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Aruba car rentals

Driver's age: 26-65
Thu 27-6
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Cheap car hire in Aruba

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Top tips for hiring a car in Aruba

  • The northern coastal region of Aruba is generally off the beaten track, and the best spots are accessible only by rough, unpaved roads. For this reason, it might be a good idea to get a 4x4 or off-road vehicle if you wish to tackle the terrain. However, if you’re spending most of your time in and around Oranjestad, then the standard rental car will be better.
  • Families traveling with young children will be happy to know that many of the car rental agencies in Aruba provide child seats, many of them free of charge. This means that you won’t need to pack your own along with your luggage. You should, however, check to see that it is properly functioning and ready for use before you leave the rental lot.
  • While it is free to park at the beach, there are very specific parking laws in Oranjestad due to the lack of adequate spaces. Regular parking spaces are designated by a white stripe and are individually numbered, while spaces with yellow stripes are for people with permits or for employees. Best of all, you can purchase a Smartcard or use US coins to pay for parking.
  • In most cases, all you need to rent a car in Aruba is a valid driver’s license from your home country or state of residence, so there is no need to obtain an international driver’s permit. Some agencies require you to return your car to an "off-site" location; so, if you rent a car from Oranjestad Airport, choose a rental agency that allows you to drop it off there before you fly.
  • Book your rental car in Aruba at least 2 weeks before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Mini rental cars in Aruba are around 37% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about hiring a car in Aruba

  • What is the most popular car hire in Aruba?

    Mini (Kia Picanto or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in Aruba.

  • What is the best car hire company in Aruba?

    Based on ratings and reviews from real users on KAYAK, the best car hire in Aruba is Budget (7.9, 77 reviews).

  • How can I find car hires near me in Aruba?

    Take a look at our extensive car hire location map to find the best car hire deals near you.

  • What is driving like in Aruba?

    If you are renting a car in Aruba, then be sure to drive on the right side of the road. Additionally, there are many roundabouts in Aruba, so you should be aware of the driving etiquette when using them. Fortunately, there are attendants at most petrol stations in the country, so you likely won’t need to get out of your car while filling up.

  • How old do you have to be to hire a car in Aruba?

    You must be at least 25 years of age to rent a car in Aruba and not older than 65. There are fees for young drivers between 21 and 24 that average between $25 and $50 per day, and there might also be special conditions that apply to drivers older than 65. You should shop around for the best deals to suit your circumstances.

  • How much does petrol cost in Aruba?

    Visitors to Aruba should know that average petrol prices in the country are about 7.50 AWG (4.17 USD) per gallon. If you happen to rent a diesel car while in Aruba, you’ll have to pay an average of 7 AWG (3.89 USD) per liter.

  • What are the speed limits in Aruba?

    The speed you can drive in Aruba depends on the area you are driving through. For example, the speed limit in and around cities is 30 km/h (18 mph), and in rural districts you can do about 60 km/h (37 mph), while on highways it goes up to 80 km/h (50 mph). All road signs and speedometers in the country are in kilometers, so keep that in mind when you’re on the road.

Car rental directory

  • smartrentacar

    Smart Rent a Car car hire locations in Aruba

    36 Locations

  • hertz

    Hertz car hire locations in Aruba

    14 Locations

  • sunnycars

    Sunnycars car hire locations in Aruba

    10 Locations

  • topdrive

    Top Drive car hire locations in Aruba

    8 Locations

  • avis

    Avis car hire locations in Aruba

    7 Locations

  • budget

    Budget car hire locations in Aruba

    4 Locations

  • national

    National car hire locations in Aruba

    4 Locations

  • sunset

    Sunset Rent a Car car hire locations in Aruba

    4 Locations

  • thrifty

    Thrifty car hire locations in Aruba

    4 Locations

  • alamo

    Alamo car hire locations in Aruba

    3 Locations

  • enterprise

    Enterprise Rent-A-Car car hire locations in Aruba

    3 Locations

  • royalmauritius

    Royal Car Rental car hire locations in Aruba

    3 Locations

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Car hire locations in Aruba

The rates displayed include all taxes and fees for hire cars for the class listed and were found by KAYAK users in the last 48 hours. Offers are subject to change and may not be available on all car hires listed or dates of travel. Some hire car providers charge additional fees for other services (GPS, infant car seats, etc.). Please check the website of the respective hire car provider.