Here you can compare rental cars and hiring of vehicles from several companies in cities in Guatemala. Look for and find the best prices on car rental. Search for and book directly in cities such as, Guatemala City, Mixco, Villa Nueva, Petapa, San Juan Sacatepéquez, Quetzaltenango, Villa Canales, Escuintla, Chinautla, Chimaltenango, Chichicastenango, Huehuetenango, Amatitlán, Totonicapán. We list prices from companies that are safe and quality assured so that there will not be any problems when you want to pick up your car.
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Guatemala (Republic of Guatemala) has approximately 13,550,000 inhabitants and is located in North America. Total surface/area 108,890 km² / 42,043 mi². Guatemala is the 68th largest country when it comes to inhabitants and the 108th largest regarding the surface in the world. The 4th largest country when it comes to inhabitants and the 8th largest regarding the surface in North America. The largest regions/states/counties are Departamento de Guatemala, Departamento del Quiché, Departamento de Huehuetenango, Departamento de Alta Verapaz, Departamento de Quetzaltenango, Departamento de Escuintla, Departamento de Jalapa, Departamento del Petén, Departamento de Totonicapán, Departamento de Izabal, Departamento de Sololá, Departamento de Santa Rosa, Departamento de Baja Verapaz, Departamento de Sacatepéquez, Departamento de Retalhuleu, Departamento de Jutiapa, Departamento de Zacapa, Suchitepeque, Departamento de San Marcos, Departamento de El Progreso, Departamento de Chiquimula and Departamento de Chimaltenango from a total of 22. Alternative names are República de Guatemala, Republic of Guatemala. The capital is Guatemala City where about 994,900 people live. Do you need to make a call? To make a call with a phone you use the country code +502. Websites mostly have the top domain .gt. Mexico, Honduras, Belize, El Salvador are neighboring countries. 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 Mexico, Honduras, Belize, El Salvador. All additional costs are paid directly at the rental desk in the local currency, Quetzal (GTQ). It is stated in the rental terms and during the booking whether it is allowed to cross national borders and to which countries. We give tips and recommendations on activities, experiences, attractions and destinations which you can visit during your stay in Guatemala. See the weather reports and find maps. The official currency is Quetzal (GTQ) and is used to pay your purchases with. The top five highest mountains are Cerro Tecún Umán (2650 m / 8,694 ft), Cerro El Volcán (1450 m / 4,757 ft), Cerro Pozo de Agua (1221 m / 4,006 ft), Cerro Caral (1144 m / 3,753 ft) and Cerro Zapote (828 m / 2,717 ft). Spanish are languages used in the country. The five largest cities are Guatemala City (c. 994900 pop), Mixco (c. 473100 pop), Villa Nueva (c. 406800 pop), Petapa (c. 141500 pop), San Juan Sacatepéquez (c. 136900 pop).
Tourist attractions & activities in Guatemala
Parque Central de CANALITOS, Turicentro el Paraiso, Parque la Villa de Guadalupe, Parque, Centro Recreativo Banco de Guatemala, Parque Lotificación la Montaña, Parque los Mixcos, Irtra de Amatitlan, Parque Municipal, Parque Central, Centro Acuatico la Libertad, Parque Privado de Residenciales San Antonio, Turicentro Agua Santa, Ingreso senderos de Alux and IRTRA Mundo Petapa are water parks, amusement parks, or theme parks. Looking for activities and experiences with the kids? Aquarium, tropical houses, zoos, tropicarium, animal parks and terrarium are for example Macaw Mountain, Zoologico Zacapa, Zoológico la Aurora, Macaw mountain bird park, Interior Zoológico and Auto Safari Chapín. Looking at exotic animals? DISTRIBUIDORA COCA COLA, Beneficio, PEPSI, SUPERMERCADO OASIS, BODEGA DE CAFE, Bodega and Bodega de la Gallo are examples of wine producers and vineyards. Thinking of going on a wine trip to Guatemala? Take the opportunity to taste the local wine during your holiday.
