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Mendoza Airport, Mendoza, Argentina
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Cheapest Car Rental Rates

Mendoza Airport
Compact
VW Gol or similar
VW Gol
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Flexways
$28.88 / per day
Mendoza Airport
Economy
Nissan March or similar
Nissan March
  • 5
  • 1
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Hertz
$33.92 / per day
Mendoza Airport
Intermediate
Chevrolet Prisma or similar
Chevrolet Prisma
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Alamo
$48.83 / per day
Mendoza Airport
Full-size
Toyota Corolla or similar
Toyota Corolla
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Keddy
$53.80 / per day

Most Popular Car Rental Deals

Mendoza Airport
Premium
Peugeot 408 or similar
Peugeot 408
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Enterprise
$74.36 / per day
Mendoza Airport
Intermediate
Fiat Cronos or similar
Fiat Cronos
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Flexways
$30.38 / per day
Mendoza Airport
Compact
Peugeot 208 or similar
Peugeot 208
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Flexways
$33.38 / per day
The above prices are only approximate and were last updated at 07:12 on 2024-06-18. Prices may vary based on the booking dates, length of rental, and car class.

Travel Information

Languages
Spanish, Italian, Arabic, German
Currency
ARS
Drive on
Right-hand side
Country code
+54
Average car rental price
$45 per day
Average car rental length
5 days
Speed limit within town
45 - 60 km/h or 28 - 37 mph
Speed limit out of town
80 - 130 km/h or 50 - 81 mph
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.05%
Rating
8.5 / 10
Average gasoline price
$0.85 per liter or $3.22 / 1 gallon
Lowest gasoline price
$0.60 per liter or $2.27 / 1 gallon
Highest gasoline price
$1.00 per liter or $3.79 / 1 gallon
Mendoza Airport

Airport Car Rental

The main city of Western Argentina, Mendoza serves as a gateway to both the country’s famous bodegas, or wineries, and snow-capped Aconcagua, the highest mountain in the Americas. Getting a rental car will give you a chance to explore everything that this remote, but fascinating, region has to offer.

Major car rental companies such as Hertz, Avis, Budget, and Europcar operate at Mendoza Airport, providing a wide range of vehicles to suit various needs and budgets.

The top international routes below connect Mendoza to major cities in Argentina and neighboring countries, making it easy for travelers to explore the region. The Buenos Aires route, in particular, is highly popular due to the capital's status as a major hub for both domestic and international flights.

Top international routes

  • Buenos Aires
  • Santiago
  • Rosario
  • Lima
  • Cordoba
  • Salta

Main airlines

Aerolineas Argentinas, JetSmart Argentina, LATAM, Skye, Flybondi, and Copa Airlines are the main airlines.

These airlines offer a mix of full-service and low-cost options, catering to a variety of traveler preferences. With multiple daily flights to many destinations, passengers have flexibility when planning their itineraries.

Terminals

Mendoza Airport has a single terminal which is made up of two interconnected levels.

The ground level is dedicated to arrivals, baggage claim, and car rental desks, while the upper level houses departure gates, check-in counters, and security checkpoints. The terminal layout allows for smooth passenger flow and easy navigation.

Location

The airport is about 10 km (6.2 miles) northeast of the city and can be reached in about 15-20 minutes with most of the route taking you along Highway 40.

As you drive along Highway 40, you'll be treated to scenic views of the surrounding vineyards and mountains. Public transportation options such as buses and taxis are also available for those who prefer to rent a car later when traveling outside of the city.

Most popular types of rental car

  • Large cars - from $30 per day
  • Medium cars - from $29 per day
  • Premium cars - from $69 per day
  • Small cars - from $34 per day
  • SUVs - from $73 per day

Services and facilities

Quite small and compact, Mendoza Airport nonetheless has amenities that include a number of 24/7 shops and cafeterias, a pharmacy, a currency exchange, and an electronic device charging point.

Additionally, the airport offers free Wi-Fi, an ATM, a VIP lounge, and accessible facilities for passengers with disabilities. While the airport's size may limit the range of services, it ensures a quick and efficient travel experience.

Nearest gas station

The closest gas station to the airport is YPF, located approximately 3.5 km (2.2 miles) away along Acceso Este. Make sure to fill up your rental car before returning it to avoid any extra charges.

Popular one-way rentals

  • Santiago (366 km / 227 miles)
  • Cordoba (688 km / 428 miles)
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Airport info

Rating
6.9
  • Getting to the airport 7.5
  • Check-in and departures 7.9
  • Terminal facilities 7.0
  • Wi-Fi 6.9
  • Restaurants and car rental services 6.0
  • Lounge 6.0

Mendoza Airport (MDZ)

  • IATA: MDZ
  • ICAO: SAME
  • Name: Mendoza Airport (MDZ)
  • Distance from city: 5 miles / 8 km

Top 7 Locations near Mendoza Airport

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When are car rental prices the lowest at Mendoza Airport?

