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 Philippines Car Rental Mini Guide

Getting around this huge group of islands need not be a chore with Rhino, hire one of our cars in the Philippines and make life easier for yourself. We have a vast range of vehicles to choose from depending on your needs and budget. If you want the cheapest option then we have a great range of economy car hire to choose from with models available such as the Peugeot 107 and Ford Fiesta. If you plan to go off road then we have a selection of 4x4 vehicles to choose from such as the Toyota Fortuner or Nissan Patrol.

How much is car rental in the Philippines?

Car hire in the Philippines starts from around 30 EUR per day ($35) for a basic / economy class vehicle based on a 7 day rental. You drive on the right hand side of the road in the Philippines and prepare yourself for heavy traffic, particularly around the Metro in Manilla where process can be very slow. Don't expect more than a few yards a minute in peak times.

Is it safe to rent a car in Philippines?

Yes, renting a car in the Philippines is safe and popular with tourists however you should do some basic research before taking to the roads.

 


Cheapest car hire in Philippines

Ford Ecosport

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 114.34 EUR/day
Ford Ecosport

7 Days rental at 800.39 EUR from 21/11/2022

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Ford Ecosport

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 114.34 EUR/day
Ford Ecosport

7 Days rental at 800.39 EUR from 21/11/2022

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Ford Ecosport

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 114.34 EUR/day
Ford Ecosport

7 Days rental at 800.39 EUR from 21/11/2022

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Ford Ecosport

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 114.34 EUR/day
Ford Ecosport

7 Days rental at 800.39 EUR from 21/11/2022

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Ford Ecosport

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 114.34 EUR/day
Ford Ecosport

7 Days rental at 800.39 EUR from 21/11/2022

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Ford Ecosport

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 114.34 EUR/day
Ford Ecosport

7 Days rental at 800.39 EUR from 21/11/2022

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Ford Ecosport

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 114.34 EUR/day
Ford Ecosport

7 Days rental at 800.39 EUR from 21/11/2022

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Ford Ecosport

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 114.34 EUR/day
Ford Ecosport

7 Days rental at 800.39 EUR from 21/11/2022

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Ford Ecosport

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 114.34 EUR/day
Ford Ecosport

7 Days rental at 800.39 EUR from 21/11/2022

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Nissan Almera

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 61.47 EUR/day
Nissan Almera

7 Days rental at 430.29 EUR from 21/11/2022

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Nissan Almera

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 61.47 EUR/day
Nissan Almera

7 Days rental at 430.29 EUR from 21/11/2022

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Nissan Almera

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 63.00 EUR/day
Nissan Almera

7 Days rental at 441.04 EUR from 21/11/2022

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Nissan Almera

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 63.00 EUR/day
Nissan Almera

7 Days rental at 441.04 EUR from 21/11/2022

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Nissan Almera

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 67.70 EUR/day
Nissan Almera

7 Days rental at 473.91 EUR from 21/11/2022

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Nissan Almera

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 67.70 EUR/day
Nissan Almera

7 Days rental at 473.91 EUR from 21/11/2022

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Nissan Almera

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 69.39 EUR/day
Nissan Almera

7 Days rental at 485.76 EUR from 21/11/2022

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Nissan Almera

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 69.39 EUR/day
Nissan Almera

7 Days rental at 485.76 EUR from 21/11/2022

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Toyota Altis

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 79.90 EUR/day
Toyota Altis

7 Days rental at 559.33 EUR from 21/11/2022

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Toyota Vios

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 44.73 EUR/day
Toyota Vios

7 Days rental at 313.16 EUR from 21/11/2022

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Hyundai Accent

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 47.58 EUR/day
Hyundai Accent

7 Days rental at 333.12 EUR from 21/11/2022

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Hyundai Accent

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 47.58 EUR/day
Hyundai Accent

7 Days rental at 333.12 EUR from 21/11/2022

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Hyundai Accent

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 48.77 EUR/day
Hyundai Accent

7 Days rental at 341.45 EUR from 21/11/2022

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Hyundai Accent

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 48.77 EUR/day
Hyundai Accent

