Most popular car type
Collision damage waiver and theft protection are insurance options that cover renters from paying high penalty fees if the car is stolen or returned damaged. Some Cartagena car providers already include Collision Damage Waiver (CDW) and Theft Protection Waiver into the rental price but not all of them. We recommend always be aware of your coverage when renting a car in in Cartagena.
Keep in mind that car hire excess insurances often have a deductible clause, which is the amount you’ll have to pay if something happens during the time of your rental. If you want to avoid unwanted surprises, you should consider adding a no-deductible option to your Cartagena car rental.
The average price of fuel in Cartagena is ₹ 173 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a tank of fuel costs between ₹ 2,075 and ₹ 2,767, depending on the car size.
Economy (Hyundai Accent or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in Cartagena.
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A Economy car rental in Cartagena costs ₹ 3,478 per day, on average.
A Compact car rental in Cartagena costs ₹ 3,533 per day, on average.
A Intermediate car rental in Cartagena costs ₹ 3,906 per day, on average.
Medium to small cars such as SUVs, sedans, and hatchbacks are all great choices for rental car drivers visiting Cartagena. In general, drivers will find that the streets of Cartagena are moderately wide and are well suited for a wide range of vehicles. Parking spaces are also of adequate size and will comfortably fit all but the largest of vehicles. Additionally, gas is cheap in Cartagena, so if you are driving a less than efficient vehicle it won’t be a financial issue.
In residential areas of Cartagena the speed limit is 30 km/h (19 mph), while on urban streets the speed limit goes up to 60 km/h (37 mph). Outside of built-up areas, the speed limits start out at 80 km/h (50 mph) and on highways the speed limit goes up to 100 km/h (62 mph), depending on the size of the highway.
The average price of gas in Cartagena is around COL$2,361 ($0.71 USD) per liter, which is roughly equivalent to COL$8936 ($2.75 USD) per gallon.
If you are downtown or in the central business district, then parking garages are the best choice. On-street parking spots are sometimes available, but they fill up quickly in busy areas and shouldn’t be depended on. One of the more unique aspects of Colombian cities, including Cartagena, is that parking garages and private parking lots are very common – even in residential areas – so parking is often very plentiful.