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Panama Car Rentals

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Rental car companies in Panama

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
Dollar
12 locations
Panama City $6/day
David $10/day
Hertz
11 locations
Panama City $9/day
Chitré $8/day
David $14/day
Santiago de Veraguas $25/day
Thrifty
11 locations
Panama City $7/day
Chitré $12/day
La Chorrera $9/day
Santiago de Veraguas $7/day
David $9/day
Avis
10 locations
Panama City $16/day
David $26/day
Changuinola $9/day
Budget
10 locations
Panama City $36/day
David $13/day
Penonomé $33/day
Colón $39/day
Alamo
7 locations
Panama City $4/day
David $4/day
National
7 locations
Panama City $13/day
David $15/day
Sixt
7 locations
Panama City $27/day
David $48/day

Most popular types of rental cars

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

Best value

Changuinola

$11/day
Small

#1 Most popular

Panama City

$16/day
Small

#2 Most popular

Colón

$20/day
SUV
SUV

Best value

Panama City

$23/day
SUV

#1 Most popular

Colón

$34/day
SUV

#2 Most popular

Changuinola

$27/day
Medium
Medium

Best value

Colón

$14/day
Medium

#1 Most popular

Panama City

$27/day
Medium

#2 Most popular

Changuinola

$18/day
Large
Large

Best value

Panama City

$36/day
Large

#1 Most popular

Colón

$49/day
Van
Van

Best value

Panama City

$62/day
Van

#1 Most popular

Colón

$63/day

Renting a car in Panama

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

What is the cheapest rental car agency in Panama?

At the moment, the cheapest car rental agency in Panama is Ace, through whom users can find deals for as low as $2 per day. Users who book a rental car with Ace tend to find prices that are lower than the $15 per day national average. Keep in mind that prices may vary depending on where you are renting, how many days you rent for, and the type of rental car you choose.

What is the most popular rental car agency in Panama?

If you plan to rent a car in Panama, we recommend booking with Ace, one of the most popular rental agencies in the country. In the past month, 24% of our users selected Ace for their car rental needs. The agency also has a customer satisfaction rating of 3.9 out of 10 from 46 reviewers.

What car rental company in Panama has the most locations?

Dollar is the rental car company in Panama that currently has the most locations. With 12 car rental centers across the country, you should have no issue finding one of their locations at your destination. Consider visiting Panama City, the most popular city in Panama. Dollar has a large presence here with over 8 locations - many of which can be found within the airport and city center.

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

Whether you rent or own a car in Panama, 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 Panama?

Panama has a road quality score of 4.6 on a scale of 1 to 7, where 1 is the lowest rated score. This puts Panama at 45 out of 137 countries for road conditions. You may find that depending on where you travel within Panama that the road quality will vary.

What is the drinking and driving limit in Panama?

The BAC limit is 0.00% in Panama - 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 0.00% is against the law in Panama 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 Panama, you must be at least 18 to drink.

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

27% of momondo users preferred to rent a Economy when visiting Panama, making it the most popular type of car to rent in the country. Although rental car prices in Panama will vary by city and rental agency, you can expect to pay an average of $3 per day for a Economy.

How much does gasoline cost in Panama?

As of last week, the average price of gasoline in Panama was $2.46 per gallon. According to our data, Panama has neither the most expensive nor the cheapest gas prices in the world. Qatar currently has the least expensive at $1.25 per gallon, while Hong Kong has the most expensive at $8.40 per gallon. Keep in mind that gas prices change regularly and may be different during your travel dates.


Car rentals in other cities in Panama

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

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