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Owasco RV Hire in Canada
Owasco Motorhome and RV Hire in Canada
2018 Season

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Long Term Discounts
Discounts apply to the 0km and All Inclusive,
100kms per day and the Unlimited kms rates
(can be combined with above specials)
27 to 41 Days - 5% Discount
42 Days or more - 10% Discount

2018 Standard Rates
Rates in Canadian Dollars Rates
Valid: 01 March to 31 October 2018
Daily Rates Include
0 kms & CDR Insurance
01 MAR - 31 MAY
01 JUN - 08 JUL
09 JUL - 26 AUG
27 AUG - 23 SEP
24 SEP - 31 OCT
Fuel Efficient Diesel Deluxe RV's
RS22 Deluxe Sprinter Van
2 Berth Diesel
C23 Fuse
2+1 Berth Diesel
Deluxe RV's without Slide Out
19' Deluxe Roadtrek Van
2 Berth

C22 / C24 Deluxe
Motorhome - 4 Berth

Deluxe RV's with Slide Out
C24 View Slide Out
4 Berth Mercedes Diesel
C26 Deluxe Slide Out
5 Berth
C28-30 Double Slide Out *
6 Berth
Deluxe A Class RV with Slide Out
A30-32 Double Slide Out
6 Berth
Important Note: Rates Do not Include Tax
* Available with bunk beds

Standard Rate Includes:

  • Vehicle Rental
  • CDR Insurance with a excess of CAD $1,500
  • Free Additional Drivers (2 drivers are Free, 3rd driver or more $10 per driver per day- Maximum $300)
  • Road Maps, Camp guides etc on pick up.
Other Standard Inclusions:
  • Free 24h Ford, GM and Mercedes Benz Roadside assistance
  • Free WIFI available at our station for all customers
  • Free transfer to/from Whitby Go Train Station (city train).
  • Free road maps, tour information, camping guides and information on special attractions and special events
  • Free luggage storage

All Inclusive Packages:
Package 1
CAD $30 per day to be added to 0km rate. (12 nights minimum rental)

  • Convenience Kits
  • Preparation Fee
  • Fee & Transfers up to 4 passengers

Package 2
CAD $20 per day to be added to 0km rate. (12 nights minimum rental)

  • Convenience Kits
  • Preparation Fee

Additional Extras:

  • Preparation Fee - CAD $80; Includes propane fill, 1 pack toilet paper & toilet chemicals
  • Convenience Kits: CAD $90 per person (maximum CAD $400 per vehicle)
  • Extra Kilometers - CAD $0.40 per km. Payable upon return of the vehicle; applies to all vehicles
  • Transfers -
    CAD $250; Transfer up to 4 persons per motorhome; Each Additional person CAD $40 To/from specified points
    CAD $125; Transfer one way up to 4 persons per motorhome; Each Additional person CAD $20 To or from specified points
    Free: Transfers to/from local Train station.

Mileage Options:

  • 100km per day Pack: CAD $34 per day. adds 100km per day to each rental
  • 500km Packs: CAD $179 per package (not eligible for specials or discounts)
  • Unlimited Kilometers $61 per day (regular fuel units) $67 (diesel fuel units) Adds unlimited kilometers to the All Inclusive Package, only in connection with all inclusive package (Only available with the Inclusive Package)
  • Additional Kilometres: CAD $0.40 per kilometer (payable at the end of your rental- applies to all vehicles)

Northern Rentals Surcharge:
A surcharge of CAD $300 applies to rentals travelling north of Fort St. John on the Alaska Hwy, Cassiar Hwy, into Yukon and Alaska. Travel on the Dempster Hwy (also referred to as Yukon Highway 5 and the Northwest Territories Highway 8) into the NW Territories and Nunavut is not permitted. Northern use must be specified and confirmed at time of reservation. We allow northern rentals with non-slide C20', C22'- C24'. No vans are permitted for northern travel. Please note that insurance coverage is void if travelling in restricted areas without authorization. Repairs, damages and delays caused by mechanical breakdowns will be the responsibility of the renter. 7 Nights Minimum Rental Period.

