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Dominican Republic Car Rental Mini Guide

Renting a car in the Dominican Republic (often affectionately known as the 'Dom Rep') is a cost effective and comfortable way to explore your surrounding and discover some of the more remote areas that are not so frequented by tourists. The main road on the island is the Highway DR-1, which connects the cities of Santo Domingo and Santiago, and it is a modern and wide.

Whether you are planning to soak up the sun on the beautiful beaches in Punta Cana or explore the capital city Santo Domingo and its numerous museums and historical sites, then booking cheap car hire in the Dominican Republic is the most convenient and comfortable way to get around.

Most popular locations to hire a car in the Dominican Republic

Cheapest car hire in Dominican Republic

Hyundai i10

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 48.73 EUR/day
Hyundai i10

7 Days rental at 341.12 EUR from 20/03/2023

  1 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Kia Picanto

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 48.73 EUR/day
Kia Picanto

7 Days rental at 341.12 EUR from 20/03/2023

  1 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Hyundai i10

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 48.84 EUR/day
Hyundai i10

7 Days rental at 341.91 EUR from 20/03/2023

  1 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Kia Picanto

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 48.84 EUR/day
Kia Picanto

7 Days rental at 341.91 EUR from 20/03/2023

  1 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Kia Picanto

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 53.60 EUR/day
Kia Picanto

7 Days rental at 375.23 EUR from 20/03/2023

  1 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Hyundai i10

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 53.60 EUR/day
Hyundai i10

7 Days rental at 375.23 EUR from 20/03/2023

  1 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Hyundai i10

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 53.60 EUR/day
Hyundai i10

7 Days rental at 375.23 EUR from 20/03/2023

  1 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Kia Picanto

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 53.60 EUR/day
Kia Picanto

7 Days rental at 375.23 EUR from 20/03/2023

  1 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Hyundai i10

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 53.60 EUR/day
Hyundai i10

7 Days rental at 375.23 EUR from 20/03/2023

  1 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Kia Rio Sedan

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 48.98 EUR/day
Kia Rio Sedan

7 Days rental at 342.86 EUR from 20/03/2023

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Kia Rio Sedan

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 49.09 EUR/day
Kia Rio Sedan

7 Days rental at 343.66 EUR from 20/03/2023

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Kia Rio Sedan

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 53.87 EUR/day
Kia Rio Sedan

7 Days rental at 377.15 EUR from 20/03/2023

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Kia Rio Sedan

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 53.87 EUR/day
Kia Rio Sedan

7 Days rental at 377.15 EUR from 20/03/2023

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Kia Rio Sedan

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 53.87 EUR/day
Kia Rio Sedan

7 Days rental at 377.15 EUR from 20/03/2023

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Kia Rio Sedan

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 53.87 EUR/day
Kia Rio Sedan

7 Days rental at 377.15 EUR from 20/03/2023

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Kia Rio Sedan

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 54.00 EUR/day
Kia Rio Sedan

