Cheapest car hire in Puerto Rico

Top tips when hiring a car in Puerto Rico

  • Drive on the right-hand side of the road in Puerto Rico, the steering wheel will be in the right
  • Speed limits are slow in Puerto Rico at just 65mph maximum on the highways, relax and enjoy the drive
  • Fuel is very cheap in Puerto Rico, expect to pay no more than $40 to fill the tank of an average rental car
  • The best to visit Puerto Rico is from April until June, the weather in Spring is very pleasant - expect high demand on car hire so book well in advance

Puerto Rico car hire reviews

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Laws and rules of the road when driving in Puerto Rico

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    R

    Road Driving Side

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    25mph

    Urban speed Limit

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    45mph

    Rural Speed Limit

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    55-65mph

    Motorway Speed Limit

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    USD  0.68/Ltr

    Current Petrol Price

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    80mg

    Drink Drive Limit

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    USD $

    Currency

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    YES

    Tolls

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    23

    Min Rental Age

    18

    Min Driving Age

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    Front and Rear

    Seatbelts

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    Fixed and Mobile

    Speed Cameras

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    Hands Free Only

    Mobile Phones

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Compare car rental agents in Puerto Rico

Rental Agent
Locations
Rating (/10)
Customer Reviews
Mini (€/day)
Compact (€/day)
Intermediate (€/day)
Standard (€/day)
 Europcar
1
8.3/10
9
€ 70.82
€ 71.67
€ 75.08

Car rental agent statistics in Puerto Rico

  • 8.3/10
    Highest rated agent:
    EUROPCAR
  • 8.3/10
    Lowest rated agent:
    EUROPCAR
  • 9
    Total number of reviews in
    Puerto Rico
  • 2
    Most Locations in Puerto Rico:
    SIXT
  • 14
    Average wait time
    (Min.)
  • 2
    Total rental companies
     

Average prices per day for car hire in Puerto Rico

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

Fuel prices in Puerto Rico

Month, YearDiesel €/ltrUnleaded €/ltr
Nov , 2020 0.42 0.55
Oct , 2020 0.41 0.54
Sep , 2020 0.41 0.58
Aug , 2020 0.41 0.56
Jul , 2020 0.43 0.56
Jun , 2020 0.43 0.56
May , 2020 0.43 0.55
Apr , 2020 0.38 0.49
Mar , 2020 0.43 0.47
Feb , 2020 0.61 0.75
Jan , 2020 0.66 0.76
Dec , 2019 0.65 0.76

Car rental price statistics in Puerto Rico

  • € 249.90
    Average price:
    (per week)
  • € 118.68
    Highest daily price:
    Mercedes C Class
  • 17
    Total cars available
     
  • 3
    Most popular model:
    Hyundai Brio
  • 14
    Location with most cars:
    San Juan - Luis Munoz Marin Intl. Airport
  • € 35.7 per day
    Cheapest daily price:
    SIXT - Aguadilla - Rafael Hernandez - Airport

FAQs about car hire in Puerto Rico

How much does it cost to hire a car in Puerto Rico?

Car hire in Puerto Rico starts from just €35.70 per day for a (compact) class car from Sixt. The average price to hire a car in Puerto Rico is just €78.30 per day, whilst the most expensive hire car in Puerto Rico is a Mercedes C Class car for a (standard) class from Sixt costing €118.70 per day.

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

We often have special offers on car hire in Puerto Rico 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 Puerto Rico?

Car hire prices in Puerto Rico are kept low thanks to the 2 car hire companies across the country. With over 2 car hire locations and 31 car hire options available, competition keeps prices low in Puerto Rico.

Who is the best car hire company in Puerto Rico?

Based on over 9 reviews from recent car hire customers, the best car hire agency in Puerto Rico Is Europcar who score on average 8.3/10 across all locations in Puerto Rico.

What is the most popular car hire location in Puerto Rico?

The most popular locations to hire a car in Puerto Rico is San Juan - Luis Munoz Marin Intl. Airport with 2 car hire companies and 14 cars to choose from.

How much does fuel cost in Puerto Rico?

