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Lima car hire information

Pick-up location Lima
Rental locations 38
Airport locations 15

Reviews and directory for self drive car rentals in Lima

Rated no. 1
Alamo
Best rated
8.7 Excellent (6,480 reviews)
2 locations in Lima
Alamo
Locations in Lima
28 De Julio Avenue
+51 1302 1979
Av Elmert Faucett Intl
+51 1575 1111
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Rated no. 2
Avis
7.6 Good (2,264 reviews)
2 locations in Lima
Avis
Locations in Lima
Av Elmer Faucett
+51 1207 6000
Av Javier Prado Este 1117
+51 1207 6000
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Rated no. 3
Budget
7.4 Good (4,210 reviews)
6 locations in Lima
Budget
Locations in Lima
Av Elmer Faucett Callao
+51 1517 1880
Av Emilio Cavenecia 173
+51 1489 9325
Av Jose Larco 998
+51 1444 4546
Av. Francisco Bolognesi No.808
+51 1204 4400
Av. Primavera 1318
+51 1344 1142
Avenida Domingo Orue 712
+51 1300 1647
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Rated no. 4
Hertz
7.4 Good (3,857 reviews)
3 locations in Lima
Hertz
Locations in Lima
Av Javier Prado Este 6517
+51 1642 0101
Avenida Elmer Faucet
+51 1517 2402
Pasaje Tello 215
+51 1445 5716
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Rated no. 5
Thrifty
thrifty
7.1 Good (2,727 reviews)
3 locations in Lima
Thrifty
Locations in Lima
Av. La Encalada 1388
+51 1445 5552
Llegadas Internacionales
+51 1517 2402
Pasaje Tello 215 Miraflores
+51 1444 3050
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Rated no. 6
National
national
9.2 Excellent (1 review)
2 locations in Lima
Rated no. 7
Europcar
europcar
5.4 Okay (2 reviews)
2 locations in Lima
Europcar
Locations in Lima
Av. Galvez Barrenechea 1047
+51 1225 4848
Meet & Greet
+51 1610 1331
Rated no. 8
Dollar
dollar
2.0 Mediocre (2 reviews)
3 locations in Lima
Dollar
Locations in Lima
Av. Javier Prado Este 6517
+51 1642 0101
Llegadas Internacionales
+51 1517 2402
Pasaje Tello 215 Miraflores
+51 1444 3050
Enterprise
enterprise
4 locations in Lima
Enterprise
Locations in Lima
28 De Julio Avenue
+51 1574 1374
Av Elmert Faucett Intl
+51 1574 1374
Jiron Los Jilgueros Cuadra 2
+51 972 066 294
Los Portales Parking,el Parque
+51 959 176 209
keddy by Europcar
keddy
2 locations in Lima
keddy by Europcar
Locations in Lima
Av. Galvez Barrenechea 1047, San Borja, Lima, LIMA 41
+51 1225 4848
Meet And Greet- Av.Elmer Faucett ,Callao
Localiza
localiza
2 locations in Lima
Localiza
Locations in Lima
Avenida Arequipa 5271
Avenida Elmer Faucett
Sixt
2 locations in Lima
Sixt
Locations in Lima
Cantuarias 341
+51 1444 3050
Elmer Faucett
+51 981 243 195
Sunnycars
sunnycars
2 locations in Lima
Sunnycars
Locations in Lima
Av. Galvez Barrenechea 1047
Avenida Elmer Faucett
Zügig Rent A Car
zugig
2 locations in Lima
Zügig Rent A Car
Locations in Lima
Avenida Arequipa 5265
Lima International Airport

Self drive car rental locations in Lima

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Most popular car type Economy

When to book a hire car in Lima

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Top tips for renting a car in Lima

  • Lima is a glorious city filled with colonial history, monasteries, archaeological sites, and a sprawling metropolis for you to explore. Organizing a rental car will give you the opportunity to witness the wonderful landscapes and hills that surround Lima. Not only will a rental car give you the freedom to navigate your travel at your own pace, it will also open up the chance to experience an authentic slice of Peru within the rural villages and districts that surround Lima.
  • Jorge Chávez International Airport is located 11 km (7 miles) from Lima and is a major transport hub for South America. Use KAYAK to view the best rental deals from a list of major companies such as Alamo, Avis, Budget, Hertz, and Thrifty at Jorge Chávez International Airport. Once you have organized your rental and collected your baggage, simply proceed to the Arrivals Hall, where you will find the counters of the rental agencies and have the car keys in your hand in no time.
  • Driving in Peru is unique and likely different from the conditions you have experienced elsewhere. The roads can be manic and drivers fight for every gap and angle. Understanding this before you arrive will hold you in good stead, so just be prepared to alter your driving nature and react to the new environment. The constant sound of car horns is also something you will get used to quickly -- a blast on the horn indicates that you are passing or approaching a nearby vehicle, rather than an indication of anger.
  • Lima has a population of almost 10 million and of course the city’s roads reflect this. Congestion is common throughout the majority of the day, with afternoon and evening periods the worst time to be driving. If possible, try to avoid driving after 3pm and look into finding secure parking where you can leave your car and have opportunity to explore the city via public transport and walking.
  • Book your rental car in Lima at least 1 week before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Economy rental cars in Lima are around 16% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about hiring a car in Lima

What is the most popular hire car in Lima?

Economy (Hyundai i10 or similar) is the most frequently booked hire car type in Lima.

What is the cheapest hire car agency in Lima?

In the past 72 hours, the cheapest hire cars were found at Hertz (₹ 1,112/day), Europcar (₹ 1,283/day) and Budget (₹ 2,168/day).

What is the best hire car agency in Lima?

Based on ratings and reviews from real users on KAYAK, the best car rental companies in Lima are Alamo (8.7, 6480 reviews), Enterprise (8.4, 59270 reviews), and Avis (7.6, 2264 reviews).

What is the cheapest car hire location in Lima?

In the last 72 hours the cheapest hire car price was found at Hertz Avenida Elmer Faucet 15000 (2 kilometres from the city centre).

How can I find hire car agencies near me in Lima?

Take a look at our extensive car hire location map to find the best hire cars near you.

How much does a Economy car rental cost in Lima?

A Economy car rental in Lima costs ₹ 1,261 per day, on average.

What type of car is recommended for driving in Lima?

A compact car will help you best navigate the tight roads and traffic congestion common in Lima. A car such as the Kia Picanto or Chevrolet Spark will give you the ultimate flexibility for negotiating road space, while not sacrificing internal space, as it has room for four passengers.

What's the speed limit in Lima?

Unless otherwise indicated, the maximum speed you can travel within the urban metropolis of Lima is 60 km/h (37 mph). Be careful, however, to check for signage as this can reduce to 40 km/h (24 mph) on smaller streets and 30 km/h (18 mph) near hospitals and schools. Peruvian drivers can sometimes be aggressive and exceed the speed limits, but avoid mimicking this behavior and stay below the specified maximum speed.

How are gas prices in Lima?

You can expect to pay approximately S/3.70 (Peruvian Sol) per liter of gas in Lima, which equates to approximately $4.14 USD per gallon. You can save money on fuel if your rental company offers the ability to choose a car compatible with LPG, which will commonly save you approximately $0.50 USD per gallon compared to regular gas.

Where are the best places to park in Lima?

If your accommodation in Lima provides parking, look to leave your car there while you explore the central district of town. If this is not an option, there are plenty of parking lots available in the Miraflores and San Isidro areas; however, on-street parking is not recommended for an extended period of time for security reasons.