We can offer car rental where every cost is included, no hidden fees and free cancellations or amendments up to 24-48 hours before you are supposed to pick up the car. An easy and safe booking of rental cars online. Autoprio.com can offer rental cars in the most cities, train stations and communities as well as airports in El Salvador.
We compare rental car prices and car rental from several companies in all popular destinations in El Salvador, and find the best prices on rental cars. Search for and book in cities and communities such as, San Salvador, Soyapango, Santa Ana, San Miguel, Mejicanos, Santa Tecla, Apopa, Delgado, Sonsonate, San Marcos, Usulután, Cojutepeque. We list prices from companies that are safe and quality assured so that there will not be any problems when you arrive.
El Salvador information
El Salvador (Republic of El Salvador) has approximately 6,052,000 inhabitants and is located in North America. Total surface/area 21,040 km² / 8,124 mi². El Salvador is the 108th largest country when it comes to inhabitants and the 155th largest regarding the surface in the world. The 9th largest country when it comes to inhabitants and the 14th largest regarding the surface in North America. The largest regions/states/counties are Departamento de San Salvador, Departamento de La Libertad, Departamento de Santa Ana, Departamento de San Miguel, Departamento de Sonsonate, Departamento de Usulután, Departamento de Ahuachapán, Departamento de La Paz, Departamento de La Unión, Departamento de Cuscatlán, Departamento de Chalatenango, Departamento de Morazán, Departamento de San Vicente and Departamento de Cabañas from a total of fourteen. Alternative names are Republic of El Salvador, Salvador, República de El Salvador. The capital is San Salvador where about 526,000 people live. The top five highest mountains are Volcán de Guazapa (1438 m / 4,718 ft), Volcán Conchagua (1225 m / 4,019 ft), Cerro Yayantique (0 m / 0 ft), Cerro Volcancillo (0 m / 0 ft) and Cerro Verde (0 m / 0 ft). Dollar (USD) is the currency used to make payments within the country. Do you need to make a call? To make a call with a phone you use the country code +503. Spanish are languages used in the country. Websites mostly have the top domain .sv. Guatemala, Honduras are countries with close borders. Is it included in the price to cross national borders? Usually not, the car rental company may charge a fee to cross national borders to Guatemala, Honduras. All additional costs are paid directly at the rental desk in the local currency, Dollar (USD). It is stated in the rental terms and during the booking whether it is allowed to cross national borders and to which countries. San Salvador (c. 526000 pop), Soyapango (c. 329700 pop), Santa Ana (c. 176700 pop), San Miguel (c. 161900 pop), Mejicanos (c. 160300 pop) are the five largest communities. Get more suggestions on attractions, culture and tips for destinations to visit during your stay in El Salvador, and see what the weather is normally like, and find a map.
Tourist attractions & activities in El Salvador
Macaw mountain bird park, Zoologico Zacapa, Parque Zoológico Nacional and Macaw Mountain are tropicarium, tropical house, animal parks, aquarium, zoos and terrarium. Looking at exotic animals? Vineyards and wine producers are, for example Beneficio, Bodega de Alimentos, PEPSI, Bodega, SUPERMERCADO OASIS and BODEGA DE CAFE. Thinking of going on a wine trip to El Salvador? Often you can visit without booking before, but some wineries require you to book in advance. Looking for activities and experiences with the kids? Water parks, amusement parks or theme parks you can go to are for example Balneario Publico de Apanteos, Water park Ichanmichen, Termos del Rio, Arena y Sol, Parque Acuatico Manantiales de Jiboa, Playground Diversiones, Water park Atlantis, Turicentro Atecozol, Water park Apanteos, Apuzunga, Ecoparque Acuatico Entre Rios, Parque Acuatico Galacia, Parque Corazones de Vida, Parque Acuatico Agape, Water park los Chorros, Balneario el Trapiche, Piscinas el Capulín and Balneario Apanchacal.
Cheap car rental with unlimited mileage in El Salvador
There are many different models and sizes of cars to choose from. Fleet list in El Salvador: Compact elite, Exotic cars (Exotic), 9 seater minivan / Minibus (9 seat minivan), Hybrid cars, Estate, Luxury elite, 7 seater minivan (7 seat minivan), Luxury cars (Luxury), Moped, Economy elite, Fullsize elite, Minivan, Small-medium truck-lorry (Small-medium truck), Small SUV, Intermediate, Convertible, Premium cars (Premium), Compact cars (Compact), Mini elite, Medium SUV, Fullsize cars (Fullsize), Mini cars (Mini), Economy cars (Economy), Intermediate elite, SUV / Jeep (SUV), Large truck-lorry (Large truck), Cargo van, Special cars (Special), Standard cars (Standard), 5 seater minivan (5 seat minivan), Electric cars. Big cities and popular destinations have more car types to choose from. If you want to rent a luxury car then search at the major airports and the most popular destinations in the major regions such as Departamento de San Salvador, Departamento de La Libertad, Departamento de Santa Ana, Departamento de San Miguel, Departamento de Sonsonate, Departamento de Usulután, Departamento de Ahuachapán, Departamento de La Paz, Departamento de La Unión, Departamento de Cuscatlán, Departamento de Chalatenango, Departamento de Morazán, Departamento de San Vicente and Departamento de Cabañas etc. It can also be harder to find and book special cars during peak season, if you do not search well in advance, before you need your rental car.