Cheap car rental with unlimited mileage in Guatemala
There are many different models and sizes of cars to choose from. Fleet list in Guatemala: Compact cars (Compact), Cargo van, Standard cars (Standard), 9 seater minivan / Minibus (9 seat minivan), Special cars (Special), Small-medium truck-lorry (Small-medium truck), Minivan, 5 seater minivan (5 seat minivan), Hybrid cars, Intermediate elite, Mini cars (Mini), 7 seater minivan (7 seat minivan), Fullsize elite, SUV / Jeep (SUV), Large truck-lorry (Large truck), Small SUV, Compact elite, Convertible, Estate, Medium SUV, Mini elite, Moped, Economy elite, Economy cars (Economy), Fullsize cars (Fullsize), Intermediate, Luxury cars (Luxury), Electric cars, Exotic cars (Exotic), Luxury elite, Premium cars (Premium). 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 Guatemala, Departamento del Quiché, Departamento de Huehuetenango, Departamento de Alta Verapaz, Departamento de Quetzaltenango, Departamento de Escuintla, Departamento de Jalapa, Departamento del Petén, Departamento de Totonicapán, Departamento de Izabal, Departamento de Sololá, Departamento de Santa Rosa, Departamento de Baja Verapaz, Departamento de Sacatepéquez, Departamento de Retalhuleu, Departamento de Jutiapa, Departamento de Zacapa, Suchitepeque, Departamento de San Marcos, Departamento de El Progreso, Departamento de Chiquimula and Departamento de Chimaltenango 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 Guatemala are e.g. 7 seater minivan: e.g. Peugeot 807, Chrysler Voyager, etc. Intermediate: e.g. Chevrolet Cobalt, Toyota Avensis, etc. SUV / Jeep: e.g. BMW X5, Suzuki Jimny, Toyota Rav4, Ford Escape, Mitsubishi Nativa, etc. Cargo van: e.g. Mitsubishi L200 Pickup, Nissan Navara, Nissan Pickup, Hybrid cars, Mini elite, Fullsize cars, etc. Economy cars: e.g. Toyota Yaris, Toyota Yaris Sedan, Opel Corsa, Small SUV, Luxury elite, etc. Minivan: e.g. Hyundai H1, Toyota Hiace, Toyota Minibus, Large truck-lorry, Compact elite, Premium cars, Estate, etc. Mini cars: e.g. Kia Picanto, Chevrolet Sonic, 5 seater minivan, Convertible, Fullsize elite, etc. Compact cars: e.g. Nissan Versa, Nissan Almera, Ford Focus, Small-medium truck-lorry, Intermediate elite, etc. Standard cars: e.g. Mazda BT50, Exotic cars, Economy elite, etc. Luxury cars: e.g. Toyota Fortuner, etc. 9 seater minivan / Minibus: e.g. Renault Trafic, Electric cars, Special cars, Moped, Medium SUV, etc. However, in smaller cities and on islands like Islote Tzilinabaj, Cayo Santa Isabel, Islote Santa Bárbara, Cayo Piedra, Islote Pedregal, Cayo Palomo, Islote Pajaibal, Islote de los Gatos, Islote Lepete, Cayo de La Graciosa, Cayo Julio, Islote Jacinto Rodríguez Díaz, Islote El Hospital, Islote Cojolyá, Isla del Chino, Cayo Grande, La Isla del Tular, Islote Gayón, Isla de Flores, Islote Góngora, Islote San Felipe, Islote Agua Azul, Islote La Paloma, Islote No Te Metas, Islote Cancaná, Islote Jacobo, Islote El Lineco, Islote La Caoba, Islote de Los Patos, Islote El Caribe, Islote San Isidro, Islote La Culebra, Islote La Anchura, Islote San Francisco, Islote Mercedes, Islote Tierra Blanca, Islote del Pato, Islote La Isla, Islote Topoxté, Islote El Porvenir, Islote La Reforma, Islote San Diego and Islote Pachitulul etc, the range is smaller.
Traffic regulations and car driving
As in all countries on earth the number of traffic rules in Guatemala can be endless, but it does not impose any problems renting and driving a car. In larger cities such as Guatemala City, Mixco, Villa Nueva, Petapa, San Juan Sacatepéquez, Quetzaltenango, Villa Canales, Escuintla, Chinautla, Chimaltenango, Chichicastenango, Huehuetenango, Amatitlán, Totonicapán, it is sometimes difficult to drive a car. At rush hour, there can be a lot of traffic and it can be difficult to find parking. Learn the most important traffic and parking regulations to ensure a safe trip and that you abide the law.
What to consider when looking for a rental car in Guatemala?