Security Deposit:
CAD $500 Pre-Authorised & Signed Credit Card imprint only.

Ontario Highlights Tour:
Owasco Itinerary with all campground reservations (for 2 people) Price: CAD $1,625 based on double occupancy

Enjoy 12 days / 11 nights in beautiful Ontario and take in our iconic cities, Provincial Parks, and Tourist Hot Spots.
Full Information here  822kb PDF

Minimum Rental Period:
7 Days minimum rental.

Tax is Applicable on all prices.
Toronto Departures: 13%

Convenience Kits:
CAD $90 per person (Maximum $400 per vehicle)
Full Information here  714kb PDF

Driver - Age Requirements:
All drivers must be a minimum of 21 years of age and a maximum of 76 years of age, and must have a valid drivers license.
VIP / CDR insurance is mandatory for all drivers under 25 years of age.

Additional Driver:
1st & 2nd drivers are Free of charge; 3rd driver and more $10 per driver per day (maximum of CAD $300 per additional driver)

Additional Extras:
Dishes & Cutlery: we always pack 2 extras of each item. Charges will apply for lost or broken equipment. Extras like wine glasses and teapots upon request.

Additional Extras
Bicycle including Bike Rack (bring your own helmet)
Mens / Womens / Childrens
CAD $200 for 7 Days
CAD $15 per additional day
Gas BBQ (1 bottle of propane included)
CAD $4 per day (max $40)
Standard Camping Chairs CAD $10 each per rental
Baby Bed
Baby Camping Chairs FREE
30 AMP Electrical Extension Cord CAD $35 per rental
Safety Bed Rail CAD $10 per rental
TV and DVD CAD $100 per rental
Electric Toaster CAD $10 per rental
GPS System CAD $8 per day (max $96)
Generator Request Charge - please note not all vehicles categories Have a generator option). Payable in advance must be reserved at least 7 days prior to travel, cancellations at rental counter not accepted. CAD $50 pre-reserves an RV with a Generator
Owasco NEW Free Run Passport
In the cooperation with Ontario Parks, purchase this 12 Night Passport and travel to any of the beautiful pre-selected 14 Ontario Park campgrounds with No additional camping fees and No reservations required ! Come and go as you please to all 14 pre-selected campgrounds during your 12 day passport tour.
Full Information here 947kb PDF
Please reserve extras at time of booking. Extra items are payable at station.
Child Seats: Due to varying rules & regulations we no longer supply child seats or booster seats.
for car seat rentals please see: www.littletraveller.ca (Calgary) / www.weetravel.ca (Vancouver/Toronto)

US Border Crossing:
Traveling into the United States is allowed at no extra charge.

Roadside Assistance:
Customers renting OWASCO vehicles from our regular fleet, have 24-hour Ford, Chevrolet and Mercedes roadside assistance in Canada and the USA.
Our Casual Camping fleet is excluded from roadside assistance, due to mileage. This service does not cover the expenses for non-mechanical difficulties such as running out of gas, cooling fluids or oil, tire and radio problems, air conditioning, losing keys, non functioning appliances.

We also give our customers a toll free emergency phone number where we can be reached daily from 8am to 5pm. We therefore do not cover any cost incurred by use of cell phones.

If for any reason the reserved vehicle is not available, Owasco reserves the right to substitute a vehicle of equivalent value, to refund all payments without further liabilities, or offer a higher rated vehicle at no extra cost to the renter. Any subsequent expenses (additional ferry costs, gasoline, etc.) are the renters responsibility.

Should a lower rated vehicle be offer, Owasco's only obligation is to refund the cost difference between the two vehicles. In the event that the renter refuses to accept the vehicle offered, the renter acknowledges that all payments will be forfeited and he/she will have no further loss or damage against Owasco.

