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Panama City Car Hire

Fri 2/12 Pick-up
12:00
Sat 3/12 Drop-off
12:00
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Panama City car hire reviews and directory

Thrifty
thrifty
Car hire reviews:
Mediocre (3.7, 6 reviews)
Car hire locations in Panama City:
5 locations
Thrifty
Locations in Panama City
Ave Domingo Diaz, Tocumen
+507 204 9591
Panama Domestic/intl Apo, Pa.
+507 315 0144
Tocumen Intl Apt, Panama
+507 238 4955
Via Espana N0. 100
+507 214 7677
Via Interamericana
+507 204 9595
  • 3.0
  • 5.3
  • 5.3
  • 2.3
  • 2.7
Recent reviews
2.0 Poor
7 Nov 2016
Walked away
Pros: When we first got to the office we were told they could not honor the Internet rate we got through kayak. So instead of $106 it was $177. Surprised but ok with it for the monthly rate. But then it turns out they cannot or will not accept any other insurance plan but their own, mandatory. Not US insurance which is understandable but also not Amex. Ok then, what s the rental rate with insurance? $1270. Yup. Not a typo. The office could not give us any breakdown and gave us all sorts of numbers which we could not make any sense of. We could not get info on what was the car rate, what different insurance plans there were. It turns out it is the law to have Panama insurance, which is obviously ok, but the rates the rental companies charge are crazy. At the very least there should be such information available when you book online. We decided to not rent the car in those circumstances and they were not very nice about it but we were not charged.
Cons: Not honoring internet rate. Not explaining the various rates and insurance fees.
4.4 OK
1 Dec 2016
Terrible Experience from Start to Finish
Cons: When I got to the rental car desk, I was surprised to find to out that they refused to accept my existing insurance coverage through my credit card and forced me to sign up for their far more expensive coverage that literally cost 11x the price of the car per day. When I dropped the rental car off, there was literally no one from Thrifty at the lot. Every other rental agency had someone present, but I had to leave the car outside, go talk to an agent inside, check in for my flight, RETURN to the rental desk to finish the check out process, then get back in line for airport security. Awful experience.
3.6 Mediocre
26 Aug 2016
Cons: These people are rip off artists. We are experienced travelers and I had confirmed my insurance coverage available to me through my credit card before I left the country. When we arrived to pick up the vehicle they refused to accept the coverage and refused to allow us to rent the vehicle unless we paid their insurance. It was EXTORTION!! I recommend having several reservations lined up so when they pull this B.S. (and they will) you can walk next door. We paid over three times the quoted price.
6.8 Good
14 Sep 2016
okay but slow and tedious
Pros: had good stock of cars , but cannot change car type. They will charge you a fortune.
Cons: Very slow service. Prepare 30-40 mins for the return process. They walk out to the parking lot to inspect car and come back to counter after 15 mins. The instruction for the return parking area is difficult to find. Insurance is not included in price if you book online. This is 3 or 4x the daily rental price. So if rental is $10/day , mandatory insurance is 20 or 30/day.
2.0 Poor
15 Oct 2016
Scam
Cons: Staff was very rude. Lots of hidden fees. They post a very low price on the website and then make you buy 3 kinds of insurance for a very high price. They don't care if you already have insurance and state that it is mandatory. Total ripoff.
3.6 Mediocre
29 Oct 2016
Charged more when I expected when rented by Kayak.
Pros: Nothing.
Cons: I had to pay the insurance 2x to rent a car in Panamá.
Dollar
dollar
Car hire reviews:
Mediocre (3.9, 4 reviews)
Car hire locations in Panama City:
12 locations
Dollar
Locations in Panama City
Ave Carmelo Espadafora
+507 978 0150
Ave Eusebio A Morales
Ave Ricardo J. Alfaro
Calle 52 Y Ricardo Arias
+507 270 0355
Calle Punta Colon
+507 215 8840
Ciudad De Santiago De Veragus
+507 270 0355
Panama City Intl Ap
Panama Domestic/intl Apo, Pa.
+507 270 0355
Rio Hato Cocle
+507 225 6205
Via Principal, Plaza Los Est
+507 730 9451
Via Tocumen
+507 236 4955
Y Calle 74, Obrrio
+507 270 0355
  • 4.0
  • 5.0
  • 4.5
  • 2.5
  • 3.5
Recent reviews
2.0 Poor
23 Aug 2016
Cons: Customer service in ocean trum location is terrible . The front desk attendant is rude and inefficient.
4.8 OK
12 Sep 2016
Did not get what I ordered and the panamapass is o
Pros: I will be complaining directly to Dollar about my experience.
Cons: I ordered a small car - they gave me a Tucson - it was late that evening and I was too tired to fight about it. I get small cars because the required insurance costs less and the gas is less. I was not told about where to park when I returned the car either and the $7/day for the panama pass is outrageous. The tolls equate to less than $10 for the trip to and from the airport. He said we could not use cash and we say lines that allowed cash payment. I will be requesting a credit from Dollar for the upcharge on the insurance and the pass charges. . Our biggest expense when visiting Panama is the car rental.
