With 10 locations across Ecuador, Avis has the most car hire centers out of any other rental agency. Quito is one of the most popular cities to visit in Ecuador, and you should have no trouble hiring a car from one of Avis’s 2 locations around the city.
Whether you hire or own a car in Ecuador, you are required by law to drive on the right. Keep in mind that if you do not feel comfortable driving on this side of the road, you can always call a taxi or opt for a ride share.
Out of 137 countries, Ecuador ranked 25 for road quality. On a scale of 1 to 7, where 7 is the highest score, Ecuador scored 5.2 for their road quality. The quality of the roads within the country may vary based on where you visit and the weather.
The drinking and driving limit in Ecuador is 0.03%. Regions and cities within Ecuador might have their own local drinking and driving laws on top of the country-wide mandated law, so be sure to check before booking your car hire. If you are younger than 18, which is the legal drinking age in Ecuador, then you may face strict penalties if you are caught drink-driving. Keep in mind that it is never a good idea to drink-drive no matter how old you are.
When it comes to hiring a car in Ecuador, travellers prefer to rent a SUV. In fact, 45% of our momondo users rented this type of car in the past 30 days and paid an average of $59 per day.