Sixt prides itself on its ability to provide affordable, top quality car rental. When looking for a great deal on a rent a car, whether in an economy or luxury make, we have something to offer. Browse our website to find about our latest deals and discounts for countries in South America.
If planning to stay in your destination for a longer than a week or two, opt for a long term car rental with Sixt. With a long term rent a car you can have the flexibility to relax and enjoy your travels without being rushed. With typically cheaper daily rates then with a shorter rental agreement, you save on stress and costs.
The payment methods for renting a car from Sixt are simple: we accept all major credit cards including, Master Card, Visa, Diners Club, American Express, Discover and more. We accept credit card payments on all of our rental categories. Sixt also accepts debit cards on certain rental categories, these categories are usually our economy vehicles however the policy differs from country to country. To see details for a specific country, you will be able to get all of the information you need here - Payment Methods
Having car rental insurance while driving abroad can take the stress off of driving in unfamiliar territory or even on the left side of the road! Sixt has several insurance options to fit your needs. Below you can see a list of the insurances to choose from Sixt in South America.
* Third Party Insurance (TI)
Insurance coverage for the vehicle rented includes Third Party Liability with a maximum cover of EUR 50 Mill for personal injuries and material damages. Maximum cover for personal injuries is EUR 8 Mill per injured person and is limited to South America only. Coverage varies depending on country – This example applies to Germany
* Loss Damage waiver (LDW)
Loss Damage Waiver removes the driver’s responsibility for a part of the vehicle in case of damage or theft. If LDW is not accepted the customer will be held liable for the full value of the car.
* Tire & Glass Coverage (TG)
Tire and Glass Coverage provides coverage against damages on tires, windshield, passenger windows and rear window.
* Personal Accident Insurance (PAI)
By taking out personal accident protection coverage, this can also be extended to cover person’s as a consequence of an accident.
* Collision Damage Waiver (CDW)
Collision Damage Waiver removes the driver’s responsibility to a part of the vehicle in case of damage.
* Theft Protection (TP)
Theft Protection removes the driver’s responsibility to a part of the vehicle in case of theft.
To get a list of the exact insurance options you will be able to choose and prices for your pick-up country, please go here: all rental information.
It is possible to rent a car under 25 in South America however different countries have different regulations on the rental age. Most countries in South America will allow you to rent a car once you are 21, and other countries, you only have to be 18. However, if you are under 25 years old you might be charged with a young driver fee.
Renting a car in South America may sound very complicated however with Sixt it is an easy process. Once you have booked your car online (chose pick-up location, rental dates and vehicle category), all you have to do until you pick up your vehicle is keep track of your reservation number.
Once you arrive at the rental counter you will need to make sure you bring these things along to show the rental agent:
The rental agent will take you through the rest of the process and make sure you know all of the rules and regulations about renting a car in South America or the country you are in before you drive off.
The rental agent will ask you questions about insurance, additional add-ons, rental dates and make sure the rental vehicle is correct. Then you will need to pay for the vehicle, once you pay, a deposit will be taken out from your bank account and will be returned 48 hours after the vehicle is returned. After you have paid you will receive your car rental keys and you will be ready to drive in South America.
At most of our locations it is required to make sure the fuel tank is returned full and the vehicle is in good standard, no trash everywhere, not too dirty etc. If this is not done, a cleaning fee will be charged to your reservation.
Sixt also makes sure that you are prepared for any occasion with our add-ons. You will be able to accommodate your traveling party and any weather condition with Sixt add-ons:
Armando A. 23. Jan.2015
"It is always a positive experience when renting from your 5th street location. The staff is very professional and efficient and always smiling. And I always feel welcome and appreciated. The management is always prompt to solve any issue at any moment. Their efficiency and professionalism makes it my number one choice. Thank you Sixt!"