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Guatemala  Car Rental Mini Guide

Book cheap car hire in Guatemala and explore this fascinating country in Central America as much as you like from the comfort of your own car. Rhinocarhire has a variety of vehicles to choose from depending on your requirements ranging from economy up to luxury as well as 4x4s, convertibles and 7+ seaters. Our rates include taxes, insurance, collision damage waiver and theft waiver so you can enjoy your holiday knowing that we have everything covered for you. To make a booking is really easy, simply input your requirements on our safe and secure booking engine and you will be presented with a variety of vehicles to choose from.

When you have made your selection you can then add on any optional extras you might need such as luggage racks, sat nav, child seats and booster seats. You can also add on an additional driver if you plan to share the driving with someone else.

Cheapest car hire in Guatemala

Hyundai Grand i10

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 20.09 EUR/day
Hyundai Grand i10

7 Days rental at 140.63 EUR from 21/11/2022

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Hyundai Grand i10

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 20.09 EUR/day
Hyundai Grand i10

7 Days rental at 140.63 EUR from 21/11/2022

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Hyundai Accent

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 22.09 EUR/day
Hyundai Accent

7 Days rental at 154.63 EUR from 21/11/2022

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Hyundai Accent

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 22.09 EUR/day
Hyundai Accent

7 Days rental at 154.63 EUR from 21/11/2022

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Toyota Agya

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 49.31 EUR/day
Toyota Agya

7 Days rental at 345.17 EUR from 21/11/2022

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Toyota Agya

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 49.31 EUR/day
Toyota Agya

7 Days rental at 345.17 EUR from 21/11/2022

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Toyota Agya

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 49.31 EUR/day
Toyota Agya

7 Days rental at 345.17 EUR from 21/11/2022

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Toyota Agya

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 49.31 EUR/day
Toyota Agya

7 Days rental at 345.17 EUR from 21/11/2022

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Toyota Agya

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 51.30 EUR/day
Toyota Agya

7 Days rental at 359.11 EUR from 21/11/2022

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Hyundai Verna

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 29.92 EUR/day
Hyundai Verna

7 Days rental at 209.48 EUR from 21/11/2022

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Hyundai Verna

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 29.92 EUR/day
Hyundai Verna

7 Days rental at 209.48 EUR from 21/11/2022

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Hyundai Verna

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 29.92 EUR/day
Hyundai Verna

7 Days rental at 209.48 EUR from 21/11/2022

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Hyundai Verna

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 29.92 EUR/day
Hyundai Verna

7 Days rental at 209.48 EUR from 21/11/2022

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Chevrolet Aveo

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 49.80 EUR/day
Chevrolet Aveo

7 Days rental at 348.66 EUR from 21/11/2022

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Chevrolet Aveo

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 49.80 EUR/day
Chevrolet Aveo

7 Days rental at 348.66 EUR from 21/11/2022

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Chevrolet Aveo

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 49.80 EUR/day
Chevrolet Aveo

7 Days rental at 348.66 EUR from 21/11/2022

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Chevrolet Aveo

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 49.80 EUR/day
Chevrolet Aveo

7 Days rental at 348.66 EUR from 21/11/2022

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Chevrolet Aveo

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 50.30 EUR/day
Chevrolet Aveo

7 Days rental at 352.14 EUR from 21/11/2022

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Mazda BT50

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 46.43 EUR/day
Mazda BT50

7 Days rental at 325.02 EUR from 21/11/2022

  0 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Mazda BT50

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 46.43 EUR/day
Mazda BT50

7 Days rental at 325.02 EUR from 21/11/2022

  0 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Mitsubishi Montero

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 70.93 EUR/day
Mitsubishi Montero

7 Days rental at 496.57 EUR from 21/11/2022

  5 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Mitsubishi Montero

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 70.93 EUR/day
Mitsubishi Montero

7 Days rental at 496.57 EUR from 21/11/2022

  5 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Toyota Rush

6 Adults, 5 Doors

From 89.64 EUR/day
Toyota Rush

7 Days rental at 627.49 EUR from 21/11/2022

  5 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Toyota Rush

6 Adults, 5 Doors

From 94.50 EUR/day
Toyota Rush

7 Days rental at 661.53 EUR from 21/11/2022

  5 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Toyota Rush

6 Adults, 5 Doors

From 94.50 EUR/day
Toyota Rush

7 Days rental at 661.53 EUR from 21/11/2022

  5 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Toyota Rush

6 Adults, 5 Doors

From 94.50 EUR/day
Toyota Rush

7 Days rental at 661.53 EUR from 21/11/2022

  5 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Toyota Rush

6 Adults, 5 Doors

From 94.50 EUR/day
Toyota Rush

7 Days rental at 661.53 EUR from 21/11/2022

  5 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Hyundai Tucson

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 46.43 EUR/day
Hyundai Tucson