6.8 Good
21 Nov 2016
Cons: The price was not sincere, I paid before my travel, and when I arrived to tha airport to pick up my car, they say that I have tio pay more.
2.0 Poor
27 Nov 2016
Smoking car and prepaid fiasco
Pros: The clerk at the pick up counter was courteous
Cons: No sympathy from the clerk at the drop off counter. Dismissed my issues of giving me a smoking vehicle and only 3/4 of a tank of gas when I prepaid for a full tank. Said it was my fault for not reporting my problems earlier. No help whatsoever.
Alamo
alamo
Car hire reviews:
Good (7.6, 2 reviews)
Car hire locations in Panama City:
5 locations
Alamo
Locations in Panama City
Ave Diogenes De La Rosa
+507 315 6074
Calle 50 Convia Brasil
+507 214 4422
Tocumen International Airport
+507 238 4144
Via Espana - Hotel Continental
+507 269 8551
Via Ricardo J Alfaro Entrada
+507 236 5752
  • 6.0
  • 10.0
  • 10.0
  • 6.0
  • 6.0
Recent reviews
10.0 Excellent
30 Jul 2016
Pros: Very professional. Good car.
5.2 OK
21 Oct 2016
Considerable price change ^
Pros: I liked the convenience of booking in advance at what seemed like an excellent fare. Too bad it was all wrong.
Cons: The insurance that I was sold online did not meet the local requirements. When I arrived I was told that my 4 day rental would go from <$50 to $180. The required insurance was over $110 and and was not mentioned until arrival at the counter. I was also charged $5 for gas eventhough I returned it with more fuel than it had when I picked it up. Charged for an additional driver and was told that it was standard regardless of how many people would be driving. Generally felt scammed.
Budget
budget
Car hire reviews:
Good (7.6, 1 reviews)
Car hire locations in Panama City:
7 locations
Budget
Locations in Panama City
El Cangrejo, 55th Street
+507 214 6806
Israel Avenue
+507 302 3737
Omar Torrijos Avenue
+507 315 0201
Tocumen Int'l Aeropuerto
+507 238 4069
Veracruz Road
+507 211 8675
Via Espana, La Cresta
+507 263 9190
Via Israel And 77th Street
+507 270 0477
  • 6.0
  • 10.0
  • 10.0
  • 8.0
  • 4.0
Recent reviews
7.6 Good
18 Jul 2016
Beware of hidden policies/charges like obligatory
Pros: The price was amazing at first, $4 per day and $9 for insurance.
Cons: The $9 insurance purchased through kayak was not recognized in Panama by budget and I was forced to buy insurance through Budget as well. The cheapest insurance was $18. It was still a good deal but I felt a little deceived by the price because the obligatory additional insurance was not mentioned as far as I know and the insurance I did by wasn't recognized by budget, so basically a waste of money turning a good deal into an average deal :(
Ace
ace
Car hire locations in Panama City:
2 locations
Ace
Locations in Panama City
Hotel Riu Plaza
+507-378-9090
Marcos a Gelabert Intl Arpt
+507-315-0385
Avis
avis
Car hire locations in Panama City:
6 locations
Avis
Locations in Panama City
Avenida Balboa
+507 398 0360
Avenida De La Rotonda
+507 278 9444
Calle D El Cangrejo
+507 213 0555
Edif Distribuidora.David
+507 278 9455
Marcos A Gelabert Airport Albrook Field
+507 315 0434
Tocumen Intl Apo
+507 238 4037
Economy Rent a Car
economy
Car hire locations in Panama City:
1 location
Economy Rent a Car
Locations in Panama City
Nuevo Reparto El Carmen
507-6677-0827
Europcar
europcar
Car hire locations in Panama City:
1 location
Europcar
Locations in Panama City
Ave.federico Boyd Con Calle 50
+507 209 2072
Firefly
firefly
Car hire locations in Panama City:
4 locations
Firefly
Locations in Panama City
Marcos A Gelabert Albrook Apt
+507 279 5777
San Francisco, Israel Avenue
+507 279 5777
Tocumen Intl Airport
+507 270 0355
Torres De Alba Hotel
+507 279 5777
Hertz
hertz
Car hire locations in Panama City:
7 locations
Hertz
Locations in Panama City
Apto De Albrook
+507 301 6044
Apto. Intl De Tocumen
+507 238 3751
Calle 52 Bella Vista&r.arias
+507 210 9213
Calle 55 El Cangrejo
+507 301 2699
Hotel Breezes Playa Bijao
+507 908 3619
Via Porras Calle 50
+507 301 2697
Via Transistmica
+507 301 2611
MEXRENTACAR
mexrentacar
Car hire locations in Panama City:
1 location
MEXRENTACAR
Locations in Panama City
Tocumen International Airport
+507 238 3200
National
national
Car hire locations in Panama City:
5 locations
National
Locations in Panama City
Ave Diogenes De La Rosa Y
+507 317 6161
Ave Diogenes De La Rosa
+507 315 0416
Calle 50 Ph Universal 50
+507 265 3333
Calle 55 El Cangrejo
+507 265 5092
Tocumen International Airport
+507 238 4144
NU Car
nucar
Car hire locations in Panama City:
1 location
NU Car
Locations in Panama City
CALLE 1 C NORTE EL CARMEN 62
507 213 0177
Sixt
sixtrentacar
Car hire locations in Panama City:
2 locations
Sixt
Locations in Panama City
Calle Elvira Mendez 52
+507 269 7498
Via Tocumen 1
+507 238 4866
Sunnycars
sunnycars
Car hire locations in Panama City:
4 locations
Sunnycars
Locations in Panama City
Avenida Federico Boyd Cruce Concalle 50
Calle 50
Ricardo J. Alfaro Avenue
Via España and Ricardo Arias Street
13 travellers who hired a car in Panama City gave the car agency they used an average rating of 4.7

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