Rental Car Santa Cruz Province

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Rental car Santa Cruz Province: Explore the glaciers in Argentina

Gletscher im Nationalpark, Argentinien

Glacier in the province of Santa Cruz

Would you like to explore the Santa Cruz Privince in Patagonia on your own by rental car? Then let's get going! On you can book a cheap rental car for Santa Cruz Province. Select the model you desire online and book your rental car directly from home. There is plenty to discover in the province of Santa Cruz in Argentina. With a rental car you are always mobile and flexible. Take a rental car to one of the glaciers in Perito Moreno National Park and embark on an exciting hike. Boredom is guaranteed to be a thing of the past in Santa Cruz. Look forward to fascinating nature and incredible landscapes in Patagonia.

Interesting facts about Santa Cruz Province

  • Capital: Río Gallegos
  • Population: 274.000
  • Area: 243,943 square kilometres
  • Meaning of the name: "Holy Cross"
  • Big Citites: Río Gallegos, Caleta Olivia, El Calafate, Pico Truncado
  • Santa Cruz borders the province of Chubut to the north, the Atlantic Ocean to the east and Peru to the south and west.
  • Santa Cruz is the second largest province of Argentina. The largest province is Buenos Aires.

Pick up your rental car directly at the airport


Pick up your rental car directly at the airport

If you want to be mobile right after your arrival in Santa Cruz Province, you can pick up your rental car at one of the airports. Simply book the vehicle you want online from the comfort of your own home on Here you will find low prices and at the same time you won't have to worry about picking up your rental car. You can pick up a rental car at the following airports in the province of Santa Cruz:

Adventure Santa Cruz: Is a visit to the Los Glaciares National Park worthwhile?

If you want to visit the Los Glaciares National Park, the best place to start is in the city of El Calafate. The national park is part of the Patagonian ice field. This is the largest ice field outside Greenland and Antarctica and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. If you are a fan of hiking and nature, you will get your money's worth in Los Glaciares National Park. Take the wheel of your rental car and drive to the following glaciers:

  • Perito Moreno Glacier
  • Viedma Glacier
  • Upsala Glacier
Karte Nationalpark, Argentinien

Los Glaciares National Park

Wandern auf dem Gletscher, Patagonien

Hiking on the glacier

The glaciers are mainly in the south, while in the north you can climb very well. Since you can always drive flexibly in the province of Santa Cruz and in the national park with the rental car, you can put together your own individual route. Look forward to an unforgettable adventure that you can tell your grandchildren about.

Exciting excursions in the province of Santa Cruz with a rental car

The following table gives you an overview of some highlights you should definitely drive to by rental car in Santa Cruz. You will also find the distance by rental car to the excursion destination from Río Gallegos.

Destination Distance from Río Gallegos
Cueva de las Manos 698 km
Lago del Desierto 460 km
Glaciarium Patagonian Ice Museum 315 km
Estancia Cristina 350 km
Lago del Desierto, Argentinien

Lago del Desierto

Cueva de las Manos, Argentinien

Cueva de las Manos

Visit El Calafate and Río Gallegos by rental car

Río Gallegos

Pinguine am Strand Cabo Vírgenes, Argentinien

Penguins at the beach Cabo Vírgenes

Are you looking for a less touristy place in the province of Santa Cruz? Then you should definitely drive to Río Gallegos by rental car. There is a lot to experience here. Dedicate yourself to the spectacular nature and animal world and drive with the rental car to the beach Cabo Vírgenes. This beach is home to a huge colony of megellan penguins. Especially in the months from December to February you can observe crowds of penguins undisturbed.

Furthermore you should not miss the Laguna Azul. It is a lake in an extinct volcano crater, which captivates by its lively turquoise color. Here you will feel transported into another world. The Laguna Azul is surrounded by fascinating volcanic rock formations. Until today it is unknown how the lagoon formed or how deep it is.

 El Calafate

The small cozy town of El Calafate in the southwest of Argentina is becoming an increasingly popular holiday destination. It is located on Lago Argentino, to which you should make an excursion by rental car. Stroll through the pine and poplar lined streets of El Calafate and enjoy the charm of the small town. From here you can visit the Laguna Nimes by rental car. The lagoon offers the opportunity to picnic and observe a variety of different bird species in the wild. Especially in summer you should not miss the fantastic sunrises and sunsets. Alternatively, you can rent a car and drive to the village of El Chaltén which is 220 kilometres away. From El Chaltén you can undertake unforgettable tours into the fantastic nature of Argentina. Are you an experienced mountaineer? Then climb the Cerro Torre or Monte Fitzroy. Monte Fitzroy is one of the most beautiful but also most difficult mountains in the world.

Laguna Nimes, Argentinien

Flamingos in the Laguna Nimes

El Chalten, Argentinien

Discovering El Chalten

Blick auf Mt. Fitzroy, Argentinien

View of Mt. Fitzroy

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Frequently asked questions about booking a rental car Santa Cruz Province

Can I rent a car in Santa Cruz Province without a credit card?
No, in Santa Cruz Province it is not possible to book a rental car without a credit card.
Until when can I return a rental car {in Santa Cruz Province?
In principle, you can return the rental car at any time of the day. It is only important that you return the rental car no later than the time specified at the time of booking.
Do I have to take additional insurance in Santa Cruz Province?
If you book fully comprehensive insurance without a deductible, you do not have to take out additional insurance on-site.
How long do I have to cancel a rental car?
You have up to 24 hours before rental time to cancel.

Questions about the price

What does a rental car cost in Santa Cruz Province?
A rental car in Santa Cruz Province costs on the average 58.90 $ per day.
What does a rental car in Santa Cruz Province cost per week?
A rental car in Santa Cruz Province costs on average 412.33 $ per week 58.90 $ per day).
How much does a rental car in Santa Cruz Province cost for one month?
A rental car in Santa Cruz Province costs on average 1,767.14 $ for one month (58.90 $ per day).
Which rental car provider is the cheapest in Santa Cruz Province?
Europcar is in Santa Cruz Province the cheapest. A rental costs 235.62 $ for 4 days.
What does a small rental car cost in Santa Cruz Province?
A small rental car costs in Santa Cruz Province 58.90 $ per day.
What does a middle-class rental car cost in Santa Cruz Province?
A middle-class rental car costs in Santa Cruz Province 76.47 $ per day.
How high is the deposit for a rental car in Santa Cruz Province?
In Santa Cruz Province the deposit amounts begin at 324.89 $.
How high is the fee for young drivers in Santa Cruz Province?
Drivers under the age of 26 often pay a fee. This deviates strongly from the individual offers. We always show you the price including all fees.
How much does it cost to cancel a rental car?
Up to 24 hours prior to rental, cancellation costs nothing.

Questions about car rental providers

Which car rental providers are at the Santa Cruz Province?
At the Santa Cruz Province, the only provider is Europcar.