Rental cars in Lo Prado

A trusted Expedia brand

Book a car in 3 easy steps

Find great deals

Recent car searches in Lo Prado, Santiago Metropolitan Region - Chile

Don't see what you're looking for?

See all car rentals in Lo Prado
View all cars

Frequently asked questions

What are the major attractions in Lo Prado?
If your trip to Lo Prado is all organized but your travel itinerary is a little on the empty side, let us give you a few hints and tips.Sometimes short drives are fun too. Just down the road, National Museum of Natural History and Museo Ferroviario will keep you busy. Like some more close-by options? Parque Quinta Normal is also worth spending some time at.
What are the best road trip destinations near Lo Prado?
If you want to venture out on a day trip, we can give you a few ideas. Why not load up the car and find out what’s happening in Las Rejas or Estación Central? You’ll find Las Rejas 2 miles away. If you’re heading to Estación Central, it’s 2 miles away. Both have a great variety of accommodations if you can’t wait to jump into a comfy bed after a big day of sightseeing.
Where are the best convention centers near Lo Prado?
If you’re eager to do some serious business networking in the convention centers of Lo Prado, it’d be wise to get some wheels. That way, you’ll be able to go for a spin, check out the surrounding area and be sure that you’ll make it there on time. You’ll most likely be heading to one of these places:

  • Espacio Riesco Convention and Exhibition Center (7 miles away).
  • CasaPiedra Event and Conference Center (9 miles away).

What kind of rental car should I get for Lo Prado?
Lo Prado is a few miles out of central Santiago, so there’s a high chance you’ll be doing a bit of driving. If your plan is to use Lo Prado as a starting point to discover the city and its nearby areas, book a smaller car. There’s nothing like a compact vehicle for squeezing into those narrow parking spaces. Alternatively, if you’re moving away from the bright lights and busy traffic, go for something with a larger engine and more room to move. Not many tourists regret splashing out that little bit extra on a full-size or an SUV.
Should I get a luxury rental car in Lo Prado?
You’ll be pleased to hear that there’s a great range of both high-end and economy rental vehicles on offer in Lo Prado. What you end up going for depends on your budget and what you’re hoping to do. Prestige vehicles often spare no expense when it comes to comfort and class. If you’re splashing out, why not grab an SUV with all the bells and whistles, or perhaps a fancy mid-sized vehicle? Otherwise, if you’re just after a car to get you around town as economically as possible, maybe go for a budget compact vehicle (or something else that won’t blow your budget).
Does Lo Prado have peak-hour traffic?
Large cities mean much more traffic, and Santiago and its neighborhoods like Lo Prado are no different. There’s a good chance you’ll hit peak-hour traffic in the downtown area and along major roads.
Is it difficult to park in Lo Prado?
Most of the time, finding a parking space in Lo Prado is easy. If you plan to drive to one of the busier sights in town, it would be wise to check out parking options before you go.
What happens if I get a speeding fine while driving a rental car in Santiago?
Normally, one of two things will happen. Your chosen car rental company may charge the amount of the fine to your credit card. This is the usual approach. Otherwise, it may provide your contact information to the relevant local agency so the fine is issued straight to you.
Are seat belts compulsory in Santiago?
In short, yes. Although, there are a few exceptions for vehicles run by public transportation networks.
Is it illegal to use a cell phone while driving in Lo Prado?
It’s prohibited to use your cell phone while driving around Lo Prado, and you could even receive a fine for just holding a phone if you’re in control of a vehicle. That said, the use of hands-free or Bluetooth functions is allowed, as long as you keep your attention on the road.
What are the rules around drink driving in Lo Prado?
In Lo Prado, it is a punishable offence to drive with a BAC (blood alcohol content) over 0.05%. If you plan to have a couple of glasses of wine with dinner, it’d be wise to leave the rental car behind.
Is turning on a red light allowed in Lo Prado?
Turning on a red light is illegal in Lo Prado. Always be watching for traffic signs and lights to ensure you don’t breach any road rules.