Car rentals in Buenos Aires: All you need to know
A Buenos Aires car rental gives you the opportunity to go where you want, when you want. You can check out all the sights, and even see what else the rest of the area has to offer. CarRentals.com has answered the most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Buenos Aires. Read on to see which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
How do I get a great deal on a rental car in Buenos Aires?
CarRentals.com makes it a breeze to snag the best deals. Just enter your travel dates and go through the list of car rental companies, pick the top rental locations, and find the most wallet-friendly packages Buenos Aires has to offer. You should also:
- Read the mileage policy to prevent any surprise fees
- Book your rental car as far ahead of time as you can
- Avoid airport pick-ups; they commonly are more expensive
- Compare daily and weekly rates; you may save more if you rent the car for longer
Even a little knowledge can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental suppliers have outlets in Buenos Aires?
There are around 20 rental car companies that you can pick from. We have budget-friendly names like Fox and Budget and global ones like Avis and Enterprise. Scan through the reviews to help you figure out which is best for you.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Buenos Aires?
That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what you'll be doing when you visit Buenos Aires. If you're having difficulty picking the right car, be sure to look over the table below. We've compared the most popular vehicle categories for you:
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Buenos Aires?
Usually, the age limit for renting a car in Buenos Aires is 21—the same as it is across most of the country. However, you might need to pay a surcharge if you're under 25. Be sure to read the rental agreement to discover what the total will be before you book your rental.
Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Buenos Aires?
When cruising through Buenos Aires or the rest of Argentina, you'll need insurance. Many suppliers require that you show proof of insurance before you pick up your car. Many countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to purchase temporary insurance with the rental supplier.
Although many major card issuers, like American Express or MasterCard, provide some insurance, there are usually restrictions. For example, they may not cover your rental car if you get a larger or luxury vehicle. Check your rental car company's policy before you decide.
What are the different fuel policies?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Here is a list of the typical policies.
You will need to search for a gas station near the drop-off location
What fuel policy do you recommend?
Most suppliers provide you a full tank policy. At CarRentals.com, we encourage bringing it back topped off. To avoid any added expenses, it is best to fill up your tank before you bring your car back. Stations near airports or car rental places tend to have higher prices.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Buenos Aires?
Unlimited mileage is a good option for anyone who don't want to worry about incurring any extra charges with the distance they drive. Just make sure that your policy really provides unlimited miles. Check the details on mileage limits before you book.
What are some things to do in Buenos Aires?
There is tons to see and do in this city. Buenos Aires has around 18 attractions that it is known for. Some of the most popular are:
- Corrientes Avenue
- ColÃ³n Theater (Teatro ColÃ³n)
- Recoleta Cemetery
- San Telmo
Fortunately, you can cruise to the one you want or visit them all.
Before you leave the lot
Be sure you check a few items prior to leaving the car rental lot on your Buenos Aires adventure. You should take time to:
- Look over your car and be sure there is no dents or scratches. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
- Check the trunk to determine if the spare is properly inflated and the necessary tools to change it are there
- Familiarize yourself with the car. Adjust the mirrors and seats to your liking, and figure out how to turn on the lights and wipers
- Figure out how to work the radio or entertainment features. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Buenos Aires rental car today
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