Entries by Tracey Gauthier

Peace of Mind Rental Coverage

Bristol’s Platinum Plus Coverage+ offers driving a rental vehicle with peace of mind. Renting a vehicle can be stressful.  Like many that rent a vehicle, you were not planning on it at all that day.  You were either involved in an accident, now your car is in the shop, or you brought your car in […]

Truck Inspection Stations – When to enter

You’ve rented a truck from Bristol, now you’re driving along the highway and there’s a truck inspection station ahead with the lights flashing to enter, what do you do? A lot of renters are not sure if they need to enter or not.  We’ve made a simple list of those Bristol vehicles that are required […]

407 ETR Fees to Increase February 1, 2019

Many find driving the 407 ETR a time saver and, according to the 407 ETR, it can save a commuter from 20 – 60 minutes per trip, if you’re willing to pay for the kilometres driven. Also announced by the 407 is the increase in annual trips on the roadway from 71.9 million per year […]

Making Bristol a Safer Place

Accidents can happen anywhere at anytime, so we made sure our employees are prepared to help customers or co-workers in need. Our Managers recently took part in re-certifying and brushing up on their First Aid, CPR and AED skills. We’re happy to report Bristol locations now have a certified first aider available that is prepared […]

New Distracted Driving Penalties in Ontario

Ontario just rolled out new fines and suspensions for Distracting Driving on January 1st, 2019. Here’s what you need to know; What is Distracted Driving? Distracted driving is considered any activity that takes your focus off the road, even when you’re sitting stopped at a red light. These activities include; Using any electronic device; making or […]

Bristol Toy Drive 2018

Our annual Toy Drive kicked off on December 1st.  As usual, our staff was up to the task! All our toy donations were delivered this year to the Richmond Hill Salvation Army Toy Centre.  The staff and volunteers at the Salvation Army were amazing and so very grateful. Our annual toy drive has been quite […]

Pumpkin Carving Contest 2018

Our Bristol locations participated in a Pumpkin Carving Contest for Halloween the year. Our panel of judges at head office declared our Markham office the winner! Check out some of our entries below. First Place Winner – Markham Second Place Winners – Scarborough and Milton       Other participating office entries;       […]

New Location in Pickering!

Well, we’ve done it again. We’ve welcomed another location to our Bristol family.  This time we’ve opened in Pickering, ON. Our newest rental office is located at 2059 Bayly Street in Pickering, which is at the corner of Bayley and Church Street. It’s situated perfectly on the border of Pickering and Ajax so we can […]