Panama City

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Panama City, Panama
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Panama City car rentals in 2023

Most popular company

DEALRENTACAR

Price of gas per gallon

$4.39

Average price per day

$11

Cheapest price per day

$3

What is the cheapest time to rent a car in Panama City?

January

$16

February

$17

March

$13

April

$13

May

$8

June

$13

July

$13

August

$11

September

$10

October

$9

November

$8

December

$13

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Panama City is May. The most expensive time to rent a car is February. 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.

Popular car types in Panama City

In Panama City, there are 84 active rental locations from 23 car rental companies. Medium is the cheapest car type to rent in Panama City in the past week - currently priced from $5/day. View deals for 6 car types available to rent in this destination:

Compare available car types for rental in Panama City

Small

$7 - $19

All Car Types

$35 - $50

To rent a Small in Panama City, Panama, you would pay an average price of $11/day. September is the cheapest month to rent a Small in Panama City, Panama (~$7/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is December (~$19/day). In fact, September is about 37% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Small rental for Panama City. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Panama City, renting a Small saves you 74% 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 Panama City Small rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Medium in Panama City, Panama, you would pay an average price of $21/day. September is the cheapest month to rent a Medium in Panama City, Panama (~$11/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is March (~$28/day). In fact, September is about 50% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Medium rental for Panama City. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Panama City, renting a Medium saves you 48% 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 Panama City Medium rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Large in Panama City, Panama, you would pay an average price of $53/day. September is the cheapest month to rent a Large in Panama City, Panama (~$45/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is February (~$62/day). In fact, September is about 17% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Large rental for Panama City. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Panama City, renting a Large is 23% 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 Panama City Large rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a SUV in Panama City, Panama, you would pay an average price of $34/day. September is the cheapest month to rent a SUV in Panama City, Panama (~$25/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is December (~$41/day). In fact, September is about 27% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV rental for Panama City. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Panama City, renting a SUV saves you 20% 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 Panama City SUV rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Van in Panama City, Panama, you would pay an average price of $70/day. September is the cheapest month to rent a Van in Panama City, Panama (~$51/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is December (~$91/day). In fact, September is about 28% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Van rental for Panama City. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Panama City, renting a Van is 40% 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 Panama City Van rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Pickup Truck in Panama City, Panama, you would pay an average price of $46/day. November is the cheapest month to rent a Pickup Truck in Panama City, Panama (~$33/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~$65/day). In fact, November is about 30% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Pickup Truck rental for Panama City. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Panama City, renting a Pickup Truck is 11% 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 Luxury in Panama City, Panama, you would pay an average price of $58/day. November is the cheapest month to rent a Luxury in Panama City, Panama (~$47/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is March (~$75/day). In fact, November is about 21% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Luxury rental for Panama City. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Panama City, renting a Luxury is 29% 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 Panama City Luxury rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

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Top rental agencies in Panama City

Browse through some of the top rental car agencies in Panama City, including Thrifty, Dollar and Ace in Panama City. Skim reviews, rental company locations, prices, and more before making your decision.

Thrifty

5.5
Fair
36 reviews7 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.0

Comfort

6.0

Overall

5.5

Pick-up/drop-off

5.7

Value

5.1

Dollar

8.3
Very good
13 reviews7 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.5

Comfort

8.5

Overall

8.5

Pick-up/drop-off

8.5

Value

7.5

Ace

8.2
Very good
15 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.0

Comfort

8.0

Overall

8.0

Pick-up/drop-off

9.0

Value

9.0

Budget

8.1
Very good
14 reviews5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.6

Comfort

8.3

Overall

8.1

Pick-up/drop-off

8.1

Value

7.8

National

6.1
Okay
5 reviews6 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.6

Comfort

6.6

Overall

5.6

Pick-up/drop-off

6.3

Value

5.6

Alamo

5.6
Fair
17 reviews6 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.6

Comfort

5.9

Overall

5.4

Pick-up/drop-off

5.5

Value

5.0

Avis

4.5
Mediocre
14 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

5.5

Comfort

5.2

Overall

4.4

Pick-up/drop-off

4.3

Value

4.6

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

3.3
Poor
3 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

5.9

Comfort

4.6

Overall

3.3

Pick-up/drop-off

3.9

Value

4.6

Best Panama City car rental deals found

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Car rental FAQs

What is the cheapest rental car found in Panama City?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $11/day when booking a rental car in Panama City. The best deal a user found was for $3/day from Deal Mobility Rent a Car, booked on Sep. 24.

What car rental company is typically the cheapest in Panama City?

According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car in Panama City from the following companies over the past two weeks: Avis ($5/day), Thrifty ($5/day), and Ace ($5/day).

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

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Dollar (8.3 rating), Ace (8.2 rating) and Budget (8.1 rating) seem to be the best rental car companies in Panama City.

What are gas prices like in Panama City?

The average gas price in Panama City is $4.39/gallon over the past month, costing you anywhere between $52 and $75 to fill up a car’s gas tank.

How much does it cost to rent a car in Panama City for a week from Deal Mobility Rent a Car?

Deal Mobility Rent a Car is a popular option for travelers looking for car rental in Panama City. You can expect the average cost of rental car to be about $6 per week.

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

Booking early can save you upwards 67% on your rental. Booking your vehicle at least 83 days in advance can you get you a great below-average price in Panama City.

Can I rent a car for a month in Panama City?

Typically how long you can rent a car for depends on the inventory of the supplier. For Panama City however, it is certainly possible to rent a car for an entire month.

How much is a car rental in Panama City for a weekend?

For a weekend car rental in Panama City, you can expect the average price to be around $27. Usually a Economy rental in Panama City is your cheapest weekend car rental option, though you should always check Cheapflights to see if there are other deals on alternative car rental types. If you do opt for renting a Economy for October, it will cost approximately $13 per day.

What car do most people rent in Panama City?

Ford Fusion, which is a Intermediate vehicle, is the most popular to rent at Panama City according to Cheapflights users.

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