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Bogota Car Rental Information

Hiring a car in Bogotá with Rhino Car Hire provides travelers with an unparalleled opportunity to explore Colombia's vibrant capital and its stunning surroundings at their own pace. Whether you're planning to navigate the bustling city streets, venture into the Andean mountains, or explore historical sites and natural wonders, Rhino Car Hire offers a diverse fleet of vehicles to meet every need and budget. From compact cars ideal for urban driving to spacious SUVs perfect for adventurous excursions, each rental comes with competitive rates, comprehensive insurance options, and flexible pick-up and drop-off locations, including direct service at Bogotá's El Dorado International Airport. With Rhino Car Hire, customers can expect transparent pricing, no hidden fees, and 24/7 customer support, ensuring a smooth and enjoyable car rental experience from start to finish. Embark on your Bogotá journey with confidence and comfort by choosing Rhino Car Hire, your gateway to discovering the rich culture, history, and natural beauty of Colombia.

1. Advantages of Renting a Car in Bogotá:

  • Personalized Experience: Dictate your schedule and venture beyond the city's mainstream attractions.

  • Ease of Travel: Bypass waiting for public transportation and get the added comfort of a private vehicle.

  • Beyond the City Limits: The regions surrounding Bogotá are rife with picturesque towns, lush landscapes, and historical sites, all waiting to be discovered.

2. Things to Keep in Mind When Renting a Car:

  • License Requirements: An International Driving Permit (IDP) is advisable alongside your domestic driving license, although many car rental agencies will accept just the latter.

  • Protection Matters: Opting for a full-coverage insurance policy is wise given the unpredictability of city driving.

  • Direction Assistance: A reliable GPS or a local SIM card for real-time navigation is essential given Bogotá's intricate roadways.

3. Safety Measures and Navigational Tips:

  • Urban Traffic: Bogotá is notorious for its heavy traffic, especially during rush hours, which are usually from 6-9 am and 4-7 pm.

  • Local Driving Style: While Bogotanos might appear assertive on the road, it's part of the local driving culture. Being attentive and patient is the way to go.

  • Secure Parking: Always park in designated spots or guarded parking areas, and refrain from leaving valuables inside your vehicle.

  • High-Altitude Roads: Venturing outside Bogotá might take you on mountain roads. Exercise caution, especially in wet conditions.

  • Night Travel: It's best to restrict driving to daylight hours, particularly if you're unfamiliar with the area or venturing into remote regions.

  • Stay Informed: Although Bogotá's security has significantly improved, it's beneficial to stay updated on areas that might be recommended to avoid. Your accommodation provider can often provide this guidance.

4. Nearby Attractions Worth the Drive:

  • Salt Cathedral of Zipaquirá: Roughly an hour from Bogotá, this underground Roman Catholic church built within the tunnels of a salt mine is a unique attraction.

  • Villa de Leyva: About a 3-hour drive, this colonial town is a step back in time with its cobbled streets and charming plazas.

  • Laguna de Guatavita: Located approximately 50 km from Bogotá, this lake is steeped in indigenous legends and offers a serene getaway.

5. Car Rental Options:

Rhinocarhire provide hire cars from numerous trusted car rental agencies who operate in Bogotá, from global brands such as Enterprise, Sixt, and Alamo, to local operators. 

Nearest Airport:

The primary international gateway to Bogotá is El Dorado International Airport (BOG). Located just 15 km west of the city center, it's one of the busiest in South America and a convenient spot to pick up or drop off your rental car.

Navigating Bogotá by car allows for an in-depth exploration of this captivating metropolis and its surrounding jewels. By taking necessary precautions and understanding the local driving etiquette, your Bogotá expedition can be enriching and memorable. 

Current Rental Rates in Bogota

Kia Sorento

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 177.77 EUR/day
Kia Sorento

7 Days rental at 1244.39 EUR from 20/05/2024

  3 |
  Automatic |

Kia Picanto

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 55.61 EUR/day
Kia Picanto

7 Days rental at 389.33 EUR from 20/05/2024

  2 |
  Automatic |

Renault Logan

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 62.83 EUR/day
Renault Logan

7 Days rental at 439.81 EUR from 20/05/2024

  3 |
  Manual |

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

  • Drive to the Salt Cathedral of Zipaquirá, a stunning underground church built within the tunnels of a salt mine, only an hour away from Bogotá.
  • Explore the serene beauty of Guatavita Lake, the legendary site of the El Dorado legend, nestled in the mountains north of Bogotá.
  • Venture to the coffee plantations of the Fusagasugá region for a guided tour and tasting, experiencing Colombia's rich coffee culture.
  • Take a scenic drive through the Andean landscape to the charming colonial town of Villa de Leyva, a national monument with its cobblestone streets and whitewashed buildings.
  • Discover the breathtaking Chicaque Natural Park, a cloud forest reserve perfect for hiking, bird watching, and immersing in nature, just a short drive from Bogotá.


Bogota - Popular Destinations

Best car rental companies in Bogota

No.2: AVIS,
based on 10 reviews
10 min (average wait time)
No.1: AVIS,
based on 10 reviews
10 min (average wait time)

Bogota car hire information

  • 5.0/10
    Best Rated Agent:
    Avis ABG Franchise
  • € 389.27
    Average price:
    (per week)
  • € 55.61
    Best Price:
    Per Week
  • 6
    Most Popular Type:
  • 2
    Most popular model:
    Kia Picanto
  • 10
    Total Cars Available

Average prices per day in Bogota

January€ 68
February€ 63
March€ 70
April€ 59
May€ 64
June€ 87
July€ 73
August€ 76
September€ 68
October€ 62
November€ 69
December€ 83
January€ 47
February€ 45
March€ 50
April€ 40
May€ 45
June€ 63
July€ 52
August€ 54
September€ 50
October€ 45
November€ 48
December€ 62
January€ 105
February€ 99
March€ 105
April€ 105
May€ 103
June€ 109
July€ 105
August€ 102
September€ 102
October€ 102
November€ 100
December€ 118
January€ 116
February€ 110
March€ 119
April€ 106
May€ 114
June€ 140
July€ 116
August€ 120
September€ 115
October€ 111
November€ 121
December€ 136
January€ 133
February€ 126
March€ 128
April€ 127
May€ 155
June€ 140
July€ 138
August€ 156
September€ 165
October€ 137
November€ 136
December€ 179
January€ 43
February€ 40
March€ 62
April€ 43
May€ 46
June€ 57
July€ 65
August€ 65
September€ 44
October€ 43
November€ 52
December€ 64
January€ 146
February€ 143
March€ 160
April€ 135
May€ 142
June€ 154
July€ 155
August€ 154
September€ 149
October€ 141
November€ 156
December€ 185
January€ 83
February€ 78
March€ 79
April€ 80
May€ 91
June€ 122
July€ 82
August€ 109
September€ 104
October€ 83
November€ 82
December€ 98

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