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Guatemala Car Rental

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Location Details

Opening hours

Sunday 05:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday 12:01 AM - 11:59 PM
Tuesday 12:01 AM - 11:59 PM
Wednesday 12:01 AM - 11:59 PM
Thursday 12:01 AM - 11:59 PM
Friday 12:01 AM - 11:59 PM
Saturday 12:01 AM - 10:00 PM
Address
Economy Rent a Car Guatemala
La Aurora International Airport
Guatemala City, Guatemala (GUAO01)
Guatemala
Phone Number
(786) 975-2222

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Experience the magic of Guatemala City with Economy Rent a Car. Our convenient airport car hire service offers easy, secure, and fast booking options. Explore the city and its surroundings at your own pace with our well-maintained hire cars. Enjoy the best car rental rates and deals, making Economy Rent a Car the affordable choice for your Guatemala City adventure.
Uncover the rich history and vibrant culture of Guatemala City. From ancient ruins to colonial architecture, there's so much to explore. With a hire car from Economy Rent a Car, you can visit iconic landmarks, indulge in local cuisine, and immerse yourself in the lively markets. Enjoy the best way to discover Guatemala City with Economy Rent a Car.
Book your hire car today and unlock the magic of Guatemala City with Economy Rent a Car. Experience convenience, affordability, and an unforgettable journey. Contact us for any inquiries or assistance with your car rental arrangements. We're here to make your Guatemala City experience exceptional.

Important Information when Visiting Guatemala

  • The use of the seatbelt is mandatory for all vehicle occupants, without exception. Fines given for not wearing one can be steep.
  • Pay careful attention to traffic signals and instructions. Guatemala has a variety of signs that may be different to what you are used to, so get acquainted with them.
  • Speed bumps are common in urban and rural streets. Reduce your speed considerably when nearing one to avoid damaging the vehicle.
  • Traffic in cities like Guatemala City can get very backed up, especially during rush hour. Plan your routes ahead of time to avoid any delays, and be patient.
  • On rural streets it is common to encounter heavy vehicles such as trucks and buses. Be careful when overtaking and chose the right moments to do so.
  • Some main roads in Guatemala have tollbooths. Be sure to carry local currency (quetzales) in cash, in small amounts to pay for tolls.
  • Motorcycles are popular in Guatemala and usually zigzag around traffic. Keep a safe distance and anticipate their moves.
  • The fee for an additional driver is $5.00 a day, with a minimum of 3 additional drivers.
  • The minimum age to rent a vehicle or to be an additional driver must be 21 years old. Drivers between the ages of 21 and 24 can rent a vehicle for an additional charge of $10.00 a day with the highest LDW deductible. These charges will not apply if the renter is 25 years old or older.
  • We accept all major credit and debit cards.
  • Deposit: The rental plus a minimum of $650 will be retained on your card when renting the vehicle; once the vehicle has been returned, the deposit will be released. This process may take from 7 to 14 business days.
  • The renter must provide a valid driver's license at the time of rental. Foreign renters must present a valid driver's license as well as a valid passport and, according to the entry stamp on said passport the vehicle can be rented for a period of up to 90 days.
  • No cash deposits. Economy Rent a Car accepts all major credit cards. No one but the cardholder may use the credit card to make the deposit. The cardholder must be present at the time of rental.
  • If the renter does not want the LDW and wants to use his/her own insurance, the renter must provide written proof from their insurance company specifically mentioning the coverage for third-party liabilityin Guatemala, during the agreed rental time.
  • We provide some useful tips for your trip to Guatemala:
  • Research the safety conditions in areas that you plan to visit and follow the recommendations by authority figures and your embassy.
  • Ask a health professional beforehand about vaccines and medication needed for the trip, such as a vaccine against yellow fever and prophylaxis against malaria, depending on the areas you plan to visit.
  • Drink bottled water and don't eat raw foods to avoid contracting illnesses transmitted by food items.
  • Guatemala has diverse climates due to a varied geography. Be sure to pack clothes that are right for the different regions you plan to visit. Don't forget a light jacket for cooler evenings in high altitude areas.
  • Research the culture and customs of the country to show respect to the local population. Guatemalans are generally friendly and welcoming.
  • Learn some basic phrases in Spanish to make communication easier.
  • The official currency in Guatemala is the quetzal. Be sure to change enough money and carry small amounts of cash for daily purchases.