7 Days rental at 378.02 EUR from 20/03/2023

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Honda Civic

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 57.31 EUR/day
Honda Civic

7 Days rental at 401.22 EUR from 20/03/2023

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Honda Civic

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 57.45 EUR/day
Honda Civic

7 Days rental at 402.16 EUR from 20/03/2023

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Kia Rio

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 48.73 EUR/day
Kia Rio

7 Days rental at 341.12 EUR from 20/03/2023

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Kia Rio

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 48.73 EUR/day
Kia Rio

7 Days rental at 341.12 EUR from 20/03/2023

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Kia Rio

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 53.60 EUR/day
Kia Rio

7 Days rental at 375.23 EUR from 20/03/2023

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Kia Rio

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 53.60 EUR/day
Kia Rio

7 Days rental at 375.23 EUR from 20/03/2023

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Kia Rio

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 53.60 EUR/day
Kia Rio

7 Days rental at 375.23 EUR from 20/03/2023

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Kia Rio

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 53.60 EUR/day
Kia Rio

7 Days rental at 375.23 EUR from 20/03/2023

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Kia Rio

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 53.72 EUR/day
Kia Rio

7 Days rental at 376.10 EUR from 20/03/2023

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Kia Soluto

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 64.52 EUR/day
Kia Soluto

7 Days rental at 451.64 EUR from 20/03/2023

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Kia Soluto

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 67.20 EUR/day
Kia Soluto

7 Days rental at 470.40 EUR from 20/03/2023

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Mitsubishi Montero

7 Adults, 5 Doors

From 132.11 EUR/day
Mitsubishi Montero

7 Days rental at 924.82 EUR from 20/03/2023

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Mitsubishi Montero

7 Adults, 5 Doors

From 132.11 EUR/day
Mitsubishi Montero

7 Days rental at 924.82 EUR from 20/03/2023

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Mitsubishi Montero

7 Adults, 5 Doors

From 132.11 EUR/day
Mitsubishi Montero

7 Days rental at 924.82 EUR from 20/03/2023

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Mitsubishi Montero

7 Adults, 5 Doors

From 148.27 EUR/day
Mitsubishi Montero

7 Days rental at 1037.89 EUR from 20/03/2023

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Peugeot 807

7 Adults, 5 Doors

From 181.64 EUR/day
Peugeot 807

7 Days rental at 1271.49 EUR from 20/03/2023

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Peugeot 807

7 Adults, 5 Doors

From 181.64 EUR/day
Peugeot 807

7 Days rental at 1271.49 EUR from 20/03/2023

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Peugeot 807

7 Adults, 5 Doors

From 181.64 EUR/day
Peugeot 807

7 Days rental at 1271.49 EUR from 20/03/2023

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Peugeot 807

7 Adults, 5 Doors

From 181.64 EUR/day
Peugeot 807

7 Days rental at 1271.49 EUR from 20/03/2023

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Peugeot 807

7 Adults, 5 Doors

From 181.64 EUR/day
Peugeot 807

7 Days rental at 1271.49 EUR from 20/03/2023

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Suzuki Vitara

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 68.29 EUR/day
Suzuki Vitara

7 Days rental at 478.07 EUR from 20/03/2023

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Suzuki Vitara

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 68.45 EUR/day
Suzuki Vitara

7 Days rental at 479.18 EUR from 20/03/2023

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Hyundai Cantus

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 73.26 EUR/day
Hyundai Cantus

7 Days rental at 512.82 EUR from 20/03/2023

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Suzuki Vitara

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 75.12 EUR/day
Suzuki Vitara

7 Days rental at 525.87 EUR from 20/03/2023

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Suzuki Vitara

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 75.12 EUR/day
Suzuki Vitara

7 Days rental at 525.87 EUR from 20/03/2023

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Suzuki Vitara

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 75.12 EUR/day
Suzuki Vitara

7 Days rental at 525.87 EUR from 20/03/2023

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Suzuki Vitara

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 75.12 EUR/day
Suzuki Vitara

7 Days rental at 525.87 EUR from 20/03/2023

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Suzuki Vitara

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 75.30 EUR/day
Suzuki Vitara

7 Days rental at 527.10 EUR from 20/03/2023

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Hyundai Cantus

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 77.05 EUR/day
Hyundai Cantus

7 Days rental at 539.36 EUR from 20/03/2023

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Top tips when hiring a car in Dominican Republic

  • The Dominican Republic has some of the best roads of all the Caribbean islands
  • It is safe to drive in the Dominican Republic, taking the usual precautions when driving abroad
  • Drive on the right hand side of the road in the Dominican Republic, the steering wheel is on the right
  • Save on sat nav (GPS) and use Google maps or Street View, just be mindful of your data allowance
  • You may need an International Driving Permit when hiring a car in the Dominican Republic
 

Popular car hire destinations in Dominican Republic

Laws and rules of the road when driving in Dominican Republic

  •  

    R

    Road Driving Side

  •  

    40kph

    Urban speed Limit

  •  

    80kph

    Rural Speed Limit

  •  

    120kph

    Motorway Speed Limit

  •  

    DOP  76.53/Ltr

    Current Petrol Price

  •  

    0mg

    Drink Drive Limit

  •  

    DOP/USD $

    Currency

  •  

    YES

    Tolls

  •  

    21

    Min Rental Age

    16

    Min Driving Age

  •  

    Front and Rear

    Seatbelts

  •  

    Fixed and Mobile

    Speed Cameras

  •  

    Hands Free Only

    Mobile Phones

Compare car rental agents in Dominican Republic

Rental Agent
Locations
Rating (/10)
Customer Reviews
Mini (€/day)
Compact (€/day)
Intermediate (€/day)
Standard (€/day)
 Alamo
16
9.3/10
147
€ 64.85
€ 76.78
€ 117.36
€ 142.43
 Europcar
7
3.9/10
56
€ 48.73
€ 48.98
€ 68.29
€ 116.77

Car rental agent statistics in Dominican Republic

  • 9.3/10
    Highest rated agent:
    ALAMO
  • 3.9/10
    Lowest rated agent:
    EUROPCAR
  • 203
    Total number of reviews in
    Dominican Republic
  • 15
    Most Locations in Dominican Republic:
    ALAMO
  • 19
    Average wait time
    (Min.)
  • 10
    Total rental companies
     

Average prices per day for car hire in Dominican Republic

ItemPercent
January€ 102
February€ 80
March€ 73
April€ 60
May€ 68
June€ 71
July€ 79
August€ 60
September€ 78
October€ 69
November€ 62
December€ 124
ItemPercent
January€ 71
February€ 56
March€ 52
April€ 42
May€ 46
June€ 54
July€ 53
August€ 45
September€ 53
October€ 53
November€ 49
December€ 81
ItemPercent
January€ 188
February€ 160
March€ 173
April€ 132
May€ 131
June€ 155
July€ 166
August€ 127
September€ 161
October€ 150
November€ 175
December€ 238
ItemPercent
January€ 113
February€ 105
March€ 101
April€ 74
May€ 77
June€ 92
July€ 103
August€ 79
September€ 96
October€ 81
November€ 81
December€ 149
ItemPercent
January€ 72
February€ 55
March€ 50
April€ 39
May€ 43
June€ 50
July€ 50
August€ 43
September€ 50
October€ 50
November€ 45
December€ 80
ItemPercent
January€ 111
February€ 115
March€ 114
April€ 108
May€ 112
June€ 119
July€ 132
August€ 126
September€ 129
October€ 117
November€ 134
December€ 167
ItemPercent
January€ 94
February€ 86
March€ 70
April€ 54
May€ 65
June€ 64
July€ 72
August€ 58
September€ 68
October€ 58
November€ 57
December€ 129
ItemPercent
*average daily rates based on 7 day rental, search for today's best prices.

