Car Rental Santiago International Airport (SCL)

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Santiago International Airport, Santiago, Chile
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Cheapest Car Rental Rates

Economy
Chevrolet Spark or similar
Chevrolet Spark
  • 5
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
SIXT
$48.53 / per day
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Compact
Chevrolet Sail or similar
Chevrolet Sail
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Alamo
$53.49 / per day
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Mini
Hyundai i10 or similar
Hyundai i10
  • 5
  • 1
  • 3
  • A/C
  • Man.
Alamo
$54.40 / per day
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Intermediate
Nissan Versa or similar
Nissan Versa
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Alamo
$60.68 / per day
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Most Popular Car Rental Deals

Standard
Chevrolet Cobalt or similar
Chevrolet Cobalt
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Alamo
$77.82 / per day
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Premium
Nissan Altima or similar
Nissan Altima
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Alamo
$103.75 / per day
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Full-size
Volkswagen Amarok Comfortline 4x4 or similar
Volkswagen Amarok Comfortline 4x4
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
SIXT
$122.30 / per day
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Special
BMW 740i or similar
BMW 740i
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
SIXT
$166.86 / per day
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The above prices are only approximate and were last updated at 14:29 on 2020-02-04. Prices may vary based on the booking dates, length of rental, and car class.

Travel Information

Language
Spanish
Currency
CLP
Country code
56
Average car rental length
8 days
Economy car rental price
$63.95 / per day
Traffic direction
Right-hand
Speed limit out of town
80 - 100 km/h
50 - 62 mi/h
Speed limit within town
40 - 60 km/h
25 - 37 mi/h
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.03%
Santiago International Airport Car Rental

Airport Car Rental

Santiago Airport is also known as Comodoro Arturo Merino Benítez International Airport, Aeropuerto Internacional Comodoro Arturo Merino Benítez, and Nuevo Pudahuel Airport.

Top international routes

  • Buenos Aires
  • Lima
  • Sao Paulo
  • Bogota
  • Miami
  • Panama City

Main airlines

LATAM Chile, Sky Airline, Aerolineas Argentinas, JetSmart, Avianca, and Gol Transportes Aereos

Terminals

Santiago Airport has a single passenger terminal that has four floors or levels. You can easily move between any two of them.

Location

The airport is about 15 km (9.3 mi) northwest of central Santiago. Costanera Norte and Autopista Central are the main roads connecting Santiago Airport to the city.

Most popular types of rental car

  • Large cars - from $84 per day
  • Medium cars - from $64 per day
  • Small cars - from $53 per day
  • SUVs - from $139 per day

Top car rental companies

  • National (Tel: 22454445)
  • SIXT (Tel: +56225136000)
  • Europcar (Tel: +56224328420)
  • Keddy (Tel: +56224328420)
  • Avis (Tel: +56227953971)
  • NuCarrentals (Tel: +5623813690)
  • Ace Rent a car (Tel: +56222998920 / 5622241175)
  • Alamo (Tel: 612710706)

Car rental desks

You’ll find most in the central arrivals hall, on the first level.

Services and facilities

You’ll find many cafeterias, snack bars, and restaurants, as well as lots of shops, including specialty shops and duty-free stores. There are also several ATMs, currency exchanges, many lounges, an on-site hotel, a mobile device charging point, a pharmacy, a medical service point, a post office, chapel, and free yoga classes for travelers. The left luggage service, on level 1 next to gate 1, is open 24/7. The airport is well equipped for travelers with reduced mobility or impaired hearing or sight.

Nearest gas station

Copec, located at Ave. Santa Maria 423, can be reached in about four minutes and is open 24/7. There are many other gas stations near Santiago Airport and on the way to the city.

Popular one-way rentals

  • Calama (1,540 km / 956 mi)
  • Pucon (19 km / 12 mi)
  • Antofagasta (1,340 km / 834 mi)
  • Cusco (2,900 km / 1,800 mi)

Airport info

Rating
7.4
  • Getting to the airport 7.0
  • Departure and check-in 7.2
  • Terminal facilities 6.5
  • Wi-Fi connectivity 4.7
  • Restaurants and car rental services 6.0
  • Lounge 5.6

Santiago International Airport (SCL)

  • IATA: SCL
  • ICAO: SCEL
  • Airport name: Santiago International Airport (SCL)
  • Airport type: Public / Military / Civil
  • Airport Size: Large Airport
  • Elevation AMSL: 474 m / 1555 ft
  • Runway Surface: Asphalt
  • Distance from City: 8.7 miles / 14 km NW of town
  • Airport Hours: 24 hours a day

Top 10 Locations near Santiago International Airport

  1. 388.5 km / 241.4 miles away
  2. Car Rental at Temuco Airport from $26.42 per day
    637.4 km / 396.0 miles away
  3. 917.2 km / 569.9 miles away
  4. 1106.3 km / 687.4 miles away
  5. 1225.8 km / 761.7 miles away
  6. 1361.2 km / 845.8 miles away
  7. 1430.9 km / 889.1 miles away
  8. 1673.4 km / 1039.8 miles away
  9. 2180.7 km / 1355.0 miles away

Map of Car Rental Locations

When are car rental prices cheapest at Santiago International Airport?

The cost of renting a car at Santiago International Airport depends on the time of year. This graph compares month-to-month price changes to help you find the best deal.
Average Rental Price at Santiago International Airport
$74.88
January
$46.12
February
$50.19
March
$64.89
April
$54.44
May
$33.64
June
$106.35
July
$57.16
August
$60.86
September
$61.40
October
$61.23
November
$61.23
December
The cheapest time of the year to rent a vehicle at Santiago International Airport is June when prices for an Economy class start from $33.64. You can see that this is 45% cheaper than the yearly average and 68% cheaper than renting a car in July (when rental prices start at $106.35 for a Compact class). Knowing this can help you find the best price. But remember that these are average numbers. The exact cost of your rental will depend on your rental length and on how far in advance you book the car. Enter your travel dates at the top of the page to see exact prices and offers!