No refunds for early returns, Owasco will not refund any reservation cancelled, missed or otherwise as a result of act of God, or war or an act of terrorism.

Renters Responsibility:
Every renter must have a valid credit card to be able to rent an RV from OWASCO. The renter is responsible for the vehicle and will be charged for any misuse or undue care, mechanical damage due to negligence in vehicle operation or failure to provide normal maintenance.

This includes checking engine oil, fluids and coolant levels at each refueling, as well as reporting mechanical failures immediately. Necessary repairs over CAD $75 require prior authorization from our office. Insurance coverage is void by not reporting any damage to OWASCO and Insurance Company within 24 hours.

Fuel Information:
Fuel costs are the rente's responsibility. No claim is made as to fuel consumption. The fuel tank is full before departure and we expect it to be full up on return. A CAD $20 service charge, in addition to the fuel cost, will be applied if the RV is returned without a full tank of gas.

Storage of luggage, cars and airline tickets is possible at the pick-up station. The customer assumes all risk for damage or loss of items stored.

Vehicle Pick Up and Return Hours:
The vehicles are handed over between 10:00am and 3:00pm and must be returned between 8:00am and 10:00am. No pick ups or drop offs after 3:00pm. Late returns will be charged an extra CAD $50 per hour and our transfer to the hotel will be void.

NO Refunds for Early Return !

Depot Hours:
Monday to Friday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Saturday: 8:00am - 4:00pm
Sunday and Public Holidays: Closed

Pick Up Times:
Pick up is between 10:00am and 3:00pm. (by appointment only) No pick up's after 3:00pm

  • Clients must call their pick-up station either the day before their pick up (between 15:00-16:30) or the morning of their pick up (between 8:00-8:30) to book their pick-up appointment. Their pick-up time will not be considered confirmed until they have spoken with one of our rental clerks. If a transfer to the station has been requested, it will be confirmed at that time as well.
  • Upon delivery of the vehicle, the client must hold a voucher containing the particulars of the rental: party's name, reference number, type of vehicle, items prepaid and items to be paid locally.
  • The client must pick-up and return the vehicle at Owasco station as specified in the reservation confirmation.

Drop Off Times:
Drop off is available between 8:00am and 10:00am. No Drop offs after 10:00am. No Exceptions

  • Late returns are inconvenient for both Owasco and the customers waiting at the station to pick up their motorhome. Therefore, late returns are subject to a $50 per hour late charge.
  • No refunds for early returns. When a unit is returned early, and a return transfer has been booked, it will be considered void if the unit is not dropped off during the designated drop off times between 08:00 and 10:00
  • If the rented vehicle is returned to any location other than Owasco RV, the renter agrees to pay a return service charge of $3 per km (with a minimum charge of $100)

NO Refunds for Early Return !

Vehicle Pick Up / Transfer / Orientation:

Customer Transfers

  • Owasco does not provide car seats or booster seats for clients travelling with children. Car seats are mandatory for children under nine in Canada.
  • Transfer times are between 10:00 and 14:00
  • No transfer for bikes!
  • We do not transport large items such as golf clubs, bikes etc.

Pick-up and Drop-off at Airport Hotels available Monday through Saturday
Drop off at the Toronto airport available Monday-Saturday
Pickup or return to Toronto Downtown Hotels are not available.

CITY TRAIN (Downtown Toronto Transfers):
Wish to stay in Toronto’s downtown outside of our Monday pickups? Take the CITY TRAIN!

Owasco offers free transfers to/from Whitby GO Train Station Monday through Saturday. The Go Train runs daily with departures every 30 minutes direct from Toronto's Downtown to Whitby and Whitby to Toronto's Downtown. Whitby GO TRAIN station is located just 5 minutes from our Rental Station. Toronto's Union Pearson (Train from Airport to Downtown) Runs every 15 minutes.