Fuel prices in Dominican Republic

DieselUnleaded
Feb , 2022

€ 1.02

€ 1.24

Mar , 2022

€ 0.97

€ 1.29

Apr , 2022

€ 0.99

€ 1.31

May , 2022

€ 1.02

€ 1.35

Jun , 2022

€ 0.99

€ 1.31

Jul , 2022

€ 1.02

€ 1.36

Aug , 2022

€ 1.05

€ 1.39

Sep , 2022

€ 1.11

€ 1.47

Oct , 2022

€ 1.10

€ 1.45

Nov , 2022

€ 1.07

€ 1.42

Dec , 2022

€ 1.02

€ 1.35

Jan , 2023

€ 0.96

€ 1.28

Month, YearDiesel €/ltrUnleaded €/ltr
Jan , 2023 0.96 1.28
Dec , 2022 1.02 1.35
Nov , 2022 1.07 1.42
Oct , 2022 1.10 1.45
Sep , 2022 1.11 1.47
Aug , 2022 1.05 1.39
Jul , 2022 1.02 1.36
Jun , 2022 0.99 1.31
May , 2022 1.02 1.35
Apr , 2022 0.99 1.31
Mar , 2022 0.97 1.29
Feb , 2022 1.02 1.24

Car rental price statistics in Dominican Republic

  • € 341.11
    Average price:
    (per week)
  • € 221.50
    Highest daily price:
    Nissan Murano
  • 381
    Total cars available
     
  • 25
    Most popular model:
    Kia Sorento
  • 47
    Location with most cars:
    Santo Domingo - Las Americas Intl. Airport
  • € 48.7 per day
    Cheapest daily price:
    EUROPCAR - Bavaro/Punta Cana Regional Office

FAQs about car hire in Dominican Republic

How much does it cost to hire a car in Dominican Republic?

Car hire in Dominican Republic starts from just €48.70 per day for a (economy) class car from Europcar. The average price to hire a car in Dominican Republic is just €117.60 per day, whilst the most expensive hire car in Dominican Republic is a Nissan Murano car for a (intermediate) class from Enterprise costing €221.50 per day.

How do I get a free additional driver when hiring a car in Dominican Republic?

We often have special offers on car hire in Dominican Republic including free additional drivers, for example, is offering free additional driver and express check-in at for €0.00 per day.

Why is car hire so cheap in Dominican Republic?

Car hire prices in Dominican Republic are kept low thanks to the 5 car hire companies across the country. With over 16 car hire locations and 2,222 car hire options available, competition keeps prices low in Dominican Republic.

Who is the best car hire company in Dominican Republic?

Based on over 203 reviews from recent car hire customers, the best car hire agency in Dominican Republic Is Alamo who score on average 9.3/10 across all locations in Dominican Republic.

What is the most popular car hire location in Dominican Republic?

The most popular locations to hire a car in Dominican Republic is Santo Domingo - Las Americas Intl. Airport with 5 car hire companies and 47 cars to choose from.

How much does fuel cost in Dominican Republic?

Current fuel prices in Dominican Republic are €1.278/ltr for petrol and €0.964/ltr for diesel as of 9 January 2023, it’ll cost on average €51 to fill an average compact class car with petrol and €39 for diesel.

What are the speed limits in Dominican Republic?

Speed limits in Dominican Republic are in km/h and are generally 40 km/h on urban roads, 80 km/h on rural roads and 120 km/h on the motorways but you should always follow local signage.

What is the cheapest car hire company in Dominican Republic?

Europcar is the cheapest car hire company in Dominican Republic offering a (economy) class car such as the Kia Rio for as little as €340.90 per week.

What is the most popular hire car in Dominican Republic?

The most popular car hire category in Dominican Republic is the Chevrolet Spark available from 2 car hire companies in over 15 locations.

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Car Hire Santiago
€24.7
 
 
Economy 5 5 2 from €24.7 per day
Standard 4 5 5 from €33.8 per day
Compact 4 5 3 from €28.2 per day
Car Hire Santo Domingo
 
 
Mini 3 4 1 from €58.6 per day
from € per day
Economy 5 5 2 from €70.2 per day
Car Hire Punta Cana Airport
€22.4
 
 
Mini 3 4 1 from €22.4 per day
Compact 5 5 3 from €28.9 per day
Economy 5 5 2 from €25.1 per day
Car Hire Puerto Plata Airport
€22.4
 
 
Mini 3 4 1 from €22.4 per day
Compact 5 5 3 from €38.5 per day
Economy 3 5 2 from €33.9 per day