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Argentina car rentals

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Cheap car rentals in Argentina

EconomyC$ 48/day
CompactC$ 48/day
IntermediateC$ 47/day
StandardC$ 69/day
Full-sizeC$ 71/day
PremiumC$ 96/day
Pick-up truckC$ 284/day
Supplier choiceC$ 55/day
Compact SUVC$ 55/day
Intermediate SUVC$ 153/day
Best rates found by KAYAK users in the past 48 hours.

Top tips for renting 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.
  • 25% of our users found rental cars in Argentina for C$ 60 or less
  • Book your rental car in Argentina at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Off-airport rental car locations in Argentina are around 10% more expensive than airport locations on average
  • Compact rental cars in Argentina are around 66% more expensive than other car types, on average

FAQs about renting a car in Argentina

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

    On average a rental car in Argentina costs C$ 85 per day.

  • What is the most popular rental car in Argentina?

    Compact (Toyota Etios or similar) is the most frequently booked rental car type in Argentina.

  • What is the cheapest car rental company in Argentina?

    In the past 72 hours, the cheapest rental cars were found at Cactus Rent A Car (C$ 47/day), FlexWays (C$ 48/day) and Budget (C$ 51/day).

  • How can I find car rentals near me in Argentina?

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

  • Where should I rent a car in Argentina?

    Based on car searches on KAYAK, the most popular cities to rent a car in Argentina are Buenos Aires (42% of total searches of users looking to rent a car in Argentina), Mendoza (31%) and Salta (16%).

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

    On average a rental car in Argentina costs C$ 463 per week (C$ 66 per day).

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

    On average a rental car in Argentina costs C$ 1,983 per month (C$ 66 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 rent 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 are gas prices in Argentina?

    Gas 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.

Car rental directory

  • rentacarargentina

    Rentacar car rental locations in Argentina

    94 Locations

  • flexways

    FlexWays car rental locations in Argentina

    70 Locations

  • avis

    Avis car rental locations in Argentina

    61 Locations

  • budget

    Budget car rental locations in Argentina

    55 Locations

  • keddy

    keddy by Europcar car rental locations in Argentina

    53 Locations

  • national

    National car rental locations in Argentina

    45 Locations

  • hertz

    Hertz car rental locations in Argentina

    44 Locations

  • localiza

    Localiza car rental locations in Argentina

    43 Locations

  • alamo

    Alamo car rental locations in Argentina

    40 Locations

  • rentatcar

    Rent@Car car rental locations in Argentina

    37 Locations

  • sunnycars

    Sunnycars car rental locations in Argentina

    30 Locations

  • europcar

    Europcar car rental locations in Argentina

    24 Locations

Good to know

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Average price

C$ 66/day

Good deal

C$ 60/day

When to book a rental car in Argentina

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The rates displayed include all taxes and fees for car rentals for the class listed and were found by KAYAK users in the last 48 hours. Offers are subject to change and may not be available on all car rentals listed or dates of travel. Some car rental providers charge additional fees for other services (GPS, infant car seats, etc.). Please check the car rental providers' sites.