General Conditions for car rental in Puerto Rico


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:
American Dollar (USD)
• Tax:
Varies by location.
• Minimum age:
25 years.
Avis will rent to customers between the ages of 21-24 with a valid credit card and a valid driver’s license.  There is a 25.00 USD per day underage surcharge for renters 21-24. 

Additionally, the following restrictions will also apply for renters between the ages of 21-24: Renters of car groups H, V, P, S, Z and L will not be permitted.
• Driver’s License Requirements:
At time of rental, it is necessary to present the personal ID or valid passport together with the valid driver's license issued at the renter's country of origin. An International Driving Permit is required for driving licenses written in non-roman alphabet, valid only if presented together with the driver's license issued at the renter's country of origin. An International Driving Permit (IDP) is a translation of the customer's Driver's License only, and it alone is not accepted for the rental of a vehicle.
• Credit Card:
The renter will be required to present an international credit card accepted by Avis at the time of rental. 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 gasoline, the deductible of the insurance, etc. Said credit card must belong to the renter, no exceptions.
• Debit Cards:
Debit cards are not accepted.
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
Civil Liability and third party property damage insurance is included in the rates. Ask for the limitations of this coverage.

• Loss Damage Waiver (LDW)
Coverage that releases the renter of financial responsibility in case of loss, theft or damage to the rental car. For some car groups, a deductible starting from USD 500.00 applies. Coverage does not cover loss or theft of accessories. 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.

• ALI – Additional Liability Insurance
Special service offered by Avis, extends the cover for damages to third parties.
Optional. Please verify at time of booking the scope and limitations of this insurance.

Additional Charges

• Additional driver: USD 10.00 per day, per additional driver. All additional drivers must meet the same requirements for , driver’s license and credit backing as the renter, must be 25 years or older, and must be present at the time of pick-up of the rental vehicle. 
One Way Rentals
Avis allows renters to return the car in a different Avis location or city from where it was picked-up, always within Puerto Rico. An additional cost (Domestic One-Way) may apply, depending on the ending and starting Avis locations. Subject to availability at the time of booking. For more information:

Travel into other countries

An Avis car rented in Puerto Rico cannot leave this country.
An Avis vehicle rented in Puerto Rico is not allowed to be transported in any ferry or boat operating between islands, or to / from the continent. 

Last Update: 11/08/2017