If you want to see everything El Calafate has to offer, there is no better way to do so from behind the wheel of a rental car from Alamo. Stop wasting your vacation waiting on the bus, or wasting money here and there with ride-shares or taxis. When you have access to your own car, you can go wherever you want to go, whenever you want. Make your next getaway to Argentina even better with an Alamo car rental.
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With all there is to do and see in and around the El Calafate area, you'll want to explore more than the area surrounding your hotel while on your visit. Whether you are dying to check out the bistro that has gotten fantastic reviews across town or check out some of the local hot spots, you'll want your own vehicle to explore as much as you can while on your trip. Whatever you end up doing in El Calafate, if you wish to get the most out of your visit, having your vehicle is key.
CarRentals.com works with some of the finest car rental dealers. Alamo opened in 1974 and pioneered the concept of Unlimited Free Mileage. Alamo strives to provide a fun, high-value, low-cost rental experience to family and leisure travelers.
What you need to know about car rentals in El Calafate
How do I get an El Calafate Alamo car rental at a great rate?
CarRentals.com always tries to get you the best price, whether you reserve your vehicle. However, getting well ahead of your visit can help you save even more. Make sure to not add an additional driver and read the mileage policy to avoid any unexpected fees.
What do I need to bring when I get my rental car in El Calafate?
You will need to present credit card, as well as your driver's license.
What's the minimum age to rent a car in El Calafate?
Alamo's minimum age to rent a car in El Calafate is 21. Take time to go over Alamo's policy, as there could be added fees if you are under 25 in most cases or for higher category vehicles in particular.
Is there a particular car I should get for my trip to El Calafate?
That depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit El Calafate. Compact or economy automobiles are easier to park and good for short drives. If you are traveling with coworkers, then a SUV or mid-size vehicle is going to have more room and provide a more comfortable ride. Those looking for a little extravagance on their El Calafate trip can choose the premium category to get a car like a Mercedes C-Class or Audi A4 or similar.
Is insurance required when you rent a car in Argentina?
In Argentina you do need to have insurance before you rent a car. Many major credit card issuers (American Express, Visa, MasterCard and Discover) typically provide some coverage. But many of them have prohibitions, such as not covering large vehicles, like premium models or some SUVs. It is best to call your credit card company and find out what kind of coverage is offered before you head to El Calafate. Additionally, as a United States citizen, you can also purchase Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout.
Does Alamo require a deposit at the time of booking my rental car?
Alamo does require a deposit when you book your rental car. Alamo will block the deposit on your credit once you reserve your car for your trip. Please note that the deposit can vary greatly based on the model and make of the vehicle.
What is the fuel policy on my Alamo car rental?
At CarRentals.com, we recommend a full tank policy. You pick up your Alamo rental with full tank, and you should bring it back it with a full tank of gas. For a cheaper rate, it is best to fill up your tank before you return the car to Alamo.
Why should I get unlimited miles?
El Calafate certainly has its charms, but you may want to take to the road after you've checked off all the activities in El Calafate.
Can I get a one-way rental from Alamo?
Alamo offers one-way rentals in most cases. You may find it more convenient to return your rental car at another location. Be aware there may be an additional charge when you choose one-way.
Reserve your ride today!
With so much to do and see in El Calafate, having access to your own auto lets you explore at your own pace. When you are ready to see more of Argentina, you can go wherever you like, without waiting for your ride to pick you up or figuring out a bus schedule.
Before your next getaway, book your Alamo El Calafate rental car and take off to all the items on your itinerary. Book with CarRentals.com and hit the open road in El Calafate, Argentina.