How to Rent a Car at Kelowna Airport

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Updated: May 29, 2022
By Santorini Dave

Rental car companies at the Kelowna Airport.

Hertz, Enterprise, Budget, and Avis are opposite baggage claim and immigration at Kelowna International Airport. Cheap prices and a huge selection of cars can be reserved at

Kelowna Airport Car Rental

My recommendation: The Kelowna airport is small and easy to navigate and definitely the best spot in the Kelowna area for rental car pick up. For the best prices reserve a car in advance at the Kelowna airport.

Tip: If you’re looking for large family-sized minivan or if you require an automatic car then book in advance for the most selection.

Do I need a rental car for Kelowna and the Okanagan?

A rental car makes exploring Kelowna, the Okanagan, and the numerous lakes and wineries much easier and more enjoyable. Public transportation is fine for getting between the main cities but anything apart from the downtown destinations is slow or non-existent. A rental car is close to a necessity for the region. If you did decide against a rental car then the West Kelowna Wine Tour has free pick up from all downtown Kelowna hotels.

Rental cars available at Kelowna airport: Hertz • Enterprise • Budget • Avis

Booking rental cars at Kelowna Airport.

Reserve in advance on for the best prices and selection.

Rental car parking lot at Kelowna Airport.

The rental car parking lot is directly opposite the airport terminal and steps from both Arrivals and Departures.

Rental car pick up and drop off at Kelowna Airport.

The rental cars from Enterprise, Hertz, Budget, and Avis are all in the same parking lot – literally a 30-second walk from the terminal.

Kelowna International Airport Rental Car at Terminal

After you confirm your reservation and get the rental car keys exit the doors just to the right of the rental car kiosks …

Kelowna International Airport Rental Car in Terminal.

… Or walk through the terminal to the left of the kiosks.

Kelowna International Airport Rental Car from Terminal

Follow signs for the Car Rental Lot … 

Kelowna International Airport Rental Car Pick Up

… And exit at any door – they’re all steps from the rental car pick up lot.

Kelowna International Airport Rental Car and Taxi Prices

Directions for the rental car lot, taxi line, and shuttle buses are outside all entrances.

Kelowna International Airport Rental Car Luggage

If you have a lot of luggage there are free carts just outside the exits.

Kelowna International Airport Rental Car Lot

Rental car pick up and drop off are at the same parking lot. For drop off use the main highway exit for the Kelowna Airport and follow signs to the rental car lot. Departures is a very short walk from the drop off lot.

Wineries for day trip near Kelowna.

Many Okanagan wineries are within a short drive of the Kelowna airport – the closest is just 2 km to the east.

Downtown Kelowna is 15 km southwest of Kelowna International Airport. Vernon, Peachland, Summerland, Pentiction, Naramata, Oliver, and Osoyoos are all within a 2 hour drive of Kelowna airport.

Kelowna International Airport Rental Car Parking Lot

The Kelowna airport has more selection and better prices than downtown Kelowna. Book in advance at

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