South America Car Hire

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Frequently asked questions

Can I book now and pay later for my car rental in South America?
Book your South America rental car with Expedia and you’ll often be able to pay at the pickup location. Looking for an SUV with room for a few friends or a zippy ride ideal for two? You’re sure to find it among our terrific range of rentals. Once you’ve made your mind up, you’ll only pay in full when it’s time to collect the keys. You’ll also need to pay the rental company a refundable security deposit with your credit card. It’s the little things at Expedia that can make a world of difference!
What happens if I need to cancel my South America car reservation?
We know that flexibility on the road is important. That’s why the majority of bookings provide a total refund if you notify us at least six hours in advance of the pickup time. You may want to go through your rental agreement though because there are some exemptions. If the information isn’t there, click on our Customer Service Portal.
What types of cars can I rent in South America?
If you’ll be touring popular cities, it pays to think small — like an economy-sized car. The most booked type of rental in South America, they can easily navigate congested streets, slip into tight parking spaces and offer superb mileage. But there’s nothing stopping you from thinking big either! Browse our mid-size or full-size options if you want some extra space, or take things to the next level with one of our stylish premium rides.
Why should I rent a South America car with Expedia?
There are lots of reasons to book your next set of wheels with Expedia. We have suppliers to take your pick of in South America, and we’ll help you score the best deal with our member prices and exclusive offers. Eager to save even more? Bundle your rental car, hotels and flights into a package. The more you travel and book with Expedia, the greater the perks!
How do I find the best car rental deals in South America with Expedia?
Expedia makes it quick and easy to compare costs, offers and providers, and to check customer recommendations. Bundle your South America car rental with flight or hotel bookings and you’ll make even bigger savings.
What do you need to rent a car in South America?
Be prepared to present your driver’s license and a credit card in your name when you get to the rental counter. Prior to pickup, check with your selected company whether anything else is needed. For example, you may also need to provide proof of insurance.
Can I rent a car for a month or longer in South America?
Yes, and the good news is companies often offer lower prices the longer you rent. Look through our long-term car rental deals in South America and drive off with an incredible bargain.
Where can I find a South America car rental if I am younger than 25?
You’ll need to check the age policy of the South America rental providers you’re interested in. If you’re under the age of 25, some will charge extra costs. It’s useful to know about this before arriving at the desk so you can have the funds ready. Each rental car company has its own terms and conditions for younger drivers, so it pays to do your research.

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