Guayaquil

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Guayaquil, Ecuador
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Guayaquil car rentals in 2024

Get helpful information to start your search for the perfect car rental in Guayaquil. The average price data is based on the last 12 months and was last updated on March 3, 2024.

Most popular company

EUROPCAR

Most common car type

Economy

Average price per day

$30

Cheapest price per day

$16

What is the cheapest time to rent a car in Guayaquil?

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Guayaquil and save money on your trip. The monthly average price data is based on historical data over the last year and was last updated on March 3, 2024.

January

$28

February

$30

March

$30

April

$29

May

$24

June

$27

July

$30

August

$31

September

$24

October

$24

November

$24

December

$38

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Guayaquil is May. The most expensive time to rent a car is December. The cheapest prices for each month are shown above, but prices will vary based on availability, how far out you book your rental car, and of course, car type.

Compare available car types for rental in Guayaquil

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for rental in Guayaquil to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on March 3, 2024.

Small cars

$25 - $38

All Car Types

$47 - $73

To rent a small car in Guayaquil, Ecuador, you would pay an average price of $29/day. May is the cheapest month to rent a small car in Guayaquil, Ecuador (~$25/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is December (~$38/day). In fact, May is about 14% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car rental for Guayaquil. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Guayaquil, renting a small car saves you 50% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Guayaquil small car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a medium car in Guayaquil, Ecuador, you would pay an average price of $62/day. October is the cheapest month to rent a medium car in Guayaquil, Ecuador (~$52/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is August (~$74/day). In fact, October is about 17% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car rental for Guayaquil. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Guayaquil, renting a medium car is 7% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Guayaquil medium car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a large car in Guayaquil, Ecuador, you would pay an average price of $88/day. September is the cheapest month to rent a large car in Guayaquil, Ecuador (~$69/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~$110/day). In fact, September is about 22% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car rental for Guayaquil. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Guayaquil, renting a large car is 35% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

To rent a SUV in Guayaquil, Ecuador, you would pay an average price of $65/day. September is the cheapest month to rent a SUV in Guayaquil, Ecuador (~$49/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is June (~$77/day). In fact, September is about 26% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV rental for Guayaquil. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Guayaquil, renting a SUV is 13% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Guayaquil SUV rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a van in Guayaquil, Ecuador, you would pay an average price of $124/day. February is the cheapest month to rent a van in Guayaquil, Ecuador (~$101/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is November (~$138/day). In fact, February is about 20% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a van rental for Guayaquil. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Guayaquil, renting a van is 54% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

To rent a pickup truck in Guayaquil, Ecuador, you would pay an average price of $96/day. September is the cheapest month to rent a pickup truck in Guayaquil, Ecuador (~$56/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is January (~$148/day). In fact, September is about 43% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a pickup truck rental for Guayaquil. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Guayaquil, renting a pickup truck is 41% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Guayaquil pickup truck rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a luxury car in Guayaquil, Ecuador, you would pay an average price of $121/day. October is the cheapest month to rent a luxury car in Guayaquil, Ecuador (~$82/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is December (~$168/day). In fact, October is about 33% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a luxury car rental for Guayaquil. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Guayaquil, renting a luxury car is 53% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

Kia Rio$16/day
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Hyundai Accent$16/day
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Hyundai i10$17/day
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Tips for renting a car in Guayaquil

Browse helpful tips for renting a car in Guayaquil including age restrictions, car type suggestions and more. Tips were last updated on March 3, 2024.
  • Car rentals in Guayaquil are ideal for exploring the Ecuadorian port city and surrounding areas. It’s a more convenient travel option, especially if you have more luggage, and you can travel to various places with limited access to public transportation. Guayaquil has several popular attractions and destinations to explore with your rental car. You can drive to Machalilla National Park, home to diverse ecosystems, including dry forests, beaches, and the famous Isla de la Plata, or head to Salinas, a popular beach resort town on the Pacific coast.
  • If you’re visiting Guayaquil, you’ll fly into José Joaquín de Olmedo International Airport (GYE), approximately 3.1 miles from the port city. Different car rental agencies are available onsite, including Avis, Enterprise, Localiza, Budget, Thrifty, and Hertz. The car rental counters are in the Arrivals Hall, Ground Floor. Opening schedules vary per agency on weekdays and weekends. The drive to downtown Guayaquil from the airport is about 15 to 20 minutes, depending on the traffic. Follow the signs for Avenida de las Américas, the main road to downtown Guayaquil.
  • Road conditions in Guayaquil vary widely. Primary roads in the city are well-maintained, while others are in a sorry state, especially in residential areas and on side streets. Driving in Guayaquil can be easy and challenging at the same time. You’ll encounter high human and motorized traffic in the city center. Some sections of the port city have narrow streets, so drive cautiously through these areas. Slow down as you drive through the city center, and watch out for pedestrians.

Top rental agencies in Guayaquil

Explore the leading car rental agencies in Guayaquil known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car rental companies in Guayaquil. Reviews were last updated on March 3, 2024.
Choose from the top rental car agencies available in Guayaquil, including Avis, Budget and Goldcar Rental SP. Be sure to do your research on pricing, reviews, pickup locations, and other important criteria before choosing.

