Car Rental & Rent a Car Deals in Nicaragua

Price comparison on car rental in the whole of Nicaragua online. Search and book a vehicle in three easy steps. When you book a rental car with us, there will be no problems when you pick up the car on arrival. The price includes free mileage, obligatory insurances and airport fees, local taxes and fees. Good prices on family, economy and luxury cars. We can help you look for cheap rental cars in Nicaragua. If you only want to rent a car from a company you already know the name of, you can choose it from the search list.

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Search for a city or an airport and choose your destination from the list. If you search for a country or an island, auto suggestion will list the largest airports in that country. Search and book in advance if you want an extra-large car and/or extra options such as booster seat, car seat, infant car seat, GPS, tow hitch, roof rack etc. It is also possible to rent a car for one way drive, called a one way rental. You collect the car in one place and return it somewhere else, e.g. another city or country.


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At our website, you can compare prices on rental cars and car rental from several companies in all cities in Nicaragua. Find the best prices for rental cars online. Search for and book a cheap car in cities such as, Managua, León, Masaya, Chinandega, Matagalpa, Estelí, Granada, Jinotega, El Viejo, Nueva Guinea, Tipitapa. We only list prices of rental cars from companies that are safe and quality assured so that there will not be any problems when you arrive.

More about Nicaragua

Nicaragua (Republic of Nicaragua) is a country with approximately 5,996,000 inhabitants and is located in North America. The capital is Managua which has 973,100 inhabitants. Total surface/area 129,494 km² / 49,998 mi². It is the 10th largest country on North America when it comes to inhabitants and the 5th largest regarding the surface. Other names for this country is República de Nicaragua, Republic of Nicaragua. It consists of seventeen regions/states/counties and the largest are Departamento de Managua, Departamento de Matagalpa, Departamento de Chinandega, Departamento de León, Departamento de Masaya, Costa Caribe Sur, Departamento de Jinotega, North Atlantic Autonomous Region (RAAN), Departamento de Estelí, Departamento de Nueva Segovia, Departamento de Granada, Departamento de Chontales, Departamento de Carazo, Departamento de Boaco, Departamento de Rivas, Departamento de Madriz and Departamento de Río San Juan. Nicaragua is the 109th largest country in the world when it comes to inhabitants and the 99th largest regarding its surface area. The official currency is Cordoba (NIO) and is used for your payments. Neighboring countries are Costa Rica, Honduras. 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 Costa Rica, Honduras. All additional costs are paid directly at the rental desk in the local currency, Cordoba (NIO). It is stated in the rental terms and during the booking whether it is allowed to cross national borders and to which countries. To make a call to the country, use the country code +505. Spanish, English are languages used in the country. The five highest mountains are Cerro El Diablo (1550 m / 5,085 ft), Cerro La Montaña (1349 m / 4,426 ft), Cerro Zapotillal (0 m / 0 ft), Cerro Yuca Puca (0 m / 0 ft) and Cerro Yeluca (0 m / 0 ft). Suggestions on places, attractions, museums that could be worth a visit during your trip to Nicaragua. Weather and maps of the country, cities etc. Sites on internet often have the domain ending .ni. Managua (c. 973100 pop), León (c. 144500 pop), Masaya (c. 130100 pop), Chinandega (c. 126400 pop), Matagalpa (c. 109100 pop) are the five largest cities.

Nicaragua tourist attractions & activities

Amusement parks, water parks and theme parks in Nicaragua are for example River Splash, Water park, Centro recreativo los Termales, O Parks WildLife and Recreation and Herty Landia. Do you travel with your children? Tropical houses, tropicarium, zoo, animal parks, aquarium and terrarium are Arlen Siu, Zoológico Thomas Belt and Zoologico Nacional. Looking at exotic animals?

