San Juan

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San Juan car rentals in 2024

Get helpful information to start your search for the perfect car rental in San Juan. The average price data is based on the last 12 months and was last updated on February 24, 2024.

Most popular company

ROUTESCARTRK

Most common car type

Economy

Average price per day

$47

Cheapest price per day

$24

What is the cheapest time to rent a car in San Juan?

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in San Juan 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 February 24, 2024.

January

$37

February

$44

March

$51

April

$51

May

$53

June

$60

July

$64

August

$52

September

$28

October

$23

November

$48

December

$76

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in San Juan is October. 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 San Juan

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for rental in San Juan to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on February 24, 2024.

Small cars

$22 - $69

All Car Types

$41 - $106

To rent a small car in San Juan, Puerto Rico, you would pay an average price of $43/day. September is the cheapest month to rent a small car in San Juan, Puerto Rico (~$22/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is December (~$69/day). In fact, September is about 49% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car rental for San Juan. When comparing with other car types available for rental in San Juan, renting a small car saves you 40% 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 San Juan small car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a medium car in San Juan, Puerto Rico, you would pay an average price of $62/day. September is the cheapest month to rent a medium car in San Juan, Puerto Rico (~$26/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~$95/day). In fact, September is about 59% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car rental for San Juan. When comparing with other car types available for rental in San Juan, renting a medium car saves you 13% 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 San Juan medium car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a large car in San Juan, Puerto Rico, you would pay an average price of $145/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a large car in San Juan, Puerto Rico (~$98/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is June (~$195/day). In fact, January is about 33% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car rental for San Juan. When comparing with other car types available for rental in San Juan, renting a large 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. Here are the best San Juan large car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a SUV in San Juan, Puerto Rico, you would pay an average price of $71/day. October is the cheapest month to rent a SUV in San Juan, Puerto Rico (~$40/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~$116/day). In fact, October is about 44% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV rental for San Juan. When comparing with other car types available for rental in San Juan, renting a SUV is 0% 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 San Juan SUV rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a van in San Juan, Puerto Rico, you would pay an average price of $157/day. September is the cheapest month to rent a van in San Juan, Puerto Rico (~$97/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is June (~$216/day). In fact, September is about 39% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a van rental for San Juan. When comparing with other car types available for rental in San Juan, renting a van is 55% 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 San Juan van rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a pickup truck in San Juan, Puerto Rico, you would pay an average price of $133/day. October is the cheapest month to rent a pickup truck in San Juan, Puerto Rico (~$53/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is August (~$281/day). In fact, October is about 61% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a pickup truck rental for San Juan. When comparing with other car types available for rental in San Juan, renting a pickup truck is 48% 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 San Juan pickup truck rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a luxury car in San Juan, Puerto Rico, you would pay an average price of $223/day. February is the cheapest month to rent a luxury car in San Juan, Puerto Rico (~$150/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is May (~$362/day). In fact, February is about 33% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a luxury car rental for San Juan. When comparing with other car types available for rental in San Juan, renting a luxury car is 69% 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 convertible in San Juan, Puerto Rico, you would pay an average price of $279/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a convertible in San Juan, Puerto Rico (~$166/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is November (~$409/day). In fact, January is about 41% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a convertible rental for San Juan. When comparing with other car types available for rental in San Juan, renting a convertible is 75% 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.

Chevrolet Spark$24/day
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Mini Hatch$36/day
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Mini Hatch
Toyota Yaris$38/day
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Toyota Yaris