The cost of renting a car at Mendoza Airport varies by season. This graph compares prices from month to month in order to help you find the best time of year.
Average rental costs per day at Mendoza Airport
$58.11
January
$71.89
February
$60.08
March
$56.67
April
$53.13
May
$84.27
June
$79.92
July
$71.83
August
$60.43
September
$66.58
October
$63.11
November
$71.84
December
The cheapest month of the year to rent a car at Mendoza Airport is May — when rental costs average $53.13 per day. This is 20% cheaper than the yearly average and 37% cheaper than renting a car in June (when prices average $84.27 per day).

This information can help you identify the low season. But these are only average numbers. How much your car rental will cost will depend on the type of vehicle you rent, how long you’ll rent it for, and how far ahead you book. Simply enter your dates in the form at the top of the page to see the exact prices.

For how long do renters keep their vehicles at Mendoza Airport?

How long travelers keep their rental cars varies by the time of year: in July the average rental period is 6 days, while in June, the average rental period is only 4 days.
Average number of rental days at Mendoza Airport
5
January
5
February
5
March
5
April
5
May
4
June
6
July
5
August
5
September
5
October
6
November
5
December

What is the most popular time of year to rent a car at Mendoza Airport?

Based on how many users search for a car in at Mendoza Airport, travelers are most likely to rent a car at Mendoza Airport in July, while they are least likely to rent in in April.
Monthly searches at Mendoza Airport by pick-up date relative to the average
145%
January
103%
February
67%
March
40%
April
44%
May
81%
June
147%
July
121%
August
111%
September
119%
October
101%
November
121%
December

Car Rental Information

Popular suppliers Rentacar, Hertz, SIXT, Keddy, Europcar
Popular car categories Medium cars, Large cars, Small cars, Vans
Lowest price $29 per day
Cheapest supplier Flexways

Most Popular Car Models of Rental Suppliers

Rental Supplier Model Doors Luggage Type
Rentacar Toyota Etios 5 2 Medium cars
Rentacar Fiat Cronos 4 2 Large cars
Rentacar VW Gol 4 2 Medium cars
Hertz Fiat Cronos 4 2 Large cars
Rentacar Toyota Etios 4 2 Medium cars
Rentacar Dacia Sandero 5 2 Medium cars
Rentacar Nissan Versa 4 2 Large cars
Rentacar Ford Ranger 4 4 Premium cars
Rentacar Chevrolet Spin 5+2 4 1 Vans
Rentacar Fiat Cronos 5 2 Medium cars

Our Customers' Reviews

Because we want to make sure each review listed here is left by a real customer, we don’t have an option to post a review here. Instead, we ask each and every customer to leave a review after they return their rental car. This way, you know that all reviews are authentic, verified, and trustworthy.

United States of America (USA)
Fiat Cronos
April 28, 2024
Overall whole process was OK like stated there was some issues with the car but overall we were happy Thank you
United States of America (USA)
Chevrolet Onix
January 22, 2024
Spectacular scenery but crazy drivers.
United States of America (USA)
Toyota Etios
June 7, 2023
We wish we had rented a car earlier or for longer. We went up to the mountains and had a wonderful time as a family enjoying the scenery and going on a hike.
United States of America (USA)
Chevrolet Onix
March 10, 2023
Mendoza wine country is beautiful and a great value. And the drive in the mountains was stunning.
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Car Rental Statistics

Highest rated company
SIXT
8 / 10
)
Lowest rated company
Rentacar
6.4 / 10
)
Total number of reviews
6
Total rental companies
14
Average daily price
$44.80
Lowest daily price
$28.88
Total cars available
61

