Thunder Bay International Airport Car Rentals


Whether passengers choose something compact, luxury, sporty, an SUV, or van, they will be glad to know that Avis is available to help commuters with all of their vacation or business travel transportation requirements. The Thunder Bay car rental counter at the airport can provide travelers with a range of options, including child safety seats, GPS, tools to help the disabled access their rental vehicle, fuel plans, satellite radio, and more.

At the time of rental, the driver must show a valid driver’s license in their name.

Customers who present a driver’s license in a non-Roman alphabet must remember to also show an International Driving Permit (IDP) in addition to their valid driver’s license.

Avis desk can be found in the baggage claim area of the terminal. All rental cars are parked outside the building, within walking distance.

After-hours returns are available at Avis. After customers park and lock, the car commuters should place the completed contract and the keys in the DropBox, which is in the Returns area.

The agency accepts most major credit cards as credit identification at the time of rental.

Accepted credit cards are American Express, Avis Charge Card, Diner’s Club, Diner’s Club Int’ l, Howell, AT&T Capital, Discover, GE Capital, JCB, MasterCard, Peterson, and Heather (PHH), Sears and Visa.

Commuters should remember that debit cards are not accepted at the Avis desk at the airport. A debit card can be used to pay for the rental during the car return.

Instead of requiring customers to be 25 to rent, Avis at this location provides rents to customers ages 21 and older with a valid driver’s license and credit card. An underage surcharge will automatically be applied to the reservation.

Operation hours: Sunday- Friday 08:30 am - 02:00 am; Saturday 09:30 am - 07:00 pm

Contact number: (1) 807-473-5040



The budget car hire counter is available in the baggage claim area.

All cars available parked outside on-site. The vehicle return location is the same as for pick-ups.

After-hours returns are possible at the Budget for customers’ convenience. For receiving additional details, commuters are welcome to check information with a representative at the Budget desk.

After parking and locking the vehicle, commuters should place the completed contract and the keys in the DropBox available in the Returns area. It is also important for passengers to remember not to leave any of their personal belongings in the car.

At this location, the Budget has a minimum age requirement of 21 years for all car groups. An underage fee of 15.00 per day applies to customers between the ages of 21 and 24.

International commuters must provide a valid driver’s license as well as a major credit card.

Additional drivers at the Budget are required to meet the same requirements as the primary driver. Additional Driver fees are applied for all additional drivers.

Operation hours: Sunday- Friday 08:30 am - 02:00 am; Saturday 09:30 am - 07:00 pm

Contact number: (1) 807-473-8572



Enterprise counters can be accessed in the Car Rental Centre of the airport. The vehicles are conveniently parked outside the building and are available within walking distance.

Renter’s spouse or domestic partners who meet the same driver’s license and age requirements of the renter are considered authorized drivers at no additional charge. Any additional authorized drivers should appear at the time of hire and meet age and driver’s license terms. An additional fee of $10 per day for every additional authorized driver will be added to the cost of the rental unless applying other contractual conditions.

A domestic partner or spouse is the only allowed additional driver on a rental secured with a debit card.

Vehicles should be returned to the airport rental car parking area.

Cars rented in Canada can be driven throughout the country and the US. However, driven into Mexico is not permitted.

The methods of payment indicated below are accepted at the end of the rental period: VISA, American Express, MasterCard, and US Debit Card. The only United States Check/Debit Cards are accepted, and customers must present a return flight itinerary to use the United States Check/Debit Card.

All renters, as well as the additional drivers, must be at least 21 years old. All renters must possess a valid driver’s license and a major credit or debit card in their name. Customers with learners’ or instructional permits are not eligible to hire. The provided information represents only a summary. For learning about additional details, customers should reference the Driver’s License Information Policy.

The underage surcharge for drivers from the age of 21 to 24 is $20 per day. Customers between the indicated age gap are permitted to rent the following vehicle classes: Cargo and Minivans, Pick-up Trucks, Economy through Full-Size cars, and up to a Standard Size SUV.

Operation hours: Sunday- Saturday 08:30 am - 06:00 pm;

Contact number: (1) 807-473-8572