What’s the most popular rental length at Santiago International Airport?

Travel length differs from one month to another: in January the average rental period is 9 days, while in October, the average rental period is only 3 days.
Average Rental Length at Santiago International Airport
9
January
8
February
8
March
7
April
8
May
9
June
9
July
9
August
9
September
3
October
4
November
4
December

Which is the busiest car rental month at Santiago International Airport?

Travelers are most likely to rent a car at Santiago International Airport in January, while the fewest number of travelers rent in November.
Santiago International Airport Car Rental Popularity by Monthly Searches
223%
January
171%
February
144%
March
154%
April
167%
May
88%
June
116%
July
133%
August
1%
September
1%
October
1%
November
1%
December

Most Popular Car Models of Rental Suppliers

Rental Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
SIXT Volkswagen New Gol Highline 5 Medium cars
SIXT Chevrolet Spark 4 Small cars
Keddy Peugeot 208 5 2 Small cars
SIXT Citroen C-Elysse HDI diesel 5 2 Large cars
SIXT Toyota New RAV 4 4x2 5 1 SUVs
Alamo Chevrolet Onix 4 3 Small cars
SIXT Suzuki Swift 5 Medium cars
SIXT Kia Grand Carnival EX 2.2 diesel 5 2 People Carriers/Vans
SIXT Peugeot 3008 HDI 4x2 diesel 5 1 SUVs
SIXT Volkswagen Tiguan TDI Limited 4x4 diesel 5 2 SUVs

FAQ

What do you need to rent a car at Santiago International Airport (SCL)?
In most cases, you need a driver’s license, passport or ID card, and a credit card (in the name of the main driver), and the booking voucher to rent a car. Some companies may have additional requirements (be sure to check the rental conditions).
On what side of the road do they drive in Chile?
Drivers must drive on the right side of the road.
Can I rent a car at 18 in Chile?
No, you can not rent a car at the age of 18.
How old do you have to be to rent a car at Santiago International Airport (SCL)?
You must be between 25 and 99 years old.
Can you rent automatic cars at Santiago International Airport (SCL)?
Yes, automatic cars are available from SIXT and Alamo at Santiago International Airport (SCL).
Can I rent a car with a debit card?
Though most companies require a credit card to leave a deposit, some accept debit cards. Check the rental conditions for more information.
Can I rent a car without a credit card?
Most companies require a credit card to pick up the car. Some may accept debit cards or cash. Check the rental conditions for more information.
What car classes can I rent?
Small cars, Medium cars, Large cars and SUVs vehicle types are available at Santiago International Airport (SCL).
Can I rent a car at Santiago International Airport (SCL) with my home country’s driver's license (for example, U.S., U.K., or Australia)?
In most cases, a driver’s license from your home country is acceptable if it uses the Latin alphabet. In some cases, you will need an International Driving Permit (IDP). Check the rental conditions for more information. If your driver’s license does not use the Latin alphabet, you need an International Driving Permit (IDP) at Santiago International Airport (SCL).
Do I need an International Driving Permit at Santiago International Airport (SCL)?
In most cases, if your driver’s license uses the Latin alphabet, you can rent a car in at Santiago International Airport (SCL) without an International Driving Permit (IDP). In some cases, you will need an International Driving Permit (IDP). Check the rental conditions for more information. If your driver’s license does not use the Latin alphabet, you need an International Driving Permit (IDP) at Santiago International Airport (SCL).
How much does an additional driver cost? Is there an option for a free additional driver?
No rental company at Santiago International Airport (SCL) offers a free additional driver.
How much does it cost to rent a car at Santiago International Airport (SCL)?
A rental car costs $95 per day, on average. The lowest daily price found in the past 48 hours was $49 at SIXT.
How much is car rental for a week?
The average price for a weekly rental at Santiago International Airport (SCL) is $666. In the past 48 hours, the lowest price for a weekly rental at Santiago International Airport (SCL) was $340.
What car rental companies are located at Santiago International Airport (SCL)?
SIXT and Alamo can be found at Santiago International Airport (SCL).
What is the best car rental company at Santiago International Airport (SCL)?
Ratings and reviews left by our users indicate that the best providers are Europcar (8.8, 14 reviews) and Alamo (8.5, 3 reviews).

Top 8 Suppliers for Santiago International Airport in 2020

National
National
Exceptional 9.2
22454445
SANTIAGO INTL AIRPORT,
SIXT
SIXT
Excellent 8.7
+56225136000
Santiago International Airport, Aviador David Fuentes, Pudahuel, Región Metropolitana
Europcar
Europcar
Excellent 8.6
+56224328420
ARTURO MERINO BENITEZ INTL AIRPORT
Keddy
Keddy
Excellent 8.6
+56224328420
ARTURO MERINO BENITEZ INTL AIRPORT
Avis
Avis
Excellent 8.5
+56227953971
Arturo Merino Benitez Apo International Arrivals
NuCarrentals
NuCarrentals
Very good 7.6
+5623813690
Aviador David Fuentes, Pudahuel, Región Metropolitana, Chile
Ace Rent a car
Ace Rent a car
Very good 7.5
+56222998920 / 5622241175
Arturo Merino Benitez Intl Arp
Alamo
Very good 7
612710706
SANTIAGO INTL AIRPORT,

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