Cheap car rental with unlimited mileage in Nicaragua

There are many different models and sizes of cars to choose from. Fleet list in Nicaragua: Hybrid cars, Fullsize elite, Economy cars (Economy), Minivan, 5 seater minivan (5 seat minivan), Convertible, SUV / Jeep (SUV), Moped, Compact elite, Intermediate, Special cars (Special), Medium SUV, Mini cars (Mini), Large truck-lorry (Large truck), Economy elite, Small SUV, Cargo van, Fullsize cars (Fullsize), Luxury cars (Luxury), 7 seater minivan (7 seat minivan), Mini elite, Electric cars, Estate, Exotic cars (Exotic), Compact cars (Compact), Premium cars (Premium), Luxury elite, Intermediate elite, Small-medium truck-lorry (Small-medium truck), 9 seater minivan / Minibus (9 seat minivan), Standard cars (Standard). 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 Managua, Departamento de Matagalpa, Departamento de Chinandega, Departamento de León, Departamento de Masaya, Costa Caribe Sur, Departamento de Jinotega, North Atlantic Autonomous Region (RAAN), Departamento de Estelí, Departamento de Nueva Segovia, Departamento de Granada, Departamento de Chontales, Departamento de Carazo, Departamento de Boaco, Departamento de Rivas, Departamento de Madriz and Departamento de Río San Juan 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 Nicaragua are e.g. Fullsize elite, Estate, Convertible, Luxury cars, Moped, Medium SUV, Small SUV, Intermediate, Small-medium truck-lorry, etc. 9 seater minivan / Minibus: e.g. Renault Trafic, Exotic cars, Premium cars, etc. Mini cars: e.g. Kia Picanto, Chevrolet Sonic, Large truck-lorry, Special cars, etc. Standard cars: e.g. Hyundai Sonata, Luxury elite, Compact elite, etc. Economy cars: e.g. Toyota Yaris, Opel Corsa, etc. Compact cars: e.g. Ford Focus, Nissan Almera, Mini elite, Fullsize cars, etc. 7 seater minivan: e.g. Suzuki APV, Hybrid cars, 5 seater minivan, Intermediate elite, etc. SUV / Jeep: e.g. Toyota Land Cruiser, Ford Expedition, Hyundai Santa Fe, Ford Escape, Ford Everest, Electric cars, etc. Minivan: e.g. Toyota Hiace, Toyota Minibus, Suzuki APV, Toyota Quantum, Economy elite, etc. Cargo van: e.g. Nissan Pickup, etc. However, in smaller cities and on islands like Isla de Ometepe, Isla Zapotillo, Isla Zapote, Isla Zapatera, Isla Zanatillo, Isla Zanate, Cayo Yellow Tail, Cayo Water, Waham Cay, Cayo Vincent, Isla del Venado, Isla del Venado, Cayo Tyara, Cayo Tungawara, Banco Tuburús, Toro Cay, Teal Cay, Isla Taura, Sukra Cay, South Ham Cay, Isla Silibila, Cayo Seal, Cayo Schooner, Isla San Pío and Isla San Fernando etc, the range is smaller.

What to consider when looking for rental cars in Nicaragua?

Book the car in Nicaragua 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 Managua Airport, Nueva Guinea Airport, Bluefields Airport, Bilwi Airport, Emerald Coast Airport, Siuna, San Carlos Airport, Corn Island and Waspam Airport. We compare, for example, these companies in Nicaragua: Sixt, Avis, Hertz, Easy Rent a Car, Thrifty, Payless, Budget, Alamo, Enterprise, National.

Parking regulations and traffic regulations

Renting and driving a car is usually easy and effortless, but as in all countries there are many traffic regulations in Nicaragua you must follow. If you are going to visit and drive in large cities such as Managua, León, Masaya, Chinandega, Matagalpa, Estelí, Granada, Jinotega, El Viejo, Nueva Guinea, Tipitapa, 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.

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Frequently asked questions about car rental in Nicaragua

Are there extra charges for drop-off at a different location in Nicaragua?

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 Nicaragua?

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 Nicaragua?

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 insurancein Nicaragua?

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 Nicaragua

When you are looking for a rental car in Nicaragua, compares, for example, these companies: National, Budget, Easy Rent a Car, Alamo, Hertz, Thrifty, Dollar, Payless, Enterprise, Avis and Sixt.

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