Panama

Cheap Car Rentals in Panama from $5

This price is the cheapest per day rate found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a car rental in Panama with a pick-up date of 7/25 and drop-off date of 8/5. Fares are subject to change and may not be available at all agencies or on all dates of rental. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
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Panama car rentals in 2024

Get helpful information to start your search for the perfect car rental in Panama. The average price data is based on the last 12 months and was last updated on julio 11, 2024.

Most popular company

Budget

Most common car type

Compact

Average price per day

$19

Cheapest price per day

$5

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

Discover the price range for renting a car in popular cities across Panama, helping you budget and make informed decisions for your upcoming travel. There are 99 pickup locations in Panama to choose from. Price data has been averaged over the last 12 months and was last updated on julio 11, 2024.

Price

$6 - $24

Out of all the popular cities in Panama, Panama City is the cheapest city to rent a car in at just $6/day. Renting a car in Panama City is 75% cheaper than renting one in Changuinola where the per day rate is around $24. Other fairly inexpensive cities in Panama to get a rental car in are: David ($6/day), Río Hato ($9/day), and Chitré ($13/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 $6/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?

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Panama 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 julio 11, 2024.

January

$10

February

$12

March

$13

April

$11

May

$11

June

$11

July

$13

August

$11

September

$10

October

$11

November

$9

December

$11

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

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for rental in Panama to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on julio 11, 2024.

Small cars

$9 - $18

All Car Types

$24 - $34

To rent a small car in Panama, you would pay an average price of $13/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a small car in Panama (~$9/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is August (~$18/day). In fact, January is about 31% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car rental for Panama. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Panama, renting a small car saves you 56% 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 car 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 $20/day. September is the cheapest month to rent a medium car in Panama (~$16/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is December (~$30/day). In fact, September is about 24% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car rental for Panama. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Panama, renting a medium car saves you 28% 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 car 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 $46/day. June 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 March (~$56/day). In fact, June is about 14% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car rental for Panama. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Panama, renting a large car is 37% 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 Panama, you would pay an average price of $25/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a SUV in Panama (~$19/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is March (~$36/day). In fact, January is about 27% 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 saves you 11% 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 in Panama, you would pay an average price of $64/day. September is the cheapest month to rent a van in Panama (~$53/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is February (~$73/day). In fact, September is about 19% 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 is 56% 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 in Panama, you would pay an average price of $44/day. April is the cheapest month to rent a pickup truck in Panama (~$27/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is June (~$63/day). In fact, April is about 40% 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 is 36% 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 $59/day. April is the cheapest month to rent a luxury car in Panama (~$40/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is December (~$72/day). In fact, April is about 34% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a luxury car rental for Panama. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Panama, renting a luxury car is 52% 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 Picanto$5/day
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Kia Picanto
Hyundai i10$5/day
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Hyundai i10
Ford Focus$6/day
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Ford Focus

Top rental agencies in Panama

Explore the leading car rental agencies in Panama known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car rental companies in Panama. Reviews were last updated on julio 11, 2024.
Rent a car with one of the top providers serving the Panama region, including those located within the Panama City, Albrook and David area. Make sure to read through user feedback, confirm pickup locations, and check the fine print before choosing.

Dollar

15 locations

Hertz

15 locations

Thrifty

14 locations

Budget

12 locations

Firefly

12 locations

Alamo

11 locations

National

11 locations

Sunnycars

9 locations

Best Panama car rental deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car rental deals in Panama. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect rental option for your needs. There are currently 8 rental car agencies in Panama with an average daily rate of $14. Data was last updated on julio 11, 2024.
These are some the most attractive deals we've found on rentals cars within the Panama region, including options close to Panama City, Albrook and David. Come back soon if you don't find what you're looking for as deals are updated often.
Kia Picanto$5/day
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Kia Picanto
Hyundai i10$5/day
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A/C
Hyundai i10
Toyota Yaris$5/day
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Toyota Yaris

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car rentals in Panama, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on julio 11, 2024.
  • Which car rental company is considered to be the best in Panama?

    Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Budget (8.2 rating), Dollar (7.0 rating) and National (6.3 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 $18/day about 333% more people book with Budget than other companies in the country.

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

    At $8/day, it is 55% cheaper on average to rent a car in David than any other city in Panama. The cheapest price found in Panama was for $7/day in David.

  • 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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Small car rentals in Panama

Find small car rental deals in Panama from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. small car rentals in Panama cost an average of $5 per day. Price data was last updated on julio 11, 2024.
Hyundai i10$5/day
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A/C
Hyundai i10
Hyundai i10$5/day
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A/C
Hyundai i10
Hyundai i10$5/day
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A/C
Hyundai i10

Car rentals by fuel type in Panama

Browse car rentals by fuel type in Panama. Deals were last updated on julio 11, 2024.

Browse through car rental deals by fuel type in Panama. There is currently 1 fuel type to choose from.

Gas/Diesel

Gas/Diesel

Airport car rentals in Panama
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