Frequently asked questions about renting a car & car rental in Panama City
Which car rental companies are near or in Panama City?
There are over 29 car rental companies in Panama City. Car rental companies such as Alamo on Hotel Continental Vía España, Alamo on Vía España, Alamo on Calle 50, Thrifty on Vía España, Car Enterprise Rental, Sixt Eusebio A Morales on Calle Eusebio A Morales 16, Hertz Casa Matriz, Sixt on Calle 50 y 67 San Francisco, National on Calle 50 Ph Universal 50 Main Office, Easy on Frente Al Hotel Veneto Calle Augusto Samuel Boyd, Budget on Urbanización San Francisco Calle Vía Israel Con Calle 77 Planta Baja del Hotel Sheraton Local Budget San Francisco, Dollar on Vía Ricardo J Alfaro, Budget on Urbanización la Cresta Calle Via España Con Calle Gabriela Mistral Edficio Budget Frente A Mueblería Ancon Bella Vista, ACE on In Terminal Marcos A Gelabert Intl Arpt, ACE on Calle 50 Hotel Riu Plaza, Alamo on Main Office Calle 50 Convia Brasil, Sixt on Calle Elvira Méndez 52, Dollar Hotel Torres de Alba on El Cangrejo Calle Eusebio A Morales Detrás del Hotel, Dollar on Calle Eusebio A Morales, National on Calle 55 Este, Avis on Calle Hercilia Lamela, National San Francisco on Calle 50, National, Budget Hotel on Vía Veneto, etc.
Do I need a credit card for car rental in Panama City?
You can make a booking without a credit card with autoprio.com. 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 in Panama City, 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 can I find car rental near me in Panama City?
Do a search for Panama City. Then take a look at our map of hire car companies to find the best rental cars near you in Panama City from companies such as Budget on Urbanización San Francisco Calle Vía Israel Con Calle 77 Planta Baja del Hotel Sheraton Local Budget San Francisco, Avis on Calle Hercilia Lamela, Alamo on Calle 50, Alamo on Vía España, Easy on Frente Al Hotel Veneto Calle Augusto Samuel Boyd, Sixt on Calle Elvira Méndez 52, Budget on Urbanización la Cresta Calle Via España Con Calle Gabriela Mistral Edficio Budget Frente A Mueblería Ancon Bella Vista, Budget Hotel on Vía Veneto and others.
What types of car can I rent in Panama City?
The supply of rental cars varies during the season but you can usually rent car types such as 7 seater minivan, moped, medium suv, special cars, compact cars, compact elite, 5 seater minivan, 9 seater minivan, electric cars, economy cars, economy elite, large truck-lorry, mini cars, fullsize elite, minivan, estate, luxury elite, standard cars, minibus, convertible, small suv, hybrid cars, exotic cars, jeep, premium cars, intermediate, cargo van, intermediate elite, mini elite, fullsize cars, suv, small-medium truck-lorry, luxury cars in Panama City with autoprio.com.
What is the cheapest car rental company in Panama City and Panama?
In the past 14 days, the cheapest rental cars in Panama on Autoprio.com were found at Firefly, Mex, Dollar, Enterprise, Alamo, Thrifty, Sixt and National. It is usually cheaper to hire a car in Panama City than at the airport. However, it often pays off to compare the price between the airport and nearby cities before booking.
What is the best rental car company in Panama City and Panama?
Based on ratings and reviews on autoprio.com, the best car rental companies in Panama are Hertz, Avis, Europcar, Sixt, Budget, National, Enterprise and Thrifty. The largest companies have offices in the city and at the airport.
Where can I park a car in Panama City?
Long-term parking and short-term parking in parking lots and in parking garages in Panama City are e.g. Parqueo, Estac Agronomía, Estac Medicina, Estacionamiento de Locales, Estac Economía Humanidades, Un Parking Area, Estacionamientos Fac Derecho, Felix Parking, Estac de Enfermería, Casco Historico Parking, Aparcamiento de Aeropuerto, Estac Admi Publica, Estacionamientos Universitarios de Transistmica, Estacionamientos de Patel Autos, Estacionamientos Públicos, Estac Odontología, Estacionamientos Fac Ciencias, Aparcamiento de Udelas etc.
Where are there gas and service stations in or near Panama City?
Nearby gas and service stations and petrol stations in or near Panama City are e.g. Delta Chivo Chivo, Delta, Estación Delta, Gasolinera Puma, Texaco, Puma, Terpel on Vía Transístmica, Delta Milla 8, Taxaco on Vía Transístmica etc.
Are there extra charges for drop-off at a different location other than Panama City?
Yes, in most cases the car rental company will charge an extra fee if you wish to return the vehicle at a different location like airports such as Albrook Airport, Panama-Tocumen Airport, David-Enrique Malek Airport, Santiago de Veraguas Airport, Colón Airport, Chitre Airport, Río Hato Airport and Changuinola Airport, instead of Panama City. Autoprio.com 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.
Which additional charges could apply in Panama City?
Please note that each car rental agent has its own policy on additional charges which will be clearly stated in the rental conditions at the time of booking at Autoprio.com. Generally, additional charges may be applied for: young drivers, out-of-hours drop-off, border crossing, one-way rentals, senior drivers, out-of-hours pick-up and winter tyres. Any additional charges will need to be paid directly at the rental desk in the local currency in Panama City.
Which optional extras are available in Panama City?
The availability of optional extras depends on the car rental agent in Panama City and even if they are booked online they are not guaranteed. The following extras can be booked on Autoprio.com: Snow Tyres, Additional driver, Snow Chain Set, Electronic toll pass, Luggage racks, Wi-Fi Access, Infant child seat, Roof Rack, Booster seat, Ski Rack, Child toddler seat and GPS – Satellite Navigational System. 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 Panama City. The cost of the optional extras are displayed at time of booking in the Rental Conditions.