7 Days rental at 325.02 EUR from 21/11/2022

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Hyundai Tucson

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 46.43 EUR/day
Hyundai Tucson

7 Days rental at 325.02 EUR from 21/11/2022

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Toyota Rav4

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 89.96 EUR/day
Toyota Rav4

7 Days rental at 629.72 EUR from 21/11/2022

  4 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Toyota Rav4

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 89.96 EUR/day
Toyota Rav4

7 Days rental at 629.72 EUR from 21/11/2022

  4 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Toyota Rav4

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 89.96 EUR/day
Toyota Rav4

7 Days rental at 629.72 EUR from 21/11/2022

  4 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Toyota Rav4

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 89.96 EUR/day
Toyota Rav4

7 Days rental at 629.72 EUR from 21/11/2022

  4 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Toyota Rav4

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 90.87 EUR/day
Toyota Rav4

7 Days rental at 636.09 EUR from 21/11/2022

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Toyota Rav4

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 90.87 EUR/day
Toyota Rav4

7 Days rental at 636.09 EUR from 21/11/2022

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Toyota Rav4

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 90.87 EUR/day
Toyota Rav4

7 Days rental at 636.09 EUR from 21/11/2022

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Top tips when hiring a car in Guatemala

  • Guatemala's official name is the Republic of Guatemala and the name Guatemala possibly originates from the Maya-Toltec language and means 'land of the trees'.
  • The official language in Guatemala is Spanish however there are around 22 indigenous languages also.
  • The country declared independence from Spain in 1821.
  • The currency in Guatemala is called the Quetzal (GTQ).
  • There are a number of World Heritage Sites in the country including the Mayan ruins of Tikal National Park and the ruins of Quirigua.
 

Popular car hire destinations in Guatemala

Laws and rules of the road when driving in Guatemala

  •  

    R

    Road Driving Side

  •  

    50kph

    Urban speed Limit

  •  

    80kph

    Rural Speed Limit

  •  

    110kph

    Motorway Speed Limit

  •  

    GTQ  10.67/Ltr

    Current Petrol Price

  •  

    80mg

    Drink Drive Limit

  •  

    GTQ

    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

Car rental agent statistics in Guatemala

  • 3.8/10
    Highest rated agent:
    ALAMO
  • 3.8/10
    Lowest rated agent:
    ALAMO
  • 28
    Total number of reviews in
    Guatemala
  • 5
    Most Locations in Guatemala:
    ENTERPRISE
  • 12
    Average wait time
    (Min.)
  • 6
    Total rental companies
     

Average prices per day for car hire in Guatemala

ItemPercent
January€ 57
February€ 57
March€ 59
April€ 63
May€ 67
June€ 69
July€ 63
August€ 63
September€ 66
October€ 64
November€ 64
December€ 57
ItemPercent
January€ 39
February€ 41
March€ 40
April€ 50
May€ 55
June€ 54
July€ 47
August€ 44
September€ 46
October€ 46
November€ 46
December€ 42
ItemPercent
January€ 77
February€ 82
March€ 76
April€ 83
May€ 95
June€ 96
July€ 97
August€ 95
September€ 102
October€ 98
November€ 90
December
ItemPercent
January€ 64
February€ 67
March€ 67
April€ 67
May€ 75
June€ 78
July€ 73
August€ 77
September€ 80
October€ 81
November€ 73
December€ 62
ItemPercent
January€ 72
February€ 81
March€ 82
April€ 95
May€ 101
June€ 103
July€ 82
August€ 98
September€ 100
October€ 96
November€ 93
December€ 62
ItemPercent
January€ 35
February€ 37
March€ 36
April€ 36
May€ 36
June€ 40
July€ 41
August€ 36
September€ 38
October€ 39
November€ 39
December€ 35
ItemPercent
January€ 84
February€ 85
March€ 88
April€ 84
May€ 91
June
July
August
September
October
November€ 79
December€ 83
ItemPercent
January€ 68
February€ 71
March€ 68
April€ 68
May€ 72
June€ 71
July€ 79
August€ 72
September€ 77
October€ 79
November€ 78
December€ 71

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*average daily rates based on 7 day rental, search for today's best prices.

