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Salvador Car Hire

Salvador Car Hire

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Pick-up location Salvador
Rental locations 46
Airport locations 21

Salvador car hire reviews and directory

Rated no. 1
Avis
avis
Best rated
7.6 Good (2,271 reviews)
1 location in Salvador
Avis
Locations in Salvador
Praca Gago Coutinho
+55 713 251 1024
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car smelled
Rated no. 2
Budget
budget
7.4 Good (4,189 reviews)
1 location in Salvador
Budget
Locations in Salvador
Luis Eduardo Magalhaes Apo
+55 713 251 1024
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Rated no. 3
Alamo
alamo
6.7 Good (4 reviews)
2 locations in Salvador
Alamo
Locations in Salvador
Av Amaralina 813 Amaralina
+55 713 240 4900
Travessa Santos Dumont, 431
+55 713 365 4174
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Hertz
hertz
4 locations in Salvador
Hertz
Locations in Salvador
Av Tancredo Neves 1632 Lj 6/26
+55 713 114 5100
Avenida Oceanica 3057
+55 713 173 9292
Hall Aeroporto De Salvador
+55 713 377 4227
Vasco Da Gama, Ave 828 Loja 8
Localiza
localiza
4 locations in Salvador
Localiza
Locations in Salvador
4362, Avenida Antonio Carlos Magalhaes
Av Tancredo Neves 1632 Lj 6/26
Avenida Oceânica, 3057 I
+55 713 173 9292
Hall Aeroporto Salvador S/N
Sunnycars
sunnycars
4 locations in Salvador
Sunnycars
Locations in Salvador
Avenida Amaralina 813
Gerino de Sousa Filho St. 161
Vasco da Gama Ave 828
praca Gago Couthinho
Unidas
unidas
4 locations in Salvador
Unidas
Locations in Salvador
07, Santo Amaro de Ipitanga road
7132041175
Av Tancredo Neves, 148
Av. Amaralina, 813
+55 713 240 4900
Avenida Octavio Mangabeira 961
Europcar
europcar
2 locations in Salvador
Europcar
Locations in Salvador
1a TRAVESSA SANTOS DUMONT, 431
+55 713 252 7175
Call +55(71)988173611 To Shuttle
+55 713 252 7175
keddy by Europcar
keddy
2 locations in Salvador
keddy by Europcar
Locations in Salvador
Avenida Acm 3213 Lj 04- Edf. Golden Plaza
Meet & Greet At Information Center- L.E. Mahgalhaes - Salvador
Locarx Rent a Car
locarx
2 locations in Salvador
Locarx Rent a Car
Locations in Salvador
Aeroporto SSA
+55 713 018 7120
Av. Oceânica, 2400, Loja 21
+55 713 332 1980
MOVIDA
movida
2 locations in Salvador
MOVIDA
Locations in Salvador
Avenida Manoel Dias da Silva 1375
Praça Gago Coutinho
+55 713 204 1693
National
national
2 locations in Salvador
National
Locations in Salvador
Av Amaralina 813 Amaralina
+55 713 240 4900
Travessa Santos Dumont, 431
+55 713 365 4174
Scala Rent a Car
scala
2 locations in Salvador
Scala Rent a Car
Locations in Salvador
Aeroporto
+55 713 358 5510
Avenida ACM, 846
+55 713 358 5510
Sixt
sixtrentacar
2 locations in Salvador
Sixt
Locations in Salvador
Av Manoel Dias da Silva, 1375
+55 112 377 8686
Av Santos Dumond, 1156
+55 112 377 8686
Yes Rent A Car
yesrentacar
2 locations in Salvador
Yes Rent A Car
Locations in Salvador
Aeroporto
+55 713 022 1400
Rua Fonte do Boi, 176
+55 713 022 1400
AutoEurope
autoeurope
1 location in Salvador
AutoEurope
Locations in Salvador
Unidas Desk In Arrival Hall
BR Way Rent a Car
brway
1 location in Salvador
BR Way Rent a Car
Locations in Salvador
Alameda Praia de Camboriú, 172
Economy Rent a Car
economy
1 location in Salvador
Economy Rent a Car
Locations in Salvador
Salvador Bahia International Airport
+55 713 251 6264
Enterprise
enterprise
1 location in Salvador
Enterprise
Locations in Salvador
Travessa Santos Dumont 431
+55 713 365 4174
FOCO
foco
1 location in Salvador
FOCO
Locations in Salvador
Salvador International Airport
+55 713 377 5931
JBrasil Rent a Car
jbrasil
1 location in Salvador
JBrasil Rent a Car
Locations in Salvador
Rua Dr. Gerino de Souza Filho, 161
+55 713 362 9497
Lupa Rent a Car
lupa
1 location in Salvador
Lupa Rent a Car
Locations in Salvador
Rua Anquises Reis, 81
+55 713 461 2000
Mister Car Rent a Car
mistercar
1 location in Salvador
Mister Car Rent a Car
Locations in Salvador
R. Dr. Gerino de Souza Filho, N.161
Pau Brasil Rent a Car
paubrasil
1 location in Salvador
Pau Brasil Rent a Car
Locations in Salvador
Rua Ranulfo Oliveira, 137
+55 714 103 4861
Thrifty
thrifty
1 location in Salvador
Thrifty
Locations in Salvador
Salvador Ap
+55 713 365 3073

