Dominican Republic car hire

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Cheap car hire in the Dominican Republic

Economy€38/day
Full-size€113/day
Full-size SUV€99/day
Mini€37/day
Premium€180/day
Passenger van€79/day
Pick-up truck€111/day
Premium SUV€180/day
Intermediate SUV€44/day
Compact SUV€46/day
Standard SUV€56/day
Luxury SUV€244/day
Best prices found by KAYAK users in the past 48 hours.

Top tips for hiring a car in the Dominican Republic

  • If you are bringing children on your vacation and plan to rent a car in the Dominican Republic, you need to be aware that there are no child car seat laws, but it is compulsory for all passengers to wear a seatbelt when they are traveling in a car.
  • You will find that there are various types of roads in the Dominican Republic that are suited to different vehicle types. Most of the highways are in brilliant condition and have two lanes, while the DR-1 highway has four lanes and connects the cities of Santiago and Santo Domingo. There are also single-lane roads and dirt tracks, found in rural areas, which can require a four-wheel drive to navigate.
  • If you plan to cross the Dominican border with your rental car, you will need to be aware of the territorial restrictions, which will vary depending on the country that you want to visit. For example, you will not be able to take your rental car across to Haiti. To find out which neighboring countries you can visit, you will need to check the conditions with your car hire agency.
  • Renting a car in the Dominican Republic offers you the flexibility to explore the country in your own time and at your own pace. Remote sites like the waterfalls at Damajagua in the northern region of the country will require access by car.
  • 25% of our users found a car hire in Dominican Republic for €38 or less
  • Book your car hire in Dominican Republic at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Off-airport car hire locations in Dominican Republic are around 4% cheaper than airport locations on average

FAQs about hiring a car in the Dominican Republic

  • How much does it cost to hire a car in the Dominican Republic?

    On average a car hire in the Dominican Republic costs €73 per day.

  • What is the most popular car hire in the Dominican Republic?

    Intermediate (Nissan Kicks or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in the Dominican Republic.

  • What is the cheapest car hire company in the Dominican Republic?

    In the past 72 hours, the cheapest car hires were found at Goldcar Rental SP (€37/day), MEXRENTACAR (€38/day) and Alamo (€46/day).

  • What is the best car hire company in the Dominican Republic?

    Based on ratings and reviews from real users on KAYAK, the best car hire in the Dominican Republic is Alamo (6.0, 129 reviews).

  • How can I find car hires near me in the Dominican Republic?

    Take a look at our extensive car hire location map to find the best car hire deals near you.

  • Where should I hire a car in the Dominican Republic?

    Based on car searches on KAYAK, the most popular cities to hire a car in the Dominican Republic are Santo Domingo (56% of total searches of users looking to hire a car in the Dominican Republic), Punta Cana (19%) and Santiago de los Caballeros (6%).

  • How much does it cost to hire a car for a week in the Dominican Republic?

    On average a car hire in the Dominican Republic costs €311 per week (€44 per day).

  • How much does it cost to hire a car long term for a month in the Dominican Republic?

    On average a car hire in the Dominican Republic costs €1,334 per month (€44 per day).

  • What is driving like in Dominican Republic?

    Dominicans drive on the right-hand side of the road. You will find when you drive in the Dominican Republic that the roads are rather busy, plus you will find toll road DR-7 from Santo Domingo. Using a mobile phone at the wheel of a car is forbidden, and wearing a seatbelt is mandatory for all passengers. You may turn right on a red light, and you need to give way to the vehicle that is on the bigger street.

  • How old do you have to be to hire a car in Dominican Republic?

    To rent a car in the Dominican Republic, the minimum age is 21 years old. Drivers under 25 years old will need to pay an additional young driver fee of around 868 DOM (17 USD) per day. Be aware that your home country’s driving license is only valid for 30 days after your arrival in the Dominican Republic. You will always need to carry your license and your passport when you are driving.

  • How much does petrol cost in Dominican Republic?

    You can expect to pay around 64 DOM (1.27 USD) per liter of petrol in the Dominican Republic. You will need to be aware that petrol stations close by 6:00 pm and often open for half a day on Sundays. In more rural areas, there are fewer petrol stations, so you will need to fill up your car near the larger towns and cities.

  • What are the speed limits in Dominican Republic?

    When you rent a car in the Dominican Republic, you will need to adhere to the local speed limits. On highways, the maximum speed limit is 120 km/h (74 mph), while on other roads you may drive up to 80 km/h (50 mph). When you drive in villages, the speed limit goes down to 40 km/h (25 mph).

Car hire directory

  • national

    National car hire locations in the Dominican Republic

    23 Locations

  • alamo

    Alamo car hire locations in the Dominican Republic

    22 Locations

  • sunnycars

    Sunnycars car hire locations in the Dominican Republic

    19 Locations

  • flexways

    FlexWays car hire locations in the Dominican Republic

    17 Locations

  • avis

    Avis car hire locations in the Dominican Republic

    13 Locations

  • enterprise

    Enterprise Rent-A-Car car hire locations in the Dominican Republic

    12 Locations

  • budget

    Budget car hire locations in the Dominican Republic

    11 Locations

  • keddy

    keddy by Europcar car hire locations in the Dominican Republic

    10 Locations

  • dollar

    Dollar car hire locations in the Dominican Republic

    8 Locations

  • europcar

    Europcar car hire locations in the Dominican Republic

    8 Locations

  • hertz

    Hertz car hire locations in the Dominican Republic

    8 Locations

  • sixtrentacar

    Sixt car hire locations in the Dominican Republic

    8 Locations

Good to know

Most popular agency

Ace

Most popular car type

Intermediate

Average price

€44/day

Good deal

€38/day

When to book a rental car in the Dominican Republic

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The rates displayed include all taxes and fees for hire cars for the class listed and were found by KAYAK users in the last 48 hours. Offers are subject to change and may not be available on all car hires listed or dates of travel. Some hire car providers charge additional fees for other services (GPS, infant car seats, etc.). Please check the website of the respective hire car provider.