Daily Car Hire Rates in Buenos Aires
*daily rates in Buenos Aires based on a 1 day rental (24hr period) and for guidance purposes only.
*average daily rates based on 7 day rental, search for todays best prices.
Buenos Aires Car Hire - Did You Know?
- It’s the capital city of Argentina.
- The city is the third largest in South America after Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro.
- The city’s name translates as ‘good air’ as the air quality was better there than in surrounding swampland.
- It’s wealth and standards of living gained it Alpha status in world rankings.
- Inhabitants of the city are called Porteños meaning ‘people of the port’.
Nearest Petrol Stations to Buenos Aires
See the nearest petrol stations to Buenos Aires below, we recommend you plan head before you return the car to Buenos Aires to avoid any Refueling fees.
Buenos Aires Mini Guide
Buenos Aires is the capital of Argentina and the name means Fair Winds or Good Air in Spanish. It is a huge city with more than thirteen million residents who refer to themselves as Portenos, which means people of the port. This cosmopolitan city has attractive and proud inhabitants, wonderful cultural activities like tango dancing and amazing restaurants, shopping and nightclubbing.
Buenos Aires is imposing in its size with huge eight lane roads and buildings which dwarf most of those you are used to seeing in Europe. Yet Buenos Aires has a very European feel with intensely refined cafes, parks and streets where you can see the locals out to all hours.
There are 48 districts in Buenos Aires which are known as barrios. Among them San Telmo has beautiful architecture and plenty of Argentinian charm. Look out for the beautiful colonial houses. Downtown is known as Microcentro and this has interesting old streets as well as great shopping. La Boca is where the colourful buildings mirror the passionate natures of the residents and controversy is never very far away.
Boedo is as good a place to eat out as it is to learn how to dance the tango. Recoleta is very upmarket and you will see the influence of French architecture on the buildings there. Also don't miss the Reserva Ecologica Costanera Sur within the Puerto Madero as this is a lovely place to go walking.
Latest Update from Buenos Aires:
- With the popularity of dance shows in the US and the UK, people are flocking to Buenos Aires to learn the Tango in its home city. There are many clubs that will teach you where, although the atmosphere seems dark and brooding your first steps will earn you many new friends.