Cheap Car Rentals in Panama with VIPCars
Reserve a cheap car rental and start your Panama trip in total comfort. Forming its coastline with the North-Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea, Panama is a country with cultural and historical diversity. Panama is an affordable country to live in and offers warm hospitality to all international travelers. Make your trip more delightful by booking a suitable Panama rental car from VIP Cars. With a rental car in Panama at your disposal, you can move around various cities with utmost ease and comfort, on your own schedule and pace.
Whether traveling alone or with family, VIP Cars offers the best quality car rental services at very economical prices; whatever your travel agenda, you can rent online, or by giving us a call & we will help you find your perfect car. Our partners provide a diverse range of vehicles belonging to multiple segments (like SUVs, luxury cars, minivans, economy, intermediate and compact car rentals) with a secure online booking engine. Book your Panama car rental deal today to save big!!
Driving tips for car rental in Panama
- Speed limits are posted in kilometers and are generally between 25-30 km/h for city streets and 100 km/h for highways respectively.
- In Panama, Zero tolerance is practiced when it comes to drunk driving, meaning the permitted blood alcohol limit to operate a vehicle is zero.
- The Corredor Sur Expressway has tolls that are paid electronically. So have a word with the supplier about how to pay them in case you are planning to use the expressway.
- In Panama City, drivers are fined between $50 and $100 if they park improperly, with double penalties for the repeat offenders.
Best car rental companies in Panama
Our reliable association with top car rental suppliers in Panama makes sure that you have no trouble in picking up (and returning) the car as they have offices in almost all popular airport and city locations in the country. Therefore, with us, you can request your pick-up wherever you want in Panama. Besides this, the car hire companies offer a big fleet of cars at competitive prices, plus beneficial inclusions and add-ons. Inclusions (like collision damage waiver and theft waiver) are offered as the part of the quoted prices, while add-ons (like GPS, baby seats and Wifi devise) are offered as optionals & the renters have to pay a small extra amount to rent them.
Some of the car hire supplier companies we work with in Panama are listed below:
What do you need to rent a car in Panama?
To rent a car in Panama, travelers need a driver’s license, international driving permit, and identification proof. Here are a few points that you should keep in mind for a successful car rental pickup:
In Panama, suppliers allow only those drivers to rent cars who are 21 years and above. Suppliers enforce different age qualification conditions for different car-types, so read the deal-specific T&Cs before placing the booking.
Credit & debit cards
Majority of car rent agencies in Panama allow payments through credit cards only. There are some suppliers which may allow payment through debit card or even cash, but this option is available only at selective locations; call us & we will help you find the right supplier.
Driving license (DL)
Whether you are a resident of US, UK, Croatia, Canada or Australia, you can drive your rental car in Panama with your native driver’s license, provided it is full and valid. Kindly bring your original license at the time of pickup; digital or xeroxed copies of the DL are not entertained.
International Driving Permit (IDP)
Though drivers don’t need an IDP to drive in Panama, travelers, whose licenses are not in the Roman alphabet, should carry it along. If you don’t have an IDP, do carry an official translation of your driver’s license.
Popular car rental deal types in Panama
VIP Cars and suppliers offer the below-listed deal types for car rental in Panama:
Short & long-term car rental
With VIP Cars, you can rent both short and long-term car rentals in Panama. Whether looking to rent a car for 1 day, one month or more, with us you can rent anytime anywhere; if you want to save more, we advice that you book as much in advance as possible.
One-way & cross-border car rentals
You can pick up your Panama car rental at one place and drop it off at another location at your convenience. There is a one-way charge included in the overall car rental price that you would be required to pay if you choose a one-way car rental. Note that most car rental companies do not allow renters to take their cars out of Panama.
Read the T&Cs for deal-specific information as suppliers don’t allow cross-country to all the neighboring countries.
Car rental pick-up/return locations in Panama
As already stated, VIP Cars’ partner companies have offices in almost every city and airport location in the country. Just fill the form with the location to see whether it is available with us or not. It is because of this arrangement that our suppliers are able to offer one-way rentals.
Our suppliers have their offices set up across various places in Panama; some of the places are given below:
David City Airport
Tocumen Intl Airport
Torres de Alba Hotel
Hotel Riu Playa Blanca
Popular trips that you can take in a Panama car rental
Though there are many locations in Panama which you can visit in your rental car, there are few popular cross-border and domestic one-way trips that are rented on VIP Cars; they are given as follows:
Car rental Panama to Costa Rica
Car rental Panama to Azuero
FAQs - Car Rental Panama
Yes, you can reserve a luxury car rental in Panama at affordable prices with VIPCars. All you have to do is fill in your details in the form above, compare prices and car types and book your cheap Panama luxury car rental.
VIPCars offers the guaranteed cheapest prices for car rental at Tocumen International Airport. Airport car rentals provide you with the convenience of pick-up as soon as you land.
Panama City is the most popular location for renting a car in Panama. Check out VIPCars’ cheap rental prices to reserve the best car rental deal in Panama.
Most suppliers allow 18-year-olds to rent a car in Panama, but there are some suppliers who require the renters to be at least 21 years old. Drivers under 25 years of age are required to pay a Young Driver’s Surcharge to be able to rent a car in Panama, with a limited fleet available.