Car Rental & Rent a Car Deals in Panama

Search for and compare prices on car rental in the whole of Panama. Good rental prices on family, luxury and economy cars. When you rent a car with no surprises awaits when you pick up the car on your arrival. The prices include any airport fees, free mileage and obligatory insurances, taxes and fees. Our aim is to help you find cheap rental cars in Panama online. Do you prefer some companies before others? You can choose that when you do your search.

Prices from large companies as well as small ones in Panama

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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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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. can offer rental cars in the most cities, train stations and communities as well as airports in Panama.

We compare rental car prices and car rental from several companies in all popular destinations in Panama, and find the best prices on rental cars. Search for and book in cities and communities such as, Panama City, San Miguelito, Juan Díaz, David, Arraiján, Colón, Las Cumbres, La Chorrera, Pedregal, Tocumen, Santiago, Parque Lefevre, Chilibre. We list prices from companies that are safe and quality assured so that there will not be any problems when you arrive.

Panama information

Panama (Republic of Panama) has approximately 3,411,000 inhabitants and is located in North America. Total surface/area 78,200 km² / 30,193 mi². Panama is the 133th largest country when it comes to inhabitants and the 121th largest regarding the surface in the world. The 13th largest country when it comes to inhabitants and the 9th largest regarding the surface in North America. The largest regions/states/counties are Panamá, Chiriquí, Colón, Coclé, Veraguas, Ngöbe-Buglé, Bocas del Toro, Herrera, Los Santos, Darién, Guna Yala, Emberá-Wounaan and Panamá Oeste from a total of thirteen. Alternative names are Republic of Panama, Panamá, República de Panamá. The capital is Panama City where about 0 people live. Websites on the internet often have the domain .pa. Cerro Fábrega (3335 m / 10,942 ft), Cerro Brujas (979 m / 3,212 ft), Cerro Santo Domingo (792 m / 2,598 ft), Cerro San Francisco (558 m / 1,831 ft) and Cerro Cisneros (425 m / 1,394 ft) are the top five highest mountains of the country. We give tips and recommendations on activities, experiences, attractions and destinations which you can visit during your stay in Panama. See the weather reports and find maps. Spanish, English are languages used in the country. To buy and make purchases, the currency Balboa (PAB) is used. Panama City (c. 408200 pop), San Miguelito (c. 321500 pop), Juan Díaz (c. 100600 pop), David (c. 82000 pop), Arraiján (c. 76800 pop) are the five largest communities. Neighboring countries are Costa Rica, Colombia. 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, Colombia. All additional costs are paid directly at the rental desk in the local currency, Balboa (PAB). It is stated in the rental terms and during the booking whether it is allowed to cross national borders and to which countries. Do you need to make a call? To make a call with a phone you use the country code +507.

Tourist attractions & activities in Panama

Parque 24 de Diciembre, Parque Amelia Denis de Icaza, Parque Amador Guerrero, Parque Nueva Generación and Panama Rainforest Discovery Center are theme parks, water parks or amusement parks located in Panama. Looking for activities and experiences with the kids?

