental car that’s not mentioned on your rental agreement, please bring it to the lot attendant or the rental agent’s attention so they can make sure it’s recorded before you start driving. Inspect the trunk to determine if the spare is inflated and the necessary tools are there. Familiarize yourself with the car. Adjust the mirrors and seats to your liking, and figure out how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers. Get comfortable operating the entertainment system and GPS (if available). You don’t want any unneeded distractions once you start your journey.
Driving in Toronto is a spectacular experience and is the most popular way to see this magnificent city. We ask you to make sure to follow the rules when it comes to driving your rental car because your safety is important to us. At Advantage Car Rentals all vehicle rentals come with 24/7 free roadside assistance. On your rental agreement at the bottom left hand side you can see the roadside assistance toll free number for the specific vehicle make of your car rental. You are more than welcome to use Advantage Car Rental vehicles on toll highways. Keep in mind that there is going to be an administration fee plus to the toll charges charged on your credit card if you decide to use a e-toll highway. Try your best to not get any parking tickets during your rental. In case if you do get a parking ticket, you’ll have a certain number of days to pay for it online yourself. Otherwise Advantage will have to pay for the ticket and will charge you the ticket amount plus an administration fee.
When it comes time to return your rental car at the Yonge and Esplanade car rental location, there are some important things you need to know to avoid any additional charges. If you didn’t purchase pre-paid fuel at the time of picking up your rental vehicle, when you return your car, you are required to bring the car rental back with a full tank of gas. It is a good idea to find a gas station that is close to the car rental location so that you can make sure the tank is completely full. If the tank is not full, you will be charged per littre for the cost of re-fuelling. When you return the rental car, make sure you take all of your personal belongings with you. A representative will check the vehicle for any additional damage that has been incurred. If you have purchased Loss Damage Waiver, and you have not broken the terms and conditions of your rental, you will not be responsible for the cost of any damage. If not, your credit card will be charged for the repair costs. Before you leave the depot, you will be responsible for paying any outstanding charges. This include any fees for late return, fuel charges, and fees for exceeding mileage limitations (if any). Certain car rental locations will allow you to return the car after hours. It is best to check with the location you are planning on returning the car to, and asking about their specific policies. Generally, an after hours drop box is located at the location, where you return your keys. You will need to have this pre-arranged with the location. If your plans change during your rental period, please phone the depot to make sure they do allow after-hours returns. Make sure you have locked the car, and taken all of your belongings with you. It is important to note that your vehicle will not be checked for damage until the next business day, meaning you will still be responsible for any damage that occurs.