Book the car in Guatemala before your trip, it is almost always cheaper. Also, book as early as possible, it becomes more expensive the closer you get to your trip. If your car is supposed to be collected at an airport you should book before you leave, as in Guatemala City La Aurora International Airport, Flores Mundo Maya Airport, Coban Airport, Quezaltenango Los Altos Airport, Río Dulce Las Vegas Airport, El Mirador Heliport, dos Lagunas Biotopo Protegido Naachtun Airport and El Naranjo Airport. To find the best price for a car, autoprio.com compares, among others, the following companies; National, Payless, Guatemala Renta Autos, Budget, Advantage, Europcar, Dollar, Alamo, Hertz, Mex, Enterprise, Thrifty, Avis in Guatemala.
Destinations in Guatemala
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Frequently asked questions about car rental & renting a car in Guatemala
Which optional extras are available in Guatemala?
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 Guatemala. The cost of the optional extras are displayed at time of booking in the Rental Conditions.
Which documents do I need to bring to the rental desk in Guatemala?
The rental voucher we will send you as part of the booking confirmation contains all documents required at the time of pick-up in Guatemala. In most cases, in order to release the reserved vehicle, you need to bring: Credit card in the name of the driver. Credit cards accepted for pick-up are MasterCard, Visa, and in some cases, American Express. Please consult your Booking Confirmation for list of accepted Credit Cards. Driving licence. Please note that only a full licence held for minimum of 1 year with no major endorsements will be accepted. Read more about requirements for driving licence. Booking voucher. This will be sent to you within 48 hours after booking and must be printed out. Any other forms of identification requested by the car rental agent in their terms and conditions. Details can be found on your rental voucher.
Which costs are included in the rental price?
In the majority of cases the rental price includes collision damage waiver, third party liability protection, tax, airport fee, unlimited mileage and breakdown assistance. Please note that the costs included may vary depending on the car rental agent and destination. The car rental agent may also choose to ask you for a deposit or excess at the rental desk in Guatemala. Make sure to check the rental conditions at the time of booking.
What are the best rental car companies in Guatemala?
Based on ratings and reviews on autoprio.com, the best car rental companies in Guatemala are Avis, Hertz, Europcar, Budget and Thrifty.
Can I book without a credit card in Guatemala?
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.
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Guatemala?
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.
Are there extra charges for drop-off at a different location in Guatemala?
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.
How much do you charge for excess in Guatemala?
The excess amount depends on the car rental agent and the rented vehicle and it will be refunded within 10-28 days after the rental if there has been no damage. Cartrawler offer damage refund insurance in association with our insurance partners, which will allow you to claim for reimbursement in the event that you have been charged for collision damage or theft. This damage refund insurance can be purchased at the time of booking.
How can I find car rentals near me in in Guatemala?
Do a search for the city, island or airport closest to you in Guatemala. A search for country or e.g. island in Guatemala lists the largest airports. Then take a look at our map of car rental companies to find the best rental cars near you.
What are the most popular car rental locations in Guatemala?
Based on searches on autoprio.com, the most popular cities to rent a car in Guatemala are Guatemala City, Mixco, Villa Nueva, Petapa, San Juan Sacatepéquez, Quetzaltenango, Villa Canales, Escuintla, Chinautla, Chimaltenango, Chichicastenango, Huehuetenango, Amatitlán, Totonicapán and Santa Catarina Pinula.
What is the cheapest car rental company in Guatemala?
In the past 14 days, the cheapest rental cars were found on Autoprio.com at Guatemala Renta Autos, Mex, Advantage, Payless, Dollar, Enterprise, Alamo and National.
Which additional charges could apply?
Please note that each car rental agent in Guatemala has its own policy on additional charges which will be clearly stated in the rental conditions at the time of booking. Generally, additional charges may be applied for: out-of-hours pick-up/drop-off, border crossing, one-way rentals, young drivers or senior drivers and winter tyres. Any additional charges will need to be paid directly at the rental desk in the local currency.
Where can I purchase car rental insurance in Guatemala?
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.
Car rental companies we compare in Guatemala
Europcar, Hertz, Budget, Guatemala Renta Autos, Alamo, National, Thrifty, Advantage, Payless, Mex, Dollar, Avis and Enterprise are the companies autoprio.com compares in Guatemala to find the best price.