Tips for renting a car in San Juan

Browse helpful tips for renting a car in San Juan including age restrictions, car type suggestions and more. Tips were last updated on February 24, 2024.
  • Renting a car in San Juan provides the convenience of having your transportation. You can go wherever you want, whenever you want, without having to adhere to public transportation schedules. You also have the flexibility to travel longer distances, explore remote areas and have access to more amenities. Additionally, rental car owners benefit from not having to pay for expensive taxi fares, parking fees, and other transportation costs.
  • If you are traveling with children in San Juan, it is required to have a car seat for each child that is under the age of 8. It is recommended to bring your car seat from home as rental car companies may not provide them.
  • Some of the adaptations available for disabled drivers at car rental providers in San Juan include hand controls, wheelchair lifts, specialized seating, and vehicles with automatic transmissions. Additionally, some providers offer services such as adapted shuttles and door-to-door pick-up and drop-off for disabled drivers.
  • From San Juan, travelers may want to visit nearby cities like Carolina, Dorado, and Bayamón, or attractions like Rio Camuy Cave Park, El Yunque National Forest, and the Bioluminescent Bay. Nature lovers can also drive to beautiful beaches like Playa Flamenco, Playa Jobos, and Playa Sucia. There are many other attractions and cities to explore near San Juan, making it a great destination for those looking for a road trip.
  • If you’re flying into San Juan, Puerto Rico, you’ll most likely land at Luis Muñoz Marin International Airport (SJU). Different car rental companies have their cars on-site at Level 1, Multi-Storey Parking Garage. Popular car rental providers at the airport include Avis, Budget, Alamo, SIXT, Thrifty, Hertz, National, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, and U Save. The car rental location is a walking distance from the Arrivals area. Thrifty, SIXT, and U Save have shuttles to their car rental locations outside the Arrivals area.
  • Driving in San Juan is generally manageable because there is a good network of secondary roads, and major highways are well-maintained. However, there are certain parts of the city where roads require repair. You may encounter speed bumps and several potholes. Drive slowly as you approach these areas, and watch out for potholes, especially when driving at night. Heavy downpour is common in San Juan. If you find yourself driving while it’s raining, always slow down and use your intermittent lights in case of poor visibility. In San Juan, driving is on the right-hand side. Road signs are universal but in Spanish.
  • Getting to downtown San Juan from Luis Muñoz Marin International Airport, approximately 9 miles from the city center, is relatively easy with a rental car. Once you exit the airport, take the PR-26 route (Román Baldorioty de Castro Expressway) to Avenida Ponce de León, which leads to the city center. The drive to downtown San Juan will take around 20 to 30 minutes, depending on the driving conditions and route.
  • If you don’t prefer renting a car at the airport, you’ll find multiple car rental providers with locations in downtown San Juan. Popular downtown San Juan car rental locations include Avenida Isla Verde, Convention District, Roberto Clemente Ave, and 2525 Ave. Ponce de Leon, Marginal Ave. Kennedy, 301 Cll Navarra, Condado Plaza, 1050 Ashford Ave, and Ritz-Carlton Hotel.

Top rental agencies in San Juan

Explore the leading car rental agencies in San Juan known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car rental companies in San Juan. Reviews were last updated on February 24, 2024.
Browse through some of the top rental car agencies in San Juan, including Alamo, Enterprise Rent-A-Car and Ace in San Juan. Be sure to do your research on pricing, reviews, pickup locations, and other important criteria before choosing.

Alamo

9.1
Wonderful
137 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

8.9

Comfort

9.3

Overall

9.1

Pick-up/drop-off

9.3

Value

8.6

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

8.7
Very good
236 reviews5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.7

Comfort

8.9

Overall

8.7

Pick-up/drop-off

8.8

Value

8.4

Ace

7.5
Good
120 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.8

Comfort

7.9

Overall

7.5

Pick-up/drop-off

7.4

Value

7.2

Dollar

7.1
Good
151 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.5

Comfort

7.5

Overall

7.0

Pick-up/drop-off

7.1

Value

6.9

E-Z Rent-A-Car

5.2
Fair
130 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

5.8

Comfort

5.6

Overall

4.8

Pick-up/drop-off

4.7

Value

4.9

Hertz

7.4
Good
63 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.9

Comfort

7.6

Overall

7.3

Pick-up/drop-off

7.4

Value

7.4

Avis

5.5
Fair
41 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.2

Comfort

5.9

Overall

5.5

Pick-up/drop-off

5.3

Value

5.2

Popular Auto

3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

7.7

Overall

7.3

Pick-up/drop-off

6.4

Value

7.0

Best San Juan car rental deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car rental deals in San Juan. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect rental option for your needs. There are currently 8 rental car agencies in San Juan with an average daily rate of $44. Data was last updated on February 24, 2024.
These are the best deals we've found on rentals cars in San Juan. Deals are updated frequently so be sure to check back soon for more options.
Chevrolet Spark$24/day
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Chevrolet Spark
Buick Encore$28/day
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Nissan Versa$30/day
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Nissan Versa

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car rentals in San Juan, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on February 24, 2024.

What documentation do I need to rent a car in the city?

If you are planning to rent a car in the city of San Juan, Puerto Rico, you will need to provide a valid driver’s license, proof of insurance, and a major credit or debit card. Depending on your rental company, you may also need to provide a passport or other form of government-issued photo identification. Drivers who are under the age of 25 may be subject to additional requirements, such as a higher rental rate or an additional surcharge. If you are traveling with additional drivers, they will also need to provide valid driver’s licenses. The rental company may also require additional documentation such as proof of insurance or a valid credit or debit card.

What roads are the most congested in the city? During what time/s of day does this occur?

The most congested roads in the city of San Juan, Puerto Rico tend to be the roads leading in and out of the city as well as the major roadways that run through the city. These roads include the PR-1, PR-2, PR-3, PR-66, PR-66A, PR-20, PR-38, and PR-52. During peak times of the day, such as the morning and evening rush hours, these roads can become extremely congested with traffic, making it difficult to navigate. This congestion is typically worse on weekdays when many people are commuting to and from work. The traffic can also worsen during the holiday seasons as more people are traveling to and from the city. It is best to avoid these roads during peak times to avoid delays.

