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A Guide to Car Rental In Ushuaia 

The Ultimate Guide to Car Rental in Ushuaia

At the very tip of South America, Ushuaia, often labeled "The End of the World", beckons travelers with its untouched landscapes, captivating wildlife, and distinct cultural blend. While public transport offers limited access to its grandeur, a rental car can be your compass to navigate and see everything. Here’s everything you need to know about venturing through Ushuaia with a hired vehicle.

Advantages of Renting a Car in Ushuaia:

  1. Uncharted Territories: Chart your own path and discover remote vistas, hidden trails, and secluded spots off the beaten path.
  2. Flexibility: Dictate your schedule, be it a sunrise expedition or a late-night stargazing jaunt.
  3. Cost Efficiency: For groups or those planning extended stays, a car rental can be more economical than repetitive transport fees.

Essential Tips for Car Hire:

  1. Driving License: Your valid license from your home country is typically acceptable. However, carrying an International Driving Permit (IDP) is always beneficial.
  2. Drive on the Right: Ushuaia adheres to the right-side driving convention.
  3. Speed Regulations: Respect speed limits - generally, 50 km/h in cities and up to 90 km/h on open roads. Always keep an eye on signages.
  4. Insurance: Given the varying terrains of Ushuaia, a comprehensive insurance package is advisable.

Picking Your Ride:

  1. City Drives: If you’re planning to stay around the city, compact cars can be ideal.
  2. Rugged Adventures: Planning to explore the wilderness or challenging terrains? An SUV is recommended.
  3. Weather Adaptation: Ushuaia’s cold climate necessitates vehicles with heating facilities and possibly snow tires or chains during winter months.

Roadways in Ushuaia:

  1. Terrain Alert: While main roads are generally in good condition, some routes, especially leading to natural attractions, can be rugged.
  2. Parking Insights: Most hotels and key attractions offer parking. Always ensure your vehicle is locked and secure.
  3. Refueling: Gas stations are accessible within the city. However, if embarking on longer routes, it’s wise to start with a full tank.

Destinations Not to Miss:

  1. Tierra del Fuego National Park: Just a short drive from Ushuaia, this park offers breathtaking landscapes and trekking paths.
  2. Lapataia Bay: Marking the end of the Pan-American Highway, it's a serene spot with scenic views.
  3. Martial Glacier: A drive followed by a hike leads you to stunning glacier views.

Driving Nuances for First-Time Visitors:

  1. Stay Vigilant: Unpredictable weather and wandering wildlife necessitate alert driving.
  2. Equip Yourself: GPS or an updated map can be essential, given the sparse road signs.
  3. Local Courtesies: Ushuaia residents appreciate courteous driving, and acknowledging with a nod or wave is common.

In Conclusion:

A car rental in Ushuaia unveils layers of this unique destination, enabling a blend of pre-planned sights and spontaneous discoveries. Embrace the freedom of the open road and curate memories that resonate beyond the journey.

Current Rental Rates in Ushuaia

Mystery Car Compact or Larger

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 77.90 EUR/day
Mystery Car Compact or Larger

7 Days rental at 545.30 EUR from 22/04/2024

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  Manual |

Volkswagen Golf

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 78.65 EUR/day
Volkswagen Golf

7 Days rental at 550.56 EUR from 22/04/2024

  3 |
  Manual |

Fiat Palio

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 78.69 EUR/day
Fiat Palio

7 Days rental at 550.86 EUR from 22/04/2024

  2 |
  Manual |

Key Highlights for Car Hire at Ushuaia: Making the Most of Your Journey.

  • Ushuaia is the capital city of Argentine Tierra del Fuego.
  • It’s acknowledged to be the most southerly city in the world.
  • Charles Darwin visited the area on his voyages.
  • It became a penal colony for hardened criminals.
  • Ushuaia was the scene of a false gold rush that claimed the lives of many.


Ushuaia - Popular Destinations

Ushuaia car hire information

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Average prices per day in Ushuaia

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