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Car rental at David Enrique Malek Airport

Driver's age: 26-65
Fri 31-5
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Top tips for hiring a car at David Enrique Malek airport

  • Car rentals at David Enrique Malek Airport (DAV) are well-situated and offer renters top-notch services and complimentary amenities to make their excursions convenient and flexible. A major advantage of a car rental is the ability to explore areas that aren’t fully accessible by public means such as buses. Also, if you are planning to stay a little longer, car rentals offer a more economical option than the cumulative cost of hiring. Still, unlike taxis, you can customize your rental car to suit your preferences. Furthermore, with car rental agencies at DAV, you are also guaranteed roadside assistance should you encounter any incident or accident.
  • Securing a car rental at David Enrique Malek Airport is a hassle-free experience as KAYAK facilitates early online reservations. Before picking up the rental agreement, ensure that you have all the relevant documents at hand. You’ll get your car keys after clearance, and you can hit the road to your next hidden attraction. You won’t need a shuttle to access the car rentals at David Enrique Malek Airport Airport as the companies here offer onsite services.
  • You won’t have challenges dropping off your car rental when you book car rentals at David Enrique Malek Airport as most of the service providers have a flexible schedule that allows you to return rentals during business hours and after-hours. Ensure that your car is in perfect condition when returning it; clean it, fill up the gas tank, repair any damages, and give back the keys at the agreed time. If the company provides after-hours return, park the car, lock the doors, and drop the keys in the designated drop box.
  • DAV is the main international airport serving David Sur, a city in the Chiriquí Province of Panama. During peak periods, it registered average traffic of around 900 operations, with around 20,000 passengers arriving from Central America, Canada, the United States, and Mexico. Therefore, it’s not unusual to find a queue at the rental desks of some rental agencies with waiting times of about 30 minutes when the demand is high. For a hassle-free experience, consider arriving at the airport within the timelines that coincide with the operation hours of your preferred rental agency.
  • Book your car hire at David Enrique Malek airport at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price

FAQs about renting a car at David Enrique Malek airport

  • Which rental car companies are most convenient at David Enrique Malek Airport (DAV)?

    Enterprise and Avis are the recommended rental agencies to hire at DAV. Besides having their pick-up garages close to the baggage claim area, both companies are known for their affordable add-on amenities and an after-hours return policy. Still, you will experience short queues during peak hours as their efficient staff conduct the renting process fast.

  • What amenities are offered at David Enrique Malek Airport rental car center?

    As the rental center at DAV is adjacent to the baggage claim area, you won’t have to walk far to access the rental desks. Moreover, the counters are also wheelchair-accessible. Companies at DAV are flexible in their cancellation policy, giving renters a chance to modify their bookings. Most importantly, DAV allows after-hours drop-off to cater to customers with late-night or early-morning departures.

  • What type of documentation is required to rent a car at David Enrique Malek Airport?

    To rent a car at DAV, you must be aged between 23 and 70. Remember that a Young Driver Fee applies at 23-24, and you will be charged an underage surcharge. Secondly, you must have a valid driver’s license bearing the same name as ID, and from the U.S. If you are not from the U.S., provide your travel itinerary and valid passport as proof that you will return to your country of origin. Remember that booking is by a major credit card.

  • Which car rental companies will pick you up at David Enrique Malek airport?

    Car rental companies that offer shuttle or pick-up services from David Enrique Malek airport to off-airport locations include Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Hertz, MEXRENTACAR , National, Sixt, and Thrifty.

David Enrique Malek Airport car rental reviews and directory

National

8.4

Very Good

3 reviews
Best rated

Cleanliness

8.4

Comfort

8.8

Pick-up/Drop-off

8.0

Value for money

8.0

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Aeropuerto Enrique Malek

+507 275 7222

Monday07:00 - 18:00
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6.0 Okay

Jun 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

My car ran

Cons:

Let travelers know ahead of time about insurance fees

1 out of 1

Avis

8.0

Very Good

1 review

Cleanliness

9.0

Comfort

8.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

7.0

Value for money

7.0

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Enrique Malek Airport-David

+507 721 0844

Monday07:30 - 18:00
Tuesday07:30 - 18:00
Wednesday07:30 - 18:00
Thursday07:30 - 18:00
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Saturday13:00 - 17:0008:00 - 12:00
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6.0 Okay

Apr 2023

KAYAK
Be aware of waiting time. Could take a lot longer than in the States. They still have old printers and computers.

1 out of 1

Alamo

7.6

Cleanliness

8.4

Comfort

7.6

Pick-up/Drop-off

8.8

Value for money

7.2

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Aeropuerto Enrique Malek

+507 236 5777

Monday07:00 - 18:00
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2.0 Poor

Mar 2023

KAYAK
When I went to pick up the car they wanted twice the price quoted on Kayak. Something to do with Insurance which I rejected. They insisted there was no choice for me...Panamian law. This should be quoted in the total price by Kayak. Very misleading. I had to pay a $1050 bond, taken from my credit card. Worst of all, when I returned the car, they deducted the rental cost from the bond and promised to refund the rest within 5 days. Instead they charged the amount to my credit card as a debit, not as a credit. I am still fighting for the refund some $US860. Never again.