7 Days rental at 341.45 EUR from 21/11/2022

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Toyota Vios

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 49.70 EUR/day
Toyota Vios

7 Days rental at 347.96 EUR from 21/11/2022

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Toyota Vios

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 49.70 EUR/day
Toyota Vios

7 Days rental at 347.96 EUR from 21/11/2022

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Toyota Vios

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 49.70 EUR/day
Toyota Vios

7 Days rental at 347.96 EUR from 21/11/2022

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Toyota Vios

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 49.70 EUR/day
Toyota Vios

7 Days rental at 347.96 EUR from 21/11/2022

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Toyota Camry

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 72.09 EUR/day
Toyota Camry

7 Days rental at 504.64 EUR from 21/11/2022

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Toyota Camry

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 72.09 EUR/day
Toyota Camry

7 Days rental at 504.64 EUR from 21/11/2022

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Toyota Camry

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 73.89 EUR/day
Toyota Camry

7 Days rental at 517.26 EUR from 21/11/2022

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Toyota Camry

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 73.89 EUR/day
Toyota Camry

7 Days rental at 517.26 EUR from 21/11/2022

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Toyota Camry

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 79.31 EUR/day
Toyota Camry

7 Days rental at 555.21 EUR from 21/11/2022

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Toyota Camry

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 79.31 EUR/day
Toyota Camry

7 Days rental at 555.21 EUR from 21/11/2022

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Toyota Camry

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 81.29 EUR/day
Toyota Camry

7 Days rental at 569.09 EUR from 21/11/2022

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Toyota Camry

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 81.29 EUR/day
Toyota Camry

7 Days rental at 569.09 EUR from 21/11/2022

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Toyota Camry

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 87.24 EUR/day
Toyota Camry

7 Days rental at 610.73 EUR from 21/11/2022

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Toyota Innova

7 Adults, 5 Doors

From 59.65 EUR/day
Toyota Innova

7 Days rental at 417.56 EUR from 21/11/2022

  1 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Nissan Almera

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 61.47 EUR/day
Nissan Almera

7 Days rental at 430.29 EUR from 21/11/2022

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Nissan Almera

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 61.47 EUR/day
Nissan Almera

7 Days rental at 430.29 EUR from 21/11/2022

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Nissan Almera

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 63.00 EUR/day
Nissan Almera

7 Days rental at 441.04 EUR from 21/11/2022

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Nissan Almera

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 63.00 EUR/day
Nissan Almera

7 Days rental at 441.04 EUR from 21/11/2022

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Toyota Innova

7 Adults, 5 Doors

From 69.59 EUR/day
Toyota Innova

7 Days rental at 487.16 EUR from 21/11/2022

  1 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Toyota Innova

7 Adults, 5 Doors

From 69.59 EUR/day
Toyota Innova

7 Days rental at 487.16 EUR from 21/11/2022

  1 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Toyota Innova

7 Adults, 5 Doors

From 69.59 EUR/day
Toyota Innova

7 Days rental at 487.16 EUR from 21/11/2022

  1 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Nissan Almera

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 74.50 EUR/day
Nissan Almera

7 Days rental at 521.50 EUR from 21/11/2022

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Top tips when hiring a car in Philippines

  • Drive on the right-hand side of the road in the Philippines
  • The alcohol limit to drive in the Philippines is 50mg (0.05% BAC)
  • The minimum age to hire a car in the Philippines is 21, unger 25's will be charged a young driver fee
  • Fixed and mobile speed cameras are prevalent in the Philippines, watch your speed

Laws and rules of the road when driving in Philippines

  •  

    R

    Road Driving Side

  •  

    30kph

    Urban speed Limit

  •  

    50kph

    Rural Speed Limit

  •  

    100kph

    Motorway Speed Limit

  •  

    PHP  83.73/Ltr

    Current Petrol Price

  •  

    50mg

    Drink Drive Limit

  •  

    PHP

    Currency

  •  

    YES

    Tolls

  •  

    21

    Min Rental Age

    18

    Min Driving Age

  •  

    Front and Rear

    Seatbelts

  •  

    Fixed and Mobile

    Speed Cameras

  •  

    Hands Free Only

    Mobile Phones

Compare car rental agents in Philippines

Rental Agent
Locations
Rating (/10)
Customer Reviews
Mini (€/day)
Compact (€/day)
Intermediate (€/day)
Standard (€/day)
 Europcar
13
5.3/10
88
€ 34.36
€ 59.65

Car rental agent statistics in Philippines

  • 5.3/10
    Highest rated agent:
    EUROPCAR
  • 5.3/10
    Lowest rated agent:
    EUROPCAR
  • 88
    Total number of reviews in
    Philippines
  • 11
    Most Locations in Philippines:
    EUROPCAR
  • 22
    Average wait time
    (Min.)
  • 11
    Total rental companies
     

Average prices per day for car hire in Philippines

ItemPercent
January€ 52
February€ 59
March€ 59
April€ 74
May€ 58
June€ 247
July€ 261
August€ 377
September€ 468
October€ 334
November€ 61
December€ 53
ItemPercent
January€ 38
February€ 44
March€ 36
April€ 94
May€ 39
June€ 211
July€ 223
August€ 225
September€ 214
October€ 213
November€ 228
December€ 37
ItemPercent
January€ 91
February€ 92
March€ 95
April€ 90
May€ 100
June€ 93
July€ 93
August€ 1109
September€ 1102
October€ 95
November€ 106
December€ 92
ItemPercent
January€ 54
February€ 60
March€ 59
April€ 75
May€ 61
June€ 123
July€ 126
August€ 237
September€ 244
October€ 132
November€ 76
December€ 62
ItemPercent
January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August€ 11004
September€ 1816
October€ 95
November€ 120
December
ItemPercent
January
February
March€ 48
April€ 59
May€ 56
June€ 55
July€ 54
August€ 2046
September€ 2097
October€ 54
November€ 53
December€ 54
ItemPercent
January
February
March
April
May€ 61
June€ 1211
July€ 1285
August€ 1256
September€ 1289
October€ 1297
November€ 91
December
ItemPercent
*average daily rates based on 7 day rental, search for today's best prices.

