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Car Rental in Ecuador

As you search for a car rental in Ecuador, you will find SIXT offers a range of vehicles at affordable prices. Whether you need a car in Guayaquil or Quito, SIXT is here to help. Our branch staff speak English to make your rental experience a breeze, and our customer service is available 24/7 to answer your questions. Our locations offer convenient hours, including some that offer 24-hour returns. If you're traveling to Ecuador solo, a sporty sedan can be a good choice. If you have a larger group, choose a van for more space. 

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SIXT Services in Ecuador

When you are ready to rent a car in Ecuador, SIXT offers several different vehicle categories for your needs. Our choices for a car rental in Ecuador include practical sedans and compact cars. We also offer SUVs and passenger vans for larger groups, as well as pickups with ample cargo space. You can add a navigation system to your rental to keep you heading in the right direction, or an additional driver to share duties behind the wheel. Whether you need a one-day rental or a long-term rental, our flexible periods meet your needs. 

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Good to know when you’re visiting Ecuador

Documents you need to rent a car in Ecuador

All drivers need a valid driver’s license plus an ID or passport. Renters with licenses using a non-Roman alphabet like Cyrillic will also use an international driving permit or a translation. 

Car rental under 25 in Ecuador

You need to be 21 or older to rent with SIXT in Ecuador. 

Accepted payment methods

We accept all major credit cards in the renter’s name. Prepaid and debit cards as well as cash are not accepted. 

One-way car rental in Ecuador

If possible, one-way rentals between SIXT stations in Ecuador are allowed. An additional fee may apply. 

Flexible rental options

Book with our flexibility option and make changes to or cancel your booking free of charge. 

Cross-border travel

 It is not allowed to take your SIXT rental in Ecuador into neighboring countries. 

Best places to visit in Ecuador

  • Quito: The capital city of Ecuador, Quito is located high up in the Andes Mountains. The city contains plenty of well-preserved colonial architecture. It is also the largest historic center in South America and a UNESCO World Heritage Site because of its old churches, world-class museums and beautiful public squares. 
  • Cuenca: You will find this city in the southern part of Ecuador, and it is yet another UNESCO World Heritage Site. At the heart of the city, you will find many of the main attractions, including the Old Cathedral of Cuenca. As you wander through the narrow streets, you will find many parks and squares, including Calderon Park right in the heart of the old town neighborhood. 
  • Cotopaxi National Park: One of the best things about this breathtaking natural wonder is that it is just a short drive from the cities of Cuenca and Quito. This is a great opportunity to see volcanos up close. This is also a great place to do some hiking or simply drive around and take in the spectacular panoramas. 


Summer in Ecuador

Because of its location on the equator, you will find a humid and tropical climate throughout the year in Ecuador. The exception is if you head up into the mountains where you will find cooler temperatures. A great way to spend a summer day in Ecuador is to head to Banos de Agua Santa. Not only are there great natural hot springs here but this is also a great place to do white-water rafting, rappelling, climbing, and hiking. 

Why rent with Sixt?

Why rent with Sixt?
  • New cars - on average 3 months old
  • Premium fleet of german cars
  • Car rental made quick and easy
  • Unlimited miles on standard vehicles
  • Free cancellation when you pay on arrival
  • Friendly 24/7 customer service

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