1 out of 1

Dollar

7.3

Cleanliness

7.3

Comfort

7.3

Pick-up/Drop-off

4.6

Value for money

4.6

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Enrique Malek Ap

+507 721 1103

Monday07:00 - 18:00
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5.2 Fair

Oct 2016

KAYAK

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I was shocked and pleased at the initial low price of the rental. They get you on insurance. Obligatory insurance is over$17 per day and if you want any insurance to cover any damage to the car, the cost is an additional $18 per day.

1 out of 1

Budget

6.6

Cleanliness

7.0

Comfort

7.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

7.3

Value for money

6.6

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Red Grey Avenue

+507 721 0845

Monday07:00 - 18:00
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10.0 Wonderful

Oct 2023

KAYAK
It was excellent! Smooth process.

10.0 Wonderful

Aug 2023

KAYAK
The vehicle we reserved was a practically new model SUV that met our expectations. Proximity to the airport and helpful staff made the pickup and drop off a pleasant experience.

6.0 Okay

Mar 2023

KAYAK
When I rented the car online I paid for insurance and I had the understanding that it was to cover full coverage. When I arrived at the David Panamá airport I was told that it only covers the rental car not the other car and that was very disappointed since I had to pay an additional $115.00 dollars. I ended up paying more for insurance than the rental car. I would like to know where on the website does it state that the insurance bought was only to cover the car that was being rented, not the other car if you where in an accident? Thank you!

1 out of 1

Hertz

5.0

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

8.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

5.0

Value for money

5.0

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David City Airport

+507 721 3345

Monday07:00 - 18:00
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Thrifty

4.9

Mediocre

7 reviews

Cleanliness

5.0

Comfort

4.7

Pick-up/Drop-off

5.6

Value for money

3.9

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David Ap

+507 721 2477

Monday07:00 - 18:00
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2.0 Poor

Mar 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

The staff wasn't helpful and we asked for a refund before even renting the car.

Cons:

The information on their website is inaccurate and misleading.

2.0 Poor

Jan 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

Nothing

Cons:

After a 20 min line they just said to me that my reservation was automatically canceled because im local(panamanian) and online reservations are only for tourists. I had to looked for others car rental companies and thanks to Alamo Rent a car they save my weekend. So stupid to said or to even have a policy (that no one knows about it) that affects local people.

2.0 Poor

Dec 2016

KAYAK

Pros:

They don't accept payment online for a company group.

Cons:

Everything we can do even the payment.

6.4 Okay

Oct 2016

KAYAK

Pros:

Easy access

Cons:

The forced Insurance by the person at the counter. I already had Insurance that covers myself and everything I drive in the world.

7.2 Good

Sep 2016

KAYAK

Pros:

Not sure if that is the right description but there are no prices available as advertised on kayak, not even close.

Cons:

See abive

2.0 Poor

Feb 2022

KAYAK
Car was dirty inside, outside, windshield super dirty, was never clean inside, insurance was a scam $42 a day really disappointed with thrifty rental car ,will never rent from them.

1 out of 3

Firefly

2.0

Cleanliness

2.0

Comfort

2.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

2.0

Value for money

2.0

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Enrique Malek Airport

+507 260 0000

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2.0 Poor

May 2024

KAYAK
It doesn’t exist in David Panamá So kayak made me waste my time

1 out of 1

Ace

5.1

Fair

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Pedregal David

+507 778 0200

Monday07:00 - 18:00
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MEXRENTACAR

4.3

Mediocre

No reviews available

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David International Airport

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FlexWays

2.0

Poor

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Enrique Malek International Airport

+54 9 11 5259 9877

Monday00:00 - 23:59
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Deal Mobility Rent a Car

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David Chiriquí, Aeropuerto Enrique Malek

+507 6204 1736

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Sixt

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Mayor Patricio Janson 001

+507 721 0049

Monday08:00 - 12:00
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2.0 Poor

Jan 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

the price i got online was totalaly different when i arrived the pice was three times more . Rip off.

6.4 Okay

Sep 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

Car ran well. Employees were friendly.

Cons:

I chose not to take CDW. I put a small scrape on rear bumper of this car that has 80,000 km on it and numerous dents and scrapes that have never been and will never be repaired. The "repair" charge will be $293, which I will forward to my credit card company. If the car had been new or nearly so, or if Sixt really intended to make a repair, I wouldn't mind the charge, but I see it more as a penalty for not accepting their high CDW charge. I'll probably rent from other companies in the future, even though they may have acted the same in this case. Bye bye Sixt!

2.0 Poor

Feb 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

nothing

Cons:

Price quoted on web site was one price and price at counter was many times higher. Nothing on web site said that there was a very expensive insurance and it was required, even though our credit card says we can decline this insurance. Also they wanted a 5000 dollar deposit hold on our credit card. they are also very hard to find. separate from other rentals and poorly signed. We canceled our reservation.

Sunnycars

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Enrique Malek Airport

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24 travellers who rented a car in David Enrique Malek Airport gave the car agency they used an average rating of 4.4

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