Argentina car hire

Argentina car hire

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  • Sunnycars car hire locations in Argentina

    43 Locations

  • Avis car hire locations in Argentina

    37 Locations

  • Budget car hire locations in Argentina

    35 Locations

  • Rentacar car hire locations in Argentina

    33 Locations

  • Rent A Car car hire locations in Argentina

    31 Locations

  • National car hire locations in Argentina

    30 Locations

  • Alamo car hire locations in Argentina

    29 Locations

  • Hertz car hire locations in Argentina

    29 Locations

  • Localiza car hire locations in Argentina

    29 Locations

  • keddy by Europcar car hire locations in Argentina

    26 Locations

  • Europcar car hire locations in Argentina

    19 Locations

  • UMove car hire locations in Argentina

    19 Locations

Top tips for hiring a car in Argentina

Liability insurance is mandatory if you intend to drive in Argentina, so be sure that you are covered before signing any rental contracts. Also, Argentine law requires that all cars always carry the following items: warning triangles, a fire extinguisher and a first-aid kit. If the rental agency does not provide them, then you are responsible for acquiring them yourself.

Most rental agencies do not offer unlimited daily mileage, so if you wish to rent a car in Argentina and are on a budget, you may wish to try the agency Facil rent a car, which offers an option for unlimited daily mileage. The maximum is usually about 200 km per day (about 124 miles), which is especially helpful if you plan on exploring the vast southern Patagonia region or the Andean mountain range in the west.

When vacationing in Argentina, you should know that cars with automatic transmissions are uncommon there. This is true of rentals as well, which means you may have to pay more for an automatic if you are unfamiliar with a manual transmission. That said, most of the American rental companies should have a supply of automatic cars, so your search should start with them first.

If you intend to travel across the borders to Brazil or Chile in a rental car, you should notify your rental agency in advance because there may be additional fees that could affect your travel plans. You may also need to show other documentation at border checkpoints, and you should always make sure that you are carrying all of your paperwork with you, including your passport, driver’s license and rental contract.

FAQs about hiring a car in Argentina

  • How much does it cost to hire a car in Argentina?

    On average a car hire in Argentina costs £47 per day.

  • What is the most popular car hire in Argentina?

    Compact (Ford Focus or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in Argentina.

  • What is the cheapest car hire agency in Argentina?

    In the past 72 hours, the cheapest car hires were found at Rentar Low Cost (£18/day), Full Rent Car Rental (£20/day) and Rentacar (£20/day).

  • What is the best car hire agency in Argentina?

    Based on ratings and reviews from real users on KAYAK, the best car hire companies in Argentina are Localiza (9.8, 2 reviews), National (9.0, 2 reviews), and Alamo (8.7, 6491 reviews).

  • How can I find a car hire near me in Argentina?

    Take a look at our extensive car hire location map to find the best car hire deals near you.

  • Where should I hire a car in Argentina?

    Based on car searches on KAYAK. The most popular cities to hire a car in Argentina are El Calafate (61% of total searches of users looking to rent a car in Argentina). Salta (17%) and Ushuaia (11%).

  • How much does it cost to hire a car for a week in Argentina?

    On average hiring a car in Argentina costs £357 per week (£51 per day).

  • How much does it cost to hire a car long term for a month in Argentina?

    On average a car hire in Argentina costs £1530 per month (£51 per day).

  • What is driving like in Argentina?

    Although you only need a valid driver’s license from the US, it is still advisable to secure an international driver’s permit, which will allow you to drive across international borders should you decide to add some spontaneous road adventures to your travel itinerary. Argentineans drive on the right side of the road, and the law requires that you wear seatbelts in rental cars.

  • How old do you have to be to hire a car in Argentina?

    You will need to be at least 21 to rent a car in Argentina, and you will need to have possessed your license for at least a year. Some agencies like Avis will allow rentals to individuals up to age 75. However, you should be aware that most companies will apply a "young drivers surcharge" for those between 21 and 24, so doing some research online is prudent if you’d like to get the best deals.

  • How much does petrol cost in Argentina?

    Petrol prices in Argentina tend to be reasonable compared to prices in the United States. The average price per gallon is about 3.60 USD and about 43 ARS (0.95 USD) per liter. Diesel prices are even cheaper, so if you need to rent a car in Argentina, a vehicle with a diesel engine is not a bad option to consider.

  • What are the speed limits in Argentina?

    The usual speed limit within city zones is 60 km/h (37 mph) and between 100 km/h and 130 km/h (62-80 mph) on highways and expressways outside the city. Driving laws involving alcohol are strictly enforced, and there are plenty of speed checks, so you should exercise due caution when you are on the roads, especially when driving at night.

The rates displayed include all taxes and fees for hire cars for the class listed and were found by KAYAK users in the last hours. Hires are subject to change and may not be available on all hire cars listed or dates of travel. Some hire car providers charge additional fees for other services (GPS, infant car seats, etc.). Please check the hire cars providers' sites.