Car Hire in El Calafate, Santa Cruz

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El Calafate, Argentina
12 Aug — 19 Aug
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Best deals found for El Calafate, Santa Cruz car hires

Find great deals below on a variety of popular hire cars in El Calafate, Santa Cruz
Nissan Qashqai
or similar Intermediate SUV
Up to 5 passengers

£120/day

11 Aug - 14 Aug
Nissan Qashqai
Audi A3
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers
4-door vehicles

£51/day

14 Aug - 16 Sep
Audi A3
Skoda Superb
or similar Full-size
Up to 5 passengers

£97/day

7 Nov - 14 Nov
Skoda Superb
Kia Rio
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers
4-door vehicles

£79/day

11 Aug - 14 Aug
Kia Rio
Toyota Yaris
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers

£42/day

14 Aug - 16 Sep
Toyota Yaris
Ford Focus
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

£46/day

14 Aug - 16 Sep
Ford Focus
Ford Focus
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

£50/day

14 Aug - 16 Sep
Ford Focus
Audi A3
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers
4-door vehicles

£53/day

14 Aug - 16 Sep
Audi A3
Ford Ka
or similar Mini
Up to 2 passengers

£79/day

11 Aug - 14 Aug
Ford Ka

Important information about El Calafate car hire

A trip to the scenic town of El Calafate wouldn’t be complete without visiting some of the area’s famous attractions, like the Parque Nacional Los Glaciares or the Glaciarium Patagonian Ice Museum. Be on the lookout for Highway 11, which is known as being the main road in the region and connects many different neighbourhoods in the city. This is a small town that attracts lots of visitors, so it may be difficult to find free street parking in El Calafate. However, there are quite a few paid lots and garages to choose from for El Calafate car rentals. Renting a car in this city is easy, as there are upwards of 35 car hire locations in El Calafate to choose from.

You don’t need to worry about parking hired cars in El Calafate, as there are quite a few paid parking lots and garages that are available. El Calafate is a popular destination with just one major road leading in and out of the city, which is Highway 11. To avoid getting caught in traffic, try not to drive rental cars in El Calafate on this road during rush hour, which typically occurs in the late mornings and early evenings. Booking a cheap car rental in El Calafate can be an affordable and convenient way to explore the region. Many of the popular attractions in the area are not within walking distance of the city, so a vehicle will be needed to go to them. Places like the Estancia Cristina or the Reserva Laguna Nimez, for example, are best reached by car.

When driving hired cars in El Calafate, it’s important to keep in mind some of the local traffic laws. If you will be driving with a young child, keep in mind that they are legally required to sit in the backseat of the vehicle. No matter what time of the day that you are driving on a highway, you are always required to use your low lights. You may only use a mobile phone while driving if you have a hands-free system. Take note of the fact that when driving on a main road, you are not allowed to make a left-hand turn unless it is clearly stated by a sign. If you ever have any questions regarding local traffic regulations, make sure to contact the El Calafate department of motor vehicles to receive up-to-date information on the city's driving laws.

If you would like to rent a car in El Calafate, whether it be an electric car rental or economy car rental, you will need to have a valid driving license from your home country if you are not from Argentina. As long as it is in a Latin-based alphabet, you are not required to have an international driving license, although those are typically accepted as well. You must show a valid passport along with your driving license. Most companies require you to be at least 21 years old to rent a car.


El Calafate, Santa Cruz car hire deals found on momondo

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Small cars

£49 - £113

All Car Types

£47 - £189

The average price of a Small hire in El Calafate, Argentina is £74. The cheapest time to hire a Small in El Calafate, Argentina is in September. The price is 35% lower than the rest of the year at just £49 per day. A Small car hire is typically 25% less expensive than the average car hire in El Calafate. The average price of a car hire in El Calafate can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire. Below are the best prices for El Calafate Small rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Medium hire in El Calafate, Argentina is £102. The cheapest time to hire a Medium in El Calafate, Argentina is in September. The price is 58% lower than the rest of the year at just £43 per day. A Medium car hire is typically 2% more expensive than the average car hire in El Calafate. The average price of a car hire in El Calafate can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire. Below are the best prices for El Calafate Medium rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Large hire in El Calafate, Argentina is £107. The cheapest time to hire a Large in El Calafate, Argentina is in April. The price is 59% lower than the rest of the year at just £45 per day. A Large car hire is typically 8% more expensive than the average car hire in El Calafate. The average price of a car hire in El Calafate can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire. Below are the best prices for El Calafate Large rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a SUV hire in El Calafate, Argentina is £79. The cheapest time to hire a SUV in El Calafate, Argentina is in February. The price is 0% lower than the rest of the year at just £85 per day. A SUV car hire is typically 21% less expensive than the average car hire in El Calafate. The average price of a car hire in El Calafate can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire. Below are the best prices for El Calafate SUV rentals found on momondo in the past week.

Toyota Yaris
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers

£42/day

14 Aug - 16 Sep
Toyota Yaris
Ford Focus
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

£46/day

14 Aug - 16 Sep
Ford Focus

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Quick facts about car hire in El Calafate

Get the overview on great hire deals, popular car hire companies, and best car types for your visit in El Calafate

Popular Car Types

Economy, Intermediate, Compact

Cheapest Hire Car

£55

Most Popular Model

Hyundai Accent
The following car types were offered at car hire companies in El Calafate in the past 72 hours: Economy, Intermediate, Compact.
The lowest price for a car hire in El Calafate is £55/day. For this area, you can expect average prices starting from £69/day.
The most popular car model to hire in El Calafate in the past 7 days is the Hyundai Accent. Our users also prefer the Hyundai i10 as an alternative.

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Driving with a car hire in El Calafate - FAQs

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The cheapest car hire provider in El Calafate is Hertz, with an average daily rate of £67 from its 2 locations in El Calafate. The absolute cheapest deal momondo users have found at Hertz in El Calafate is £53.

The majority of the El Calafate car hire agencies that we partner with do not have a cancellation fee. This means that if your plans change unexpectedly, many car rental centres in El Calafate such as Budget, Avis, and Hertz often offer cancellation free of charge based on when you booked.

With temperatures averaging 9 °C and precipitation usually 9 mm during September, you should consider hiring a standard when travelling to El Calafate. A standard size car can handle the fluctuations in temperature and rainfall during the month of September and is a popular choice for travellers heading to El Calafate. Hiring a Standard in El Calafate will cost you £144/day on average.

Hertz has the most locations of any car hire company in El Calafate, Argentina, with 2 locations. Typically momondo users find deals around £67/day when renting a car from Hertz in El Calafate, Argentina.

When you hire a car in El Calafate, you should abide by the city’s 45 mph speed limit. The speed limits on any suburban roads and highways in El Calafate are 70 mph and 80 mph, respectively. Be on the lookout for posted signage, because these speed limits might change depending on where you are within El Calafate.

Those looking for a hire car in El Calafate during the month of August should expect temperatures to be around 3 °C and should expect around 16 mm of precipitation. This information can be helpful when choosing which car you’d like to rent.

Travellers looking to leave from El Calafate on a road trip around Santa Cruz or the surrounding areas during the month of August should expect temperatures around 3 °C and about 13 mm of possible rain through the month.


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