Cars you can rent in El Salvador are e.g. 7 seater minivan: e.g. Dodge Caravan, Chrysler Voyager, Peugeot 807, etc. Mini cars: e.g. Kia Picanto, etc. Cargo van: e.g. Mitsubishi Sportero, Nissan Pickup, Compact elite, 5 seater minivan, Electric cars, etc. Fullsize cars: e.g. Chevrolet Epica, Moped, Small SUV, etc. SUV / Jeep: e.g. Ford Expedition, Hyundai Tucson, Suzuki Jimny, Toyota Rav4, Hybrid cars, Premium cars, etc. Intermediate: e.g. Toyota Avensis, etc. Compact cars: e.g. Ford Focus, Nissan Almera, Kia Rio, Nissan Versa, Mini elite, Economy elite, Estate, Exotic cars, Convertible, etc. Standard cars: e.g. Hyundai Sonata, etc. 9 seater minivan / Minibus: e.g. Renault Trafic, Intermediate elite, Special cars, Luxury elite, Medium SUV, Fullsize elite, Large truck-lorry, Small-medium truck-lorry, etc. Minivan: e.g. Toyota Minibus, etc. Economy cars: e.g. Opel Corsa, Toyota Yaris, Kia Rio, Luxury cars, etc. However, in smaller cities and on islands like Isla Zamorancito, Isla Zacatillo, Isla Tortuga, Isla Tipa, Isla Santa Catarina, Isla San Sebastián, Isla San Juan, Isla San Dionisio, Isla Samuria, Isla Portillón, Isla Periquito, Isla Perico, Isla Pajarito, Isla Olomeguita, Isla Olomega, Isla Mundo Nuevo, Isla Monte Redondo, Isla Montecristo, Isla Meanguerita, Isla Meanguera, Isla Martín Pérez, Isla Madre Sal, Isla Los Mangos, Isla Los Cedros, Isla de La Tasajera, Isla La Empalizada, Isla Ilca, Isla El Platanar, Isla El Magueyal, Isla El Bajón, Isla El Arco, Isla Cumichín, Isla Conchagüita, Isla Chuchito, Isla El Borbollón, Río El Achiotal, Isla de Los Chivos, Isla La Casita, Islita Cerro Negro, Isla Cintular, Isla El Cajete, Isla del Muerto, Cerro Los Patos, Isla del Cerro, Isla Cerro Los Patos, Isla de León and Isla Muruhuaca etc, the range is smaller.
Tips and advice when looking for a rental car in El Salvador
How do you find the cheapest rental car in El Salvador? Book your car online, it is cheaper, easier and saves time. Book as early as possible, it becomes more expensive the closer you get to your trip. Book before you leave, especially if you are going to collect your car at an airport, such as El Salvador International Airport and Ilopango International Airport. When you are searching with us you will find the best prices. When you are looking for a rental car in El Salvador, autoprio.com compares, for example, these companies: Alamo, National, Enterprise, Budget, Hertz, Avis.
Traffic regulations and car driving
Renting and driving a car is usually easy and effortless, but as in all countries there are many traffic regulations in El Salvador you must follow. If you are going to visit and drive in large cities such as San Salvador, Soyapango, Santa Ana, San Miguel, Mejicanos, Santa Tecla, Apopa, Delgado, Sonsonate, San Marcos, Usulután, Cojutepeque, prepare yourself for a lot of traffic, especially in rush hour and that it is sometimes difficult to find parking. Try to memorize the most common parking and traffic regulations before you leave to ensure that your car trip is safe, and to avoid trouble with the police.
Destinations in El Salvador
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Frequently asked questions about car rental in El Salvador
Are there extra charges for drop-off at a different location in El Salvador?
Yes, in most cases the car rental agent will charge an extra fee if you wish to return the vehicle at a different location. We will clearly state whether the one-way fee is included in the rental price or what additional cost may arise at the time of booking.
Can I rent a car if I’m under 25 or over 75 in El Salvador?
Yes, most car rental agents have a minimum age limit of 21 years for rentals. However, requirements may vary depending on the car rental agent and destination country. Please note that there may be additional charges if the main driver is under 25 or over 75 years old to cover the extra insurance cost. Any additional fee will be mentioned at the time of booking under summary of charges before you confirm the reservation.
Can I book without a credit card in El Salvador?
Yes. You can make a booking without a credit card. Note that, even if you choose to pay by debit card, you will have to provide a valid credit card in the driver’s name at the time of pick-up since the rental agent requires a credit card from which to take the rental deposit. Credit cards accepted for pick-up are MasterCard, Visa, and in some cases American Express.
Where can I purchase car rental insurance in El Salvador?
We recommend purchasing the damage refund insurance at the time of booking. Our insurance partners offer a complete damage refund insurance package which is up to 50% cheaper than what you would pay at the rental supplier’s desk. The insurance cost and conditions will be displayed at the time of booking.
Which optional extras are available in El Salvador?
The availability of optional extras depends on the car rental agent and even if they are booked online they are not guaranteed. The following extras can be booked online: Additional driver, Booster seat, Child toddler seat, Infant child seat, GPS – Satellite Navigational System, Ski Rack, Snow Chain Set, Snow Tyres, Wi-Fi Access, Luggage / Roof Rack. Please note that most of the optional extras are not included in the rental price and can be purchased at the time of booking or at the rental desk in El Salvador. The cost of the optional extras are displayed at time of booking in the Rental Conditions.
Car rental companies we compare in El Salvador
Enterprise, Budget, Avis, Hertz, Thrifty, National, Dollar and Alamo are the companies that autoprio.com compares in El Salvador.