Fuel prices in Guatemala

DieselUnleaded
Sep , 2022

€ 1.11

€ 1.19

Aug , 2022

€ 1.00

€ 1.09

Jul , 2022

€ 1.11

€ 1.28

Jun , 2022

€ 0.98

€ 1.26

May , 2022

€ 1.27

€ 1.38

Apr , 2022

€ 1.02

€ 1.19

Mar , 2022

€ 1.17

€ 1.22

Feb , 2022

€ 0.92

€ 1.03

Jan , 2022

€ 0.86

€ 0.96

Dec , 2021

€ 0.74

€ 0.87

Nov , 2021

€ 0.78

€ 0.91

Oct , 2021

€ 0.78

€ 0.91

Month, YearDiesel €/ltrUnleaded €/ltr
Sep , 2022 1.11 1.19
Aug , 2022 1.00 1.09
Jul , 2022 1.11 1.28
Jun , 2022 0.98 1.26
May , 2022 1.27 1.38
Apr , 2022 1.02 1.19
Mar , 2022 1.17 1.22
Feb , 2022 0.92 1.03
Jan , 2022 0.86 0.96
Dec , 2021 0.74 0.87
Nov , 2021 0.78 0.91
Oct , 2021 0.78 0.91

Car rental price statistics in Guatemala

  • € 140.63
    Average price:
    (per week)
  • € 120.40
    Highest daily price:
    Toyota Fortuner
  • 152
    Total cars available
     
  • 22
    Most popular model:
    Toyota Yaris
  • 40
    Location with most cars:
    Guatemala City - La Aurora Intl. Airport
  • € 20.1 per day
    Cheapest daily price:
    EUROPCAR - Guatemala City - Universidad Itsmo area (Zona 13)

FAQs about car hire in Guatemala

How much does it cost to hire a car in Guatemala?

Car hire in Guatemala starts from just €20.10 per day for a (compact) class car from Europcar. The average price to hire a car in Guatemala is just €78.60 per day, whilst the most expensive hire car in Guatemala is a Toyota Fortuner car for a (intermediate) class from Enterprise costing €120.40 per day.

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

We often have special offers on car hire in Guatemala 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 Guatemala?

Car hire prices in Guatemala are kept low thanks to the 3 car hire companies across the country. With over 6 car hire locations and 760 car hire options available, competition keeps prices low in Guatemala.

Who is the best car hire company in Guatemala?

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

What is the most popular car hire location in Guatemala?

The most popular locations to hire a car in Guatemala is Guatemala City - La Aurora Intl. Airport with 3 car hire companies and 40 cars to choose from.

How much does fuel cost in Guatemala?

Current fuel prices in Guatemala are €1.185/ltr for petrol and €1.107/ltr for diesel as of 5 September 2022, it’ll cost on average €47 to fill an average compact class car with petrol and €44 for diesel.

What are the speed limits in Guatemala?

Speed limits in Guatemala are in km/h and are generally 50 km/h on urban roads, 80 km/h on rural roads and 110 km/h on the motorways but you should always follow local signage.

What is the cheapest car hire company in Guatemala?

Europcar is the cheapest car hire company in Guatemala offering a (compact) class car such as the Hyundai Grand i10 for as little as €140.70 per week.

What is the most popular hire car in Guatemala?

The most popular car hire category in Guatemala is the Chevrolet Aveo available from 2 car hire companies in over 5 locations.

Whether you are interested in exploring the Maya history of the country or plan to take a trip round the markets and mingle with the locals, then hiring a car in Guatemala is the safest and most convenient way to do so. We have a good range of economy car hire to choose from if you are travelling on a budget, with such models available as the Hyundai Getz and Toyota Yaris. If you plan to go off road and anticipate more demanding terrain then a SUV would be the best option to hire, such as the Nissan Pick-Up 4x4. Rhino compares prices for car rental from all the main suppliers such as Avis, Dollar and hertz so we can find you the best deal and price possible. We also check more local suppliers as if they have any special offers available, we can pass those onto our customers.

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