Car hire locations in Salvador

When to book a hire car in Salvador

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Top tips for renting a car in Salvador

  • A hire car is the most comfortable and efficient way to explore not only Salvador but also the more remote, secluded beaches in the area, as well as the rest of the incredible Bahia state. Embark on a road trip along the Coconut Coast, north of Salvador, with its miles and miles of stunning beaches, or drive to Chapada Diamantina National Park, which is 315 miles from Salvador, and make scenic stops along the way.
  • Most of the major car hire companies, including Avis and Hertz, can be found at Deputado Luís Eduardo Magalhães International Airport (SSA), which is located just over 17 miles from the city center. The car hire desks can be found in the Arrivals Hall of the airport’s main terminal. You will need an International Driver’s Permit to rent a car in Brazil. Make sure to request a GPS device that is set to English.
  • The streets in Salvador are quite hilly, so make sure you are confident driving under those conditions. Downtown also features many cobblestone streets. Watch out for one-way streets or pedestrian areas, as road signs can sometimes be confusing. Drivers going at a speed of 12 mph or less are allowed to run red lights between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m. Avoid driving at night so as not to share the road with drunk drivers.
  • While traffic in Salvador may not be as bad as in other Brazilian cities like São Paulo, driving during rush hour is still quite chaotic and can easily add up to an hour to your travels. Plan your journey in advance and avoid driving into the city center or to the airport between 6:30 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. Evening rush hour peaks at 6 p.m., but avoid driving anytime between 4:30 p.m. and 7 p.m.
  • Book your rental car in Salvador at least 2 weeks before your trip in order to get a below-average price

FAQs about hiring a car in Salvador

What is the cheapest hire car agency in Salvador?

In the past 72 hours, the cheapest hire cars were found at FOCO ($16/day), Alamo ($29/day) and Hertz ($29/day).

What is the best hire car agency in Salvador?

Based on ratings and reviews from real users on KAYAK, the best car rental companies in Salvador are Enterprise (8.4, 59296 reviews), National (8.2, 3833 reviews), and Avis (7.6, 2271 reviews).

What is the cheapest car hire location in Salvador?

In the last 72 hours the cheapest hire car price was found at FOCO Salvador International Airport 42700-000 (21 kilometres from the city centre).

How can I find hire car agencies near me in Salvador?

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

What type of car is recommended for driving in Salvador?

If you’re not used to manual transmission, make sure you book an automatic vehicle in advance. If you’re just driving in and around Salvador, a mid-size economy car will be enough for your needs. If you’re traveling longer journeys across Bahia, get a car with good fuel efficiency that offers enough comfort and space.

What's the speed limit in Salvador?

The speed limit in urban areas across Brazil is usually 60 km/h (37 mph), but it may be as low as 30 km/h (19 mph) in certain residential areas. Unpaved roads have a speed limit of 60 km/h (37 mph) and highways in urban areas observe a limit of 80 km/h (50 mph). Highways in rural areas allow you to drive at a maximum of 110 km/h (68 mph).

How are gas prices in Salvador?

The average petrol prices in Salvador are about R$16.64 ($4.26) per gallon. Prices can go as low as R$15.14 ($3.88) per gallon and as high as R$18.17 ($4.65) per gallon. If you’re heading to the beaches in Bahia, remember to fill up the tank either early in the morning or late in the evening to avoid the crowds of beachgoers at the petrol station.

Where are the best places to park in Salvador?

If you’re renting a car in Salvador but don’t plan on driving around the city that much, it’s best to find accommodation that offers parking. Street parking is paid between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m., Monday to Friday, and on Saturdays from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Rates start at $0.80 per hour, but prices are lower if you stay for longer. You can also leave your car at one of the many parking lots near the center.