Car Rental Nicaragua

Car Rentals Nicaragua

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Rental car companies in Nicaragua

Below is a list of every nation-wide car rental agency, how many locations they have across the country, and what popular cities you can find them in
Budget
12 locations
Managua $21/day
Granada $19/day
Chinandega $18/day
Matagalpa $10/day
National
6 locations
Managua $7/day
Tola $46/day
San Juan del Sur $17/day
Alamo
5 locations
Managua $29/day
Tola $39/day
San Juan del Sur $8/day
Enterprise
5 locations
Managua $25/day
Tola $46/day
San Juan del Sur $8/day

Most popular types of rental cars

Below are the most popular car rental types in Nicaragua and the cheapest cities in which to rent them
Small
Small

Best value

Granada

$12/day
Small

#1 Most popular

Managua

$14/day
Small

#2 Most popular

Estelí

$15/day
Small

#3 Most popular

Matagalpa

$28/day
SUV
SUV

Best value

Estelí

$38/day
SUV

#1 Most popular

Chinandega

$48/day
SUV

#2 Most popular

Managua

$51/day
SUV

#3 Most popular

Rivas

$53/day
Large
Large

Best value

Matagalpa

$25/day
Large

#1 Most popular

Managua

$57/day
Large

#2 Most popular

Estelí

$50/day
Large

#3 Most popular

Chinandega

$86/day
Large

#4 Most popular

San Juan del Sur

$32/day
Medium
Medium

Best value

Managua

$40/day
Medium

#1 Most popular

Chinandega

$52/day
Medium

#2 Most popular

Rivas

$55/day
Van
Van

Best value

Matagalpa

$37/day
Van

#1 Most popular

Managua

$61/day

Renting a car in Nicaragua

Before you book your car rental, here are a few tips and rules you should know about driving in Nicaragua

What is the cheapest rental car agency in Nicaragua?

The cheapest rental cars in Nicaragua are generally found through NU Car. When booking with NU Car, you may be able to find rental car prices for as low as $6/day, depending on the city you intend to visit. In comparison, the average price to rent a car in Nicaragua is $22/day.

What is the most popular rental car agency in Nicaragua?

According to our data, Budget is the most popular rental car company in Nicaragua. In the past month, 29% of users selected Budget for their rental car needs. 111 of our users have reviewed their experience with Budget during their stay in Nicaragua, giving the agency an average review of 6.4 out of 10.

What car rental company in Nicaragua has the most locations?

Avis is the rental car company in Nicaragua that currently has the most locations. With 13 car rental centers across the country, you should have no issue finding one of their locations at your destination. Consider visiting Managua, the most popular city in Nicaragua. Avis has a large presence here with over 7 locations - many of which can be found within the airport and city center.

What side of the road do people in Nicaragua drive on?

Whether you rent or own a car in Nicaragua, you are required by law to drive on the right. Keep in mind that if you do not feel comfortable driving on this side of the road, you can always call a taxi or opt for a ride share.

How good are the roads in Nicaragua?

Nicaragua has a road quality score of 3.6 on a scale of 1 to 7, where 1 is the lowest rated score. This puts Nicaragua at 87 out of 137 countries for road conditions. You may find that depending on where you travel within Nicaragua that the road quality will vary.

What is the drinking and driving limit in Nicaragua?

The BAC limit is 0.05% in Nicaragua - this applies to both visitors and residents. Your BAC level is a measurement of the percentage of alcohol in your bloodstream. This information is used to determine how inebriated an individual is. Driving a vehicle with a BAC higher than 0.05% is against the law in Nicaragua and you will be deemed as ‘driving under the influence’. Keep in mind that there are stricter penalties for those who drink and drive and are under the legal drinking age. In Nicaragua, you must be at least 18 to drink.

What is the most popular type of rental car in Nicaragua?

A Compact is the most popular type of rental car for those traveling to Nicaragua. According to our data, 21% of our users preferred a Compact over any other car type. This may be due to the activities they have planned and what the weather conditions are like in their destination city. When renting a Compact in Nicaragua, you can expect to pay $10 per day on average.

How much does gasoline cost in Nicaragua?

The average price of gasoline in Nicaragua is $4.43 per gallon as of last week. In comparison, the country with the cheapest average gas price is Algeria at $1.29 per gallon, whereas the country with the most expensive average gas price is Hong Kong at $9.92 per gallon.


Car rentals in other cities in Nicaragua

Need more destination ideas for your trip to Nicaragua? Find rental cars in these popular cities across the country

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