How to rent a car in Peru

Requirements for renting a car in Peru

Although the requirements for renting a car in Peru can vary among rental agencies, there are general measures that apply to the majority of the companies.

  • The person renting the car must be at least 25 years old
  • To rent a car you are required to present a valid passport or appropriate identification documents
  • The person renting has to have a valid driver's license from his or her own country
  • The driver must present his or her credit card

There are certain aspects that should be taken into account when renting a car in Peru

  • Generally the rental agencies ask for a cash deposit or up to two vouchers such as credit cards as a guarantee
  • Some companies charge per kilometer driven
  • Generally the vehicle should be returned with a full tank of gas

What services are included with rental?

The companies arrange for various services to be included in the car rental as well as optional services, which are available to the driver for an additional charge.

The most common services are:

  • Theft and accident Insurance
  • Tow truck
  • Pick-up or drop-off in another city in the country
  • Airport pick-up

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