Top 14 Suppliers at Mendoza Airport in 2024

SIXT
SIXT
Very good 8 / 4 reviews
+542613835172
Ruta Nacional 40 S/N, 5539 Mendoza
$40 - $90
Working hours
Mon:07:00-23:00
Tue:07:00-23:00
Wed:07:00-23:00
Thu:07:00-23:00
Fri:07:00-23:00
Sat:07:00-23:00
Sun:07:00-23:00
Hertz
Good 7.8 / 7 reviews
+542614482327
Aeropuerto Internacional Gabrielli F. J., Las Heras, Mendoza 1, Plumerillo
$34 - $105
Working hours
Mon:09:00-18:00
Tue:09:00-18:00
Wed:09:00-18:00
Thu:09:00-18:00
Fri:09:00-18:00
Sat:09:00-13:00
Sun:09:00-13:00
Localiza
Localiza
Good 7.8 / 3 reviews
+542614485777
Acceso Norte RN40 Km
Working hours
Mon:09:00-18:00
Tue:09:00-18:00
Wed:09:00-18:00
Thu:09:00-18:00
Fri:09:00-18:00
Sat:09:00-18:00
Sun:09:00-18:00
Enterprise
Enterprise
Good 7.8 / 1 review
+542614293111 / +542614489977
Acceso Norte RN40 Km. 15, J5539 Las Heras, Mendoza
$39 - $88
Working hours
Mon:07:00-23:00
Tue:07:00-23:00
Wed:07:00-23:00
Thu:07:00-23:00
Fri:07:00-23:00
Sat:07:00-23:00
Sun:07:00-23:00
Avis
Avis
Good 7.7 / 2 reviews
+542614481747
Avis, Acceso Norte RN40, M5539 Las Heras, Mendoza
Working hours
Mon:07:30-21:30
Tue:07:30-21:30
Wed:07:30-21:30
Thu:07:30-21:30
Fri:07:30-21:30
Sat:07:30-21:30
Sun:07:30-21:30
National
National
Good 7.7 / 1 review
+542614293111 / +542614489977
Aeropuerto Internacional Gobernador Francisco Gabrielli, s/n, M5500 Las Heras, Mendoza
$43 - $87
Working hours
Mon:07:00-23:00
Tue:07:00-23:00
Wed:07:00-23:00
Thu:07:00-23:00
Fri:07:00-23:00
Sat:07:00-23:00
Sun:07:00-23:00
Budget
Budget
Good 7.7
+542614481747
Acceso A Aeropuerto Internacional Gabrielli F. J., Las Heras, Mendoza
Working hours
Mon:07:30-21:30
Tue:07:30-21:30
Wed:07:30-21:30
Thu:07:30-21:30
Fri:07:30-21:30
Sat:07:30-21:30
Sun:07:30-21:30
Alamo
Alamo
Good 7.6 / 2 reviews
+542614293111
Acceso A Aeropuerto Internacional Gabrielli F. J., Las Heras, Mendoza
$36 - $81
Working hours
Mon:07:00-23:00
Tue:07:00-23:00
Wed:07:00-23:00
Thu:07:00-23:00
Fri:07:00-23:00
Sat:07:00-23:00
Sun:07:00-23:00
Keddy
Keddy
Good 7.6 / 2 reviews
+5491155832629
Mendoza airport
$39 - $54
Working hours
Mon:07:00-22:00
Tue:07:00-22:00
Wed:07:00-22:00
Thu:07:00-22:00
Fri:07:00-22:00
Sat:07:00-22:00
Sun:07:00-22:00
Street Rent A Car
Street Rent A Car
Good 7.5
+5493875299495
Aeropuerto Internacional El Plumerillo 1, Mendoza
$69
Working hours
Mon:08:00-22:00
Tue:08:00-22:00
Wed:08:00-22:00
Thu:08:00-22:00
Fri:08:00-22:00
Sat:08:00-22:00
Sun:08:00-22:00
Europcar
Europcar
Good 7.4 / 12 reviews
+5491155832629
Arrival Hall
Working hours
Mon:07:00-22:00
Tue:07:00-22:00
Wed:07:00-22:00
Thu:07:00-22:00
Fri:07:00-22:00
Sat:07:00-22:00
Sun:07:00-22:00
AddCar
AddCar
Good 7.4 / 5 reviews
+541145039234
Acceso Norte RN40 Km. 15, J5539 Las Heras, Mendoza
Working hours
Mon:08:00-21:00
Tue:08:00-21:00
Wed:08:00-21:00
Thu:08:00-21:00
Fri:08:00-21:00
Sat:08:00-21:00
Sun:08:00-21:00
Flexways
Flexways
Satisfactory 6.7 / 8 reviews
+541160093539 / +5491152599877
Acceso Norte RN40 Km. 15, J5539 Las Heras, Mendoza, Argentina
$29 - $44
Rentacar
Rentacar
Satisfactory 6.4 / 64 reviews
+8107778080 / +541148730842 / +5492616000021 / +541152630914
Aeropuerto de Mendoza (MDZ)
$40 - $43
Working hours
Mon:08:30-20:00
Tue:08:30-20:00
Wed:08:30-20:00
Thu:08:30-20:00
Fri:08:30-20:00
Sat:08:30-20:00
Sun:08:30-20:00
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