Car Rental in Panama City

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Cheapest Car Rental Rates

Albrook Marcos A. Gelabert Airport
Economy
Kia Picanto or similar
Kia Picanto
  • 4
  • 1
  • 3
  • A/C
  • Man.
Avis
$11.60 / per day
Panama City El Cangrejo
Compact
Kia Rio or similar
Kia Rio
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Dollar
$13.83 / per day
Tocumen International Airport
Intermediate
Kia Soluto or similar
Kia Soluto
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
MEX RENT A CAR
$18.88 / per day

Most Popular Car Rental Deals

Downtown
Standard
Toyota Yaris Sedan or similar
Toyota Yaris Sedan
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Thrifty
$20.60 / per day
Downtown
Full-size
Toyota Corolla or similar
Toyota Corolla
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Hertz
$23.46 / per day
Tocumen International Airport
Premium
Kia Optima or similar
Kia Optima
  • 5
  • 4
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
NUCarrentals
$50.85 / per day
Panama City El Cangrejo
Luxury
Kia Optima or similar
Kia Optima
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Alamo
$60.97 / per day
The above prices are only approximate and were last updated at 03:14 on 2024-06-14. Prices may vary based on the booking dates, length of rental, and car class.

Travel Information

Languages
Spanish, English
Currency
PAB
Drive on
Right-hand side
Country code
+507
Average car rental price
$27 per day
Average car rental length
10 days
Speed limit within town
40 - 60 km/h or 25 - 37 mph
Speed limit out of town
100 km/h or 62 mph
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.05%
Rating
8.5 / 10

One-Way Car Rentals in Panama City

The most popular one-way rental options for pick up in Panama City and drop off in another city include:

  • From Panama City to David - 138 offers from $45.34 per day
  • From Panama City to Colon - 66 offers from $43.25 per day

Top 2 Cities near Panama City

  1. 113.6 km / 70.6 miles
  2. 341.8 km / 212.4 miles

Map of Car Rental Locations

What is the cheapest month to rent a car in Panama City?

Car rental prices in Panama City vary by time of year. This graph shows the average prices per month to help you find the best time of year to rent.
Average rental costs per day in Panama City
$27.10
January
$25.63
February
$37.56
March
$26.60
April
$25.03
May
$24.69
June
$27.71
July
$24.93
August
$29.69
September
$21.06
October
$19.02
November
$35.00
December
The cheapest month to rent a car in Panama City is November (when prices average $19.02 per day). This is 30% cheaper than the yearly average and 49% cheaper than renting in March (when prices average $37.56).

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.

What’s the usual rental length in Panama City?

How long travelers keep their rental cars for varies from month to month: in January, the average renter keeps their car for 10 days, and in May, they keep their car for 7 days.
Average number of rental days in Panama City
10
January
9
February
9
March
9
April
7
May
8
June
10
July
8
August
8
September
9
October
8
November
10
December

What's the most popular month to rent a car in Panama City?

Based on the number of searches by our customers, the most popular month for renting a car in Panama City is February, and the least popular is May.
Monthly searches in Panama City by pick-up date relative to the average
146%
January
167%
February
126%
March
65%
April
51%
May
80%
June
114%
July
109%
August
85%
September
74%
October
67%
November
116%
December

Car Rental Information

Car rental locations 13
Airport locations 3
Popular suppliers Thrifty, Dollar, SIXT, Ace Rent a car, Avis
Popular car categories SUVs, Medium cars, Small cars, Large cars
Lowest price $12 per day
Cheapest supplier Avis

Most Popular Car Models of Rental Suppliers

Rental Supplier Model Doors Luggage Type
Dollar Kia Rio 4 2 Medium cars
Dollar Nissan Juke 5 2 SUVs
Thrifty Hyundai Grand i10 5 2 Medium cars
Thrifty Kia Picanto 4 1 Small cars
Ace Rent a car Hyundai Accent 4 1 Medium cars
Thrifty Kia Carnival 4 3 Vans
Avis Hyundai Accent 4 3 Large cars
Flexways Kia Picanto 5 1 Medium cars
Dollar Hyundai i10 5 1 Small cars
Flexways Suzuki XL7 5 2 SUVs

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.

Netherlands
Nissan Juke
August 1, 2023
Beautiful country for a trip
United States of America (USA)
Hyundai Accent
March 3, 2021
Anyone going from Panama City to Nuevo Gorgona, get ready for about 6 checkpoints on the way, none coming back ironically. Takes about 1 1/2 hours to get there.
South Africa
Hyundai Accent
June 14, 2019
Panama city
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Car Rental Statistics

Highest rated company
Flexways
8.5 / 10
)
Lowest rated company
Ace Rent a car
5.6 / 10
)
Total number of reviews
17
Total rental companies
17
Average daily price
$26.67
Lowest daily price
$11.60
Total cars available
613

Top 17 Suppliers in Panama City in 2024

Flexways
Flexways
Very good 8.5 / 23 reviews
3 locations
$40 - $63
Hertz
Hertz
Very good 8.2 / 8 reviews
6 locations
$19 - $92
Dollar
Dollar
Very good 8.1 / 113 reviews
7 locations
$14 - $96
Thrifty
Thrifty
Good 7.8 / 98 reviews
6 locations
$18 - $87
National
National
Good 7.8 / 4 reviews
4 locations
$27 - $184
Enterprise
Enterprise
Good 7.7
4 locations
$32 - $176
NUCarrentals
NUCarrentals
Good 7.6
2 locations
$31 - $58
Economy rent a car
Economy rent a car
Good 7.3 / 2 reviews
1 location
$48 - $69
Budget
Budget
Good 7.1 / 26 reviews
2 locations
MEX RENT A CAR
MEX RENT A CAR
Good 7.1 / 10 reviews
1 location
$17 - $129
Alamo
Alamo
Satisfactory 6.8 / 11 reviews
7 locations
$25 - $173
Europcar
Europcar
Satisfactory 6.7 / 28 reviews
3 locations
$33 - $359
Routes Car Rental
Routes Car Rental
Satisfactory 6.6 / 8 reviews
1 location
$40 - $87
Firefly
Firefly
Satisfactory 6.4 / 13 reviews
2 locations
Avis
Avis
Satisfactory 6.3 / 31 reviews
3 locations
$12 - $46
SIXT
SIXT
Satisfactory 6 / 41 reviews
3 locations
$13 - $127
Ace Rent a car
Ace Rent a car
Poor 5.6 / 26 reviews
3 locations
$32 - $143
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