Drive a great bargain . . . PractiCar Car & Truck Rentals!
PractiCar Car & Truck Rentals—quality used car and truck rentals.
PractiCar Car & Truck Rentals was formerly known as Rent-a-Wreck.

Practicar Car & Truck Rentals

PractiCar Car & Truck Rentals drives a great bargain offering low everyday prices

PractiCar Car & Truck Rentals is conveniently located throughout the Kootenay region in beautiful British Columbia. Formerly known as Rent-a-Wreck, we continue to offer low everyday prices on the rental of minivans, SUVs, 15-passenger vans, cars and trucks of all sizes, and moving trucks.

PractiCar Car & Truck Rentals is your source for quality used car rentals in the East Kootenay region, including Cranbrook, Fernie and Creston in British Columbia.

PractiCar Car & Truck Rentals offers the same service in the West Kootenay, including the communities of Trail, Nelson and Castlegar.

At PractiCar Car & Truck Rentals, we believe that discount car rental prices can coincide with top-of-the-line customer service. We strive to meet all of your car and truck rental needs, whether you are looking for an insurance replacement vehicle or a van or minivan to take on vacation. Please inquire, as each location offers different services and vehicles. We boast special ICBC rates as well.

PractiCar Car & Truck Rentals was established in 1976 in Prince George, B.C. Our colourful history has brought us to the No. 1 position in used car rental and sales in Canada. If you are thinking of renting or buying a car or truck, PractiCar Car & Truck Rentals offers to budget-minded individuals the opportunity to think economy with reliability, thrifty pricing and value for your dollar. For moving, business needs, local and vacation rentals, or buying a reliable vehicle, always check with PractiCar Car & Truck Rentals. Check our local branches for specials and discount coupons.

PractiCar Car & Truck Rentals’ pre-owned cars and trucks are certified to verify that they are the highest quality pre-owned vehicles in the marketplace. If we don’t have the vehicle you’re looking for on our lot for purchase, we can find it for you through our network of locations throughout Canada.

Drive a great bargain . . . PractiCar Car & Truck Rentals!

East Kootenay locations:

  • Cranbrook
  • Fernie
  • Creston

West Kootenay locations:

  • Trail
  • Nelson
  • Castlegar

Services offered:

  • Reasonable and very competitive rates
  • Car, truck and van rentals
  • Daily, weekly and monthly rates
  • All vehicles equipped with winter tires
  • Special insurance replacement rate
  • No extra charge for additional drivers
  • Minimum age required: 21 years old

Low everyday prices on:

  • Minivans
  • 15-passenger vans
  • SUVs
  • Cars
  • Trucks
  • Moving trucks
  • Special ICBC rates

2 Reviews

Donald Drumph
Nov 20, 2016

Bigly, this is the yugeest, bigly-est service ever, everyone tells me so.

Alf Simpson
Nov 20, 2016

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    8137 Old Waneta Rd Trail V1R4X1

Business at a glance

Business Name

Practicar Car & Truck Rentals

Hours of operation:

Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Closed Saturday and Sunday


Darrell Dickson

First year in business:


Kootenay Business magazine:

Platinum 2017 (Castlegar, Nelson, Trail) Platinum 2016 (Trail), Gold 2015 (Trail), Platinum 2014 (Trail), Platinum 2013 and Platinum 2012 Best of Business awards for Rental Car Agency

Kootenay Business magazine:

Bronze 2015 (Trail) and Bronze 2014 (Trail) Best of Business award for Moving/Storage Company

Kootenay Business magazine:

Silver 2014 (Trail) Best of Business award for Used Car Sales


524 Nelson St Nelson V1L2N9:

1335 Columbia Av Castlegar V1N1H7: