General Conditions for car rental in Colombia

Importante

At time of rental, when picking-up a car, AVIS customers may choose to accept or to decline optional coverage or insurance by checking into the corresponding box (accept or reject). Once the contract is signed and coverage/insurance is accepted, it will not be refundable.

• Currency:
Colombian Peso (COP)
• Tax:
19%
• Minimum age:
18 years.
An underage fee of 7.10 USD for drivers 18-21 years of age will apply.
• Maximum age:
There is no maximum age.  
• Driver’s License/Passport:
At the moment the Rental Agreement is opened, a valid Driver´s License and the driver´s passport must be presented. The License should have been issued at the country of origin. In those cases where an International Driver´s License is presented, it must be presented with the Driver´s License of the country of origin of the driver and the driver´s passport. International Driving Licence together with the Driving License of the country of origin.
• Driver’s License Requirements:
Valid driver's license from country of residence is required. International driving license is required only for countries with non-Roman alphabet. International driving license is a translation only.
• Credit Card:
An International credit card accepted by AVIS will be required at the time you collect your vehicle; said credit card will be blocked to be used as a guarantee and to cover any extra charge not included in the Voucher, such as, gas, insurance deductible, etc.
• Debit Cards:
Debit cards are not accepted.
• Additional drivers: All additional drivers must meet the same minimum age and driver's license requirements as the renter. All additional drivers must be present at time of pick-up of the rental vehicle.
Important
Avis and Avis licensees reserve the right to refuse any request for rental including requests for  persons under age, persons not in possession of a recognized full and valid driver's license, persons unable to satisfy credit or cash requirements, or  persons who, in the opinion of Avis, constitute a risk.

Insurances and Coverages

• Motor Liability Insurance

• Loss Damage Waiver (LDW)
Partially releases the renter of financial responsibility in case of loss or damage to the rental car. Coverage does not cover loss or theft of accessories. The renter will be responsible for a deductible in case of damage or theft. The renter will be responsible for the full cost of the damage if the car is driven in violation of the rental agreement, is abused or driven recklessly or while under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Some rates include this coverge.
One Way Rentals
Avis allows renters to return the car in a different Avis location from where it was picked-up, always within Colombia. An additional fee may apply, depending on the distance between the starting and ending Avis locations. Subject to availability at time of booking. For more information: helpdesk@avis-int.com

Additional Information

Colombia has traffic restrictions according to the last digit of the license plate. These restrictions are subject to change by law and administration of each city. Please verify.

Bogotá
Days Monday to Friday
Does not apply to Saturdays, Sundays or holidays.
Hours 06:00 AM to 08:30 AM
03:00 PM to 07:30 PM
Restriction For vehicles whose license plate ends in an EVEN number (2 – 4 – 6 – 8 – 0) the restriction applies on even-numbered days.
For vehicles whose license plate ends in an ODD number (1 – 3 – 5 – 7 – 9) the restriction applies on odd-numbered days.
Cali
Days Monday to Friday
Does not apply to Saturdays, Sundays or holidays.
Hours 07:00 AM to 10:00 AM (South of the city: applies from 06:00 AM)
05:00 PM to 08:00 PM
Restriction
Once a week, as follows according to the license plate's last digit:
Monday 9 – 0
Tuesday 1 – 2
Wednesday 3 – 4
Thursday 5 – 6
Friday 7 – 8
Medellín
Days Monday to Friday
Does not apply to Saturdays, Sundays or holidays.
Hours 07:00 AM to 08:30 AM
05:30 PM to 07:00 PM
Restriction
Twice a week, as follows according to the license plate's last digit:
Monday 6 – 7 – 8 – 9
Tuesday 0 – 1 – 2 – 3
Wednesday 4 – 5 – 6 – 7
Thursday 8 – 9 – 0 – 1
Friday 2 – 3 – 4 – 5
Santa Marta
Days Monday to Friday
Does not apply to Saturdays, Sundays or holidays.
Hours 07:00 AM to 07:00 PM
Restriction
Twice a week, as follows according to the license plate's last digit:
Monday 1 – 2 – 3 – 4
Tuesday 5 – 6 – 7 – 8
Wednesday 9 – 0 – 1 – 2
Thursday 3 – 4 – 5 – 6
Friday 7 – 8 – 9 – 0
Cartagena
Days Monday to Friday, and Saturdays
Does not apply to Sundays or holidays.
Hours Monday to Friday 07:00 AM to 07:00 PM, Saturday from 07:00 until 15:00
Restriction
As follows according to the license plate's last digit:
Monday 1 – 2
Tuesday 3 – 4
Wednesday 5 – 6
Thursday 7 – 8
Friday 9 – 0
Saturday 5 – 6

Travel into other countries

Avis cars rented in Colombia are not allowed to cross borders into other countries.



( ! ) Information and values are subject to change without prior notice. 
( ! ) All values are subject to tax unless otherwise specified.

Last Update: 04/12/2017