Cebu Car Rental
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Frequently asked questions
What is the best car rental in Cebu?
The best car rental in Cebu depends on your preference. You have to check many factors before booking a car rental in Guide to the Philippines, such as the number of travelers and the size of your luggage. If you’re with a small group and/or plan to travel within the city and nearby tourist spots in Cebu only, it’s highly recommended to choose from various mini and sedan cars. If you’re with a big group and/or you’re planning to visit long-distance areas with rough roads, book a van rental or full-size SUV rental instead. Your car rental options in Cebu include Economy A/T (Honda City or similar), Intermediate SUV A/T (Honda BR-V or similar), Full Size SUV A/T (Toyota Fortuner or similar), Mini Car A/T (Toyota Wigo or similar), and Full Size Van M/T (Toyota Hi Ace or similar).
What are the benefits of renting a car in Cebu?
There’s a lot of benefits if you drive a car rental in Cebu. You can travel at your own pace, you don’t have to spend long hours commuting from one town to another, and you can explore different tourist attractions such as Magellan’s Cross and Sirao Flower Farm while doing popular Cebu activities in different locations as well such as swimming in Kawasan Falls.
How much does it cost to rent a car in Cebu?
The cost of a Philippines car rental depends on many factors such as the group size, the number of luggage, and the type of car. Generally, rates start at around $25 per day for a small car and can go up to $100 per day for a luxury SUV. You may also book a luxury car rental in the Philippines.
What is the cheapest car rental in Cebu?
The cheapest budget car rental rates in Cebu City for small cars is around $20 to $30. Renting a mini car like a Toyota Wigo is ideal for solo travelers, especially if you have 1 to 2 pieces of luggage with you. Renting a mini car is ideal too if you’re traveling with a small group of people with only a few pieces of luggage.
Is it safe to drive in Cebu?
It is safe to drive in Cebu, Philippines. Whether you’re a local or an international traveler, you’ll have a great time driving around the different tourist spots and relaxing at different Cebu hotels. It is also safe to drive in other areas of Cebu such as Oslob and Moalboal. Please remember to keep your belongings close to you, keep the doors locked, park in a secured area, and follow the rules and regulations at all times.
What do I need to rent a car in Cebu?
To rent a car in Cebu, you need a valid driver's license, a credit card or cash deposit, and proof of insurance. If you are a foreigner, you will also need an international driver's license. For more information on Philippine car rental requirements, check out our Philippine car rental guide.
Where are the pick-up and drop-off locations of car rentals in Cebu?
The pick-up and drop-off locations of car rentals in Cebu depend on the service provider under Guide to the Philippines and your location. Some of the designated locations include Mactan Cebu International Airport Terminal 1 and 2 (so you don’t have to worry about looking for a car rental in Cebu that’s near the airport), and designated locations in Lapu-Lapu City and Mandaue City.
What type of car should I rent in Cebu?
The type of car you should rent in Cebu depends on your needs and preferences. If you plan on exploring the city and nearby areas, a small car or sedan may be sufficient. If you plan on going off-road or exploring more remote areas, and planning to try Mactan island hopping or Moalboal island hopping tours, an SUV or 4x4 vehicle may be more suitable.
Are there any age restrictions for renting a car in Cebu?
Yes, most require drivers to be at least 21 years old and to have held a valid driver's license for at least one year.
When you rent a car in Cebu City can you drive it anywhere?
Most providers under Guide to the Philippines will allow you to drive your rented car anywhere on the island of Cebu, but it’s still best to double-check with the mileage and area limit indicated in the product. With your car rental, you can plan your Cebu trip fuss-free and go on different Cebu tours. You may also go on a Simala tour in Cebu or a south Cebu tour.
What documents do I need to show when picking up the rental car?
When picking up the rental car, you will need to show your voucher from Guide to the Philippines, as well as your license.
Do I need to purchase additional insurance when renting a car in Cebu?
Most rental cars in Cebu come with basic insurance coverage, but you may want to consider purchasing additional insurance to protect yourself against accidents or theft..
What are the driving rules and regulations in Cebu?
In Cebu, you must drive on the right side of the road and obey traffic signs and signals. The speed limit on most roads is 60 km/h, but this may vary in certain areas. It is also important to note that wearing seat belts is mandatory, and using a mobile phone while driving is prohibited.
How is the traffic condition in Cebu?
If you’re in Cebu City, expect heavier traffic, especially during Sinulog Festival or during rush hour as most students and workers go home and catch public or private transport. In other areas of Cebu, such as Oslob and Moalboal, and areas where Cebu beaches and Cebu diving spots are located, traffic is almost nonexistent, even during peak hours.
What happens if I get into an accident while driving the rental car?
If you get into an accident while driving the rental car, you should first make sure that you and any passengers are safe. You should then contact Guide to the Philippines and the local authorities to report the accident.