Car rentals in Guayaquil: All you need to know
You need a great car to get around Guayaquil whether you're going for a business or pleasure. Check out the top sites around town and pull up in front of the best restaurants in Guayaquil. We've collected your most popular questions about renting a car in Guayaquil. Find out the dos and don'ts of renting a car.
Where do I find a great deal on a car rental in Guayaquil?
You are well on your way to finding the best rate on your car rental by booking through us. But, there are a more ways to increase your savings. Be sure to:
- Read the mileage policy to steer clear of any surprises
- Reserve your rental as far ahead of time as possible
- Avoid airport pick-ups and drop-offs if possible; they tend to be pricier
- Compare weekly and daily rates; you might save more if you rent the car for longer
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save big on your Guayaquil rental car.
What rental companies have outlets in Guayaquil?
In Guayaquil, CarRentals.com has 3 rental suppliers to pick from, like Budget. Look through the online reviews to get an idea of which one is best for you.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Guayaquil?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this town means you're certain to find a vehicle that is perfect for you. Some options include:
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Guayaquil?
Typically, the age limit for car rentals in Guayaquil is 21—the same as it is across most of the country. Additionally, many suppliers charge an extra fee if you are under 25. Be sure to review the terms to determine any additional charges is before you book your car.
Is insurance required to rent a car in Guayaquil?
When driving in Guayaquil or the rest of country, you will need insurance. Almost every supplier requires that you show proof of insurance before you pick up your car. Most countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to buy temporary insurance through the rental agency.
Although many of the major card issuers, like Visa or American Express, offer some insurance, there are usually restrictions. For instance, they may not cover your rental car if you get a luxury or larger vehicle. Be sure to 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 find a gas station near the drop-off location
What fuel policy do you recommend?
We encourage a full tank policy. You pick up your rental with a full tank, and you will want to return it with a full tank. If you want to save some money, fill up your tank before you return the car. Stations near airports or car rental places tend to have higher prices.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
Unlimited miles is a good option if you plan to do a little sightseeing or visit several clients all over Guayaquil. You can cruise wherever you want without incurring additional charges. Make sure to read your policy to see if there are any restrictions.
Before you drive off
Make sure you check a few items before you leave the car rental lot. You should take time to:
- Walk around the car and be certain there is no damage or scrapes. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
- Make you have a properly inflated spare tire, lug wrench, and jack in the trunk
- Familiarize yourself with the car. Adjust the mirrors and seats to your liking, and figure out how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Get comfortable working the radio or entertainment features. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Guayaquil car rental today
Maybe you're traveling solo, maybe you're bringing your partner or kids, or maybe you're carpooling with co-workers to and from the hotel to the conference center. No matter who you are traveling with, CarRentals.com has a vehicle that can suit your requirement and not break your wallet.