Victoria International Airport is found on the Saanich Peninsula, in the province of British Columbia, Canada. It is recognised by its IATA code of YYJ, and could also be referred to as the Sidney Airport, due to its close proximity to the area of Sidney. The airport is about 22km, or 14 miles from the city of Victoria, and regarded as the ninth busiest airport in the country, handling around 1.5 million passengers every year. The Victoria International Airport car hire companies are mostly found at the airport, however, Enterprise is an off-site car rental company available. Airport passengers can travel to the Enterprise car rental offices by shuttle vans.
The airport of Victoria has a single terminal building that is easy to navigate. It is an efficient and friendly airport, with Red Coat Airport Ambassadors ready to provide assistance to all passengers. These volunteers circulate the terminal building, and are easily recognised by their bright red blazers. There are also information counters in the arrivals hall should further details be required regarding airport services. Passengers who would like to rent a car from Enterprise should make arrangements to be picked up at the airport. The car hire companies that are located at a further distance usually provide free shuttle services to and from the airport. The Enterprise shuttle pick-up area is across from the arrivals end of the terminal building. The trip by shuttle to the car rental office of Enterprise will only take a few minutes, as it is just a few kilometres from the airport. The address of Enterprise is 9429 Canora Road, Sidney, which is to the east of the airport terminal and Rotary Park.
Enterprise Victoria International Airport offers their customers an excellent selection of high quality vehicles that can all be reserved in advance, and online. Online reservations are nowadays the quickest and most convenient way to ensure that you will have a vehicle ready for your holiday or business journey. Online, customers may also arrange to have additional items of equipment included in their rental contract, such as child seats or satellite navigation systems. These items will cost a few extra CAD per day of hire. Enterprise hand controls for disabled drivers may also be available for persons with a lower limb disability. The device may include a steering wheel knob, but in general, will operate the brake and accelerator pedals of certain kinds of vehicles with an automatic transmission. From the rental location of Victoria International Airport, hand controls are free of charge, but should be reserved at least forty-eight hours in advance.
Vehicles from Enterprise are similar to those hired by many of the other Canadian car rental companies, and are arranged into various car categories. The Suzuki Swift is found in the Economy car category, and is a nice small car ideal for customers who are keen on cheaper car rental rates and who don’t require much room for luggage. The Swift is also a car that is fuel-efficient. Compact cars are similar to the Nissan Versa, and may have two or four doors, and the Dodge Caliber and Ford Focus are example vehicles found in the Intermediate car category. These cars have air conditioning and AM/FM stereo. Larger cars available for hire from Enterprise include the Ford Fusion, Hyundai Sonata, Chevy Impala and Nissan Altima, and Premium and Luxury cars are similar to the Buick Allure, Chrysler 300 and Buick Lucerne.
Additional car categories available from Enterprise include Minivan, Intermediate SUV, Standard SUV, Luxury SUV, Premium Elite, Large SUV, Pickup Truck and Large Pickup. The larger cars that are able to seat up to seven passengers in these categories are similar to the Chrysler Town and Country, Dodge Grand Caravan, Lincoln Navigator, Cadillac Escalade, Chevy Tahoe and Ford Expedition. These vehicles may have power locks, power mirrors, leather upholstery, cruise control and/or a telescopic/tilt wheel. SUVs for five passengers include the Ford Escape, Jeep Liberty, Ford Explorer and the Chevy Trailblazer, and Pickup Trucks are similar to the Chevy Colorado, Dodge Dakota, Chevy Silverado and Ford F150. The Large Pickups have some interesting features such as premium audio systems, advanced driver and passenger airbags, a front 40/20/40 split recliner bench with driver adjustable seat and separate driver and passenger climate control.
Many of the cars hired from the Victoria International Airport car rental companies can be arranged as one way hires or cross-border rentals. Enterprise one way hire services allow the car to be returned to a different rental location, and therefore saves time for customers who are perhaps leaving from an airport other than Victoria International. One way hires, depending on the length of the rental period and the return location chosen, could incur additional charges. In the area surrounding the Saanich Peninsula, there are also many islands of interest, and should a rented car be required to travel on a ferry, permission from Enterprise should be obtained, as additional insurance may need to be purchased. To rent a car from Enterprise in Canada, the primary renter will need a major credit card and a valid drivers license. Driving licenses issued in the United States of America are usually also accepted.
Enterprise, Victoria International Airport, will be happy to provide further car rental information for passengers arriving at the airport.
Sidney Airport Offsite
9429 Canora Road
Sidney, BC V8L 1P2
Telephone Number: (250) 655-7368