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Montreal by Rental Car

When you start reading some of the names of the locations in Montreal, you might start to think we’re talking about some city in France. As a matter of fact, Montreal is among the top five French speaking cities in the world. The majority of the people in Montreal are bilingual, sometimes speaking even more than two languages. So, it’s safe to say that you’re going to a country where the language barrier won’t be as significant as in other countries. The people are really friendly and you will surely have a fun time living in the country especially if you’re a hockey fan. Canadians are absolutely crazy about hockey. Whatever you do, don’t say anything bad about the Montreal Canadiens , or your trip might not be so pleasant. So, let’s get to everything you need to know about the city before you hop on to a flight and make your way to the largest city in Quebec.

Where can you find Rental Cars in Montreal?

Obviously, if you’re going to Montreal, you’ll be landing at the Montreal-Pierre Elliot Trudeau International Airport. It’s pretty easy to find a rental service there because there are more than a few of them around each terminal of the airport. The closest to you would be 220 meters away. This’ll take you about 3 minutes to walk. One good thing about Canadian rental cars is that they’re  affordable. You don’t need to worry about the kilometers or the days. You can keep the car as long as possible without having to worry about the prices. Another great thing is that you can find any type of rental car. It doesn’t matter whether you’re looking for SUVs, pickups or sedans – our rental services have it all and more!

Driving Laws and Speeding Limits

Canada is another one of those countries that’s really insecure about its traffic laws and regulations. They are unbiased, they’ll impend a fine regardless whether you’re a local or a tourist. Speeding is also considered a serious offense. To make sure that you don’t get a ticket, stay below the following speed limits:

Area Speed Limits
School 30-40 km/h
Urban 50 km/h
Rural 90 km/h
Expressway 100 km/h

According to the laws of Quebec, the left lane is for passing only. Fast traffic can travel on the left lane but not above the speed limit. Usually, the police say that the slow traffic must stay to the right and make way for faster traffic on the left. Also, if you’re driving your rental car very slowly, then you must turn your hazard lights on otherwise you will be fined $100. Another thing to remember is that children under seven cannot be left alone in a car. You will be charged with Child Abandonment even if you only leave your child alone for five minutes. This is pretty hefty business so make sure you take your child even if you go to grab a sandwich.

City of summer - discover the best season of Montreal

View of the skyline cityscape

View of the skyline cityscape

Are you planning a trip to Montreal in the summer? Good idea, the winters in Montreal are beautiful, but also pretty cold. The daytime temperatures can easily reach minus 15 degrees. That's why the summer is way more comfortable. Montreal turns out to be a true summer city. With a rental car from Driveboo, you are not only independent in Montreal, but you can also simply discover the beauty of Canadian nature during the warm summer months. Due to the warm weather in the summer, the inhabitants are mostly outside from the spring months. From May to September, entire neighborhoods are kept free for outdoor activities to better celebrate and sunbathe. Especially famous are the green Le Plateau and the lively and colorful Gay Village. A Mediterranean feeling of joie de vivre is already emerging. Summer in Montreal means experiencing lots of festivals, picnics, and exciting cuisine. Is the weather in Montreal warm enough in summer? Logo, the average temperatures are around 25-30 degrees.  Put your bags in the trunk and off you go on a great summer road trip in Canada. 

Here are some of the best things to do during the summer in Montreal:

  • Rental car to the national parks: Park Saint Jaques or Oka National Park
  • Fête Nationale du Québec in June
  • Montreal's vibrant street food culture
  • Bathing and relaxing in the parks of the city
  • Many festivals such as the "heavymontreal" for fans of hard music
  • Discover the hotspots and beauty of the Canadian city: e.g. the Gay Village

Blood-Alcohol Limit

The law states that the blood-alcohol content should not exceed 0.08. Heavy vehicles like pickup trucks need to have a driver with no more than 0.05. If you get caught with alcohol content over that limit, your license will be suspended immediately. So, make sure that you don’t drive after drinking or have someone else drive if you’re intoxicated. However, if you’re a new driver and you refuse to do a breathalyzer test, your rental will be seized on the spot.

Places to Visit in Montreal

Montreal is a jewel of Quebec and is a highly entertaining merge between the Canadian and French culture. So, in a way, you would be getting the best of both worlds. When it comes to places to visit, there are few that can match the city in grandeur. So, without further delay, let’s name the places that are worth a visit for every tourist.

Places Distance from the Airport Travel Time
Mount Royal 11.6 km 14 min
Montreal Biodome 25.1 km 26 min
Montreal Botanical Garden  21.7 km 21 min
La Ronde 27 km 28 min
McCord Museum 20 km 24 min

Festivals in Montreal

It would be an understatement to say that Montreal knows how to keep you busy. There’s always some festival going on that’s worth visiting. Now, it doesn’t matter whether you’re interested in swinging a few pints of beer or waiting to watch people travelling at 200 mph, Montreal definitely offers a variety of places you could go to. Here we list just a few ideas of events of interest:

  • Montreal Beer Festival
  • Montreal International Fireworks Competition
  • Grand Prix
  • Les France Folies

Emergency Numbers

As a foreigner it can be quite difficult to manage an emergency if you don’t know the emergency numbers. So, in order to be on the safe side, we’ll list out all the emergency numbers that you, hopefully, might not need to call.

Service Number
Montreal Police 514 280 2222
Fire/Ambulance/Police 911
Health Line  811
Unicipal information and non-emergency services 311

To conclude this content, we’d like to say that our rental services are the best option for you if you’re looking to travel around the city on your own. Getting through Montreal by public transport can be quite a hassle. But, if you rent one of our amazing cars, it’ll be really easy to visit every single place we mentioned above. So, save yourself a lot of time and effort and decide for our rental services.

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