Comparison of rental car and car rental from several businesses in the city Panama City, Panama. Find the best prices for rental cars online. Comparing prices online can be very profitable, many smaller companies can only be booked on site.
Rental cars are available at Panama City’s travel centre, train stations (San Isidro and San Miguelito) and airports like Albrook Panama City Marcos A. Gelabert International Airport 5 km (3 mi), Panama Pacific Balboa International Airport 12 km (7 mi), Panama City Tocumen International Airport 17 km (11 mi) and Colón Enrique Adolfo Jiménez Airport 56 km (34 mi), PTY and ports and ferry terminals that are close by are Club de Yates y Pesca. A car rental service where every cost is included, no hidden fees and free cancellations/amendments up to 24-48 hours before you pick up the car. Easy and safe online booking of rental cars. Search for a city, airport etc. and choose a pick up place. Sixt on Calle Elvira Méndez 52, Dollar on Calle Eusebio A Morales, Car Enterprise Rental, Alamo on Calle 50, Budget on Urbanización San Francisco Calle Vía Israel Con Calle 77 Planta Baja del Hotel Sheraton Local Budget San Francisco, Alamo on Vía España, Avis on Calle Hercilia Lamela, Budget Hotel on Vía Veneto, Thrifty on Vía España, Dollar on Vía Ricardo J Alfaro, Easy on Frente Al Hotel Veneto Calle Augusto Samuel Boyd, Budget on Urbanización la Cresta Calle Via España Con Calle Gabriela Mistral Edficio Budget Frente A Mueblería Ancon Bella Vista, ACE on In Terminal Marcos A Gelabert Intl Arpt, National San Francisco on Calle 50 are the companies we compare near Panama City to find the best price.
More about Panama City
Information about the city Panama City (Panamá, Ciudad de Panamá), located in Panamá, Panamá region, Panama. The city is the capital of the country. 1th largest city/district when it comes to inhabitants in the region and the 1th largest town/community in Panama. Read more about what the city has to offer when it comes to experiences and which companies are located in Panamá and the country. The community and town is about 17 meters (56 ft) above sea level. Smaller communities, villages and suburbs nearby are Nuevo Arraiján, Villa Unida, San Vicente, Chepo, Puerto Escondido, El Coco, La Carrasquilla, Vista Hermosa, Juan Franco and Paitilla. San Miguelito (c. 321,500 pop), Juan Díaz (c. 100,600 pop), Arraiján (c. 76,800 pop), Colón (c. 76,600 pop), Las Cumbres (c. 69,100 pop) and La Chorrera (c. 61,200 pop) are other larger communities, cities nearby. Has about 408,200 (2018) inhabitants. Mercado de Mariscos, Gran Estación de San Miguelito, Estación de Parador, Estación de Ruta interna Don Bosco Sinaí, La Prensa, Gran Terminal Nacional de Transporte Albrook are bus stations and stops nearby. Subway (metro) stations in the city are Cincuentenario, El Crisol, Paraiso, Cinco de Mayo, Corredor Sur, Cerro Viento, Brisas del Golf and Don Bosco. Nearby are car rental companies like ACE on Calle 50 Hotel Riu Plaza, Hertz Casa Matriz, Alamo on Hotel Continental Vía España, MEX on Vía Veneto, Dollar on Intl Ap, Sixt on Calle 50 y 67 San Francisco, National, Alamo Tumbamuerto on Vía Ricardo J Alfaro, Sixt Eusebio A Morales on Calle Eusebio A Morales 16, National on Calle 55 Este, National on Calle 50 Ph Universal 50 Main Office, Dollar Hotel Torres de Alba on El Cangrejo Calle Eusebio A Morales Detrás del Hotel, Alamo on Main Office Calle 50 Convia Brasil, Dollar Via Israel on Al Lado de Bomba de Gasolina Texaco Via Israel Via Israel, Thrifty on Via Espana N0 100. Find out more about the car rental companies in Panamá.
Activities, Attractions and Sights
Visiting and sight-seeing in Panama City? Some suggestions and tips on, activities, places, events, attractions, destinations, experiences and museums in the city that are worth a visit during your stay. Want to spend a day shopping? Albrook Mall, Centro Comercial Boulevard Plaza, Altaplaza Mall, Centennial Mall, Centro Comercial Siglo XXI, Centennial Plaza, Atrio Mall, Centro Comercial los Andes N 1, Centro Comercial Milla 8, Centro Comercial Plaza 88 and Centro comercial Punta Fresca are located within walking distance. Golf trip and need to rent a car? Santa María Golf & Country Club 8 km (5 mi), Tucan Golf Club 9 km (5 mi), Golf Panama 14 km (9 mi) and Club de Golf de Panamá 12 km (7 mi) are some golf courses that are close to the community. Interesting historical ruins and places that are worth a visit are Church of la Compañía de Jesús, Compañia de Jesús, Arco Chato and Apartamentos demolidos.
Compare car hire and cheap van rental in airports nearby
Compare car hire and cheap van rental in airports nearby: Rent a Car Panama-Tocumen Airport, Rental Cars Albrook Airport and Rent a Car Colón Airport. Comparison of rental car prices and car hire from several businesses in Panama City.
Car rental companies in Panama City, Panama
Enterprise, Budget, Mex, Avis, Europcar, Hertz, Thrifty, Dollar, National, Firefly, Alamo and Sixt are the companies we compare in the city and in the region to find the best price. You can usually find the largest selection at airports such as Panama-Tocumen Airport, Albrook Airport, Colón Airport and Río Hato Airport. The large companies usually have offices adjacent to the airport.
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