Cheap car rental with unlimited mileage in Panama

There are many different models and sizes of cars to choose from. Fleet list in Panama: Intermediate elite, 7 seater minivan (7 seat minivan), Standard cars (Standard), Minivan, Mini elite, Premium cars (Premium), 5 seater minivan (5 seat minivan), Large truck-lorry (Large truck), Compact cars (Compact), Luxury cars (Luxury), Economy cars (Economy), Estate, Economy elite, Mini cars (Mini), Fullsize cars (Fullsize), Convertible, Intermediate, Small-medium truck-lorry (Small-medium truck), Special cars (Special), Moped, Hybrid cars, Electric cars, Fullsize elite, Luxury elite, Exotic cars (Exotic), Medium SUV, Small SUV, 9 seater minivan / Minibus (9 seat minivan), Compact elite, Cargo van, SUV / Jeep (SUV). 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 Panamá, Chiriquí, Colón, Coclé, Veraguas, Ngöbe-Buglé, Bocas del Toro, Herrera, Los Santos, Darién, Guna Yala, Emberá-Wounaan and Panamá Oeste 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 Panama are e.g. Small SUV, Compact elite, Medium SUV, Economy elite, etc. Standard cars: e.g. Hyundai Sonata, Ford Fusion, Small-medium truck-lorry, etc. Fullsize cars: e.g. Nissan Teana, BMW 3 Series, Mini elite, etc. Cargo van: e.g. Toyota Hilux, Nissan Pickup, Mitsubishi L200 Pickup, 5 seater minivan, Luxury elite, etc. 7 seater minivan: e.g. Peugeot 807, Dodge Caravan, Chrysler Voyager, etc. SUV / Jeep: e.g. Suzuki Jimny, Hyundai Tucson, Toyota Prado, Mitsubishi Montero, Estate, etc. Luxury cars: e.g. Toyota Fortuner, Moped, etc. Mini cars: e.g. Chevrolet Sonic, Kia Picanto, etc. Intermediate: e.g. Toyota Avensis, Chevrolet Cobalt, Exotic cars, etc. Convertible: e.g. Audi A4 Convertible, Renault Megane Convertible, Large truck-lorry, etc. 9 seater minivan / Minibus: e.g. Hyundai H1, Renault Trafic, Hybrid cars, Fullsize elite, Electric cars, etc. Compact cars: e.g. Nissan Almera, Ford Focus, Nissan Versa, etc. Economy cars: e.g. Opel Corsa, Renault Captur, Peugeot 2008, Toyota Yaris, Special cars, Premium cars, Intermediate elite, etc. Minivan: e.g. Toyota Hiace, Hyundai H1, Suzuki APV, etc. However, in smaller cities and on islands like Contadora Island, Isla Vitorino, Isla Zorra, Zapadilla Cay, Isla Zaino, Isla Zahino, Isla Yucca, Isla Yerba Verde, Yantupu, Isla Yantupo, Yampi Island, Cayo Wilson, Wild Cane Key, Isla Walker, Wakalatupu, Waisailatupu, Isla la Vivienda, Isla Viveros, Bajo de Viveros, Vista Baja Island, Vista Alta Island, Isla Vino Tinto, Isla Villa, Isla Vigilante, Isla Vigía, Isla Vigía, Viento Frio Island, Peñasco Vértice, Isla Verde, Isla Verde, Isla Venado, Isla Venado, Vampiro Island, Islote Valladolid, Isla Uva, Ustupu Murru, Ustupu, Isla Uravá and Upsankan Tupu etc, the range is smaller.

Traffic and parking regulations

As in all countries on earth the number of traffic rules in Panama can be endless, but it does not impose any problems renting and driving a car. In larger cities such as Panama City, San Miguelito, Juan Díaz, David, Arraiján, Colón, Las Cumbres, La Chorrera, Pedregal, Tocumen, Santiago, Parque Lefevre, Chilibre, 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.

Tips on how to find a rental car in Panama

Book the car in Panama 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 Panama City Tocumen International Airport, Albrook Panama City Marcos A. Gelabert International Airport, David Enrique Malek Airport, Colón Enrique Adolfo Jiménez Airport, Santiago de Veraguas Ruben Cantu Airport, Changuinola Captain Manuel Nino Airport, Chitre Alonso Valderrama Airport, Río Hato Scarlett Martinez International Airport and Panama Pacific Balboa International Airport. To find the best price for a car, compares, among others, the following companies; Alamo, Sixt, Dollar, Avis, Thrifty, Hertz, National, Europcar, Mex, Budget, Enterprise, Firefly in Panama.

Destinations in Panama

Compare car rental in regions such as: Car Rental Panamá, Panamá Oeste, Chiriquí, Colón, Coclé, Veraguas, Ngöbe-Buglé, Bocas del Toro, Herrera, Los Santos, Darién, Guna Yala and Emberá-Wounaan. Car rental in towns such as: Rent a Car Panama City, San Miguelito, Juan Díaz, David, Arraiján, Colón, Las Cumbres, La Chorrera, Pedregal, Tocumen, Santiago, Parque Lefevre, Chilibre, Cativá, Río Abajo, Nuevo Belén, Ancón, Alcalde Díaz, El Chorrillo and Changuinola. Car rental in airports such as: Car Rental Panama-Tocumen Airport, Albrook Airport, David-Enrique Malek Airport, Colón Airport, Santiago de Veraguas Airport, Changuinola Airport, Chitre Airport, Río Hato Airport, Panama Pacific Airport, Bocas del Toro Airport, Pedasí Airport, Puerto Obaldia Airport and Jaqué Airport.

Frequently asked questions about car rental in Panama

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

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 Panama?

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 Panama?

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 Panama?

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 Panama

We compare, for example, these companies in Panama: Europcar, Avis, National, Thrifty, Firefly, Hertz, Mex, Enterprise, Sixt, Alamo, Budget and Dollar.

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