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 Peru.
We compare rental car prices and car rental from several companies in all popular destinations in Peru, and find the best prices on rental cars. Search for and book in cities and communities such as, Lima, Arequipa, Callao, Trujillo, Chiclayo, Iquitos, Huancayo, Piura, Chimbote, Cusco, Pucallpa. We list prices from companies that are safe and quality assured so that there will not be any problems when you arrive.
Facts about Peru
Peru (Republic of Peru) is located in South America and is a country that has about 29,907,000 inhabitants. The capital is Lima which has 7,737,000 inhabitants. Total surface/area 1,285,220 km² / 496,226 mi². South America’s 3th largest when it comes to the surface area and the 4th regarding its inhabitants. Other names are Perú, Pérou, El Perú, República del Perú, Republic of Peru. Peru is the 21th largest country in the world when it comes to the surface and the 39th regarding its inhabitants. The country is divided into 26 regions/counties/states where the largest are Lima region, Lima, Piura, La Libertad, Puno, Cajamarca, Junin, Arequipa, Cusco, Lambayeque, Ancash, Loreto, Callao, Región de San Martín, Región de Huánuco, Ica, Ayacucho, Huancavelica, Amazonas, Ucayali, Apurimac, Pasco, Tacna, Tumbes, Departamento de Moquegua and Madre de Dios. Spanish, Quechua, Aymara are official languages spoken and written in the country. Neighboring countries are Ecuador, Chile, Bolivia, Brazil, 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 Ecuador, Chile, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia. All additional costs are paid directly at the rental desk in the local currency, Sol (PEN). It is stated in the rental terms and during the booking whether it is allowed to cross national borders and to which countries. To buy and make purchases, the currency Sol (PEN) is used. Websites mostly have the top domain .pe. The top five highest mountains are Cerro Pariamachay (6759 m / 22,175 ft), Huascarán (6746 m / 22,133 ft), Yerupajá (6634 m / 21,765 ft), Nevado Auzangate (6384 m / 20,945 ft) and Nevado Coropuna (6377 m / 20,922 ft). See the weather reports and find maps of Peru. We give tips and recommendations on attractions, museums, experiences, and destinations which you can visit during your stay in the country. To make a call to the country, use the country code +51. The five largest cities are Lima (c. 7737000 pop), Arequipa (c. 841100 pop), Callao (c. 813300 pop), Trujillo (c. 747500 pop), Chiclayo (c. 577400 pop).
Peru tourist attractions & activities
Piscina Santa Isabel, Castillo de Chancay, Kis Kas, Eco Truly Park, Mini Mundo, El Remanso club Campestre, Theme park la Marina de Guerra del Perú, Piscina Laderas de Pachacamac, Coney Park, Circuito Mágico del Agua, Coney Local, Parque de la Amistad and Divercity are water parks, amusement parks, or theme parks. Do you want to do something fun with the whole family? Zoos, aquarium, tropicarium, terrarium, tropical house and animal parks located in Peru are Parque de las Leyendas (Felipe Benavides Barreda) and Huachipa Zoo (Parque Zoológico Huachipa). Looking at exotic animals?