Avis

6.9
Okay
11 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.3

Comfort

7.6

Overall

6.9

Pick-up/drop-off

6.3

Value

7.3

Budget

4.4
Mediocre
5 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

4.8

Comfort

4.5

Overall

4.4

Pick-up/drop-off

5.1

Value

4.1

Goldcar Rental SP

1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

6.6

Comfort

5.3

Overall

4.0

Pick-up/drop-off

4.0

Value

3.3

Alamo

3.8
Poor
4 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

5.1

Comfort

5.2

Overall

3.6

Pick-up/drop-off

4.2

Value

4.2

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

3.6
Poor
4 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

3.6

Comfort

3.8

Overall

3.6

Pick-up/drop-off

3.6

Value

3.3

Sixt

3.3
Poor
6 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

4.0

Comfort

5.3

Overall

3.3

Pick-up/drop-off

2.0

Value

2.6

Europcar

3.2
Poor
10 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

3.5

Comfort

3.5

Overall

3.2

Pick-up/drop-off

3.7

Value

3.2

Hertz

2.0
Poor
1 review2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

2.0

Comfort

2.0

Overall

2.0

Pick-up/drop-off

2.0

Value

2.0

Best Guayaquil car rental deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car rental deals in Guayaquil. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect rental option for your needs. There are currently 8 rental car agencies in Guayaquil with an average daily rate of $29. Data was last updated on March 3, 2024.
The best prices on car rentals in Guayaquil we've found at this time. If these deals don't completely appeal to you, check back soon for alternative offers.
Kia Rio$16/day
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Kia Rio
Hyundai Accent$16/day
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Hyundai Accent
Ford Fusion$17/day
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Ford Fusion

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car rentals in Guayaquil, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on March 3, 2024.

What time does rush hour start in Guayaquil?

Guayaquil is a large city with heavy traffic, especially during peak hours. The city is home to millions of people who move during morning and evening commutes. Rush hour in Guayaquil typically starts from 6:30 am to 9 am and from 5 pm to 7 pm. This can vary depending on the day of the week and time of the year. Traffic is usually busy on the main roads leading into and out of the city, including Avenida de las Américas, Avenida 9 de Octubre, and Avenida Malecón Simón Bolívar. You’ll also encounter heavy traffic on bridges crossing the Guayas River, the main waterway in the city. Plan your trip adequately or leave early to avoid getting caught up in traffic.

Are there toll roads in Guayaquil?

Guayaquil has toll sections on main routes and motorways. Major tollroads in Guayaquil include the Guayaquil-Salinas toll road, which connects Guayaquil to Salinas; the Guayaquil-Taura toll road, a 19-mile-long road that connects Guayaquil with Taura;  the Guayaquil-Cerro Blanco toll road, which connects the city to  Cerro Blanco nature reserve; and the Guayas Motorway, which connects Guayaquil to various cities in the region. Toll fees depend on vehicle type and the distance you plan to cover. Tolls can be paid at tollgates or through vehicle transponders, which most rental cars are fitted with. Inquire with your car rental agency about their policies on toll roads.

How old should I be to rent a car in Guayaquil?

The minimum age to drive a car in Ecuador is 18 years old. The rental age varies from one company to another. Most companies have their limit at 21, while others have a minimum rental age limit of 25. Renters under 25 are required to pay a young driver’s fee. Additionally, you need to provide a driver’s license that has been valid for at least a year, additional identification documents (passport or ID with a photo), and an internationally recognized credit card for payment. An International Driving Permit (IDP) is a common requirement among several car rental agencies in the city because English is not the primary language.

What is the cheapest rental car found in Guayaquil?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $30/day when booking a rental car in Guayaquil. The best deal a user found was for $20/day from Europcar, booked on Feb. 25.

What car rental company is typically the cheapest in Guayaquil?

According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car in Guayaquil from the following companies over the past two weeks: Europcar ($16/day), Alamo ($36/day), and Budget ($48/day).

Which car rental company is considered to be the best in Guayaquil?

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Avis (10.0 rating), Goldcar Rental SP (6.0 rating) and Alamo (3.9 rating) seem to be the best rental car companies in Guayaquil.

How much does it cost to rent a car in Guayaquil for a week from Europcar?

Renting a car in Guayaquil for a week can be a great option for travel. Europcar, the most popular car rental company for this area, offers rental cars for around $185/week on average.

How far in advance should I rent a car in Guayaquil for the best price?

Booking early can save you upwards 57% on your rental. Booking your vehicle at least 71 days in advance can you get you a great below-average price in Guayaquil.

Can I rent a car for a month in Guayaquil?

Yes, renting a vehicle in Guayaquil for a month is certainly possible.

How much does it cost to rent a car in Guayaquil for a month?

You can potentially save up to 43% on a month-long rental by booking with Europcar. Europcar is the cheapest rental company available within the next few months. Renting a car in Guayaquil can cost you on average $792 a month or $26 a day. For extended stays in a location, this option will usually save you the most.

How much is a car rental in Guayaquil for a weekend?

$37 is, on average, how much a car rental costs for the weekend in Guayaquil. To save money, consider booking a Compact car rental, which is the cheapest car during the weekend. If you are looking for a car rental in April, we’ve seen prices on Cheapflights for as low as $36 per day.

What car do most people rent in Guayaquil?

The most popular car chosen by those traveling to Guayaquil is Economy (Chevrolet Spark) based on our Cheapflights data.

Small car rentals in Guayaquil

Find small car rental deals in Guayaquil from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. small car rentals in Guayaquil cost an average of $22 per day. Price data was last updated on March 3, 2024.
Hyundai i10$17/day
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Hyundai i10
Hyundai i10$17/day
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Hyundai i10
Hyundai i10$17/day
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Hyundai i10

Car rentals by fuel type in Guayaquil

Browse car rentals by fuel type in Guayaquil. Currently, Gas/Diesel cars are the cheapest to rent in Guayaquil. Deals were last updated on March 3, 2024.

Browse through car rental deals by fuel type in Guayaquil. There are currently 2 fuel types to choose from with Gas/Diesel being the cheapest ($33+).

Gas/Diesel

Gas/Diesel

Hybrid

Hybrid

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