South America Car Hire

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Top destinations to hire a car in South America

Renting a car in South America will give you the freedom to really get to the heart of this incredible part of the world. Use your hire car to discover the best that South America has to offer, from its natural beauty to its bustling towns and cities.

With Expedia, booking you South America car hire is easy. Each hire car in South America option offers you competitive rates and a variety of pick-up and drop-off locations around the country to make your life easier. Book your rental car in in South America with confidence through Expedia.

At Expedia, our goal is to offer you a great variety of South America car rental discounts at the best price. When hiring a car in South America with Expedia, you can compare a massive range of vehicles, from compact economy cars with low fuel consumption to luxury or off-road solutions, depending on your preference. Every South America hire car we feature will come fully equipped with the latest amenities and safety features to ensure your trips will be safe and comfortable.

It has never been easier to find a rental car in South America. We offer you competitive prices and up-to-date information, ensuring quality and efficiency for all our visitors, at all times. Rent a car in South America today and enjoy your holiday, or get anywhere in time for your business meetings. At Expedia, we understand that travelling can be a hassle if you are not well organized, which is why we provide a variety of car types to compare and choose from for all types of travellers. In just a few clicks you can hire a car in South America with Expedia.

Frequently asked questions

What happens if I need to cancel my South America car reservation?
We know that flexibility on the road is important. That’s why the majority of bookings provide a total refund if you notify us at least six hours in advance of the pickup time. You may want to go through your rental agreement though because there are some exemptions. If the information isn’t there, click on our Customer Service Portal.
What types of cars can I rent in South America?
If you’ll be touring popular cities, it pays to think small — like an economy-sized car. The most booked type of rental in South America, they can easily navigate congested streets, slip into tight parking spaces and offer superb mileage. But there’s nothing stopping you from thinking big either! Browse our mid-size or full-size options if you want some extra space, or take things to the next level with one of our stylish premium rides.
How do I find the best car rental deals in South America with Expedia?
Expedia makes it quick and easy to compare costs, offers and providers, and to check customer recommendations. Bundle your South America car rental with flight or hotel bookings and you’ll make even bigger savings.
What do you need to rent a car in South America?
Be prepared to present your driver’s license and a credit card in your name when you get to the rental counter. Prior to pickup, check with your selected company whether anything else is needed. For example, you may also need to provide proof of insurance.
Can I rent a car for a month or longer in South America?
Yes, and the good news is companies often offer lower prices the longer you rent. Look through our long-term car rental deals in South America and drive off with an incredible bargain.
Where can I find a South America car rental if I am younger than 25?
You’ll need to check the age policy of the South America rental providers you’re interested in. If you’re under the age of 25, some will charge extra costs. It’s useful to know about this before arriving at the desk so you can have the funds ready. Each rental car company has its own terms and conditions for younger drivers, so it pays to do your research.

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