The customer convenience and ease is unbeatable with the Go Train, and with rail lines running directly next to Lake Ontario customers will enjoy a very scenic route before arriving at our station. Clients may view Go Train schedules at anytime via website at www.gotransit.com Or may download a mobile app onto their cellar device. Union Pearson Train: https://www.upexpress.com/

We spend 90-120 minutes with our customers to personally familiarize them with our vehicles and if required we will take them for a short test drive. There is plenty of opportunity to ask questions.

  1. A thorough explanation of the vehicle, appliances and rental contract provided by on of our multi-lingual rental clerks.
  2. Each customer receives a manual with information on how to maintain and operate the RV safely, including what to do in case of a breakdown or an accident.
  3. Payment will be collected for the additional insurance, damage deposit, cleaning deposit and any items that were not pre-paid.
  4. Advice will be given on driving in Canada, including rules and regulations of the road. A short test drive is possible upon request.
  5. The clients will receive free tour packages, maps and campsite information, along with a personal explanation of things to do and see.
  6. Free storage of luggage is available upon request.

Canadian 2018 Public Holidays:

01 January
New Years Day
19 February
Family Day
30 March
Good Friday
21 May
Victoria Day
02 July
Canada Day
03 September
Labour day
08 October
25 December
Christmas Day
26 December
Boxing Day

Insurance Details:
Owasco maintains liability coverage on all its rental vehicles to a maximum of CAD $5,000,000 for any bodily injury and property damage liability claims arising from the operation or use of its rental vehicles.

Premiums for this basic public liability coverage are included in all rental rates, which also include premiums for collision insurance and comprehensive insurance (CDR) with a deductible of CAD $1,500 per occurrence. All coverage and waivers are subject to the express terms of the rental contract and of the applicable motor vehicle insurance contract.

In the event of an accident, insurance coverage is voided by not reporting damage to Owasco RV and the police within 24 hours of the incident taking place.

Damage to Vehicle:

Customer's Responsibility:
In the event of loss or damage to vehicle while on rental, whether or not due to the fault of the rental customer, the customer's responsibility for direct and accidental loss or damage to the vehicle is limited to a maximum of CAD $1,500 per occurrence. There is no limit how-ever, if the vehicle incurs loss or damage not covered by the insurance as outlined in the insurance table.

Security Deposits:
At time of rental we charge the renter's credit with a Cleaning Deposit of $150 / $250 Class A and take a signed imprint as an Insurance Deposit. Security Deposits are refundable upon vehicle's check-in if it has been returned: On-time, undamaged, clean, equipment complete, holding tanks empty and gas tank 100% full. Deposits given by charge credit cards, will be refunded the same.

Deposit's - All Vehicles
Cleaning Deposit - CAD $150
Insurance Deposit - Signed imprint
Total Deposit at time of pick up - CAD $150

The exchange rate different between the amount charged at pickup and that at drop off is the responsibility of the customer.

Floor Plan Variation and Vehicle Specifications:
Floor plans and specifications may vary within each rental category, and are subject to change without notice. Information supplied with reference to a vehicle description is general. We cannot guarantee a specific unit or floor plan when making a reservation.

Cleaning Charges:
We are proud of the condition of our motorhomes, and they are all non-smoking. To avoid extra charges, we expect all rental units to be returned clean inside and out, with all holding tanks empty and the gas tank full. A cleaning deposit of $150 is processed on the renter's credit card at pick up.
No pets/animals allowed in units. No smoking allowed in any of the vehicles!

Fees apply if rules are broken or the vehicle is returned unclean.
CAD $500 smoking / pets fine
CAD $75 per hour inside / outside cleaning.
CAD $150 dumping fee per tank.
CAD $20 fuel refill service fee + fuel.

