Which Vancouver car rental companies allow their rental cars to enter the US for a significant period of time (four weeks or longer), assuming the car will be returned to them in Vancouver? I'm an Australian citizen.

  • Are you a Canadian Citizen, an American, or some other? This makes a difference. – CGCampbell May 15 '15 at 2:30
  • Better question: Which companies do not. – CGCampbell May 15 '15 at 2:59
  • @CGCampbell Added a note that I'm an Australian. As such, I don't have much experience with rental cars and international boundaries. I know some offered cross-boundary rentals but I would have thought there'd be limits? – dlanod May 15 '15 at 3:21
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    I have not noticed any limits in car rental contracts and it's quite common to cross the Canadian-US border with rental cars in either direction ( returning the car in the country of origin). Insurance is usually valid either side. Mexico is a completely different situation. Suggest you shop for a rental, then confirm. Four weeks+ is a relatively long rental and different rules may apply to the insurance. – Spehro Pefhany May 15 '15 at 12:10
  • Actually most companies make you sign that you will not take the car to the US. I regularly rent cars in Canada and almost always told not to take it over the border. It's too bad because it's very close and I could refill the tank for less. – Itai May 22 '15 at 17:39

There doesn't seem to be an issue with you taking a car from Vancouver and returning it in the US.

Just did a search on Kayak picking up in Vancouver Airport and dropping off in SeaTac airport and the major rental companies are happy to oblige even though it's getting a bit pricey.

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