Aruba Car Rental Airport FAQ
Below, you’ll find a list of the most commonly asked questions when it comes to Aruba Airport car rentals — from rental car requirements to vehicle types, insurance coverage, recommended car rental agencies and more.
Can you rent a car from the airport in Aruba?
In order to rent a car at the Aruba Airport, you will need to provide a valid driver’s license, credit card (in the driver’s name) and an international driving permit (IDP) for those who have a driver’s license that is in another language other than English.
How do I make a car rental reservation at Aruba Airport
We recommend to book your Aruba Airport rental car online in advance via Discover Cars or by filling out the car rental widget located at the top of this page.
What documents do I need to rent a car at Aruba Airport?
Yes, you can absolutely rent a car from the airport in Aruba. The Aruba Airport offers a handful of car rental options for visitors who are eager to explore the island.
How old do I need to be to rent a car at Aruba Airport?
The minimum age requirement to rent a car at Aruba Airport is 21 years old. Please note that drivers under 21 can sometimes find Aruba car rental companies that offer drivers under the age of 21 the ability to rent a car in Aruba at a premium rate.
What types of vehicle can I rent at Aruba Airport?
You can rent the following types of cars from one of the Aruba Airport car rental agencies listed below. Vehicle types include small cars such as the Hyundai i10 (Economy Car), Hyundai Eon, Kia Picante, Chevrolet Sonic or similar.
Intermediate options will include Hyundai Accent, Volkswagen Jetta, Toyota Corolla and more. Larger options include: Hyundai H-1 full-size vans, Toyota RAV4 SUVs, Jeep Wrangler (Rubicon Edition), Jeep Gladiator and more.
Can I return the rental car outside of office hours?
Yes, although it will depend on the agency that you rent from as all car rental agencies at Aruba Airport have different rules and regulations when it comes to rental car pick-ups and drop-offs. Some agencies offer after-hours drop-offs for those who are traveling outside of regular hours.
Are there any additional fees or taxes when renting a car at Aruba Airport?
Yes. You should expect to see additional fees for airport surcharges, local taxes, and fees for extra accessories such as GPS devices, child seats, etc may apply. Always be sure to review the terms and conditions of the rental agreement in order to learn more about all additional fees that are added to the final total of your rental.
Are there mileage limits for rental cars from Aruba Airport?
Most rental car companies offer vehicles with unlimited mileage but you’ll want to be sure to confirm this with the agency prior to signing a rental agreement.
Do I need to refuel the rental car before returning it to Aruba Airport?
Generally speaking, most rental car companies require you to return your rental with the same amount of fuel that it had when you picked it up at the Aruba Airport. Some agencies will offer pre-paid gas options where you pay the set rate per gallon which is set by the rental car company although we don’t recommend this.
Do I need insurance for a rental car at Aruba Airport?
Full coverage car rental insurance is highly recommended for visitors who plan to rent a car in Aruba, especially considering how affordable it is at just $8 USD per day. Learn more about what full coverage car insurance means before you decide and find out what it actually covers when you are involved in an accident.