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|Minimum car rental age:||21 years|
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Renting a car in Chile will enable you to comfortably explore all the locations in the country while our user-friendly booking engine will save your money. A reliable rental car is ideal for road trips or a short stay, we have cars to suit all requirements consisting of high-quality makes like sedans, SUVs and compact cars from high-end manufacturers such as Suzuki, Peugeot, Chevrolet, Hyundai, Izuzu, Nissan, Audi and BMW.
Our suppliers provide you with the option to add extras to your car rental booking such as an additional driver, booster cushion, GPS, child booster seat or infant seat. We do not guarantee that the same model but the car will be from the same category, depending upon the availability.
Our trust-worthy car rental suppliers in Chile
- Europcar Car Hire
- Keddy by Europcar
- Nu Rent a Car
- O'Clock Rent a Car
- Sixt rent a car
Our top car rental locations in Chile
Santiago Airport (SCL)- 15 kilometers away from Santiago
Puerto Natales Downtown- a hub for museums and boutiques
El Loa Airport (CJC)- also known as Calama Airport
Punta Arenas Airport (PUQ)- an international airport serving Punta Arenas
Los Angeles Downtown- the capital of Bío Bío province
Santiago Downtown- Santiago is the capital and the largest city of Chile
Temuco Airport (ZCO)- the main airport for Araucanía Region and southern Chile
Las Condes, Santiago- a neighbourhood inhabited by upper to higher income group
Arica Airport (ARI)- also, known as Chacalluta International Airport
Tips on driving a car rental in Chile
- Chile has a good reputation related to driving, compared to the other South American countries even if Chileans are speedy drivers. Generally, speed limits in the Chilean cities are from 50 km/h to 60 km/h.
- It is illegal to use a cell phone while driving in Chile and wearing seat-belts is compulsory. Chile drives on the right-hand side of the road and overtakes from the left side.
- In Chile, there are road signs everywhere but in Spanish whereas, many roads are in a damaged state, a result of the destructive earthquake of 2010.
- The minimum age for driving in Chile is 18 while 21 years is the minimum age for car rental. A valid driving license is sufficient for driving in Chile but there are suppliers who ask for an International Driving Permit (or just a US license if not IDP).
- Cross-border car rental to Argentina is allowed by a few of our suppliers at additional charges.
Introduction to the Republic of Chile
Chile is a South American country comprising a narrow strip of land, starting from the Andes in the west to the tip of the continent. The country is one of the stablest economies in the continent and has a high standard of living. Also, Chile is one of the longest countries in the world, to add to the perks, the transportation network of Chile is well-developed. If you want to cover Chile from top to bottom by road then you will need at least 3 weeks for it.
In Northern Chile, lies the mineral-rich Atacama Desert which is the driest desert in the world. Interestingly, Chile has a hot desert climate in the north, a Mediterranean climate in the middle and a cold one towards the southern parts. Tourism in Chile has gained importance in the recent years and the country has been thrice listed under "The Developing World's 10 Best Ethical Destinations".
Most sought-after travel destinations in Chile
The most-visited destination in Chile is its mountainous capital and largest city, Santiago.
Torres del Paine National Park
Tourists visit this national park to get great views of the mountains, the park has 100 species of birds and is a ground for camping.
A remote volcanic island in the Pacific Ocean, housing many archaeological points of interest.
San Pedro de Atacama
A town in northwestern Chile, offering breathtaking views of the desert, salt flats, etc.
A city on the tip of Chile’s southern end, Punta Arenas is a base to the excursions to Antarctica.
A city on the Chilean coast, known for its colourful houses and Pablo Neruda’s home turned into museum, La Sebastiana.