Current fuel prices in Puerto Rico are €0.554/ltr for petrol and €0.424/ltr for diesel as of 23 November 2020, it’ll cost on average €22 to fill an average compact class car with petrol and €17 for diesel.

What are the speed limits in Puerto Rico?

Speed limits in Puerto Rico are in mph and are generally 25 mph on urban roads, 45 mph on rural roads and 55-65 mph on the motorways but you should always follow local signage.

What is the cheapest car hire company in Puerto Rico?

Sixt is the cheapest car hire company in Puerto Rico offering a (compact) class car such as the Hyundai Brio for as little as €249.90 per week.

What is the most popular hire car in Puerto Rico?

The most popular car hire category in Puerto Rico is the Hyundai Brio available from 1 car hire companies in over 2 locations.

Is it difficult to drive in Puerto Rico?

No more-so that driving in any of the Caribbean islands, expect main roads and highways to be in excellent condition, whilst away from the main transport routes and highways don't be surprised to find roads in a poor state of repair. Hiring a jeep or SUV in Puerto Rico is always popular and in high demand, enabling you to enjoy more of what Puerto Rico has to offer with little concern whether the rental car is up to the task or not.

Mini Guide to Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico is a Caribbean Island to the east of the Dominican Republic. The main islands is by far the biggest however it comprises a number of smaller islands from its coastline. Being a Caribbean island, Puerto Rico benefits from a tropical climate and it's white sandy beaches attract holiday makers from the US and Europe during its peak season.  It is however in the Hurricane region and so if visiting, we recommend that you research this to ensure you are comfortable with the risks, typically the season extends from June until November.  Music is central to the culture of the Island and exports include Ricky Martin.   

Getting around?
Getting around in Puerto Rico is simple with a rental car. If arriving at any of the island 3 international airports, Luis Munoz Marin, Mercedita or Rafael Hernandez Airport, renting a car is the most convenient means of onward transport.  Luis Munoz Marin is the busiest International airport in the whole of the Caribbean so if you are arriving here and planning on renting a car, we recommend that you book in advance to secure the best rate. If arriving at any of the islands 9 ports, San Juan Port being the largest and most used, car rental is also a viable option.  Public transport in Puerto Rico is well established with buses, a metro (Tren Urbano) and also private mini buses being popular especially from the Airports.

Whether in Puerto Rico on business or for pleasure we have a range of rental cars to suit everyone's needs. From convertibles to 4x4's and economy hatchbacks to luxury saloons, we can match your needs with a cheap car rental in Puerto Rico. Get an instant quote with Rhino today and see what you can save!

Puerto Rico Factfile

  • Was claimed by Spain by Christopher Columbus in 1493
  • San Juan is the capital city of Puerto Rico
  • Has an estimated population of 3.7m
  • Singer Ricky Martin is from Puerto Rico

Do you need a car in Puerto Rico?

If you're visiting Puerto Rico for a relaxing hotel break, you may not need a car, however you'd be restricting yourself to the sun lounger and denying yourself the opportunity to see all this fantastic country has to offer.

Car hire in Puerto Rico is very well appointed and familiar household car hire names such as Sixt and Europcar are well represented here. There's nothing difficult about hiring a car and driving in Puerto Rico, just enjoyment and access to parts of the country that public transport simply can't reach.

 

Popular car hire destinations in Puerto Rico

Fuel Prices in Puerto Rico

  • Price of petrol in Puerto Rico in November

    € 0.55/Ltr

    ($ 0.68/Ltr | 0.68/Ltr)
  • Price of diesel in Puerto Rico in November

    € 0.42/Ltr

    ($ 0.52/Ltr | 0.52/Ltr)

Cost to fill a rental car in Puerto Rico in November

  Petrol Diesel
Economy € 22.16  ($ 27.14) | € 16.96  ($ 20.77)
Compact € 22.16  ($ 27.14) | € 16.96  ($ 20.77)
Full Size € 27.70  ($ 33.92) | € 21.20  ($ 25.96)
SUV € 33.24  ($ 40.70) | € 25.44  ($ 31.15)
Carrier € 38.78  ($ 47.49) | € 29.68  ($ 36.35)

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