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What are the car rental prices for popular cities in Panama?

Below are the cheapest cities to rent a car in Panama

Price

$2 - $67

Out of all the popular cities in Panama, Panama City is the cheapest city to rent a car in at just $2/day. Renting a car in Panama City is 97% cheaper than renting one in Changuinola where the per day rate is around $67. Other fairly inexpensive cities in Panama to get a rental car in are: David ($6/day), Chitré ($8/day), and Río Hato ($15/day). While these cities typically have cheaper prices than the rest of the country, travelers looking to rent a car in Panama City should expect to spend around $2/day on their transportation. The most popular city to rent a car in Panama is Panama City.

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

January

$14

February

$18

March

$16

April

$19

May

$12

June

$11

July

$11

August

$11

September

$10

October

$9

November

$9

December

$14

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Panama is October. The most expensive time to rent a car is April. 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

In Panama, there are 139 active rental locations from 22 car rental companies. Small is the cheapest car type to rent in Panama in the past week - currently priced from $5/day. View deals for 5 car types available to rent in this destination:

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Small Cars

$8 - $18

All Car Types

$37 - $47

To rent a Small car in Panama, you would pay an average price of $11/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Small car in Panama (~$8/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is April (~$18/day). In fact, January is about 28% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Small rental for Panama. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Panama, renting a Small car saves you 73% 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 Small rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Medium car in Panama, you would pay an average price of $25/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Medium car in Panama (~$19/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is April (~$33/day). In fact, January is about 27% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Medium rental for Panama. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Panama, renting a Medium car saves you 35% 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 Medium rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Large car in Panama, you would pay an average price of $51/day. August is the cheapest month to rent a Large car in Panama (~$40/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is May (~$64/day). In fact, August is about 22% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Large rental for Panama. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Panama, renting a Large car is 22% 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 Large rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a SUV car in Panama, you would pay an average price of $32/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a SUV car in Panama (~$25/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is April (~$41/day). In fact, January is about 25% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV rental for Panama. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Panama, renting a SUV car saves you 18% 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 SUV rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Van car in Panama, you would pay an average price of $66/day. September is the cheapest month to rent a Van car in Panama (~$53/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is December (~$89/day). In fact, September is about 20% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Van rental for Panama. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Panama, renting a Van car 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 Van rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Pickup Truck car in Panama, you would pay an average price of $47/day. November is the cheapest month to rent a Pickup Truck car in Panama (~$33/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~$64/day). In fact, November is about 32% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Pickup Truck rental for Panama. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Panama, renting a Pickup Truck car is 17% 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 car in Panama, you would pay an average price of $53/day. August is the cheapest month to rent a Luxury car in Panama (~$43/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is May (~$70/day). In fact, August is about 19% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Luxury rental for Panama. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Panama, renting a Luxury car is 25% 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.

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Car Rental FAQs

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

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Budget (8.1 rating), Dollar (7.8 rating) and National (6.9 rating) seem to be the best rental car companies in Panama.

What is the most popular car rental provider in Panama?

The most popular rental car company in Panama is Budget. With prices on SUV starting at $11/day about 249% more people book with Budget than other companies in the country.

What is the cheapest city to get a rental car in Panama?

At $19/day, it is 15% cheaper on average to rent a car in Colón than any other city in Panama. The cheapest price found in Panama was for $8/day in Colón.

What side of the road do you drive on in Panama?

Cars travel on the right side of the road in Panama.

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