Hire a car in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Book a cheap car hire in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, through VIPCars.com, we are a car rental website where you can find deals from top car rental companies like Alamo Rent A Car, Movida Rent a Car and Foco Rent a Car. Our wide fleet of rental cars comprises of SUV, intermediate, luxury and many more types.
Popularly known as Rio, Rio de Janeiro is the capital city of the state with the same name. Rio is not just the second largest city of Brazil and one of the fastest growing cities of the country. Home to Christ the Redeemer, the city is considered to be a religious hub of Catholics and Protestants from across the world. Rio’s peak travel season is summer that lasts from December to January along with the time of Carnaval.
Driving in Rio is easy as most of the roads are in a good condition but that doesn't imply that you should not drive defensively. Tour the city with the help of a cheap and comfortable rental car booked through us.
Our car rental suppliers in Rio de Janeiro
Most of our prestigious suppliers in Brazil include unlimited mileage, CDW, taxes, fees and theft waiver with all the car rental deals for Rio.
- Alamo Rent a Car
- Movida Rent a Car
- Foco Rent a Car
Where can you rent a car in Rio de Janeiro?
Rio is the second largest city in Brazil and its airport, Rio de Janeiro Airport is the one of the largest in Latin America. We have a huge network of car rental suppliers in Rio de Janeiro, the following being our top pickup and return locations in the city.
- Copacabana- Experience the Brazilian beach life at the crescent beach in one of the most colourful neighbourhoods in Rio.
- Downtown- The center of Rio or Centro is a versatile location, home to many sought-after sites, with an amazing architecture.
- Galeao International Airport- Rio de Janeiro–Galeão International Airport (GIG) is a hub for Gol and TAM airlines.
- Leme- An upper-middle-class neighbourhood in South Zone of the city, in close proximity to Copacabana, Urca and Botafogo.
- Santos Dumont Airport (SDU)- This is the second major airport serving Rio, named after the pioneer in aviation in Brazil, Alberto Santos Dumont.
- Madureira- A neighbourhood in North Zone of Rio, comprising of a middle class and lower middle-class population.
Comparison of the types of car rentals available in Rio
Most of the car rentals from our fleet for Rio are equipped with efficient air-conditioning and are available both in automatic and standard variants. Popular cars in our fleet for Rio are Fiat Uno, Mercedes C-Class and Chevrolet Spin.
A low-cost car will help you explore interesting locations around Rio, in a lot less amount.
These large cars are suitable for any type of traveller who is looking for more room.
Sports utility vehicle (SUV)
Enjoy features like a high ground clearance and a 4WD in a large or compact SUV.
These are the best cars in our fleet as cars from this category are loaded with a very high-quality engine.
If you have a lot of luggage or are travelling with a group of people then you must rent a van or a minivan.
Enjoy space in an intermediate sedan which can comfortably accommodate a small family with young children.
A small car is a good catch when you have to drive in heavy traffic and it can easily accommodate a small family of up to 4 individuals.
Drive from Rio to Sao Paulo
|Total distance:||433 km|
Visit Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Rio de Janeiro is one of the oldest cities in Brazil which has been inhabited for over two centuries right from the Portuguese colonial era to the British colonization. The city is popularly known as the 'marvelous city’ and is home to the headquarters of the largest petroleum companies in the world. Rio is one of the most highly populated cities in America.
You can park the car rental at a free car parking at a hotel in central Rio or in the parking lots in the city. Choose a popular parking lot or one with a security guard.
What to do in Rio?
Officially known as Estádio Jornalista Mário Filho, Maracanã is a football ground where the Olympics are held.
Christ the Redeemer
The enormous landmark statue created in Art Deco style by artists Paul Landowski, Heitor da Silva Costa, Albert Caquot and Gheorghe Leonida.
A landmark public staircase which is also known by the name of 'Selaron Steps'.
Explore the art galleries in the beautiful hilltop district and locality in the Centro zone of Rio de Janeiro.
A 396 meters tall summit of a mountain that was formed from a single granite, located on a peninsula, at the mouth of Guanabara Bay.
Indulge in some high-end shopping and beach fun in Leblon, a neighbourhood with Rio’s most fashionable stretches of sand.
Enjoy samba parties in this vibrant and unconventional neighbourhood with popular eating places like Bar Carioca da Gema and Lilia and well known hotels like Selina Lapa Rio de Janeiro.
A touristy neighbourhood with stylish fashion stores and Ipanema Beach.