What are the local drivers like in this city that visitors with a rental car should be aware of?

In the city of San Juan, Puerto Rico, drivers are generally courteous and respectful. They will usually stop to let pedestrians cross and will often wave others into traffic, even if they have the right of way. Drivers in San Juan also tend to drive slower than drivers in other cities and are usually more patient when allowing other vehicles to merge. It is important to remember to use your turn signal when changing lanes and give other drivers plenty of space. Drivers in San Juan are also aware of the city’s many speed bumps, so it is important to slow down when going over them. It is also important to be aware of the city’s many one-way streets and be mindful of other drivers when navigating them.

Are there toll roads in San Juan?

San Juan has multiple Auto Expresso (toll) routes that utilize electronic tolling. Rental cars are only allowed to use the electronic tolling system, not the cash toll booths when driving on the Auto Expresso routes. Popular toll roads that run through San Juan include PR-22 (José de Diego Expressway), PR-5, PR-2, PR-66, PR-52, and PR-17. Most San Juan car rentals have an Auto Expresso pass installed. When renting, you must add this option if you plan to use toll roads while driving in San Juan. You'll incur extra fees from your provider if you fail to include this option and use the Auto Expresso routes. Some providers may charge a daily fee for unlimited access to the toll roads even if you don't use them. Consult your provider regarding their policy on the use of toll roads when booking or before picking up the car.

What's the best way to navigate San Juan?

Consider a GPS or driving map if you're having trouble driving around San Juan. Some rental cars come with installed GPS units. They aren't a standard feature in most rentals, but you can request one, usually at an extra fee. At times, it may be difficult to get a GPS signal since some places in San Juan don't have an address that a GPS unit can pick. A driving map is the best alternative. You can utilize an online or offline driving map to find your way around the Puerto Rican capital.

What is the minimum age to rent a car in San Juan?

Age requirements may vary from one provider to another. The minimum age to rent a car in San Juan is 21. However, some providers require renters to be at least 25. A higher minimum rental age may apply to specific car categories. Drivers who are of legal age with a license but don't meet the minimum age requirement for renters may face certain restrictions. For example, your license must be valid for at least a year and have a certain level of credit.

What is the cheapest rental car found in San Juan?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $47/day when booking a rental car in San Juan. The best deal a user found was for $19/day from Surprise Agency, booked on Feb. 18.

What car rental company is typically the cheapest in San Juan?

According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car in San Juan from the following companies over the past two weeks: Popular Auto ($24/day), Payless ($34/day), and Enterprise Rent-A-Car ($47/day).

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

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Alamo (9.1 rating), National (8.8 rating) and Enterprise Rent-A-Car (8.7 rating) seem to be the best rental car companies in San Juan.

How much does it cost to rent a car in San Juan for a week from Routes Car & Truck Rentals?

From Routes Car & Truck Rentals you can rent a car in San Juan from about $219 per week on average.

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

Our data suggests that booking early can save you up to 30% on a rental car in San Juan. Take advantage of a below-average prices by booking at least 7 days prior to your desired date.

Can I rent a car for a month in San Juan?

The length of time you can book a rental for is subject to the inventory of the supplier. When renting a vehicle from San Juan it should be possible to rent a car for a whole month if needed.

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

Surprise Agency currently has the lowest price available for a month-long booking. Users have saved up to 88% compared to the average price of a 30-day rental in San Juan. Typically, a monthly car rental in San Juan can be found for $940. You can find car rental deals to be on average $31 a day.

How much is a car rental in San Juan for a weekend?

$77 is, on average, how much a car rental costs for the weekend in San Juan. To save money, consider booking a Economy car rental, which is the cheapest car during the weekend. If you are looking for a car rental in March, we’ve seen prices on Cheapflights for as low as $66 per day.

What car do most people rent in San Juan?

The majority of Cheapflights travelers prefer to rent a Economy (Hyundai Accent) in San Juan, making it the most popular option.

Van rentals in San Juan

Find van rental deals in San Juan from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. van rentals in San Juan cost an average of $81 per day. Price data was last updated on February 24, 2024.
These are some of the best deals we've found on van rentals in the San Juan area at the moment. If you're not finding the van rental that is right for you and your passengers, be sure to check back soon.
Kia Sedona$63/day
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Kia Sedona
Kia Sedona$71/day
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Kia Sedona
Chrysler Pacifica$71/day
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Chrysler Pacifica

Car rentals by fuel type in San Juan

Browse car rentals by fuel type in San Juan. Currently, Gas/Diesel cars are the cheapest to rent in San Juan. Deals were last updated on February 24, 2024.

Browse through car rental deals by fuel type in San Juan. There are currently 2 fuel types to choose from with Gas/Diesel being the cheapest ($53+).

Gas/Diesel

Gas/Diesel

Hybrid

Hybrid

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