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Santo Domingo car rentals

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Cheap car rentals in Santo Domingo

EconomyC$ 22/day
CompactC$ 24/day
IntermediateC$ 39/day
StandardC$ 46/day
Full-size SUVC$ 66/day
MiniC$ 43/day
Passenger VanC$ 155/day
Pick-up truckC$ 336/day
Intermediate SUVC$ 58/day
Compact SUVC$ 61/day
Standard SUVC$ 110/day
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Top tips for renting a car in Santo Domingo

  • Santo Domingo Airport (SDQ) is the primary entry point to the Dominican Republic. For those in need of car rentals, Santo Domingo car rentals prove to be a reliable choice. Car rental company locations are even conveniently situated near the baggage claim area in the terminal building. Whether you’re traveling alone or with family, car rentals in Santo Domingo offer vehicles for various needs. There are many options, from economical cars for budget-conscious travelers to spacious SUVs for outdoor adventures and comfortable minivans for large families. With trusted providers such as Avis, Hertz, Enterprise, and more, car rentals in Santo Domingo ensure a seamless and enjoyable exploration of the vibrant culture, beautiful beaches, and historical treasures that Santo Domingo and the Dominican Republic offer.
  • Santo Domingo car rentals require children under 10 years of age to be secured in appropriate child restraints. When you are traveling with children under the age of one year, you should secure them in rear-facing car seats for safety. If your children are between the ages of one and four, you should fasten them in forward-facing car seats with harnesses. Renters should use booster seats for children between ages four and 10.
  • When driving in Santo Domingo, you might consider renting a compact car, which could help you more easily navigate neighborhoods such as Zona Colonial, which has narrow streets that may make it difficult for SUVs and other larger vehicles to maneuver. Alcázar de Colón is one of the neighborhoods with limited parking spaces. Compact cars will more easily maneuver their way into parking spots. Plus, smaller cars also provide fuel and engine efficiency.
  • Driving in Santo Domingo is a delightful way to explore this dynamic capital city and its surroundings. The streets of Santo Domingo can be busy. As such, planning journeys outside peak hours can help avoid heavy traffic congestion, particularly during weekday rush hours. These are from approximately 7 a.m. and 10 a.m. and again from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Book your rental car in Santo Domingo at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Off-airport rental car locations in Santo Domingo are around 26% more expensive than airport locations on average
  • Standard rental cars in Santo Domingo are around 85% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about renting a car in Santo Domingo

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

    On average a rental car in Santo Domingo costs C$ 89 per day.

  • What is the most popular rental car in Santo Domingo?

    Standard (Class Standard SUV or similar) is the most frequently booked rental car type in Santo Domingo.

  • What is the cheapest car rental company in Santo Domingo?

    In the past 72 hours, the cheapest rental cars were found at Right Cars (C$ 22/day), America Car Rental (C$ 24/day) and Autounion Car Rental (C$ 54/day).

  • How can I find car rentals near me in Santo Domingo?

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

  • Should I rent a car in Santo Domingo?

    Yes. Opting for car rentals in Santo Domingo offers travelers the freedom to embark on an unforgettable journey at their pace. Although public transportation is available, car rentals offer flexibility that fixed-schedule public transportation lacks. Travelers can venture beyond the city's bustling streets and discover nearby attractions like the idyllic beaches of Boca Chica or the historical landmarks in the Colonial Zone. With a rental car, visitors can easily access the stunning landscapes of Los Haitises National Park or the serene waters of Lake Enriquillo.

  • What is driving like in Santo Domingo?

    A mix of urban energy and relaxed coastal vibes generally characterizes the driving culture in Santo Domingo. While some capital city areas can be busy and fast-paced, Santo Domingo offers pleasant drives with beautiful coastal routes and scenic views. Road conditions are well-maintained, providing travelers with a smooth and enjoyable driving experience. Speed limits are generally lower, ranging up to 70 km/h (45 mph) in busier areas like the Zona Colonial. The average speed limit on highways leading to attractions like Boca Chica is 90 km/h (55 mph).

  • How old do you have to be to rent a car in Santo Domingo?

    If you are looking to rent a car with Santo Domingo car rentals, you must be 21 years old and above. However, drivers above and below the ages of 21 and 24, respectively, can rent Santo Domingo car rentals if they pay an underage surcharge. Remember to carry your valid driver’s license to be eligible to rent a car. However, if the license is not in Spanish, you should bring an International Driving Permit (IDP). In addition to documentation, renters should carry a major credit card for security deposit purposes.

Car rental locations in Santo Domingo

Car rental directory

  • autounion

    Autounion Car Rental car rental locations in Santo Domingo

    3 Locations

  • aco

    ACO Rent A Car car rental locations in Santo Domingo

    2 Locations

  • carwiz

    CarWiz car rental locations in Santo Domingo

    2 Locations

  • discount.quebec

    DISCOUNT.QUEBEC car rental locations in Santo Domingo

    2 Locations

  • finalrentals

    Final Rentals car rental locations in Santo Domingo

    2 Locations

  • flexways

    FlexWays car rental locations in Santo Domingo

    2 Locations

  • streetrent

    Street Rent a Car car rental locations in Santo Domingo

    2 Locations

  • abbycar

    AbbyCar Car Rentals car rental locations in Santo Domingo

    1 Location

  • acerentalcars

    Ace Rental Cars car rental locations in Santo Domingo

    1 Location

  • americacarrental

    America Car Rental car rental locations in Santo Domingo

    1 Location

  • enterprise

    Enterprise Rent-A-Car car rental locations in Santo Domingo

    1 Location

  • rightcars

    Right Cars car rental locations in Santo Domingo

    1 Location

Good to know

Most popular car type

Standard

When to book a rental car in Santo Domingo

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