Travel Restrictions:
Parking in Montreal & Ottawa is not allowed, if vehicle is stolen customer will be responsible for loss. Motorhomes are not permitted on Dempster Hwy, Inuvik, Northwest Territories, Mexico or Death Valley, California, and Black Rork Desert (Burning Man). Travel in Alaska and Yukon, on Cassiar Hwy or Alaska Hwy is permitted with a Northern Surcharge (conditions apply). Motorhomes are not permitted on roads designated on the official provincial or state maps as other roads - gravel or dirt.

Breakdown and Repairs:
The Client acknowledges the possibility of a mechanical failure or breakdown, and acknowledges that such occurrence is an inherent contingency associated with the operation of the vehicle, and that such contingency is beyond the control of Owasco. The client agrees to hold Owasco harmless from and against any loss of time, transportation costs, inconvenience, and loss of food in the vehicle, and any and all expenses resulting from such failure or breakdown.

Owasco will make all reasonable efforts to assist the client to obtain help or arrange for repairs, subject to the location of the vehicle and business hours of the repair facilities. Owasco has the right to refuse service to any customer. We also reserve the right to NOT REPLACE a damaged unit in the even that the damage is due to a self-inflicted accident. Please note that we do not refund cell phone costs incurred for on-the-road calls.

Our customers are advised at the time of pick up of numbers that they can call should roadside assistance be required.

Insurance Information and Deposits:

Per Occurence
CDR Insurance
Included in Rates
Fire & Theft (Personal Contents Not Covered)
Windshield & Glass Damage
$1,500 ($3,000 on A Class)
Motor Vehicle Accident / Vandalism / Hit & Run / Hail / Storm
Vehicle Accident in Parking Lot, Campground, Service Station
Collision with any Stationary Object
Insurance and Security Deposit required
$500 Pre-Authorised & Signed Credit Card imprint only
Cleaning Deposit required
$150 process credit card charge


The following are not covered if damages are not covered by insurance and the cost of all resulting repairs and replacement vehicles are therefore the responsibility of the renter:

  • Failure to maintain all fluid levels;
  • Failure to use specified fuel or use of contaminated fuel; or fuel in water system;
  • Operation by anyone under 21 years of age, not licensed or not listed on the rental agreement;
  • Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs;
  • Deliberate or wilful damage by renter or guests;
  • Damage to the interior of the Motorhome;
  • Travel in restricted areas;
  • Towing of any kind;
  • Freezing of the vehicle's systems;
  • More passengers than the available seat belts;
  • Damage occurring in an accident that the renter has failed to report to Owasco, Insurance Company or police within 24 hours,
  • Self-Caused Accidents: Owasco reserves the right to deny replacing the vehicle depending on cause of accident.
  • Motor home theft in Montreal and Ottawa (except in specified campgrounds)
  • Damages to awnings, if unit is equipped with an awning and damages occur, even if not in use, damages are not covered by insurance and customer will be responsible.
  • Flat Tires
  • Failure to use tow-haul when driving on steep hills

Shortening of Rental Period:
If a renter shortens their hire period by more than a week - it may be treated as a cancellation of the whole booking and a rebooking. This depends on when the amendment takes place and how many days of hire are being cancelled. Please ensure you always have travel insurance in place.

Changes and Cancellation Fees:
No fee if cancelled within 3 days of booking.
First change - no charge, CAD $50 for each additional change.

Up to 30 days before pick up: CAD $250 + taxes
30 - 16 days before pick up: 70% of rental charges + taxes
15 - 1 days before pick up: 85% of rental charges + taxes
No show : 100% of rental charges + taxes

Different fees apply for Group Bookings - Please contact us for more information.
No refunds for early returns.
Owasco will not refund any reservation cancelled, missed or otherwise as a result of war or an act of terrorism

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Telephone: (+61 3) 9584 0896 Fax: (+61 3) 9584 0840   Toll-Free Australia: 1300 663 854
Office Address: By appointment at 28 Bear Street, Mordialloc, VIC 3195, Australia
Mailing Address: PO Box 5309, Mordialloc, VIC 3195, Australia
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