Why BA car hire?

Book your car hire with British Airways - in partnership with Avis - and enjoy these great benefits:

  • Great rates and flexibility
  • Combine your flight with a car and save
  • Convenient and extensive choice of locations
  • Earn Avios on every rental
  • Earn bonus Avios when you book flights and car hire together
  • All mandatory charges included
  • 24 hour customer support
  • Free additional driver for Executive Club members
  • Join Avis Preferred at no extra charge and beat the queues with faster pick up

Car hire in Toronto

British Airways car hire, in partnership with Avis, includes all of the mandatory charges that you'll need to drive away your car in Toronto.

• Unlimited mileage

• 24–hour customer support and roadside assistance

• Collect Avios on every rental

• Free additional driver for Executive Club members worldwide

Fly-drive holidays in Toronto allow you to effortlessly combine the wonders of the city with the highlights of the surrounding areas. Take in the sights at your own pace and tailor-make a driving itinerary that compliments your holiday.

Our car hire, in partnership with Avis, means that you can enjoy all the perks of a sightseeing tour, with the freedom and flexibility to make up your own itinerary. Take a day trip to the iconic Niagara Falls - you’ll be amazed by the sheer size and beauty of these roaring waterfalls. Then stop at Niagara-on-the-lake, a beautiful town surrounded by lush vineyards.

Toronto car hire

See Toronto your way with one of our car deals

Driving itineraries we recommend from Toronto

Hire a car and explore the spectacular areas that surround Toronto.


Enjoy a day trip to Buffalo, just a one hour thirty minute drive from Toronto. Stroll around the historic canal side waterfront district and admire the art at the Albright-Knox gallery. Browse for bargains at the outlet malls as you pass and stop at Niagara’s thunderous falls en route. Jump aboard the Maid of the Mist for an unforgettable experience or get an up-close glimpse from the Hurricane Deck. If you have time, explore the Niagara Falls State park and stop at the vineyards of quaint Niagara-on-the-lake.

Niagara Falls.

A trip to Toronto wouldn’t be complete without a day trip to Niagara Falls – hire a car and explore this spectacular area at your own place. The breathtaking waterfalls will simply take your breath away – get wet on the Maid of the Mist or go Behind the Falls and experience their thunderous roar from another perspective. Take a trip up the Skylon Tower for fantastic views or ride the Niagara Skywheel. The Falls Fireworks are a spectacular sight when the sun goes down.


Spend a couple of days exploring the Canadian capital – Ottawa. Just a four hour thirty minute drive from Toronto, there’s lots of exciting places to visit en route so allocate plenty of time for stopping. From the beautiful outdoor adventures of Trenton to the oldest city in Ontario, Kingston - this is also the base for the world-famous Thousand Islands. Belleville is a waterfront city, situated on the picturesque Bay of Quinte. It boasts beautiful scenery and old-world charm in the form of its history, architecture and museums.


Take a drive to Stratford – this charming Victorian city is situated two hours west of Toronto, making it perfect for a day trip. This great art town is alive with culture and brimming with character. One of its highlights being the world-renowned Stratford Shakespeare Festival, which it hosts from April to November. As well as its famous theatre company, you’ll discover plenty of things to do and see. Admire the well-preserved Victorian architecture and learn about the exciting heritage.

Thousand Islands and Kingston.

Situated three hours east, on the way to Ottawa, you’ll discover the picturesque Thousand Islands. This scenic area is located along the peaceful border between Northern New York state and south eastern Ontario. It combines breathtaking beauty with serene bays, lighthouses, historic castles and quaint downtown shopping. Get to grips with the great outdoors and embrace the laidback pace as you explore and enjoy the sights.

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