For almost forty years, Terminal Auto Body has been the go-to auto body and collision repair shop for residents of Vancouver Island. Located in Parksville on Vancouver Island, BC, we've built a reputation for exceptional quality and customer satisfaction. Our long-standing presence in the community underscores our expertise and dedication to every repair job, big or small. Our loyal customer base, cultivated over years of consistent, quality service, is a testament to our expertise in handling a range of auto repair needs. We are conveniently located on Island Highway East, close to the communities of Qualicum Beach and Nanaimo.

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P.O. Box 1929
440 E. Island Hwy
Parksville, BC V9P 2H7 
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250 248-5144

Mo – Fri 8:00am – 5:00pm

About Terminal Autobody in Parksville

Terminal Auto Body, a family-owned second-generation business, has been a fixture in Parksville since 1979, having relocated from Nanaimo under founder Al Descoteau. Now led by Mark Descoteau and Sari Smith, the shop continues its legacy of excellence. Our success stems from a commitment to modern vehicle repair technology, exemplified by our recent investment in specialized aluminum repair equipment. This advancement enables us to service a wide range of vehicles, from local to imported brands. We also focus on continuous improvement by regularly conducting training seminars for our staff, ensuring top-notch service and expertise.

ICBC-Accredited Services on Vancouver Island

As a recognized ICBC Glass Express facility and a QA Collision Group member, Terminal Auto Body provides various benefits for our Vancouver Island customers. These include:

  • Convenient on-site estimates for vehicle and auto glass repairs.
  • Most estimates can be processed without the need to visit a claims center.
  • Hassle-free direct billing to ICBC.
  • A guarantee on all repair work for the duration of your ownership.

We also cater to clients with claims from all private insurance providers, providing a seamless service experience for all your auto repair needs.

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Valet Service and Replacement Vehicles

We offer a complimentary valet service, which includes pickup and delivery of your vehicle within 30 km of our shop. Whether it's from your home or office, we ensure a hassle-free process for your vehicle's repairs. Additionally, we provide replacement vehicles on request.

Please inform us in advance if you need one so that we can prepare it for your use. We owe our success to the loyalty of our mid-island community customers.

For appointments and further assistance, contact us at [778-400-8364].

Contact Parkville’s Terminal Autobody

At Terminal Auto Body, we believe in making post-accident repairs as stress-free as possible. Our team on Vancouver Island is dedicated to treating each client with respect and ensuring clear, guided support throughout the repair process.

To book an appointment and experience our customer-focused service, please call us at [778-400-8364].


Guaranteed, quality auto body and collision repairs since 1979.

Terminal Auto Body is dedicated to being your go-to destination for all auto body and collision repair needs, offering specialized services for any type of vehicle damage.

We are SPECIALISTS in auto body and collision repair.

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Our paint shop is equipped to handle a variety of jobs, from minor scratch repairs to complete vehicle repainting, using the high-quality, eco-friendly PPG Envirobase paint system, recognized as North America's leading waterborne paint solution.

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Ensuring your safety, our certified technicians provide top-tier glass repair and installation. Our QA locations, many of which are ICBC-approved Glass Express facilities, are equipped to handle all glass repair needs for any vehicle make and model.

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If you're experiencing wheel alignment issues, our QA Collision shops utilize advanced diagnostic tools for accurate assessments and adjustments. We offer thorough inspections and necessary realignments, often covered under insurance for related damages.

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Our Valet Service, available at all ICBC-accredited locations, adds an extra layer of convenience to your repair experience. We offer a complimentary pickup and delivery service for your vehicle within a 30 km radius of our shop. This service is designed to ease the process of getting repairs done, allowing you to focus on your daily activities while we take care of your vehicle's needs.

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Understanding the importance of maintaining your daily routine, we offer various replacement vehicle options while your car is being serviced. Our range includes a fleet of courtesy cars for immediate use and partnerships with reputable rental services like Enterprise and Budget to meet your specific transportation requirements during the repair period.

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Specializing in aluminum wheel repair, our technicians expertly handle everything from minor abrasions to significant damages. We ensure that repaired wheels meet safety standards and often restore them to their original condition, significantly improving their appearance.

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For post-accident scenarios, we can recommend or arrange reliable towing services. We ensure that these services meet ICBC's stringent requirements for licensing, insurance, and storage facilities. If needed, ICBC can also facilitate towing directly to our QA Collision shop locations for seamless service.

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Booking an appointment with us allows for a thorough examination of your vehicle, an assessment of damages, and an estimation of repair costs.

As part of QA Collision, British Columbia’s most established cooperative network of auto body repair shops, we boast 15 locations across the province. For services in Northern Vancouver Island, visit our Campbell River shop. If you're near Nanaimo, our Ladysmith location is ready to assist you.

Secure your appointment now through our online form or by calling us at [778-400-8364].