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Halifax, Nova Scotia has a fascinating history and a beautiful waterfront. Rent a car at Halifax Airport from DriveNow to see all this city and extraordinary Canadian province has to offer.
Located on Canada's beautiful east coast, Halifax is the capital of Nova Scotia and offers a combination of big city and cosy fishing community vibe. While it is certainly worth visiting in its own right, it is also a great jumping off point for other breathtaking areas around the province.
Just 22 miles north east of Halifax, Halifax Stanfield Airport provides easy access to Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick and even Maine in the US on the other side of Fundy Bay.
With so much to explore, hiring a car at Halifax Airport is the best option to get around Nova Scotia and this amazing piece of eastern Canadian coastline.
Flying into Halifax, your first impression of this friendly city will undoubtedly be from the airport itself. Halifax Airport whilst smaller than some of its Canadian siblings offers a range of shopping, dining and other options you would expect in any major airport whilst retaining the uniqueness of Nova Scotia. How many international airports offer you the chance to buy freshly caught local lobster? And when it comes to car hire at Halifax Airport you’ll not be disappointed either.
With an advanced booking through DriveNow you’ll cut out the hassle and stress of a walk-up booking with more choice and better rates helping to smooth that plane to car journey.
Our booking system automatically searches the databases of Canada’s top car hire brands for their best rates on Halifax Airport car rental based on your travel dates. Booking is quick and easy with everything in Canadian dollars so you know exactly what to expect to pay on arrival. The only exclusions are optional extras such as insurance reduction waivers which you may elect to take out on pick-up.
Having collected your bags and passed through Arrivals, head down to the lower level of the Airport Parkade which houses DriveNow’s partners including Avis, Hertz, Enterprise, Budget and Europcar, all of whom provide great options on car rental at Halifax Airport. Complete the formalities, collect your keys and you’re off.
Having been in the business for over 10 years, DriveNow has built up fantastic relationships with car hire companies right around the world including Canada. By using DriveNow, you can make your search for a Halifax airport rental car incredibly simple and quick by letting us do the legwork for you for free.
One of Canada's older cities, Halifax was originally established in 1749 as a fortified military settlement. Today, the city offers a combination of new and old world delights with world-class cuisine, fascinating museums and the unique opportunity to sail aboard an old-fashioned tall ship.
If you're a beer lover, be sure to check out the Alexander Keith's Brewery. Founded by its Scottish namesake in 1820, the brewery is open for tours where you can hear about the history through music and re-enactments from actors dressed in period attire. The story of the brewery is made that much more interesting considering Keith served as Mayor of Halifax for two terms.
For those interested in the tragic story of the Titanic, or more likely the movie by the same name, a visit to the Fairview Lawn Cemetery might be in order. The cemetery was the final resting place for 121 of the victims from the 1912 sinking of the ship, many of whom were unidentified. However, among the gravestones with names, you'll find one marked J. Dawson – coincidence?
Finally, the Halifax Waterfront is truly an unmissable experience. With boat tours, the longest-running Farmer's Market in North America, museums and festivals, the beautiful waterfront truly has something for everyone.