Fuel prices in Philippines

DieselUnleaded
Sep , 2022

€ 1.44

€ 1.32

Aug , 2022

€ 1.39

€ 1.41

Jul , 2022

€ 1.58

€ 1.50

Jun , 2022

€ 1.33

€ 1.42

May , 2022

€ 1.45

€ 1.43

Apr , 2022

€ 1.25

€ 1.26

Mar , 2022

€ 1.12

€ 1.25

Feb , 2022

€ 1.00

€ 1.13

Jan , 2022

€ 0.98

€ 1.10

Dec , 2021

€ 0.87

€ 1.10

Nov , 2021

€ 0.83

€ 1.07

Oct , 2021

€ 0.79

€ 1.03

Month, YearDiesel €/ltrUnleaded €/ltr
Sep , 2022 1.44 1.32
Aug , 2022 1.39 1.41
Jul , 2022 1.58 1.50
Jun , 2022 1.33 1.42
May , 2022 1.45 1.43
Apr , 2022 1.25 1.26
Mar , 2022 1.12 1.25
Feb , 2022 1.00 1.13
Jan , 2022 0.98 1.10
Dec , 2021 0.87 1.10
Nov , 2021 0.83 1.07
Oct , 2021 0.79 1.03

Car rental price statistics in Philippines

  • € 313.11
    Average price:
    (per week)
  • € 2003.41
    Highest daily price:
    Hyundai Accent
  • 238
    Total cars available
     
  • 41
    Most popular model:
    Toyota Vios
  • 39
    Location with most cars:
    Cebu Mactan - Airport
  • € 44.7 per day
    Cheapest daily price:
    EUROPCAR - Cebu Mactan - Airport

FAQs about car hire in Philippines

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

Car hire in Philippines starts from just €44.70 per day for a (economy) class car from Europcar. The average price to hire a car in Philippines is just €176.60 per day, whilst the most expensive hire car in Philippines is a Hyundai Accent car for a (economy) class from Alamo costing €2003.40 per day.

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

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

Car hire prices in Philippines are kept low thanks to the 8 car hire companies across the country. With over 19 car hire locations and 1,088 car hire options available, competition keeps prices low in Philippines.

Who is the best car hire company in Philippines?

Based on over 88 reviews from recent car hire customers, the best car hire agency in Philippines Is Europcar who score on average 5.3/10 across all locations in Philippines.

What is the most popular car hire location in Philippines?

The most popular locations to hire a car in Philippines is Cebu Mactan - Airport with 5 car hire companies and 39 cars to choose from.

How much does fuel cost in Philippines?

Current fuel prices in Philippines are €1.322/ltr for petrol and €1.438/ltr for diesel as of 5 September 2022, it’ll cost on average €53 to fill an average compact class car with petrol and €58 for diesel.

What are the speed limits in Philippines?

Speed limits in Philippines are in km/h and are generally 30 km/h on urban roads, 50 km/h on rural roads and 100 km/h on the motorways but you should always follow local signage.

What is the cheapest car hire company in Philippines?

Europcar is the cheapest car hire company in Philippines offering a (economy) class car such as the Toyota Vios for as little as €312.90 per week.

What is the most popular hire car in Philippines?

The most popular car hire category in Philippines is the Toyota Innova available from 4 car hire companies in over 16 locations.

Philippines Factfile

  • The Philippines is the twelth most populated country in the world with approximately 94 million inhabitants
  • Philippines got its name from that of King Philip II of Spain
  • The highest mountain in the Philippines is Mount Apo which is 9,692 feet above sea level
  • The main international airport in the country is the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA)
  • A popular dessert eaten in the country is called halo-halo which is a concoction of shaved ice and evaporated milk mixed with fruits and various boiled sweet beans
  • Illegal to Drive on Monday if vehicle registration plate ends with 1 or 2 - See Strange Driving Laws
  • If you are renting a car in the Philippines, world leading rental agents like Avis, Budget and Europcar are well represented here
  • If you're renting a car in the Philippines for the first time, you'll be relieved to see leading international rental agents such as Budget, Avis and Europcar well represented here

Useful links if renting a car in Philippines

Other Car Hire Locations in Philippines

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Car Hire Mactan Cebu Airport
€39.5
 
 
Compact 5 5 3 from €39.5 per day
7 seat minivan 5 7 1 from €65.3 per day
Standard 4 5 4 from €51.2 per day
Car Hire Manila
€25.7
 
 
Compact 5 5 3 from €25.7 per day
7 seat minivan 5 7 4 from €40.2 per day
Economy 3 5 2 from €36.2 per day
Car Hire Makati
€25.7
 
 
Compact 5 5 3 from €25.7 per day
7 seat minivan 5 7 4 from €40.2 per day
Economy 3 5 2 from €36.2 per day
Car Hire Clark International Airport
€39.5
 
 
Compact 5 5 3 from €39.5 per day
7 seat minivan 5 7 1 from €65.3 per day
Standard 4 5 4 from €51.2 per day