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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

Honda Brio

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 43.32 EUR/day
Honda Brio

7 Days rental at 303.29 EUR from 20/03/2023

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Honda Brio

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 43.32 EUR/day
Honda Brio

7 Days rental at 303.29 EUR from 20/03/2023

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Honda Brio

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 43.32 EUR/day
Honda Brio

7 Days rental at 303.29 EUR from 20/03/2023

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Honda Brio

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 43.32 EUR/day
Honda Brio

7 Days rental at 303.29 EUR from 20/03/2023

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Honda Brio

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 52.41 EUR/day
Honda Brio

7 Days rental at 366.90 EUR from 20/03/2023

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Honda Brio

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 52.41 EUR/day
Honda Brio

7 Days rental at 366.90 EUR from 20/03/2023

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Honda Brio

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 52.41 EUR/day
Honda Brio

7 Days rental at 366.90 EUR from 20/03/2023

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Ford Ecosport

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 90.82 EUR/day
Ford Ecosport

7 Days rental at 635.75 EUR from 20/03/2023

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Ford Ecosport

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 90.82 EUR/day
Ford Ecosport

7 Days rental at 635.75 EUR from 20/03/2023

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Toyota Vios

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 41.08 EUR/day
Toyota Vios

7 Days rental at 287.62 EUR from 20/03/2023

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Hyundai Tucson

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 74.93 EUR/day
Hyundai Tucson

7 Days rental at 524.54 EUR from 20/03/2023

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Hyundai Tucson

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 74.93 EUR/day
Hyundai Tucson

7 Days rental at 524.54 EUR from 20/03/2023

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Hyundai Tucson

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 74.93 EUR/day
Hyundai Tucson

7 Days rental at 524.54 EUR from 20/03/2023

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Hyundai Tucson

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 74.93 EUR/day
Hyundai Tucson

7 Days rental at 524.54 EUR from 20/03/2023

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Toyota Vios

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 79.30 EUR/day
Toyota Vios

7 Days rental at 555.15 EUR from 20/03/2023

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Toyota Vios

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 79.30 EUR/day
Toyota Vios

7 Days rental at 555.15 EUR from 20/03/2023

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Toyota Vios

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 79.30 EUR/day
Toyota Vios

7 Days rental at 555.15 EUR from 20/03/2023

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Toyota Vios

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 79.30 EUR/day
Toyota Vios

7 Days rental at 555.15 EUR from 20/03/2023

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Hyundai Accent

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 44.25 EUR/day
Hyundai Accent

7 Days rental at 309.75 EUR from 20/03/2023

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Hyundai Accent

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 44.25 EUR/day
Hyundai Accent

7 Days rental at 309.75 EUR from 20/03/2023

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Hyundai Accent

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 44.25 EUR/day
Hyundai Accent

7 Days rental at 309.75 EUR from 20/03/2023

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Hyundai Accent

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 44.25 EUR/day
Hyundai Accent

7 Days rental at 309.75 EUR from 20/03/2023

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Toyota Vios

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 47.39 EUR/day
Toyota Vios

7 Days rental at 331.76 EUR from 20/03/2023

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Toyota Vios

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 47.39 EUR/day
Toyota Vios

7 Days rental at 331.76 EUR from 20/03/2023

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Hyundai Accent

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 53.60 EUR/day
Hyundai Accent

7 Days rental at 375.20 EUR from 20/03/2023

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Hyundai Accent

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 53.60 EUR/day
Hyundai Accent

7 Days rental at 375.20 EUR from 20/03/2023

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Hyundai Accent

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 53.60 EUR/day
Hyundai Accent

7 Days rental at 375.20 EUR from 20/03/2023

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Toyota Camry

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 67.03 EUR/day
Toyota Camry

7 Days rental at 469.23 EUR from 20/03/2023

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Toyota Camry

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 67.03 EUR/day
Toyota Camry

7 Days rental at 469.23 EUR from 20/03/2023

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Toyota Camry

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 67.03 EUR/day
Toyota Camry

7 Days rental at 469.23 EUR from 20/03/2023

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Toyota Camry

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 67.03 EUR/day
Toyota Camry

7 Days rental at 469.23 EUR from 20/03/2023

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Toyota Camry

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 73.74 EUR/day
Toyota Camry

7 Days rental at 516.24 EUR from 20/03/2023

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Toyota Camry

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 73.74 EUR/day
Toyota Camry

7 Days rental at 516.24 EUR from 20/03/2023

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Toyota Fortuner

7 Adults, 5 Doors

From 117.40 EUR/day
Toyota Fortuner

7 Days rental at 821.81 EUR from 20/03/2023

  1 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Toyota Fortuner

7 Adults, 5 Doors

From 117.40 EUR/day
Toyota Fortuner

7 Days rental at 821.81 EUR from 20/03/2023

  1 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Toyota Fortuner

7 Adults, 5 Doors

From 117.40 EUR/day
Toyota Fortuner

7 Days rental at 821.81 EUR from 20/03/2023

  1 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Toyota Altis

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 53.20 EUR/day
Toyota Altis

7 Days rental at 372.43 EUR from 20/03/2023

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Nissan Almera

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 57.15 EUR/day
Nissan Almera