Cheap car rental with unlimited mileage in Peru
There are many different models and sizes of cars to choose from. Fleet list in Peru: Convertible, Mini cars (Mini), Electric cars, Minivan, Standard cars (Standard), Fullsize elite, Special cars (Special), Intermediate, 9 seater minivan / Minibus (9 seat minivan), Hybrid cars, Luxury cars (Luxury), Compact elite, Cargo van, Medium SUV, Small SUV, Small-medium truck-lorry (Small-medium truck), Exotic cars (Exotic), Mini elite, Estate, Intermediate elite, Premium cars (Premium), Compact cars (Compact), Luxury elite, Fullsize cars (Fullsize), Economy cars (Economy), Economy elite, 7 seater minivan (7 seat minivan), Moped, 5 seater minivan (5 seat minivan), SUV / Jeep (SUV), Large truck-lorry (Large truck). 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 Lima region, Lima, Piura, La Libertad, Puno, Cajamarca, Junin, Arequipa, Cusco, Lambayeque, Ancash, Loreto, Callao, Región de San Martín, Región de Huánuco, Ica, Ayacucho, Huancavelica, Amazonas, Ucayali, Apurimac, Pasco, Tacna, Tumbes, Departamento de Moquegua and Madre de Dios 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 Peru are e.g. Fullsize elite, etc. Cargo van: e.g. Nissan Pickup, etc. Compact cars: e.g. Ford Focus, Nissan Almera, Nissan Versa, Exotic cars, Moped, Intermediate elite, Fullsize cars, etc. Estate: e.g. Subaru Outback, Toyota Corolla Estate, Special cars, etc. SUV / Jeep: e.g. Hyundai Santa Fe, Toyota Land Cruiser, Suzuki Jimny, Ford Expedition, Hybrid cars, etc. 7 seater minivan: e.g. Suzuki APV, Peugeot 807, 5 seater minivan, Small-medium truck-lorry, etc. Standard cars: e.g. Hyundai Sonata, Large truck-lorry, Compact elite, etc. Economy cars: e.g. Fiat Novo Uno Way, Toyota Yaris Sedan, Opel Corsa, Small SUV, etc. Minivan: e.g. Toyota Minibus, Suzuki APV, Hyundai H1, Mini elite, Luxury cars, Electric cars, Economy elite, etc. 9 seater minivan / Minibus: e.g. Renault Trafic, Premium cars, etc. Intermediate: e.g. Toyota Prius, Toyota Avensis, Medium SUV, Luxury elite, etc. Mini cars: e.g. Kia Picanto, Chevrolet Sonic, Convertible, etc. However, in smaller cities and on islands like Isla de los Uros, Isla Zancudo, Isla Yoba, Isla Yauma, Isla Yanamono, Isla de la Viuda, Isla La Viuda, Isla Varadero, Isla Valentín, Isla Tortuga, Isla Timicuro, Isla Timarehua, Isla Tigre, Isla Tibi, Isla Tarapoto, Isla Silva Merino, Isla Shirua, Isla Sebumashi, Isla Sarapanga, Islote Santa, Isla Santa, Isla San Márquez, Isla San Antonio, Isla Roncal, Isla Plátanos, Isla Peruaté, Isla Payorote, Isla Patillos, Isla Paranapura, Isla Pan de Azúcar, Isla Palizada, Isla Padre, Isla Pacaya, Isla Muyuy, Isla Morón, Isla Manchari, Isla Moñaque, Isla Mayoruna, Isla Matapalo, Isla Marupa, Isla Manití, Isla Macabí, Isla Lupuna, Islotes Los Leones, Isla Lobos de Tierra, Lobos Island, Isla Lagarto-Aisana, Isla Iquitos and Isla Hungumayo etc, the range is smaller.
Tips on how to find a rental car in Peru
If you already have decided to rent a car in Peru before you leave and want to part as little as possible, you ought to book a car before you leave. First of all, you should try booking your car online. It is often the cheapest, easiest way to look for and compare, and it saves you time. If your car is supposed to be collected at an airport such as Jorge Chávez International Airport, Rodríguez Ballón International Airport, Capitán FAP Carlos Martínez de Pinillos International Airport, Cap. FAP José A. Quiñones Gonzáles International Airport, Coronel FAP Francisco Secada Vignetta International Airport, Piura International Airport, Chimbote and Cusco Airport, you should book before you leave. One search shows many options. Enterprise, Budget, Sixt, Zugig, Thrifty, Avis, Alkila, Hertz, National, Europcar, Alamo, Localiza, Payless, Saytur are the companies that autoprio.com compares in Peru.
Traffic and parking regulations
Renting and driving a car is usually easy and effortless, but as in all countries there are many traffic regulations in Peru you must follow. If you are going to visit and drive in large cities such as Lima, Arequipa, Callao, Trujillo, Chiclayo, Iquitos, Huancayo, Piura, Chimbote, Cusco, Pucallpa, 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 Peru
Which optional extras are available in Peru?
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 Peru. The cost of the optional extras are displayed at time of booking in the Rental Conditions.
Can I book without a credit card in Peru?
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.
Can I rent a car if I’m under 25 or over 75 in Peru?
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.
Are there extra charges for drop-off at a different location in Peru?
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.
Where can I purchase car rental insurance in Peru?
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 Peru
When you are looking for a rental car in Peru, autoprio.com compares, for example, these companies: Alamo, Enterprise, Hertz, Thrifty, Saytur, Zugig, Avis, Budget, Payless, Sixt, Alkila, National, Europcar and Localiza.