7 Days rental at 400.09 EUR from 20/03/2023

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Nissan Almera

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 57.15 EUR/day
Nissan Almera

7 Days rental at 400.09 EUR from 20/03/2023

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Nissan Almera

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 57.15 EUR/day
Nissan Almera

7 Days rental at 400.09 EUR from 20/03/2023

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Nissan Almera

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 57.15 EUR/day
Nissan Almera

7 Days rental at 400.09 EUR from 20/03/2023

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Nissan Almera

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 69.27 EUR/day
Nissan Almera

7 Days rental at 484.90 EUR from 20/03/2023

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Nissan Almera

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 69.27 EUR/day
Nissan Almera

7 Days rental at 484.90 EUR from 20/03/2023

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Nissan Almera

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 69.27 EUR/day
Nissan Almera

7 Days rental at 484.90 EUR from 20/03/2023

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Toyota Innova

7 Adults, 5 Doors

From 71.09 EUR/day
Toyota Innova

7 Days rental at 497.65 EUR from 20/03/2023

  1 |
  Manual |
  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  69.48/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
11
5.5/10
99
€ 34.36
€ 71.09

Car rental agent statistics in Philippines

  • 5.5/10
    Highest rated agent:
    EUROPCAR
  • 5.5/10
    Lowest rated agent:
    EUROPCAR
  • 99
    Total number of reviews in
    Philippines
  • 11
    Most Locations in Philippines:
    HERTZ
  • 16
    Average wait time
    (Min.)
  • 11
    Total rental companies
     

Average prices per day for car hire in Philippines

ItemPercent
January€ 63
February€ 315
March€ 61
April€ 74
May€ 58
June€ 247
July€ 261
August€ 377
September€ 468
October€ 334
November€ 61
December€ 62
ItemPercent
January€ 67
February€ 710
March€ 57
April€ 94
May€ 39
June€ 211
July€ 223
August€ 225
September€ 214
October€ 213
November€ 228
December€ 61
ItemPercent
January€ 105
February€ 100
March€ 102
April€ 90
May€ 100
June€ 93
July€ 93
August€ 1109
September€ 1102
October€ 95
November€ 106
December€ 112
ItemPercent
January€ 73
February€ 135
March€ 67
April€ 75
May€ 61
June€ 123
July€ 126
August€ 237
September€ 244
October€ 132
November€ 76
December€ 79
ItemPercent
January€ 99
February€ 885
March€ 84
April
May
June
July
August€ 11004
September€ 1816
October€ 95
November€ 120
December€ 124
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€ 90
February€ 1259
March€ 77
April
May€ 61
June€ 1211
July€ 1285
August€ 1256
September€ 1289
October€ 1297
November€ 91
December€ 95
ItemPercent
*average daily rates based on 7 day rental, search for today's best prices.

Fuel prices in Philippines

DieselUnleaded
Feb , 2022

€ 1.00

€ 1.13

Mar , 2022

€ 1.12

€ 1.25

Apr , 2022

€ 1.25

€ 1.26

May , 2022

€ 1.45

€ 1.43

Jun , 2022

€ 1.33

€ 1.42

Jul , 2022

€ 1.58

€ 1.50

Aug , 2022

€ 1.39

€ 1.41

Sep , 2022

€ 1.44

€ 1.32

Oct , 2022

€ 1.22

€ 1.15

Nov , 2022

€ 1.35

€ 1.16

Dec , 2022

€ 1.24

€ 1.19

Jan , 2023

€ 1.16

€ 1.10

Month, YearDiesel €/ltrUnleaded €/ltr
Jan , 2023 1.16 1.10
Dec , 2022 1.24 1.19
Nov , 2022 1.35 1.16
Oct , 2022 1.22 1.15
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

Car rental price statistics in Philippines

  • € 287.56
    Average price:
    (per week)
  • € 128.83
    Highest daily price:
    Toyota Fortuner
  • 176
    Total cars available
     
  • 37
    Most popular model:
    Toyota Vios
  • 17
    Location with most cars:
    Cebu Mactan - Airport
  • € 41.1 per day
    Cheapest daily price:
    AVIS - General Santos - 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 €41.10 per day for a (compact) class car from Avis. The average price to hire a car in Philippines is just €84.50 per day, whilst the most expensive hire car in Philippines is a Toyota Fortuner car for a (fullsize) class from Hertz costing €128.80 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 7 car hire companies across the country. With over 18 car hire locations and 764 car hire options available, competition keeps prices low in Philippines.

Who is the best car hire company in Philippines?

Based on over 99 reviews from recent car hire customers, the best car hire agency in Philippines Is Europcar who score on average 5.5/10 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 4 car hire companies and 17 cars to choose from.

How much does fuel cost in Philippines?

Current fuel prices in Philippines are €1.097/ltr for petrol and €1.159/ltr for diesel as of 9 January 2023, it’ll cost on average €44 to fill an average compact class car with petrol and €46 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?

Avis is the cheapest car hire company in Philippines offering a (compact) class car such as the Toyota Vios for as little as €287.70 per week.

What is the most popular hire car in Philippines?

The most popular car hire category in Philippines is the Toyota Vios 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